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Resources for Early Career Psychologists

  • APA Approved Sponsors of Continuing Professional Education
    A map displaying sponsors of continuing professional education in the United States, Europe and Canada.
  • Faculty Development
    Lifelong learning is critical for faculty to stay current in their field. Conferences, workshops, continuing education activities and mentoring relationships can provide important professional development opportunities.
  • Early Career Development Resources
    Resources for early career psychologists for use in career development, including information on licensure and specific information for researchers, practitioners and academics.

Professional Development

  • Are your clients leaving too soon?
    Research shows that 20 percent of clients end therapy prematurely. In a new APA book, Joshua K. Swift and Roger P. Greenberg offer eight strategies that clinicians can use to reduce dropout rates.
  • Which traits predict job performance?
    Rather than personality traits, stronger predictors for good job performance include willingness to volunteer, putting in extra effort, cooperating, following rules and procedures, and endorsing the goals of the organization.
  • Center for Workforce Studies
    Disseminates information relevant to psychology's workforce and education system including salaries, employment characteristics and the education pipeline.

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