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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (Fasd) and Sexually Inappropriate Behaviors: a Guide for Criminal Justice and Forensic Mental Health Professionals
Abstract Affecting millions of individuals in North America, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is characterized by impairments in cognitive, social, and adaptive functioning. The presence and severity of these symptoms vary widely by individual, as such typical mental health screening, assessment, and diagnostic processes often fail to accurately identify FASD.
Intellectual Disability: the Death Penalty and Atkins V. Virginia – Pt. I
This article is from Volume 4, Issue 3 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Not the Solution, but the Beginning of the Solution . . . And the Beat Goes on! (Part I) In an article entitled A Judicial Perspective on Issues…
Covert Sensitization: An Introduction
As a type of intervention for sex offenders, covert sensitization can help reduce risk among sexual offenders by intervening in inappropriate or deviant fantasies. This article examines the important points surrounding this concept.
Conscientious Fathers: In Pursuit of Parental Inclusion
Low-income fathers face unique challenges to being more involved in the child’s life. This article looks at efforts that have failed to make enough progress with encouraging fathers’ involvement.
The Principle Components of Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Emotional, social, and vocational well-being make up the three principle components of psychiatric rehabilitation. This article takes a look at how the components try to help people with mental illness recover and increase their quality of life.
Promoting Smart, Safe Decarceration Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges, Issues, and Solutions
The COVID-19 pandemic has added to the difficulty for individuals returning from prison. Entering unhealthy environments impacts the ability to promote smart or healthy decarceration. This article presents the factors, implications, and recommendations for overcoming the many difficulties present.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Theory of Mind (ToM) Deficits: A Review for Caregivers and Professionals
Traumatic brain injury can have a negative influence on theory of mind, which forms the basis of social cognitive competence. This article looks at the potential implications of traumatic brain injury on theory of mind for caregivers and professionals, along with key takeaways.
Intimate Partner Violence & Substance Abuse
Substance abuse is a significant indicator of intimate partner violence or a harmful range of acts performed by a current or former partner. This article looks at the relationship between intimate partner violence and substance abuse.
The Utility and Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Interventions In the Arena of Corrections. An Overview and Appeal to the Field of Probation
We've come a long way since Paul Gendreau's survey. Learn the utility and efficacy of cognitive behavioral interventions in the arena of corrections.
Conduct Disorder in Relation to Trauma and Sleep: a Review for Criminal Justice Professionals
Conduct disorder (CD) is characterized by a pattern of persistent behaviors in which age-appropriate societal norms and rules are broken.
5 Strategies for Creating a Good Study Environment
Here are some tips from Concordia University, St. Paul to promote positive study habits and create a good study environment while earning a degree.
Differences Between a B.A. in Business and an MBA
Compare the levels of study, career opportunities and salary potential of an online BA in Business and MBA from Concordia University, St. Paul.
Marketing vs. Advertising: What’s the Difference?
Marketing and advertising have many things in common, but there are some differences. Learn more here!
A career guide to becoming a bailiff, including education and training requirements, daily duties, what's expected on the job, and salary information.
Information on how to become a compliance officer, including a compliance officer job description, education and experience requirements, and salary.
Looking for accounting jobs? Learn about the education and experience requirements you will need to jumpstart your career as a corporate accountant.
All About Advergames
Advergames are used by marketers to promote a particular product or service by seamlessly integrating ads into digital gaming. Learn more here.
Learn how to become a corrections counselor. Find out what specific skills, and education requirements are involved to become a corrections counselor.
Choosing the Right Travel Nursing Agency for You
Choosing a travel nursing agency is an important step in the process of becoming a travel nurse. Use these 7 tips to find the right agency for you.
Communication Strategies for Great Leadership
Good communication skills are crucial when it comes to success in the business world. Discover four strategies for communication success here.
Learn about becoming a credit analyst, including education requirements, job duties, salary and job outlook to find out if this is the career for you.
What Can You Do With a Communication Degree?
Students who earn a communication degree have many career options, including public relations, advertising, journalism, sales and event planning.
The Obesity Solution: How Exercise Science Approaches Wellness
More than one-third of adult Americans are obese. Learn about obesity in America and the various ways society is combating the epidemic.
The Need for Women in Technology
A lack of women in tech can lead to a decrease in performance and profits, creating missed opportunity for businesses. Learn more about women in tech.
CPA vs. CMA: Which Career is Right for You?
Discover the difference between a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) vs a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Includes career and education info.
Breaking Down CSP’s Marketing Programs
Continue your education with our BA and MBA programs to build a solid foundation in marketing principles and the framework for future innovation.
4 Programming Languages for Beginners
Learning to code can immediately catapult you into that lucrative, in-demand industry. Discover the most popular programming languages for beginners.
5 Project Management Skills to Help You Succeed
These 5 project management skills are essential for success as a business professional. Learn how to master them with CSP's online MBA program.
5 Best Brand Ambassador Programs
Brand ambassador programs are a powerful advertising tool using word-of-mouth marketing strategies. Learn about the top 5 brand ambassador programs.
The Science of Exercise: Benefits of Physical Activity
By applying some fun, social activities into your daily life, you can apply the science of exercise to reap the rewards of a healthier lifestyle.
