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Forging New Paths

Author : Birgit Kerstan
ISBN : UVA:X002170891
Genre : Self-help groups
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The Mental Health Needs Of Young Offenders

Author : Carol L. Kessler
ISBN : 052161290X
Genre : Medical
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The majority of young people in the American juvenile justice system have diagnosable mental illnesses, including substance abuse, mental retardation and learning disorders. However, these often remain undetected and untreated. In this book, a team of experts examines the prevalence of mental disorders in this population and describes the means of screening for, diagnosing, and treating them effectively in a developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive manner. They also examine psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic approaches; innovative alternatives to detention; the true costs of detaining youth; vulnerability to self-incrimination; and the alarming trend of minority confinement. Their comprehensive coverage includes discussion of ethical dilemmas and the need for preventive strategies and integrated approaches involving judicial, law enforcement, educational, and mental health professionals. This book will be of interest to both mental health and juvenile justice professionals.

Forging Paths

Author : Wes Beach
ISBN : 0615577849
Genre : Education
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Traditional schooling may not provide your son or daughter with a satisfactory or fulfilling education. In "Forging Paths: Beyond Traditional Schooling," you'll read the stories of nine young people who took varying, nontraditional educational paths and succeeded in their chosen endeavors and vocations. Wes Beach, director of an unusual private high school, speaker, and author, prompts you to reconsider the idea that any highly successful career path must involve piling up gold stars in high school to gain immediate admission to a prestigious university in order to earn a degree which can cost more than most people earn in a year. Discover how passion, persistence, creativity and perseverance can lead to a life of satisfaction and even some traditional achievements!

Voices From The Heartland

Author : Sara Beam
ISBN : 9780806165806
Genre : Literary Collections
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Despite progress in recent years, Oklahoma hardly ranks as woman-friendly. The state holds the highest incarceration rate of women in the nation. It offers women no legal protection against being fired due to sexual orientation or gender identity. Its Native American and immigrant populations struggle for access to community resources. And Oklahoma is still governed largely by men, leaving women without adequate political representation. In 2007, the highly acclaimed anthology Voices from the Heartland provided a much-needed platform for Oklahoma women—prominent and unknown—to tell their stories. This timely sequel reflects an even broader cross-section of women’s experiences. Just like its predecessor, Voices from the Heartland: Volume II offers memorable accounts of struggle and transformation. It does not sugarcoat the problems that women face in contemporary Oklahoma—and in many parts of underprivileged America: racism, sexism, homophobia, poverty, addiction. The 38 contributions gathered here are honest and, at times, raw. They cover such varied topics as girlhood, trauma, the workplace, parenting, politics, and religious beliefs. Taken together, the essays comprise a living artifact of women’s history, accessible and, as an anthology, ideally suited for classroom use. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, it is more important than ever to listen to what women have to say about their own lives, including—and perhaps especially—women from flyover states like Oklahoma. As Sara N. Beam states so eloquently in her preface, “You’ll read their stories here as they want them told: in a mix of poetry and prose, in the voice of a relative, in the voice of a tired person across the breakroom table, in a secret hush, or in a voice not unlike that of your best friend or mother.” These voices from the heartland inspire us to pause, to listen, to understand, to evolve, and to make a difference.

Forging A Path With Tool And Data Attributes

Author : Thomas A. Longstaff
ISBN : UCAL:X47453
Genre : Computer science
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Networking 2012

Author : Robert Bestak
ISBN : 9783642300455
Genre : Computers
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The two-volume set LNCS 7289 and 7290 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International IFIP TC 6 Networking Conference held in Prague, Czech Republic, in May 2012. The 64 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 225 submissions. The papers feature innovative research in the areas of network architecture, applications and services, next generation Internet, wireless and sensor networks, and network science. The first volume includes 32 papers and is organized in topical sections on content-centric networking, social networks, reliability and resilience, virtualization and cloud services, IP routing, network measurement, network mapping, and LISP and multi-domain routing.

