Improving the Decision Making Abilities of Small Unit Leaders

For the past decade, the U.S. Marine Corps and its sister services have been engaged in what has been termed “hybrid warfare,” which ranges from active combat to civilian support. Hybrid warfare typically occurs in environments where all modes of war are employed, such as conventional weapons, irregular tactics, terrorism, disruptive technologies, and criminality to […]

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Positive Psychology and Character Strengths: Application to Strengths-Based School Counseling (Report)

The basic premise of positive psychology is that the happiness and fulfillment of children and youth entail more than the identification and treatment of their problems. This article provides an overview of positive psychology and the Values in Action (VIA) project that classifies and measures 24 widely recognized character strengths. Good character is multidimensional, made […]

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Drive

Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate peopleā€”at work, at school, at home. It’s wrong. As Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others) explains in his paradigm-shattering book Drive, the secret to high performance and satisfaction in today’s world is the deeply human need […]

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Dynamic Economic Decision Making

A comprehensive analysis of the macroeconomic and financial forces altering the economic landscape Financial decision-making requires one to anticipate how their decision will not only affect their business, but also the economic environment. Unfortunately, all too often, both private and public sector decision-makers view their decisions as one-off responses and fail to see their decisions […]

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Group Exercises for Addiction Counseling

An indispensable collection of ready-to-use, proven exercises Providing immediately useful group counseling suggestions and tips for addictions counselors, Group Exercises for Addiction Counseling offers powerful techniques that can be adapted to any clinical practice. Written in the author’s gentle yet purposeful voice, this reader-friendly resource is filled with guidance for developing an addictions counseling group; […]

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Invisible Prisons Of The Human Mind

Why do people behave the way they do? What are the factors which influence the behaviour of humans? What is the role of the Spirit, the Soul, The Mind and the Consciousness in what is commonly known as human character or personality? How is human behaviour controlled so that it remains within acceptable limits? Is […]

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Decision Making In Your 1st Year

Attrition rates among beginning teachers have long been a cause for concern. As a profession, teaching is one that is extremely difficult to enter into and find your footing. For most novice teachers the first year of teaching is typically the most difficult due to the challenges faced both in the classroom and personally. During […]

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Third Culture Kids: Implications for Professional School Counseling (Conceptual) (Report)

The increase of international business, military placements, and immigration has led to an increase in students attending schools in a country other than where they were born: third culture kids (TCKs). TCKs have unique educational needs, necessitating the support of their school counselors. This article (a) defines and introduces the needs and characteristics of TCKs, […]

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Hold Me Tight

Heralded by the New York Times and Time as the couples therapy with the highest rate of success, Emotionally Focused Therapy works because it views the love relationship as an attachment bond. This idea, once controversial, is now supported by science, and has become widely popular among therapists around the world. In Hold Me Tight, […]

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Decision-Making in Operative Dentistry

Operative Dentistry is a rapidly changing field of restorative dentistry. Advances in caries diagnosis and management strategies, pulp protection philosophies, tooth preparation techniques and dental materials have left practitioners somewhat unsure as to what is best practice. This book answers many of the questions frequently posed by practitioners, encourages a less interventive philosophy and is […]

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