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  • Residency FAQ - How to Apply - Future Students - San Francisco State University
    as proof of graduation you can take a copy of the AB 540 you completed to the Bursar s office to show as proof that you re applying for the exemption from nonresident fees and should only be charged resident fees at this time Contact the Bursar s office at 415 338 1281 for more information Exemption from Nonresident Tuition Fees AB 540 Frequently Asked Questions What is AB 540 On October 11 2001 Governor Gray Davis signed Assembly Bill 540 now Education Code Section 68130 5 creating a new exemption from nonresident tuition fees for any student who meets ALL of the following criteria a attended high school in California public or private for 3 or more years b graduated from a California high school or attained the equivalent prior to the start of the admission term at SFSU for example passed the GED or California High School Proficiency exam d Please Note A student who is without lawful immigration status must file an AB540 affidavit with the campus stating that he or she has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status or will file an application as soon as he or she is eligible to do so When did the law take effect January 2 2002 Are U S citizens who are current residents of other states but meet all the eligibility criteria able to apply for AB 540 Yes AB 540 is for any incoming student who has attended a CA high school for 3 years or more and graduated from that high school Being a U S citizen does not preclude you from applying for the exemption Do students need to file a new affidavit each semester they enroll No Students providing an affidavit are not required to submit a new affidavit for any future term of continuous enrollment after the original affidavit is submitted A break in continuous enrollment will require completion of a new affidavit Does the exemption apply to students holding valid non immigrant temporary visas No If you have an F J H L or other temporary visa you are legally ineligible for the AB 540 exemption Are students covered under this exemption eligible to receive State University Grants SUG Yes The California Dream Act of 2011 allows students who meet AB540 criteria to apply for and receive certain state and institutional financial assistance programs What other assistance is available under the California Dream Act of 2011 AB131 allows student who qualify under AB540 to apply for and receive state funded financial aid such as institutional grants community college fee waivers Cal Grant and Chafee Grant This law takes effect on January 1 2013 As such eligible AB540 students at San Francisco State University who complete the Dream Application will be considered for funding based on meeting the priority deadline and financial needs guidelines How do I apply for aid under the California Dream Act Eligible AB540 students at San Francisco State University who complete the Dream Application will

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  • SFSU | The Institute of Holistic Health Studies
    broader community with a deeper understanding of health healing and optimal well being from a holistic perspective integrating diverse cultural historical and interdisciplinary ideas and practices from around the world The Institute is committed to excellence in teaching research and service and to the dissemination of an innovative health promotion curriculum in higher education one that recognizes the fundamental interconnectedness of life and of our responsibility as global citizens The Vision of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies To educate students and the broader community in the principles and practices of Holistic Health in relation to self care healthcare and social ecological stewardship Integrate holistic health views into health education health promotion curricula Share this unique Holistic Health Studies model with universities nationally A Brief History The Institute for Holistic Health Studies IHHS and the Holistic Health Studies curriculum evolved out of courses taught through the Center for Interdisciplinary Science CIS at San Francisco State University Established in 1974 CIS was a pioneering program exploring interdisciplinary perspectives in physical and biological sciences in the School of Science In 1976 the founding Director of CIS Dr George Araki offered two new courses in holistic health New Approaches for Health and Self Regulation and Research Seminar in Holistic Health The growing popularity and demand for holistic health courses inspired the birth of a new program of study resulting in a Minor in Holistic Health Spring 1981 the Institute for Holistic Healing Studies Fall 1986 and a Holistic Health Certificate Fall 1991 In 1993 IHHS moved into the College of Health and Human Services and became part of the Department of Health Education On October 26 1999 Dr George Araki retired from the university after 24 years with IHHS He passed away in 2006 Thanks to his vision and dedication San Francisco State

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  • SFSU | The Institute of Holistic Health Studies
    nature of health and healing We value academic achievement and transformation through experiential learning and community service Course content covers the world s great healing traditions contemporary insights into health and the whole person and critical analyses of current health issues related to food the environment social justice constructive activism and other key topics Experiential learning is an essential element of the program with a significant focus on effective self

