2010

Links - December 2010 - Secure Digital Lives

Cloud storage
What is cloud storage - tinyurl.com/2dg7rk4
How cloud storage works - tinyurl.com/28uygo7
Review of common cloud storage - tinyurl.com/2fp9bxr
Choosing a cloud storage - tinyurl.com/53z6u7

Backup services
Ways to start your backup plan - tinyurl.com/38dlb9o
Carbonite - carbonite.com
Crashplan - b2.crashplan.com
Mozy - mozy.com
Time machine - tinyurl.com/lx4bzs

Data organizing tools
Organizing Tools - tinyurl.com/2e2h9dw
Yojimbo - tinyurl.com/2ovqpw
Evernote - evernote.com
Notebook Alternatives - tinyurl.com/btu8ll
17 Notebook alternatives - tinyurl.com/c3ln6n

Links - November 2010 - Play Therapy

Play Therapy Associations and Centers
Association for Play Therapy - a4pt.org
Association for Play Therapy: State Branches - a4pt.org/branches.cfm
Play Therapy International (and affiliated organizations) - playtherapy.org
British Association of Play Therapists - bapt.info
The Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy - cacpt.com
National Institute for Play - nifplay.org
The Israeli Play Therapy Association - sites.google.com/site/makblieve
UNT Center for Play Therapy - cpt.unt.edu
Northwest Center for Play Therapy Studies - tinyurl.com/2wz2xnh
Family Enhancement and Play Therapy Center - play-therapy.com
The Theraplay Institute - theraplay.org
Fair Play for Children - fairplayforchildren.org

Basic Concepts
Introduction to Play Therapy (video) - tinyurl.com/34b5pug
An Introduction to Play Therapy - tinyurl.com/2dbqama
Definition of Therapeutic Play - tinyurl.com/32xofg2
About Play Therapy Overview - tinyurl.com/27xsdko
YouTube videos on Play Therapy - tinyurl.com/2v38uaa
Behavior Advisor: Play Therapy - tinyurl.com/322more
How does play therapy work? - tinyurl.com/2upg2mt
BAPT Play Therapy Ethics - tinyurl.com/34vqmkk
Play Therapy for Children - tinyurl.com/3akghbh
Play Therapy WBHM story - tinyurl.com/28s7uro

Approaches and Techniques
Approaches to Play Therapy - tinyurl.com/25j9f8415
Effective play therapy techniques - tinyurl.com/34mxvld
AlternateHeals Techniques - tinyurl.com/3a39rgq
Using Puppets to Help Solve Problems - tinyurl.com/29lrzf2
Combining Bibliotherapy with Play Therapy - tinyurl.com/33brsqs
Play Therapy Techniques with Autism - tinyurl.com/3895yxs
Non-Directive Play Therapy - play-therapy.co.uk
Art Metaphor Technique - tinyurl.com/297ba8f

Innovative ideas
Play Therapy using the Sony Eye Toy - tinyurl.com/2dmusp6
Social Networking in Play Therapy - tinyurl.com/37eylnp
Video of Microsoft Kinetic - tinyurl.com/3xv7ezl

Journals and Research articles
International Journal of Play Therapy - tinyurl.com/3y7kmmj
International Journal of Play Therapy RSS feed - tinyurl.com/29e93af
British Journal of Play Therapy - tinyurl.com/262xraf
My Play Therapy Page articles - tinyurl.com/26jsh5h
My Play Therapy Page research and case reports - tinyurl.com/2969sdr
UNT Play Therapy Research Database - tinyurl.com/3azymmz

Sand Tray
Sandplay Therapists of America - sandplay.org
How sandplay works - sandplay.org/about_sandplay.htm
How to build a Sand Tray - tinyurl.com/2faugnu
Comparisons of Sand Tray approaches - tinyurl.com/38shzg4
Sand Tray in Trauma and Grief - tinyurl.com/2brffny
MY Therapy Page: Sand Tray articles - tinyurl.com/2ffwr7s
DeDoemnico writings on Sand Tray - tinyurl.com/2u3rrra
Sand Tray Reading List - tinyurl.com/34zwafc
Sand Tray Therapy videos - tinyurl.com/24x3op4

Links - October 2010 - A Failure to Communicate

Counseling Skills
Basic Counseling Skills - tinyurl.com/33ng8gy
The Top 10 Basic Counseling Skills -
tinyurl.com/2g3f9m3
Being a Good Counselor - tinyurl.com/329qytx
Counseling Skills Training -
tinyurl.com/2ahs86v
Nick Heap Counseling Skills -
tinyurl.com/29aum5o
Daniel Keeran Effective Counseling Skills -
tinyurl.com/2fdwyv8
Field Manual for Mental Health Counseling Skills -
tinyurl.com/32u2pw8
Counseling Techniques and skills -
tinyurl.com/2bzyk7b
UN Counselling Skills and Techniques -
tinyurl.com/3xwfc62

