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LGBTQIA+ Resource Group: The LGBTQIA+ Group on the SFBY campus is for students, staff, and faculty. Our goal is to foster a sense of community on campus through hosting professional and social events.
Parenting Resource Group: If you are a parent, an expectant parent, or wanting to become a parent, this group is for students, faculty, and staff to support one another during the journey of being a parent and being in a graduate program or working at Alliant. We may have similar questions: what the possibility of stretching out the program length, will being a parent or pregnant affects our ranking with the practicum sites, and who can I talk to if I am becoming a new parent. This is a supportive group for individuals who have similar experiences to share resources on this journey.
Disability Resource Group: Do you have a disability or are you knowledgeable and dedicated to accessibility in higher education? This may be the group for you. We will meet periodically to discuss how disabilities impact our experiences in education and collaborate on ways to improve accessibility and disability awareness at Alliant and on the SFBY campus.
Garden Club: Our goal is to create a space for other plant lovers to discuss horticulture and work together to diversify the plants in the atriums and maybe freshen up the campus with more live plants. Another aspect of the garden club could be a seed and/or plant exchange-spruce up our own homes as well as the school!
Students for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN): Neuropsychology is one of the most rapidly growing specialties within clinical psychology. Within SCN, I hope to create a supportive community to network and gain mentorship and resources for peers looking to learn more about this exciting area of health service psychology! We will be having guest speakers, application of neuropsychological assessments, neurocognitive psychology, neuroanatomy and neuropathology, neuroscience, behavioral neurology, and pharmacology as well as gaining access to resources that will make us more sought after in the field.
Interactive Arts Club: Welcome to the Integrative Arts Club! Our group is a place to explore the convergence of therapeutic sciences and art. We want to emphasize the universality of how ‘art’ is defined, to promote inclusivity and to venture into how you give meaning to ‘art’. This includes, but is not limited to, music, poetry, dance and/or multimedia visual art. It will also be a space to hang out and play music, draw, paint, or engage in other artistic endeavors. If there is group interest, perhaps we can attend an art exhibit, live music, or other artistic event together.
Blacks of the African Diaspora Affinity Group (BADA-G): This group functions as a space for clinical psychology students of the Black/African Diaspora to gather and support each other. Meeting days and times are decided on collaboratively, and typically meet once a month for 1-2 hours. The format of the group is open to the needs of the students and may have 1-2 supporting faculty in attendance. Group members have stated that they value the supportive environment in which we can share and have our experiences validated. The overarching goal of BADA -G is to create a sense of community through the sharing of our unique, challenging, and wonderful experiences as Black psychology doctoral students in a Predominantly White University (PWI).
Outdoors Club: The Outdoors Club encourages interest in the outdoors by providing opportunities to participate in various outdoor activities as part of a group. These objectives will be attained through club meetings, outdoor and nature activities, and other educational events and projects. The outdoor activities club is for students of all years and faculty/staff interested in doing activities and excursions in nature. We plan to do a variety of hikes and nature activities, but the main purpose is to have a group that is doing activities or excursions out in nature. We will have a chat that will be used to determine availability for group members and what activities we do. The goal is to meet 1-2 times per month and do an outdoor activity.
Community Ambassadors: Community Ambassadors is a student-run organization committed to making a difference in the Fresno community and within the Alliant school campus. In previous years, members have collaborated with the local Fresno Unified School District to provide mental health education to the students. More recently, the organization has coordinated canned food drives for the Fresno community and hosted programs for Alliant students which highlight the importance of caring for your mental health.
Fresno Global Initiative: The club was founded by passionate students seeking community engagement and global impact. Through collaboration with the Clinton Global Initiative University, they launched their vision. The initial founders met in 2019 and officially launched in 2021. Since then, FGI has facilitated an international symposium, advocated for diversity initiatives, and led a mentorship movement.
Student Government Association
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APA Division 43 – Society for Family Psychology: Division 43 Club’s mission is to expand both the study and practice of Family Psychology through education, research and clinical practice within the school setting and the application of systems theory to the ever-changing family unit. The club places emphasis on diversity and inclusion, both among its membership and in its practical application of theory. The Division 43 Society for Couple and Family Psychology Club provides a home for students interested in families in their many forms.
