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Building Resilience Against Burnout

Posted January 31, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, 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.

Burnout is a serious condition that can affect mental health and human service providers with an uncanny vengeance.… Read More

Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) in the Criminal Justice System: A Brief Introduction

Posted January 31, 2020 | By csponline

This article is from Volume 5, 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.

Professionals working in correctional and jail settings interact with a diverse population, and it is not uncommon for offenders to present a variety of language difficulties.… Read More

Intermittent Fasting for Athletes: Can It Improve Performance?

Posted January 13, 2020 | By csponline

Intermittent fasting has exploded as a weight-loss trend. It’s become widely adopted by both celebrities and everyday dieters, and now it’s starting to garner attention in the academic world. Because of this attention, it’s important to unpack what intermittent fasting for athletes might entail.… Read More

Common Workplace Conflicts and How to Overcome Them

Posted October 29, 2019 | By csponline

Managers need to know how to handle conflict in the workplace. One study found that 85% of employees deal with conflict in their working lives, and it costs U.S. companies an estimated $359 billion annually.

Part of dealing with and resolving conflict as a manager is to recognize common workplace conflicts.… Read More

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

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