MAWMonday Motivators 09/13/2015

#MondayMotivation With the passing of labor day, all schools have not entered the Fall session. It got me thinking about this time of year and the value of education. I’m often asked, “Dr. Wright, Should I go back to school?” I answer No…Unless the experience will result in increased competence, confidence, network, and communication skills. […]

Sustainable Program Design: EBP & the Science

How do you know that the mechanism you have outlined will work? Evidence-based practice (EBP) is the intentional use of mechanisms that have been shown to have efficacy (to work) within a certain environment. A literature review is the best way to avail yourself of EBP with application to your environment. In conducting the literature […]

Sustainable Program Design: Where To Start

Often, (too often in my opinion) great social enterprises are started and stopped. They were started with the promise of engaging the least of these, filling in a service gap, or enabling community progress. They end with bitter feelings of a community ill-equipped and non-supportive. I mention this because the reality of other social enterprises […]