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Argosy University and Best Buy Announce Partnership to Advance Education and Training for Best Buy Employees
Argosy University and Best Buy Announce Partnership to Advance Education and Training for Best Buy Employees

ORANGE, CALIF. (May 15, 2018) — Argosy University has partnered with Best Buy to offer its employees more ways to advance their education.

All full- and part-time Best Buy employees, regardless of how many hours they work and including seasonal employees, can receive a 20 percent savings on the tuition rate when they attend one of the programs offered at Argosy University. The partnership tuition rate will apply to eligible students who are employees of Best Buy and who apply to, are accepted to, and attend one of the undergraduate or graduate degree programs at Argosy University after January 1, 2018. Employees who are already enrolled at Argosy University are also eligible on classes moving forward. Additionally, Best Buy offers tuition assistance for employees who pursue higher education.

Argosy University (www.argosy.edu), with 26 campus locations in 13 states and online, is a private, nonprofit academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students through its eight colleges: College of Clinical Psychology, College of Counseling, Psychology and Social Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education, College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design and Western State College of Law at Argosy University.

Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in the areas of psychology, behavioral sciences, business, computer animation, counseling, and education.

“Argosy University is committed to advancing the education and training of today’s workforce,” said Argosy University Chancellor Dr. Cynthia Baum. “We are pleased to partner with Best Buy to make advancing education for their employees more affordable.”

About Argosy University 

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Administrative office: Argosy University, 601 S. Lewis Street, Orange, CA 92868 © 2018 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu.   

 

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Atlanta PsyD Student Genvieve Livingston Published in The National Psychologist
Atlanta PsyD Student Genvieve Livingston Published in The National Psychologist

Genvieve Livingston, who is working toward a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology at the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Atlanta was chosen to write a column in The National Psychologist newspaper.

 

Livingston was selected after learning of the opportunity from her clinical psychology professor, Lori R. Muskat. The newspaper’s managing editor contacted the school, asking if there were any students interested in writing for the publication’s Student Voices column. The article needed to be 400 words in length, non-clinical in nature, and not research oriented.

 

Livingston responded to the request for proposals by submitting a personal story focused on the transition from military to student life. “I once felt displaced without the structure and the bonds of Army life,” Livingston wrote. “I never lost my military past, but rather gained a new sense of community through the process of graduate school.”

 

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Specializes in Assessment and Intervention with Young Children
Specializes in Assessment and Intervention with Young Children

Jennifer Stapel
1998, Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Georgia School of Professional Psychology*
Associate Professor at Emory University

“After considering several programs, I felt the Georgia School of Professional Psychology and a Doctor of Psychology degree would best suit my career goals.”

Dr. Jennifer Stapel has always loved children—especially infants and toddlers. This passion drove her to pursue a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology degree. She began her career path during an internship at Miami Children’s Hospital, where she focused on pediatric behavioral medicine and neurodevelopmental disabilities. “I then sought and completed a competitive postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology and neurodevelopmental disabilities at the Marcus Center/Emory University postdoctoral fellowship program. My early career focused on teaching, training, and clinical work with children with developmental disabilities. I conducted neuropsychological assessment, infant and toddler assessment and intervention, and [served as a] pediatric consultation liaison,” said Stapel.

Today, she’s an associate professor in the Division of Autism and Related Disorders within the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine, as well as the director of the Infant Toddler Community Outreach Core at the Marcus Autism Center. Stapel earned a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology (now the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University) in 1998. She chose the school because of its programs and alignment with her professional aspirations.

The first five years of her career as a psychologist were spent working as a full-time clinician and program director at the Marcus Center, while also teaching as an adjunct professor at the Georgia School of Professional Psychology and training as an instructor and assistant professor at Emory University School of Medicine. “I then accepted a position as a full time assistant professor at the Georgia School of Professional Psychology and maintained a clinical practice at the Marcus Center assessing infants and toddlers. I spent seven years teaching and was promoted to [the position of associate professor],” said Stapel.

During this time, Dr. Stapel continued her part time clinical work and established a private practice focused on neurodevelopmental assessment. She participated in departmental and institutional committees and served on committees and the board of directors for the Georgia Psychological Association—including positions as president elect, president and past president.

Her specialization is in assessment and intervention with young children, neurodevelopmental disorders, and consultation/liaison in multiple systems of care. Stapel’s current research focus is as an investigator on a National Institutes of Health Autism Center of Excellence/National Institute of Mental Health study on “Mobilizing Community Systems.” She’s also served as the principal investigator on several community-based grants that address early screening and intervention of infants and toddlers at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders.

Stapel is currently leading several outreach efforts to build a community-viable healthcare system for infants and toddlers. She is the principal investigator and one of the key leaders behind a prevention and public health effort for all children called “Talk With Me Baby.”

