News From Across the System

News From Across the System

Real-World Impact: Examples of Osteopathic Medicine in Patient Care

Osteopathic medicine stands out in the health care field with its unique, integrative approach to patient care. Osteopathic medicine isn't just about treating symptoms; it's about looking at the body…

Tech and Touch: Teaching Innovation at KansasCOM

Innovative care is one of the pillars of the KansasCOM mission. This is what it looks like in the classroom. Human interaction is at the heart of osteopathic medicine. Through…

KHSC-KansasCOM hosts poverty simulation to empower future health care leaders

At the Kansas Health Science Center-Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, 136 first-year osteopathic medical students recently took part in a Community Action Poverty Simulation (CAPS). The event, aligned with KHSC's…

Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine students participate in Physician Advocacy Day

Student doctors from the Kansas Health Science Center – Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine recently attended Physician Advocacy Day at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka. Led by Angela Carrick, DO;…

Honoring Dr. King’s legacy: Saving lives through blood donation

In commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Kansas Health Science Center Cares Committee organized a blood drive at KansasCOM aligned with the National Day of Service. The holiday…

KansasCOM’s medical students score insight through Wichita Thunder collaboration

In a power-play partnership between the Kansas Health Science Center–Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (KansasCOM) and the Wichita Thunder, first- and second-year medical students are lacing up their learning skates…

What Is the Doctor of Osteopathic Approach?

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) are fully licensed physicians, able to practice in all areas of medicine. When a doctor specializes in a field of medicine, they choose to focus…

Commonly Asked Questions About DOs

In the world of health care, there's an increasing interest in understanding the role and capabilities of doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs). You might have a few questions about what…

Important Leadership Skills for Doctors of Osteopathy

Why doctors need leadership training Leadership training is essential when considering the qualities of a good doctor. Empathy, resilience, ethical integrity, and a willingness to continue learning are essential characteristics…

How Is Osteopathic Medicine Different From Allopathic Medicine?

In today's diverse medical landscape, understanding the differences between various fields can empower patients and professionals alike. Institutions like the Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine stand at the forefront of…

Pacific Oaks College Launches Inaugural Doctoral Program in Early Childhood Education Amid Growing Recognition of Early Learning Benefits

Pacific Oaks College, a national leader in teacher preparation, is proud to announce that its inaugural doctoral program, Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Early Childhood Education, has been granted approval…

Pacific Oaks College Announces Appointment of Three New Members to its Board of Trustees

Pacific Oaks College, a Hispanic Serving Institution committed to early childhood education and teacher preparation, recently announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Janet…

Gen Z’s Progressive Stance on Therapy and Mental Health

In a world increasingly shaped by social media, financial uncertainty, and changes in interpersonal relationships, Generation Z’s mental health has become a focal point of concern and conversation.  Gen Z’s…

Pacific Oaks Faculty: Dr. Ruben Cortez

By Emma Kim Levin Ruben  Cortez, Ed.D., began his career as a social studies teacher and principal in a low-income area of Los Angeles before transitioning into consultancy work in…

The Demand for Teachers – Get Your Teaching Credentials

One teacher can make a difference and change the trajectory of a child’s life. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. has been facing a teacher crisis. Several factors play into…

What’s It Really Like to Work With Adults in Human Development Jobs?

Working with adults in the field of human development is not just a career choice but a commitment to bettering your community. Those who work in this field work to…

Exploring Rewarding Careers With a Social Work Degree That Don’t Require a License

Starting a career path in social work often starts with attaining the proper educational foundation. For those looking for social work jobs that don’t require a license, a degree in…

Navigating the Road to Becoming a Probation Officer: Your Comprehensive Guide

What Does a Probation Officer Do? At their core, probation officers oversee individuals who’ve been placed on probation rather than receiving a jail sentence. If you choose this career, you’ll…

Pacific Oaks College Online Bachelor of Social Work Program Receives Accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 28, 2023 – Pacific Oaks College is pleased to announce that its Online Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program has achieved programmatic accreditation from the Council on…

