April 23, 2014

On the Record: An Interview with Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks, Santa Monica Police Department, Part One

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Jacqueline Seabrooks, Chief of the Santa Monica Police Department, isn’t comfortable with the label “trailblazer.” It’s a trite term, clichéd, and Chief Seabrooks likes to deflect personal accolades, preferring to give credit to the department she leads and staying focused on the task at … [Read more...]

Dr. Bob Weathers Offers Tips for Transformative Learning

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It’s a topic we re-visit again and again: tips for learning success. We return to this subject so frequently for a couple of reasons. First, it’s important. Sure, one’s capacity to learn is inherent, to an extent. But it’s also well-established that “learning can be learned”; finding and … [Read more...]

Current Issues in Addiction Counseling: A Conversation with Dr. Linda Salvucci

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CalSouthern faculty mentor Dr. Linda Salvucci has three decades of experience in the behavioral health field, with most of her career dedicated to the study and treatment of addiction. She’s worked in almost every imaginable setting, from hospitals to prisons, community and private mental health … [Read more...]

The Business Ticker: Updates from the CalSouthern School of Business

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I have always been interested in exploring growth industries and in identifying the trends that are driving them. Following are two fields to watch, along with some courses from the CalSouthern School of Business that can provide applicable skills and knowledge.   Digitized … [Read more...]

Legal Affairs: News, Notes and Opinions from the CalSouthern School of Law

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“Why can’t they get rid of all the guns?” groaned two women behind me in a grocery store check-out line. In the wake of the tragic mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, where a gunman killed seven adults and 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School, there is a call to eradicate gun … [Read more...]

Psychology Insider: CalSouthern’s New Certificate in Addiction Studies

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Owing to unprecedented modern stressors, addiction to both substances (alcohol, drugs) and behaviors (sex, shopping, gambling) has never been more prevalent. As a result, counseling for addicted populations is a major growth industry. For example, with the return of military veterans, many of whom … [Read more...]

I’m Too Sexy For My Child

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On the eve of Halloween, many young girls are choosing overtly sexy costumes.  Imagine a 5-year-old dressing up like Rihanna. Scary... frightening... ghoulish, indeed. I honestly cannot even remember when I first heard the word “sexy,” and learned what it meant.   Young kids today, … [Read more...]

The DBA: Students Share 15 Tips for Success

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If you’re considering enrolling in CalSouthern’s Doctor of Business Administration program, chances are you already know a thing or two about academic success. However, attaining the highest degree in the field in an online environment does present some unique challenges—even for the brightest … [Read more...]

The Rise Of Women In Tech

The Rise Of Women In Tech

It’s time for the old adage that women neither like nor do well in math and science be put to rest. Women are increasingly involved in the tech field, both as consumers and as practitioners, which shouldn’t come as a surprise since over half of social media users are women and the average … [Read more...]