Campus Stories

The Los Angeles Campus and Downtown LA: An Evolving Relationship of 10 Years

  By Lucy Birmingham The Los Angeles Campus of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology has evolved as a hub of academic excellence in psychology, in parallel with the downtown district’s phenomenal growth. Located in the historic “617 building” on 7th Street, the university is looking forward to celebrating its 10th anniversary this fall. Its […]

10 Years APA Accreditation for Los Angeles Campus Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program

(LOS ANGELES) (AUGUST 21, 2018) The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles Campus Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program (Clinical Psy.D.) has been granted accreditation by the American Psychological Association (APA). The program received 10 years of accreditation, the maximum amount of time allowed by the APA’s Commission on Accreditation. […]

Online Campus Receives Online Learner Support Certification

(CHICAGO) (JULY 24, 2018) Quality Matters (QM), an international non-profit organization specializing in standards, processes and professional development for quality assurance in online and blended learning nationally, has recognized The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s Online Campus’ commitment to its students’ success and has awarded the Campus The Online Learner Support Certification. “The Quality Matters […]

Wayne Messmer, Ph.D. Wows Chicago Campus Graduates at Commencement Ceremony

The vocalist famous for wowing Chicago sports teams’ audiences with his rendition of the national anthem impressed graduates with his story of perseverance. At times quoting Eleanor Roosevelt, Winston Churchill or John Lennon, Dr. Wayne Messmer offered words of encouragement and inspiration as he delivered a rousing speech to the Chicago and Online campus graduates […]

2018 TCSPP Commencement Season Begins with SoCal Campus Ceremony

More than 230 Chicago School graduates from the SoCal and Online campuses, and about a thousand of their friends and family filled the Long Beach Terrace Theatre to celebrate the momentous occasion that is commencement. Amid the periodic cheers of support from the audience, the graduates were encouraged to “lean into” their new responsibilities and […]

Impacting Youth Suicide Prevention Using the Power of Data

When a young person dies by suicide, the loss devastates family and friends, teachers and teammates. The only hope is that the tragedy will spur action and prevent future deaths. Behind the scenes in Los Angeles County, there is a panel of experts from nonprofits and government agencies with a mission to do just that. […]

Social Impact Awards Celebrate Chicago Mental Health Advocates

Chicago Campus’ inaugural awards luncheon will honor Dr. Richard Chaifetz, Marilyn and Larry Cohen and Dr. Beth Rom-Rymer. (CHICAGO) (March 1, 2018) – The Chicago School will hold its Social Impact Leaders Awards luncheon on March 29, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Chicago’s Sofitel Hotel. The inaugural event will honor Chicago-area mental health advocates who […]

Children’s mental health is the focus of this year’s NRCI conference

June 4 conference is free and open to the public and mental health professionals. (CHICAGO) (MAY 5, 2017) The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education (NRCI) at The Chicago School (TCSPP) will devote its 16th annual Community Mental Health Conference to the mental health of children. Titled, “Raising Resilient Children: Prioritizing their Mental […]

Meet Dr. Jenifer White, alumna and founder of Project 1948

“What I enjoy most about my work is connecting and building strong supportive relationships around the world,” says Dr. Jenifer White, a graduate from the Online International Psychology Doctoral Program. Dr. White is the founder of Project 1948, a nongovernmental organization (NGO) that combines photography and the human voice as a platform for social impact […]

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