Pacific Oaks Faculty: Dr. Eugenia Rodriguez

Eugenia Rodriguez Psy.D., LMFT, isn’t just a faculty member and program coordinator at Pacific Oaks College. She’s also an alumna. “The universe works in mysterious ways,” says Dr. Rodriguez, who…

The mental health benefits of playing sports

Regular participation in sports, healthy competition, and other active recreation can lead to surprising benefits to mental health and well-being. Athletes and amateurs alike have felt the powerful benefits of…

Saybrook University Student Profile: Derek Kee-Haynes

“Saybrook is different from other schools because there really is a focus on lived experience and human potential,” says Derek Kee-Haynes, MSW, M.A., LCSW, MCAP. “It’s so much more than…

Exploring Psychophysiology Careers

In the evolving world of mental health and physiological sciences, psychophysiology bridges the gap between psychological theory and physiological understanding. At Saybrook University, our Ph.D. in Applied Psychophysiology program equips…

A Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Thich Nhat Hanh

BY LILITH LESLIE CHEUNG, M.A., DOCTORAL STUDENT IN TRANSFORMATIVE SOCIAL CHANGE AND CHARLOTTE REDDEN HAMILTON, PH.D., LPC/S, DEAN, COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES In the heart of remembrance, January 22, 2022,…

Racial Trauma Among the BIPOC Community

BY CHARLOTTE REDDEN HAMILTON, PH.D., LPC/S, DEAN, COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES Racial trauma isn’t a distant concept tucked away in history books; it’s a relentless storm that many people of…

Dr. Michael Mayer: The medicine of mind, body, and spirit

Saybrook University alumnus Michael Mayer, Ph.D., has made it his life’s mission to bridge the gap between conventional medicine and alternative healing modalities. With his unique approach, he has become…

4 Types of Counseling and the Jobs To Pursue With an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

With many different types of counseling, students have plenty of options when it comes to clinical mental health counseling jobs after graduating with a master’s degree and passing licensure exams.…

Integrative and Functional Nutrition’s Role in Your Health

In the world of health and wellness, integrative and functional nutrition plays an important role in preventing, managing, and reversing health conditions through the medicinal use of food. It’s not…

Breaking Barriers in Nutrition Research: Dr. Amylee Amos Champions Accountability, Accessibility, and Planetary Health

AMYLEE AMOS, PH.D., 2023, INTEGRATIVE AND FUNCTIONAL NUTRITION Amylee Amos, Ph.D., a dedicated registered dietitian nutritionist, pursued a Ph.D. at Saybrook University to immerse herself in research while balancing motherhood…

How Mindfulness Practices Can Help You Through Master’s Schooling

Master’s schooling can be both a rewarding and challenging journey. From demanding coursework to maintaining a work-life balance, students often find themselves searching for ways to manage stress and improve…

Board of Trustees: Daniel Diaz, DO

Daniel Diaz, DO, thinks everyone deserves a second chance. As the son of Mexican immigrants, he witnessed firsthand how a fresh start can make a positive difference in the lives…

Dr. Roger Branche: International psychologist in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Roger Branche, Ph.D., is an alumnus of the Ph.D. International Psychology program at The Chicago School. He was born and raised in the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. I…

The Community Solution Education System and The Chicago School Acquire West Loop Property

The Community Solution Education System and The Chicago School today jointly announced the acquisition of 400 S. Jefferson St. The decision to co-locate in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood advances a 45-year commitment to the city.…

The Science Behind Consumer Behavior: Neuromarketing Explained

What is neuromarketing? Neuromarketing is a component of behavioral economics that studies consumer responses to marketing stimuli and the application of the resulting data to branded messaging and advertising strategies.…

A neuropsychologist’s perspective on strokes

As a neuropsychologist, I often get asked about stroke. Unfortunately, this typically happens after the individual’s loved one has experienced a stroke. It is crucial to know the signs and…

Gamification strategies for dynamic learning

Kelly Torres, Ph.D., and Kate Green, Ph.D., of the Educational Psychology & Technology Department, recently presented a webinar for the Insight Klett Program focused on gamification strategies. In their interactive…

Why Graduating From an Accredited Program Is Important in School Psychology

This past year, The Chicago School’s Ed.S. School Psychology program received full accreditation from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) through 2030. The Ed.S. School Psychology program has been…

Board of Trustees: Manika Turnbull, Ph.D.

