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He believed that every life was worth saving, and in treating people who use drugs with dignity.” The death of Dan Bigg in August 2018 prompted descriptive headlines — “the Godfather of Harm Reduction,” “Harm Reduction Pioneer,” “Revolutionary” — from media across the country and the world. And though the headlines sound exaggerated, they are […]

It’s Time to Talk Out Loud About Mental Health

People have been taught their whole life to ‘suck it up,’ to ‘stop crying.’ Jay Styles (pictured below with son Jack and daughter Elle) believes “the ability to talk out loud about mental health – how others are leading the charge to change the stigma and help others struggling,” is the biggest benefit to having […]

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 […]

The Chicago School Commits to Expanding Pathway to Bachelor Degree for Community College Students

(LOS ANGELES) (JULY 30, 2018) The Chicago School of Professional Psychology announced today its commitment to, and support of a transfer pathway between the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. The pathway is designed for college students graduating with an Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) […]

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. […]

Chicago Campus Student Named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow for Work with Senior Citizens

(CHICAGO) (March 21, 2018) – Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 268 students who will make up the organization’s 2018 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s own Mariana Lopez. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a yearlong program […]

The Mission Continues for Student Army Veteran

U.S. Army veteran and Chicago Campus student Ashley Tisch believes strongly in serving both her country and her community. This belief led her to volunteer with military children after leaving the Army, providing her the opportunity to give back, and eventually leading to recognition from national coalition of colleges and universities, Campus Compact. The M.A. […]

The Chicago School Partners with National Military Family Association

New partnership formed to provide scholarships to eligible military spouses. (LOS ANGELES) (OCTOBER 6, 2017) –The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), a leading nonprofit university devoted exclusively to psychology, and related behavioral health sciences, has partnered with the National Military Family Association (NMFA) to offer eligible NMFA military spouse members scholarships ranging from $2,500 […]

Kate Mahoney interviews with WCGO about Children’s Mental Health

Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute (NRCI) Executive Director Kate Mahoney, L.C.S.W. sat down with Daniel French of radio show “French and Friends” to discuss children’s mental health and NRCI’s free June 4 Community Mental Health Conference, Raising Resilient Children: Prioritizing their Mental Health. NRCI is housed at the Chicago Campus of The Chicago School. Listen to […]

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