The Art of Possibility

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER The perfect gift for Graduation! Rosamund Stone Zander’s new book, Pathways to Possibility, is now available from Viking. Presenting twelve breakthrough practices for bringing creativity into all human endeavors, The Art of Possibility is the dynamic product of an extraordinary partnership. The Art of Possibility combines Benjamin Zander’s experience as conductor of the Boston […]

Using Comparison Groups in School Counseling Research: A Primer.

This article describes comparison group research designs and discusses how such designs can be used in school counseling research to demonstrate the effectiveness of school counselors and school counseling interventions. The article includes a review of internal and external validity constructs as they relate to this approach to research. Examples of relevant research using this […]

Tourism Industry Prespectives on the Cariboo-Chilcotin CORE Process: Shared Decision Making?

Introduction The province of British Columbia (BC) has long enjoyed a reputation of being “Supernatural” in the eyes of outdoor enthusiasts and tourists from around the world. Given the beauty and natural diversity of the province, it is no wonder that tourism and outdoor recreation have emerged as two of its fastest growing industries (BC […]

Children and Adolescents Who are Depressed: An Ecological Approach.

The purpose of this article is to provide school counselors with a framework for working with students who experience or display depressed feelings or behavior. Following an overview of depression, a framework based on the ecological model (Bronfenbrenner, 1979; Bronfenbrenner & Morris, 1998) is described. The framework offers school counselors a conceptual model to understand […]

Decision Making in a World of Comparative Effectiveness Research

In the past decade there has been a worldwide evolution in evidence-based medicine that focuses on real-world Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) to compare the effects of one medical treatment versus another in real world settings. While most of this burgeoning literature has focused on research findings, data and methods, Howard Birnbaum and Paul Greenberg (both […]

Using the ASCA National Model[R] to Facilitate School Transitions.

The American School Counselor Association has developed the ASCA National Model[R] in order to provide school counselors with a structure for effective practice. The ASCA National Model can help school counselors think proactively about how they can best serve the students in their schools, and it contains ideas and tools for developing comprehensive school counseling […]

Addiction and Grace

Addiction and Grace offers an inspiring and hope–filled vision for those who desire to explore the mystery of who and what they really are. May examines the “processes of attachment” that lead to addiction and describes the relationship between addiction and spiritual awareness. He also details the various addictions from which we can suffer, not […]