Manika Turnbull, Ph.D., believes in the power of people. She knows what they’re capable of because she knows what she is capable of. “I was born and raised in Pittsburgh.…

Rekindling creativity for your mental and emotional well-being

When was the last time you engaged in a creative activity? As adults, we often neglect creative endeavors such as art-making, assuming they’re only for children. However, creative pursuits offer…

Clinical Mental Health Counseling vs. Clinical Psychology: Understanding the Differences

Embarking on a career in mental health requires an understanding of the different nuances between clinical mental health counseling and clinical psychology. Both of these disciplines offer unique perspectives and…

Making a ‘World’ of Difference

In 1997, Victoria Dolan moved to Costa Rica with her husband, two kids, and two cats. A mid-level manager at The Coca-Cola Co. since 1991, she’d been assigned a new…

The Growing Demand for Marriage and Family Therapists in a Changing World

There has been a notable increase in the demand for marriage and family therapists in recent years. This trend has been amplified by the unique challenges posed by the COVID-19…

Feed your brain: The importance of nutrition in cognitive aging

As a Ph.D. scholar attempting to occupy a unique position connecting cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and public health to clinical practice, I am often asked, “What can we do to support…

Unlocking Healing Through Play: Transformative Insights From Trauma-Informed Training in Tanzania

Last year, we conducted a research study focused on gaining a deeper understanding of the effectiveness of play-based and trauma-informed teaching practices at an early learning center in Tanzania. The…

The Role of a Criminologist in Modern Policing

The Role of a Criminologist in Modern Policing In today’s society, crime is ever-evolving, and understanding its intricacies has become more important than ever. Criminologists play an important role here,…

Nurturing neurodiversity: How can we build a more neuro-inclusive society?

Australian sociologist Judy Singer coined the term “neurodiversity” in 1998 when she was writing her undergraduate thesis at the University of Technology, Sydney. In it, she documented a new “disability…

Are there downsides to technology meant to prevent drunk driving?

In some cases, policies and procedures designed to limit the availability of a substance have had the unintended consequence of promoting substance substitution—that is, reducing use of a substance to…

M.A. vs. Psy.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy: Choosing the Best Path

When exploring the many options for marriage and family therapy degree programs within California, The Chicago School emerges as a top contender. Our MFT programs in California, which include the…

Pooja Behl Luthra: How to set a strong foundation for a career that takes flight

Pooja Behl Luthra has never thought about an end point to her learning and education. To her, lifelong learning doesn’t only expand her thinking. It challenges her. Now, with three…

Applied Behavior Analysis in Child Welfare

It is commonly known that the field of Applied Behavior Analysis plays a pivotal role in improving lives of individuals with autism. Practitioners dedicate their career to providing evidence-based interventions…

Conclusion: Prepare for the Evolution of AI in Law

In this edition of Legal Currents and Futures, The Colleges of Law concludes its series of thought pieces about artificial intelligence and the law. The compilation of articles featured in…

Exploring 5 of the highest-paid types of lawyers

Interested in a high-paying legal career? Learn about the highest-paid types of lawyers, their roles, and how our programs can help you achieve your career goals. In the wide range…

Wile E. Coyote and the rocky, stupefying, future-is-now of artificial intelligence-enhanced litigation

In this edition of Legal Currents and Futures, The Colleges of Law continues sharing a series of thought pieces about artificial intelligence and the law. Society is amid a collective Wile…

We Can Remember It for You Wholesale: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Intellectual Property

In this edition of Legal Currents and Futures, The Colleges of Law continues sharing a series of thought pieces about artificial intelligence and the law. New Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools…

Artificial Intelligence and Criminal Law

In this edition of Legal Currents and Futures, The Colleges of Law continues sharing a series of thought pieces about artificial intelligence and the law. The use by the courts…

