Monthly Archives: December 2013

Posted on December 31, 2013 by Andy Frey | 0 comments
As a school social worker in the late 1990s, I took pride in recommending, assisting to implement, and implementing interventions that were evidence-based. Yet the identification of effective practices held little value unless I could influence others to use them. While much professional dialog focused on identifying...
Posted on December 30, 2013 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements, core competencies/key skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information!  ...
Posted on December 26, 2013 by Robin Chapman | 0 comments
My initial fascination with hypnosis began as a child watching movies. I vividly recall Bela Lugosi’s eyes as he mesmerizes others throughout the movie Dracula. I wondered if that could really happen.  Like many, my first impressions of hypnosis were based on movies and books. I considered hypnosis fantasy, in the same category as hobbits, unicorns and dragons; great for storytelling, but not real, with no practical use. When I trained as a psychologist I was reintroduced to hypnosis...
Posted on December 25, 2013 by Lucinda Porter | 0 comments
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Posted on December 24, 2013 by Stephanie Buehler | 0 comments
Behind the doors of a sex therapist, clients seek understanding, acceptance, and answers.  But how can mental health professionals help their clients achieve these goals?  Dr. Stephanie Buehler, a licensed psychologist, sex therapist and a recognized author, invites you to “Step Into My Office” with monthly sidebars taken from her own experience. Clients' sexual complaints vary greatly, from those that arise from the simple need for information to those that may require weekly...
Posted on December 23, 2013 by SpringBoard | 1 comment
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements, core competencies/key skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information!  ...
Posted on December 20, 2013 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Marilyn H. Oermann, professor and director of evaluation and educational research at Duke University School of Nursing, received the Elizabeth Russell Belford Founders Award for Excellence in Education from Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the honor society of nursing. The award, named in honor of one...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on December 19, 2013 by Susan Penner | 0 comments
In December, people think about controlling their bad health habits and starting the year with good health habits.  Many people want to lose some weight, get more exercise or take other steps to improve...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on December 18, 2013 by Mary O'Neill Mundinger | 0 comments
This article appears in the Clinical Scholars Review, Volume 6, Number 2. Full sample downloads of this journal are available on ...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on December 17, 2013 by Bret Moore | 1 comment
Preparing for the EPPP is arguably the most stressful time in a professional psychologist’s life.  Although it’s been several years, Anne and I distinctly remember the anxiety associated with sitting for the exam.  Like most future psychologists, we pondered questions such as, “What happens if I don’t pass?” and, “Will all my hard work and sacrifice be for naught if I fail?” To be honest, the anxiety leading up to the EPPP is just one of those inevitable parts of the developmental...
Posted in: Psychology
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