Self Care: A Guide for Addiction Professionals

This book identifies common workplace stressors for addiction professionals and provide strategies that both agencies and addiction professionals can use to address them and promote overall self-care. The guide covers topics such as: Nutrition, Mental Wellness,Recovery Management, and Exercise. The new 2012 version adds a section about coping with grief and loss. Download Now Read […]

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Handbook on Decision Making

Decision making is a multi-faceted and challenging, yet important task. A decision maker normally has to take into consideration a number of alternatives, which often conflict with one another, before reaching a good decision. To cope with the challenges of decision making, decision support systems have been developed to provide assistance in human decision making […]

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Early Adolescents’ Aspirations and Academic Tracking an Exploratory Investigation (Report)

Early adolescents make early career decisions in the form of curriculum choices for high school, and these choices can influence future postsecondary education and career paths. This exploratory study examined relationships between school and demographic variables and 522 eighth graders’ choices of high school academic tracks. Analysis of variance and chi-square analyses identified statistically significant […]

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The Unthinkable

It lurks in the corner of our imagination, almost beyond our ability to see it: the possibility that a tear in the fabric of life could open up without warning, upending a house, a skyscraper, or a civilization. Today, nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorism, […]

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Conflict Resolution in Decision Making

This book constitutes thoroughly revised selected papers of the Second International Workshop on Conflict and Resolution in Decision Makrung, COREDEMA 2016, held in The Hague, The Netherlands, in August 2016. The 9 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 13 submissions.The 2nd International Workshop on Conflict Resolution in Decision Making (COREDEMA 2016) focuses on […]

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Developmental Counseling and Therapy As a Model for School Counselor Consultation with Teachers.

Referral requests for individual counseling pose a threat to the implementation of comprehensive school counseling programs (Jackson & White, 2000). Consulting with teachers is one way that school counselors can efficiently respond to some referrals while also providing system support. Using a developmental counseling and therapy-based consultation model, school counselors can assess how a teacher […]

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The Mind And The Brain

A groundbreaking work of science that confirms, for the first time, the independent existence of the mind–and demonstrates the possibilities for human control over the workings of the brain. Conventional science has long held the position that ‘the mind’ is merely an illusion, a side effect of electrochemical activity in the physical brain. Now in […]

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Intuitionistic Preference Modeling and Interactive Decision Making

This book offers an in-depth and comprehensive introduction to the priority methods of intuitionistic preference relations, the consistency and consensus improving procedures for intuitionistic preference relations, the approaches to group decision making based on intuitionistic preference relations, the approaches and models for interactive decision making with intuitionistic fuzzy information, and the extended results in interval-valued intuitionistic […]

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A Descriptive Study of Urban School Counseling Programs.

A descriptive study was implemented to determine how urban school counselors adhere to the Gysbers and Henderson (2000) and Myrick (1993) models of school counseling programs. One hundred and two & = 102) counselors in six urban centers (New York; Newark, NJ; Philadelphia; Washington, DC; Trenton, NJ,” and Baltimore) completed the Urban School Counselor Questionnaire. […]

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