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Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions related to the program s accreditation status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Recent Achievements

Dr. Keith Cruise is co-principal investigator for a new grant to improve practices and outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system at risk of negative after-effects from trauma. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention funded this collaborative effort under the direction of staff at the National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice. Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice. as well as various state and county level justice departments.

Congratulations to four of our CPDP faculty who have have been awarded six new research grants (5 of which are federally-funded, and 5 multi-year) that total almost $1-million in total direct costs. All of these grants focus on cross-cultural and/or vulnerable, underrepresented minority (URM) populations.

School settings URM youth

Our new research projects add to our CPDP faculty s multi-million dollar research portfolio across numerous faculty. These new projects also bolster our existing strengths in each of our core training areas. As detailed in the last column of the table above, each of the new projects contributes to our training in:

  • Biomedical, Psychosocial, Sociocultural aspects of Clinical Psychology
  • Our rigorous cross-cutting Training Priorities (i.e. Research Methodology, Research Ethics Forensic Issues, Assessment Techniques, and Advanced Analytics)
  • Our four core training settings and the vulnerable populations in these settings (i.e. School, Healthcare, Forensic Mental Health, and Community Engaged Ethics Research; children, adolescents, older adults; and vulnerable and understudied populations such as HIV, refugees, low SES, etc.)

Overview of newly funded research projects

  • Dr. Cruise has two new projects. The first is funded by the National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice. This project will implement a new screening tool for juvenile justice community diversion centers. The second project is funded by SAMHSA and provides trauma support for youths who are at risk of, or already involved with the juvenile justice system. Both projects focus on Forensic Mental Health Settings vulnerable, low-income URM youth.
  • Dr. Rivera Mindt has a new project funded by the Alzheimer s Association that examines how genetic (APOE 4) and nongenetic (cerebrovascular, sociocultural) risk factors contribute to cognitive neural abnormalities in aging HIV+ Latinas/os. Trainees will collect and analyze data using novel Research Methodologies (i.e. genetics, neuroimaging, sociocultural), and this project incorporates Biomedical and Sociocultural training within a Healthcare setting with vulnerable, low-income URM older adults.
  • Dr. Rosenfeld received support from a Health Disparities/Equities Research Supplement to his NCI-funded R21 grant and contributes to our Research Ethics Forensic Issues training. This project focuses on health disparities by adding a sample of Latina/o cancer patients to an on-going study to validate a new measure of prognostic understanding. This project occurs in a Healthcare setting and involves research with Latina/o cancer patients.
  • Dr. Yip has a new project funded by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities and contributes to our Sociocultural training. This project adds a sample of Chinese adolescents to a study of ethnic/racial discrimination, sleep disturbance and health to an on-going study exploring the same associations among Black and Hispanic youth funded by the NSF. This project takes place in public School settings and involves ethnically diverse youth.

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Our cosmetology students gain advanced education in make-up, cutting, and coloring. At Protégé Academy, you will:

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Take a hike: Ending client relationships

Consider this scenario: A key deadline is nearing, and the client is just now returning your calls and emails. But instead of responding to the open issues, the client indicates there is no real problem and irately demands that services be completed immediately. It is clearly time to end this client relationship.

Many accountants confess to daydreams of uttering Take a hike! to a less – than – ideal client. While it may seem like a good idea in the moment, such phrasing is not the most desirable way to terminate a client relationship. However, the process of telling a client to take a hike provides a useful analogy to guide a more professional, less risky end to contentious and cooperative client relationships alike. Treat a client termination as if it were a hike through uncharted lands.

STEP 1: PREPARE FOR THE JOURNEY

Most journeys take expert planning and attention to detail. A client termination requires similar efforts. It is important to remember that both good and bad client relationships may need to end unexpectedly. No signpost indicates when a client relationship takes a wrong turn. The following are tools that may be useful in preparing for an unforeseen client termination:

  • Termination provisions: Including a clear termination provision in an engagement letter, indicating an engagement can be terminated without completion for any reason, can provide significant latitude, if termination becomes necessary. By including such a provision, the CPA firm may reduce the likelihood of a client asserting that the firm cannot withdraw from the engagement.
  • Deadline communication: Clients that are chronically noncompliant with terms of the engagement may need a gentle reminder of their responsibilities in the form of a written communication. Deadlines should be communicated in an engagement letter. A separate stand – alone letter or email may be appropriate if there are concerns about a client’s ability to meet the identified timing. A properly timed communication could even prevent the need for a client termination.
  • Ideal client profile: CPA firms should establish an ideal client profile and regularly evaluate the existing client base against the profile to identify clients that are no longer a fit for the firm. This protocol helps identify potential problem clients before the relationship becomes tenuous.

