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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

October 30

Preparing for Your Psychology Internships

Ioana Cebulla, a PhD student in Clinical Psychology at the Fresno campus, had an important phone call to make back in August. She called home with news of her acceptance to the Coalinga State Hospital’s Pre-Doctoral Internship Program. like most students looking to match with an APA accredited agency, Iona found the intensely competitive application process a bit daunting. Yet like the thousands of Alliant […]

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October 30

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

It was once said, “To teach is to touch a life forever,” and this sentiment isn’t any truer than for special education teachers. But why become a special education teacher? Special education students require focused instruction to meet their educational, vocational, social, and emotional needs. Special education teachers are the men and women who meet those needs. If you are preparing to become a teacher […]

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October 30

What is CAMFT (and Why It’s Important)

If you’re a licensed professional clinical counselor in the state of California, invaluable opportunities for networking, professional development, advocacy and more are available to members of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT). Not sure exactly what CAMFT does and how it can benefit you? If you decide you’d like to join the field of licensed marriage and family therapists, read on to […]

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October 30

School Psychologist vs School Counselor: What’s the Difference?

The fields of school counseling and school psychology share many similarities. As school-based mental health professionals, both counselors and psychologists work in schools to improve the lives of the students they serve. Both groups provide counseling services to students, may implement programs in their school and participate in crisis intervention. Despite their similarities, school counseling and school psychology are distinctly different, with different degree paths, […]

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October 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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October 30

The Difference Between Clinical and Counseling Psychology

If you’re considering a graduate degree in psychology, you have many choices ahead of you, from what type of degree to earn to which school to make your home. One of the most basic—yet most important—decisions you will make about an advanced degree in psychology is what type of psychology you want to study. While there is some overlap between different branches of psychology, there are also many differences, […]

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October 30

APA Accreditation: Why It Matters

Can you imagine what it would be like to pursue a career in psychology without a built-in quality-control process? It would be pretty challenging and confusing. You could compare the idea to the Wild West—basically, anything goes. In such a difficult situation, graduate students in psychology would have little to go on in choosing training programs. There would be no guarantee that completing your program would […]

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October 30

Why Multicultural Counseling is Essential to the Success of Today’s Therapist

If you aspire to become a successful, well-rounded counselor in today’s increasingly diverse world, it’s necessary that you become familiar with the concept of multiculturalism in counseling. Your counseling career may lead you to foreign countries or you may work with diverse populations within your own communities. Either way, our increasingly globalized societies necessitate mental health professionals who are trained in multicultural education.  An education […]

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October 24

What Is It About Halloween?

It’s that time of year again—the leaves change, the weather cools down, and the night, which has been coming earlier and earlier since the end of June finally reaches back and asserts itself to darkness before dinnertime. This time of year really seems to excite people for a number of reasons, but, one of the biggest is that these changes signify the coming of Halloween, […]

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