Transforming School Counseling Practice Through Collaboration and the Use of Data: A Study of Academic Failure High School.

With the advent of standards-based educational reform, educators and counselors are increasingly being held accountable for creating school contexts where all students can be academically successful. Cutting edge models of school counseling practice emphasize the importance of using both collaboration and data to efficiently and effectively create such educational contexts (Bowers & Hatch, 2002; Fields […]

The Procrastination Equation

“The Procrastination Equation will teach you how to bust the excuses that are preventing you from doing your best work and living your best life….So don’t put it off any longer. Read this book. Today.” —Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind “Illuminating….Piers Steel shows us the secrets of procrastination, how it […]

Making HR Technology Decisions

The goal of this book is to help HR decision makers recognize where to capture value from HR technology, learn how to demonstrate that value, and make better implementation decisions. The authors include topics such as how HR technology can deliver strategic value; whether to outsource HR processes, HR technology, and project management; training and […]

Youth Participatory Action Research Groups As School Counseling Interventions (Practitioner–Focused RESEARCH)

Youth participatory action research (YPAR) projects offer young people the opportunity to increase their sociocultural awareness, critical thinking abilities, and sense of agency within a collaborative group experience. Thus far, however, such projects have been primarily the province of educators and social psychologists, and not substantively explored as a basis for school counseling interventions. This […]

Mama’s Last Hug: Animal and Human Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves

New York Times best-selling author and primatologist Frans de Waal explores the fascinating world of animal and human emotions. New York Times best-selling author and primatologist Frans de Waal explores the fascinating world of animal and human emotions. New York Times best-selling author and primatologist Frans de Waal explores the fascinating world of animal and […]

Making Health Care Decisions

Numerous developments in science, medicine, and health care have touched or will impact each of us in one way or another, and will like continue to advance at an even faster rate in the future. This booklet provides guidance through the complex situations that permeate the health care arena today. Download Now Read Online

How Important is Personal/ Social Development to Academic Achievement? the Elementary School Counselor’s Perspective (Practitioner–Focused RESEARCH)

This study explored elementary school counselors’ perceptions of importance and implementation for state standards in support of academic achievement. Results indicate that Academic and Personal/Social standards are important to achievement with no statistical difference between the standards. Further, counselors implement Personal/Social standards at slightly higher levels in their programs compared to Academic standards. Counselors consistently […]

Through Time Into Healing

The book that sheds new light on reincarnation and the extraordinary healing potential of past life and hypnotic regression therapy, from the bestselling author of Many Lives, Many Masters. Brian Weiss made headlines with his groundbreaking research on past life therapy in Many Lives, Many Masters. Now, based on his extensive clinical experience, he builds […]

Impact of a Career Intervention on At-Risk Middle School Students’ Career Maturity Levels, Academic Achievement, And Self-Esteem.

The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of a 9-week career intervention program on at-risk middle school students’ career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement. This study was based on a pretest and posttest design using a control group. Data were collected from 27 at-risk middle school students representing the experimental group […]