Why "Stranger Danger" Isn't Enough

There is a video that went viral on Facebook titled The Dangers Of Social Media (Child Predator Social Experiment). Watching it hits you right in the feels, especially if you’re a parent. The video shows a guy pretending to be a 15-year-old boy on social media who lures three girls from different families to meet with him. It turns out he is not a 15-year-old boy and he gets the surprise of his life to find the parents waiting for him along with their daughters.
 

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Why Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder?

I love dialectical behavior therapy. As a highly sensitive person who experiences their emotions intensely, learning dialectical behavior therapy (or DBT) has made a profound and lasting difference in my own life. Now that I’m a social worker, I continue to use the skills I learned in DBT every single day but I’m also in the position of sharing my joyful enthusiasm for this compassionate and highly-effective treatment with others.

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True or False? If You're Not Willing to Adapt Your Strategy with High Conflict People, You Should Get Out Now

High-conflict cases in the courts and high-conflict personalities (HCPs) in the workplace get a lot of play these days and we're seeing more people than ever claiming expertise in dealing with them. But should they? What qualifies anyone as an expert, or even moderately competent, to take on a high-conflict case, workplace or other dispute?

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Is the Current Family Law Legal System Facing Extinction?

Inflection points should not be ignored. In mathematics, there is a concept called the inflection point, which describes the point at which a curve on a graph changes directions. Business has adopted this concept, sometimes known as the strategic inflection point, referring to when a change occurs that requires a business to change direction in order to survive. 

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People are Rational and Generally Make Good Choices: But the Family Law System Can Trick People?

In prior articles, we wrote about the natural desire to prevail against perceived rivals and the potential use of game theory to understand obstacles in the current legal system as it takes families through parental separations and divorce.  We next focused on how the legal system begins to trick people into self-defeating patterns of decision making......

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