Communication Skills
List of communications skills - tinyurl.com/2ems4ma
Three components of communication -
tinyurl.com/256vg37
Improve your communication skills -
tinyurl.com/erlom
Developing Effective Communication Skills -
tinyurl.com/6nqv35
The Seven Challenges Workbook -
tinyurl.com/9qxea
Web resources for communication skills -
tinyurl.com/rfe1
Communication skills self-assessment exercise -
tinyurl.com/cv7uyp

Communication Problems
Communication Problems in Relationships - tinyurl.com/cze4u6
Communication problems with teens -
tinyurl.com/2umrsoy
Overcoming comminucation problems -
tinyurl.com/ylphedo
Treating Communication Problems -
tinyurl.com/2bb2faj
Relationship Communication Problems (video series) -
tinyurl.com/39zhbcw

Active Listening
What is active listening - tinyurl.com/279fzor
How to listen effectively -
tinyurl.com/28z7aoy
10 tips for active listening -
tinyurl.com/2ajdyaf
Active Listening lesson -
tinyurl.com/2bcl8qm
MidTools Active Listening Booklet -
tinyurl.com/bzpbh

Assessing your counseling skills
U of South Florida - Self Evaluation of Session - tinyurl.com/2f9dgb4
Check you counseling skills -
tinyurl.com/2e2er38
Immediate Feedback in Counseling -
tinyurl.com/275w987
MTCT-P Basic Counseling Skills Checklist -
tinyurl.com/28lltqr
Nursing Counselor Assessment Checklist -
tinyurl.com/25huhn8
U of Wyoming - Counseling Skills Evaluation -
tinyurl.com/2em5f66

Specific populations
Skills for Multicultural and Diverse Clients - tinyurl.com/39sqd5z
Loss and Grief Counseling Skills -
tinyurl.com/326lam6
Tips for communicating with cultural awareness -
tinyurl.com/29ccsng
Cross-cultural communication strategies -
tinyurl.com/vx3m
Cross-cultural communication skills -
tinyurl.com/2adxz7k
Drug and Alcohol Counseling Techniques -
tinyurl.com/34kzdmm
Resistant clients -
tinyurl.com/2vcdvxd

Links - September 2010 - (no column this month)

Links - August 2010 - Keeping it (R)SS

Getting a Newsreader
Setting up RSS feeds in Outlook - tinyurl.com/38yjyos
Setting up RSS feeds in Mac Mail -
tinyurl.com/2w4k7b8
About.com Windows RSS Readers -
tinyurl.com/rxzbos
About.com Mac RSS Readers -
tinyurl.com/8ytcca
About.com Linux RSS Readers -
tinyurl.com/3742kuz
NetNewsWire for Mac -
NetNewsWireApp.com
FeedDemon -
feeddemon.com
Pulse for the iPad -
alphonsolabs.com

General Mental Health Feeds
American Counseling Association Weblog - my.counseling.org
Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines -
tinyurl.com/b7hu6r
Mental Health - Latest news -
tinyurl.com/2g55996
NY Times Mental Health and Disorders -
tinyurl.com/26jgves
APA PsycPort: Psychology Newswire -
tinyurl.com/23db9nn
Mental Health Blog -
mentalhealthblog.com/
Psychology/Psychiatry News - Medical News Today -
tinyurl.com/2o93mk
Medical News Today list of Feeds -
tinyurl.com/raagw
PsychCentral RSS feeds -
tinyurl.com/3tuhxa

Mental Health Journal Feeds
APA Journal List - Recent Issue Abstracts - tinyurl.com/24gqy3w
Journal of Social Work RSS -
jsw.sagepub.com/rss/
Groupwork RSS -
tinyurl.com/2daw3ox
Journal for Specialist in Group Work -
tinyurl.com/2daw3ox
Community Mental Health Journal RSS -
tinyurl.com/2b48edx
American Journal of Psychiatry -
ajp.psychiatryonline.org
Journal of Clinical Psychology -
tinyurl.com/2dea733
International Journal of Mental Health Promotion -
tinyurl.com/2eu3gxj

Combining Feeds with group Twitter
Twitter - twitter.com
CESNET twitter feed -
twitter.com/cesnet

Links - July 2010 - School Counselor Resources for the College Admissions Process

