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MMFT Tips: Maintaining Your Mental Health

By on January 5, 2017 in Christianity, Student life with 0 Comments

At Abilene Christian University, during your Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy Program you will have the opportunity to complete a 500-hour internship. While you are involved in this this internship, and during your career, you will be faced with many tough conversations with your patients. As you counsel them through their issues, your own […]

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Feed Them and They Will Come

By on December 27, 2016 in Christianity, Student life with 0 Comments

If you plan on working in the area of higher education, or even in youth services, it is essential that you identify strategies for engaging youth and young adults. One of the first steps in this process is getting their attention and holding it long enough to give them your elevator pitch. This pitch will […]

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Five C’s of Collaboration

By on December 14, 2016 in Student life with 0 Comments

Collaboration is essential in any field. Whether you are collaborating between team members, collaborating with clients, or even collaborating with competitors or individuals who are hostile to your cause, there is an art to working together successfully. Here are 5 keys to successful collaboration:   Care One of the most important keys to collaborative success […]

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Habits of Transformative Leaders

By on December 5, 2016 in nonprofit with 0 Comments

Non-profit organizations are no stranger to inadequate leadership and concerns of sustainability. The key to supporting and evolving a non-profit organization is not only a strong leader, but one that is transformative in nature, with the ability to inspire not only their staff but also the community as a whole. He or she can get people on […]

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Effective Bible Journaling

By on November 30, 2016 in Christianity with 0 Comments

There is a new wave of scrapbooking hitting the internet—Bible journaling. The practice takes the traditional practice of making notes in the margin of a Bible and takes it to the next level. Instead of just jotting down notes from sermons or personal anecdotes related to scripture, bible journaling allows you to respond to scripture […]

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Organizational Strategies for Graduate Students

By on November 28, 2016 in Student life with 0 Comments

The vast majority of graduate students have significantly honed their organizational skills through undergrad and work experiences. However, there is always room for continued growth, especially in the area of organization. As you balance the demands of family, work, and school, it is important that you maintain a firm grasp on what others are expecting […]

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Reaching the Unreachable Students

By on November 22, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments

As an educator, you have encountered students that have been labelled unreachable. The pressures of reaching student achievement outcomes coupled with the time constraints of the school day lead some students, that are resistant to learning and defiant to authority, to be left behind. As you proceed through graduate level education courses, and begin to […]

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5 Must-Have Personality Traits of Nonprofit Leaders

By on November 18, 2016 in Student life with 0 Comments

Not everyone has the necessary traits to be a dynamic, successful non-profit leader. Thankfully, there are many positions within a non-profit, and individuals of all personality types can find their niche within a non-profit organization. However, to bring together these individuals to ensure that the organization’s mission remains the focus of the work every single […]

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4 Ways Obtaining Your M.Ed. Will Make You a Better Educator

By on November 16, 2016 in Announcement with 0 Comments

There is little debate that teachers have the hardest job in the world. As an educator, you have a front row seat to the challenges that are facing youth in America. Making the decision to return to school to obtain your M.Ed. is a tough one. You may be concerned about the demands of a […]

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