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Critical thinking among environmental health undergraduates and implications for the profession.

How would you rate the strength of your critical-thinking skills? Strong? Weak? If you're an environmental health professional, you can't afford to answer the latter. The following video and book will help fortify those skills:

Making the Best Decisions You Can

American Management Association (1994)

Decisions, decisions, decisions. With too little time, never enough money, and constant pressure from somebody to do something, we are forced to make decisions all the time. This video will take the anxiety out of personal and professional decision making by showing how others make their best decisions. Viewers will learn guidelines that will enable them to reduce fear and uncertainty in their decision making and help them make timely decisions that they can trust.

24:55 minutes, video. Member: $110.50. Nonmember: $128.95. Catalog #916.

Creative Thinking and Problem Solving

John Fabian (1990)

This book is intended for those who want to add depth, how-tos, and spice to their creative thinking as well as sharpen their imaginative edge. It also provides practical techniques for sparking individual and group creative thinking.

298 pages, hardcover. Member: $79.95. Nonmember: $93.50. Catalog #865.

Apply your critical-thinking skills to the community you serve.

The Practical Guide to Environmental Community Relations

Carol J. Forrest and Renee Hix Mays (1997)

This book offers a comprehensive framework for working successfully with community residents and other stakeholders to prevent, resolve, or minimize conflicts on environmental issues. Readers are equipped with ready-to-use knowledge and skills in key areas of environmental community relations development: community assessment, communications, community relations techniques and programs, environmental regulations, and cutting-edge issues.

342 pages, hardcover. Member: $106.95. Nonmember: $124.50. Catalog #705.
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Title Annotation:Library Corner
Publication:Journal of Environmental Health
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 1, 2004
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