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  • SFSU | The Institute of Holistic Health Studies
    of my personal and professional life path Shortly after graduation I began working in the olive farming industry where I could see the direct relationship between preventive healthcare and sustainable agriculture Whether it is maintaining a productive cycle in the olive orchard living a balanced life or sharing positive relationships I have come to find that all aspects of life can be approached more effectively from a holistic perspective For more information on Sorelle Paradiso Organic Olives contact Abbie Scianamblo info sorelleparadiso com SORELLE PARADISO www sorelleparadiso com Nikhol Esteras Roberts SFSU 2007 Nikhol graduated with honors in 2007 with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Holistic Health Studies She received IHHS s George S Araki Award for Academic Achievement After graduation Nikhol traveled extensively in Mexico to study Spanish learn more about the people the cultures and issues surrounding emigration Her travels inspired her to relocate in Nayarit Mexico where she currently works for PeaceMexico She serves as the director of the Casa Comunidad education program working with community members to improve life quality and financial stability Nikhol plans to return to the US in the next few years to continue her education pursuing either a masters in Latin American Studies or Sustainable Development I am very grateful for the amazing experiences and inspiring people the Holistic Health Studies program brought into my life I met students from all over the world while learning different perspectives on health and life from exceptional professors I was encouraged to take on leadership roles given opportunities to participate in research projects and worked collaboratively with my peers as a coordinator in the holistic health internship all of which has assisted me in reaching my personal and professional goals One nice example the program introduced me to yoga Now in addition to managing Casa Comunidad I have started a yoga project where I teach free classes to local children in the villages where I work I have even received donated yoga supplies from Manduka Mats and the Boulder Mat Company in support of this effort My experience in the Holistic Health Studies program ignited a passion to learn more about other cultures traditions peoples medicines and language Gracias al Programa de Salud Holistica Saludos desde Mexico Autumn Gonzales SFSU 2010 Autumn graduated in 2010 with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Holistic Health Studies overall 3 97 GPA and a 4 0 for her Holistic Health Studies courses She was also the 2010 recipient of IHHS s George S Araki Academic Achievement Award and was elected into the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society Her interest in psychology focused on incorporating a whole person approach to psychological healing particularly how mindfulness based cognitive therapy could be used as an approach for treating addiction and related mental health issues Immediately after graduation Autumn applied for several positions and was hired by HopeLab as a program coordinator and research associate HopeLab is an innovative Bay Area company developing products to improve

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  • SFSU | The Institute of Holistic Health Studies
    at Foothill College for twelve years and operated Stress Care a corporate training and consulting company He is presently completing a PhD program in interdisciplinary studies Primary research and teaching interests include holistic philosophy inquiry into the complexity vitality beauty and wisdom inherent in nature whole systems stress self care skills and health care alternatives narrative analysis media literacy and new forms of activism and the evolution of consciousness and cultures which foster nonviolence creativity and human virtues Richard Harvey PhD Assistant Professor 415 338 3478 rharvey sfsu edu Office HSS 318 Richard Harvey has a PhD for the UC Irvine Social Ecology program His research includes developing stress reduction interventions which promote psychological courage and hardiness Before teaching at SFSU he was a research fellow at the UC Irvine Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center for five years developed and ran the UC Irvine Counseling Center Biofeedback and Stress Management Program and worked as a Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Research Analyst in Orange County He is the co chair of the American Public Health Association Alternative and Complementary Health Practices Special Interest Group as well as a board member of the Biofeedback Society of California and the San Francisco Psychological Association He has published in the areas of biofeedback stress and computer related disorders tobacco cessation and the psychology of hardiness and courage Erik Peper PhD Professor 415 338 7683 epeper sfsu edu Office HSS 316 Erik Peper has a PhD in Psychology from Union Graduate School the Union Institute and a BA from Harvard University He is president of the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe and past president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback An international authority on biofeedback and self regulation he has served as a behavioral scientist for the United States Rhythmic Gymnastic team received

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  • SFSU | The Institute of Holistic Health Studies
    the United States The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2004 10 6 1115 1121 Burke A Upchurch D Dye C Chyu L Acupuncture use in the United States findings from the National Health Interview Survey Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2006 12 7 639 348 Burke A Wong Y Y Clayson Z Traditional medicine in China today Implications for indigenous health systems in a modern world American Journal of Public Health 2003 93 7 1082 1084 Burrows K Signs of health Stories of hope and creative change for 2009 2010 In Mickey Huff Peter Phillips Eds Censored 2011 193 210 New York Seven Stories Press 2010 Fuqua J Stokols D Harvey RH Gress J Baghery A Jamner L Transdisciplinary Action Research on Teen Smoking Prevention A Case Study of the UC Irvine Tobacco Policy Consortium In Freudenberg N Saegert S Klitzman S Eds Urban Health and Society Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research and Practice pp 183 216 San Francisco Jossey Bass 2009 Kim Y Wang J Mann D Gaylord S Lee H Lee M Korean Oriental Medicine in Stroke Care Complementary Health Practice Review 2005 10 105 117 Kuo TY Christensen R Gelberg L Rubenstein L Burke A Community research collaboration among academicians and acupuncturists integrating a participatory research approach in a statewide survey of licensed acupuncturists in California Ethnicity and Disease 2006 Winter 16 98 106 Lee H Wang J Hong S An Alternative Modernity the Revival of Korean Oriental Medicine in South Korea American Acupuncturist 2008 46 18 19 31 Lin I M Peper E Psychophysiological patterns during cell phone text messaging A Preliminary Study Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback 2009 34 1 53 57 Maddi S Harvey RH Khoshaba D Fazel M Hardiness training facilitates performance in college Journal of Positive Psychology 2009 4 6 566 577 Maddi S Harvey R H Khoshaba D Fazel M Resurreccion N The personality construct of hardiness IV Relationships with relevant cognitions and emotions Journal of Humanistic Psychology 2009 49 3 292 305 Misra S Harvey RH Stokols D Pine K Fuqua J Shokair S Whiteley J Designing and Evaluating an Interdisciplinary Training Program in Health Promotion Research for Undergraduates American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2009 36 4 358 365 Peper E Gibney KH Muscle Biofeedback at the Computer A Manual to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injury RSI by Taking the Guesswork out of Assessment Monitoring and Training Amersfoort The Netherlands Biofeedback Foundation of Europe 2006 Peper E Gibney KH Holt C Make Health Happen Training Yourself to Create Wellness Dubuque IA Kendall Hunt 2002 Peper E Gibney KH Wilson VE Group Training with Healthy Computing Practices to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injury RSI A Preliminary Study Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback 2004 29 4 279 287 Peper E Tylova H Gibney KH Harvey R Combatalade D Biofeedback Mastery An Experiential Teaching and Self Training Manual Wheat Ridge CO AAPB 2008 Peper E Wilson VS Gibney KH Huber K Harvey R Shumay D The Integration of Electromyography sEMG at the Workstation Assessment Treatment and