Exploring eDiscovery Jobs for Legal Professionals

Interested in a career in legal tech? Explore lucrative eDiscovery jobs and learn about potential salaries and how The Colleges of Law can prepare you for success. In today’s digital…

A Bubbling Dispute: Litigation Research at the Crossroads of Artificial Intelligence and the Law

Over the next several months of Legal Currents and Futures posts, The Colleges of Law faculty and students are sharing a series of thought pieces about artificial intelligence and the…

Exploring Rewarding Legal Tech Jobs: Career Opportunities for Legal Technologists

Explore legal tech jobs and how a Master of Business, Law, and Technology degree can launch your career in tech law. Read about the roles, salaries, and opportunities awaiting legal…

Ambiguity in AI Legal Analysis: A Cheep Shot

In this edition of Legal Currents and Futures, The Colleges of Law continues sharing a series of thought pieces about artificial intelligence and the law. AI, and particularly generative AI,…

Exploring Lucrative Legal Operations Jobs

The legal world is seeing constant evolution, driven by technological advancements and an increasing need for efficient processes for these advancements. Central to this transformation is the field of legal…

Introduction: Artificial Intelligence and Law

Over the next several months of Legal Currents and Futures posts, The Colleges of Law faculty and students are sharing a series of thought pieces about artificial intelligence and the…

Information Governance: Discovering Careers with a Master of Business, Law, and Technology

With the digital age affecting every aspect of business, the need for professionals who can effectively manage and protect information assets continues to increase. Information is more than just data;…

Data Privacy and Security: Exploring Lucrative Career Paths With a Master of Business, Law, and Technology

In today’s interconnected world, where data flows freely and privacy concerns are at the forefront of discussions, the demand for legal professionals well-versed in data privacy and data security has…

Sheri Valley: Serving the Community Where It Is

The Colleges of Law alumna Sheri Valley got her JD later in life so she could help those in need no matter their status. Pursuing a psychology degree later in…

5 Tips for Becoming Licensed to Practice Law in Multiple States

Many states make it difficult for out-of-state lawyers from state-accredited law schools to be admitted to practice. The Colleges of Law alumnus Daniel Knight reveals how he became barred in…

How to Find Law Firms That Are Hiring Entry-Level Lawyers

Finding a job that intersects with the legal profession should not be hard; learn about how you can build your resume and find law firms that are hiring. For many…

Jobs in Compliance: Exploring Career Opportunities with a Master of Business, Law, and Technology 

Learn more about how a Master of Business, Law, and Technology can prepare you for a variety of opportunities within the compliance field. Compliance In an age when legal standards and…

The Colleges of Law Board of Trustees Elects New Member 

Ventura attorney Lauren Nicholson joins The Colleges of Law, focusing on the mission of access, opportunity, and affordability. SANTA BARBARA & VENTURA – Lauren Nicholson (J.D. ’17) is the newest…

The Colleges of Law awarded DEI Leadership Seal by the State Bar of California

The Colleges of Law is the only law school among other legal employers that the State Bar of California has honored with this award. SANTA BARBARA, Calif. and VENTURA, Calif., June 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/…

Making the Dream of “Justice for All” Available to All

The following is the complete text of graduating student Heather Stern’s address at The Colleges of Law 2023 commencement ceremony. At a recent law school residency, my 11-year-old daughter had…

Career Paths at The Community Solution

The diverse experiences and expertise of the professionals within The Community Solution Education System are foundational to our success. We are a community of professionals with diverse areas of expertise,…

3 Lessons Learned from a Distributed Work Model

By: Dr. Michael Horowitz This article originally appeared on Forbes.com. The pandemic launched many employers onto a journey marked by constant negotiation between public health and safety, employee needs and…

TCS Education System Reveals Updated Name and Brand

The Community Solution recently launched a new brand identity, marking a new era for the organization as it enters its 14th year. Transitioning from TCS Education System to The Community…

The Future of Education: Embracing AI for Student Success

By: Dr. Michael Horowitz This article originally appeared on Forbes.com. Our world is in the early stages of a potentially transformational technological revolution. Artificial Intelligence (AI), fueled by vast generative…

