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Family Separations: Addressing the Long-term Systemic Effects of Trauma

Family Separations: Addressing the Long-term Systemic Effects of Trauma

Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

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?

May 20

An Able-Bodied Education

Higher education is supposed to be a world in which true meritocracy reigns, where the best and brightest rise to the top by virtue of their talent, ability, and work ethic. This is even more true for graduate-level programs in which accepted students need to have already proved themselves capable during their prior studies (be that an undergraduate program or a different graduate-level one). And […]

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May 16

Game of Thrones Daenerys Fan Fury, Explained By a Clinical Psychologist

On the path to ruling the seven kingdoms, a true superstar of the realm took a dramatic turn in Sunday’s episode that has lots of fans feeling uneasy. Janina Scarlet, a clinical psychologist, author and dedicated fantasy fan, says the Game of Thrones letdown is real. But first, if you haven’t yet heard what went down on “The Bells,” the penultimate episode of HBO’s hit series, take […]

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May 16

Becoming an Ethics Expert: Mary Harb Sheets, PhD

In December 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown appointed Mary Harb Sheets, PhD, a licensed psychologist working in independent practice, to the California Board of Psychology (BOP). She is slated to serve on the board until June 1, 2020. A member of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, she is also a Fellow and Past President of the San Diego Psychological Association (SDPA). In addition, […]

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May 16

Organizational Psychology Program in San Diego Awarded Prestigious LEAD Award

The Organizational Psychology Program Faculty are proud to announce the Master’s of Organizational Psychology Program in San Diego was awarded 2nd place in the category of Master’s Programs with Emphasis on Leadership/Organizational Development at a national conference hosted by HR.com this year. According to Sue Morton, the LEAD Award and HR.com Event Strategist, The LEAD conference and gala are described as: “An exclusive event for educators […]

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May 07

Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

In these divided times, there are few societal imperatives that we can all agree on, that we can—as a collective—champion and stand behind. One of these imperatives serves a call to action: to ensure that every single child in this nation have access to a quality education. Alliant alumna Evelyn Serrano once said, “If you’re an activist, do this…be a teacher;” today—in honor of National […]

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March 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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March 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 […]

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March 07

An Exiting Adventure in Mental Health with Therapy Quest

What does it mean to recognize that you might need help? What does it mean to ask for it? What do you do once you’re receiving it? These are all big questions that are hard to ask and even harder to answer, but in Dr. Janina Scarlet’s new book, Therapy Quest, she attempts to do so while simultaneously encouraging her readers to do the same. […]

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February 15

Data Is Everything…

It’s 2019. Computers, numbers, and data practically run everything in every major business sector around the world. From how to build a baseball roster and the price of grain, to medical purchase orders and insurance risk assessments, data is what drives business and keeps the world calmly spinning on at this point in the 21st century. Simply put, data has become a commodity in a […]

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