Internships in Psychology

Internships in Psychology Author Carol Williams-Nickelson
ISBN-10 143381210X
Release 2013
Pages 120
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This authoritative, hands-on book provides doctoral-level psychology students with all the resources necessary to successfully navigate the internship application process. Topics include the most common reasons why people don't secure a position; how many sites to apply to; rank ordering your list of programs; preparing essays, cover letters, and the curriculum vitae; securing strong letters of recommendation; preparing for interviews; writing thank you notes; receiving Match results, and more. In addition to general guidance, the book provides numerous helpful checklists and samples, including several sample essays. Since the second edition of this book was published, significant changes have occurred in the psychology internship application process. This edition offers updated and enhanced information to address these modifications, as well as a new chapter written specifically for directors of clinical training, offering suggestions on how best to assist students during this process. This resource is provided to students by the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students -- the premier group committed to representing, leading, advocating, and developing resources for graduate psychology students.



Your Practicum in Psychology

Your Practicum in Psychology Author Janet R. Matthews
ISBN-10 1433820005
Release 2015-05
Pages 312
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A comprehensive and practical guide for graduate students about to embark on their first practicum experience.



Promoting School Readiness and Early Learning

Promoting School Readiness and Early Learning Author Michel Boivin
ISBN-10 9781462511570
Release 2013-09-26
Pages 396
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Grounded in cutting-edge developmental research, this book examines what school readiness entails and how it can be improved. Compelling longitudinal findings are presented on the benefits of early intervention for preschoolers at risk due to poverty and other factors. The volume identifies the cognitive, language, behavioral, motor, and socioemotional skills that enable young children to function successfully in school contexts. It explores specific ways in which school- and family-based interventions--including programs that target reading and language, math, self-regulation, and social-emotional development--can contribute to school readiness. The book also addresses challenges in the large-scale dissemination of evidence-based practices.



Life After Graduate School in Psychology

Life After Graduate School in Psychology Author Robert D. Morgan
ISBN-10 9781135423728
Release 2012-10-02
Pages 360
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With the diverse array of career opportunities for psychologists--ranging from academics and practice, to business and industry--this book offers a wide-ranging career guide for graduate and postdoctoral students, as well as interns and new psychologists, seeking employment opportunities in the field of psychology and beyond.



Professional Development and Supervision of School Psychologists

Professional Development and Supervision of School Psychologists Author Virginia Smith Harvey
ISBN-10 9781412953269
Release 2008-04-25
Pages 530
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Essential for fostering the professional development and enhanced competency of school psychologists, this book discusses administrative and clinical supervision and offers vignettes, assessment tools, and methods for evaluating professional growth.



Your Graduate Training in Psychology

Your Graduate Training in Psychology Author Peter J. Giordano
ISBN-10 9781483342429
Release 2011-10-26
Pages 344
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Your Graduate Training in Psychology takes current and upcoming graduate students beyond the typical concerns of enrolling into graduate school and guides them on how to complete graduate school successfully. Unlike other books that focus on how to get into graduate school, this book directly addresses the major issues that students confront during their graduate training in psychology. A carefully selected cadre of expert authors in their respective areas illuminate the broad range of processes, practices, and procedural issues that face graduate students in both masters and doctoral programs. Ordered chronologically, from the first year of graduate school (Settling In) to what students need to know as they finish (Winding Down and Gearing Up), students will learn the key skills needed to succeed in all aspects of their academic and professional careers while in school and after beginning a professional career.



Handbook of Child Behavior Therapy

Handbook of Child Behavior Therapy Author T. Steuart Watson
ISBN-10 9781461553236
Release 2013-06-29
Pages 507
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The genesis of this book occurred several years ago provide readers with not only the "what to do" of child behavior therapy, but the "how to do it" as in Seattle on the veranda of a Chilean cafe overlook well. Each of the chapters guides the reader through ing Pikes Place Market during a National Associa tion of School Psychologists conference. We were the clinical decision-making process, from identify ing a problem to evaluating the effectiveness of a discussing, along with several other behavioral school psychologists, how the field of child behavior chosen intervention. One of the difficulties in assembling an edited analysis and therapy has experienced rapid growth over the past forty years, but lamenting that books in book is ensuring a high degree of continuity and the area did not reflect the advancements made in the similarity between chapters, without infringing on assessment and treatment of a wide variety of prob the individual writing style of the authors. This lem behaviors evidenced by children. That is not to book is certainly no exception. To help with conti say that there are no good books available to the child nuity, we provided the authors with an outline to use behavior therapist. In fact, most readers of this book as a guide as they prepared their manuscripts. The undoubtedly have bookshelves lined with noteworthy operative word here is "guide.



