California School of Professional Psychology
San Diego Campus
Alliant International University San Diego
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego CA 92131
Courses, Research Interests, Publications
Behavior Theory and Conditioning
Research Topics in Depression
Psychological Assessment (intellectual, personality and neuropsychological functioning)
Cognition & Learning Theories
Behavioral Medicine/Health Psychology
Cognitive - Behavioral Therapies, Professional Ethics & the Law
Professional Psychology: Research and Practice
Major depression: prediction, assessment, treatment, and cross-cultural issues; women's mental health; psychological factors affecting physical health
Cole, J. C., Rabin, A. S., Smith, T. L., & Kaufman, A. S. (2004). Development and validation of a rasch-derived CES-D short form. Psychological Assessment, 16.
Rabin, A. S. (2003). Invited commentary on, Mirror Me: Is this the message graduate studentsget from their graduate school faculty? The Clinical Psychologist, 56, 15-17.
Ozer, S. R., & Rabin, A.S.(2002, November). Instructional set and the detection of problem-solving deficits in depression. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association forthe Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, Nevada.
Diem, Tina K. S., Rabin, A. S., Sorenson, R. C., & Jacobs, D. A. (2002, November). A cross-validation of the Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale. Paper presented at the annual meeting of theAssociation for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, Nevada
Kiefer, J., Rabin, A. S., & Sorenson, R. C. (2002, November). Psychometric properties of theself-control schedule and the self-control questionnaire. Paper presented at the annualmeeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, Nevada.
Rabin, A. S. (2002, February). International Faculty and Student Exchange Programs. Presentation toadministrators from Lund University, Sweden at Alliant International University, San Diego campus.
Rabin, A. S. (2002, January). New Roles for Psychologists. Facilitator, national conference of theNational Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP), Puerta Vallarta,Mexico.
Schmidt, J., Rabin, A. S., Buchanan, J. & Wexler. D. (2002, November). The role of masculinegender role stress in domestic violence. Paper presented at the annual meeting of theAssociation for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, Nevada
Hake, S., Rabin, A. S., & Dalenberg, C. (2002, November). Factors that affect sentencingdecisions for male and female judges. Paper presented at the annual meeting of theAssociation for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Reno, Nevada.
Rabin, A. S. (2002, May). Psychopharmacology Update: The Psychopharmacology Program atCSPP. Invited presentation at the Maintaining Excellence Conference, Kauai, HI.
Rabin, A. S. (2001, January). Multicultural Innovations in Education and Training. Facilitator,NCSPP, Freeport, Bahamas
Rabin, A. S. (2001, October). Keynote Welcoming Address at the 6th International Conference onDomestic Violence: San Diego, CA.
Rabin, A. S. (2001, February). Sharing Our Stories. Facilitator, Multicultural Festival held atAlliant University, San Diego Campus.
Zirpoli, G. G., Sherman, M., Rabin, A. S., & Baker, R. C. (2000, November). Attributional styles, task expectations, and perceptions of task performance in bipolar and unipolar depression.Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancementof Behavior Therapy, New Orleans, LA.
Rabin, A. S. (2000, October), Keynote Welcoming Address at the 5th International Conference onDomestic Violence, San Diego, CA.
Rabin, A. S. (2000, August). How to Select Your Graduate Program. Psi Chi Graduate Fairpresentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington,D.C.
Rabin, A. S. (2000, August). The State of CSPP: Where We've Been, Where We Are and WhereWe're Going. Convocation address at the Los Angeles Campus of Alliant University.
Rabin, A. S. (2000, August). National Mental Health Services Provided by Graduate Studentsand the Need for Federal Funding. Invited address on the steps of the Capitol at the annualmeeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D. C.
Rabin, A. S. (2000, March). Sexual Harassment: Detection, Intervention, Prevention. Invited workshop,California School of Professional Psychology - San Diego.
My primary research and clinical interests fall within the general domain of adult psychopathology, its assessment and treatment. My research efforts have focused primarily on: (1) the syndrome of depression, (2) the design and evaluation of empirically-supported, cost-effective treatment programs, and (3) women's health. My primary administrative interests focus on innovative educational practices, program design and evaluation, accreditation, and career mentorship. I have solid leadership
Academic History and Background
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Houston (APA accredited program), 1984
MA, Clinical Psychology, University of Houston, 1981
BA, Summa Cum Laude, Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 1978
California License PSY11311, 1989
New York License #008852, 1986
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (1991) # 41469, 1991
NCSPP Committee on Advocacy, 1998-2002
Advocacy Task Force, National Council for Schools of Professional Psychology, 1997-Present
Commissioner, California Board of Psychology, 1995-Present
California Psychological Association
National Council for Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology
National Register for Health Service Providers in Psychology, San Diego Psychological Association.
Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy
American Psychological Association
Association for the Advancement of Psychology
Professional Practice and Community Service
Institutional Review Board, National University, La Jolla, California, 2002-2003
Business Certificate Program, San Dieguito College, Editorial Board Reviewer, 2002
Co-Chair, Accreditation Committee, National Council for Schools of Professional Psychology, 2001-2002
Academic Programs consultant, 2001-Present
COGDOP, member, 2001-2002
Facilitator, Joint National Conference of Psychology Associations: Creating Our Future: Doctoral Level Education of Clinical, Counseling and School Psychologists., 2000
Harvard Institute for Management and Leadership in Education, 1998
Special Assistant to the President for Institutional Redesign and Chair, university-wide Council of Deans and Directors (CODD), 1998-2000
Executive Director of the Center for Applied Behavioral Services (CABS), 1996-1999
Clinical Director, Adult Services, College Hospital - Costa Mesa, 1990-1993
Director of Clinical Training - Irvine Campus, and Assistant Professor, 1989-1991
Private Practice, Clinical & Consulting Psychology, San Diego, CA, 1986-Present
Assistant Professor of Psychology (APA accredited program), 1984-1988
Clinical Psychology Intern, Brown University, 1983-1984
Program Director and Associate Professor,
State University of New York at Binghamton
Founding Dean and Professor
United States International University
California School of Professional Psychology - San Diego Campus
Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program (APA accredited)
Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Consulting Editor
Professional Psychology: Research and Practice
Cognitive Therapy and Research
Journal of Clinical Psychology
Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology