Huntington’s disease (HD) is a terminal neurodegenerative disorder that affects cognitive, motor, and behavioral functioning (Abel & Zukin, 2008; Lin & Beal, 2006).… Read More
Resulting from prenatal alcohol exposure, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is characterized by a range of cognitive, social, and adaptive impairments.… Read More
Suggestibility in Criminal Justice Settings: A Need for Increased Awareness, Understanding, and Training Among ProfessionalsPosted January 31, 2018 | By Nada Zakaria
Suggestibility can be defined as the proneness of an individual to accept and adopt the inaccurate or false views of another person as truth.… Read More
For victims of violence and abuse, receiving treatment from a trained medical professional is vital during times of trauma. Forensic nurses are a critical resource at the intersection of health care and the criminal justice system. According to the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), forensic nurses “collect evidence and give testimony that can be used in a court of law to apprehend or prosecute perpetrators who commit violent and abusive acts.”
Of course, forensic nurses provide high-quality care to their patients, but they also work closely with police or lawyers to ensure justice is served.… Read More
Did you know that 16 percent to 50 percent of the population consists of introverts? According to Psychology Today, these individuals gain energy from alone time rather than social interaction. They may get overwhelmed in large group situations and prefer to complete one task at a time, observing situations before getting involved.… Read More
When deciding to pursue a specific career path, the nuances of compensation are one of the most important aspects to consider. As is the case for most fields, salary for human resources professionals can vary widely depending on job title, years of experience, education and more.… Read More
While there are standard elements that should be included on any resume regardless of industry, those in creative fields need to cater their resumes to provide employers with an understanding of their skill level and ability. Many creative positions require resumes that include elements beyond the standard work history and education.… Read More
Many business professionals will experience a merger during the course of their careers. In fact, mergers and acquisitions are common business practices, particularly in industries like health care, technology, finance and retail. With the rapid pace of innovation in the modern business world, it’s important to understand why — and how — mergers and acquisitions happen.… Read More
Understanding Your Financial Aid Options
Education is an investment, and understanding your financial aid options is an important step in funding additional study. But the process can seem overwhelming. Here’s a checklist to help you get started!
- First, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine your Expected Family Contribution, or EFC.
Do You Know the Value of a Bachelor’s Degree?
Did you know that college graduates earn significantly more than those with high school diplomas? According to the Department of Education, adults with bachelor’s degrees took home almost $20,000 more than high school graduates in 2014.… Read More