STEP 2: BE AWARE OF THE DANGERS

Any journey will have its own set of pitfalls and obstacles. The same can be said of client relationships. Though no maps, GPS, or satellite imagery guide a termination, awareness can help CPAs through the dangers of a contentious client relationship. It can be easy to overlook negative indicators, especially if the fees are substantial, the relationship is long – standing. or new clients are hard to find. Even more difficult to overcome are strong interpersonal connections between the engagement team and the client. Recognizing a bias toward retaining a client and being mindful of already serious or mounting issues can be the difference between exiting a client relationship unharmed or falling into a conflict. Common indictors may include:

  • Concerns regarding client integrity.
  • Fee or service complaints.
  • Disputes within the client organization.
  • Untimely or incomplete responses to requests.
  • Negative responses to constructive suggestions.
  • Poor attitude toward internal controls.
  • High accounting or management turnover.
  • Dismissive treatment of engagement team members.
  • Disrespectful treatment of client employees.

While counterintuitive, a client’s rapid success or expansion also could be an indicator that the relationship may need to be reevaluated. The client’s successes may require services and expertise that are beyond the CPA firm’s capabilities. However a proactive plan may prevent the CPA from making unintended errors that could result in professional liability claims, if services were to continue.

STEP 3: MAP OUT YOUR PATH

Whether the end of a client relationship is ambiguous or obvious, a client termination is not complete until it is formalized in a written communication to the client. Guidance on drafting the letter is as follows:

  • Omit the reason for the termination: A termination letter is not the time to win an argument with a client. The letter simply represents a method to inform the client that you are no longer providing services and identify the client’s responsibilities going forward. Explaining why the firm is ending services may only upset the client further or create a problem that previously did not exist.
  • Items for clientfollowup: After parting ways, your client will need to be pointed in the right direction to complete its journey. The letter should clearly map out the client’s responsibilities going forward and issues that should be raised with a successor CPA. Matters of particular importance to include are deadlines (statutory, regulatory, or operational), internal control weaknesses or breakdowns, and indicators of potential fraud or violations of laws and regulations. If deadlines are missed or a theft occurs and the CPA had not informed the client of those in writing, the client may blame the CPA firm.
  • Fees: At times, clients assert that CPAs knew they did not provide proper services because they do not request outstanding fees. As a result, whether or not you expect to collect unpaid fees, a termination letter should state the outstanding balance of fees due. A final billing statement may resolve any confusion and could be included as an enclosure with the termination letter.
  • Send a hard copy: Advances in technology have made most interpersonal communications nearly instantaneous. Yet, the professionalism and permanence of an actual mailed letter cannot be ignored. Unless there is a looming deadline or other rare situation, a hard copy of the termination letter should always be sent by a method that will confirm receipt by the client. Further, the letter should be sent via a traceable method to demonstrate delivery and receipt.

STEP 4: FINISH THE JOURNEY

The client termination process is no walk in the park. It involves a commitment of will, time, and professionalism. It is not an easy choice or one that should be made on a whim. Once started, the process should be seen through to completion. The following tips will assist in managing this process:

  • Evaluate your mindset: While it is important to assess the client’s actions in making a termination decision, it is equally important to assess your own mentality once the decision to terminate has been made. The goal of a termination is to lessen or avoid a conflict with a client. Failing to maintain a professional attitude throughout the termination could elicit a client response that results in unnecessary stress, reputational damage, or even a professional liability claim.
  • Stick to the path: Once your services have been officially terminated, do not continue to provide services or reengage with the client for additional services. Allowing a client to talk you into providing services is akin to traversing a bridge that you already know to be perilous. It may seem as though you are performing just one more task before concluding the engagement, but continuing to provide services lessens the likelihood that the client will ever accept that the relationship has ended. Just remember, when the relationship terminates, it is a final decision.

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This article provides information, rather than advice or opinion. It is accurate to the best of the authors’ knowledge as of the article date. This article should not be viewed as a substitute for recommendations of a retained professional. Such consultation is recommended in applying this material in any particular factual situations.

