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The Premonition Trap

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in Brain Science, Doctrine | Comments Off on The Premonition Trap

The Premonition Trap

There have been times in my life when I seem extra vulnerable to the weird, bizarre or extraordinary—dare I say paranormal? Notice I’m not saying supernatural. At least not yet. That remains to be seen. But that’s what I mean. I’ve always relied heavily on something called “instinct” or “gut feeling” when making decisions. That’s part of it. But I have something else in mind. I’m referring to the sense that I know what’s going to happen ahead of time. The term “premonition” is often used. The times I’m most susceptible are times of anxiety and confusion. From a...

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Are School Counselors the Best Hope for Gun Violence?

Posted by on Jan 16, 2013 in Doctrine | Comments Off on Are School Counselors the Best Hope for Gun Violence?

Are School Counselors the Best Hope for Gun Violence?

Putting school resource officers and mental health professionals in schools can help prevent school crime and student-on-student violence. School resource officers are specially trained police officers that work in schools. When equipped with proper training and supported by evidence-based school discipline policies, they can deter crime with their presence and advance community policing objectives. Their roles as teachers and counselors enable them to develop trusting relationships with students that can result in threats being detected and crises averted before they occur. School...

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