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Argosy University is a system of for-profit colleges owned by Education Management Corporation. The university maintains 28 locations in the United States, as well as an online division. The university offers programs at the associates, bachelor's, master's and doctorate level through its seven colleges. The colleges include the College of Undergraduate Studies, College of Psychology and Behavioral science, College of Education, College of Business, College of Health science, Western State College of Law at Argosy University and The Art Institutes of California at Argosy University. Wikipedia.

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News Article | April 17, 2017
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Titus R. Ngateh’s new book Born With A Vision: A Gift of Love ($15.49, paperback 9781498485746; $7.99, eBook, 9781498485753) is the inspiring story of a young man’s struggle to beat the odds following the sudden death of his father, and his determination to leave the tragic past behind. Poverty compounded by the Liberian Civil War was a force he not only had to reckon with, but would he live to see his family also trapped in the fighting elsewhere in the country? In the midst of this horrible event, he held on to his faith in God, the Faith his late father had instilled in him as a young boy. Tragedies in the families, including the deaths of an older brother, an uncle, and two friends in the war, had taught him a hard lesson. Ngateh says, “This book is relevant in today’s culture in that while my story occurred on the other side of the globe, it is just as relatable as in the streets of Chicago or Atlanta. One can, for instance, see homelessness, crime, unemployment, single parents battling over the issues of survivability to remain relevant in the community they live. The condition of the orphanage that remains one of the fundamental headaches in the world, leaves humanity hopeless, some of which are caused by civil unrest, extreme poverty and other man-made disasters. Places like Iraq, Libya, the Sudan, the Middle East, Syria, Egypt, Mali, Somalia, and other troubled spots in the world, are just a few classic examples of the endless human situations in a world that appears, falling apart. It was the same with what happened in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and in countries that are currently undergoing various forms of chaos.” Titus R. Ngateh was born in Liberia, West Africa. He fled the Liberian civil war and resettled in the United States in 2003. His adopted parents followed later, in 2004. He attended high school in Guinea, West Africa. He was a student at the America, Episcopal University AMU, 2001-2002. He has attended colleges in Maryland, and New York respectively. He is now a graduate of Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology, at Argosy University, Atlanta Georgia. Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Born With A Vision: A Gift of Love through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.


In 2016, Grueneberg's Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio was named one of Food & Wine's "America's Best Restaurants" and was a top 50 finalist in Bon Appetit's "Best New Restaurants." That same year, it was one of GQ's "12 Best New Restaurants," Eater's "21 Best New Restaurants in America," Chicago Magazine's "15 Best New Restaurants" and earned the "Worth the Wait" award in the Chicago Tribune Dining Awards, among other accolades. "We are so proud of Chef Grueneberg's tremendous accomplishments.  She is a phenomenal example of how education, hard work and dedication to your passion can pay off. Chef Grueneberg is an incredible alumna and chef, and most deserving of this distinguished award," said Dr. Nathan Breitling, Provost of The Art Institutes schools. To learn more about The Art Institutes schools visit, www.artinstitutes.edu. The Art Institutes is a system of over 45 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of Argosy University. Administrative office: The Art Institutes, 210 Sixth Avenue, 33rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 © 2017 The Art Institutes. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@aii.edu. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/art-institutes-culinary-grad-sarah-grueneberg-named-a-james-beard-foundation-best-chef-300460179.html


