Helping College Students Succeed: A Model for Effective Intervention

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Psychology Press, 2001 - 235 pages
Glenn Hirsch offers professionals a user-friendly, comprehensive resource book of theories and specific techniques that can be used to enhance college student success. Dr. Hirsch offers readers an integrated model for change that includes both holistic assessments of academic difficulty and suggestions for three different levels of intervention based on the student's readiness and motivation for change. He also provides specific interview and testing strategies for determining the causes of academic difficulty.
 

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Contents

Must We Help? The Educational Covenant
1
A Model for Helping
8
Lazy Students Dont Exist Helping Students
69
Its About Time Management
96
Dont Put Off Helping Students Who Procrastinate
120
The ABCs of Study Skill Improvement
143
Helping Students Manage
182
Concluding Thoughts
218
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