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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

The Difference Between Clinical and Counseling Psychology

If you’re considering a clinical psychologist degree, counseling psychologist degree or any other 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 […]

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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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October 24

How Does Marriage Counseling Work?

Despite the stigma slowly lifting itself away from individuals engaging in counseling and the therapy process, there still exists one major therapeutic specialty that comes with emotional reproach from those engaged in it, and from the public in general—marital therapy and couples counseling. But, in 2018, there is no reason that this should remain the case, especially since it is a practice that has helped […]

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October 24

What It Means to Be A Leader

There are natural-born leaders. People for whom talent and charisma come as easily as breathing. People for whom others will say things like, “I would follow him/her to Hell and back”; “When they speak, I can’t help but listen”; or, “He/She is a real leader of men.” We tell stories about these people, make movies about them, propagate the legend of their leadership in times […]

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October 24

How To Become A Lawyer in California

Becoming a lawyer takes more than attending and graduating from law school. Though a key component of the process, law school really is the preparatory stop on the way to several different exams and real-world experiences that will determine whether or not you will become a lawyer—regardless of your grades and performance in law school. The biggest and most obvious thing standing between you and […]

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October 24

Transgender Policy: Commentary

CSPP Professor Emeritus Bernardo Ferdman, Ph.D. publishes a poignant response to administration’s proposed transgender policies in the New York Times. To the Editor: The Orwellian implications of this move by the Trump administration cannot be overemphasized. It not only denies the existence and humanity of part of the population, but also ignores basic science. External genitalia are but one of many characteristics combining to comprise a […]

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October 11

National Depression Screening Day: Combating Stigma to Ensure Mental Health Care for All

Today is National Depression Screening Day, and—as an institution dedicated to advancing mental health care—we want to encourage everyone to seek help if they think they need it. This could be the first step on a journey to well-being. “National Depression Screening Day began as an effort to reach individuals across the nation with important mental health education and connect them with support services. Screening […]

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