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Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CA

The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) doctoral program trains students to affect socially significant behavioral changes in individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, and traumatic brain injury. Students at the L.A. Campus have the unique opportunity to train caregivers, who teach individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities to use ABA techniques through the campus' TEACH Center.

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Ph.D. in Business Psychology, Consulting Track: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CA

Representing one of the fastest-growing applications of professional psychology, business psychologists work with organizations to leverage the impact that an understanding of human behavior can have on overall organizational effectiveness. Graduates of the Chicago School’s Consulting Track within the Business Psychology doctoral program learn to apply the principles of business psychology in consulting environments, helping to improve individual, group, and organizational functioning in a variety of settings.

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Ph.D. in Business Psychology, I/O Track: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CA

The Industrial and Organizational track within the Business Ph.D. program prepares graduates to assume high-level responsibilities in today's global and multicultural business environment. Students enrolled in Business Psychology, I/O track will gain a strong foundation in psychology principles that enhance business acumen to provide effective business solutions. The program culminates with a dissertation helping to prepare students to become active scholar practitioners.

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Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CATCS-OPP:Irvine, CA

In an increasingly global environment, today’s organizations are looking for value-based, visionary leadership. The Chicago School’s doctoral program in Organizational Leadership is ideal for experienced managers seeking to further their careers by creating leadership models that fulfill organizational needs and objectives. The program prepares leaders of tomorrow with coursework in human diversity and ethics, research strategies, strategic change management, teambuilding, organizational interventions, interpersonal dynamics, leadership methodologies, and a range of electives to support each student’s individual career goals.

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Psy.D. in Applied Clinical Psychology: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CATCS-OPP:Irvine, CATCS-OPP:Westwood, CA

The Chicago School's Applied Clinical Psychology doctoral program is recognized for its culturally competent training and offers students a multitude of opportunities to utilize their education in real-world settings. Students at the L.A. and Orange County campuses may apply to complete their clinical training hours at one of the Chicago School Counseling Centers, two of Southern California's largest and most well-respected community counseling centers. Students have the option to choose one of two concentrations: Psychodynamic or Child Play Therapy and Adolescent Psychotherapy.

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Psy.D. in Applied Clinical Psychology, Child Play Therapy and Adolescent Psychotherapy Concentration: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CATCS-OPP:Irvine, CATCS-OPP:Westwood, CA

The Chicago School's Child Play Therapy and Adolescent Psychotherapy concentration within the Applied Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program provides students with a solid foundation in innovative approaches to child and adolescent therapy. Subjects addressed within this concentration include such areas as directive, non-directive, and systematic approaches to play therapy and adolescent psychotherapy; sand play therapy; foundations of play therapy; and psychotherapy with adolescents. Students may apply to complete their clinical training hours at one of our Chicago School Counseling Centers.

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Psy.D. in Applied Clinical Psychology, Psychodynamic Psychology Concentration: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CATCS-OPP:Irvine, CATCS-OPP:Westwood, CA

Psychodynamic psychology is an empirically validated approach to the study of the complex interplay between unconscious and conscious processes, and the effect those thoughts have on behavior and overall mental functioning. Founded by Sigmund Freud, psychodynamic psychology rests on the idea that an individual’s life experiences influence his or her unconscious and conscious beliefs and motivations—and in turn their feelings, behaviors, and overall functioning. Psychologists trained in psychodynamic approaches assist their clients in understanding the rich interplay that occurs between themselves and others, thus helping improve interpersonal skills and relational satisfaction.

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Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CA

The Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) is the highest degree for those who wish to apply their knowledge as practicing clinicians. Students develop essential diagnostic, therapeutic, and consultative skills to work with a wide range of individuals and families. L.A. students may apply for the opportunity to complete the fieldwork requirements at one of two Chicago School counseling centers located at the Irvine and Westwood Campuses.

