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Rihanna and Chris Brown: The Abusive Cycle

Rihanna’s racy remix “Birthday Cake” has created a public frenzy ever since the song was released. But it’s not just the inappropriately sexy lyrics that have people talking; it’s the man she sings it with. Her one and only, lover ...

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Dr. Lisa Firestone Self Articles

Dr. Lisa Firestone Phd, Lisa Firestone, Psychalive, The Glendon Association

Dr. Lisa Firestone, PhD, is the director of research and education for The Glendon Association. Since 1987, she has been involved in clinical training and applied research in suicide and violence. Dr. Firestone has published numerous professional articles, and most ...

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Dr. Lisa Firestone Parenting Articles

Dr. Lisa Firestone Phd, Lisa Firestone, Psychalive, The Glendon Association

Dr. Lisa Firestone, PhD, is the director of research and education for The Glendon Association. Since 1987, she has been involved in clinical training and applied research in suicide and violence. Dr. Firestone has published numerous professional articles, and most ...

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As Iraq Ends, a New Battle with PTSD Begins

PTSD, Iraq Veterans, Veterans mental health

Following Obama’s recent announcement that all U.S. Troops will be brought home from Iraq by the end of the year, one can’t help but wonder about the emotional trauma that will follow many of these soldiers home. Studies show that between 11 to ...

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A Gender Sensitive Approach to Violence

Violence, youth violence, PTSD

Dr. Don Meichenbaum, PTSD expert, discusses an individuals journey from birth, to engaging in violence in this exclusive interview series with Dr. Lisa Firestone. I’m a clinical psychologist and for thirty-five years, I had been involved at the University of Waterloo, ...

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CE Webinar – Understanding and Assessing Violence

Presenter: Dr. Lisa Firestone 1.5 CE Credits – $25 120 Minutes The prodigious rates of violence in our country establish a need for an understanding and accurate assessment of violence risk. This Webinar will address these concerns by providing participants ...

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Preventing Gang Violence: Why Kids Become Violent

Gang Violence, Violence, gangs, teenage gangs, Father Greg Boyle, Homeboy Industries

Read an exclusive interview with Father Greg Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang intervention group in the country. What Homeboy Industries Does: My name is Greg Boyle, I’m the Executive Director and Founder of Homeboy Industries, located in ...

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