Careers For Women In Science And Technology

Author : United States
ISBN : PSU:000023036574
Genre : Government publications
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Masters Of Craft

Author : Richard E. Ocejo
ISBN : 9780691183190
Genre : Social Science
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In today’s new economy—in which “good” jobs are typically knowledge or technology based—many well-educated and culturally savvy young people are instead choosing to pursue traditionally low-status manual labor occupations as careers. Masters of Craft looks at the renaissance of four such trades: bartending, distilling, barbering, and butchering. In this engaging book, Richard Ocejo takes you into the lives and workplaces of these people to examine how they are transforming once-undesirable jobs into “cool” and highly specialized upscale occupations. He shows how they find meaning in these jobs by enacting a set of “cultural repertoires,” resulting in a new form of elite taste-making. Focusing on cocktail bartenders, craft distillers, upscale men’s barbers, and whole-animal butcher shop workers in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and upstate New York, Masters of Craft provides new insights into the stratification of taste, the spread of gentrification, and the evolving labor market in today’s postindustrial city.

Singapore Perspectives 2009

Author : Tan Tarn How
ISBN : 9789814282260
Genre : Singapore
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The Singapore Perspectives series is a yearly publication that provides critical analysis of emerging trends and issues Singapore faces in terms of social, economic and political development. It is a quick and essential reference for understanding the broad policy discussions that animate thought leaders, policy-makers and the public in the country during the immediate period or that are likely to do so in the short and medium term. In this volume, contributors take an in-depth look at four topics of pertinent interest to Singapore's mid- to long-term future and offer some radical ideas for Singaporeans' consideration. They are: Can Singaporeans Afford a High-Cost Singapore?; Can Singaporeans Remain Rooted?; Can Singapore Preserve Its Hub Status?; Can Government Do Less, and Singaporeans More? Contributors include Member of Parliament Inderjit Singh, playwright and law academic Eleanor Wong and former president of the Law Society of Singapore Philip Jeyaretnam. Co-published by the think-tank, the Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore, this is a useful publication for those with an interest in understanding the governance challenges facing a small, highly globalised economy and nation-state, or those who want a quick feel of the pulse of Singapore.

Deformation And Forging Limits For A Particulate Reinforced Aluminum Matrix Composite

Author : Dzu-gwang Charles Syu
ISBN : UOM:39015025177372
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Maternal Optimism

Author : Danna Greenberg
ISBN : 9780190944094
Genre : Business & Economics
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Every working mother's path is unique and should be celebrated, not lamented. Yet all too frequently, working mothers are presented with advice, rules to follow or guidelines as if all women's experiences are the same and a one-size-fits-all solution is appropriate. Maternal Optimism: Forging Positive Paths through Work and Motherhood aims to provide readers with stories and research that support the notion of women owning and feeling confident in the choices they make, as they navigate a complex series of work and family transitions. This book challenges the impulse to reduce work/life challenges to a single point in time, such as the decision to return to work after the birth of a child; instead, it recognizes that work and family decisions are anything but stagnant. They shift as life and career shift and are often filled with unpredictable events. By understanding and anticipating these shifts, working mothers can develop the resiliency they need at home and at work. This book is a resource for all professional women as they approach the difficulties and the joys of growing a family and a career.

Trails Of The Dark Horse

Author : Mack Hagood
ISBN : IND:30000095227884
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Forging Compromise

Author : Patrick Stephen Barrett
ISBN : WISC:89063806632
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Multi Parameter Homotopy And Complex Encirclement

Author : Denise Miriam Wolf
ISBN : UCAL:C3390289
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Powder Forging

Author : Howard A. Kuhn
ISBN : UCAL:B4585832
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Two Paths

Author : John Ruskin
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The Old Paths Or Lectures On The Protestant Faith

Author : John Henry Rogers
ISBN : OXFORD:590850619
Genre : Protestantism
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Works Of John Ruskin Two Paths On Art Lectures On Art Political Economy Of Art Pre Raphaelitism Pleasures Of England

Author : John Ruskin
ISBN : NYPL:33433107900809
Genre : English literature
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The Forgery Or Best Intentions

Author : George Payne Rainsford James
Genre : Huguenots
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Paths From Science Towards God

Author : Arthur Peacocke
ISBN : OCLC:666928828
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