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Chicago Campus Holds Student Research Day
Chicago Campus Holds Student Research Day

 

The Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago recently held its annual Student Research Day. The event promotes research on campus and provides the opportunity for students and faculty across all departments and disciplines to exchange ideas.

 

Eleven projects were chosen as winners—and received awards of $150 to continue building upon the projects via conferences or publishing opportunities. Prospective students were also in attendance to see the many offerings and talents available within the school.

 

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Illinois Psychology Students, Alumni, and Faculty Present at IPA Annual Convention
Illinois Psychology Students, Alumni, and Faculty Present at IPA Annual Convention

Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago recently participated in the Illinois Psychological Association (IPA) annual convention. Current students, faculty, and alumni presented poster and programs.

This year’s convention had the theme of “Trauma: Helping our Clients, our Communities and Ourselves.”

Current students Joey Babione and Rebecca Garza, along with Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Schaumburg student Bethany Rosner presented posters. Garza and Rosner won the award “outstanding poster presentation” for “EMDR and Vicarious Trauma: Our Clients and Ourselves.” EMDR stands for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.

Dr. Susan Zoline, co-chair of the IPA ethics committee, chaired a panel that included members of the ethics committee and mental health attorney Scott Hammer. Dr. Zoline also presented a panel with students Michael Jones and Hayat Nadar titled “Unrecognized Trauma: Micro-Aggressions in Clinical Supervision and Psychotherapy.”

Faculty member Dr. Jenine Chiles, director of the Argosy University Psychological Services Center and director of the Lake Michigan Internship Consortium, presented a paper with alumni Dr. Manisha Dayal, Dr. Ed Fajardo and Dr. Chia-Lun Chung, titled “The Impact of Trauma on Four Distinct Populations.”

All students and alumni earned, or are working toward, a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology.

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Dr. Usha Tummala-Narra to speak at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago
Dr. Usha Tummala-Narra to speak at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago

On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, from 4:30-6:00pm, students at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago, students will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Usha Tummala-Narra, author of Psychoanalytic Theory and Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy.

Tummala-Narra, will talk about psychoanalytic treatment and cultural competence and will share her own clinical experiences.

Pratyusha Tummala-Narra, Ph.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology at Boston College and the director of the Masters in Mental Health Counseling Program at Boston College.  She is also in independent practice in Cambridge, MA. Her publications focus on the topics of immigration, trauma, cultural competence and psychoanalytic psychotherapy.  She has served as the chair of the Multicultural Concerns Committee for Division 39 (Psychoanalysis), as a member of the Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) in the American Psychological Association, and as a member of the APA Presidential Task Force on Immigration. She served as Member-at-Large in the Board of Directors in Division 39.  She is a member of the APA Task Force on Re-envisioning the Multicultural Guidelines for the 21st Century.  Dr. Tummala-Nara, among other honors, has received the “Shining Star Award” conferred by the American Psychological Association at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit. She is the author of Psychoanalytic Theory and Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy, published by APA Books in January 2016.

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Professor named president-elect of the Association of Chicagoland Externship and Practicum Training
Professor named president-elect of the Association of Chicagoland Externship and Practicum Training

Christopher Recter, Ph.D. has been named president-elect of the Association of Chicagoland Externship and Practicum Training.

Rector is an assistant professor, associate director of training and clinical psychology faculty member at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago (ISPP, Chicago).

Dr. Rector received his doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Rector also earned an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, and he has extensive experience working in community mental health and hospital settings in a variety of capacities. Dr. Rector's clinical areas of interest include trauma, crisis, domestic violence, bereavement/loss, and training/supervision. He is currently an active clinical researcher in the area of differences in psychiatric inpatient hospitalization admission standards between health care provider groups.

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Upcoming Events

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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“DIVERSITY AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY” WEBINAR

WHAT: WEBINAR

WHEN: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017 | 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM CST

ACCESS: PLEASE JOIN THE MEETING FROM YOUR COMPUTER, TABLET OR SMARTPHONE.

https://argosyuniversity.zoom.us/J/578970749

YOU CAN ALSO DIAL IN USING YOUR PHONE.

US (TOLL FREE): 1.669.900.6833

ACCESS CODE: 578 970 749

Please join Dr. Scott Pytluk and Dr. Rahul Sharma for this presentation being offered via video conferencing through Go To Meeting. The event will start at 12:15 PM CST on Tuesday, November 7th and will be approximately 1 hour. You are encouraged to participate and to share your webcam.

As a clinician, it is important to “walk the walk” in terms of cultural competence in clinical practice and teaching. General themes of this panel will include finding a balance of lighting a fire under ourselves (as individual students/faculty/professionals), our institution, and our field. We will also discuss creating necessary spaces for difficult dialogues, supporting ourselves and each other, and affirming that our field holds essential keys to addressing the complexity of cultural competence. Students will be encouraged, but not required, to participate.

Scott Pytluk, PhD, ABPP is a Professor at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago (ISPP).

Rahul Sharma, PsyD, is an Assistant Professor and the coordinator of the Diversity concentration at ISPP.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Tina Spears, Ed.D., Director of Clinical Admissions
Phone: 312.777.7612 | Email: tspears@argosy.edu

To request accommodations for this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 800.626.4123.

ISPP, Chicago 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.

ILLINOIS SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AT ARGOSY UNIVERSITY | CHICAGO
225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300 | Chicago, IL 60601
312.777.7600 | 800.626.4123 | ISPPChicago.com

*The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago 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, http://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, Chicago, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601. © 2017 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu. | AU-101713

See ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/568 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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2017 STUDENT RESEARCH DAY

2017 STUDENT RESEARCH DAY

WHAT: INFORMATION SESSION EVENT IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

WHEN: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017 | 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

WHERE: ILLINOIS SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AT ARGOSY UNIVERSITY | CHICAGO (ISPP, CHICAGO)

EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE ROOM

225 NORTH MICHIGAN AVENUE, SUITE 1300, CHICAGO, IL 60601

The 2017 Student Research Day is an event that promotes research on our campus and provides an opportunity for students and faculty from various departments and disciplines to exchange ideas. Please join Associate Professor and Program Dean of the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago, Dr. Annemarie Slobig, and Director of Admissions, Dr. Tina Spears, for this informative event. The presenters will host a meet and greet from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM. Students will then attend Research Day from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM. A full spectrum of research topics including quantitative, qualitative, theory, program development, and case presentation studies will be presented.

Refreshments will be served

RSVP REQUIRED. TO RSVP, EMAIL TINA SPEARS TSPEARS@ARGOSY.EDU

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Tina Spears, Ed.D., Director of Clinical Admissions

Phone: 312.777.7612 | Email: tspears@argosy.edu

To request accommodations for this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 800.626.4123.

ISPP, Chicago 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.

ILLINOIS SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AT

ARGOSY UNIVERSITY | CHICAGO

225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300 | Chicago, IL 60601

312.777.7600 | 800.626.4123 | ISPPChicago.com

*The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago 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, http://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, Chicago, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601. © 2017 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu. | AU-101716

See ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/568 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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Program Dean to Speak at University of Wisconsin, Madison

Dr. Annemarie Slobig, program dean at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago, will present on a panel at the University of Wisconsin, Madison on Friday, September 29. The panel will discuss careers in mental health. University of Wisconsin, Madison students can attend to find out about different graduate school/career options to consider. Students will be able to ask individual questions, will receive information on what it's like to study in a graduate program and will learn what psychology professionals do with advanced degrees. For more information, visit

https://psych.wisc.edu/859.htm.

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