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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?

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

February 24

The Golden State of Psychopharmacology

There is a potential mounting crisis for mental health patients needing prescription drugs. Here’s why – there is a serious dearth of psychiatrists (who are certified to prescribe medication) and with the dawn of universal healthcare, medical doctors are becoming increasingly overwhelmed and are unable to spend the necessary time with their patients suffering from mental health issues. In response, several groups are lobbying for […]

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February 23

Kill Me

Physician Assisted Suicide and the Disabled Is life with a disability worth living? If not, should the disabled be able to request death at the hands of their doctors? On January 1st, California became the fifth state to allow physicians to prescribe lethal doses of medications to their terminally ill patients who want to die, this process is known as Physician Assisted Suicide (PAS). Terminal […]

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February 18

Cultural Diversity in Family Therapy: An Expert’s Take

Family therapy and cultural diversity— two subjects near and dear to our students and faculty at the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP), and were the key topics at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy’s Annual Division Conference. The event featured experts and thought leaders in a two day discussion about cultural diversity in therapy. The keynote speaker was Alliant’s own Dr. Robert-Jay Green. […]

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February 16

How to Choose a Doctorate of Psychology Program

A Doctorate in Psychology program is a major commitment – most programs take anywhere from four to eight years to complete and can cost a significant amount of money. As such, if you are considering going back to school for a Doctorate in Psychology, you’ll want to give careful consideration to where you’re going to spend your time and money over the next half-decade. As you […]

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February 14

Crimes of Passion

February 14th is a day to reflect on love. It’s a day to show our significant others how much we care. And it is a day to look back and count just how many crimes were spurred by love, passion, and obsession in the last calendar year.  Happy Valentine’s Day. Anyone sitting down to watch Dateline knows that they are about to spend an hour […]

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February 12

2016 NHSC Loan Repayment Program

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is now accepting 2016 applications for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program. The deadline for applications is April 5, 2016. Purpose ·        The purpose of the NHSC Loan Repayment Program is to recruit and retain medical, nursing, dental, and behavioral/mental health clinicians in eligible communities of need designated as health professional shortage areas. Primary care medical, […]

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February 12

APA Convention Student Travel Award

Graduate Students Apply Now for an APA Convention Student Travel Award The APA Science Directorate is pleased to sponsor its annual travel award competition for graduate students of psychology who will present research at the APA Convention. This year’s Convention will be held August 4-7, 2016, in Denver, Colorado. Graduate students who are the first author of a poster or talk are eligible to apply […]

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February 10

The Dangerous Disease that is Love

  Love is a dangerous disease, a liability, and can even be deadly. Happy Valentine’s Day. While being in love can have many positive psychological effects on our daily lives, it can also be the harbinger of death and despair. It could be, after all, classified as a psychological affliction. Among the most troubling effects of love is its tendency to suspend rational judgement and […]

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February 04

How to Become a Teacher in California

At Alliant, we believe that education is the great equalizer, the most powerful path to success, and the most valuable asset in the modern era. With our rapidly changing world, our children need the new skills required to compete in this new, smaller globe. They need to learn the basics, of course, but they also need a strong command of science, technology, engineering, and more—and […]

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