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Peer psychotherapist support meeting feedback

Supervision Feedback Sheet Directions: Please place a hashmark on the line which most closely measures your degree of satisfaction with the indicator. The far left is 0% and the far right is 100%. The middle of the line would be 50%. Complete this feedback sheet as soon as you are able after the meeting. Bring it for discussion at the next subsequent meeting. Date of the meeting_________________________________ 1. I had an opportunity to talk about what I wanted to talk...
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Nora McInerny - Grief: Moving on or moving forward?

For a video commentary [Author: David G. Markham]
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Percentage of income that goest to taxes in first world countries

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Almost half of Generation Z are people of racial and ethnic minority groups in U.S.

Stat: 48%—Almost half the members of Generation Z—age 22 or younger—are racial or ethnic minorities. Story: Step aside, Millennials. There’s a new, younger group out there: Generation Z, which includes anyone born after 1996.To learn more about this generation, we sat down with Kim Parker, director of social trends research at the Pew Research Center. Listen in to hear about Gen Z’s social, cultural, and political inclinations, and what this might mean for the future.For more click here. [Aut...
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Jurors in capital trials suffer PTSD and other mental health problems

Prophetic women and men is a regular feature of the UU A Way Of Life ministries blog which appears on Sundays. On 06/24/1994 Lindy Lou Isonhood. as a member of a jury in Mississippi, voted to put a man to death. She has regretted her decision and now become a death penalty abolitionist. Her story is disturbing and inspiring.  [Author: David G. Markham]
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What do you know about alcohol use disorder?

What do you know about alcohol use disorder?Take this brief 8 question quiz. [Author: David G. Markham]
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On average 6 people die every day in the U.S. from Alcohol overdoses

In the United States,  six people die each day  from periods of extreme binge drinking that lead to alcohol overdose, also known as alcohol poisoning. When taking into account all alcohol-related causes of death (e.g., liver disease, motor vehicle crashes), there were  88,424 alcohol-attributable deaths  per year on average from 2006 to 2010.  [Author: David G. Markham]
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Social indicators - Deathly consequences of unsafe drinking water greater than natural disasters and conflict

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Social indicators - U.S. has low life expectancy compared to other first world countries and continues to drop

Most Americans think that the United States is exceptional. On most social indicators however it has relatively low rankings for first world countries. One such social indicator is life expectancy and the United States comes no where close to the top ten countries.There are many reasons for the U.S. low rankings in life expectancy as compared to these other countries. The several that come first to mind are our terrible health care system, our gun policy, our drug problems, infant child mortalit...
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How internet "echo chambers" lead to faster radicalization on Marketplace Tech

The audio clip lasts about 6 minutes. Molly Wood is the moderator of Marketplace Tech. Fathali Moghaddam is a professor psychology at Georgetown University.  Molly Wood: What are the things that move people, ultimately, to violence?Fathali Moghaddam: It's a slow process sometimes, but it can also be rapid. The key issues are that individuals feel that they are being mistreated, that there is injustice in the world. Particularly nowadays, through the internet, an echo chamber has developed and i...
Tags: Grievance, Norms and attitudes, Peer Pressure, Radicalization, Self Righteousness, David G. Markham

Physical, emotional, and verbal abuse in families

Editor's note:This is a sad and accurate story of abusive patterns of behavior that develop in some families. This video and story comes from the UK. Here in the US, the narrator and older female sibling can and perhaps should call Child Protective Services who will investigate. In New York State where I live these reports can be made anonymously.The father, the perpetrator of abuse, does not need punishment but mental health help or perhaps a combination of services from the mental health syste...
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Alcoholism and its affects on families.

Alcoholism and its effects on families learned the hard way contributing to a loss of innocence in a young teenage girl.  Editor's note:An apparently well meaning mother keeps the secret of her father's drinking problem from her for reasons that aren't detailed in this video. It is a good example of the "don't talk" rule in dysfunctional families. [Author: David G. Markham]
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Teacher who made a difference to a third grader with Asperger's.

Sometimes it takes an understanding person to make a difference. Did you or do you have a teacher who you got alot out of?  [Author: David G. Markham]
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