Science and Professional Practice: Opening a Two-Way Dialogue


Science and Professional Practice: Opening a Two-Way Dialogue Lindsay M. Anmuth, MA Psychology is not a unitary discipline. Specifically, the psychological field is often conceptually split into two “cultures”: the scientists and the humanists. This dichotomy reflects the field’s academic and practice-oriented traditions. Each of the two camps (scientist and […]

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Developing a Personal Theoretical Orientation as a Clinical Psychology Doctoral Student


Developing a Personal Theoretical Orientation as a Clinical Psychology Doctoral Student Micere S. Oden, M.S A significant component of graduate training in Clinical Psychology Ph.D. and Psy.D programs is students acquiring knowledge of numerous psychological theories linking theory with clinical practice. The development of a theoretical orientation prepares students for […]

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The Graduate Student’s Role in Diversity Training


The Graduate Student’s Role in Diversity Training Yolanda D. Perkins-Volk, M.A. Diversity and the need to understand others outside of our own culture, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, or race is at the forefront of our society today. Knowledge and understanding require time and education on multicultural issues. Diversity […]

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Tips for Graduate Students Mentoring Undergraduate Students


Tips for Graduate Students Mentoring Undergraduate Students Cassandra L. Boness, B.S. Whether formally or informally, the majority of graduate students will be responsible for mentoring undergraduate students at some point in their training. Graduate students often work more directly with undergraduates than faculty, putting them in a unique position as […]

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Debt Busters: Quick Money Tips for Graduate Students


Debt Busters: Quick Money Tips for Graduate Students Ericka Rutledge, M.A. Graduate school and debt are strongly positively correlated. The cost of textbooks, school fees, and insurance are enough to clean out your entire checking account before you even get a chance to pay for rent, food, and other basic […]

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Mentorship Program Update


Section 10 Mentorship Program Update Alexandra Greenfield & Rachel Hershenberg, Ph.D. November 2014 Section 10’s Mentorship Program connects students with early career psychologists to provide guidance in specific areas of career development. Mentees benefit from the expertise of early career professional members, while mentors gain the opportunity to share knowledge […]

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Learning About Health and Diversity Abroad—a Vietnam Study


Learning About Health and Diversity Abroad—a Vietnam Study Samia Estrada As students, we are provided many benefits and magnificent possibilities — but a really extraordinary and valuable opportunity is to travel abroad. Traveling abroad helps us examine the world in a completely different way by allowing us to put aside our […]

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Message from the President


Message from the President-Elect Jennifer Sweeton, Psy.D. Welcome to Division 12, Section 10, Graduate Students and Early Career Psychologists. We recently wrapped up an exciting time of year with the APA convention in August. Section 10 sponsored two sessions this year. The first session, From First Year to Early Career […]

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Get Matched!


Get Matched! Section 10 Mentorship Program Update Rachel Hershenberg, Ph.D. We are very excited to boast about our new mentorship program. Our goal is to connect graduate students (mentees) with specifically matched early career professional mentors (up to 7 years out of graduate school). We have designed our program so […]

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