The Modern Scientist-Practitioner argues for a radical rethink of how we understand the science-practice relationship and the notion of the scientist-practitioner model.
Drawing on the latest innovations and research from the fields of anthropology, industry, philosophy, psychology and science, David Lane and Sarah Corrie present a new vision of the scientist-practitioner model that is dynamic, contextualised and synergistic. Subjects covered include:
This timely and thought-provoking book will appeal to professionals at all stages of their careers, including psychologists of all disciplines, researchers, educators, policy-makers, healthcare professionals and students.
"…an invaluable text for trainees and qualified psychologists alike…" - Counselling Psychology Review
"…a well thought out contribution relevant for any applied psychologist concerned with understanding the philosophical and pragmatic reality of their practice." - International Coaching Psychology Review
"Lane and Corrie provide a timely and stimulating re-examination of the model of the scientist-practitioner in psychology, and subject the traditional conceptions of science which underpin it to sustained critique." - Stephen Gibson, Psychology Learning and Teaching, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2009
Lunt, Foreword.Introduction, What Does it Mean to be a Scientist-Practitioner? Working Towards a New Vision. Acquiring the Art of Reasoning: Straddling the Worlds of Rigour and Meaning. Arriving at Shared Psychological Narratives: Formulation and Explanation. Innovation and Improvization: The Unacknowledged World of the Creative Scientist-Practitioner. What Kind of Scientists Are We? Re-examining the Nature of Scientific Knowledge. Developing an Identity as a Scientist-Practitioner: Defining Who we Are. Miller, Frederickson, Generalizable Findings and Idiographic Problems: Struggles and Successes for Educational Psychologists as Scientist-Practitioners. Bury, Strauss, The Scientist-Practitioner in a Counselling Psychology Setting. Haarbosch, Newey, Feeling One’s Way in the Dark: Applying the Scientist-Practitioner Model in an Emerging Field. Cavanagh, Grant, Coaching Psychology and the Scientist-Practitioner Model. Kwaitowski, Winter, Roots, Relativity and Realism: The Occupational Psychologist as Scientist-Practitioner. Bono, The Scientist-Practitioner as Thinker: A Comment on Judgement and Design.Learning for Tomorrow: Professional Survival in an Uncertain World. Conclusion: The Scientist-Practitioner Model: A New Vision.