University-Urban School Collaboration in School Counseling.

Models of effective collaboration are needed to best serve the needs of students in 21st-century schools. The Career and Education Connection program, an elementary career intervention developed for an economically challenged urban school district, is described. The article discusses theoretical frameworks and lessons learned through professional and personal experiences with (a) initiating a collaborative research-practice […]

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Parent Effectiveness Training

Learn to more effectively resolve conflicts, commnicate, and create loving relationships with your children with the help of this relevant, practical guide to parenting. Now revised for the first time since its initial publication, this groundbreaking guide will show you how to avoid being a permissive parent, how to listen so kids will talk to […]

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Decision Making in Spinal Care

Updated and expanded to reflect current management strategies and new technologies, Decision Making in Spinal Care, Second Edition provides readers with focused guidance to every major topic in spine, with an emphasis on clinical decision making. Covering the most common spine problems, this new edition covers the spectrum of diagnoses seen in a typical spinal […]

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The Effects of Sexual Assault on the Identity Development of Black College Women (Report)

Colleges and universities remain settings where women are particularly at risk for experiencing all forms of unwanted sexual activity, namely, sexual assault (Cass, 2007). While there are different types of sexual assault–acquaintance rape, date rape, stranger rape, party rape, and gang rape, most rape occurs with individuals who have had some form of association or […]

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Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why

“Unique among survival books . . . stunning . . . enthralling. Deep Survival makes compelling, and chilling, reading.”—Denver Post Over a decade since its original publication, Laurence Gonzales’s bestselling Deep Survival has helped save lives from the deepest wildernesses, just as it has improved readers’ everyday lives. Its mix of adventure narrative, survival science, […]

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Strategic Decision Making Standard Requirements

How do we make it meaningful in connecting Strategic Decision Making with what users do day-to-day? What are your results for key measures or indicators of the accomplishment of your Strategic Decision Making strategy and action plans, including building and strengthening core competencies? How is the value delivered by Strategic Decision Making being measured? Who […]

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School Counselor Dispositions As Predictors of Data Usage (Report)

This article examined school counselor dispositions (e g,, general self-efficacy, counselor, self-efficacy, openness to change, commitment to counseling improvement/professional development) that predict data usage among K-12 professional school counselors. For the study, 130 professional school counselors from Maryland and Virginia completed the School Counselor Attribute and Data Usage Survey. Results indicated that school counselor self-efficacy […]

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The Bipolar Handbook

For Dr. Wes Burgess, the diagnosis of bipolar disorder means hope-hope for the estimated ten million people who will develop the disorder during their lifetimes, and hope for the families and friends of people who suffer from it. Drawing upon the real questions asked by patients and families during his nearly twenty years as a […]

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Business Decision-Making

How do executives make decisions? Based on what? Are their decisions conscious or unconscious? Can they explain each decision they make? What tools can they use to improve their  decision-making process? What rules of thumb (heuristics) can they use when faced with decision-making challenges? These are some of the questions this book is about. During […]

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Joining the Conversation About Educating Our Poorest Children: Emerging Leadership Roles for School Counselors in High-Poverty Schools (Report)

School counselors bring special skills to the effort of educating low-income children. A review of literature on poverty and social class as correlates of student success, teacher expectations, and parent involvement provides a rationale for school counselors expanding their leadership roles in high-poverty schools by. (a) serving as cultural broker among students, their families, and […]

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