Argosy University

Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Phoenix Professor Named Chair of NCSPP Conference

(PHOENIX, AZ – May 28, 2013)   Louise Baca, Ph.D., Professor in the Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Phoenix has been named chair of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP) mid-winter conference.

Founded in 1976, NCSPP is an organization composed of delegates from programs and schools of professional psychology. NCSPP's goal is to advance the development of the highest quality of graduate training in professional psychology. NCSPP holds two conferences each year which serve as the gathering point for delegates from member and observer programs and schools.

In addition to her role with the Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Phoenix, Baca works with all aspects of diversity training and group psychotherapy. She teaches, consults and publishes primarily within this area with current work pertaining to the use of Native American/Latino spirituality in the healing process. She was invited to an Oxford Roundtable at Oxford University, in the spring of 2008, where she described how Indigenous perspectives could enhance world peace.

She holds a PhD and MA in Clinical/Community Psychology from Arizona State University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of New Mexico.

About Argosy University

Argosy University (, with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success.  Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law.  With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education.  The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals.  Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610, 2630. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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