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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
New York : Springer, 
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mitchell J Prinstein
|Description:||1 online resource (xi, 370 p.) : ill.|
|Contents:||Part I : Applying to graduate school. Before you apply to graduate programs in psychology : knowing when you're ready and gaining postbaccalaureate experiences / Casey D. Calhoun and Mitchell J. Prinstein --
Deciding to apply and successfully gaining admission to graduate schools in psychology / Mitchell J. Prinstein, Sophie C. Choukas-Bradley, and Karen Guan --
Part II : Beginning your career. The whys and hows of the scientific path in applied psychology / Stephen C. Hayes and Nicholas M. Berens --
Advancing understanding of cultural competence, cultural sensitivity, and the effects of cultural incompetence / Joseph E. Trimble --
Developing and practicing ethics / Kenneth S. Pope --
Balancing career and family / Paula J. Caplan --
Psychologist and parent : advice from professionals in different career tracks / Vicki DiLillo, Andrea Hussong, Barbara Kamholz, and Elizabeth Richardson --
Part III : Your research/academic career. Writing a literature review / Roy F. Baumeister --
Presenting your research / Lindsey L. Cohen, Laurie Greco, and Sarah Martin --
Publishing your research / Alan E. Kazdin --
How to write an effective journal article review / Dennis Drotar, Yelena P. Wu, and Jennifer M. Rohan --
Recommendations for teaching psychology / William C. Rando and Leonid Rozenblit --
Part IV : Your career as a practitioner. Gaining clinical experience in and after graduate school / Alan D. Katell and Marcy C. Adler --
Training to begin a private practice / Jeffrey E. Barnett and Elizabeth Musewicz --
Navigating the internship application process / Mitchell J. Prinstein --
Obtaining a license to practice psychology / Corey J. Habben --
Specialty certification in professional psychology / Robert D. Hill and Ted Packard --
Becoming a competent and ethical clinical supervisor / Erica H. Wise and Ellen E. Fitzsimmons-Craft --
Part V : Your professional service career. Getting involved in professional organizations : a gateway to career advancement / Daniel Dodgen, Raymond D. Fowler, and Carol Williams-Nickelson --
Advocacy : advancing psychology and public well-being / Christopher W. Loftis --
Public education of psychology : an interview with Philip G. Zimbardo, Ph.D. / Philip G. Zimbardo --
Strategies for successful interactions with the news media / Rhea K. Farberman --
Part VI : Your career after graduate school. Recommendations for a postdoctoral fellowship / Amy F. Sato, Valerie Simon, Elissa Jelalian, and Anthony Spirito --
Applying for NIH grants / C.W. Lejuez, Elizabeth K. Reynolds, Will M. Aklin, and Christopher Frueh --
The job search / Robert J. Sternberg --
Employment and trends in psychology / Jessica L. Kohout and William E. Pate II.
|Responsibility:||Mitchell J. Prinstein, editor.|
From the reviews of the second edition: "The Portable Mentor (2013) was well written and easy to understand for anyone with an undergraduate level of education. ... this is certainly a resource I
- Psychology -- Vocational guidance.
- Psychologists -- Training of.
- Psychology -- education.
- Vocational Guidance.
- PSYCHOLOGY / Reference
- Applied psychology.
- Psychological tests and testing.
- Clinical Psychology.
- Psychological Methods/Evaluation.
- Psychotherapy and Counseling.