College Bound online begins in the fall of 2017 and provides convenient, flexible learning options that fit easily into busy schedules. The online program consists of three foundational courses: Design Fundamentals, Digital Color Theory and Image Manipulation. Both the express and online programs' hours match existing requirements of college-level foundation courses offered at The Art Institutes schools. "The Art Institutes College Bound programs provide high school juniors and seniors with the opportunity to experience a college setting, classroom and coursework," according to Dr. Nathan Brietling, provost, The Art Institutes. "The summer express program gives these students a chance to gain 11 weeks' worth of traditional courses in a two-week period of creative, inspiring and intensive learning. We're excited to provide these courses for young students who are just starting their creative futures." "My personal experience with the College Bound high school students is that they are eager and enthusiastic about taking these classes. They show up early, they work hard, and, by the end of the class, they do not want to leave," said Eyda Jove, fashion design instructor and College Bound instructor, Miami International University of Art & Design. A tuition and materials fee is required for enrollment in College Bound. If a student has applied and submitted an essay to an Art Institutes school, the course tuition will be waived. College Bound Express is offered at the following locations: The Art Institute of Atlanta The Art Institute of Austin, a branch of The Art Institute of Houston The Art Institute of California—Hollywood, a campus of Argosy University The Art Institute of California—Sacramento, a campus of Argosy University The Art Institute of California—San Diego, a campus of Argosy University The Art Institute of California—San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University The Art Institute of California—Orange County, a campus of Argosy University The Art Institute of Charleston, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta The Art Institute of Charlotte, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design The Art Institute of Colorado The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale The Art Institute of Houston The Art Institute of Indianapolis The Art Institute of Michigan The Art Institute of Pittsburgh The Art Institute of Raleigh-Durham, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design The Art Institute of San Antonio, a branch of The Art Institute of Houston The Art Institute of Seattle The Art Institute of Tampa, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design The Art Institute of Tennessee—Nashville, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta The Art Institute of Virginia Beach, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta The Illinois Institute of Art—Chicago The Illinois Institute of Art—Schaumburg The Art Institutes is a system of schools throughout the United States. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of Argosy University. Administrative office: The Art Institutes, 210 Sixth Avenue, 33rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222©2017 The Art Institutes. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@aii.edu. *Students who successfully complete a course will receive a certificate of completion. The College Bound courses are non-credit bearing and do not transfer into our academic program offerings or the offerings of any other institution. However, as part of the course, you will have the opportunity to develop a portfolio that you are able to request proficiency credit. Proficiency credit is awarded based on the proficiency credit policy defined in an institution's academic catalog. The cost of the College Bound courses varies between $325 and $350. This cost is waived for any student that has an application and completed essay on file with the school. Check with the school you are interested in attending for exceptions and details, as not all programs are offered at all locations. Individual location participation is subject to change. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/the-art-institutes-announces-college-bound-summer-express-and-online-courses-that-provide-high-schoolers-with-college-level-course-experience-300464165.html


News Article | June 23, 2017
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PTSD Awareness and Treatment Richard Shane, Ph.D. Founder Sleep Easily June is PTSD Awareness Month, culminating on June 27 with PTSD Awareness Day. Sponsored by The National Center for PTSD, they promote awareness of PTSD and effective treatments throughout the year. Says Dr. Shane: "Patients often try to initially calm PTSD in their thoughts and emotions. I've seen better results showing PTSD sufferers how to initially calm their body tension, which helps calm their mind and emotions." Dr. Shane is a sleep expert and psychotherapist with over 20 years' experience in a clinical sleep practice setting. This practice gave him expert awareness of PTSD, a common cause of insomnia. Author of "Sleep Easily Method Sleepguide," Dr. Shane can comment on sleep awareness, PTSD, stress and sleep-related articles. ProfNet Profile: www.profnetconnect.com/drshane Website: www.sleepeasily.com Contact: Mary Cochran, mcochran@sleepeasily.com Americans Not Properly Prepared for Natural Disaster Nicolette Louissaint, Ph.D. Interim Executive Director Healthcare Ready "With the Atlantic hurricane season officially in full swing and predicted to be a busier than usual one (estimating up to nine hurricanes), it is important to share key information that can help those communities and people most vulnerable to a sudden impact from a natural disaster to be prepared and find ways to protect their and their families' heath. Natural disasters do not provide ample lead time, so it is important to take steps to prepare now." To take the pulse of American's level of preparedness and confidence in the face of a natural disaster, Healthcare Ready worked with YouGov to conduct a poll of 1,184 Americans. Overall, the findings showed that the second year in a row, the potential of a natural disaster, such as a hurricane, tornado, flood or wildfire affecting their community as the greatest single disaster individuals are concerned about. America's concern about natural disasters (34%) continues to exceed worry about terrorist attacks (15%), cyber-attacks (6%), or environmental disasters (6%) combined. Based in Washington, D.C., Louissaint is available to speak on the impact of the survey findings and the importance of building community resilience before, during and after natural disasters and emergency events. Website: www.healthcareready.com Contact: Saara Khadir, saara@jpa.com How to Use Fidget Spinners to Keep Your Kids Focused This Summer Kimberly Stone Education Professor Argosy University, Hawaii "If your child is having a hard time understanding appropriate actions, use the fidget spinner as a teaching tool. Perhaps the child wants to play with it all the time -- after all, it is a fun new toy. Make sure to help your child understand times that it is useful. Perhaps, at dinner waiting on service it is okay -- but show the child how there is a need to put it away to order and talk to people." Website: https://www.argosy.edu/locations/hawaii Contact: Carole Carr, cccarr@argosy.edu Millennial Women Struggling More Than Their Mothers Did Pavlina Osta Millennial Social Commentator Millennial women are worse off than those of the Baby Boomer generation in terms of economic equality, health, and overall well-being, according to a new report by the Population Reference Bureau. Some of the report's findings: 1) There's been a 37% rise in the poverty rate among Millennial and Generation X women; 2) one in four workers in high-paying STEM fields were women in Generation X, but only one in five were Millennial women; 3) the suicide rate for young women in the Millennial generation has increased to 6.3 per 100,000, compared to 4.4 per 100,000 in Generation X. Says Osta: "Social media gives young girls unrealistic images of themselves, which are the root of a whole lot of problems. Even with this new wave of feminism, so many women are still feeling unempowered. In certain industries, it amazes me how women are still the minority and aren't being treated the same." Osta is a sought-after Millennial social commentator booked to share her "keep it real" view on all things politics or pop culture. Recognized for her swift and fun interviewing style, this radio and talk-show host has been landing her own interviews with the world's notable superstars, athletes, and newsmakers on and off the red carpet since she was 11. Website: www.pavlinaosta.com Contact: Mark Goldman, mark@goldmanmccormick.com Following are links to job listings for staff and freelance writers, editors and producers. You can view these and more job listings on our Job Board: https://prnmedia.prnewswire.com/community/jobs/ Following are links to other news and resources we think you might find useful. If you have an item you think other reporters would be interested in and would like us to include in a future alert, please drop us a line at profnetalerts@prnewswire.com PROFNET is an exclusive service of PR Newswire. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/profnet-experts-available-on-ptsd-awareness-fidget-spinners-more-300478949.html


