Northern California Fall Events
CSPP Alumni, Current Students, Faculty and Friends of the University: You are cordially invited to join fellow alumni at any of the Fall 2014 events listed below for the Northern CA/Central Valley area. Check back regularly as we add events as they are announced. If you need additional information, you may email CSPPalumni@alliant.edu. We also have separate posts for our Conferences and International Events and Southern California Events. In addition to the events below, you might also wish to check out our Continuing Education department’s current calendar (alumni receive a 10-20% discount off Alliant CE classes!)
Prospective CSPP students: Thinking about pursuing a graduate degree in one of our programs such as Clinical Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Couple and Family Therapy or Organizational Psychology? You are welcome to attend any of the events below and if you like, we can put you in touch with an Admissions Counselor so you can get a campus tour, attend an open house and learn more about our programs.
December 2014 Events
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Monday, December 8 in San Francisco, CA (7 – 8:30pm): Free event! A Fire-Based Paramedic Supervisor’s Experience of Stress. Presented by Alum Dr. Sandy Tong.
Wednesday, December 10 in Fresno, CA (3:00 – 4:30pm): Life Beyond Alliant – Employment Strategies, Presented by Dr. Robert Harrris.
Past Fall Events:
Monday, December 1 in Fresno, CA (3:00 – 4:30pm): Suicide Prevention, Presented by Dr. Tamar Kenworthy.
Sunday, November 30 in Fresno, CA (6-8pm): Career Coaching Days with Associate Professor and Director Sherry Camden-Anders.
Monday, November 17 in Fresno, CA (3:00 – 4:30pm): Rorschach: Exner System Basics, Presented by Dr. Tamar Kenworthy.
Friday, November 14 in Sacramento, CA (6-8pm): Speed Mentoring: SVPA Leaders in the Field Share Their Expertise! At the Alliant Sacramento Campus.
Thursday, November 13 in Pleasant Hill, CA: Career Night and Networking at the John F Kennedy College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Monday-Sunday, November 10-16 in San Francisco, CA: Center of the Study of Compassion and Altruism: Compassion Week — 5 inter-related workshops, at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco.
Monday, November 10 in San Francisco, CA (12:15 – 1:45pm): “Measuring Outcomes in Behavioral Health: What, When & How “ with Dr. Andrew Bertagnolli (Clinical Psychology PhD ’96). Sponsored by the Clinical PhD and PsyD programs. Free for alumni and friends, but RSVP required to CSPPalumni@alliant.edu
Monday, November 10 in San Francisco, CA (12:15 – 1:45pm): “The Polarized Mind: Toward An Awe-Based Reformation,” the third presentation in our 2014-2015 Spirituality Forum Lecture Series. The presenter is Dr. Kirk Schneider. Sponsored by the Huston Smith Center for Psychological and Spiritual Development. To RSVP, or for more information, email CSPPalumni@alliant.edu
Friday, November 7 in Fresno, CA (11am-2pm): Counseling and Criminal Justice Career Fair, Free Event with more than 20 federal, state and local agencies in attendance.
Monday, November 3 in San Francisco, CA (12:15 – 1:45pm): Huston Smith Center for Psychological and Spiritual Development Town Hall with CSPP Faculty Emeritius & alum Dr. Ed Bourg and Director of Professional Training/Faculty/Alum Dr. Randy Wyatt. Topics to be discussed: Past and Present Spirituality Forum Lectures and community input about future programs.
Monday, November 3 in San Francisco, CA (4:00 – 6:00pm): Fireside Chat with Dr. Edgar Schein, SF Campus. Free for alumni with an RSVP in advance to CSPPalumni@alliant.edu
Monday, November 3 in Fresno, CA (3:00-4:30pm): Treatment from a Victimology Perspective, Presented by Dr. Valerie Forward.
Saturday, October 24 in San Francisco, CA (10am-5pm): 2014 Law and Ethics Update: New rules for supervision, technology, record-keeping, and much more. At Alliant SF Campus, 6 CE’s available.
Monday, October 20 in Fresno, CA (3:30 – 5:00pm): The Teenage Brain: Alterations, Strengths and Vulnerabilities, Presented by Dr. Errol Leifer.
Monday, October 20 from 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Shunya Pratichi Mathur, President of the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM), offers a free conference call on the topic of “Ayurveda and Mental Health.” Ayurveda is yoga’s sister-science focusing on healthy lifestyle choices to prevent dis-ease and mental illness from occurring in the first place (“an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”). This call is sure to broaden your horizons on the topic of mental health. This special teleconference event is free and you can dial in from the comfort of your home. Click here for call-in information. Brought to you by CAAM and the CSPP Alumni Office.
Sunday, October 19 in Albany, CA (SF Bay Area): “Cross-Cultural Neuropsychology: An Overview” with Dr. Shelley Peery, presented by CPA Division VII, Diversity and Social Justice. CSPP alumna Dr. Rut Gubkin is the Chair of Division VII and will be present.
Thursday, October 16 in San Francisco, CA (4:00 – 5:45pm): “Going Global with Health Behavior Change,” the second presentation in our 2014-2015 Spirituality Forum Lecture Series. The presenter is Dr. Paul Ritvo, CSPP alumnus (CSPP-SF class of ’78). Sponsored by CSPP/Alliant and the Huston Smith Center for Psychological and Spiritual Development. To RSVP, or for more information, email CSPPalumni@alliant.edu
Monday, October 13 in San Francisco, CA (12:15 -1:45pm): “Next Steps in Integrating Psychological and Spiritual Development: The Past is Just a Prelude,” the first presentation in our 2014-2015 Spirituality Forum Lecture Series. The presenter is Dr. Ed Bourg, CSPP alumnus (CSPP-SF class of ’73) and Faculty Emeritus. Sponsored by CSPP/Alliant and the Huston Smith Center for Psychological and Spiritual Development. To RSVP, or for more information, email CSPPalumni@alliant.edu
Monday, October 6 in Fresno, CA (3:00 – 4:30pm): Overview of Malingering, Presented by Dr. Tamar Kenworthy.
Friday, October 3 in Sacramento, CA (8:30 – 11:30am): Eating Disorders: Putting the Puzzle Together in Treatment. Sponsored by AAMFT-CA.