A leading-edge effort by the School of Applied Health Sciences to boost the number of mental health and substance abuse paraprofessionals in the region is off to a strong start, with projections for nearly 60 people to complete free Enhanced …Read More »
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In a society that values life and living, talking about end-of-life issues can be challenging. To help move the conversation into the open, the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences is holding a free community screening of the Emmy-nominated documentary …Read More »
The increasing use of video games and mobile devices is often blamed for people’s lack of interest in physical activity, but Pokémon Go may have changed that.
The virtual scavenger hunt for cartoon characters in real locations shows the Pokémon …Read More »
Best practices and ethics explored by Dr. Robin Edge at Texas Speech-Language Hearing Association’s 60th convention
“Exploring Ethics Education in Speech-Language Pathology” was the topic of a recent two-hour seminar by Assistant Prof. Robin Edge and colleague Dr. Bess Sirmon-Taylor at the 60th annual Texas Speech-Language Hearing Association convention in Ft. Worth
This seminar by Edge …Read More »
Meet Willie Stocker, who is part of the inaugural cohort of the Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling Program in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences. Stocker is active-duty military, serving in the U.S. Coast Guard.
What …Read More »
Innovative partnership provides enhanced Speech and Language services to Duval Schools’ GRASP Academy students
Jacksonville University is partnering with Duval County Public Schools to provide additional speech and language services to the GRASP Academy, an innovative choice school that assists students who have documented challenges in reading, writing and math.
Starting in January of …Read More »
If you are like most Americans, you have already broken your New Year’s resolution of becoming healthier. Research published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology reveals that only 8 percent of us actually achieve our New Year’s resolutions.
According to the 2014 Dangerous by Design report, Jacksonville ranks as the 3rd-most dangerous U.S. city for pedestrians and cyclists. These are not statistics to be proud of. The city’s many long roads with limited crosswalks and sidewalks …Read More »
Chances are we can all agree that exercise is good for us and air pollution is not. In fact, air pollution can take years off, while exercise can add years to, our life span. In other words, exercise reduces, while …Read More »