Archives For: January 2012

Psychology Open House for Prospective Students


On Tuesday, February 28th, 2012, from 5:30 - 7:00 PM PST, join us to learn more about our Psychology programs and engage in discussion with faculty members. Participants may attend the Open House on site or via conference call.

The Graduate College of Psychology and Humanistic Studies is the world's premier center for humanistic scholarship and research. We invite you to learn more about our programs:

Saybrook is a unique university of student-engaged learning in a rigorous course of study. Our mission is to provide graduate education that evokes and guides transformational change in individuals, organizations, and communities toward a just, humane, and sustainable world. Our renowned faculty, alumni, and students are thought leaders in their fields.

At the Open House, Saybrook faculty will lead discussion on select topics and answer prospective student questions. To learn more and register, please RSVP HERE.

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Annual conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology


The Fifth Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, Division 32 of the American Psychological Association will take place March 29 - April 1, 2012. The theme of this year's conference is Person, Consciousness and Community: The Experiential Revolution in Humanistic, Existential, Constructivist and Transpersonal Theory and Practice.

The conference is hosted by Point Park University in Pittsburgh and the Division 32 logo

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Mind-Body Medicine Conference Call for Prospective Students


On Wednesday, February 8th, 2012, from 12:00 pm - 1:00pm PT, Dr. Donald Moss, Chair of Saybrook's Graduate College of Mind-Body Medicine, will host a conference call to discuss unique MBM program opportunities. Developed in conjunction with James S. Gordon, Director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Saybrook offers the only fully accredited master's and PhD MBM degrees in the US.

Mind-body medicine (MBM) represents a new consensus view of health and wellness that combines mainstream western medicine with alternative practice; psychological health with nutritional and behavioral change.  Together, these perspectives create more effective treatments that lead to lasting health.

Dr. Moss, who serves on the Board of Directors of the Biofeedback Institute of America and is president of the American Psychological Association of Hypnosis, is an internationally sought after trainer on Mind-Body Medicine techniques to medical professionals. After providing conference call participants information about MBM programs, he will engage prospective students in an open question and answer session. To register for the event, please RSVP HERE!

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Conference: Developing Global Citizens in Schools, Higher Education, and the Community


Screen shot 2012-01-21 at 3.23.20 PM5th Annual Conflict Resolution Education summit takes place March 14 – 19, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Conference Audience:  Those interested in CRE/SEL/PE, including policy makers, practitioners, researchers, educators, college and university faculty, staff, and students, K-12 educators, public health officials, prevention specialists, state, local, national, and international policy makers, and individuals who work with youth serving organizations.

Event Overview: The 5th International Conference on CRE is an opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration and research on issues related to the development of infrastructure in CRE. Presentations will focus on innovations in the fields that are making broad impacts in local, state, national, and international communities.  Participants will exchange best practices, evaluation methodology, creation of policy implementation structures, consideration of obstacles to success, and new and innovative use of training, resources and technology. Conference participants will be drawn from the local, state, national, and international community.  College students and faculty are encouraged to attend and present their findings.  On-site events include a meeting of Ohio Colleges and University Network developing peace and conflict studies programs, March 15th, 6:30PM – 9:30PM, Association for Conflict Resolution Education Section meeting, and a capacity building seminar for U.S. Community Colleges developing peace and conflict studies programs in partnership with the United States Institute of Peace.

Global Issues Resource Center and Library at Cuyahoga Community College is partnering with colleges and universities, and local, national, and international non-governmental and governmental organizations to host the 5th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE), Developing Global Citizens in Schools, Higher Education, and the Community in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.  This conference builds upon the following conferences and working group meetings:

  • Inter-American Summit on CRE 2007,
  • the International Summit on CRE, Youth and Conflict: Global Challenges – Local Strategies 2008,
  • Collaboration across Fields: Implementation and Sustainability of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), CRE, Peace Education (PE), and Citizenship Education (CE) 2009,
  • 3rd International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE), Building Infrastructures for Change: Innovations in Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) and Justice Initiatives (2009),
  • Sustainable Regional Education Efforts for Safer More Inclusive Communities, Heredia, Costa Rica, 2010.
  • 4th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE), Building Infrastructures for Change:  Innovations in Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) June 2010

These earlier conferences and working group meetings brought together government representatives from among the 50 states, around the globe, and their non-governmental organization partners who have legislation or policies in place to deliver CRE/SEL/PE and Civics Education at the K-12 level and in universities. Conference and meeting publications are available on this website.

Questions?  Please contact Global Issues Resource Center at 216-987-2224 or e-mail Elizabeth Wuerz at

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