5 Tips to Get Exercise Science Jobs After Graduation
Earning a degree in Exercise Science can lead to many opportunities. Read the five tips on how you can leverage your education through CUSP.
7 Tips for Bilingualism in the ECE Classroom
Studies show that children raised in a bilingual environment receive cognitive benefits. Explore these 7 tips for bilingualism in the ECE classroom.
8 Do’s and Don’ts of Post-Workout Nutrition
Post-workout nutrition tends to be overlooked. Learn about the do's and don'ts of post-workout nutrition and giving your body what it needs.
8 Simple Steps to Balancing Work and College
Discover eight simple tips and tricks to make balancing work and college easier than ever in our quick guide to educational success.
10 High-Paying Jobs for the Criminal Justice Major
CSP degrees qualify you for careers involving public policy, criminal profiling, criminal justice education, criminology and administration.
10 Interesting Courses for Marketing Students
CSP Online's business programs have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a best program. Here are 10 interesting courses for marketers.
10 Things CSP Students Should Know
As an online student at CSP, you have several tools available to you. Here's what you should know before you start your first day of classes.
An RN’s Techniques for Reducing Stress
Nursing is one of the most rewarding careers, but nurses everywhere are experiencing burnout. Here are a few steps for reducing nursing stress.
4 Top Healthcare Trends
Healthcare management professionals must remain informed on current healthcare trends. Learn about the top healthcare trends of through CSP Online.
12 Sales Strategies for Success
Learn twelve proven sales strategies to meet goals and find success in sales. Learn more about selling skills from Concordia St. Paul Online.
A Closer Look at Concordia’s Online Exercise Science Program
We want to make sure you feel prepared when you begin our Exercise Science program. We spoke with Professor Katie Fischer to give you an inside look.
The Internet of Things: How Interconnectivity Is Changing Our World
Since the birth of the Internet, interconnectivity of our world has grown. It's not just people who are connected, but our devices as well.
Selling the Season: A Marketer’s Guide to Black Friday
How do retailers draw in shoppers to boost their holiday sales? Learn about the marketing strategies behind the world's biggest shopping holidays.
Why a Master’s in Sports Management Is a Great Investment
One of the best ways to make yourself more marketable is to get a master's degree in Sports Management from Concordia St. Paul Online.
What Travel Nurses Need to Know About the Compact Nursing License
How can you travel across the country if you don't have licenses in other states? The compact nursing license offers a simple solution.
What is Exercise Science?
A degree in exercise science prepares students for a broad range of occupations that promote health and physical fitness. Learn more here!
Associate Degree versus Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology
In the battle of associate versus bachelor's degrees, the four-year degree comes out on top. Click to learn more about an IT degree from CSP today.
Applied vs Experimental Psychology: What’s the Difference?
Explore the differences between experimental psychology and applied psychology, learn the basics of each field, and discover career options in each.
Working as a Special Education Aide/Assistant
Do you have a passion for helping others? Learn about becoming a special education aide, including education, median salary, and other special skills.
Pros and Cons of Travel Nursing
Embrace both the pros and cons of travel nursing. Learn about the pros and cons of travel nursing to get a better picture of what's involved.
Professional Organizations for Exercise Science Graduates
These exercise science organizations offer the opportunity to stay abreast of new developments and provide networking opportunities. Learn more here!
Employee Burnout: Tackling One of the Biggest HR Issues
There may not be a simple solution to one of the most pervasive HR issues, but many factors fueling employee burnout are in HR's control.
Nursing Interview Questions and Answers
Learn tips and tricks to help you prepare for your big nursing interview in this guide to common nursing interview questions and answers.
Economics vs Business Major: Choosing a Degree
Can't decide between a Business or Economics degree? Learn about the main differences, including curriculum, program length, and career opportunities.
From Ink to Inbound: A History of Marketing
How has marketing changed over the years? CSP's history of marketing infographic will help you discover where we're from and where we're going.
The (Exercise) Science of Injury Recovery
In professional and recreational sports, injuries are common. That's where exercise science comes in. Learn about this and more through CSP Online.
E-Commerce for Small Business: Starting Out
Small businesses need a strong e-commerce strategy to keep up with the rapidly growing world of online sales. Learn more here.
It’s a Woman’s Business
What's being done to ensure more women can earn their MBA and take a seat at the table. Learn about this and more through Concordia St. Paul Online.
The Podcast Explosion
Whatever your curiosity, there's a podcast for it. Explore the podcasting boom with our infographic through Concordia St. Paul Online.
Does Your Company Need an HR Department?
Earning an HR degree will save time and money in the processes of your business while providing an excellent career opportunity for a staff member.
Working for the App
How can you start working for the app? The gig economy we live in makes it possible. Learn about this and more through Concordia St. Paul Online.
Creating Viral Content
Explore how and why things go viral with our infographic detailing essential elements to effective and shareable content through CSP Online.
The Science of Weight Loss
There are three main aspects to weight loss: nutrition, sleep and exercise. Learn about this and more through Concordia St. Paul Online.
CSP Online Graduates: Analyzing the Numbers
Want to learn about the numbers behind Concordia St. Paul's Online's graduates? Learn about this and more through Concordia St. Paul Online.
Climbing the HR Career Ladder
See how some typical HR roles stack up and how your education, experience and skills help you stand out as a candidate through CSP Online.