She’s contributed to numerous publications and her recent honors include earning the Georgia Psychological Association’s 2014 Innovations in Teaching Award and the Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine 2015 Richard W. Morrell Community Commitment Award.

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Argosy University, Atlanta, 980 Hammond Drive, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30328. ©2016 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu

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* Now the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University

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Provides Individual and Group Psychotherapy to Diverse Veteran Populations
Provides Individual and Group Psychotherapy to Diverse Veteran Populations

Tanja Ketisch
2014, Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University
Clinical Psychologist at Atlanta VA Medical Center

“[The school’s] generalist program provides training in all competencies of the profession. [During my] internship, my supervisors noted my well-rounded abilities and in-depth skills.”

Provides Individual and Group Psychotherapy to Diverse Veteran Populations

Dr. Tanja Ketisch took a non-traditional path to a psychology career. She worked as a clinical laboratory scientist for 13 years before going back to school to study psychology. Ketisch earned a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in 2014.

Ketisch is a United States Air Force Reserve veteran with 14 years of service. During her time in the military, she received two Air Force Commendation Medals, an Air Force Achievement Medal, a National Defense Service Medal, a Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, an Air Force Longevity Service Medal and two Armed Forces Reserve Medals.

Her military service led to a position at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, where she works as a clinical psychologist. “[I deliver] evidenced-based individual and group psychotherapy to diverse veteran populations, conduct psychosocial assessments and complete intake assessment reports,” she said. Ketisch also completes Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) assessments using the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale. Her work also involves conducting suicide risk assessments and providing crisis intervention. She works closely with her Veterans to develop individualized, strength-based recovery and treatment plans in order to offer them the best care.

Ketisch chose to attend Argosy University, Atlanta because she sought a career focused on human interaction. “I was looking for a new career where I could still help others and experience a more direct interaction with patients,” she stated. “That is why I decided to pursue a degree in psychology. I chose Argosy University because of the practitioner-scholar model of training and because I wanted a more practical approach to learning the profession.”

She appreciated the wide range of therapeutic approaches and assessment courses available at Argosy University. “I feel that the generalist program provides training in all competencies of the profession,” she added. “[During my] internship, my supervisors noted my well-rounded abilities and in-depth skills.”

She’s proud to have published an article and two book reviews in the American Journal of Family Therapy. Ketisch is also a member of the American Psychological Association.

Ketisch added that the faculty of Argosy University were helpful and professional experts who made themselves available outside of the classroom to assist students. She adds that current students should draw on their strengths and not be afraid to ask for help. “Having a strong support network both in and out of the school environment is imperative,” she said. “Working together as a team throughout schooling was crucial.”

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Argosy University, Atlanta, 980 Hammond Drive, 100, Atlanta, GA 30328. ©2017 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu

See ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/577 for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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Upcoming Events

Please join us for a networking event at the Southeastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting

The Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University is sponsoring Coffee & Dessert on Wednesday, March 7th, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM in the Great Room off the Courtyard.

 

GSPP Poster Presentations at Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) Annual Meeting

Thursday, March 8, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:20 PM Toward a Model of Best Practices in Cognitive Assessment Training

#39 Jenée Justice, Aholibama Ruiz & Lori R. Muskat

 

12:30 PM – 1:50 PM Patterns of Graduate Student Errors on the WAIS-IV and WISC-V: Implications

#30 for Fostering Proficiency

Charlotte Bayer, Jessica Walker & Lori R. Muskat

 

2:00 PM – 3:20 PM Teaching Biopsychosocial Case Formulation: A Cognitive Behavioral,

#15 Culturally Informed Model

Rebecca Jones & Genvieve Livingston

 

2:00 PM – 3:20 PM Engaging Trainees Matters: What Graduate Students Can Teach Us About

#16 Cognitive Assessment Training

Aholibama Ruiz, Jenée Justice & Lori R. Muskat

 

2:00 PM – 3:20 PM Mastering Competencies vs. Learning a Complex Skill: What Cognitive

#17 Assessment Training Can Learn from Other Disciplines

Jessica Walker, Charlotte Bayer & Lori R. Muskat

 

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Argosy University, Atlanta,

 

980 Hammond Drive, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30328. © 2018 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu  | AU-021835

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Argosy University 2018 Career Services Webinar Schedule

Please note that dates/times are subject to change. The Career Services Department was created to assist students and alumni with finding field-related employment.

Career Services and Argosy University do not guarantee employment or any particular level of compensation following graduation. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Administrative office: Argosy University, 333 City Boulevard West, Suite 1810, Orange, CA 92868 © 2017 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu.

