Monthly Archives: February 2014

Posted on February 28, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Psychotherapy has helped millions of Americans overcome their emotional and behavioral problems. Experts believe unified psychotherapy, which draws from all of the major psychotherapeutic paradigms, can significantly improve patient outcomes. Dr. Jack Anchin, PhD, co-author of  Unifying Psychotherapy: Principles, Methods, and Evidence from Clinical Science, talks about unified psychotherapy as the next wave in...
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Howard Winokuer, author of Principles and Practice of Grief Counseling, discusses his new book at the ADEC conference. About this book: This core, introductory textbook for undergraduate and graduate level courses is the first volume to combine the knowledge and skills of counseling psychology with current theory and research in grief and bereavement. It is grounded in the belief that grief counseling is distinct from...
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In this video, Dr. Alan Kaufman, one of the world's leading experts on IQ testing, if not the leading expert, discusses some of the misconceptions surrounding IQ testing, and whether we get smarter or dumber as we age. Dr. Kaufman is the author of IQ Testing 101. About the Book: This book provides a brief, compelling introduction to the topic of IQ testing--its mysteries, misconceptions, and truths, and offers a common-sense...
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In this video interview, Dr. Linda Silverman, author of "Giftedness 101" and director of the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development (ISAD) and its subsidiary, the Gifted Development Center, in Denver, CO, discusses the myths of giftedness. About Giftedness 101: This book addresses the unique psychological needs of gifted children, which are often manifested as "feeling different," and examines special issues...
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In this video, Dr. Gorkan Ahmetoglu, co-author of Personality 101, discusses the wide-reaching implications of personality on all facets of one's life, and identifies the two personality factors which have the most significant implications for the success of one's romantic relationships. About the Book: What is personality? How do we measure personality? Does nature or nurture play a bigger role in our destiny? Is it possible...
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In this video, Dr. Cynthia Persily discusses why the team and teamwork is important in health care. Dr. Persily is the author of Team Leadership and Partnering in Nursing and Health Care. About the Book: This text helps to foster the leadership expertise and partnerships that will facilitate the delivery of the highest-quality care. It based on the time-tested wisdom that leadership knowledge, skills and, competencies...
Posted in: Nursing
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Dr. Ken Doka, a leader in the thanatology field and author of Counseling Individuals with Life-Threatening Illness, coined the term "disenfranchised grief." Here, he explains how he formulated this concept and how it manifests in individuals and society. About the Book: This holistic, family-centered guide to counseling individuals with life-threatening illness considers not only the physical manifestations of the illness,...
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This video is part of the "Try This" series, and is jointly sponsored by the American Journal of Nursing and the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing. It includes Springer Publishing author Carol Miller, who wrote Fast Facts for Dementia Care: What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell. About Fast Facts for Dementia Care: This addition to the Fast Facts series...
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Author Shannon Hodges of "101 Careers in Counseling" discusses the book's reception and key ideas from the book. He was recently interviewed at the American Counseling Association (ACA) conference in San Francisco. In this interview excerpt, Dr. Hodges discusses his book's reception and the key ideas he wants those in the Counseling field, and prospective Counselors, to get out of his title. About the Book This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide is an invaluable resource to help...
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John Hamel, Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Partner Abuse and the author of the second edition of "Gender-Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse: Evidence-Based Approaches," discusses the significance of evidence-based practice in the domestic violence field. About the Book This groundbreaking book on the gender-inclusive treatment of intimate partner abuse has been fully updated to reflect new and refined evidence-based approaches that have evolved since the...
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