Do I Have What It Takes to Be a Nurse?
Nursing is one of the most rewarding careers for those interested in the health care field. See if you have what it takes to be a nurse with our quiz!
Generation Next: What It Means for HR Departments
Millennials make up 35% of the workforce. Find out what Generation Next means for Human Resource Departments. Learn at CSP Online.
Generation Z in the Workforce
Generation Z brings characteristics you might not anticipate to the office. Learn about this and more through Concordia St. Paul Online.
Interested in a rewarding career? Grant Writers can help causes that are important to them. Learn about the career, salary and education requirements.
Grants and Scholarships for Students Studying Human Resources
Join as a student and earn valuable member benefits such as discounted membership, program fees and the opportunity for a scholarship of $50,000.
How to Hire Each Generation
Explore what's special about each generation and how to keep them all working together. Learn about this and more from Concordia St. Paul Online.
Homeland Security Agent
Find out if you're suited for a career in homeland security. Learn what homeland security agents do and the education and qualifications involved.
Guide to Your First Nursing Job
Your first nursing job out of school is both an exciting and challenging adventure. Learn how to navigate your first nursing job with our guide.
Winter Blues: How to Stay Healthy as a Nurse
When colds and flu are making their rounds, it is especially important for nurses to maintain their health. Learn about this and more at CSP Online.
Import or Export Agent
Interested in becoming an import/export agent? Learn about what they do, required education, important skills, average salary, and career advancement.
Day in the Life of a Tech Professional
The average work day for tech professionals is hardly predictable, but there are some common themes. Learn about this and more at CSP Online.
Best Places for Travel Nursing
Are you ready to see the country while earning more money as a travel nurse? Learn about this and more through Concordia St. Paul Online.
The Anatomy of an E-Commerce Landing Page
What is the anatomy of an e-commerce landing page? Learn about landing pages and more with an online degree from Concordia St. Paul Online.
8 Signs of Conflict in the Workplace
What are common signs of conflict in the workplace? Being proactive is the best way to prevent conflict. Learn about this and more from CSP Online.
Marketing to Children: Tips, Tactics, and Taboos
Marketing to children has skyrocketed due to the widespread adoption of television and cable TV. Learn more about marketing to kids here.
Working as a State Trooper
Learn how to become a state trooper, including information on state trooper requirements, training, salary potential, and what to expect from the job.
Win or Lose: Memorable Presidential Slogans
A witty catchphrase can change the outcome of an election. Here are some of history’s most memorable presidential slogans that still resonate today.
What Can You Do With a Child Development Degree?
A child development degree combines psychology and social sciences to prepare students for a variety of careers in education, social work, and more.
3 Steps to Jump-Start Your Health Care Career
There are four main types of health career cares, knowing the distinctions between them is a great way to understand and narrow down your options.
Healthcare Cybersecurity: Is Patient Data Actually Secure?
Breaches in healthcare cybersecurity continues to instill panic in businesses and increase spending in IT. Learn more about healthcare cybersecurity.
How Much Do Health Care Professionals Earn? A Guide to 2019 Salaries
Our Online Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Administration program is designed to help students achieve their academic and career goals.
How to Get Your RN License in Minnesota
What does it take to become a registered nurse in Minnesota? Learn how to get your RN license in Minnesota today!
Challenge your mind and use your skills and talents as an INS Agent. Learn about the education, and training requirements involved at CSP Online.
How to Prepare for Graduate School: Tips for Nurses
Regardless of where you are in the process, here are five tips for nurses on how to prepare for graduate school that can help guarantee your success!
Roadmap Travel Nursing Guide
Travel nursing offers a compelling proposition: see the country while earning above-average pay. Learn about the benefits of a travel nursing career.
How to Start a Career in Travel Nursing
Starting a career in travel nursing can be intimidating. Nurse A. Lee is here to tell you everything you need to know to become a travel nurse!
Learn how to become a criminologist, including criminologist job description, education and work experience requirements and salary potential.
How to Turn Black Friday Into Big Profits for Your Business
Tips and tricks on understanding what marketing strategies go into Black Friday, not only for big retailers, but small businesses as well.
Learn how to become a customs inspector. Get an overview of the field, job description, education requirements and other qualifications. prepare.
Investing in Your Future Nursing Salary With an RN to BS in Nursing
Through earning a Nursing degree through Concordia University, St. Paul, find out what specialties there are as well as which ones pay the most.
Interested in becoming a deputy sheriff? Learn what to expect from the job, education and training requirements and salary potential information.
Climbing the Corporate Ladder: Your Guide to the MBA and Beyond
Pursuing an advanced business degree can help professionals meet their career goals and expand their knowledge. Learn more about MBA careers.
Discover Real Value Using Social Media for Business
Discover the real benefits of social media for business. Learn to deploy targeted advertising, engage with your audience, and tell your brand story.
Bioethical Issues in Health Care Management
As medical technology advances, ethical dilemmas arise. These are the major bioethical issues faced by health care professionals.
Computer Science vs Information Technology: What Technology Degree Should You Choose?
Learn the difference between computer science and information technology, what these subject areas involve and how you can choose your path.