Examples are for illustrative purposes only and not intended to establish any standards of care, serve as legal advice, or acknowledge any given factual situation is covered under any CNA insurance policy. The relevant insurance policy provides actual terms, coverages, amounts, conditions, and exclusions for an insured. All products and services may not be available in all states and may be subject to change without notice.





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The Railways need to evaluate whether it should continue to have 125 hospitals, 600 polyclinics and 100 schools directly under its wing, he said.

Outgoing RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today rejected the idea of the government taking a special dividend from the central bank for recapitalisation of public sector lenders, saying there is no free lunch .

India and Vietnam today called for a reform of the UN and an expansion of the Security Council in both the permanent and non-permanent categories of membership, with enhanced representation from developing countries.

Country s largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp plans to launch 15 new products in domestic as well as international markets this fiscal, a top company official said today.

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The system, which would utilise the same machine learning technology used in Microsoft s artificial intelligence (AI) assistant Cortana, is designed to have a long lifecycle.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched the Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana (BKRY) and inaugurated 1,000 anganwadi buildings here as part of the celebration marking birth centenary of legendary Biju Patnaik.

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Armed Forces Financial Aid Grants

The United State Army offers the Spouse Education Assistance Program (EAP) which is a To honor veterans and reward U.S.military personnel, each branch of the service puts forth financial aid for student-soldiers. Some programs are specific to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and U.S. Coast Guard, but others are offered to anyone serving. The United States department of Veterans Affairs administers the most widely recognized educational benefit for soldiers going to college The Montgomery G.I. Bill

The Montgomery G. I. Bill is a long-standing military benefit that facilitates college funding for those who serve in branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. The program is administered in two distinct chapters: Montgomery G.I. Active Duty and Montgomery G.I. Selected Reserve.

Montgomery Bill Active Duty (Chapter 30) aid guarantees up to 36 months worth of benefits for soldiers enrolled at institutions of higher education. The $50,000 eligibility is subject to additional funding allowances for active duty Army personnel who make individual contributions to their Montgomery accounts. The $600 buy-up program opens the door for additional student aid totalling over $5000 for each contributing participant. Generally, veterans remain eligible for Montgomery G.I. Bill funding for at least ten years following service, and additional resources are earned by committing to Army Reserve contracts.

The most recent incarnation of the initiative, The Post-9/11 G.I Bill, provides educational resources for approved education in these areas:Financial aid for military spouses in college

  • Graduate studies
  • Undergraduate degree pursuits
  • Vocational school
  • Technical school
  • On-the-job training
  • Flight school
  • Distance learning
  • Licensure
  • Entrepreneurial instruction
  • Tutoring
  • Testing

The United State Army supports education for military family members, with the Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program (SEAP). Army grants help spouses of soldiers who are serving within the United States, Europe, Korea and Japan. The program is a need-based initiative, with maximum awards totalling in the hundreds of annual tuition dollars for each successful applicant. Successful candidates are pursuing their first 4-year college degrees at approved schools. Part-time enrollment must be maintained, in order to qualify for SEAP assistance, and ongoing participation requires a 2.0 GPA.

The Spouse Tuition Aid Program (STAP) is for Navy service members who are serving overseas, and their families. Qualified applicants reside with active duty service-members, and attend college full or part time. Funds may be applied in the pursuit of undergraduate or graduate degrees. Participants attend accredited institutions of higher education that are approved by the U.S. Department of Education.

Air Force

The Air Force Tuition Assistance Program (TA) benefits active duty Airmen engaging in higher education. The program pays up to 100% of tuition costs for education that is voluntary and conducted during off-duty hours. The current maximum benefit for TA participants is $4500 each academic year. Qualified educational pursuits are conducted at two and four-year colleges, universities, technical schools and community colleges. Distance and correspondence learning options also qualifiy for assistance under this Air Force program

Like other branches of the armed forces, the Air Force provides educational support for ROTC students. The Scholarships for Outstanding Airmen program (SOAR) nominates up to 50 candidates annually, to compete for college assistance in technical, health, foreign language and other fields.

Marines

Marines benefit from federally sponsored education initiatives at the undergraduate level and beyond. Programs like the Marine Deployed Education Program provide undergraduate courses for afloat marines, with 100% of tuition costs absorbed by the government. The Marine Corp College Fund is a supplemental resource that, when combined with G.I.Bill, covers most college costs for eligible participants.

Navy (Marine Option) Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarships provide educational funding for worthy would-be-officers who make Marine Corps Reserve commitments.

