published books

Available in Print and Amazon Kindle Formats

Above Expectations
  • This story is about the power of choice, a dream, desire, and determination to achieve a goal after being directed to leave high school in the 10th grade.
Bullies...
  • Identifies types of workplace bullying, the impact of bullying on targets uses solution-oriented case studies based on actual events with critical thinking questions, and methods to deal with workplace bullies.
Choosing
  • This story is about negative outcomes that can happen due to choosing to make ethical choices. The information in this book details depression, suicidal thoughts, the struggle to recover, and the unexpected positive journey resulting.
Choice
  • Identifies types of ethical dilemmas, the opportunity costs of being ethical uses solution-oriented case studies based on actual events with critical thinking questions, and methods to deal with ethical challenges.
Bullies
  • Life quotes to help individuals deal with past challenges in preparation for "Part II: Moving Forward."
Bullies
  • Life quotes to help individuals move beyond past challenges in preparation for "Part III: Keeping It Going."
Bullies
  • Life quotes to help individuals remain in the present, positive, and mentally healthy state in preparation for "Part IV: The Journey Continues."
Bullies
  • Life quotes to help individuals to keep moving forward on their life's journey toward fulfilled lives
Bullies
  • Bold, candid, and powerful information based on Mr. Young's journey to battle depression, recover after a near-suicide and raise awareness about mental health challenges

Management Spotlight Series (available on the Amazon Kindle)

Address various skills and topics in mini-books

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Books used with Arlington County (VA) Department of Health & Human Services, the Arlington County (VA) Detention Facility programs, the City University of New York (CUNY) - Brooklyn Campus class "PSYC 4210: Field Experience in Child Psychology," and at Marymount University in Mr. Young's class "DSC 101: Developing Foundational Strength and Success Tools."

  • Above Expectations - My Story
  • Choosing To Take A Stand
  • It's a Crazy World... Learn From It (Parts I - IV)
  • Management Spotlights (Belief, Communication, Negotiation, Time Management)
  • Turning Darkness Into Light

Book Audio or Video Summaries

In Development

  • Book: I am My Mother's Keeper: because my mother kept me
  • Movie Script: Above Expectations - My Story
  • Movie Script: Turning Darkness Into Light

Future Topics

  • After my journey from an opportunity "at-risk" student to a college professor, lessons learned and used in the classroom.
  • Lessons learned from a dog fighting to live with cancer
  • Lessons learned from my journey to discover meaning and my life's purpose after my near-suicide in March 2014, which led to me giving-back in unimaginable and profound ways.