Let’s be blunt—marijuana is a topic that is still being hotly debated as the plant gains legal status in states throughout the nation with each new election cycle. Part of this debate is its long standing as illegal, first in the 1930s, and then again when it was placed as a Schedule I drug by the Nixon administration in 1971; Schedule I drugs, “are illegal […]
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 […]
In October of 2009, the Governor of California signed a bill to license professional clinical counselors. California was the 50th state to adopt this license and the first counselors were licensed in January of 2012. The Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) regulates the LPCC license. A membership-based organization, The California Association for Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (CALPCC) officially launched in January of 2011. It was […]
[quote style=”boxed” float=”right”]the Administration is committed to making sure that anyone who may pose a danger to themselves or others does not have access to a gun. [/quote] On Friday, January 3rd 2014 the White House announced two new executive actions that will strengthen the federal background check to prevent guns from falling into the wrong hands. The regulation would clarify who would be prohibited […]
Dr. Lekeisha Sumner, Board-Certified Psychologist and Associate Professor at the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles, was a featured guest on the KJLH FRONT PAGE Mental Health Live segment November 11th and again December 9th discussing the emotional, social, and cognitive influences of financial-decision making during the holiday season.
For the sixth consecutive year, Alliant International University has been recognized as a top producer of minority graduate degrees, as published in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Magazine. Alliant International University continues to rank #1 in granting doctorate degrees in psychology to students from all minority groups combined and #7 across all disciplines among Hispanics. Alliant also ranks #2 among Hispanics in business management and […]