TCSPP Chicago to Host 2010 IPA Convention
The Chicago School: Advocacy in the Supreme Court!
The Supreme Court of the United States will hear Snyder v. Phelps, a case in which The Chicago School of Professional Psychology joined the John Marshall Law School Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic in filing an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in support of Snyder.
TCSPP to Host International Council of Psychologists Conference
Renowned psychologists from around the world will converge in Chicago this week for compelling workshops and discourse at the 68th Annual International Council of Psychologists (ICP) Conference. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), the nation's largest nonprofit graduate school focused exclusively on psychology and related behavioral sciences, will host the conference in its role as ICP Secretariat.
The Chicago School Opens Campus in Heart of Nation's Capital
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), the nation's largest nonprofit graduate school focused exclusively on psychology and related behavioral sciences, will open its newest campus in the heart of the nation's capital this August.
Dr. James Shaw Forges Path to Address Youth Violence
Chicago School Professor Dr. James Shaw Forges Path to Address Youth Violence
Meet the Next President of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology …
Earlier this afternoon, our national search to find the next president of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology reached a conclusion. I am privileged and honored to formally announce that the Board of Trustees has named Dr. Michele Nealon-Woods as the school’s new leader and successor to President Michael Horowitz.
Commencement 2010 Updates
Francis-Thornton, Miller Elected to Head Alumni Council
Board Elects Chaifetz, Cohen as Newest Trustees
After 10 Years of Service, Dr. Michael Horowitz Announces his Transition
A Message from President Horowitz
Academics and Staff set Continuous Goals for Improving Quality
TCS SoCal Academic Dean Accepts Invitations to Serve on Three Boards
Dr. Marty Harris, Academic Dean, Southern California Campuses, has been appointed to serve on the Initial Review Board of the American Psychological Association’s Minority Fellowship Program (APA-MFP).
Peru Students Visit Chicago Campus
L.A. Faculty Member Connects with Community at a Local Gathering
Faculty member spearheading TCSPP’s Latino Mental Health Initiative in Southern California is also taking steps to build community relationships that will benefit students as they carry out community service work throughout the region.
First Recipients of President’s Awards for SoCal Announced
In a special ceremony before staff and faculty at the downtown Los Angeles Campus, Dr. Debra Warner and Dr. Rachel Findel-Pyles received the first two President’s Awards for Academic Leadership in Southern California
TCS Volunteers Participate in MLK Day of Service
Shyma El Sayed, a TCS student, helped kids write their names in hieroglyphics, giving them a glimpse of Egyptian culture.
Federal Funding Brings Mental Health Services to Chicago’s South Side
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and the Community Mental Health Council, Inc. to Provide Additional Treatment to At-Risk Populations
Adjunct Professor Appears on The Biggest Loser
As a contestant this fall on the hit NBC series, The Biggest Loser, adjunct professor Shay Sorrells inspired millions around the world with her drive, determination, and positive spirit
ABA Experts to Converge at Conference Sponsored by LA Campus and CCBS
"Applied Behavior Analysis: Evidence Based Solutions for Helping People,” a one-day conference hosted by the L.A. Campus
Professor’s Passion for Reading and Literacy Honored
Professor’s Passion for Reading and Literacy Honored with Naming of Nancy Davis Collection at Garfield Park Preparatory Academy Library
Forensic Center Town Hall Meeting on Youth Violence
More than 100 City High School Students and Community Leaders Visit Chicago Campus for Forensic Center Town Hall Meeting on Youth Violence
Three Staff Members Won TCS’ Inaugural President’s Vision Award
True to the Core, How Three Staff Members Won TCS’ Inaugural President’s Vision Award
TCS Forensic Center Hosts S.O.S Program Town Hall Meeting
The Chicago School Forensic Center Hosts Save Our School Children (S.O.S.) Program Town Hall Meeting.
US Leading Child Welfare Advocates Visit TCS to Discuss Rights of the Child
Two of the Nation’s Leading Child Welfare Advocates Visit TCS to Lead Discussion Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child.
TCS 30th Anniversary Panel Brings Presidents Together, Past and Present
October was history month for The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
A New Kind of School for Garfield Park
It was clearly a family affair. As dozens of moms and dads, aunts and uncles, and grandparents stood proudly by, 120 children found nametags and desks and settled into freshly painted classrooms.
L.A. Campus Joins City Attorneys Office HALO Project to Help the Homeless
A dozen Los Angeles Campus students shared a calling this summer to help L.A.’s homeless population.
Center on Halsted to Benefit from MACC Student's Schweitzer Fellowship
The opportunity to combine his passions of art and psychology in a project that will benefit a population about which he cares deeply—GLBT elders—is almost a dream come true for Clinical Counseling student Gregg (Cal) Calvird. But it is a vision that he will soon transform into reality.
Croatia Added to International Partners List
The Chicago School’s focus on global outreach expanded last month when the University of Zagreb and the Croatian Institute for Brain Research became the school’s most recent international partners. The three-year agreement will provide for student and faculty exchanges, joint conference participation, collaborative student research projects, and the development of a certificate program.
I/O Students Board CTA Buses to Learn How Riders and Drivers Really Feel
Thanks to a group of students in theBusiness Psychology Department, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) haslearned a thing or two about how their bus drivers feel about theirjobs. Better yet, CTA plans to use the information to improve employeesatisfaction and—ultimately—the transit experience for riders.
