Monthly Archives: April 2012

Posted on April 30, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
April is National Minority Health Month. Every year, April is recognized as a month to help educate people on the well-documented health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities.  National Minority Health Month was first designated by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Minority Health to raise awareness of health disparities and to encourage action to reduce them.  Their website, http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/,...
Posted on April 16, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
A new survey reveals key findings concerning the use of tablets, eReaders, and smartphones within the nursing community. One of the survey’s key findings is that among this group, the majority of which are nurse educators holding advanced nursing degrees, 74.6% own a smartphone or tablet computer, and almost half, 41.5%, own an eBook reader, with the Amazon Kindle easily out-pacing the Barnes & Noble Nook with a 61.4% adoption rate versus 16.8%, respectively. Although most of those...
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Posted on April 16, 2012 by SpringBoard | 1 comment
Every year, April is recognized as National Autism Awareness Month, which educates the public about Autism and those affected by it. The National Autism Awareness Month has been recognized by the Autism Society since the 1970s. Throughout the entire month of April, many organizations will be hosting and participating in a variety of events and fundraisers - all to support this very important cause. ...
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Posted on April 16, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
At the 2012 American Counseling Association (ACA) conference in San Francisco, we were able to sit down with Springer Publishing Company author Shannon Hodges to discuss his recent title 101 Careers in Counseling. Below are excerpts from the interview, but you can view the full interview on our YouTube Channel: ...
Posted on April 16, 2012 by SpringBoard | 1 comment
Below are excerpts from an interview with Carla Sofka, Illene Cupit, and Kathleen Gilbert, authors of Dying, Death, and Grief in an Online Universe: For Counselors and Educators   SpringBoard: What inspired you to write this book? Carla Sofka: Well, back in the 1990s, I was fascinated by how technology was being used in...
Posted on April 16, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Below are excerpts from an interview with Ligia M. Houben, author of Counseling Hispanics through Loss, Grief, and Bereavement: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals.   SpringBoard: How would you say Hispanics may experience loss differently than non-Hispanics? LH: Losses are universal and...
Posted on April 16, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Celebrate the great work of counselors! Every year, April is recognized as Counseling Awareness Month, helping to educate people on the importance of counselors. Counseling Awareness Month is sponsored by the American Counseling Association, which currently has 50,000 members--its highest membership since 2003. Throughout April, ACA will provide information that will allow members to plan and implement activities and events that call public attention to counseling and the role of professional...
Posted on April 16, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
We recently exhibited at the ACA Annual Conference & Exhibit from March 22nd through March 24th in San Francisco, CA. This conference is the largest educational event for counseling professionals in the world. We were also extremely excited to host a signing with Dennis R. Maki and...
Posted on April 16, 2012 by SpringBoard | 1 comment
As you will discover in this book, nurses have the choice of a myriad of careers. Joyce Fitzpatrick, editor of the flagship journal Nursing Education Perspectives for the NLN, and Emerson Ea, colleague of Fitzpatrick and Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing at NYU, have identified the 201 most prominent careers in nursing at this time. They have provided information to introduce you to opportunities within and across the careers in their new title ...
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Posted on April 4, 2012 by Suzanne Hetzel Campbell | 0 comments
How do we teach nursing students in the 21st...
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