Discovery, Integration, and Application
All faculty members in the School of Psychology, Family, and Community (SPFC) are committed teachers and mentors, active scholars and practitioners. We seek students who are excited to learn, prepared to work hard, and desire to make a difference in the world.
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The faculty, staff and students of the School of Psychology, Family and Community (SPFC) at Seattle Pacific University strive to become a community of learners:
- Guided by Faith Exploring the implications of vital expressions of Christian faith for the human condition as well as for emotional and relational healing and health.
- Rooted in Academic Discipline Fostering rigorous and creative learning environments as well as contributing primary scholarship to the scientific study of psychological and social processes.
- Committed to Service Grounding our learning community in the theory, research and application of our disciplines in order to produce skilled graduates who can serve with character and competence in a broken world.
Nurturing creative partnerships with our local community and beyond in order to serve in and learn from socially and culturally diverse settings.
Centers and Initiatives
Initiative for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Living Well Initiative
Center for Relationship Development
SPFC Advisory Board
Programs & Events
2012-13 Speaker Series
Medical Family Therapy Training Seminars
Graduate Program Open House
Is Beauty In the Eye of the Beholder?
Mindfulness and Brain Scans
Psychological First Aid
The Healthy Workplace