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

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

Helping Couples Stay Together: The Task of a Premarital Counselor

Helping Couples Stay Together: The Task of a Premarital Counselor

A Day in the Life – 10 Responsibilities of a School Psychologist

A Day in the Life – 10 Responsibilities of a School Psychologist

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?

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month 2017

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month 2017

September 30

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

Entrepreneurship is pretty straightforward, right? You come up with an awesome idea, locate some investors, and—after some behind-the-scenes sweat equity—become an inspiration to others as you smile and rake in the dough. Does that sum it up? Primetime TV shows like “Shark Tank” and critically-acclaimed films like “The Social Network” that portray the seemingly overnight successes of college dropouts or regular Joes have led us to believe […]

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August 30

Helping Couples Stay Together: The Task of a Premarital Counselor

The nuclear family has evolved. No longer does the American household or the modern relationship fit one shape, size, or style. Yet the family unit remains the cornerstone of our society, and our identity as a species— no matter how it may look. Something that distinguishes the marriages and families of today is the high rate of divorce. In the United States, first-time married couples […]

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August 24

A Day in the Life – 10 Responsibilities of a School Psychologist

School psychologists use their advanced training in human development, behavior, and mental health to help students excel in the school environment. These professionals work to improve their students’ lives across a number of areas, including helping with academic performance, boosting social functioning, working to resolve behavioral problems, and supporting emotional health. School psychologists may have either a master’s or doctoral degree, and in California must […]

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August 15

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

Have you ever seen a movie in which  a company calls in a “pro” to solve a workplace issue? Whether they are hired to help companies boost employee morale or enhance productivity in an organization, the real-world title for these “pros” is “industrial-organizational psychologist.” These specialized, rapidly-growing career paths are ideal for people who are interested in both the psychology and the business organization professions. […]

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July 26

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month 2017

Celebrating Minority Mental Health Awareness Month 2017: Opening Doors for Hispanics/Latinos By CSPP Dean Teresa Chapa, PhD July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month! This year we want to focus on our Hispanic/Latino communities- not just to raise awareness but to also take action. Did you know that persons of Hispanic origin are the nation’s largest ethnic/racial minority? In fact, we are 56.6 million strong; almost 18% […]

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July 25

Considering a Career in Special Education – Reasons, Rewards, and Challenges

It was once said, “To teach is to touch a life forever,” and this sentiment isn’t any truer than for special education teachers. Special education students require focused instruction to meet their educational, vocational, social, and emotional needs. Special education teachers are the men and women who meet those needs. If you are preparing to become a teacher for children with special needs, you must […]

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July 07

Criminology vs. Criminal Justice: What’s the Difference?

“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” debuted on television in 2000, introducing many people to the unique field of forensics. Although it eventually left the air a decade and a half later (while spawning several spinoffs), the savvy investigators featured on the show left a mark on many viewers. It is projected that through the year 2024, the field of forensic science will grow by 20%–27% higher than […]

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June 15

Why Multicultural Counseling is Essential to the Success of Today’s Therapist

If you aspire to become a successful, well-rounded counselor in today’s increasingly diverse world, it’s necessary that you become familiar with the concept of multiculturalism in counseling. Your counseling career may lead you to foreign countries or you may work with diverse populations within your own communities. Either way, our increasingly globalized societies necessitate mental health professionals who are trained in multicultural education, like our […]

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June 05

Psychology Today Highlights CSPP

Psychology Today spoke to CSPP Dean Teresa Chapa to discuss our psychology programs and the Impact of an Alliant Education. They discussed what distinguishes our psychology programs, our approach to education, the training our students receive, and more. Read the article HERE.

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June 02

Is Play Therapy Actually Effective for Young Clients?

Expressive language, or lack thereof, can be one of the major barriers that hinder communication between children and adults. Kids may not have the capacity to use words to explain what they are thinking or feeling like adults do. This often presents a challenge while working with children in a therapeutic context. However, to knock down these barriers, other therapies can be used – namely, […]

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