Friday, January 5
How to Effectively Job Search
1 PM EST
Visit: http://bit.ly/2AAvPH0


Wednesday, February 14
Finding Jobs in Academia
4 PM EST
Visit: http://bit.ly/2mdSvKl


Wednesday, March 7
Planning Your Career
5 PM EST
Visit: http://bit.ly/2yPQwSe


Thursday, April 5
How to Become an Effective Leader
3 PM EST

Visit: http://bit.ly/2hshLuC


Monday, May 7
How to Write an Effective Resume
5:30 PM EST
Visit: http://bit.ly/2AstqgO


Wednesday, June 6
Using Social Media in your Job Search
6 PM EST
Visit: http://bit.ly/2jfliNj


Tuesday, July 10
Careers in Psychology
2:30 PM EST
Visit: http://bit.ly/2zMJFcf


Thursday, August 9
How to Land an Internship
12 PM EST
Visit: http://bit.ly/2zumQd6


Wednesday, September 19
Interviewing
4 PM EST
Visit: http://bit.ly/2yQEata


Monday, October 8
How to Write an Effective Cover Letter
4 PM EST
Visit: http://bit.ly/2yQUN7T


Thursday, November 8
Networking for Success
1 PM EST
Visit: http://bit.ly/2hpI5Wp


Tuesday, December 4
Introduction to Career Services
12 PM EST

Visit: http://bit.ly/2AYyo8W

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APPLYING TO GRADUATE SCHOOL IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY: TIPS FOR APPLICANTS IN THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF U.S. HEALTHCARE

APPLYING TO GRADUATE SCHOOL IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY: TIPS FOR APPLICANTS IN THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF U.S. HEALTHCARE

WHAT: OPEN HOUSE EVENT IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2017 | 12:30 PM

WHERE: GEORGIA SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (GSPP) AT ARGOSY UNIVERSITY
980 HAMMOND DRIVE, SUITE 100 | ATLANTA, GA 30328

PRESENTER: DR. LORI R. MUSKAT

Please join us at the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University for this informative session titled, “Applying to Graduate School in Clinical Psychology: Tips for Applicants in the Changing Landscape of U.S. Healthcare”. The session will be presented by Dr. Lori R. Muskat who will be joined by other GSPP faculty members.

Dr. Lori R. Muskat earned a PhD at the University of Pennsylvania and completed an APA-approved internship at Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine of New York University Medical Center, with an emphasis in neuropsychology. Prior to joining the faculty of the Georgia School of Professional Psychology, at Argosy University, Dr. Muskat provided clinical training and direct service at the Regents’ Center for Learning Disorders of the University of Georgia. She also served as the Associate Director of Eagle Hill Diagnostic Clinic, located in Greenwich, CT. Dr. Muskat teaches Cognitive Assessment, Child and Adolescent Assessment, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Populations, Diagnostic Seminar, and Advanced Seminar in Psychotherapy. Her areas of expertise include: neuropsychological assessment; differential diagnosis of learning disabilities, developmental disabilities and psychiatric conditions; psychotherapy; higher education disability consulting; working with diverse populations; and diversity training.

Refreshments will be served

TO REGISTER FOR THIS INFORMATION SESSION, CONTACT:

Jennifer Butner, Director of Clinical Admissions
Phone: 770.407.1008 | Email: jbutner@argosy.edu

To request accommodations for this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 888.671.4777.

GSPP, Atlanta offers an APA accredited Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology* (PsyD) and is committed to offering opportunities for traditional and non-traditional students of diverse backgrounds and training.

*The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program at the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002. Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org / Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation.

Argosy University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, www.wscuc.org). Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Argosy University, Atlanta, 980 Hammond Drive, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30328. © 2017 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu | AU-101720

See ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/577 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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OPEN HOUSE EVENT IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY - GEORGIA SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

PERSPECTIVES ON THE PsyD AND PhD IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
WHAT: OPEN HOUSE EVENT IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 | 12:30 PM
WHERE: GEORGIA SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (GSPP) AT ARGOSY UNIVERSITY


980 HAMMOND DRIVE, SUITE 100 | ATLANTA, GA 30328
PRESENTER: DR. TIMOTHY BROWN, PROGRAM DEAN


Please join us to gain perspective on the differences between the PhD and PsyD in clinical psychology and how GSPP is preparing its students for careers in behavioral health care. Refreshments will be served.

TO REGISTER FOR THIS INFORMATION SESSION, CONTACT:
Jennifer Butner, Director of Clinical Admissions
Phone: 770.407.1008 | Email: jbutner@argosy.edu


To request accommodations for this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 888.671.4777.

GSPP offers an APA accredited Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology* (PsyD) and is committed to offering opportunities for traditional and non-traditional students of diverse backgrounds and training.


GEORGIA SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
AT ARGOSY UNIVERSITY
980 Hammond Drive, Suite 100 | Atlanta, GA 30328
770.671.1200 | 888.671.4777 | GSPPAtlanta.com


*The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program at the Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002. Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org / Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation. Argosy University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, www.wscuc.org). Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Argosy University, Atlanta, 980 Hammond Drive, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30328. © 2017 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu | AU-051704


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Media Contact: 888-597-7665 | newsroom@dcedh.org