Confident Kids

Every parent wants the best for their children. We all want them to grow up to be confident and positive adults. Raising a child to be resilient and able to deal with life’s ups and downs is also something that most parents strive for. Confident Kids will give you practical strategies for shaping and improving […]

An Examination of Culturally Relevant Stressors, Coping, Ethnic Identity, And Subjective Well-Being in Urban, Ethnic Minority Adolescents (Featured Research) (Report)

This study explored relations between culturally relevant stressors (i.e., urban hassles, perceived discrimination) and subjective well-being (SWB; i.e., positive/negative affect, life satisfaction) to examine whether ethnic identity and/or coping strategies would serve as moderators of the relations between stress and SWB for 157 urban, ethnic minority adolescents. Ethnic identity moderated the relation between perceived discrimination […]

On Combat

On Combat looks at what happens to the human body under the stresses of deadly battle the impact on the nervous system, heart, breathing, visual and auditory perception, memory – then discusses new research findings as to what measures warriors can take to prevent such debilitations so they can stay in the fight, survive, and […]

A Baby Boomer’s Decision Making: A Reflection On Relationships and God for Today With a Guide for Tomorrow

A Baby Boomer’s Decision Making drives the nation’s 75 million baby boomers to examine life through the decisions they make, whether they are considering finances, changing national priorities or the needs of aging parents. Boomers will explore decisions of love, school, career, family and fun. From 1956 Chevrolets to Martin Luther King Jr., Vietnam and […]

School Counselors and Child Abuse Reporting: A National Survey (Report)

A study was done to investigate school counselors’ child abuse reporting behaviors and perceptions regarding the child abuse reporting process. Participants were randomly selected from the American School Counselor Association membership database with 193 school counselors returning questionnaires. Overall, school counselors indicated that they reported the majority of cases suspected, but significant differences in reporting […]

Gossip

“A gifted storyteller…her characters are intelligent, brave, and witty…human and real.”—Susan Isaacs, New York Times Book Review The critically acclaimed author of Good-bye and Amen, Leeway Cottage, and More Than You Know, Beth Gutcheon returns with Gossip, a sharply perceptive and emotionally resonant novel about the power of knowing things about others, the consequences of […]

Simulations of Decision-Making as Active Learning Tools

This volume brings together both political and educational scientists. While educational research literature has so far not systematically addressed the tool of simulations of decision-making, political scientists have hardly used insights from research on assessment or on motivation and interest of students. Almost all political science publications on simulations merely discuss how to implement the […]

Creating Healthy Acculturation Pathways: Integrating Theory and Research to Inform Counselors’ Work with Immigrant Children.

This article has two purposes. First, it integrates the underlying principles of developmental systems theory (Ford & Lerner, 1992; Lerner, 2002, 2004) with the most recent research on immigrant youth. Second, based on an analysis of both theory and research, it offers implications for school counseling professionals’ work with immigrant youth that take into account […]

You Are the Message

Learn the secrets of communication that win elections, promotions, and customers, from Roger Ailes, media consultant to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, and the founder of Fox News. When you communicate with others, everything that makes you unique comes into play. From your appearance to your voice, from your beliefs to your life […]