Information Systems vs. Information Technology
Both Information systems (IS) and information technology (IT) are burgeoning fields. Learn about information systems vs. information technology here.
Brain Injury and Confabulation: A Review for Caregivers and Professionals
Concordia University, St. Paul's online forensic mental health programs, provide educational outlets to further your understanding of mental health.
Careers in Your Reach With a Sports Management Degree
Do you have a passion for sports? See what careers you can have with a degree in Sports Management from Concordia University, St. Paul Online
Entry Level to Executive: An HR Career Path Guide
From finding talent and training new hires to solving organizational issues, HR professionals meet a fundamental need. Read our HR Career Path Guide.
Choosing a B.A. vs. B.S. in Business
The chief difference between a B.A. and a B.S. in business is the focus of the coursework required to graduate. Learn more at CSP Online.
Kinesiology vs Exercise Science: How Are They Different?
Exercise science and kinesiology are similar, but the two fields of study have major distinctions. Learn the differences here.
Writing for Social Media: Tips, Best Practices, and More
Writing for social media is a vital part of a successful marketing strategy. Learn top strategies for writing for social media at CSP Online
Dispelling the Myths About Millennials in the Workplace
The work ethic of millennials is frequently criticized. We explored the myths about millennials in the workplace that influence popular opinion.
4 Nursing Associations in Minnesota
Joining a nursing association is important for any nursing professional. Learn about 4 top nursing associations in Minnesota at CSP Online
Work Stress: Causes, Symptoms, and Solutions
Did you know that 60 percent of people in the United States consider their job a major source of stress? Discover the source, symptoms, and solutions.
What Can You Do With an IT Degree?
An online IT degree will take you far in any job market, powered by businesses looking for professionals to lead and get ahead of global competitors.
The Best Vitamins for Athletes
It’s no surprise that choosing the best vitamins for athletes leads to optimal performance, sustainable activity, and injury prevention.
A Reintroduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation
This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. This article, the first in a series, will reintroduce you to psychiatric rehabilitation. If you work in or interact with mental health services, you are likely already…
Trauma & Children in Foster Care: A Comprehensive Overview
This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Child abuse is a global epidemic, distressing millions of children across all countries and within all cultures (Hayes & O’Neil, 2018). Although there are child protective laws…
Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: A Brief Overview
This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. *The statements, views, and opinions in this article are the author’s. These statements are not the views or opinions of WA DOC or the WA DOC SOTAP.
A Social Work Mother’s Love in Action
This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. It is often a misperception that fathers abandon their children, but it may be more accurate to state that the fathers abandoned the relationship with the mothers…
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Review of Minnesota Case Law
This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Abstract Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a term used to describe a wide range of effects that can occur in individuals who have been exposed to…
Youth Firesetting and Conduct Disorder: A Brief Review
This article is from Volume 5, Issue 4 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Firesetting is a complex behavior which can result in serious damage and loss of life. Controversy remains as to whether there is a relationship between firesetting and…
5 Tips for Creating a Plant Based Diet for Athletes
The consumption of plant foods has significant health benefits. Due to this, we are investigating the best plant based diet for athletes.
Eating Disorders in Athletes: Why They’re More Common Than You Think
Eating disorders in athletes are serious and often fatal illnesses that are associated with severe disturbances in people’s eating behaviors.
A Sports Nutrition Playbook for Trainers
As a trainer, you need to be aware of factors that influence your clients’ performance and overall health. Sports nutrition is very important.
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): A Call on Mental Health Professionals and Allied Disciplines to Become Informed
Concerns of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) have increased dramatically in recent years with the opioid addiction crisis in the United States.
Sexual Homicide Through a Cross-Cultural Lens
Though sexual homicide is rare, it is a very relevant topic in the study of forensics because the media sensationalizes this criminogenic behavior.
Suppressing Financial Exploitation of Older Adults: A Social Work Perspective
Financial exploitation is a pervasive form of abuse or mistreatment of older adults due to social isolation and diminishing cognitive capacity.
Life After TBI: Substance Abuse
Substance use can occur after a brain injury but can also be an antecedent to a TBI as well. Sustaining a TBI is a risk factor for substance abuse.
Building Resilience Against Burnout
Burnout is a serious condition that can affect mental health and human service providers with curtailing your confidence, morale, and quality of care.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) in the Criminal Justice System: A Brief Introduction
Professionals working in correctional and jail settings interact with a diverse population, and it is not uncommon for offenders to present a variety of language difficulties. Offenders who are deaf and hard of hearing may pose unique challenges during their interactions within the criminal justice system and with various correctional…
Intermittent Fasting for Athletes: Can It Improve Performance?
Intermittent fasting for athletes has exploded as a weight-loss trend. It’s been adopted by celebrities, everyday dieters, and the academic world.
Common Workplace Conflicts and How to Overcome Them
Managers need to know how to handle common workplace conflicts. 85% of employees deal with conflict, and it costs U.S. companies $359 billion annually.
Navigating the Phases of Organizational Conflict
Knowing how to respond to organizational conflict as a manager is an overlooked skill. Start with learning the phases of organizational conflict.
Youth Fire Setting and Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Brief Review
The combination of ADHD symptoms and school, work, social settings, and executive functioning can increase the risk of criminal behavior.
