Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder, one which profoundly affects every aspect of an individual’s capacity to navigate the larger world.… Read More
Teaching requires a lot of planning, from organizing the classroom to developing engaging content for students every day. It is important for teachers – especially those working with young children – to establish a vetted repertoire of go-to lesson plans to promote development that is critical from birth to grade 3.… Read More
The interview for an HR position is more critical than you may think. After all, it determines if you’ll become part of the department responsible for screening and hiring. The interview is not just about your qualifications for the role. How well you understand conducting interviews, developing talent, and meeting employees’ needs are also factors.… Read More
By Jerrod Brown, Ph.D. and Matthew D. Krasowski, M.D., Ph.D.
Opioids are a type of drug that relieve pain by influencing opioid receptors throughout the neurological system. The first opioids used medically were chemical components of the opium poppy, a class of compounds known specifically as opiates.… Read More
By Jerrod Brown, Ph.D., & John Von Eschen, MA, LMFT
Rule 82 Problem Gambling Assessment
Problem gambling is the compulsion to continue gambling in spite of devastating consequences such as behavioral, physiological, and fiscal problems. For example, problem gamblers are significantly more likely than the general population to commit suicide.… Read More
Theory of Mind (ToM): An Advanced Overview with Implications for Criminal Justice, Forensic Mental Health, and Legal ProfessionalsPosted October 25, 2018 | By csponline
By Jerrod Brown, Ph.D.
Theory of Mind (ToM) is the cognitive capacity of an individual to ascribe mental states (e.g., thoughts, beliefs, motivations, and emotions) to oneself as well as other individuals. Another important aspect of ToM is the ability to recognize that mental states can vary across individuals.… Read More