Decision-Making in Crisis Situations

This book presents concepts and methods for optimal training for decision making in crisis situations. After presenting some general concepts of decision-making during crisis situations, it presents various innovations for optimal training, such as serious games, scenario design, adapted animation of crisis exercises, observation and debriefing of exercises related to pedagogical objectives. Download Now Read […]

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***AS FEATURED ON NPR’S TALK OF THE NATION***Imagine the worst thing in the world. Picture it. Construct it, carefully and deliberately in your mind. Be careful not to omit anything. Imagine it happening to you, to the people you love. Imagine the worst thing in the world. Now try not to think about it. This […]

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Advance Directives: Rethinking Regulation, Autonomy & Healthcare Decision-Making

This book offers a new perspective on advance directives through a combined legal, ethical and philosophical inquiry. In addition to making a significant and novel theoretical contribution to the field, the book has an interdisciplinary and international appeal. The book will help academics, healthcare professionals, legal practitioners and the educated reader to understand the challenges of creating […]

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Critical Incidents in Integrating Spirituality into Counseling

This compelling casebook integrates critical incidents, spirituality, and counseling with diverse populations dealing with issues across the life development continuum. It offers counselor educators, students, and clinicians a highly useful educational tool for more effective teaching and practice that will foster lively discussion, case conceptualization, and intervention skills. Using an applied format, the book is […]

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Consent and Conflict in Medico-Legal Decision-Making at the End of Life: A Critical Issue in the Canadian Context.

INTRODUCTION New technologies are, in many ways, making life more efficient and more productive. Ironically, these same technologies are making life more complex and precarious. In particular, medical technologies–in vitro fertilization, transplantation, stem-cell therapies, advanced life-support techniques–are proving to be a double-edged sword by increasing treatment options and expectations while simultaneously exciting ethical concerns about […]

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Relationships in Counseling and the Counselor’s Life

In this engaging book, Jeffrey Kottler and Richard Balkin address common misconceptions about what works in counseling and offer suggestions for building constructive counseling relationships and facilitating positive counseling outcomes. Key aspects of the client–counselor relationship are supported by interesting examples and stories integrated with clinically useful research on counseling results. Part 1 reviews basic […]

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How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too!

In this eye-opening resource, Dr. Sal Severe taps his twenty-five years of experience as a school psychologist and parenting workshop leader to show that a child’s behavior is often a reflection of the parent’s behavior, and by making changes themselves, parents can achieve dramatic results in their children. Instead of focusing on what children do […]

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Construction Program Management – Decision Making and Optimization Techniques

Exploring complex and intelligent analytical and mathematical methods, this book examines how different approaches can be used to optimize program management in the construction industry. It presents an in-depth study of the different program management methods, ranging from simple decision-making techniques and statistics analysis to the more complex linear programming and demonstrates how knowledge-base systems […]

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