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Human Trafficking in Our Own Backyard: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Human Trafficking in Our Own Backyard: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Honoring Them, and Why They Serve

Honoring Them, and Why They Serve

May 20

Organization Development and Change (ODC) Doctoral Consortium

Organization Development and Change (ODC) DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM AUGUST 1- 2, 2014 The 2014 ODC Doctoral Consortium will be held on August 1 and 2, 2014 as part of the pre-conference program at the Academy of Management meetings in Philadelphia. This Doctoral Student Consortium is for doctoral students interested in studying issues associated with human systems and organizational change. We welcome and encourage students at all […]

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May 20

Participate in the International Symposium on “Chaos, Complexity and Leadership”

The International Science Association (ISCASS), Ankara, in collaboration with Alliant International University, San Diego, USA is pleased to announce the third International Symposium on “Chaos, Complexity and Leadership” to be held in August 1 to 3, on the San Diego Campus of Alliant International University. The topics of interest is quite wide ranging, please check it out on the website. The submission deadline is extended […]

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May 19

Alliant Celebrates 2014 San Diego and Irvine Commencement

On May 23, we will join the graduating students from our San Diego and Irvine campuses in celebrating their achievements during Alliant’s 2014 Commencement ceremony. Nearly 500 undergraduate and graduate students representing more than 20 countries will enjoy this opportunity to share their accomplishments with family, friends, and faculty members. Students will receive degrees in the disciplines of psychology and mental health, education, business and […]

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May 16

2014 CSPP Commencement Speakers

Alliant University is proud to announce the 2014 Commencement Ceremony speakers. The San Diego and Irving ceremony will be held on May 23rd at the Hilton Bayfront in San Diego at 2pm. San Francisco’s ceremony will be held at the Craneway Pavillion in Richmond, CA on June 1st. The Los Angeles ceremony will be on June 7th located on the LA campus. Fresno and Sacramento […]

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May 15

Gender, Genitals, Cutting, and Power

In their review of Genital Cutting: Protecting Children From Medical, Cultural, and Religious Infringements, Sussie Eshun and Irina Khusid note how long the circumcision debate has gone on, the differences in attitudes about male and female circumcision, and the need to provide parents with balanced education and information on the topic. However, the reviewers note the difficulty that parents have in obtaining clear, evidence-based information on circumcision. In Western industrialized […]

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May 13

JMFT Best Article of the Year Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Platt (Mexico City Counseling Psych program director) on receiving the first annual “JMFT Best Article of the Year” award! This article was chosen by the editorial council of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, CFT’s flagship journal. The other five articles were reveiwed as outstanding and included many recognizable names in the field. Dr. Platt’s article is based on Critical […]

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May 09

2014 APA Division 52 Henry David International Mentoring Award

Congratulations to Dr. Zelman, Professor and Associate Program Director of Hong Kong PsyD program, on receiving the 2014 APA Division 52 Henry David International Mentoring Award. This award is presented to a psychologist of this division who serves as mentor to students and/or faculty members in an international context. This achievement not only recognizes the work being done in Hong Kong but honors and celebrates […]

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May 09

Alliant to Host 7th Annual Graduation Fiesta for the Class of 2014

On May 22, many of our graduating students and their honored guests will join together to celebrate their achievements with dinner, entertainment, and an exciting array of guest speakers at our 7th Annual Graduation Fiesta. This intimate gathering will offer students the opportunity to share their accomplishments with family, friends, and faculty members, and honors our cross-cultural student body by being open to students of […]

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May 08

Bringing Strengths to Populations With Disabilities

If there was ever a group who could benefit from a strengths-based approach to psycholgical well-being, it is people with disabilities. But, ironically, such individuals have been marginalized and stereotyped for decades. Michael Wehmeyer’s edited text, The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology and Disability, offers a welcomed shift. In their PsycCRITIQUES review of the book, Kara Ayers and Stephanie Weber highlight the importance of bringing positive psychology approaches to both research studies and clinical practice […]

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