Youth Fire Setting: Screening, Assessment, and Intervention Considerations
Fires are dangerous events that can result in the loss of life and damage to property. These fire events can be classified into simple and complex.
Substance Abuse Recovery and Codependency
Families and friends of an addicted person have difficulty taking care of themselves and will try and fix the person, which is called codependency.
Exploring Burnout at a Deeper Level
When we are overworked, stressed, fatigued, or worn out, that's called burnout. This allows us to define what we are feeling in a palpable way.
The Intersectionality of Race, Postpartum Depression, and Financial Stress
Postpartum Depression (PPD) is a pervasive public health concern. Furthermore, PPD disproportionately affects African American women than other groups.
Forced Confabulation: A Brief Review
Confabulation occurs when a person incorporates inaccurate information into a memory of an event or misremembers a real memory out of order or context.
How to Make Healthy Eating Habits Stick
We want to be healthy, and we know that what we put into our bodies has health impact. Here are some tips on how to make healthy eating habits stick.
Peace and Profits: A Manager’s Guide to Conflict in the Workplace
Conflict in the workplace is a familiar phenomenon in business. Still, workplace conflict and its resolution doesn’t get the attention it deserves.
A Beginner’s Guide to E-commerce
This e-commerce guide teaches you online storefronts, opportunities to market to prospective customers online, and grow your general business knowledge.
Confronting Carol: How to Handle Confrontation at Work
Here are some steps on how to handle confrontation at work. Hopefully, they’ll come in handy if you're confronting or being confronted.
The Importance of Online Reviews for E-commerce Businesses
When you think about buying something online, how do you decide if you follow through with your purchase? You may turn to online reviews for guidance.
Diving Into the E-commerce Sales Funnel
Selling a product or service is the ultimate goal for marketers and small business owners, one must understand the e-commerce sales funnel first.
Overcoming the Top 7 Reasons for Shopping Cart Abandonment
Shopping cart abandonment is common. For every ten shopping carts created, only about three will result in completed transactions. Why does this happen?
Mood Disturbance After Traumatic Brain Injury
Mood disturbance after traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause ongoing disruption to an individual’s vocation, pain, sleep, and social interactions
Do Perinatal Mood or Anxiety Disorders Correlate with Divorce?
There are several risk factors that contribute to the decline of relationship satisfaction. Many overlap with a perinatal mood or anxiety disorder.
Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment: How are We Doing and Where are We Going?
The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers developed guidelines for juvenile sex offender treatment and include our most recent understanding.
Problematic Pornography Use: A Brief Introduction
Pornography addiction is difficult to define, but what professionals tend to agree on is that it can be easy to have problematic pornography use.
Psychological Evaluations of Domestic Violence Victims in the Current Context of Asylum Proceedings
Asylum proceedings in immigration courts are complex legal cases that require knowledge of relevant legislation and international humanitarian treaties.
Suicide of a 27-Year-Old White Male: A Psychological Autopsy Case Study
A 27-year-old white male who died of a gunshot wound via suicide. We have done a psychological autopsy to relay the statistics among the demographic.
Confabulation: A Brief Review for Marriage and Family Therapists
Confabulation is an unintentional memory disturbance. Inaccurate memory can simply be a distortion of a memory or the fabrication of a new memory.
Women and Infanticide: Where Mental Health and the Law Intersect
Infanticide, the act of killing a baby who is older than one day but younger than a year, is a subject that is difficult for people to hear about.
Coping Struggles for Families of Children with Autism
Coping can be tricky for families who have an identified person of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) living with them. Learn more about coping with autism.
Examining Autism Prevalence: What Factors Play a Role in its Increase?
When examining autism prevalence, we ask "What factors play a role in its increase". Learn more through Concordia University, St. Paul.
Exercise Science Careers Guide
Professionals are needed to stand on the other side of the treadmill and lead people toward a healthier lifestyle. Learn about exercise science careers.
5 Reasons You Should Become a Preschool Teacher
Preschool teachers are responsible for educating and caring for children 5 and younger who are not yet in kindergarten.
7 Must-Haves for Early Childhood Teachers
Many people have a calling to work in education, but it takes a very special kind of educator to be one of the early childhood teachers.
Neurofatigue After TBI
Neurofatigue is a common symptoms after sustaining traumatic brain injury. Fatigue can be all encompassing and debilitating to all facets of functioning.
The Autism Spectrum at a Glance
Autism spectrum disorder is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder which affects every aspect of an individual’s capacity to navigate the larger world.
Treating Children Impacted by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) with Play Therapy
Play therapy has strong benefits for many children. The therapeutic value of play knows no boundaries culturally, diagnostically, or linguistically.
Intellectual Disability: The Death Penalty and Atkins v. Virginia – Pt. I
The Supreme Court has applied the Eighth Amendment to intellectual disabilities and those under 18 but do not suffer from intellectual disabilities.
Mysopedia: An Introduction to High-Risk Sexual Predators of Children
Mysopedia offenders can be distinguished from their peers in that they have a genuine sexual preference for children and tend to target strangers.
Maternal Mental Health: A Brief Review for Criminal Justice, Forensic Mental Health, and Legal Professionals
The public is gaining more and more familiarity maternal mental health, thanks to better education as well as celebrities speaking about their stories.
