San Diego Community Services & Placements

CSPP students at the San Diego campus of Alliant International University have many opportunities for valuable hands-on work experience, in all fields, under the supervision of expert training staff.

CABS FAMILY CENTER

The Family Center at the Center for Applied Behavioral Science (CABS) provides affordable counseling and psychological services to the San Diego community, including:

  • Custody evaluations
  • Couples counseling
  • Family therapy
  • Parenting groups
  • Individual therapy.

While earning your degree, you have an excellent opportunity to help San Diego residents deal effectively with such issues as parent-child and relationship conflicts, domestic violence, communication difficulties, divorce, step-family and single-parenting issues.

VIRTUAL REALITY MEDICAL CENTER

The Virtual Reality Medical Center uses virtual reality technology, combined with physiological feedback, to treat:

  • Fear of driving and fear of flying
  • Claustrophobia and agoraphobia
  • Fear of heights
  • Panic and anxiety disorders
  • Social phobia and fear of public speaking
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT SERVICES AND RESEARCH PROGRAM

Apply your learning in psychological issues for individuals and businesses as part of a team of licensed psychologists, CSPP alumni, postdoctoral fellows, and clinical psychology trainees. Among the many services provided through contracts and consultations are:

  • Psychological evaluations of children, adolescents and adults for clinical, forensic, and organizational issues
  • Egg donor screening evaluations for fertility services
  • Intensive, individualized leadership services for executives
  • Library research for attorneys
  • Test scoring services
  • Rorschach scoring and administration reviews

ORGANIZATIONAL CONSULTING CENTER (OCC)

The Organizational Consulting Center (OCC) at the San Diego campus functions as a small business unit within CSPP. We offer consulting services to businesses and organizations in the private and not for profit sectors and draw upon the expertise and interests of our faculty and students.

Most of the OCC’s client projects deal with issues of performance effectiveness and efficiency of individuals, departments, and entire organizations. Students who are selected to assist with such projects will gain hands-on experience working closely with a faculty member or one of our local consultant affiliates in performing work such as restructuring organizations, team building, culture realignment, leadership development, or coaching services. The type and number of projects vary from year to year and by campus because they depend on the initiative, creativity, personal contacts, and available time of students and faculty who enjoy these types of challenges.