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2014-09-29 23:11:38

Mental health professionals will review and refresh their knowledge of the best practices to guiding adolescents through crisis. Downers Grove, IL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 TherapySites is hosting a complimentary webinar titled "Therapeutic Goals for Adolescents in Crisis.” The 60-minute webinar will be presented by special guest speaker Dr. Richard Balkin on Wednesday, October 1st, at 1pm Central Standard Time. “TherapySites understands that advancing education in the field of...

2014-09-26 23:01:48

The benefits of speed reading are numerous, from faster knowledge acquisition to enhanced emotional intelligence. Speed reading can be the key to a person’s success and fulfillment. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 eReflect, developer of 7 Speed Reading™ software, hopes to raise awareness of the benefits of speed reading with its latest blog post, “Speed Read Books And See How It Affects Your Life.” In this blog post, the editors of eReflect outline the ways speed...

2014-09-25 23:13:38

ERTP Clinicians Jane Baker and Dr. Wayne Wilson presented “Treating Adolescents in the Residential Milieu” at the 26th annual ATTACh (Association for the Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children) conference in Orlando last week. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 It is almost impossible to ascribe every adolescent behavioral problem to a single cause, but feelings of abandonment resulting from family-related problems such as divorce, persistent quarreling, and...

2014-09-19 16:23:05

On Sept. 22, following an advance screening of the Paramount Pictures film "Men, Women & Children," Robert Weiss will lead a discussion on the myriad challenges parents and teens face as they confront the rapidly shifting terrain of love and relationships in the digital age. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, an international authority on technology and relationships and senior vice president of clinical development for Elements Behavioral Health,...

2014-09-19 08:25:48

The Invisalign® Brand Sponsored Teen Confidence Survey Reveals that 40 percent of Social Media-Using US Teens Feel Their Appearance is Judged More on these Networks than in Person SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grappling with low self-esteem during the "awkward years" is nothing new, but today's teens have to do it in parallel worlds - online and offline. With the new school year underway, a particularly vulnerable time for teens, a new Teen Confidence survey conducted by...

2014-09-18 08:25:51

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Your child's environment - whether at home, at school or socially - can greatly influence how they may behave in the future. FindYouthInfo.gov, a government website focused on youth issues, found that in 2012, more than 630,000 young people between the ages of 10 and 24 were admitted to the hospital due to violence-related injuries. If you're worried that your child is at risk for violent behavior, there are some factors that may indicate...

libraries and young adults
2014-09-11 07:01:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are fascinated by Americans between the ages of 16 to 29 because of their advanced technology habits, their racial and ethnic diversity, their social attitudes and their looser relationships to institutions — for example, churches and political parties. The Pew Research Internet Project put together a comprehensive review of research into the role of libraries in the lives of Americans and their communities. These...

2014-09-10 23:01:22

"Vaccines save lives. We now can protect our youth from diseases including cancer — who doesn't want that protection for his or her child?” declares Amy Middleman, MD, MPH, MSEd, FSAHM, adolescent health expert featured in PBS special. Deerfield, IL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Vaccines aren’t just for infants; teens and young adults benefit greatly from a number of vaccines that prevent various cancers and other illnesses. This is the message of a new film from PBS/NOVA,...

child cookies
2014-09-09 09:27:42

Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science Children show stronger food craving than adolescents and adults, but they are also able to use a cognitive strategy that reduces craving, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “These findings are important because they suggest that we may have another tool in our toolbox to combat childhood obesity,” says psychological scientist and lead researcher...

2014-09-02 08:35:57

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kidpower International (kidpower.org) has launched an initiative to establish September as International Child Protection Month in celebration of its 25-year anniversary. Kidpower is a global nonprofit leader dedicated to child protection advocacy to keep kids safe from bullying, abuse, kidnapping, and other dangers -- and to empowering people of all ages and abilities with life skills for safety and success. Photo -...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'