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The portable mentor : expert guide to a successful career in psychology

Author: Mitchell J Prinstein
Publisher: New York : Springer, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Here is a development handbook with guidelines and suggestions for mastering virtually every professional task encountered during the first decade of a career in psychology. It offers the wisdom and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell J Prinstein
ISBN: 9781461439936 1461439930 1461439949 9781461439943
OCLC Number: 793689406
Description: xl, 370 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. Applying to Graduate School.- Before you Apply to Graduate Programs in Psychology: Knowing When You're Ready, and Gaining Post-Baccalaureate Experiences.- Deciding to Apply and Successfully Gaining Admission to Graduate Schools in Psychology.- Part II. Beginning your Career.- The Whys and Hows of the Scientific Path in Applied Psychology.- Advancing Understanding of Cultural Competence, Cultural Sensitivity, and the Effects of Cultural Incompetence.- Developing and Practicing Ethics.- Balancing Career and Family.- Psychologist and Parent: Advice from Professionals in Different Career Tracks.- Part III. Your Research/Academic Career.- Writing a Literature Review.- Presenting Your Research.- Publishing Your Research.- How to Write an Effective Journal Article Review.- Recommendations for Teaching Psychology.- Part IV. Your Career as a Practitioner.- Gaining Clinical Experience In and After Graduate School.- Training to Begin a Private Practice.- Navigating the Internship Application Process.- Obtaining a License to Practice Psychology.- Specialty Certification in Professional Psychology.- Becoming a Competent and Ethical Clinical Supervisor.- Part V. Your professional service career.- Getting Involved in Professional Organizations: A Gateway to Career Advancement.- Advocacy: Advancing Psychology and Public Wellbeing .- Public Education of Psychology: An Interview with Philip G. Zimbardo, Ph.D..- Strategies for Successful Interactions with the News Media.- Part VI. Your Career after graduate school.- Recommendations for a Postdoctoral Fellowship.- Applying for NIH Grants.- The Job Search.- Employment and Trends in Psychology.
Responsibility: Mitchell J. Prinstein, editor.
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