Testing
Educational Testing Service
www.ets.org,
The ACT
www.act.org
The College Board www.collegeboard.org
Kaplan Test Preparation www.kaplan.com
The Princeton Review
www.princetonreview.com

Financial Aid
FinAid www.finaid.org
Tuition Funding Resources
www.tuitionfundingsources.com
The Tuition Exchange
www.tuitionexchange.org
Fast Web
www.fastweb.com
Federal Student Aid
www.fafsa.ed.gov
Estudentloan
estudentloan.com
Student Aid on the Web
studentaid.ed.gov

College Information:
virtual college tours www.campustours.com or www.ecampustours.com
Eeviews of colleges and universities by former and current students
www.unigo.com

Application material and consultation services
Common Application www.commanapp.org
Universal College Application
www.universalcollegeapp.com
Writing Resouces
www.college-admission-essay.com/resources.html

College Quest
www.collegequest.com
Get in to College
www.getintocollege.com

One-stop shopping
Career and College Planning Services www.khake.com/page51.html
College Answer
www.collegeanswer.com
College Navigator
www.nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cool
College Confidential
www.collegeconfidential.com
Careers and Colleges
www.careersandcolleges.com
College View
www.collegeview.com
Wiseman Tech
www.wisemantech.com/guidance

Links - June 2010 - A resourceful look at social justice

Organizations
Counselors for Social Justice -
counselorsforsocialjustice.com
Psychologists for Social Responsibility -
psysr.org
National Association of Social Workers -
tinyurl.com/27aaf3h
Behaviorists for Social Responsibility -
bfsr.org
Teachers for Social Justice -
teachersforsocialjustice.org
ACA Governing Council Motion on Social Responsibility -
tinyurl.com/2c5h5sr
Social Justice Organizations -
tinyurl.com/25kcuvs
Human Rights and Social Justice Organizations -
tinyurl.com/275jhnn
Social Justice Fund NW -
socialjusticefund.org
Synergos -
synergos.org

Sources
Social Justice: A moral imperative for counselors -
tinyurl.com/y729nmv
Social Justice Advocacy among Graduate Students -
tinyurl.com/2dxj64k
Radical Psychology -
tinyurl.com/2f3m65b
ACES Social Justice matrix -
tinyurl.com/22uvz67
Dealing with ‘anti-social justice’ -
tinyurl.com/29taeez
Social Justice and Career Counseling -
tinyurl.com/y2swrpc
Counseling Psychology and Social Justice -
tinyurl.com/y3svslf
Social Justice Resources in Student Affairs -
tinyurl.com/y5zcole

Activities
EdChange: Choosing Social Justice Activities -
tinyurl.com/2danp9e
Teaching Tolerance activities -
tinyurl.com/2eo88rd
Economic and Social Justice activities -
tinyurl.com/248w6a2
Interfaith Social Justice activities -
tinyurl.com/284dgba

Video resources
Democracy Now -
democracynow.org
Engage Media -
engagemedia.org
Partners in Health -
tinyurl.com/bbfbnh
Political Articles Social Justice videos -
tinyurl.com/zbectt
YouTube Social Justice videos -
tinyurl.com/zbe93d
Vimeo Social Justice videos -
tinyurl.com/2cgcsdd
Biptv Social Justice videos -
tinyurl.com/2wnv35w
Yahoo video on social justice -
tinyurl.com/27pceu6

Teaching
Tolerance.org -
tolerance.org
Social Justice Network -
sojust.net
Education for Liberation network curriculum -
tinyurl.com/zbdbr9
Reach and Teach -
reachandteach.com

Contrary voices
The Heritage Foundation -
tinyurl.com/29go3es
The Eagle Forum -
tinyurl.com/cycr6j
Stephen Colbert vs. Glenn Beck -
tinyurl.com/ybxhegg

Links - May 2010 - (no column this month)

Links - April 2010 - Internet Career Development Resources

Career Assessments
Career Decision Making Difficulties Questionnaire - tinyurl.com/yzj4vtv
ONET SkillsSearch - tinyurl.com/4uyt3
Career Key - tinyurl.com/ykxcnol
Self-Directed Search - tinyurl.com/dhxocg
Campbell Interest and Skill Survey - profiler.com
Kuder Career Assessment - kuder.com
Skills Profiler - tinyurl.com/yajjxnt
Vocopher (contains many inventories for career professionals) - vocopher.com
Career Resources page (assessments) - tinyurl.com/ycx8wqm
Do’s and Don’ts With Career Assessments - tinyurl.com/y9ye84w

