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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

The New Wave of Designer Drugs: A Review for Criminal Justice and Forensic Professionals

Posted January 30, 2017 | By Matthew D. Krasowski and Jerrod Brown

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

In recent decades, synthetic or designer drugs have continuously emerged like weeds.… Read More

Writing for Social Media: Tips, Best Practices and More

Posted November 29, 2016 | By Tricia Hussung

In the constantly changing world of digital marketing, it can be difficult to keep pace with the latest best practices and techniques, especially when it comes to social media. Trends emerge and disappear quickly, and it’s challenging to keep readers engaged in content.… Read More

Writing for the Web: A Beginner’s Guide

Posted November 16, 2016 | By Tricia Hussung

Strong web writing skills are a key component of successful digital marketing strategy and effective search engine optimization (SEO). Though writing for the web encompasses a wide variety of different content, crafting the right kind of content is especially important for blog and website platforms.… Read More

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS) and Deficits Associated with Memory: An Introduction for Clinical and Forensic Professionals

Posted October 31, 2016 | By Jerrod Brown, Charlotte Gerth Haanen, Matthew D. Krasowski, Deborah A. Eckberg and Cameron R. Wiley

This article is from Volume 2, Issue 2 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

Chronic alcohol abuse has been shown to lead to a number of cognitive, behavioral, and developmental deficits.… Read More

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