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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

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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January 11

Making a Career Change in the Field of Psychology

Psychology is a vast field. Within the general discipline you’ll find a variety of areas of study, from clinical psychology to organizational psychology to educational psychology. With so many different individual areas of practice, it’s no surprise that the field of psychology offers a wide variety of career choices, too. Clinical psychologists, for example, can work anywhere from hospitals and clinics, where they might work […]

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December 15

The Difference Between Clinical and Counseling Psychology

If you’re considering an advanced degree in psychology, you have many choices ahead of you, from what type of degree to earn to which school to make your home. One of the most basic – yet most important – decisions you will make about an advanced degree in psychology is what type of psychology you want to study. While there is some overlap between different […]

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December 06

The Many Career Paths with an Education Degree

When you think about career paths with an education degree, one job in particular probably comes to mind: teacher. Few degree programs have such a limited stereotypical career path as the field of education. While many graduates of an education degree program do go on to become teachers, this isn’t the only career opportunity you can pursue with an education degree. From school administration to […]

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November 17

Psychology Job Trends: Big Opportunities in Small Towns

Employment rates for psychologists have a positive outlook. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of psychologist jobs is expected to grow 19% by 2024 – much faster than average for all occupations. The trick is, that job growth doesn’t necessarily translate to an even distribution of positions around the country. Many psychology grads look for jobs in urban areas – which makes […]

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November 14

Mental Health Matters

Unarmed, underage, black, elderly— put any of those words in a sentence with “shot by the police” and there is likely to be some manner of outrage. What surprises me most about the Black Lives Matter movement is that it wasn’t emulated. Not rebutted or contradicted, not the “all lives matter” or “blue lives matter” response; but an acknowledgment that, like black males, there are […]

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November 09

Areas of Law for J.D. Students

While the vision of a power suit-clad lawyer arguing a brilliant case in front of judge and jury may be a familiar one if you’re a fan of primetime television, this is far from an accurate depiction of real employment for most people in the legal field. Lawyers comprise a breadth and depth of specialties — each with their own unique area of legal expertise. […]

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November 02

School Psychologist vs School Counselor: What’s the Difference?

The fields of school counseling and school psychology share many similarities. As school-based mental health professionals, both counselors and psychologists work in schools to improve the lives of the students they serve. Both groups provide counseling to students, may implement programs in their school and participate in crisis intervention. Despite their similarities, school counseling and school psychology are distinctly different, with different degree paths, training, […]

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