Steven Bucky

Steven Bucky | Director of Professional Training

  • California School of Professional Psychology

  • Clinical Psychology (PsyD)
  • San Diego Campus

Research Interests

Childhood psychopathology; chemical dependency; alcoholic family; children of alcoholics; forensic psychology; ethics; sports psychology.

Biography

Steven Bucky, PhD, is a Founder, Distinguished Professor, and Director of Professional Training at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University-San Diego. He is also the Chair of the Ethics Committee, has served as Chair of the AIU Faculty Senate, Executive Director of the Addictions Institute, and the Interim Systemwide Dean as well.

Dr. Bucky was on California Psychological Association's ("CPA") Board of Directors from 1996 to 2000, on CPA's Ethics Committee from 1990 to 1997 and 2012 to Present, and President of CPA in 1997. Dr. Bucky has published more than 60 papers, presented at major conventions and has edited three books. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the California Psychological Association, and of the San Diego Psychological Association.

Dr. Bucky also maintains a private practice that focuses on children, adolescents, families, substance abuse, forensics, and the assessment and treatment of professional and college athletes.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

Courses

  • Practicum and Internship
  • Advanced Ethics
  • Proposal Development, Dissertation Research

Honors

  • California Psychological Association - Distinguished Service Award
  • California Psychological Association - Silver Psi Award - for the outstanding contribution to the California Psychological Association

Publications

2007

Ethical and Legal Issues for Mental Health Professionals: Volume II. In Forensic Settings. Haworth Press, New York. Expected date of publication, 2007.

2006

Bucky, S.F. The Mental Health Professional and the Practice of Sports Psychology. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma. Expected date of publication 2006.

2006

Rosing, H., Bucky, S.F., Bermudez, G., Daly, J. Ethical and Legal Issues for Supervisors. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma. Expected date of publication Summer, 2006.

2006

Bucky, S.F. Informed Consent: A Brief Attempt to Clarify Some of the Ambiguities. Psychotherapy Bulletin. Expected date of publication Fall, 2006.

2005

Ethical and Legal Issues for Mental Health Professionals: Volume I. A Comprehensive Handbook of Principles and Standards. Haworth Press, New York. August 2005.

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