Asian Pacific Student Network: APSN: To combat racism and build awareness of various issues surrounding Asian American, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians (AANHPI), while building a network that connects students of CSPP Los Angeles to the greater community of San Gabriel Valley.
Black Student Alliance: BSA: Unite, uplift, and liberate. These three words serve as the foundation from which the mission of this organization originates. The Black Student Association of the Los Angeles campus commits to the following: to unite graduate students from all communities of the African diaspora/Black/African American; to create and maintain a safe campus culture that supports the growth of its community members and uplifts their achievements; and to collaborate with campus and institutional leaders of Alliant International University to further its mission of increasing cultural competence and response to the needs of diverse communities.
Couples and Family Therapy Student Organization: CFTSO: The mission of the Couples and Family Therapy Student Organization (CFTSO) at Alliant International University Los Angeles Campus is to provide opportunities for students to pursue their personal, professional, and academic goals in student-led organizations. To enhance their educational experience, students are encouraged to participate in group activities.
Feminist Club: Host radical imagining sessions inspired by the consciousness raising groups of the 1960s. These feminist club meetings will develop into social justice action.
Incarceration and Mental Health Club: The mission of this club is to learn about the role of the psychologist in serving the incarcerated population, to explore mental health in correctional spaces, and to advocate for improved mental health care for those experiencing incarceration.
Industrial/Organizational Club: The mission of the I/O club is to promote the understanding and application of I/O psychology principles to the workplace. This could involve organizing educational events, such as guest lectures and workshops, or providing resources on I/O psychology topics which will empower the students to make a significant impact in their respective careers.
International Student Club: The International Student Support Club is aimed at fostering a sense of belonging and support for our diverse international student community. The club’s primary goal is to create a unified space that serves as a “one-stop shop” for international students at Alliant International University. We understand the unique challenges and opportunities that come with being an international student, and we are committed to providing a holistic support system that addresses a wide array of needs and concerns.
Jewish Student Alliance: JSA: The Jewish Student Alliance aims to provide a space for Jewish students to connect, celebrate holidays together, and learn from one another. Furthermore, the Jewish Student Alliance is passionate about connecting with other student groups and providing educational opportunities on Judaism, providing a taste of the Jewish culture. The goals for the 2023-24 academic year are to continue to create a stronger community for Jewish students on campus, and to participate in education of Judaism and outreach to the greater student population.
LATINE: The Latine Student Club is dedicated to empowering Latine students on campus by offering a platform for representation, fostering a supportive community, and promoting cultural understanding. Our club aims to create a space where the Latine community’s unique strengths and perspectives are celebrated and where cultural values can be utilized to support students throughout their academic journey.
MESA: Middle Eastern Student Association: MESA will provide a safe environment for students from all backgrounds to collaborate and learn about the diverse traditions and cultures found in the Middle Eastern. This club will expose students to Middle Eastern culture, which will help students better understand and effectively treat their Middle Eastern clients. Although MESA focuses on Middle Eastern cultures, we encourage students of all backgrounds to participate.
PRIDE: Pride club aims to foster a collaborative, LGBTQIA+ community-oriented space that is affirming and incorporative of all intersectionalities and identities. We serve to create a safe and supportive environment for all members of the LGBTQIA+ community and allies. Pride club welcomes all to be allies through action and advocacy.
Students for Students: Provide students, as students collaboration and peer support. We work together to create an alliance within the student body to foster a safe space, give mutual respect, and empower one another. We strive to promote an environment that embodies academic success, mental health, and physical well-being for students as students.
Advocacy Club: To incorporate more advocacy training and engagement into academic programs and promote advocacy engagement throughout the psychology field.
Take A Psyc Hike Club: To explore eco-therapy principles and techniques in the midst of wildlife and nature.
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Association of Black Psychologists, Student Circle of San Diego: ABPsi Student Circle is a safe environment for students, staff, and faculty who identify as Black or a Person of Color. The purpose of this organization is to provide a place of community, safety, understanding, and celebration. Additionally, our student circle aligns with the local ABPsi San Diego Chapter’s purposes such as promoting and advocating for African Psychology, focusing on the development of individuals in the mental health field, and providing equitable mental health resources to communities of color. This is a space where students and staff can advocate for their needs, develop both academically and professionally, and build lasting connections with other students who attend Alliant International University (San Diego, Online, and other campuses).CSPP PhD Student Mentorship Club: To provide support and guidance for G1 PhD students. Specifically, mentors who are G3/G4 who have significant experience in our program are assigned to G1 students PhD in order to help them meet and guide them through requirements for G1 and the program in general (comps, applying to practicum, thinking about how to make yourself competitive for internship, guidance on research opportunities).
