Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Statement from President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D.

2022-10-03T15:40:09-07:00

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Statement from President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D. Indigenous peoples have lived along the coasts, on the islands, and in the mountains of California for thousands of years. The Chumash Nation, specifically, has always believed that “all things are alive, intelligent, dangerous and sacred.” Since our founding in 1974, Fielding Graduate University has been physically located in Santa Barbara, where the Chumash Nation and its ancestors’ tribes and bands have lived for centuries. In addition to Santa Barbara, this California Indigenous Nation has roots in San Luis Obispo, Ventura, Malibu, and the Channel Islands. In acknowledgment of [...]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Statement from President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D.2022-10-03T15:40:09-07:00

Coaching in Context: The Coherent Coach

2022-09-30T11:45:57-07:00

Coaching in Context: The Coherent Coach This Session is Eligible for 1.0 Coach Continuing Education Units (.5 CC & .5 RD) SPEAKERS: Dr. Kathy Norwood Ed.D., PCC, and Dr. Mary Ann Burke, Ph.D., Ed.D., MFT DATE: November 16, 2022 TIME: 11 a.m. PST Fielding Ed. D graduates (2013) Dr. Kathy Norwood and Dr. Mary Ann Burke are excited to announce their upcoming webinar: The Coherent Coach: What Are We Feeding the Field? The pandemic has left educators exhausted and ready to quit. Drs. Norwood and Burke discuss their latest research on how heart coherent coaches could offer hope to clients in need of [...]

Coaching in Context: The Coherent Coach2022-09-30T11:45:57-07:00

Alum Dominique Eugene, Ph.D., Receives Award for Research Excellence and Innovation

2022-09-29T13:02:21-07:00

Alum Dominique Eugene, Ph.D., Receives Award for Research Excellence and Innovation Clinical Psychology Program alum (’18) Dominique Eugene, Ph.D., LMFT, RPT-S, IFECMHS, recently received Stellenbosch University’s prestigious Deputy Vice Chancellors Top 20 Postdoctoral Award for Research Excellence and Innovation.  Dominique Eugene, Ph.D. Dr. Eugene is an HBNU (Harvard University, Boston University, Northwestern University, and the University of New Mexico) Fogarty Global Health Training Program – Harvard University Post-Doctoral Fellow at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Stellenbosch University is hosting 356 Postdoctoral Research Fellows in 2022, with Fellows representing disciplines across all faculties, with the majority in Science, Health, [...]

Alum Dominique Eugene, Ph.D., Receives Award for Research Excellence and Innovation2022-09-29T13:02:21-07:00

Fielding Alum Dr. Laura Sherwood Serving as Mentor at 30 Years of Photovoice Virtual Conference in October

2022-09-28T12:23:52-07:00

Fielding alum Laura Sherwood, Ph.D. (HOD ’21), is a conference mentor for the upcoming “30 Years of Photovoice: Past, Present Future” Virtual Conference from Oct. 20-22, 2022. Dr. Sherwood will help mentees with Photovoice Theory vs. Practice in a 50-minute session. The conference consists of three days of presentations, networking, and workshops.  Laura Sherwood, Ph.D. Dr. Sherwood graduated from Fielding in 2021 with a Ph.D. in Human Development. She is a qualitative researcher and community program development specialist based in Frederick, MD. Her dissertation was titled, “Why Art Matters: Dismantling Dominant Narratives through Art and Digital Feminist Activism.” [...]

Fielding Alum Dr. Laura Sherwood Serving as Mentor at 30 Years of Photovoice Virtual Conference in October2022-09-28T12:23:52-07:00

Indigenous Peoples Day Acknowledgement with guest speaker Steven Newcomb

2022-10-03T11:58:02-07:00

The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code This presentation explores how the Doctrine of Discovery provides the larger historical context for Pope Francis’ recent trip to Turtle Island (“Canada”) and the various calls for truth and reconciliation. Understanding the Doctrine of Discovery is critical in understanding how Indigenous policy today has been informed by our past. Issues addressed include challenges to Tribal sovereignty, land stewardship and loss,  “boarding schools” in the United States as well as “residential schools” in Canada. Such understandings allow us to reflect on how and in what ways we can make meaningful change, that [...]

