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Confidentiality and Disclosure Dilemmas in Psychotherapy with Adolescents

Psychologists who provide mental health services to adolescents and their families must navigate complex ethical challenges with respect to confidentiality and disclosure decision-making.

How do mental health clinicians develop confidentiality policies that serve to protect minors from serious harm, fulfill professional and legal responsibilities, and preserve the therapeutic relationship with the adolescent and parents/ guardians? 211 more words

Fordham University

Persistent ADHD associated with overly critical parents: High levels of criticism over time related to continuation of symptoms, study says -- ScienceDaily

For many children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, symptoms appear to decrease as they age, but for some they do not and one reason may be persistent parental criticism, according to new research. 22 more words

Disability

Pentagon Warns American Psychological Association – Help Us Torture, Or the U.S. Will be Attacked

‘Caught colluding with the Pentagon and endorsing the CIA’s torture program, the American Psychological Association (APA) sent a letter to the Defense Department last year refusing to continue participation in national security interrogations. 134 more words

Government

Tyranny, torture, and good faith

Government’s legitimacy depends upon faith in its good intentions. If government’s intentions are bad, and we citizens know they are bad, we want to think about actions to take as a result.  432 more words

Law And Society

Leadership resilience - what's it all about?

Resilience as a leader is a term that’s in popular use these days.  One might even say it gets bandied around quite a bit.  But what does it actually… 699 more words

Leadership Coaching

In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This three-day weekend marks the recognition of one of America’s great leaders, a humble man who led Americans–black and white–out of darkness and into light, the Rev. 130 more words

Life In General

Rest in Peace Dr. Frances Cress Welsing

The intellectual, controversial, and spiritual psychiatrist’s works firmly challenged White supremacist views even if it meant making some people uncomfortable. I loved this about her! She spoke her mind eloquently; intellectually made her place in history. 492 more words

Black Women