Author: Aurelia Yee

Oct
30

Choosing an Area of Specialization for your Psychology Degree

Part of any graduate program in psychology is choosing a degree specialization or emphasis area. Choosing an area of emphasis cannot only further direct your studies to help your career training line up with your personal and professional aspirations, but it can also help you narrow your options as you look at different graduate psychology programs. If you are unsure what area of psychology you’d like to […]

By Aurelia Yee | Psychology
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Oct
30

Growing Opportunities for Health Psychologists

Mental and physical health often go hand-in-hand. A disturbance to the well-being of one usually produces an effect on the other. Patients diagnosed with mental illness are often at risk of poor health and premature death, and patients diagnosed with chronic disease often experience negative psychological effects. As the future of healthcare continues to evolve under reform, so will our nation’s focus on how medical […]

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Jul
28

Let My People Play: A Psychological Look at the Benefits of Pokémon Go

By Savannah Chapa Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about Pokémon Go— a new addition to the ever so popular Pokémon adventures, where smartphone users can roam their towns catching and training the familiar creatures of their youth. Love it or hate it— it’s a huge hit among kids, teens, and even young adults whose strong nostalgia for the 90’s cartoon and […]

By Aurelia Yee | Forensics
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Jul
27

Bad Wrap: College Students & Mental Health

By Savannah Chapa (A follow up to a recent posting on our CSPP Facebook page, which you can ‘like’ and check out here.) After launching a six-month investigation on their ‘#undercovered’ series, NBC’s Today revealed their findings about mental health on college campuses in late June. The study found that students are being kicked out of school for seeking mental health help. Alarming as this […]

By Aurelia Yee | Forensics
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Jun
24

What is your emotional response to Terrorism?

Terrorism is a public health issue in more ways than one. Besides the obvious threat to life and limb when an individual or group carries out a violent action, there is a measurable emotional response the rest of us have to terrorist acts. These responses can have a profound impact on our behavior. “It’s not the event itself (that exclusively causes the emotional response), it’s […]

By Aurelia Yee | Forensics
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Jun
13

Save the Date! SVPA’s 1st Annual Fall Conference (October 7th)

Sacramento Valley Psychological Association is proud to present their First Annual Fall Conference! Save the date now for our unique & revolutionary conference scheduled for Friday, October 7th in Sacramento. SVPA are going to be offering a full day of programming which will include a wide variety of sessions to choose from, a keynote speaker you will not want to miss, panel sessions, networking opportunities, […]

By Aurelia Yee | Education
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Jun
10

Forbes Most Promising Jobs for Millennials

The 25 Most Promising Jobs For Millennials “Young Invincibles notes that Millennials care about things like work-life balance, sometimes even more than salary. Health care is the only industry sector employing large numbers of Millennials where median wages have increased in the last decade.” Forbes just named Therapist as the 10th most promising job for millennials! 10) Therapists Growth by 2022: 27% Median income: $70,00 […]

By Aurelia Yee | Business
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Jun
10

2017 National Multicultural Summit Proposals Due 6/15

10th Biennial National Multicultural Conference & Summit Summit Talks: Looking Back to Move Forward Portland, Oregon January 4 – 6, 2017 (Pre–conference Workshops January 3) CALL FOR PROPOSALS We are accepting proposals for symposia, roundtable discussions, and poster presentations.  All proposals must be submitted online via the Call of the Proposal link at the 2017 NMCS website at www.multiculturalsummit.org  before 6/15/2016 Wednesday 11:59 PM Pacific […]

By Aurelia Yee | Education
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May
20

Attention CSPP Alumni: Use of Technology with Clients

Alliant International University, San Diego Campus 10455 Pomerado Rd. San Diego, CA 92131 (858) 635-4741 To Whom It May Concern: We are conducting a study on the texting and e-mail use of clinicians with their clients.  We are also interested in the record-keeping practices related to this type of communication.  We are collecting data from psychology graduate students, individuals working towards licensure as psychologists, or active licensed […]

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