Indigenous Peoples Day Acknowledgement with guest speaker Steven Newcomb2022-10-03T11:58:02-07:00

University Town Hall on Oct. 13: Welcoming Fielding’s New Provost Dr. Wendi Williams

2022-09-23T13:56:28-07:00

President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D., invites Fielding Graduate University’s alums, students, faculty, staff, and prospective students to a University Town Hall on Oct. 13 to announce the appointment of Fielding’s new provost. The town hall will take place 9-10 a.m. Pacific/12-1 p.m. Eastern. This University Town Hall will introduce Wendi Williams, Ph.D., Provost and Senior Vice President, to the Fielding community. Dr. Williams will begin the provost position on Oct. 11 and brings many years of academic and administrative experience -- as well as a scholarly background -- to this important role at Fielding. As a psychologist, advocate, and educator, [...]

University Town Hall on Oct. 13: Welcoming Fielding’s New Provost Dr. Wendi Williams2022-09-23T13:56:28-07:00

VP of DEI Sponsored Event: Decolonizing the Psychology Curriculum

2022-09-15T14:41:48-07:00

Decolonizing the Psychology Curriculum: From Critical Consciousness to Liberatory Pedagogies September 23, 2022 | 9-10 a.m. Pacific V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Allison Davis-White Eyes, Ph.D., invites alums, students, faculty, staff, and prospective students to a presentation by Jasmine A. Mena, Ph.D. The field of psychology grew out of the history of conquest and colonization. As a result, the knowledge production and services have not been equally accessible to all peoples and cultures and have resulted in a multitude of inequities. Halting the perpetuation of U.S. colonization of psychology will require a reassessment of the mission, values, and practices in [...]

VP of DEI Sponsored Event: Decolonizing the Psychology Curriculum2022-09-15T14:41:48-07:00

Hispanic Heritage Month Reflections from V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

2022-09-08T15:10:59-07:00

Dear Fielding Graduate University community, welcome to the month of September and the beginning of the school year for many across the world. September also is National Hispanic Heritage Month, beginning on September 15 and lasting through October 15, celebrating and acknowledging the contributions, achievements, and oftentimes untold history of Hispanic/Latinx peoples that hail from the Caribbean, Central, North, and South America. The day of September 15 was specifically chosen because of its direct connection to the liberation movements that resulted in the independence of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, with Mexico and Chile celebrating their independence [...]

Hispanic Heritage Month Reflections from V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion2022-09-08T15:10:59-07:00

Fielding Alum Dr. Christy Gliniak Provides Opening Remarks for the 2022 Infant Health Policy Summit

2022-09-01T11:02:39-07:00

Fielding alum Christy Gliniak, Ph.D. (IECD’22), provided opening remarks at the 2022 Infant Health Policy Summit which took place on August 31, 2022. The Summit is hosted by The National Coalition for Infant Health (NCfIH). NCfIH is a collaborative of professional, clinical, community health, and family support organizations that uses education and advocacy to promote patient-centered care for premature infants and their families. NCfIH envisions safe, healthy infants whose families can access the information, care and treatment their babies need. To learn more visit https://www.infanthealth.org/2022summit#2022 Christy Gliniak, Ph.D., OTR/L, CNT, CPXP Dr. Christy Gliniak is a neonatal occupational [...]

Fielding Alum Dr. Christy Gliniak Provides Opening Remarks for the 2022 Infant Health Policy Summit2022-09-01T11:02:39-07:00

Fielding Graduate University at the Pacific Pride Festival

2022-09-06T13:03:40-07:00

Fielding Graduate University supported the 2022 Pacific Pride Festival, “Pride at the Beach,”  with a sponsor booth. The festival took place this past weekend on Saturday, August 27, 2022, in Chase Palm Park along the beautiful Santa Barbara coastline. The annual event celebrates the LGBTQ+ local, national, and worldwide communities. This year’s “Pride at the Beach” event had a particular focus on inclusion and belonging, two shared values of Fielding Graduate University. Fielding’s participation in the Pride event was organized by Erica Fichter, Director of Recruitment and Admissions, and included close to a dozen Fielding staff volunteers from across the [...]

Fielding Graduate University at the Pacific Pride Festival2022-09-06T13:03:40-07:00
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