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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

March 04

Mental Health Care for All

Access to mental health treatment does not come easy for all. For the single mother who has not one minute to spare between her two jobs and caring for her children, for the homeless man who is wondering where his next meal will come from, and for the struggling family provider who commutes two hours by bus to make ends meet, a mental health consult […]

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March 02

Preventing Mass Violence through Digital Leakage

After a mass shooting we frequently discover the digital red flags that announced the crime to be committed.  Cyber data gathering and assessment is vital to prevention and sustaining community health. Many of the past decade’s mass shootings might have been prevented— along with millions of cases of sex crimes, stalking, and human trafficking— with access to the perpetrators digital persona and digitally documented planning. […]

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March 01

The Growing Need for Multicultural Psychology

With an increasingly diverse population, the need for multiculturally competent psychologists is on the rise. Immigration, disparate birth rates, a widening gap between people of different socioeconomic backgrounds, a greater acceptance of alternative lifestyles – all of these factors are contributing to an increasingly open, diverse country. And thanks to our increasingly connected society, cross-cultural interaction is a day-to-day occurrence for most of us. We brush […]

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February 29

A Renaissance in Education

School tomorrow will look very different from school today. Education is an old and venerable industry — the earliest universities were established in the 11th century, and some say little has changed since. Today, strong forces of change are at work in this industry. Economic drivers coupled with new technologies have already caused sweeping changes in schools and colleges. These disturbances and shifts in the […]

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February 29

Entertainment Tech is Shaping the Future

As Star Wars fever sweeps the nation, the nerd and mass populations alike have a newly awakened fascination with the technologically evolved world seen on the big screen. While the technology of light sabers and death stars seems eons away, today’s innovators continue to bring us closer to a technologically enlightened future. Alliant, San Diego alumnus Andres Ramos Cevallos has a unique role in these […]

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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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