Positive Coaching Alliance
A national non-profit organization developing “Better Athletes, Better People” by working to provide all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building youth sports experience.


Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
Advancing the development of academic, social and emotional competence for all students. Their mission is to help make evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) an integral part of education from preschool through high school. Through research, practice and policy, CASEL collaborates to ensure all students become knowledgeable, responsible, caring and contributing members of society.


“Creating Cultures of Dignity”
Best selling author of “Queen Bees & Wannabees”, “Masterminds & Wingmen”, and the “Owning Up Curriculum.


Session Rating Scale
Feedback informed treatment. Tools for measuring the quality of the therapy relationship.


Measures of Effective Teaching
The Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project was designed to find out how evaluation methods could best be used to tell teachers more about the skills that make them most effective and to help districts identify and develop great teaching.


Center for Nonviolent Communication (NVC)
NVC begins by assuming that we are all compassionate by nature and that violent strategies—whether verbal or physical—are learned behaviors taught and supported by the prevailing culture. NVC also assumes that we all share the same, basic human needs, and that each of our actions are a strategy to meet one or more of these needs.


Compass Points Maryland Counseling Association Newsletter Spring 2015
What Works with Teens


Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work
Book review


The Professional Counselor (the digital publication of the National Board for Certified Counselors)
Book review