It isn’t every day that we’re invited to meet with the Ambassador of den Hague Tim Broas and the Chamberlain International School group. But, in many ways it’s easy to see why education to special needs families is as important in the Netherlands as it is in the US. Recent legislation in the EU requiresContinue reading Welcome US to den Hague!
I am pleased to be invited to speak in Madrid as part of a Promises event on addiction. At the speaking event, I hope to bring a sense of the importance of proactive awareness to international community of the potency and regularity of illicit drug use, that others call ‘recreational’. So many of our youngContinue reading Madrid Conference in November
A week of conference meetings in Birmingham UK with British Psychological Society (BPS), and to finalize my inauguration as a UK Chartered Psychologist is based on one premise: the future of my work will be through a collaborative international practice in providing support to families across continents. APA and BPS, it’s time to set upContinue reading A Chartered Psychologist Call for International Reciprocity
It is unlikely that anything immediate, albeit grief can come from the tragedy at Isla Vista. I saw this type of problem coming decades ago when I published my dissertation, “What Makes Teens Tick? A Hybrid Health Belief Model to Understanding Adolescent Help-Seeking Behavior”. The core of my dissertation was to construct an instrument thatContinue reading Aftermath: Isla Vista
Few residential recovery centers blend so well into the neighborhood landscape. One notices the elementary school on the other side of the road from Beacon House. Downtown is only a stone’s throw, and Beacon House is historic –over 100 years, to be exact. The staff is stellar and stoic: Everyone in the community knows BeaconContinue reading A Beacon of Hope…..