Neuropsychology Club: San Diego was born out of a gap in the presence of Neuropsychology on campus and a student interest in the subject. The Neuropsychology club serves as a meeting space for students who are interested in beginning to explore this subspecialty. Club goals include education and speaker events regarding topics of neuropsychology & assessment, connecting students to resources in neuropsychology, demystifying the pathway to pursuing neuropsychology (career track, board certification, practicum experience that would make a competitive candidate), and mentorship from more seasoned professionals who have traveled the road before us.
Alliant Parent Support Group (APSG): The APSG is a support group for student parents and student parent allies (it takes a village!) to support one another, share resources, and also advocate for student parent needs on campus and in our respective programs. We also maintain the lactation room for nursing mothers on campus, and we serve as the point of contact for concerns related to parenting needs amongst our student population at Alliant San Diego.
T.R.A.C.E. (Treatment and Assessment of Cognitive Effectiveness) (A.K.A. Neurocognition Club): The overall purpose of this organization is to further explore topics related to neurocognitive, including current developments in the field, methodological advances, and clinical applications. This club supports students coming together to discuss academic topics, hear from experts in the field invited as guest speakers, and further engage as colleagues with like-minded interests.
Forensic Psychology Student Association: The Forensic Psychology Student Association (FPSA) works to advance the professional development of students in the area of law and psychology through training, strengthening communication with the AP-LS (APA Division 41), and providing general skills needed within the psychology-law field of study.
Association for Neuropsychology Student Trainees (ANST): Alliant International University California School of Professional Psychology – San Diego’s ANST Interest Group provides a place where members can come together to learn about and discuss relevant issues impacting education, training, and professional practice in the field of neuropsychology. Through this interest group, we hope to learn more about the application of assessment and intervention principles based on the scientific study of human behavior across the lifespan as it relates to normal and abnormal functioning of the central nervous system by inviting guest speakers and exploring opportunities for networking and professional growth.
Student Association for Military Psychology (SAMP): The Student Association for Military Psychology (SAMP) is a student club associated with APA Division 19, the Society for Military Psychology. SAMP was founded to educate and engage students, alumni, and the community with military psychology topics and prepare future military psychologists. We work towards these goals through providing guest lectures, convention opportunities, and meeting with like-minded individuals to build a sense of community.
CSML Graduate Student Council: The purpose of the CSML Graduate Student Council club is to create and maintain a positive environment that gives voice to and supports graduate students.
LGBTQ+: Provide a safe space for queer students and allies to come together and voice concerns, receive trainings, and participate in community outreach activities for the LGBTQ+ community.
Child Psychology Club: The Child and Family Psychology club maintains the goal of bringing together a community of students interested in child and family mental health, promote education on special topics in this area, and promote networking and share resources.
DBA Club: The club’s objective is to learn from one another, to share with one another, and to invite guest speakers to discuss dissertation themes, research methodologies, business management subjects, etc. In addition, student members communicate their research-related concerns, thoughts, and experiences, which aids other members.
Leadership Research Scholars Association (LRSA): The purpose of the LRSA Club is to provide networking, support group, and knowledge sharing for CSML PhD in Leadership candidates at Alliant University. LRSA also provides support to help candidates make progress in writing; set writing goals; create a network of fellow doctoral students who can help motivate and keep one accountable in dissertation writing; and jump-start the momentum needed to continue and finish the long journey of a dissertation writing process.
Psychodynamic Club: To further students of clinical psychology understanding of psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Spanish Consultation Club: To create a space and community for Spanish speaking mental health clinicians to consult about Spanish speaking clients.
Integrative Psychology Club: A rare integrative psychology emphasis within an APA-accredited school, CIP is at the frontier of integrative psychological training. CIP is a nexus of creative collaboration and emergent thinking across orientations, cultures, and healing traditions. CIP hosts professional events, serving as a platform for innovative ideas from various healing traditions to bridge established and expansive theories and approaches. CIP’s focus area in integrative psychology honors and advances APA’s call to train clinical psychologists in the ability to creatively develop treatment approaches that honor and respect all people and contexts.
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