Occupational Information
Occupational Outlook Handbook - bls.gov/oco
O*NET - online.onetcenter.org
ACINET (includes videos) - acinet.org
Career Voyages - careervoyages.gov
Career One Stop (state-specific information) - tinyurl.com/yd8erdp
Career Resources Information Page - tinyurl.com/ya4rb6a
Guide to Career Industries - bls.gov/oco/cg
Military careers - todaysmilitary.com/careers
Translating Military occupations to civilian occupations- tinyurl.com/y8ux9sp

Job Search Sites
Career builder - careerbuilder.com
Monster - monster.com
Snag a Job - snagajob.com
USAJobs - usajobs.gov

Decision Making
The Career Decision Making Tool - tinyurl.com/yfoh6ys
Quintessential Careers (a plethora of articles and career tools on decision making) - quintcareers.com
Understanding the “what” and “how” of making a career decision - tinyurl.com/yhpwp2v

Turning Information into Personal Assessment
Sample card sorts can be seen at - tinyurl.com/ylfln4g

Professional Associations
National Career Development Association: ncda.org
America's Career Resource Network - cte.ed.gov/acrn
Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education - tinyurl.com/ygxxvyk (includes a link to standards for multicultural assessment)
International Association of Educational and Vocational Guidance - tinyurl.com/7qrnkal

Links - March 2010 - Transcultural Internet Resources

Transcultural framework
• Podcast with John McFadden on the stylistic model of transcultural counseling:
tinyurl.com/y8d884k
• Geert Hofstede’s cultural dimensions:
tinyurl.com/yjesc4g
• Kwintessential’s Cross Cultural Understanding:
tinyurl.com/yhazn6j
• Allaboutcounseling’s cultural issues in counseling:
tinyurl.com/ylc9tou

Transcultural education
• TeachersFirst multicultural resources:
tinyurl.com/yfm5zhg
• University of Michigan Center for Research on Teaching and Learning:
tinyurl.com/yga7c3d
• Computer-mediated transcultural counselor education:
tinyurl.com/yh389ss
• Jon Reyhner’s Multicultural Education Internet Resource Guide:
tinyurl.com/yj8p2pe

General resources
• Antioch University Multicultural Center:
multiculturalcenter.org
• Webster University multicultural resources:
tinyurl.com/yesx3c7
• YouTube multicultural resources:
tinyurl.com/yj4vuub
• Transcultural nursing:
tinyurl.com/ydnpyt2
• NativeWeb:
Nativeweb.org
• The Transcultural Counselor:
transculturalcounselor.net

Transcultural activities
• ChildFun multicultural activities:
tinyurl.com/ycutpp4
• Paul Gorski’s multicultural activities:
tinyurl.com/ya27tev
• EdChange Multicultural Pavilion:
tinyurl.com/25wo8
• EdChange ground rules for activities:
tinyurl.com/nrke5p
• Multicultural games and activities:
tinyurl.com/y9h2c9c

Transcultural practice
• Transcultural Mental Health Online:
tinyurl.com/yh5ddtg
• YouTube multicultural counseling:
tinyurl.com/yju8fps
• F. Kenneth Freedman’s Multicultural Counseling:
tinyurl.com/yhdy2o4
• “Creating a Multicultural Family Practice” (The Family Journal):
tinyurl.com/yg464ek

Associations
• Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development:
tinyurl.com/yds7rb7
• AMCD Multicultural Counseling Competencies:
tinyurl.com/yaqeyhp
• World Federation for Mental Health:
tinyurl.com/ydc3apu
• Center for Transcultural Studies:
tinyurl.com/yzdoyfm

Links - February 2010 - Eating Disorder Resources on the Internet

Is food a problem?
Purging -
tinyurl.com/yc4u42t
Binge eating -
tinyurl.com/bkrz9n
Night eating Syndrome -
tinyurl.com/yeugqde
Contributing factors and causes of eating disorders -
tinyurl.com/y8nhus7
Symptoms and warning signs -
tinyurl.com/ydb7639
Overview of DSM Criteria -
tinyurl.com/yc4uqqv
NIMH Eating Disorder Information -
tinyurl.com/clh8z8
Tool Kit for Educators from NEDA -
tinyurl.com/ddrprc

Screening
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week -
tinyurl.com/y98mruh 
Psych Central Screening Quiz -
tinyurl.com/yczu4e3

Populations and their needs
Males and Eating Disorders - tinyurl.com/y8ujbkp
Something Fishy: Men and Eating Disorders
tinyurl.com/d3s7xs
National Association for Males with Eating Disorders -
tinyurl.com/ycbsakg
Cultural Roles and Eating Disorders -
tinyurl.com/yey9vh9
Womenshealth.gov -
tinyurl.com/ybr672c Eating Disorders in Women of Color - tinyurl.com/yelbyv3
Information for Teens -
tinyurl.com/34fk9k
Teen resources -
tinyurl.com/ybry55x
Resources in Spanish -
tinyurl.com/ycrdw4p