The Admiral Mike Boorda Seaman-to-Admiral Educational Assistance Program offers annual grants to eligible Sailors and Marines. Boorda awards are valued between $500-$3000 each. Active duty service members accepted to the following programs are invited to apply for educational funding:

  • Enlisted Commissioning Program
  • Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program
  • Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program

Coast Guard

The Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA) program offers annual grants worth $150 each, to help with college bills. The supplemental resource is reserved for ancillary education expenses, outside tuition costs, like books, housing, and supplies. Coast Guard service members and their immediate families qualify for Coast Guard Grants.

Like other federally backed financial aid for military service members, CGMA assistance applies to testing costs, if required. That means college entrance exam fees, like those charged for the SAT and ACT tests, are covered by grants.





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Jay Tobias Bend, Oregon

Jay S. Tobias is a financial advisor employed by LPL Financial in Bend, Oregon. With over 23 years of experience and 4 exams passed, Jay Tobias maintains the following registrations:

Investment Advisor
Jay Tobias is registered with the SEC as an Investment Advisor, which is defined as someone who is paid to provide advice about securities. Investment advisors can also be paid to manage investment portfolios or offer financial planning services. Other terms commonly used for investment advisors include Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) and Registered Investment Advisor (RIA).

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Mr. Tobias is also registered with FINRA as a Broker (sometimes referred to as a broker-dealer registered rep. or RR ). Brokers are the sales personnel who work for larger brokerage firms. These firms (also known as broker-dealers ) are in the business of buying and selling securities such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds and other investment-related products. These firms are also registered with FINRA and can engage in securities transactions on behalf of its customers (as broker) or for its own account (as dealer).

Advisor data current as of May 15, 2017

Fees and Services

Types of fees charged:

  • Percentage of Assets
  • Hourly Charges
  • Commissions
  • Fee Only

Advisory services offered:

  • Financial Planning
  • Portfolio Management for Individuals
  • Portfolio Management for Businesses/Institutional
  • Educational Seminars
  • Securities Portfolio Management
  • Selection of Other Advisors
  • Wrap Fee Program
  • Other Advisory Services

State Registrations

Financial advisors must register with each state in which they conduct business. Below is a record of each state where Jay Tobias maintains an active registration.

For those interested in managing some of your investments on your own we have more research tools that may be of assistance. Below is a sample list of funds from our Mutual Funds Research Topic. where you can sort and filter mutual funds based on annual performance, ratings, fees and much more. We also publish an up-to-date Online Brokers Research Topic which lists current promotions and a Smart Rating Score for each firm.

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Data updated on May 15, 2017 via the following sources:
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Work with a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP ) professional who is required to complete extensive training and continuing education and can help you with big picture planning as well as portfolio management. A good resource for finding a CFP® professional is the Financial Planning Association’s website, PlannerSearch.org.

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If you’re looking for broad-based advice about various aspects of your financial life, hire a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP ) professional. These professionals must pass an extensive exam and meet other education and ethics requirements to gain the credential.

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Planning for Life Events

FPA offers resources designed to help individuals understand the importance of financial planning and the value of objective advice from a financial planner. Below are a selection of these helpful resources. Visit our Planning for Life Events page for more helpful resources.

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A Financial Primer for the Contemporary American Household

In the melting pot that is today’s America, would you believe that “traditional” husband-and-wife family households are now in the minority.

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Financial Matters Following a Loved Ones Death

Making sensible financial planning decisions after the loss of a family member or personal friend can be quite a challenge.If designated to.

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How Owning Rental Properties and Stocks Can Be Similar

In today’s turbulent market, why not rent out your portfolio — yes, rent out your portfolio! Okay, maybe that’s not entirely possible.However.

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Charitably Inclined?

As we approach the Holiday Season, our thoughts of giving usually rise. Whether it be for family and friends or for those in need, or causes.

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4 Steps Toward Good Financial Decisions

Making good financial decisions sits at the base of financial success. Really all financial advice revolves around that one goal — helping you.

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No Substitute

If advertising trends are any indication, more and more of us are experiencing increased levels of what I’ll call “yield fatigue”. New.

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Checklist for Year-End Planning

I recently attended a large public seminar that focused on educating consumers about the value of financial planning. The headliner of the.

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Determine if You’re Ready to Start Investing

Life is good. You love where you live. You’re flourishing at work. Your income is growing, and so, too, is your bank account. Everything, it.

