Transition Essays

Transition from Clinician to Educator

As a clinician, there are inbuilt skills of confidence and human interactions that would be useful in adapting to the educational environment. There would have been research papers, seminar presentations and even of medical and other health science students in the hospital. These skills are inherent in a clinician, and would be of immense use in the ‘classroom’ as an educator[Hudson, 1993]. However, there are additional skills and requirements that are important when making this transitions fro being a clinician…

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Life Transitions Counseling

A detailed and very interesting research about the problems of classifying, analyzing and coping with life transitions in our life, was written by Lawrence Brammer, Ph.D., who is Professor Emeritus of Counselor Education at the University of Washington in Seattle. This work was published by the Educational Resource Information Center.             In his research L. Brammer introduces the concept of life transitions and presents the most common types of such transitions. After that he addresses to three theoretical models of…

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Jake in Transition

The following essay is in response to the Jake in Transition exhibit which displayed the many psychological and physical stages Jake went through to change his gender from a woman to a man. The artist of the exhibition demonstrated different stages of Jake’s transition from female to male. As the artists discussed in his interview, he felt “awkward” at first when photographing Jake. This awkwardness is to be expected, society has socialized us to feel certain ways about gender, creating…

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Treatment for Juveniles

Introduction.             Juvenile offenders compose a considerable chunk of criminal offenders confined in various institutions all over the United States (Juvenile offenders, 2003). In fact, reports show that the number of juvenile offenders has risen over the past decade (Juvenile offenders, 2003). Two Corrections Compendium surveys conducted ten years apart show that the number of juvenile offenders increased by an average of 11.5 percent over the said period (Juvenile offenders, 2003).             The determination of the determining age for persons…

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