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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?

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?

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

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

Transgender Policy: Commentary

Transgender Policy: Commentary

Fresno Clinical Psychology PhD Program Given Highest Level of Re-Accreditation by APA

Fresno Clinical Psychology PhD Program Given Highest Level of Re-Accreditation by APA

November 09

Advice for Being in a Relationship with a Non-Therapist

As a therapist, you are uniquely skilled to help clients with a number problems, including their relationships. But, does having a day job that involves offering advice about someone else’s relationship troubles make you the authority in your own relationships? Not exactly. Many Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) encounter common hurdles in their own relationships that come as hazards of the trade. Some therapeutic skills […]

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November 07

Honoring Them, and Why They Serve

By Charles Loftland, MSgt, USAF, Ret. Leadership and service are possibly the most defining elements for those men and women who have committed their lives to wearing the uniforms of America’s Armed Forces. The rich heritage of military service has been both a reflection of the best of times and worst of times in our country. The diversity in our ranks has also represented a history […]

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November 07

Why COAMFTE Accreditation is Important to Your MFT Education

Of the many vital acronyms in the psychological profession, COAMFTE is especially important if you’re hoping to enjoy a promising career as a marriage and family therapist. The Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy (COAMFTE) accredits training programs like the M.A. and PsyD programs offered by Alliant International University to ensure the highest caliber of professional education. Learn more about COAMFTE and how […]

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November 02

How to Choose the Best Psychology School to Meet Your Goals

Choosing a home for your education is no easy task. We see thousands of students each year who have already determined that they want to study psychology but are struggling through the process of deciding where to carry out their studies. So here is a practical guide to choosing the best school for you. If you’re interested in studying psychology at the undergraduate, master’s, or […]

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October 19

How Organizational Psychologists Benefit Company Culture

Alliant International University is proud to play a vital role in influencing modern business by educating and training industrial-organizational psychologists in the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP). Many prospective organizational psychology students don’t realize just how vital their skillsets are to the livelihood and growth of companies of all sizes and across all industries. Here some of the strategies organizational psychologists use to help […]

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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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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 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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