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CSPP Professor: How X-Men Helped Me Recover From PTSD

CSPP Professor: How X-Men Helped Me Recover From PTSD

The Mythical Damsel in Distress and her Partner: Trauma

The Mythical Damsel in Distress and her Partner: Trauma

5 Work-Life Balance Tips for Teachers Earning a Master’s

5 Work-Life Balance Tips for Teachers Earning a Master’s

March 14

Is It the Right Time to Begin Using Technology in Your Counseling?

There’s no debating that we currently live in a fascinating time, when the number of daily steps you’ve taken can instantly be seen on your wrist, who’s at your doorstep can be viewed from your phone, and your next pizza can be delivered to you via drone. For some people, these technologies offer small improvements in their lives to help them save a few minutes […]

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March 07

Alliant as a Public Benefit Corporation

At Alliant, we believe that advanced degrees and expertise are meaningless unless they are used as an instrument for public benefit and the greater good. That is why Alliant was the first standalone university to become a certified benefit corporation or B Corp. B Corps are companies that provide a public benefit and embrace the highest levels of commitment to corporate social responsibility. B corps […]

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March 07

Data Science is Sexy This Century

California School of Management and Leadership Dean Dr. Rachna Kumar shares some insight on why data science is one of the sexiest jobs in the 21st century: Jobs in data science are indeed the “sexiest jobs in the 21st century”.  I also believe these jobs are literally a powerhouse for delivering value to the businesses which employ graduates with data analytic skills.  Why is there […]

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March 06

Alliant Named One of the Nation’s Most International Universities

Alliant has been ranked number 15 in the nation for universities with highest percentages of international students. Diversity is one of the pillars upon which our institution is built. At Alliant, we tear down walls to build a better world. We are an inclusive institution. Not by word, but by deed. We serve diverse populations around the world by preparing professionals to work effectively across […]

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March 02

Misery and Mental Illness

As the debate over the Affordable Care Act continues on Capitol Hill, there is one vital aspect of health care that demands a closer look— mental health. Study after study supports the fact that mental illness is more detrimental to productivity than physical problems. And, the recent study below shows that “mental health problems are the biggest causes of misery.” As a society, we seem […]

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March 01

CSPP Professor: How X-Men Helped Me Recover From PTSD

CSPP Professor and Superhero Psychologist, Dr. Janina Scarlet’s, course in Superhero Psychology is a must! Her recent Psychology Today article highlights the origin story of her incredible work.    Janina Scarlet Ph.D. The Real Superheroes How X-Men Helped Me Recover From PTSD When we feel alone, fictional characters can help Posted Feb 21, 2017 Next week ‘Logan’ comes out in theaters. As the name suggests, the movie […]

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March 01

Online Education Benefits – Why Pursuing Your Dream Career May Be More Realistic than You Think

There comes a point during everyone’s lives when he or she wonders, “Am I truly doing what I love to do?” For many, this question is met with either a bit of an uneasy feeling or an unequivocal “no,” and studying toward a new career may feel impossible because he or she: already works a 40-or-more-hour-per-week job has a family and household to take care […]

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February 02

The Mythical Damsel in Distress and her Partner: Trauma

By Glenn Lipson, PhD Professor, California School of Professional Psychology The intersection of psychology and criminal justice is synergistic for our understanding of behavior. A topic drawing more attention is the behavior of the alleged victims of inappropriate conduct. The behavior of the survivors sometimes baffles those attempting to understand what has occurred.  The expectations that law enforcement or counselors may have that abuse victims […]

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January 18

5 Work-Life Balance Tips for Teachers Earning a Master’s

An advanced degree is a great way to advance your career – especially in the field of education. If you’re interested in moving from the classroom into administration and taking your career to the next level, you’ll need a Master’s or Doctorate degree to get you there. Most graduate education programs allow you to earn your degree while working full-time – but heading back to […]

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January 12

Tips for Student Teaching Success

Student teaching is an important part of your journey to becoming a teacher. It can also be a highly stressful time. In addition to managing classroom responsibilities (and managing sometimes unruly students), you will also be balancing coursework in your teacher preparation program with the demands of your personal life – all while applying new principles and theories for the first time. Scared of student […]

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