Internship Selection in Professional Psychology: A Comprehensive Guide for Students, Faculty, and Training Directors

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Each February, a significant number of well-prepared, highly motivated graduate students are stunned to learn the internship offer they expected to receive was granted to someone else. This guide represents a cogent effort to develop a unique and timely resource for essential information regarding application and selection for internships. It is written for all levels, novice to expert, and for interns, academic training directors and faculty as well as internship training directors and staff. Herein, the authors provide the reader seeking an internship in professional psychology with all the necessary strategies, approaches, and actions. Through understanding and utilization of this information, applicants can significantly increase their odds of receiving an internship. Although the challenge of securing the "perfect" internship may never be an easy one, after reading this practical guide, the graduate student will find it much less formidable.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780398068172
  • Publisher: Thomas, Charles C. Publisher, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1998
  • Pages: 172

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Critical Events Shaping Training in Professional Psychology 3
Ch. 2 Preparing for Internship Selection: The Student Perspective 17
Ch. 3 Preparing for Internship Selection: The Academic Training Director's Perspective 50
Ch. 4 Preparing for Internship Selection: The Internship Training Director's Perspective 74
Ch. 5 Ethical Principles: Value-Driven Behavior 91
Ch. 6 A Changing Marketplace 99
Appendix 113
References 143
Index 153
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