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Virginia State University will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11. Final exams will also begin at 10 a.m. Please adhere to the revised final exam schedule below.

Revised Final Exam

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

10 a.m. - Noon - Class meeting at 8 a.m. MWF

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Class meeting at noon MWF
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Class meeting at 4 p.m. MWF

Dining services will operate on a Brunch & Dinner schedule on Monday, December 10, 2018, at Jones Dining Hall, due to school closure.
Brunch (10:30am to 1:00pm)
Dinner (4:30pm to 6:30pm)

Foster Hall and Gateway Dining will be closed.

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Self Help and Reading Resources

Alcohol and Recovery from Dysfunctional Families

Bradshaw, John (1990). Homecoming: Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child. Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.: New York City.

Brown, Nina (2008). Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-up's Guide to Getting over Narcissistic Parents. New Harbinger Publications: Oakland, CA.

Forward, Susan (2002). Toxic Parents. Bantam Books: New York City, NY.

Gibson, Lindsay C. (2015). Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents. New Harbinger Publications: Oakland, CA

Hobe, Phyllis (1990). Lovebound: Recovering from an Alcoholic Family. Penguin Books: London, UK.

Stagner, Wallace (2014). Angle of Repose. Vintage Publishing: New York City, NY.

Drugs and Alcohol

Bandry, Yvette L. (2011). Help for Drug Addicts: A Self-Help Book About Drug Addiction Symptoms, Drug Abuse Intervention, Drug Rehab, The 12 Step Program And Other Treatments. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Cartwright, Michael (2012). Believable Hope: 5 Essential Elements to Beat Any Addiction. HCI: New York City, NY.

Fletcher, Anne M. (2002). Sober for Good: New Solutions for Drinking Problems -- Advice from Those Who Have Succeeded. Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: Vergennes, Vermont.

Ketcham, Katherine and Asbury, William F. and etc. (2000). Beyond the Influence: Understanding and Defeating Alcoholism. Bantam Books: New York City. NY.

Kuhn, Cynthia and Swartzwelder, etc (1998). Buzzed: The Straight Facts about the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy. Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc: New York City, NY.

Lawford, Christopher Kennedy (2014). Recover to Live: Kick Any Habit, Manage Any Addiction: Your Self-Treatment Guide to Alcohol, Drugs, Eating Disorders, Gambling, Hoarding, Smoking, Sex and Porn. BenBella Books: Dallas, TX.

Schuckit, Marc Alan (1995). Educating Yourself about Alcohol and Drugs: A People’s Primer. Da Capo Press: Cambridge, MA.

LGBTQIA/ Sexual Orientation Concerns

Green, Dorsey G. and Clums, Merille D. (2005). Lesbian Couples: A Guide to Creating Healthy Relationships. Seal Press: Berkeley, CA.

Hardin, Kimeron (1999). The Gay and Lesbian Self-Esteem Book. Publisher: New Harbinger Publications: Oakland, CA.

Isay, Richard (2009). Becoming Gay: The Journey to Self-Acceptance. Vintage Publishing: New York City, NY.

Katz, Jonathan Ned (2005). The Invention of Heterosexuality. University of Chicago Press: Chicago.

Kort, Joe (2012). 10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Find Real Love. Magnus Book.

Lee, Mackenzi (2017). The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue. Katherine Tegen Books: New York, New York.

McNaught, Brian (1997). Now That I’m Out, What Do I Do? Published by: Stonewall Inn Editions.

Rape and Sexual Assault

Anderson, Laurie H. (2001). Speak. Puffin Books: London, UK.

Francisco, Patricia Weaver (1999). Telling: A Memoir of Rape and Recovery. HarperCollins: New York.

Levine, Robert Barry (1996). When You Are the Partner of a Rape or Incest Survivor. Resource Publications, Incorporated: San Jose, CA.

Matsakis, Aphrodite (1998). Trust After Trauma: A Guide to Relationships for Survivors and Those Who Love Them. New Harbinger Publications: Oakland, CA.

Penny, Laurie (2014). Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution. Bloomsbury USA: New York City, NY.