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Location, location, location

You have probably heard the old real estate adage – location, location, location – meaning the location of your house has a great impact on.

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Top 10 Reasons I m Thankful

I’m thankful that I’m not a turkey!I’m thankful that I have the gift of sight so that I can see the changing of the leaves and my little girls.

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What is The Financial Planning Association?

The Financial Planning Association (FPA ) is the largest membership organization for CFP professionals in the U.S. and also includes members who support the financial planning process.

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Financial Advisor Overview

Overview

It’s an exciting time to be a financial advisor, since several decades ago, the position didn’t really exist. You were either a stockbroker or a community banker or even in insurance sales, according to James Kinney, a certified financial planner and founder of the New Jersey-based Financial Pathways. Now, however, financial advisors perform all these roles, from small independent practices to big investment firms.

“As a larger portion of the industry shifts away from the banks, brokers and insurance companies, additional opportunities have opened,” writes Eric Schaefer of the Virginia-based wealth management, investment and financial planning firm Savant Capitalin an email. “As this transition takes place, many advisors have gone independent or created ensemble relationships in new businesses. These new businesses need young, energetic and driven professionals to leverage the time of senior advisors and provide for the future continuity of the business.”

Put simply, financial advisors meet with clients and counsel them on their finances. This could mean sitting down and creating budgets to firming up retirement plans to giving advice about investing. Financial advisors can also invest a client’s funds and meet with him or her regularly to discuss their investments. Some are also licensed to sell insurance. Many times, financial advisors help plan a safe, comfortable future for their clients, but they’re also called upon when the unexpected occurs –perhaps an aging parent suddenly requires a live-in nurse, a couple plans on divorcing or a child needs to transfer to an expensive private school. Financial advisors may step in and make sense of these fiscal troubles and create a plan for moving forward. For that reason, Schaefer explains, “Good financial advisors and good teachers tend to have a lot of traits in common.” He points out that advisors must be able to listen to their clients; explain complex ideas in easy-to-understand ways; and be able to sympathize with their clients.

This is expected to be one of the faster-growing occupations over the next decade, with a projected growth rate of 30 percent through 2024, according to the Labor Department. That’s an additional 73,900 new positions on top of the 249,400 jobs financial advisors held in 2014. The retirement of baby boomers in need of financial planning advice is one driver of the expected growth. Still, employment may be tempered by the increasing number of online advisory tools, which may divert clients from seeking financial advice in person.

Quick Stats

$81,060 Median Salary

3.3% Unemployment Rate

73,900 Number of Jobs

Salary

The median annual salary for financial advisors was $81,060 in 2014, with the lowest-paid earning less than $35,500 and the highest-paid earning more than $187,199. On top of their salaries, many advisors also earn substantial bonuses. The best-paid financial advisors live in the metropolitan areas of Danbury, Connecticut; Panama City, Florida; and Great Falls, Montana.

75th Percentile. $139,350

25th Percentile. $52,590

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Training

To be a financial advisor, you need financial expertise and a desire to help people. A bachelor’s degree is typically a good starting place, but you can choose a broad range of degrees – from finance to business to something entirely different. Increasingly, universities have begun offering financial planning degrees, too.

However, Schaefer says, “My colleagues and I agree that 80 percent of our job is psychology, and only 20 percent is financial. I know successful owners of financial advisory firms that specifically recruit psychology majors for this reason. Though a business or economics degree will better prepare a professional to take industry exams or explain financial products, the ability to understand the core concerns and goals of a client or prospective client is much more valuable.”

The Certified Financial Planner exam is required to become a CFP –a distinction that looks good to employers. You can also acquire other designations if you want to specialize in a certain area of financial planning. For instance, you can complete the necessary coursework and exam to acquire the Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist, or CRPS, designation. And if you plan on buying or selling stocks or selling insurance, you’ll need to procure state-specific licenses.

Job Satisfaction

Average Americans work well into their 60s, so workers might as well have a job that’s enjoyable and a career that’s fulfilling. A job with a low stress level, good work-life balance and solid prospects to improve, get promoted and earn a higher salary would make many employees happy. Here’s how this job’s satisfaction is rated in terms of upward mobility, stress level and flexibility.

Upward Mobility. Above Average
Opportunities for advancements and salary

Stress Level. Above Average
Work environment and complexities of the job s responsibilities

Flexibility. Average
Alternative working schedule and work life balance

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