Author: Alliant Team

Mar
20

Organizational Psychology Department Hosts Leading Edge Team Effectiveness Professional Development Seminar

Teams are a necessary reality of working in most organizations, and their effectiveness is impacted by complex dynamics that develop over time as the team-members develop working relationships with one another. Thus, this is a unique position for Organizational Psychologists to develop teams using principles, tools, and techniques aligned with team-performance prediction research. Teams that are highly effective exhibit performance in terms of meeting and […]

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Mar
11

Organizational Psychology Student Amatia Golbodaghi Accepted to Present at SIOP

The faculty of the Organizational Psychology department are proud to announce that PhD student Amatia Golbodaghi submitted, and has been accepted as, a session leader at this year’s annual conference for the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP). As a student in the Organizational Psychology program, Ms. Golbodaghi has attended the SIOP annual conference the past two years. She indicated past conferences have been positive […]

By Alliant Team | Psychology . University Announcements
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Feb
04

Giving Love Away on Valentine’s Day

Why Give Love Away Valentine’s Day is often focused on receiving love—cards, flowers, gifts—grand gestures of another’s love and affection. But, instead of those gestures, I would like to shift the focus to giving love away on Valentine’s Day, or being the giver of love. While there are huge expectations, excitement, and disappointments related to Valentine’s Day, why not instead be the giver of love […]

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Jan
14

CSPP at the National Multicultural Conference & Summit 2019: Social Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion

The biennial National Multicultural Conference and Summit (NMCS) is scheduled to convene in Denver, Colorado from January 16-18, 2019. This conference brings psychologists, community members, educators, advocates, and researchers from across the United States together to present and share current and cutting-edge issues related to multiculturalism, diversity, social justice, and inclusion. The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) has a long-standing history of focusing on […]

By Alliant Team | Psychology . University Announcements
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Oct
31

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? Should Entrepreneurs Go To College? 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 […]

By Alliant Team | Business
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Oct
30

Study Tips to Prepare for the CTEL Exam

The California Teacher of English Learners (CTEL) exam was developed as a method to test the competency of teachers in the skills and knowledge required to teach English learners. The CTEL exam consists of three subtests: Language and Language Development (CTEL 1): covers your knowledge of the structure of the English language and the importance of English in academics. This subtest consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and […]

By Alliant Team | Education
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Oct
30

Which Teaching Credential is Right for Me?

You will need a teacher certification credential to become a school teacher, but what type of teaching credential is right for you? Find out what you can do with the different types of teaching credentials. What are the Types of Teaching Credentials? Elementary school teaching credentials allow you to teach pre-K, kindergarten, and elementary education. Credentials for elementary education cover multiple subjects, rather than a […]

By Alliant Team | Education
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Oct
30

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 work life of […]

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Oct
30

What does a Marriage and Family Therapist Do? A Day in the Life

Navigating relational issues can be a challenging task. Family dynamics are incredibly complex, as unique personalities come together, each bringing their own perspectives, circumstances, and problems. Occasionally, the outside help of a family counselor is needed to unite these personalities and give clarity to situations—and that’s where a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) comes into the picture. What Is A Marriage And Family Therapist? An […]

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