Your Ultimate Guide to Early Childhood Education Lesson Plans
Teaching requires organizing the classroom and developing engaging content for students every day. Early childhood education lesson plans will help.
Top HR Interview Questions and How to Answer Them
The HR position interview determines if you’ll become part of the department responsible for screening and hiring. Here are some HR interview questions.
Testifying in Court: An Introduction for Mental Health Professionals
Mental health professionals with limited forensic and legal education and training are sometimes asked or subpoenaed to testify in court.
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): A Need for Greater Awareness, Education, and Understanding Among Criminal Justice and Forensic Mental Health Professionals
NAS occurs in babies that experience prenatal exposure to opioids. The baby is simply exposed to opioids in the womb during the course of pregnancy.
Theory of Mind (ToM): An Advanced Overview with Implications for Criminal Justice, Forensic Mental Health, and Legal Professionals
Theory of Mind (ToM) is the cognitive capacity of an individual to ascribe mental states to oneself as well as ascribing states to other individuals.
Rule 82 Problem Gambling Assessment: A Brief Review
Problem gambling is the compulsion to continue gambling in spite of devastating consequences such as behavioral, physiological, and fiscal problems.
Opioids: A Brief Review
Opioids are a drug that relieves pain through receptors in the neurological system. The first opioids used medically were components of the opium poppy.
7 Benefits of Yoga for the Student Athlete
Strength, flexibility, learning your anatomy, injury prevention, recovery, meditation and breathwork, and positive thinking/self care come from yoga.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Suicide Risk
Suicide is currently the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and its crude mortality rate has been steadily increasing in recent years.
Postpartum Depression and Suicide
Despite cultural perceptions of maternal bliss among new mothers, there is a dangerous risk of suicide among women with postpartum depression.
Sexual Sadism Disorder: An Introduction for Mental Health Professionals
Sexual sadism disorder is characterized by the experience of sexual pleasure through causing, witnessing, or fantasizing about an individual’s pain.
Working Memory and Mental Health: A Primer for the Mental Health Professional
Working memory is an active and integrative stage in the human memory system. This is not a storage bin for information on its way to long-term storage.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Problem Fragmentation
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is characterized by complexity, ambiguity, and a lack of agreement on definition and solutions.
4 Common Sports Injuries
Sports injuries happen often across many sports. Here are some helpful figures to provide a picture of how common sports injuries are.
Working Memory: A Need for Increased Awareness and Understanding Among Forensic Mental Health and Criminal Justice Professionals
Working memory can be defined as the ability to temporarily store information while this information is being actively processed. Learn more now.
Traumatic Brain Injury and Intimate Partner Violence: A Need for Greater Awareness, Understanding, and Training for Mental Health Professionals
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when the brain is damaged by a blow or penetration from a car crash, fall, or being violently shaken or punched.
Traumatic-Brain Injury (TBI): Facts Mental Health Professionals Need to Know
This article discusses TBI facts. Traumatic-brain injury (TBI) can result in a host of both short and long-term mental health deficits.
Pseudologia Fantastica: What is Known and What Needs to be Understood
Pseudologia fantastica (PF) is a rare phenomenon that has not been well-researched outside of clinical observations and case studies.
Confabulation and Delusions: A Need for Increased Awareness, Understanding, and Training for Criminal Justice and Forensic Mental Health Professionals
Confabulation and delusions can have serious consequences in criminal justice settings such as false confessions and wrongful convictions.
How to Sell Wholesale
Launching a wholesale business can be a profitable choice for an entrepreneur. Learn how to sell wholesale through Concordia University St. Paul.
Doing Business As: Deconstructing the Meaning of DBA
DBA refers to a company’s operating name rather than its legal name. Learn about the DBA meaning and use through Concordia University, St. Paul.
What Reputation Management Can Do for Your Business
Reputation management is very important for a company. Oftentimes a brand or company needs to focus on managing its reputation in modern media.
Suggestibility in Criminal Justice Settings: A Need for Increased Awareness, Understanding, and Training Among Professionals
Suggestibility can be defined as the proneness of an individual to accept and adopt the inaccurate or false views of another person as truth.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Facts Education Professionals Need to Know
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): A Call on Educators to Become Informed
Resulting from prenatal alcohol exposure, FASD is characterized by a range of cognitive, social, and adaptive impairments. Learn more now.
Huntington’s Disease (HD): Facts Corrections Professionals Need to Know
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The Best Jobs for Introverts
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Your Guide to Crafting a Creative Resume
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Zolpidem (Ambien®): An Introduction for Professionals
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Suicide Risk in Problem Gamblers: An Introduction for Criminal Justice and Mental Health Professionals
Problem gambling negatively affects a diverse array of risk factors for suicidal behavior including personal and family life, your school or job.
Youth Firesetting: An Introduction for Mental Health Counselors
In this article, the authors discuss youth firesetting. Youth firesetting is often addressed as criminal justice-involved vs mental health involved.
Mysopeds: A Need for Increased Awareness, Understanding, and Training
Mysopeds are dangerous individuals who receive sexual gratification through sadistic intentional emotional and physical harm of children.
Parricide: An Introduction for Clinical and Forensic Mental Health Professionals
In this article, we explore the extant literature on parricide, the murder of a parent by a child. We discuss perpetrator characteristics and more.