The Portable Mentor

The Portable Mentor Author Mitchell J. Prinstein
ISBN-10 9781461439943
Release 2012-09-14
Pages 370
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The ten year anniversary of the book offers an excellent opportunity to publish a second edition. Several aspects of the book have evolved considerably since its first printing. For instance, substantial revision to the internship, licensure, and certification processes has occurred, and are reflected in this resource. Much of the literature on clinical psychology, cultural sensitivity, and the current job market is updated. Changes in technology have large effects on teaching and practicing clinical psychology. These modifications are needed to offer appropriate and updated information for students. In short, virtually every chapter has substantial modification to ensure that the material is accurate and up to date.



Multimethod Clinical Assessment

Multimethod Clinical Assessment Author Christopher J. Hopwood
ISBN-10 9781462516148
Release 2014-06-10
Pages 476
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From leading authorities, this book presents evidence-based strategies for using multimethod assessment to enhance clinical practice. The volume is organized around key assessment targets in the areas of personality, psychopathology, and clinical management (for example, treatment planning and progress monitoring). Each chapter presents multiple methods that are particularly useful for assessing the issue at hand, provides a framework for using these methods together, and reviews the empirical data supporting their integration. Illustrative case examples clarify the approaches described and show how incorporating assessment into treatment can strengthen the therapeutic relationship.



Psychology Licensure and Certification

Psychology Licensure and Certification Author Thomas J. Vaughn
ISBN-10 1591474078
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 214
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"This book provides a resource on licensure and certification in psychology. Editor Thomas J. Vaughn has drawn together a group of experts to offer, in a single book, a broad range of information and explicit guidance on topics pertaining to students' educational direction and professional growth. Here, students will learn about licensure, internships, and certification and will find guidance regarding test preparation, selecting programs and internships that provide training for licensure and certification, and the role of such issues as mobility of licensure"--Cover. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)



Handling Qualitative Data

Handling Qualitative Data Author Lyn Richards
ISBN-10 9781473908819
Release 2014-11-03
Pages 264
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The third edition of Lyn Richards' best-selling book is the perfect introduction to qualitative research for students and practitioners. Recognizing that for many new researchers dealing with data is the main point of departure, this book helps them to acquire an understanding of the skills and methodological issues that are central to qualitative research. Lyn Richards provides practical guidance on how to handle, reflect on and make sense of rich data, while at the same time showing how a consideration of methods and their philosophical underpinnings informs how we should best handle our data. Detailed sections cover: the processes of making, meeting, sorting, coding, documenting and exploring qualitative data; how to see a study as a whole and write it, and making and justifying claims. Each chapter smoothly integrates software use with discussion of the main challenges that software users are likely to encounter. Novice researchers who use this book will be able to achieve valid and useful outcomes from qualitative analysis, and ensure they do justice to their data. The new edition features: - A fully updated website with expanded examples of ‘Methods in Practice’ showing students and practitioners what qualitative data analysis looks like in real life; researchers reflect back on their project and what they might have done differently. - New critical discussion on the companion website of the contributions of qualitative software and relevance of current software to project tasks. Researchers using different qualitative software packages report how they were used and where there limits were met. - Extended coverage within the text of key topics in qualitative research including ethics, reflexivity, and the relationship between research questions and methodological choices. With examples from a wide range of social science disciplines including Education, Media, Sociology, Psychology and Health, this book is the perfect companion for all those starting out qualitative research.



Internship Practicum and Field Placement Handbook

Internship  Practicum  and Field Placement Handbook Author Brian Baird
ISBN-10 9781317347484
Release 2015-07-14
Pages 240
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The Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook, Seventh Edition is a practical guide to the “real world” knowledge and skills that students need when they begin working in the field of mental health. This text guides interns through every phase of the internship process from finding placements to concluding relationships with clients and supervisors. Along the way students learn about ethics, clinical writing and record keeping, working with peers and supervisors, understanding diversity, and self care and safety. Following an evidence and competency based approach, the latest research findings are reviewed from the fields of psychology, social work and counseling.



