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Life After Graduate School in Psychology
Insider's Advice from New Psychologists

ISBN 9781841694108
Published December 26, 2004 by Psychology Press
360 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. About the Editors. List of Contributors. Chapter 1. Today's New Psychologist: Traditional and Emerging Paths Tara L. Kuther, Corey J. Habben & Robert D. Morgan. Part 1: Academic & Research Roles for New Psychologists. Chapter 2. Teaching-Oriented Institutions: And Those Who Can't Anne Ferrari. Chapter 3. Doctoral Institutions: On the Other Side of the Fence Lisa Y. Flores & Robert D. Morgan . Chapter 4. Interdisciplinary Medical Setting: The Multiple Roles of a Health Psychologist. Marilu Price Berry. Chapter 5. Medical School & Center: The Merger of Developmental Psychology and Pediatric Asthma Education Jean-Marie Bruzzese. Part 2: Practice & Clinical Roles for New Psychologists. Chapter 6. University Counseling Center: Bridging the Gap between University Counseling Centers and Academia Jeanne Hinkelman. Chapter 7. Independent Practice: Alive or Dead?Deborah Vineberg. Chapter 8. Group Practice: Adapting Private Practice to the New Marketplace Corey Habben. Chapter 9. Community Mental Health Center: Opportunities for Supervising Empirically Validated Treatment Protocols Julianne Smith-Boydston. Chapter 10. Forensic Psychology: Exciting Career Opportunities in the Legal Arena Shawn Roberson. Chapter 11. Military Psychology: An Army Clinical Psychologist Joshua Friedlander. Chapter 12. Correctional Psychology: Looking Beyond the Bars Sheila Holton. Chapter 13. School Psychology in Non-traditional Settings: Alternative Roles and Functions in Psychological Service DeliveryTerri Teague & Richard Gilman. Part 3: Business Roles for New Psychologists. Chapter 14. Management Consultation: Improving Organizations Jane Kasserman. Chapter 15. Quantitative Analysis: Life as a Quant Jock with a Ph.D. in Social Psychology Jodi Steele. Chapter 16. Software Designer: Psychologists in the Software Industry Christopher Chapman. Chapter 17. Executive Management: Helping Executives Manage their Organizations through Organizational and Market Research Steve Williams. Part 4: Applied Roles for New Psychologists. Chapter 18. Public Health: Career Opportunities for Psychologists in Public Health Monica Baskin. Chapter 19. Trial Consulting: Moving Psychology into the Courtroom Cindy Kludt Andrews. Chapter 20. Sports Psychology: Locker Room Confessions Jennifer Carter. Chapter 21. Disaster Psychology: Keep Clients Out of Your Office - Get into the Field! Teri Elliott. Chapter 22. Research Consultation: Psychologists as Research Consultants Erika Taylor, Dionne Dobbins, & Darren Woodruff. Chapter 23. New Psychologists Online: Changing the Face of Psychology Through Technology Richard Van Haveren, Corey J. Habben, & Tara L. Kuther. Conclusion. Chapter 24. Our Future is Up To Us: The New Psychologist's Role in Shaping the Profession Robert D. Morgan, Corey J. Habben, & Tara L. K

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Robert D. Morgan is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Texas Tech University. Tara L. Kuther is Associate Professor of Psychology at Western Connecticut State University. Corey J. Habben is a Clinical Psychologist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.