A Psychological Response to the Film: Short Term 12

Is Short Term 12 a realistic portrayal of care in group homes, counseling relationships between adolescents and live-in caregivers, and relational styles in teens who have experienced psychological trauma? This paper was written as part of a graduate level course in counseling children and adolescents and addresses the relational styles, non-verbal communication, and therapeutic use…

Reflection: Family of Origin at Play in Adult Bible Hermenutics

The following paper was originally prepared for a graduate level Old Testament survey course in seminary. This paper is a reflective essay written in response to Aviya Kushner’s book The Grammar of God. This paper explores multiple topics including my own initial exposure to the bible, how our family of origin influences how we read…