SPEAKERS BUREAU SPOTLIGHT: SABRA JACOBS
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (February 24) Sabra Jacobs, a professor of Psychology and Family
Studies, first joined the faculty at Big Sandy Community and Technical College in
1996. A New England native, she obtained a Master of Arts Degree in Developmental
Psychology and a Master of Education Degree in Special Education from Bowling Green
State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.
In addition to teaching at BSCTC, she also teaches as an adjunct professor each summer
at Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, Mass.
Jacobs offers four topics on the BSCTC Speakers Bureau website. They are:
Stress Management, which explores the causes of stress and ways to better manage it.
Dealing with Toxic People, which will help attendees identify toxic behaviors, learn
strategies to effectively deal with these types of people, and participate in some
group work using scenarios of toxic people.
Optimal Memory through the Lifespan, based on the work of Aaron Nelson, PhD, this
presentation reviews the seven commandments for optimal memories, some practical strategies
to enhance everyday memory, and some basic memory techniques.
Aging Happens: Strategies for Surviving the Caregiving Journey within Families, is
based on the work of Janis Abrahms Spring PhD and Nancy C. Kehoe PhD, and will explore
caregiving challenges and strategies for successfully surviving the caregiving experience.
The BSCTC Speakers Bureau is a searchable database that lists presentations by faculty
and staff on a wide variety of topics. These presentations are offered as a community
service and are free of charge. If you would like to visit the Speakers Bureau website,
go to www.bigsandy.kctcs.edu
, click on the Visitors and Community tab, and then select Speakers Bureau. There
you will find a complete listing of speakers and topics, along with email contact
links to the speakers to schedule a presentation.
For more information, contact Jacobs at (606) 889-4778 or email firstname.lastname@example.org