Your Career in Psychology: Putting Your Graduate Degree to Work / Edition 1

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Overview

Your Career in Psychology directly addresses the major issues confronting doctoral students and aspiring professionals in psychology.

  • Addresses early graduate school career planning as well as issues confronting recent doctoral graduates in psychology
  • Chapters written by established professionals in their fields provide essential insights for launching a successful career in psychology
  • Includes separate chapters with advice for graduates considering careers in academia,  clinical or counseling fields,  and in various applied settings
  • Sections on “Concerns and Advice for Undergraduates” help readers pave their way during the early stages of career planning and development
  • Each chapter features a listing of relevant resources such as suggested reading and Internet links
  • User-friendly tone makes this book accessible to students
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"All undergraduates planning on entering doctoral programs should be encouraged to buy Your Career in Psychology, and it should be required reading for all incoming doctoral students." (PsycCRITIQUES, February 2010)

"The entire book ... does an excellent job. ... A must read book for all doctoral graduates and hopefully doctoral candidates before." (The General Psychologist, Autumn 2009)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405179423
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/28/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen F. Davis is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Emporia State University (Emporia, Kansas). He currently serves as Visiting Distinguished Professor at Texas Wesleyan University (Fort Worth, Texas) and Distinguished Guest Professor at Morningside College (Sioux City, Iowa). Student professional development is one of his main areas of expertise in psychology.

Peter J. Giordano is Professor and Chair of Psychology at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a frequent workshop presenter on pedagogy in psychology and on student professional development issues.

Carolyn A. Licht is a clinical psychologist with Columbia University Medical Center at Harlem Hospital. She specializes in the care of culturally diverse inner-city children and families affected by HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, and trauma.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Part I: General Considerations

1. Maximizing Your Graduate Training: Issues to Think About from the Start: Elliott Hammer (Xavier University, Louisiana) and Elizabeth Yost Hammer (Xavier University, Louisiana)

2. Dealing With Student Loans: Jason P. Kring (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach)

3. Maintaining Balance as a New Professional: Caring for Others by Caring for Yourself: Carolyn A. Licht (Columbia University Medical Center) and Diana Nash (Marymount Manhattan College)

Part II: Finding An Academic Job

4.Your Advisor and Department Chair: Key Figures in Your Early Career: Dennis Papini (Middle Tennessee State University)

5. Negotiating the Application and Interview Process: Christia Spears Brown (University of Kentucky)

6. Being a Good Departmental Citizen: Getting Your Career Off on the Right Track: Randolph A. Smith (Lamar University)

7. The Life of a College Professor: Teaching, Research, and Service: Lonnie R. Yandell (Belmont University)

8. Preparing for a Career at a Research University: Kenneth Sufka (University of Mississippi, Oxford)

9. Preparing for a Career at a Teaching Institution: Jessica G. Irons (James Madison University) and William Buskist (Auburn University)

Part III: Special Considerations for Psychologists in Clinical, Counseling, and Related Areas

10. Using Externships, Internships, and Post-Doctoral Placements to Your Advantage: Erica Chin (Morgan Stanley’s Children Hospital of New York and Columbia University Medical Center, NYSPI)

11. Preparing for Licensure: Janet R. Matthews (Loyola University New Orleans) and Lee H. Matthews (in private practice)

12. Practical Considerations When Beginning to Practice: Ethics, Billing, Insurance: Roy E. Hutton (in private practice)

13. Specialist versus Generalist Careers: Choosing Your Path: Dean McKay (Fordham University)

14. Managing Multiple Roles: How to Work as a Clinician and Still Pursue Research and Teaching: Michael Leftwich (Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, Springfield) and Warren W. Tryon (Fordham University)

15. Working in Hospitals and Community Mental Health Center: Rewards and Pitfalls versus Private Practice: Whitney Maynor (North Bronx Healthcare Network) and Derek Suite (board-certified psychiatrist)

16. The Role of the Psychologist in a Medical Setting: The Interdisciplinary Team Approach: Natalie N. Humphrey (Columbia University Medical Center at Harlem Hospital) and Ezer Kang (Columbia University)

Part IV: Special Considerations for Psychologists in Other Applied Areas

17. Preparing for Careers in School Psychology: Barbara H. Wasik (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Samuel Song (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), and Steven Knotek (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

18. Preparing to be a Forensic Psychologist: There is no Single Right Way!: Matthew T. Huss (Creighton University, Omaha) and Valerie M. Gonsalves (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

19. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: William J. Attenweiler (Northern Kentucky University)

20. Neuropsychology: Cooper B. Holmes (Emporia State University, Kansas)

21. Continuing Education and More Specialized Credentials: Theresa A. Wozencraft (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

Conclusions

Name Index

Subject Index

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