ABA Thesis Defense Held June 4
The ABA Department held their annual thesis defense day June 4 in Chicago.
Intl Office Wraps Academic Year with Tour Stops to Puerto Rico and Thailand
Thailand and Puerto Rico are the latest two luggage stamps added to The Chicago School’s growing list of international destinations visited by students, faculty, and staff in the 2008-2009 academic year.
SoCal I/O Students Go ConCISE with New Consulting Center
During the summer internship period, TCS-SoCal I/O students will be partnering with organizations to perform organizational culture assessments, develop employee selection processes, conduct job analysis, and develop stress management and conflict resolution training programs.
Community Members Turn Out at NAMI Rally in the Loop
Members of The Chicago School community united on May 5 for an outdoor rally at the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago to lend their voices for more mental health funding in Illinois.
Forensic Psychology Students Take Top Honors at MHCC
Two Forensic Psychology students took top honors at the Mental Health in Corrections Consortium (MHCC) 2009 Symposium, held April 28 and 29 in Kansas City, Mo., making this the second consecutive year that Chicago School students have been recognized for outstanding poster presentations.
CIS Brings a Glimpse of Japan to Hyde Park Children
The seemingly indecipherable characters of the written Japanese language came to life for 30 inner-city children last month as Chicago School student Kayoko Hayashi taught them what their names look like in her native language.
L.A. Campus Student Wins FMHAC Scholarship
Jessica Karabinus of the L.A. Campus was one of three students recognized this year with a $1,000 scholarship from the Forensic Mental Health Association of California (FMHAC).
Mideast Trip Offers Insight into the Psychological Toll of Ongoing Conflict
It was “the wall”—the barrier that separates Israel and the West Bank—that made the biggest impact on Forensic Psychology student Yasmeen Musa during her December visit to the Middle East.
TCS Makes President's Community Service Honor Roll for Second Year
For the second straight year, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts to the community.
Book of the Year Programs Connect Community to Hmong Culture
Now that Anne Fadiman’s The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, The Chicago School’s current Book of the Year, has become a popular read among students, faculty and staff, a number of programs are underway to further connect TCS to the book’s profiled people, the Hmong.
Student Health and Wellness Team Announces New Self-Development Programming
Do you want to learn to sing? Help someone else learn to read? Practice yoga or meditation? Take better care of yourself? Improve your financial health? Get involved with professional organizations?
TCS Alum Named CGI Counseling Center Director
Dr. Melodie Schaefer, a Chicago School-educated clinical psychologist with three decades of experience in mental health and in the California professional psychology arena, has been named director of the California Graduate Institute (CGI) Counseling Centers.
Sri Lanka Project a Transformative Experience for TCS Students and Faculty
Over the past four years, TCS Adjunct Professor Mike McNulty has spentmore than 300 hours by air and another 125 hours on the ground trekkingback and forth to Sri Lanka, a small island nation still wrestling withthe effects of the catastrophic tsunami that struck southern Asia in2004, not to mention an ongoing civil war. When he returned for hiseighth visit this past December to continue his work directing the SriLanka Project, with him were four Chicago School students and twofellow faculty members.
Chicago Community Turns Out for Forensic Center Dedication
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is poised to further connect its psychology services to the legal sector and community agencies that interface with the court system thanks to its new Forensic Center, which was formally dedicated at a Merchandise Mart event on January 30.
Chicago Campus Welcomes Five Fudan University Students
Five psychology students Shanghai, China, visited the Chicago Campus inJanuary, the latest in a series of exchange programs with FudanUniversity.
First Petra Reim Scholarship Awarded
A Clinical Psychology doctoral student with a passion for social justice issues has become the first recipient of a scholarship fund established earlier this year to memorialize the life of Petra Reim, a Clinical Psy.D. student who died unexpectedly in February 2008.
Mart Phase II Project Nears Completion, Slated to Open in January
The moving van is once again parked at The Chicago School’s 325 N.Wells Street building, this time to transport one academic department and three centers across the street to 30,270 usable square feet of newspace in the Merchandise Mart.
ISPA Plants Roots at The Chicago School
The Chicago School took another step toward greater internationalization this semester as the Chicago Campus opened its doors to the International School Psychology Association’s (ISPA) central office.
Playwright and Director Luis Valdez Discusses “The Power of Zero”
“The future belongs to those who can imagine it.” With this sentence celebrated playwright, theater director, and filmmaker Luis Valdez concluded his provocative talk titled “The Power of Zero,” the second event in The Chicago School’s ongoing “Starting from Scratch: The Psychology of Beginning” lecture series.
Students and Faculty Attend National Latino Psychological Association Event
A collection of eight Chicago School faculty and students traveled to Costa Mesa, Calif., in November to attend the biannual National Latino Psychological Association (NLPA) conference. The theme for the November 14–17 forum was “La Cultura Cura: Healing Traditions and Models of Care with Latina/o Families & Communities.”
The Chicago School Unites with CGI, Expands Number of Southern Cal Campuses
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCS) formally announced today a merger with the California Graduate Institute (CGI). As a result of the affiliation, The Chicago School’s physical presence in Southern California surges from one campus, in downtown Los Angeles, to three with the addition of CGI’s locations in Westwood and Irvine, Calif.
Students Recognized at IPA Convention
Students working with Community Partnerships won two awards for superior poster presentations at the Illinois Psychological Association Convention on November 7 in Skokie, Ill.