California School of Professional Psychology

Dec
05

PsycCRITIQUES Blog: If the Vast Majority of Men Are Not Really Promiscuous, Should We Devote Time to Challenging the Stereotype?

If the Vast Majority of Men Are Not Really Promiscuous, Should We Devote Time to Challenging the Stereotype? Gary R. Brooks reviewed Andrew P. Smiler’s book Challenging Casanova: Beyond the Stereotype of the Promiscuous Young Male. Brooks states, Drawing from his own research and extensive federal government research, Smiler contends that there is an enormous misunderstanding of young men’s sexual attitudes and behavior. He writes, The Casanova […]

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Dec
04

Diversity at Work: The Practice of Inclusion (J-B SIOP Professional Practice Series)

Congratulations Professor Bernardo M. Ferdman, PhD, CSPP Organizational Psychology Program on his newly published book: Diversity at Work: The Practice of Inclusion! Diversity at Work: The Practice of Inclusion (Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2014) has just been published as the newest volume in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology‘s Professional Practice Series. This new and unique work, edited by Bernardo M. Ferdman and Barbara Deane and incorporating 23 chapters by 34 authors, provides […]

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Dec
03

Medicare boosts payment for most psychology codes in 2014

Colleagues, this is excellent news for us as we move into the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. As you know, the health care exchanges rely heavily on increased participation in Medicaid. This will be of benefit to those who work with Medicaid populations. I need not remind you that these actions do not happen without significant advocacy – your involvement in this process is […]

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Nov
28

PsycCRITIQUES Blog: Of Monsters and Men

Of Monsters and Men In their review of Monstrous Crimes and the Failure of Forensic Psychiatry by John Douard and Pamela Schultz, Juanita Baker and Vanessa Edkins write, The authors mention that it is only 1 percent of sex offenders who are very dangerous, but they are driving society’s fear that has led to all sex offenders being labeled monsters, and to all of them being inhumanely and unjustly treated not […]

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Nov
26

CSPP San Francisco Alumni Updates, Events and Campus News

CSPP Alumni Class Notes Winter 2013 Updates Dr. Barbara Hutchinson (CSPP-SF, Clinical PsyD, ’11) shares, “I’m currently working as a clinical psychologist specializing in sleep medicine/psychology at Carilion Clinic, a not-for-profit health care organization based out of Virginia. I am the first mental provider to be brought into a comprehensive multidisciplinary team leading the way to promote healthy sleep.” Fall 2013 Updates Dr. Rut Gubkin (CSPP-Alameda, Clinical […]

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Nov
26

CSPP San Diego Alumni Updates, Events and Campus News

CSPP Alumni Class Notes Winter 2013 Updates Alumna Nicole Levin (CFT MA,’13) is hosting the CFT alumni group meeting December 11, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. on the San Diego Campus (library room 209). The CFT Alumni Group is a once a month, alumni-lead, networking event for Alliant’s CFT Alumni living in San Diego. It is an excellent way for alumni to stay connected with each other and […]

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Nov
26

CSPP Sacramento Alumni Updates, Events and Campus News

Campus News and Events CSPP Alumna and Current Sacramento Valley Psychological Association Dr. Amy Ahfeld (CSPP-San Diego, Clinical PsyD ’09) invites you to the SVPA holiday party December 7 at 6:30pm in the Sacramento area.  Click here for complete information. CSPP-Sacramento alumni (Clinical and MFT/CFT)are invited to join the new CSPP-Sacramento alumni group on LinkedIn. Our Infant Preschooler Mental Health (IPMH) Graduate Certificate program is now offering classes on the Sacramento […]

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Nov
26

CSPP Los Angeles Alumni Updates, Events and Campus News

CSPP Alumni Class Notes Winter 2013 Updates Dr. Jeffrey Leichter (CSPP-LA, Clinical PhD, ’87) shares, “In 2010 I was appointed by then governor Tim Pawlenty to the Minnesota Board of Psychology. In 2013 I was appointed Chair of the Board and currently, in conjunction with the Executive Director, oversee the licensure and practice of 4000 psychologists in Minnesota.” Fall 2013 Updates Dr. Rahimeh Andalibian (CSPP-LA, Clinical PsyD […]

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Nov
25

Dean’s Message: Happy Thanksgiving and Chad Chanukah Sameach!

Colleagues: Anticipating that many of you will be traveling over the Thanksgiving break, I’m going to send out my Thanksgiving message a little early this year. I extend to all of you best wishes for our uniquely American holiday of Thanksgiving, celebrated on our domestic campuses this coming Thursday the 28th. This year, Thanksgiving is contemporaneous with the Jewish Festival of Lights, Hannukah, which begins […]

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