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Navigating the Phases of Organizational Conflict

Posted October 10, 2019 | By csponline

Knowing how to respond to organizational conflict as a manager is an overlooked and underdeveloped skill. Given the pervasiveness of conflict in workplaces, though, it’s hardly optional.

The phases of organizational conflict offer an important perspective. For instance, if you’re able to notice the signs of an escalating, negative conflict, you can step in before things get out of hand.… Read More

Forced Confabulation: A Brief Review

Posted October 7, 2019 | By csponline

By Jerrod Brown, Ph.D. and Erik Asp, Ph.D.

Confabulation occurs when a person incorporates inaccurate information into a memory of an event or misremembers a real memory out of correct temporal order or appropriate context (Pezdek, 2008). The hallmark of confabulation is belief in the fabricated memory; individuals provide information that is false without intending to lie.… Read More

The Intersectionality of Race, Postpartum Depression, and Financial Stress

Posted October 7, 2019 | By csponline

By Anthony J. Hill, Ph.D., and Crystal Regina Hettinger, B.A.

ABSTRACT

Postpartum Depression (PPD) is a pervasive public health concern. Furthermore, PPD disproportionately affects African American women than other groups. Financial stress is a key predictor for developing PPD. Financial stress is mostly associated with poverty in the literature.… Read More

Exploring Burnout at a Deeper Level

Posted October 7, 2019 | By csponline

 

By Jeremiah Schimp, Ph.D., CPRP

“Burnout” is a commonly used term in the workplace, especially in the mental health field. When we are overworked, stressed, fatigued, or worn out by our work, we often say that we are “burned out.” Burnout allows us to define what we are feeling in a palpable way.… Read More

Substance Abuse Recovery and Codependency

Posted October 7, 2019 | By csponline

By Roger P. Watts, Ph.D., Master Addictions Counselor

Chemical dependency is a disease that “runs in families.” Children of people with alcoholism or other drug addictions are biologically and socially pre-disposed to having the disease, but more importantly, every member of the family is affected by addiction.… Read More

Youth Fire Setting and Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Brief Review

Posted October 7, 2019 | By csponline

By Jerrod Brown, Ph.D., Don Porth, B.S., & Kathi Osmonson, M.S.

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has estimated prevalence rates of 2.5% in adults and 5.3% in children (Polanczyk, de Lima, Horta, Biederman, & Rohde, 2010; Simon, Czobor, Balint, Meszaros, & Bitter, 2009; Young et al., 2018).… Read More

Youth Fire Setting: Screening, Assessment, and Intervention Considerations

Posted October 7, 2019 | By csponline

By Jerrod Brown, Ph.D., Don Porth, B.S., & Kathi Osmonson, M.S.

Fires are dangerous events that can result in the loss of life and serious damage to property. Although there are no official clinical designations for youth who start fires, these fire events can be generally classified into two different categories: simple and complex.… Read More

How to Make Healthy Eating Habits Stick

Posted September 26, 2019 | By csponline

This blog post was written by guest contributor Krista Happ of Happy Healthy Casa.

We all want to be healthy, and we know that what we put into our bodies has a direct impact on our health. But why, then, is making healthy choices day-to-day so hard for so many of us?… Read More

Peace and Profits: A Manager’s Guide to Conflict in the Workplace

Posted September 13, 2019 | By csponline

Conflict in the workplace is an all-too-familiar, even universal, phenomenon in business. A survey of 5,000 employees revealed that 85% of them deal with conflict in their working lives. Twenty-nine percent said they deal with it “always” or “frequently,” according to a study commissioned by CPP, Inc., a provider of assessments and training tools.… Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to E-commerce

Posted September 4, 2019 | By csponline

Being able to purchase items online used to be quite new. Now, it’s a given. In under one minute, you can open an app or web browser and get something delivered the next day. Or you can reserve your order and pick it up the same day.… Read More

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