Youth Firesetters Need a Multidisciplinary Approach to Intervention
Youth firesetters sometimes present with a wide array of mental illnesses, behavioral disorders, and more. We need a multidisciplinary approach.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Suggestibility: A Need for Greater Awareness and Understanding
When reviewing FASD and suggestibility, it's clear that suggestibility places an individual with FASD at disproportional risk of manipulation by others.
Common Myths and Misconceptions About Youth Firesetting
Youth firesetters can create serious problems, both for themselves and the community surrounding them. Here are some common myths and misconceptions.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when an external blow to the head results in an alteration of brain function which range from mild to serious.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Competency to Stand Trial (CST): A Need for Greater Understanding and Further Research
The rate of ASD diagnoses increases between 10% and 17% each year, making autism the fastest-growing developmental disorder in the United States.
Department Stores in Decline: Why Retail Sales Are Down
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Human Services with an Emphasis in Forensic Behavioral Health: The Role of Advanced Education in Enhancing Care for Clients
Forensic Behavioral Health advanced education helps human service professionals to work with criminal justice-involved individuals with mental illness.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): An Introduction for Correctional Professionals
Correctional professionals working in correctional settings are likely to encounter individuals who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Sexually Inappropriate Behaviors: Important Reminders for Criminal Justice and Forensic Mental Health Professionals
The consequences associated with FASD result in a host of deficits that can increase the risk of becoming involved in the criminal justice system.
Human Service Forensic Behavioral Health Practitioners: Roles and Responsibilities
Human service-forensic behavioral health practitioners (HS-FBHPs) play a critical role at the nexus of the mental health and criminal justice systems.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Detoxification Centers: A Call on Withdrawal Management Professionals to Become FASD-Informed
This article explores the challenges associated with identifying and diagnosing FASD in detoxification centers throughout the United States.
What Is Drop Shipping? A Beginner’s Guide
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Additive Manufacturing: The Use of 3D Printing in Medicine
As leading researchers become more familiar with the capabilities of 3D printing, they are finding ways to use 3D printing in medicine.
Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: Your Guide to Navigating the Workplace
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7 Steps of the Decision Making Process
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The New Wave of Designer Drugs: A Review for Criminal Justice and Forensic Professionals
This article is from Volume 2, Issue 3 of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. Abstract In recent decades, synthetic or designer drugs have continuously emerged like weeds. The manufacturers and distributors of synthetic substances are encouraged, at least in part, by…
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Firesetting Behaviors: A Call on Fire Professionals to Become FASD-Informed
FASD is a lifelong condition characterized by a diverse set of cognitive, social, and adaptive functioning deficits caused by prenatal alcohol exposure.
Elder Abuse and Suicidal Behavior: What Forensic Professionals Need to Know
Elder abuse and elder suicide affect similar individuals. Psychosocial factors found in mistreated elders are often present in suicidal elders.
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS): A Review for Criminal Justice, Forensic, Legal, and Mental Health Professionals
Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) is a multifaceted syndrome composed of Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) and Korsakoff syndrome (KS).
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Competency to Stand Trial (CST) Case Law: A Need for Further Understanding and Research
The impact of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) on competency to stand trial is highlighted by summarizing the case law review literature.
Writing for the Web: A Beginner’s Guide
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Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS) and Deficits Associated with Memory: An Introduction for Clinical and Forensic Professionals
One of chronic alcohol abuse's possible consequences of this abuse is Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome, a condition characterized by a deficiency of thiamine.
Art Therapy and FASD: A Promising Treatment Approach
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by cognitive, social, and adaptive deficits. Art therapy can help.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the Criminal Justice System: An Introduction to a Complex Topic
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when an external force alters brain functioning or results in some other form of brain injury.
Confabulation and the Criminal Justice and Mental Health Systems: An Introduction to a Complex Topic
Confabulation occurs when an individual inaccurately recounts memories or events that are untrue or out of sequence but without the intent to deceive.
Attachment and Trauma-Related Problems: Implications for Criminal Justice and Forensic Mental Health Professionals
Secure attachment with a caregiver creates a foundation for psychological stability and fosters resilience in the face of future experiences of stress.
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6 Key Qualities of an HR Manager
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The human resource field is growing into a notable profession in today’s business environment. Here are some different types of human resources jobs.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the Criminal Justice System: An Introduction for Professionals
Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the US. ASD is known by deficits in communication, social interaction, and behavior.
Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Introduction for Mental Health Professionals
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disorder characterized by social skill deficits, cognitive rigidity, and a range of behavioral symptoms.
The Impact of FASD in the Criminal Justice System: An Introduction to a Complex Topic
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) results in a host of impairments that bring impacted individuals into contact with the criminal justice system.
Understanding FASD and its Role in Firesetting Behaviors: An Introduction to a Complex Topic
FASD as it relates to firesetting has been neither researched adequately by scholars, nor discussed frequently enough by public safety professionals.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Suicidal Behavior: An Introduction for Criminal Justice and Mental Health Professionals
Those with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) experience adaptive, cognitive, and executive functioning deficits and face many challenges.
Interrogative Suggestibility in People with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): Neurocognitive and Behavioral Challenges
FASD is shown by deficits in adaptive functioning, social skills, learning capacities, emotion regulation, memory, attention, and communication.
