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Ambient Knowledge: Human Capital Development Strategies For Us Economic Competitiveness, Antje Mays Feb 2016

Ambient Knowledge: Human Capital Development Strategies For Us Economic Competitiveness, Antje Mays

Antje Mays

Ongoing media coverage has made much of skill mismatches and their impacts on US employment conditions and global economic recovery. Recent research across business and education has uncovered skill shortages spanning technical and industry-specific competencies, higher-order cognitive skills such as analysis, critical thinking, and synthesis, as well as behavioral skills and values such as work ethic, integrity, and good citizenship. These US findings are echoed by executive opinion surveys and policy research by international researchers including as OECD, the World Economic Forum, and the World Bank. As human capital theory points out, the social fabric and economic soundness of nations ...


Wfcr Interviews Psychological Services Center Director Christopher Overtree About Free Screenings For Depression And Anxiety, Christopher E. Overtree May 2009

Wfcr Interviews Psychological Services Center Director Christopher Overtree About Free Screenings For Depression And Anxiety, Christopher E. Overtree

Christopher E. Overtree

The Psychological Services Center at UMASS Amherst is offering free screenings for anxiety and depression for members of the local community. The clinic's director, psychologist Christopher Overtree, told WFCR's Susan Kaplan that, like other mental health clinics in the region, they've seen an increase in the number of patients with anxiety.


Wumb Invites Dr. Christopher Overtree As A Guest On Commonwealth Journal To Discuss Providing Support For Military Families., Christopher E. Overtree Dec 2007

Wumb Invites Dr. Christopher Overtree As A Guest On Commonwealth Journal To Discuss Providing Support For Military Families., Christopher E. Overtree

Christopher E. Overtree

Psychological Services Center Director, Dr. Christopher Overtree is a guest on Commonwealth Journal discussing the provision of mental health services for military personnel and their families.


Wfcr Interviews Psychological Services Center Director Christopher Overtree About Support Groups For Military Families, Christopher E. Overtree Oct 2007

Wfcr Interviews Psychological Services Center Director Christopher Overtree About Support Groups For Military Families, Christopher E. Overtree

Christopher E. Overtree

Western Massachusetts military families will get help from two new support groups being offered by UMass Amherst's Psychological Services Center. Dr. Christopher Overtree, the PSC's Director, says the aim of the support groups is to help family members maintain a healthy relationship with their loved one in Iraq or Afghanistan, while meeting the daily demands of everyday life at home. Overtree says multiple tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, and extended deployments are taking their toll on the mental health of relatives. one of the groups will be for the parents and spouses of those that are ...


Wfcr Interviews Psychological Services Center Director Christopher Overtree About New Low-Fee Psychological Assessment Program, Christopher E. Overtree Sep 2006

Wfcr Interviews Psychological Services Center Director Christopher Overtree About New Low-Fee Psychological Assessment Program, Christopher E. Overtree

Christopher E. Overtree

Starting this month, a mental health clinic at UMass Amherst will be offering low-cost psychological assessments to the public. Dr. Christopher Overtree, the Director of Psychological Services Center, says these exams can be helpful in revealing a variety of mental health issues, from learning disabilities to depression.