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  • SFSU | The Institute of Holistic Health Studies
    Holistic Health Learning Center HHLC The HHLC serves as an important academic and social center for the Holistic Health Studies program The Center houses a significant collection of works from the growing field of alternative and complementary health practices There are currently over 5 000 books and journals and hundreds of audio visual resources Staffed by student interns under the supervision of HHS faculty member Kenn Burrows who started the Center in 1995 and volunteer coordinators It is a wonderful resource for research and respite Information Located in HSS329 Hours vary by semester contact HHLC 415 338 6416 The IHHS Biofeedback and Self Healing Laboratory The Biofeedbak and Self Healing Laboratory is used for student biofeedback training and research as well as the Healthy Computing campus ergonomics assessment program Information Located in HSS329 Contact Erik Peper PhD epeper sfsu edu 415 338 7683 Stat CORR Stat CORR Statistics Community of Representative Researchers holds special training sessions and workshops to foster support and promote the dissemination of quantitative and qualitative research skills A key goal is to facilitate networking of faculty students and staff with appropriate individuals who possess knowledge of research design and analysis These skills can be applied from

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  • SFSU | The Institute of Holistic Health Studies
    the country Among the CSU campuses SFSU is a dynamic urban university serving 24 000 undergraduate and 6 000 graduate students 61 women and 63 students of color many of whom are the first in their families to attend college IHHS offers Holistic Health Studies courses to more than 900 students per semester and is one of the most popular minors and general education programs on campus Many of our students come from nursing biology psychology and other health career related majors and the majority of our students have a stated interest in pursuing careers in the health human services professions How to Make a Gift There are many ways individuals support higher education including cash and pledges bequests stocks real estate and other Please see the SF State Development Office information page for details If you would like to make a donation to IHHS now here are the options Online Go to the College of Health and Human Services Contribution page Note IHHS is part of the College of Health and Human Services This will take you to a secure online contribution form The top of the form provides space for your contact information The bottom of the form About Your Gift allows you to specify your intended gift recipient In that section you first select the amount you would like to give Then go to the dropdown box I Would Like to Support and pick Holistic Health Studies In the Comments box at the bottom of that page you can specify if the gift is for any specific IHHS program or initiative By Mail Make the enclosed check payable to Holistic Health Studies Fund In the check s memo section please designate Account 980 47851 and the allocation of the gift if appropriate Examples include Curriculum Enrichment Endowed Chair The check should be mailed to David Fierberg San Francisco State University Office of University Development Administration Building 153 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco CA 94132 By Phone To donate by phone call David Fierberg at 415 405 3966 Funding Priorities The Holistic Health Studies Fund Account 980 47851 Funds available for general purpose can be used as needed for the wide variety of teaching research and service needs that arise It also helps to support operation of the Institute allowing it to do its work in a more effective and impactful way Holistic Health Studies Model Dissemination The goal of this initiative is to promote the Holistic Health Studies program as a national model in higher education One element would be an enhanced online resource for information on Holistic Health Studies curricula and materials This would be an excellent way for non SFSU students and faculty to find out about the IHHS program and ideally come attend the program for a semester or two or for faculty in other universities to access information for promoting such courses on their own campuses Faculty and Staff Support These funds would support individual faculty in their teaching research travel and program

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