Breaking Prejudice

Breaking Prejudice

History documents the repeated devaluation and exclusion of certain groups. Even today, while it may be less evident, discrimination affects people of all ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities. But if individuals and groups stand up and speak out, things can and will change. Our differences are inconsequential when it comes to being human. Therefore, they should not affect how we treat other individuals.




advertisement

 

Mental Health.Org

Mental Health.Org

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Over the course of your life, if you experience mental health problems, your thinking, mood, and behavior could be affected. Many factors contribute to mental health problems, including: Biological factors, such as genes or brain chemistry Life experiences, such as trauma or abuse Family history of mental health problems Mental health problems are common but help is available. People with mental health problems can get better and many recover completely.




advertisement

 

The Pacific Institute

The Pacific InstituteThe Pacific Institute® was co-founded by Lou and Diane Tice in 1971 in Seattle, Washington. After a period of rapid growth, in 1980 we expanded beyond the U.S. and Canada. To date we’ve served clients in over 60 countries and 22 languages.

Our educational programs have evolved over the years to leverage new formats and technologies; however their core principles remain the same. We’re steadfastly committed to empowering organizations and individuals to free themselves from self-imposed limitations, improve performance, and reach their full potential.

Over the past four decades our work has driven significant transformation, helping to establish infrastructure in post-apartheid South Africa and to foster peaceful discussions in Northern Ireland; empowering the education sector of Guatemala and the Mo tribe of Ghana; guiding Fortune 1000 companies down a path toward better productivity; and leading Olympic athletes to victory.




advertisement

 

Psychology.Org

Psychology.Org

We refocused our efforts to promoting psychology as a field, explicitly addressing its role in modern medicine, the humanities and social and scientific research. We wanted to make a site that engaged with two audiences: prospective students considering an education in psychology and job seekers, be they recent grads or professionals looking to advance their careers or return to school.

As you explore the site, you will recognize our effort to not only address these audiences, but to really show visitors what it takes to move from the classroom to the workforce, whether that be to clinical care, private practice or a corporate consultancy.

We’re excited to be a part of the movement advancing public knowledge of psychology. At this pivotal moment in the history of the discipline, we’re confident psychology.org is poised to make a lasting difference.




advertisement

 

Advertisement


World Association for Infant Mental Health

World Association for Infant Mental Health

The World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH) is a not-for-profit organization for scientific and educational professionals.

WAIMH’s central aim is to promote the mental wellbeing and healthy development of infants throughout the world, taking into account cultural, regional, and environmental variations, and to generate and disseminate scientific knowledge.

More specifically, WAIMH seeks to facilitate:

Increased knowledge about mental development and disorder in children from conception to three years of age
The dissemination of scientific knowledge about services for care, intervention and prevention of mental disorder, and impairment in infancy
The dissemination of evidence-based knowledge about ways to support the developmental transition to parenthood, as well as the healthy aspects of parenting and caregiving environments
The international cooperation of professionals concerned with promoting the optimal development of infants, as well as the prevention and treatment of mental disorders in the early years
Aspects of research, education, and interventions in the above areas.




advertisement

 

Center for Deployment Psychology

Center for Deployment Psychology

In honor of those of you who served our country and in honor of the United States Veterans Day, November 11th, I have decided to post this very awesome resource–the Center for Deployment Psychology.

The CDP mission is to prepare health care professionals to better meet the deployment-related emotional and psychological needs of military personnel and their families. More than two million service members have deployed during the conflicts overseas, including many who have deployed multiple times. With these increased deployments, service members and their families undergo increased stress and psychological health challenges.

To meet its mission, CDP trains health care professionals through live presentations, online learning resources, ongoing consultation and state-of-the-art education, coordinating activities across a nationwide network of training sites at 11 military medical centers.




advertisement

 

PsychoTube

PsychoTube

Free psychology videos dealing with a myriad of topics, from Mood Disorders to Cognitive Behavioral Therapies to Anxiety Disorders.  Also listed are clinical psychology, developmental psychology, therapy, learning psychology, cognitive psychology, memory and other forms of psychotherapies.  Psychotube is a new way to share video and audio clips with other psychology teachers.
Many psychology teachers use short video and audio clips to facilitate their teaching of psychology and this site provides a way of organizing these clips.

 

The majority of these videos are Youtube or TED talks, but are very interesting and well worth the views!  You may subscribe, view the amazingly full dictionary, or glossary or of course, view the videos!




advertisement

 

Psychological Self-Help

Some very sad news as of late:  On January 5th, 2010, Dr. Clay Tucker-Ladd passed away.  Dr. Clay was the author of the Psychological Self-Help book, and a good friend/colleague/mentor of Dr. Grohol, and through time, a good friend/colleague/mentor of mine.  I met him through Dr. Grohol, and I am very glad to have met him.  He was a genuine person, what you saw was what you got from him.

He really cared about people and making sure that they had the information that they could have to succeed in life–the Psychological Self-Help E-book came out of that dream.

Dr. Grohol mentioned to me one day that Dr. Clay needed someone to help him get more “hits” to his e-book, and wondered if I would be interested in helping him with it.  I definitely was up to the task (more free time back then) and agreed to the job.

Dr. Clay was not just an armchair boss, he would email me or call me if the case needed to be–and asked what I was doing, what was working and how things in my own life was going.  He really was interested in me, and that made me more interested in making a good product for him.

Later on, as time went by, he knew I was getting busier, so he passed the mantle on to his granddaughter, Tiffany, and she has done admirably well since then, and she too, has become a friend of mine.

While I do hate the passing of such a great man–I do admire and respect and appreciate the fact that he touched all of our lives, from Dr. Grohol to Tiffany to myself.  He definitely will be missed, and is already.

=================original post======================

Psychological Self-Help is an e-book dealing with many facets of human behavior.   Dr. Clay Tucker-Ladd discusses how to deal with life, marriage, and figuring out ways to understand ourselves.

There are a multitude of emotions in this e-book, so whatever you are feeling–chances are Dr. Tucker-Ladd has covered it somewhat and can help you feel better about yourself.




advertisement