Psychology Licensure and Certification: What Students Need to Know
For individuals in the U.S. & U.S. territories
Psychology Licensure and Certification: What Students Need to Know is the definitive resource on licensure and certification in psychology. Editor Thomas J. Vaughn has drawn together an impressive group of experts to offer in a single book a broad range of information and explicit guidance on topics pertaining to students' educational direction and professional growth.
Here, students get the lowdown on licensure, internships, certification, and more. There are resources for preparing to take these tests, cautions about what to look for in programs and internships that provide training for licensing and certification, things to be aware of such as mobility of licensure, and advice in many areas not readily available in all graduate programs.
As psychology continues to grow, in numbers of psychologists worldwide and in the scope of services provided, it is vital for students and practitioners to know the pertinent laws, rules, standards, and guidelines. This volume provides a solid grounding in these topics that will help protect the public and the stature of the profession and enhance the reader's career prospects.