Eme R.,Argosy University
Brain Sciences | Year: 2017

Traumatic brain injury outcomes can be classified as acute or chronic. Acute outcomes refer to injuries that occur immediately at the time of the injury and subsequent short-term consequences. Chronic outcomes refer to adverse outcomes that are more long-term. In mild traumatic brain injury, recovery from acute outcomes typically occurs very rapidly, i.e., within 2 weeks, with full recovery expected by 90 days. However, some 10%-15% individuals can remain symptomatic for much longer with an outcome termed post-concussive syndrome. This outcome is difficult to predict since there are very few rigorous, prospective studies of this syndrome. © 2017 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland.


News Article | February 20, 2017
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News Article | December 16, 2016
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Eme R.,Argosy University
Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics | Year: 2012

This review examines the long-standing finding that ADHD is a common sequela of pediatric traumatic brain injury (PTBI) in light of the current conceptualization of ADHD as a dimensional, neuropsychologically heterogeneous disorder. The review contends that this conceptualization established the basis for concluding that frequently occurring symptoms caused by PTBI, such as slow processing speed, emotional dysregulation and disinhibition, are indicative of ADHD. Consequently, it concludes that ADHD following PTBI is even more common than the 30% rate the current literature suggests. It provides recommendations for the assessment and treatment of ADHD associated with PTBI. © 2012 Expert Reviews Ltd.


Agosta L.,Argosy University
Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy | Year: 2014

Heidegger's 1927 call to provide "a special hermeneutic of empathy" is linked with his later commitment at the Zollikon Seminars to engage explicitly with issues in psychodynamic therapy with psychiatrists. The task of providing a special hermeneutic of empathy is one that Heidegger assigns in Being and Time, but on which he does not deliver. Inspired by the assignment, this article applies the distinctions of Heidegger's Daseinanalysis to human interrelations. This article generates a Heideggerian account of empathy as a multi-dimensional process that delimits and illuminates the field of possibilities of authentic human relationships. The multiple dimensions of empathy include affectedness (Befindlichkeit), understanding of possibility, interpretation, and speech, the latter including listening. The result is a reconstruction of a Heideggerian account of empathic human relations in the sense that it goes beyond what Heidegger explicitly says to what the Heideggerian method of inquiry can contribute to understanding and implementing the process of empathy. In particular, a two-by-two matrix is built and engaged in detail, cross referencing the four possibilities of authentic and inauthentic relationships with the individual and the other. A specifically Heideggerian analysis of the multi-dimensional process of empathy is the result. The clinical relevance of Heidegger's work is made explicit as empathy is positioned as the foundation of clinical practice as exemplified in psychodynamic psychotherapy. © 2013 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.


Gwozdziewycz N.,Argosy University
The Permanente journal | Year: 2013

Narrative therapies, especially narrative exposure therapy, are used to treat the effects of trauma in refugees and to prevent psychiatric illness. These methods involve helping the person to tell the story of what happened to them until it no longer elicits anxiety. We reviewed all quantitative studies related to narrative exposure methods for treating trauma or posttraumatic stress disorder in refugees. We focused on studies with sufficient information to calculate effect sizes and statistical power. We found 7 quantitative studies for which effect size and power could be calculated. The total average effect size for all interventions was 0.63 (medium). The average effect size for studies in which interventions were administered by physicians, adequately trained graduate students, or both was 0.53. The effect size for studies in which the counselors were themselves refugees was 1.02. The 95% confidence intervals for the effect sizes of narrative exposure therapy did not reach below 0. Studies demonstrating the effectiveness of narrative methods have adequate effect sizes and statistical power. Empowering lay counselors to treat their fellow refugees in future studies is warranted.

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