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.
In the field of marriage and family therapy (MFT) professors teach a variety of topics from couples counseling, individual therapy methods and therapy theory. But one professor in Chapman’s MFT program has a very specialized area within the program: infertility. Dr. Brennan Peterson has been at Chapman University for 14 years now, and he is
Dr. Jo Armour Smith, an assistant professor of physical therapy since 2015, has received the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member, by the American Physical Therapy Association. This highly prestigious national award is given annually to one physical therapy faculty member in the United States. The award recognizes exceptional merit in
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.
During this time of year where many are considering New Year’s resolutions and looking to how to improve their lives and local community, Crean College reflects on the amazing future ahead for the health sciences. Several events occurred in Crean that showcased the active role our faculty and staff are taking in being
In October of 2015 the Public Policy Institute of California released an article titled “ Will California Run Out of College Graduates ” which spoke about the potential issue of universities and colleges not providing enough students to fill high end jobs. This is a reiteration of a conversation that had been happening for years