Self help and online resources
Support forums at something fishy -
tinyurl.com/ycned8b
Eating disorder forums at Psychcentral -
tinyurl.com/yayy23x
Chat rooms and forums at Pale Reflections -
tinyurl.com/nscll5
Eating Disorder Hope -
tinyurl.com/yek7gow
Aware Foundation listing of eating disorder hotlines -
tinyurl.com/3o3y55

Family Support

NEDA Parent Tool Kit -
tinyurl.com/cvbvvu
SomethingFishy Support Forums -
tinyurl.com/y9fwvrv
Alliance for Eating Disorders- Parents Page -
tinyurl.com/yagl3dz
NOVA from PBS.org has an easy to read page on Eating Disorders -
tinyurl.com/yaeg8an

Treatment and referral sources
Questions to ask when considering treatment options -
tinyurl.com/yakysmw
About eating disorder treatment -
tinyurl.com/yae9wfy
Psych Central Treatment of Eating Disorders -
tinyurl.com/ycfvzqb
Edreferral.com provides information and referrals -
tinyurl.com/g59t6


Clinical Trials
Government Clinical Trails -
tinyurl.com/yc8ollr
                                                                                

Links - January 2010 - Group work Internet resources

Group Counseling
What is Group Counseling -
tinyurl.com/yfdhktt
Individual vs. Group Counseling -
tinyurl.com/yjh8fvy
Group Therapy Definition -
tinyurl.com/y9xq6zx
Group Psychotherapy Introduction -
tinyurl.com/y9fqadz
Group Therapy & Mental Health -
tinyurl.com/yax4uuh
7 Therapeutic Principles in Group Counseling -
tinyurl.com/ykvx96p
Common Myths about Group Work -
tinyurl.com/ybj92ms

Professional Associations
Association for Specialists in Group Work -
asgw.org
American Society of Group Psychotherapy & Psychodrama -
asgpp.org
APA Division 49 Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy -
tinyurl.com/ybc8frz
Multiple Family Group Therapy -
tinyurl.com/yjmfbtr

Journals
Journal for Specialists in Group Work -
tinyurl.com/yjkyrvp
Group -
tinyurl.com/yc3apgp
Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, & Practice -
tinyurl.com/yjb5hcr
Group Processes and Intergroup Relations -
tinyurl.com/yjb5hcr
International Journal of Group Psychotherapy -
tinyurl.com/ygh4ecs
Journal of Child and Adolescent Group Therapy -
tinyurl.com/yj6yroe
Social Work with Groups -
tinyurl.com/yffd7ct

Activity Resources
Index to Group Activities -
tinyurl.com/d83fyv
Structured Adolescence Psychotherapy Groups -
tinyurl.com/yejpa7g
Group Psychotherapy Resource Guide -
tinyurl.com/ygeza6r

Examples of groups
Substance Abuse Treatment Group -
tinyurl.com/yfkn88h
Mutual Support Groups for A&D -
tinyurl.com/yh25osf
Narrative Approach in Career Group -
tinyurl.com/yl6zgyt
Group Therapy for Binge Eating -
tinyurl.com/ygjnjgu
Group for Transitioning Immigrants -
tinyurl.com/yfzr84j

Groups in Schools
Group Counseling in High School -
tinyurl.com/y86yykn
Anger Management Groups for Emotionally Disturbed Teens -
tinyurl.com/yajvuwy
Community Groups Plans -
tinyurl.com/yar2938
Building Elementary Groups -
tinyurl.com/ye67h4b
School Based Mutual Support Groups -
tinyurl.com/ygrgvdk
Activity Based Group Counseling -
tinyurl.com/yelc6eo
Team Building Activities for Elementary -
tinyurl.com/yz63kln
Groups for Kids with ADHD -
tinyurl.com/yzkl7wp

Self-Help resources
Psychological Self-Help -
tinyurl.com/2w8cwm
Self Help Support -
SelfHelpSupport.org
Self Help Group Development -
tinyurl.com/ykktmxw
How to keep Self-Help Groups on Track -
tinyurl.com/yhll8xo
Internet Therapy and Self Help Groups -
tinyurl.com/yl34wn8
Suggestions for Working with Self-help -
tinyurl.com/yelx7hx
Online Support Group Directory -
tinyurl.com/yzzhdh8