Chapman University’s Marriage and Family Therapy program has been a long-time partner with local creative nonprofit The Wooden Floor, an organization that combines dance and education to transform the lives of low-income/at-risk youth in Orange County. MFT students and faculty provide psychoeducational seminars for Wooden Floor students and their parents on topics such as depression,
On May 16, 2018 Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences held its annual Senior Awards Banquet. Graduates and their guests enjoyed a lovely dinner followed by an awards ceremony recognizing those with outstanding academic achievement in their major. Here is a list of the honorees: Department of Psychology- Department Honors (in alphabetical order) Samira
In January 2017 Chapman University admitted its first cohort of twenty five students into the Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant (PA) program. Since January these twenty five students have been immersed in an intensive academic curriculum. Even so, many students dedicated extra time to participate in community outreach and in promoting the PA program.
Today’s healthcare is provided by teams of Interprofessional healthcare providers. To prepare graduate students in pharmacy, physical therapy, communication sciences and disorders and physician assistant studies to work in collaborative teams, Crean College and the School of Pharmacy provide students with several experiences each year to work as collaborative teams. The most recent IPE event
On Friday May 5, 2017 Memorial Auditorium was filled with eager parents, grandparents, family members and friends awaiting the white coat ceremony. Traditionally the white coat ceremony serves the purpose of welcoming the students as professional colleagues dedicated to patient care. Students are presented with the white coat, which is a traditional symbol of clinical
Delta Kappa is the National Honor Society for Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT). This organization serves to further complement the fine work that is done by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Family Therapy Academy, and the International Family Therapy Association. The national honor society for MFT has three primary goals.
Every year the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) holds a national Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) where thousands of Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Physical Therapy students attend. This year over 11,000 people attended CSM in San Antonio, Texas to hear from keynote speakers, see new research, check out new treatment technology and meet other
March 14th through Thursday March 16th 2017 Chapman University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program conducted a curriculum review symposium. For the morning of the first day of the symposium, students were invited to attend in order to hear from professionals in physical therapy and the local community regarding current issues in educating health care providers,
Every year Friends (The National Association of Young People Who Stutter), the Stuttering Foundation, and Chapman University’s Crean College Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) department hold a one-day family-oriented workshop that is designed to bring young children and teenagers who stutter, their parents, members of stuttering self-help groups, and speech-language pathologists together. Dr. Loryn
On Wednesday March 15th, Beckman Hall Room 404 was fully packed with Chapman University students, faculty and staff, all eagerly awaiting the presentation from transgender mother Jessica Lynn. Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences partnered with the Psychology Department to sponsor Jessica Lynn’s presentation on a transgender mother’s struggles and challenges with parental rights.