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2016 Psi Chi Induction

Congratulations to the 2016 Inductees to the Psi Chi International Honor Society. The induction ceremony was held on November 12th. The speaker included former Vanguard Alumni Jasmine De Alba (2013). Inductees include: Chris Clark, Karina Gonzalez, Gabrielle Gwatney, Alexis Hawrysz, Melissa Kauo, Emily Tristao, Madison Tobben, Katelyn Krebs, Tiffany Rollerson, Megan Jeske, Rachel Suganuma, Tailor Maclellan, Alissa Maxwell, Vanessa Rodriguez, Amari Leal, Savannah Slater, Emily Tristao, Hannah Mayers, and Michaelina William-Mensah.

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Congratulations to Cohort 14R

Congratulations to Cohort 14R for completing the School for Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS) Psychology Program!

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Congratulations to Cohort 13P

Congratulations to Cohort 13P for completing the School for Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS) Psychology Program this past October!

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2014 Psi Chi Induction

Congratulations to the 2014 Inductees to the Psi Chi International Honor Society. The induction ceremony was held on October 25. Speakers included former Vanguard Psychology students.

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Rickly Colombo (2010)

Congratulations to Ricky Colombo (2010) who has recently passed the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) exam and is now officially a BCBA! He works as a Supervisor for Autism Behavior Consultants in Long Beach. Ricky is also starting on a PhD in Behavior Analysis at The Chicago School of Psychology!

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Congratulations to Cohort 12U!

Congratulations to Cohort 12U for completing the School for Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS) Psychology Program this past August!

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Roxanne Jordan Warren 2005

Roxanne Jordan Warren (2005) is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) working as a Clinical Supervisor at Autism Spectrum Therapies in Pleasanton, California. Roxanne earned her Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University in 2008 and received her BCBA in February 2014. “I love the field!” Autism Spectrum Therapies provides (1) assessments that evaluate thinking, learning, and behavior, (2) autism intervention using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), (3) occupational therapy (OT) and speech and language therapy, and (4) social skills programs that can help children establish friendships and build confidence.

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Ciprian Boitor 2006

Ciprian Boitor (2006) is completing a post-doctoral residency with Kaiser Permanente after earning his PhD in Clinical Psychology (2013) from Fuller School of Psychology! In his post-doc, Ciprian is providing family therapy and case management for adolescents and parents in the Chemical Dependency Program. Among his many responsibilities at Kaiser Permanente, Ciprian also teaches chemical dependency recovery classes.

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Kayleen Howard 2005

Kayleen Howard (2005) has been a Behavioral Therapist at Cornerstone Therapies in Huntington Beach, California for seven years. The Cornerstone Autism Program (CAP) is an early intervention program for children under 3 years of age who may or may not have a formal diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The program is founded on the principles of the science called Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Children receive intervention delivered by a behavior therapist utilizing a 1 to 1 ratio and incorporating research-based behavior strategies and methodologies. Supervisors monitor the child’s progress towards goals and observe individual behavior sessions to ensure quality programming and to determine any modifications or adaptations that are warranted. Services are provided in multiple settings depending on the unique needs of the child and family. Programming may be performed in the child’s home, community environments, preschool, and clinic.

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Lauren East 2012

Lauren East (2012) is pursuing an M.A. in Clinical/Counseling Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado. Lauren has been working with clients with trauma histories, and she reports loving growing as a counselor. Lauren is starting an internship in the summer 2014 at the Northern Colorado AIDS Project where she will work one-on-one with clients newly diagnosed with HIV or AIDS.