University of Western States Becomes Sixth Institution to Join The Community Solution Education System

The Nonprofit System uses a Collaborative Model that is Distinct in Higher Education CHICAGO and PORTLAND, April 3, 2023 – The Community Solution Education System, a national nonprofit system of…

Dr. Horowitz on Forbes: “Change Can Be Good: Fostering Healthy Leadership Transitions from the Inside Out”

In his latest article for the Forbes Nonprofit Council, The Community Solution President Michael Horowitz, Ph.D., addresses the opportunities leadership changes present to organizations, and what can be done to…

TCS community recognized at the 2021 PR Daily Content Marketing Awards

The TCS Education System Marketing department is always looking for new and creative ways to tell compelling stories that highlight TCS’ college communities and their commitment to serving students. These…

TCS Education System Announces Pre-Accreditation Status for New Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine

The Kansas Health Science Center – Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine Now Recruiting for Inaugural Class to Begin August 2022   December 13, CHICAGO and WICHITA – TCS Education System,…

Dr. Horowitz on Forbes: “Four Signs Your Organization’s Culture of Conversation Needs Attention.”

  TCS President Michael Horowitz, Ph.D., recently published his latest article for the Forbes Nonprofit Council. In “Four Signs Your Organization’s Culture of Conversation Needs Attention,” he shares his tips for…

Three ways TCS Education System embraces the principles of andragogy

TCS Education System’s communities support the guiding principles of andragogy by providing a flexible, skills-based, and applicable learning environment. At its core, andragogy is defined as the art and science…

University of Western States Celebrates 120 Years of Excellence in Chiropractic and Whole-Person Health Care Education

This year University of Western States (UWS) celebrates the 120th anniversary of its founding, marking over a century of advancing chiropractic medicine and whole-person health education. “As we commemorate this...…

University of Western States Earns 2023 Beacon Award for Excellence in Student Achievement and Success from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities 

University’s Lead Role in Innovative Benchmarking Consortium Expected to Yield Greater Student Retention and Graduation Rates  University of Western States (UWS) has received the 2023 Beacon Award for Excellence in...…

Memorial Scholarship Created to Honor the Late Dr. Steve Oliver

In fall 2023, the Dr. Steve Edward Oliver memorial scholarship will be established by his partner of 49 years, Ray Matlock Smythe, BA, MAT, to help ease the financial burden...…

UWS provides sports medicine treatment at Portland’s first-ever Juneteenth Rodeo

On June 17, students and faculty from the University of Western States (UWS) sports medicine program had the opportunity to provide treatments for rodeo athletes in town for the 8 Seconds...…

2022 UWS Alumnus of the Year

Jaipaul Parmar, DC – Commitment to the UWS Motto: “For the Good of the Patient” Jaipaul Parmar, DC, 2010 graduate of University of Western States (UWS) is the 2022 UWS...…

University of Western States Becomes Sixth Institution to Join TCS Education System 

The Nonprofit System uses a Collaborative Model that is Distinct in Higher Education  TCS Education System, a national nonprofit system of colleges and universities announced today that Portland, Oregon-based University of...…

Stress, Digestion, and the Microbiome

By: Deanna Minich, MS, PhD, CNS, IFMCP, UWS human nutrition and functional medicine instructor Reposted with permission from Dr. Minich’s professional blog page Follow Dr. Minich on social media: There...…

Faculty Spotlight: Jesse Shaw, DO, USAW

Jesse Shaw, DO, USAW, Sports Medicine Associate Professor Classes currently teaching / have taught: ASM 3 and Sports Performance Enhancement Where does your passion for sports medicine care stem from?...…

2023 ENGAGE Student Experience Recap

We connected with UWS doctor of chiropractic students Jessica Settle and Aimee Tanner, attendees of the 2023 American Chiropractic Association’s ENGAGE conference held in Washington, D.C., to recap some highlights...…

University of Western States Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Degree Program Collaborates with the Institute for Functional Medicine 

The University of Western States (UWS) Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (NMD) degree program welcomes its inaugural class in fall term 2023 University of Western States (UWS) and the Institute for...…