Advice to Therapists Treating Military Families

Military families who are exposed to stressors caused by repeated deployments, injuries, and even death may find the need for military family therapy. According to a 2015 study cited in Contemporary Family Therapy, roughly 2.7 million families have experienced significant periods of separation from their military family member since 2001. While children are resilient, and spouses of military members prepare themselves for separations, there can remain significant problems.

The Growing Importance of Cybersecurity to Business

In today’s online age, the number of threats to businesses and their customers increases every day. The largest obstacle in cybersecurity is the perpetual security risk that quickly evolves over short periods of time, leaving businesses with a widening gap in manpower and the resources needed to protect their data.

Gender Diversity in Today’s Classroom and Workplace

Gender diversity in the classroom, as well as gender diversity in the workplace, can play a role in our lives.

Congratulations to the NCU Pinnacle of Technology Award Winners!

Northcentral University is pleased to announce our NCU Pinnacle of Technology Award recipients! The nine recipients may select from one of three technology packages that include an Asus ZenBook Pro, a Microsoft Surface Pro or an Apple MacBook Pro. Recipients can also select a $2,000 cash equivalent award to be applied toward their tuition beginning with their second course.

NCU’s Pinnacle of Technology award winners are:

National Police Week: Honoring Those Who Give

National Police Week started in 1962 when President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. Along with a joint resolution of Congress, Kennedy declared the calendar week in which the day falls National Police Week to pay “special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.”

Research Tips for College Students: Finding Relevant Information Quickly

The internet is a massive collection of information. According to LiveScience, there were one billion websites as of September 2014, but that number changes minute by minute. When completing a higher education degree, finding relevant information quickly can be crucial to success. With a few internet research tips, you can achieve better results and develop a more thorough understanding of your topic.

Celebrating Nurses: National Nursing Week Starts Today

National Nurses Week begins on May 6th this year, and is dedicated to recognizing the important role nurses play. The Week ends on Florence Nightingale’s birthday, May 12th, and is celebrated at hospitals and health care agencies with special events, health fairs and screenings.

The theme for National Nurses Week this year is the “Year of the Healthy Nurse.” It was chosen to encourage and celebrate nurses’ efforts to promote a healthier, wellness-focused lifestyle in themselves and their patients.

What Can I Do with a Criminal Justice Degree?

The criminal justice system is a vast sector with opportunities for those with higher degrees and leadership skills. An advanced business degree specializing in criminal justice can help you in developing the competencies needed to pursue leadership positions in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections, teaching or private consulting fields.

What can I do with a criminal justice degree?

Have you always had a desire to help others? Do you have a sense of justice and fairness? 

The Dangers of Social Media on Marriage and Family

Social media is everywhere. Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Snapchat. LinkedIn. YouTube. There are also dating and gaming sites, and more. Social media is a part of the fabric of our lives today, and can be an integral part of our lives. You may want to consider establishing a few ground rules to avoid any potential dangers of social media on your relationships.

The Pros of Social Media and Relationships

The Science of Forensic Psychology

The entertainment industry’s popular crime shows on television portray “criminologists” as someone with uncanny—almost psychic—abilities to solve crimes. But what is forensic psychology, and what is the real science of forensic psychology compared to the Hollywood version of this relatively new field within psychology?