Understanding Postpartum Psychosis and Infanticide
Infanticide is when a mother takes the life of her infant anytime in the first year postpartum. An illness that causes this is postpartum psychosis.
Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Care: The Future of Health Care
ACEs are related to short- and long-term negative behavioral, social, physical, and mental health traumas among children and adults.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and the Criminal Justice System: Causes, Consequences, and Suggested Communication Approaches
Afflicting 2% to 5% of the U.S. population, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are lifelong disorders caused by prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE).
Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma: A Brief Overview
Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma is the third-leading cause of head trauma in children and the leading cause of serious head injury in the first year.
The Challenges of Screening for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Adult Forensic Populations
FASD is a group of disorders that makes screening, assessment, and diagnosis without proper awareness, education, and training difficult.
The Impact of Hypnotic Medications on Driving
Hypnotic medications have been linked to increased risk of motor vehicle accidents including crashes resulting in serious injury or death.
The Importance of Screening for FASD in Criminal Justice Settings
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a condition caused by the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, resulting in irreversible brain damage.
Understanding Confabulation: An Introduction for Criminal Justice and Mental Health Professionals
Confabulation is the spontaneous use of inaccurate information to fill in memory gaps. This different from lying because there is no intent to deceive.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): Safety Considerations for Caregivers and Professionals
Acquired as a result of prenatal alcohol exposure, FASD is a set of disorders characterized by physical, cognitive, learning, and behavioral impairments.
FASD and Art Therapy: An Exploratory Review
This article is from Volume 1, Issue 3: FASD Special Edition of Forensic Scholars Today, a quarterly publication featuring topics from the world of forensic mental health. The purpose of this paper is to review art therapy (AT) and its effectiveness as a treatment approach for individuals diagnosed with fetal alcohol…
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): A Review for Criminal Justice and Legal Educators
FASD is a result of prenatal exposure to alcohol, which leads to brain damage for the unborn child and secondary mental health conditions later in life.
What Forensic Professionals Need to Know About FASD
Affecting between 2-5% of the population of the United States, FASD is a permanent, lifelong condition, resulting from exposure to alcohol in utero.
Social Dysfunction: A Key Deficit in Adults with Suspected and Confirmed FASD
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a complex diagnosis impacting behavioral, cognitive, educational, and vocational capacities.
FASD in the Criminal Justice System: Invisible in Plain Sight
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is an under-recognized disorder affecting approximately 2 to 5% of the U.S. population. Learn more about FASD.
Confabulation: An Introduction for Psychologists
Confabulation is considered a paramnesia. These “memories” can range from harmless information to bizarre stories that have no connection to reality.
H.H. Holmes: One of America’s First Recorded Serial Murderers
H.H. Holmes, is one of America’s first noted serial murderers. He killed at least 27 women during the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
Competency to Stand Trial: What Forensic Psychologists Need to Know
What are the most frequent criminal competency evaluations forensic psychologists conduct? How do they determine the competency to stand trial?
The Role of Hypnotic Medications in Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault
Hypnotic medications, such as Ambien, Lunesta, and Sonata are often referred to as the “Z-drugs”. These are often used for sexual assault.
The Benefits of Mentoring in Business
What do Steve Jobs, Larry Page and Sergey Brin have in common? All three had excellent business mentors. Learn the benefits of mentoring in business.
Choosing a Violence Risk Assessment Tool: What Forensic Psychologists Need to Know
What is the most accurate violence risk assessment tool on the market today? Learn how to use a violence risk assessment tool through CSP.
Overview of Forensic Mental Health Practitioners
This paper's purpose is to give an overview of forensic mental health practitioners for the criminal justice practitioner who isn't familiar with them.
Malingering: A Basic Introduction for Clinical and Forensic Professionals
Termed malingering in the field of forensic psychology, this phenomenon is a conscious, intentional fabrication or for the sake of personal gain.
6 High-Paying Healthcare Management Careers
The health care management MBA concentration at Concordia University, St. Paul can help you get the skills you need to grow your health care career.
Training Criminal Justice Practitioners About Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS)/Abusive Head Trauma (AHT)
Shaken baby syndrome (SBS)/abusive head trauma (AHT) is one of the leading causes of death in child abuse cases in the United States. Therefore, it is crucial for criminal justice professionals entering their respective fields of practice to be well educated about the consequences associated with SBS/AHT cases. Concordia…
The Differences Between Criminal Justice and Criminology: Which Degree Is Right for You?
At Concordia University, St. Paul, we know that understanding the difference between Criminal Justice and Criminology can be confusing.
Public vs. Private Accounting: Everything You Need to Know
Public accountants provide auditing, tax, advisory and consulting services. Private accounting is inner workings of businesses, governments and agencies.
9 Human Resource Courses You Want to Take in College
You can earn your HR degree online from Concordia University, St. Paul. Take a look at some of the HR core courses you will complete.
Discover MBA Jobs With Diverse Degree
An online MBA is your path to higher-paying jobs The Master of Business Administration (MBA) has long been a valuable degree for professionals seeking career advancement and higher earning potential through an advanced skill set, expanded knowledge base and enhanced industry-related aptitudes. Employers sought out these highly qualified and in-demand…