Raine, Nancy Venable (1998). After Silence: Rape and My Journey Back. Publisher: Broadway Books.

Relationship Breakup

Moran, Caitlin (2012). How to Be a Woman. HarperCollins Publishing: New York City.

Elliot, Susan J. (2004). Getting Past Your Breakup: How to Turn a Devastating Loss into the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You. Da Capo Lifelong Books: Boston, Massachusetts.

Sussman, Rachel A. (2011). The Breakup Bible: The Smart Woman's Guide to Healing from a Breakup or Divorce. Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale: New York City.

Relationships (General Couples Issues)

Coles, Joanna (2018). Love Rules: How to Find a Real Relationship in a Digital World. Harper Publishing: New York City, NY.

Greene, Robert and Elffers, Joost (2003). The Art of Seduction. Penguin Publishing Group: City of Westminster, London, England.

McGraw, Phil (2000). Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting with Your Partner. Hyperion: New York City, NY.

Shom, Samuel and Surrey, Janet (1999). We Have To Talk: Healing Dialogues Between Women And Men. Basic Books: New York City, NY.

Stuart, Ben (2017). Single, Dating, Engaged, Married: Navigating Life and Love in the Modern Age. Thomas Nelson Publishing: Nashville, TN.

Vanzant, Iyanla (1998). In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want. Simon & Schuster: New York City, NY.

Relationship Violence

Betancourt, Marian (1997). What to Do When Love Turns Violent: A Practical Resource for Women in Abusive Relationships. HarperCollins: New York.

Castillo, April Hernandez (2015). Your Voice, Your Choice: A Story of Resiliency & Redemption. CoolSpeak Publishing Company.

Davis, Laura (1999). The Courage to Heal Workbook: For Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Harper: New York City, NY.

Dugan, Meg Kennedy and Hock, Roger R. (2000). It’s My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence. Taylor & Francis: Milton Park, Didcot, United Kingdom, Abingdon, United Kingdom.

Hock, Roger R. (2006). It's My Life Now: Starting Over After an Abusive Relationship or Domestic Violence, 2nd Edition. Routledge: Howick Place, London.

Marecek, Mary and Moffet Jamie (1993). Breaking Free from Partner Abuse: Voices of Battered Women Caught in the Cycle of Domestic Violence. Morning Glory Press, Incorporated.

McGee, Kathleen M. and Buddenberg, Laura J. (2003). Unmasking Sexual Con Games: A Teen’s Guide to Avoiding Emotional Grooming and Dating Violence. Boy Town Press: Boys Town, Nebraska.

Muhammad, Mildred (2009). Scared Silent. Strebor Books: Marlboro, MD.

Gaddis, Patricia Riddle (2000). Dangerous Dating: Helping Young Women Say No to Abusive Relationships. Publisher: Shaw Books.

Rosenthal, Michele (2015). Your Life After Trauma: Powerful Practices to Reclaim Your Identity. W. W. Norton & Company: New York City, NY.

Steiner, Leslie M. (2010). Crazy Love.

Weiss, Elaine and Magill, Michael (2000). Surviving Domestic Violence: Voices of Women Who Broke Free. Published by: Volcano Press.

Sexual Abuse

Allison, Dorothy (2012). Bastard Out of Carolina: A Novel. Penguin Books: City of Westminster, London, England.

Bass, Ellen (1990). The Courage to Heal Workbook: For Women and Men Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Harper and Row: New York.

Bass, Ellen and Davis, Laura (2003). Beginning to Heal (Revised Edition): A First Book for Men and Women Who Were Sexually Abused As Children. William Morrow Paperbacks: New York City.

Cohm, Ruth (2011). Coming Home to Passion: Restoring Loving Sexuality in Couples with Histories of Childhood Trauma and Neglect (Sex, Love, and Psychology). Praeger Publishing: Westport, CT.

Davis, Laura (1991). Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Is a Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse. William Morrow Paperbacks: New York City.

Emerson, David, and Hopper, Elizabeth (2011). Overcoming Trauma through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body. North Atlantic Books: Berkeley, CA.

Maltz, Wendy (2012). Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse 3rd Edition. William Morrow Paperbacks: New York City.

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