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What Is Drop Shipping? A Beginner’s Guide

Posted April 17, 2017 | By Tricia Hussung

Drop shipping is a retail business model; however, it differs from traditional models in that the owner only purchases product from a vendor when an order has been placed by a customer. This eliminates the need to own or store inventory and opens up a wide range of opportunities for entrepreneurs.… Read More

Additive Manufacturing: The Use of 3D Printing in Medicine

Posted March 23, 2017 | By Tricia Hussung

One of the latest emerging technologies in the manufacturing industry is 3D printing. In fact, the 3D printing industry grew by more than 35 percent in 2014 alone, according to Harvard Business Review (HBR). But what is this emerging technology? And how does it work?… Read More

5 Project Management Skills to Help You Succeed

Posted February 16, 2017 | By Tricia Hussung

Project management is vital for business leaders in any industry, but guiding a project from conception to execution isn’t always straightforward. That’s where strong project management skills come in. Businesses of all types and in all industries have one thing in common: They set goals to manage growth and success.… Read More

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: Your Guide to Navigating the Workplace

Posted February 10, 2017 | By Tricia Hussung

When it comes to careers in the business world, much emphasis is placed on mastering hard skills. However, developing soft skills is also a key component of success. During the hiring process, employers and human resources teams look for applicants who balance both hard and soft skills because these well-rounded candidates are valuable in a variety of positions.… Read More

7 Steps of the Decision Making Process

Posted February 10, 2017 | By Tricia Hussung

In general, the decision making process helps managers and other business professionals solve problems by examining alternative choices and deciding on the best route to take. Using a step-by-step approach is an efficient way to make thoughtful, informed decisions that have a positive impact on your organization’s short- and long-term goals.… Read More

Developing Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills in the Workplace

Posted February 10, 2017 | By Tricia Hussung

Interpersonal communication is a soft skill that encompasses how well an individual communicates with others. This skill set, also referred to as “people skills” or “social skills,” is one of the most important for success in the workplace. Communication can take place both verbally and nonverbally, either in person or through digital means such as email or instant messaging.… Read More

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Competency to Stand Trial (CST) Case Law: A Need for Further Understanding and Research

Posted January 30, 2017 | By Jerrod Brown and Anthony P. Wartnik

This article is from Volume 2, Issue 3 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

The devastating impact of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) on competency to stand trial is highlighted by summarizing the case law review literature.… Read More

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS): A Review for Criminal Justice, Forensic, Legal, and Mental Health Professionals

Posted January 30, 2017 | By Jerrod Brown, Janina Cich, Cameron R. Wiley, Cody Charette and Erik W. Asp

This article is from Volume 2, Issue 3 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

Introduction

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) is a multifaceted syndrome composed of Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) and Korsakoff syndrome (KS) (Nikolakaros, Ilonen, Kurki, Paju, Papageorgiou, & Vataja, 2016; Sukop et al., 2016; Sullivan & Fama, 2012; Wijnia et al., 2016).… Read More

Elder Abuse and Suicidal Behavior: What Forensic Professionals Need to Know

Posted January 30, 2017 | By Tony Salvatore

This article is from Volume 2, Issue 3 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

Elder abuse and elder suicide affect similarly vulnerable individuals.… Read More

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Firesetting Behaviors: A Call on Fire Professionals to Become FASD-Informed

Posted January 30, 2017 | By Jerrod Brown, Cody Charette, Don Porth and Kathi Osmonson

This article is from Volume 2, Issue 3 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Click to view or save a PDF of this article.

Abstract

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a lifelong condition characterized by a diverse set of cognitive, social, and adaptive functioning deficits caused by prenatal alcohol exposure.… Read More

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