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Jan 16 2013

Free topical journal articles from Policy Press

Free topical journal articles of the month of January are:

[Source: The Policy Press]


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Jan 16 2013

New Content for Counseling and Therapy in Video, Volume II

186 new videos have been added to Counseling and Therapy in Video, Volume II, and that with this update the collection is now closed with 356 videos/312 hours.The update includes titles from Sushi Productions (Australia), University of North Texas’ Center for Play Therapy, and Psychotherapy.net.

Some highlights:

  • *From UNT’s Center for Play Therapy, videos by world-renowned play therapy expert Garry Landreth — The Play Therapists’ Language of Change: Releasing Children’s Creative Capacities; Touching the Inner World of Children Through Play Therapy; Choices, Cookies, and Kids: A Creative Approach to Discipline; Therapeutic Limit Setting in Play Therapy; Understanding Play Behavior and Themes in Play Therapy; Therapeutic Dimensions of the Play Therapy Relationship; Toys & Materials for Play Therapy; and Child-Centered Play Therapy: A Clinical Session.
  • *From Sushi Productions, contemporary, high quality counseling content
  • *From their Therapeutic Journeys series, including Exploring Choice. Series One: Alcohol & Drug Counselling Skills; Exploring Roadblocks & Effective Counselling. Series Two: Basic Counselling Skills; Counselling Aboriginal Clients and Their Families. Series Three: Alcohol & Drug Counselling Skills; Mental Health & Drug Problems. Series One: Working With Adults; Mental Health & Drug Problems. Series Two: Working With Young Adults and Adolescents; Counselling Family Members. Alcohol and Drug Counselling Skills; Marital Counselling; Working With Complex Clients, Unravelling the Chaos; and Alcohol Counselling Skills: Working With Binge Drinking.
  • *From Psychotherapy.net, some great new videos from their Child Therapy with the Experts series, including Gestalt Therapy with Children; Adolescent Family Therapy; and Solution-Focused Child Therapy.

Not all of the new content has transcripts yet, but we do plan to have those completed by end of this year. Here is the Bibliography of Counseling and Therapy in Video – Volume II https://docs.google.com/file/d/0BzmhSf2giEljTjlMNDJaamtoelE/edit

HKUL users can access the video via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4190633


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Jan 16 2013

Latest articles published in Foreign Policy

  1. In the Time of Cholera
  2. No Girls Allowed
  3. A New U.S. Grand Strategy
  4. The Answer Man
  5. Why the U.S. Can’t Abandon Afghanistan


[Source: Foreign Policy, 7th – 10th January 2013]


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Jan 16 2013

Dental Research Seminar

Published by under Dentistry

Date: January 29, 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Theatre II, G/F, The Prince Philip Dental Hospital


Presenter: Miss Zheng Ying, PhD Candidate (12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.)

Title: Genetic risks for chronic periodontitis: A genome-wide association study

Abstract: A case-control study of 900 Southern Chinese (35 to 88 years) will be carried out to investigate the association between chronic periodontitis and genetic polymorphisms. Clinical periodontal status will be recorded and all subjects’ DNA will be genotyped. Specific alleles will be selected after the genome-wide screening of samples for polymorphisms associated with chronic periodontitis. The findings will be validated by a replication study targeting a cohort of 350 periodontitis and 350 periodontitis-free subjects.

Presenter: Miss Yan Haiping, PhD Candidate (1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.)

Title: The mechanism and inhibition study of secreted aspartic protease in the interaction between C.albicans and oral epithelial cells

Abstract: In this seminar, firstly, a thorough literature review will be given to introduce the previous research about the mechanism and inhibition study of Saps in the interaction between C. albicans and oral epithelial cells. Secondly, three null hypothesizes on the aforementioned interaction will be discussed. Materials and methodology will also be discussed. Results of pilot studies and expected outcomes and interpretation of expected outcomes will be presented in the end.


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