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The Statistical Reality of the Modern Family

By Rick Rapier

According to NCU’s Dr. Darren Adamson, Assistant Dean of the School of Marriage and Family Sciences, “The modern American family represents an evolution over time that reflects changes in the larger society.” Countless studies have been done that confirm his observation. And much has been written about the evolving American family. Television programs and motion pictures examining the changing nature of life’s most basic social institution have been plenty as well.

Do You Have The Skills To Be An Entrepreneur?

By Rick Rapier

Poet T.S. Eliot wrote, “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” While Eliot lived before business innovators like Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Lori Greiner, and Daymond John, he might as well have been describing the modern entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs have learned firsthand that by taking risks, they can go quite far.

Resources for Military – Active Duty, Veterans, and Military Spouses

Today is Veteran’s Day and with thousands of Americans currently serving their country both at home and abroad we here at Northcentral would like to acknowledge the incredible contribution those in the military make. Not only do they defend and protect their fellow citizens and our way of life domestically, they also bring amazing helps to people in need in other parts of the world. And not only do the enlisted and the commissioned dedicate their lives to military service, so do their families who sacrifice so much.

For Virtual Therapy Is Now The Time ?

By Christia Gibbons

Patients and therapists are texting, emailing and web chatting these days as virtual therapy sessions are becoming more acceptable and better regulated.

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Staying Organized in a Digital World

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Did you know that the typical American spends about one hour every day looking for things? If you haven't already started doing the math in your head, that's seven hours per week, or a total of 15 days each year! Right about now you should be thinking about just how valuable your time is and wondering what you might do with an extra 15 days per year!

New Education Partnership Announcement

Northcentral University and the National Education Association (NEA) are set to co-develop the largest ever Professional Learning Community for PK-12 and higher education teachers in the U.S.

Coping When a Loved One is Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

By Shelley Simmons

It’s October, and that means you will see the color pink everywhere in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. According to the American Cancer Society®, about one in eight U.S. women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. If someone you care about is diagnosed with breast cancer, here are some suggestions on how to cope.

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Why Communication is Vital to Managing Change

By: Christia Gibbons

How many times have you heard that communication is key in an ever-changing work environment? How many times have you uttered under your breath: “Not again?

Don’t stop reading this just because “communication is key” has become a tired phrase. Instead, hear what these three experts – one a human resources guru, one a serial entrepreneur and one an academician who helped change an aerospace company – have to say about bringing a cliché to life.

How Therapists Use Social Media

By: Sara Hess
Social media has become an outlet for people to post, like, share, and comment about anything from what they had for breakfast to the most revealing personal and intimate parts of their lives. Every second, individuals express their sentiments and viewpoints on political, cultural, socioeconomic and other topics across social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Reddit, Yelp and more.

Celebrities Aren’t Immune to Depression

by Meghan Krein

“What could he possibly have to be depressed about? He has absolutely everything anyone could ask for.” It’s a common misconception: assuming just because someone appears to have everything going for them – whether it be wealth, a successful career, or the perfect family – they’re not subject to problems with mental health.