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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?

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

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

October 30

What does a Marriage and Family Therapist Do? A Day in the Life

Navigating relational issues can be a challenging task. Family dynamics are incredibly complex, as unique personalities come together, each bringing their own perspectives, circumstances, and problems. Occasionally, the outside help of a family counselor is needed to unite these personalities and give clarity to situations—and that’s where a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) comes into the picture. What Is A Marriage And Family Therapist? An […]

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October 30

Women Leadership and Twenty-First Century Challenges

The leadership style of female managers is particularly well suited to meeting the challenges of the twenty-first century. If we want to address the social, political, and economic challenges of today more effectively, then we need to make choices that support women leaders to lead in ways that are congruent with female values and experience. Studies by Alice Eagly of Northwestern University show women leadership […]

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October 30

Areas of Law for J.D. Students

While the vision of a power suit-clad lawyer arguing a brilliant case in front of judge and jury may be a familiar one if you’re a fan of prime-time television, this is far from an accurate depiction of real employment for most people in the legal field. Lawyers comprise a breadth and depth of specialties—each with their own unique area of legal expertise. You’re not […]

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October 30

Choosing an Area of Specialization for your Psychology Degree

Part of any graduate program in psychology is choosing a degree specialization or emphasis area. Choosing an area of emphasis cannot only further direct your studies to help your career training line up with your personal and professional aspirations, but it can also help you narrow your options as you look at different graduate psychology programs. If you are unsure what area of psychology you’d like to […]

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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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