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Family Separations: Addressing the Long-term Systemic Effects of Trauma

Family Separations: Addressing the Long-term Systemic Effects of Trauma

Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

I’m an Entrepreneur-Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

I’m an Entrepreneur-Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

September 13

Family Separations: Addressing the Long-term Systemic Effects of Trauma

By Sandra Espinoza, PsyD, LMFT Marriage and Family Therapy Program Faculty “Zero-tolerance” immigration policies have come to the forefront of media and public attention at the national level as they have created an onset of fear and uncertainty for many Latinos in and out of the U.S. The anti-immigration policies have particularly targeted those entering through the Mexico-U.S. border, many of whom are individuals and […]

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August 13

California School of Professional Psychology’s Sacramento Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Program Earns Highest Level of Re-Accreditation from the American Psychological Association (APA)

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University’s clinical psychology Psy.D. degree program at its Sacramento campus has just earned 10 years re-accreditation by the American Psychological Association (APA)— the longest period of re-accreditation offered by the association. Each of CSPP’s nine clinical psychology doctoral programs is accredited by the APA’s Commission on Accreditation, which requires that the school provide data on time to completion, program costs, internships, […]

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July 29

Dr. Jei Africa, Making High-Level Difference

Alliant International University is home to many wonderful alumni making their impact felt across California. They are embodying the values that we impart on each and every one of our students while they are out making the world a better place. One such alumni is Dr. Jei Africa, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Director at the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, and […]

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July 26

The King of Succulents: Dr. Ken Altman

As CSPP celebrates its 50th anniversary, I had the fortunate pleasure of connecting with Dr. Ken Altman. Dr. Altman is a CSPP alumnus from the founding class in Los Angeles. Born in Los Angeles, he went to UC Berkeley and then started at CSPP (pre-Alliant days) in 1970 and continued until 1976 when he received his PhD in Clinical Psychology. While in graduate school, he […]

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June 26

California School of Forensic Studies Launches Institute, Advanced Practice Certificates

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2019 — The California School of Forensic Studies (CSFS) at Alliant International Universityhas launched the California Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Behavioral Science, Public Safety, and Justice. The institute is dedicated to providing law enforcement, security professionals, mental and allied health professionals, and other first responders with practical forensic education and training. The Institute’s Advanced Practice Certificates, all offered online, cover diverse subject areas while […]

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June 12

Global and Diverse Leadership: What Does Leadership Today Mean?

Rapid and significant changes driven by technology in a digital age characterize our society today. Our communities are increasingly diverse, we have become global citizens, the Internet has made for instant communication across international borders. Yet, inter-group conflicts over race, ethnicity, religion, gender, and social class are still pervasive in our societies leading to war, racism, violence and terrorism. Our inhumanity emerges as we show […]

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June 10

Dr. Katherine Kruser, Alum Extraordinaire

Alliant is home to a rather large number of distinguished and award-winning faculty and alumni, and this is especially true for the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP). CSPP has had a lengthy history of achievement and esteem pass through its doors, and as we celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, this legacy continues to be more than just that—it continues to be the present […]

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May 28

Asian American Mental Health and Help-Seeking

Several years ago, I spent my sabbatical year in Taiwan. Although I had lived in Taiwan for a couple years as a teenager and could speak the language at a 3-year-old level, the country had changed so much since I was 17 that I knew very little about where I would spend the next year of my life. One of my non-academic goals for the […]

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May 20

An Able-Bodied Education

Higher education is supposed to be a world in which true meritocracy reigns, where the best and brightest rise to the top by virtue of their talent, ability, and work ethic. This is even more true for graduate-level programs in which accepted students need to have already proved themselves capable during their prior studies (be that an undergraduate program or a different graduate-level one). And […]

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