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Psy.D. in Clinical Forensic Psychology: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CATCS-OPP:Irvine, CATCS-OPP:Westwood, CA

Forensic psychology is one of the fastest growing areas of psychology and practitioners find work in a rapidly expanding range of settings—including child welfare agencies, forensic units in state mental health facilities, jails and prisons, community mental health centers, juvenile correctional facilities, government agencies, family courts, and private practice. The Clinical Forensic Psy.D. program offered at the L.A. and Irvine campuses provides students with a broad range of applied and real-world learning experiences within the diverse L.A. and Orange County communities.

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Psy.D. in Marital and Family Therapy (Post-Bachelor's): TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CATCS-OPP:Irvine, CATCS-OPP:Westwood, CA

Marital and Family therapists assist individuals, families, and couples with a variety of mental, behavioral, and emotional issues and help them improve interpersonal relationships. The Psy.D. in Marital and Family Therapy post- bachelor's program allows for students with a bachelor's degree to enter and complete a 5 year Psy.D. program. The Chicago School has been recognized for its excellent training in culturally competent service provision and offers students a remarkable opportunity to gain unparalleled real-world experience.

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M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Marital and Family Therapy Specialization: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CATCS-OPP:Irvine, CATCS-OPP:Westwood, CA

The Marital and Family Therapy specialization within the Clinical Psychology master's program The Marital and Family Therapy (MFT) specialization within the clinical psychology master’s program is designed to develop practitioners who are passionate about helping others lead more harmonious lives. Students in the MFT program at the L.A. and Orange County campuses benefit from a solid foundation in the principles of clinical psychology—in addition to gaining the essential therapeutic, diagnostic, and consultative skills they need to excel in their field.

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Psy.D. in Marital and Family Therapy (Post-Master's): TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CATCS-OPP:Irvine, CATCS-OPP:Westwood, CA

Marital and Family therapists assist individuals, families, and couples with a variety of mental, behavioral, and emotional issues and help them improve interpersonal relationships. The Chicago School’s Psy.D. MFT program prepares students for leadership positions in the mental health field and is designed for pre-licensed and licensed master’s-level mental health professionals who want to advance in their careers and take advantage of opportunities that a doctoral degree provides.

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M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Internship/Thesis Track: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CATCS-OPP:Irvine, CA

Many companies rely on I/O psychology professionals to gain a competitive edge. Professionals who can identify what motivates individuals and teams to meet organizational goals continue to be in high demand in the world of business. Students in the M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology program study a variety of applied I/O coursework topics including personnel selection, performance appraisal, training, leadership, and motivation.

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M.A. in Forensic Psychology: Professional Counselor Licensure Track: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CATCS-OPP:Irvine, CA

A master’s degree in Forensic Psychology will open doors to a variety of professional opportunities that apply the art and science of psychology to the understanding and functioning of legal and related fields, including such areas as evaluating criminal minds and detecting criminal action. Students learn from experienced faculty through a practitioner-focused curriculum and obtain the mastery needed to use psychology in legal and public policy arenas in an ethical, academically informed, and research-based manner.

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M.A. in Forensic Psychology: LPCC Track with Police Psychology Concentration: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CATCS-OPP:Irvine, CA

Students in the Police Psychology concentration within the M.A. in Forensic Psychology program are prepared to apply psychology within law enforcement and the legal system at large to diffuse potential conflicts. Coursework focuses on psychological issues inherent in all aspects of police work and administration.

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M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CA

Students pursuing a master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis are trained to affect socially significant behavioral changes in individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, brain injury, or coping with mental and social issues as a result of aging.. They assist a variety of individuals—from those in regular educational settings to those who wish to improve performance or master skills in a variety of areas. The L.A. program follows a convenient blended-course model that combines on-ground classroom instruction with additional online content, and efforts are made to use the student's current employment as an ABA placement.

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Master of Public Health: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles/Orange County

Offered: TCS-OPP:Los Angeles, CA

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program is designed for working adults interested in making a difference in the health and wellness of others through the promotion of community and public health. The curriculum offers the knowledge and skills drawn from a variety of disciplines and is aligned with national public health education competency standards. Graduates are prepared to deliver outstanding professional services, excel as leaders and managers, be sensitive to and understand diverse populations, and appreciate the importance of education, research, and policy-making in the dynamic field of public health.

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