The concept if the family system is the cornerstone on which every individual is formed. Children learn basic life and social skills from the connection they have with their families. Core values are learned early in childhood within the family system.
Teen pregnancy creates a burden on the communities they live in. The family community will sometimes share the responsibility of helping to raise the child, often the child rearing falls on the community and its resources.
Getting out there and dating again after a failed relationship can be -challenging in itself, but in today's society of digital communication and social media, it provides a whole new set of challenges for middle-aged and older persons seeking romance.
A look at the convenience of online shopping and the impact it has on traditional brick and mortar stores.
A brief review of Daniel Keyes book "Flowers for Algernon"
Addressing the Pros and Cons of the Human Services Delivery System.
An honest review of 5 books that can change the way you see goals, your future, your life, and yourself.
Whispers, the language of love.
A look at profiling and policing, and an overview of abuse of power on both sides of the spectrum.
A look at the essay, "Why Focusing Too Narrowly in College Could Backfire" by Peter Cappelli.
The human services professional must integrate both a sound understanding and application of cultural understanding and confidence in relation to the clients they serve.
The experiments conducted by Stanley Milgram and Philip Zimbardo knows as the Obedience Study and the Stanford Prison Experiment, respectively, are studied, for the controversial means of the experiments, and how they have shaped the guidelines used for experimentation today.
A brief look at the Social Learning and Family Systems Theories, detailing the similarities and how they differ, one from the other.
Sometimes, the fragile petal falls from the tree, and is weathered and battered. But sometimes, the petal, is not so fragile, and endure the battering and triumphantly still shows its beauty, despite the circumstances.
Ways to develop effective communication between the professional helper and client include the use of SOLER and active listening, as well as the integration of "soft" interpersonal skills.
A look at the origins of the Etowah Indian Mounds in Northwest Georgia in comparison/contrast with the Chao Culture of New Mexico.
"We are what we are because we have been what we have been, and what is needed for solving the problems of human life and motives is not moral estimates but more knowledge." Sigmund Freud
No matter how far we want to believe we've come, there is still a hidden cancer that continues to eat away the core of our nation.
"Caffeine addiction, a dependence on caffeine, is marked by the development of withdrawal symptoms if caffeine is not ingested." Berman, 2015. Salem Press Encyclopedia of Health
We cannot add more time to our day, but with a few time management techniques, it is possible to add more life to each day. Good time management is the key to success in accomplishing those to-do lists!
Human services professionals are faced with a barrage of dynamics in the helping field, and often times those dynamics can be a source of internal dilemma for the helping professional. When tasked with the burden of guiding clients, how far is too far in injecting personal biases and ideas?
Rumors, we all face them at least once in our lives. Understanding why rumors begin in the first place, is the catalyst for freeing yourself from allowing them to seep in and poison your life. Understanding rumors gives you the upper hand in carrying on with a full and happy life, despite them.
"Given an choice between their worldview and the facts, it's always interesting how many people will toss the facts." - Rebecca Solnit
Is happiness a reality or just an idea of our perceived reality? The choice is up to each individual to be happy or choose to be unhappy.
With budget cuts and many in-patient facilities being closed down, mental health consumers are finding themselves caught up in the criminal justice system.
Taking these action steps will increase the chances of realizing your goals. By following a set plan and timeline, you can achieve any goal you set out to.
In recent years, there has been in increase in the number of young people who complete or attempt suicide. This alarming rise in adolescent suicides have prompted many people from parents, to teachers to the government to become proactive in the race to save our youth.
A love that stops time...
The journey of finding true love never ends until you fall in love with the one person who is looking back at you from the mirror.
A brief depiction of Joshua's Law and how to keep teen drivers safe and educated on the roads.
A piece about when love cannot be found. When there is a longing for passion that seems to be unattainable.
essay on health- taking steps to combat the obesity epidemic.
A short poem in honor of the American Soldier, facing the hardship of war and missing the ones they love.