The Interactive World of Severe Mental Illness

The Interactive World of Severe Mental Illness Author Diana J. Semmelhack
ISBN-10 9781317802853
Release 2015-07-03
Pages 254
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In our society, medication is often seen as the treatment for severe mental illness, with psychotherapy a secondary treatment. However, quality social interaction may be as important for the recovery of those with severe mental illness as are treatments. This volume makes this point while describing the emotionally moving lives of eight individuals with severe mental illness as they exist in the U.S. mental health system. Offering social and psychological insight into their experiences, these stories demonstrate how patients can create meaningful lives in the face of great difficulties. Based on in-depth interviews with clients with severe mental illness, this volume explores which structures of interaction encourage growth for people with severe mental illness, and which trigger psychological damage. It considers the clients’ relationships with friends, family, peers, spouses, lovers, co-workers, mental health professionals, institutions, the community, and the society as a whole. It focuses specifically on how structures of social interaction can promote or harm psychological growth, and how interaction dynamics affect the psychological well-being of individuals with severe mental illness.



The Oxford Handbook of Counseling Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Counseling Psychology Author Elizabeth M. Altmaier
ISBN-10 9780195342314
Release 2012
Pages 943
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Recognized experts in theory, research, and practice review and analyze historical achievements in research and practice from counseling psychology as well as outline exciting agendas for the near-future for the newest domains of proficiencies and expertise.



Diversity in Couple and Family Therapy Ethnicities Sexualities and Socioeconomics

Diversity in Couple and Family Therapy  Ethnicities  Sexualities  and Socioeconomics Author Shalonda Kelly
ISBN-10 9781440833649
Release 2016-12-12
Pages 485
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This unprecedented volume provides a primer on diverse couples and families—one of the most numerous and fastest-growing populations in the United States—illustrating the unique challenges they face to thrive in various cultural and social surroundings. • Offers an examination of a broader-than-typical array of diverse families and the challenges they face • Includes case vignettes of couples and families of varying racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, religious/spiritual, and sexual orientations, the subgroups among them, and their intersections • Examines issues including social disparities, stereotyping and discrimination, identity development, and the roles of neighborhoods and communities • Written to allow easy incorporation as a textbook or supplemental text • Includes highlighted "Myths and Realities" with each chapter as well as a list of additional resources and cultural competence take-aways after each section



Dual Relationships And Psychotherapy

Dual Relationships And Psychotherapy Author Arnold A Lazarus, PhD, ABPP
ISBN-10 9780826148988
Release 2002-06-21
Pages 536
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ìThe opinions expressed in this publication go directly to the challenges we will collectively face as we enter the 21st century.." -- from the Foreword by Patrick H. DeLeon, PhD, JD, ABPP, Past President, American Psychological Association ìThis volume, through a series of diverse approaches and considerations, has dispelled for all time the monolithic notion that dual relationships are always harmful and should be avoided...remarkable and refreshing.î -- Nicholas A. Cummings, PhD, ScD, Former President., American Psychological Association This book, the first of its kind, covers the clinical, ethical and legal aspects of non-sexual dual relationships. It provides detailed guidelines on how to navigate the complexities of intended and unintended crossings of the boundaries of the therapeutic relationship. Contributors representing various therapeutic approaches and work settings challenge the prevailing interpretations of ethical standards as presented by the American Psychological and the American Counseling Associations' Code of Ethics. Through case examples, they demonstrate how non-sexual dual relationships may result in increased trust, familiarity, and therapeutic effectiveness. Discussions include concerns of rural, military, church, hearing impaired and other small communities; behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, and feminist views on DR; and more. This is a book for all practicing therapists. Appendices contain guidelines to nonsexual dual relationships in psychotherapy.



Cultural Psychology of Immigrants

Cultural Psychology of Immigrants Author Ramaswami Mahalingam
ISBN-10 9781317824367
Release 2013-12-19
Pages 400
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This new volume provides an interdisciplinary perspective on how intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, and culture shape the cultural psychology of immigrants. It demonstrates the influence transnational ties and cultural practices and beliefs play on creating the immigrant self. Distinguished scholars from a variety of fields examine the cultural psychological consequences of displacement among different immigrant communities. Cultural Psychology of Immigrants opens with a variety of theoretical perspectives on immigration and a historical overview of sociological research on immigrants. It then examines the racial discrimination of immigrants and the multifaceted influences on the creation of immigrant identities. The final section documents the pivotal role of family contexts in shaping identity. Each chapter illustrates the commonalities and differences among immigrants in the ways in which they make sense of their newfound selves in a displaced context. Intended for advanced students and researchers in the fields of psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, public health, anthropology, sociology, education, and ethnic studies, the book also serves as a resource in courses on cultural psychology, immigrant studies, minority groups, race and ethnic relations, self and identity, culture and human development, and immigrants and mental health.