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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to Assist College Students With Academic
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College Students in Academic Difficulty
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Diagnosing Academic Difficulty
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Overcome Motivational Blocks to Success
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Helping Students Manage
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Concluding Thoughts
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