The transition from grad school to professional practice can be daunting. Beginning in January 2013, as a grad student member of the APA Practice Organization, you have access to members-only resources on this website designed to help you prepare for practice.
Here’s a brief sampling of content to aid the transition from student to practicing psychologist.
Whether you are just beginning your internship search, considering an opportunity in integrated practice, a hospital system or other community-based organization or thinking of adding some part-time work to your existing professional activities, the job interview is a critical part of the employment process. This article reviews important tips for skillfully handling each step of interviewing.
From identifying the licensing requirements in your jurisdiction to getting your postdoctoral hours, these resources are designed to help you get ready to pursue licensure as a psychologist.
Practice Management & Marketing
Becoming and staying competitive in the evolving health care marketplace requires psychologists to take an active role in building, managing, marketing and diversifying their practices. Understanding your target market is an important part of reaching the clients who could benefit most from your services.
Good Practice magazine, a members-only magazine mailed three times per year containing practical information to help psychologists understand and cultivate marketplace opportunities, manage and grow their practices, and confront professional challenges.
Practitioner Helpline for members at (800) 374-2723, which offers toll-free phone access to information and guidance on practice-related topics.