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Whether you are an undergraduate student with a keen interest in psychology, or a graduate student seeking a terminal degree, the Student Division is here to support you. On this site you will find the latest information on developments that affect you, resources to assist you in your journey, and a place to lend your voice to the issues that affect you as a psychology student.

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Advice From a Clinical Psychologist and Neurodevelopmental Specialist

By Amanda Janke, M.A. Specialist Interview For those who may be considering specializing in child psychology, here is what Dr. Rachelle Hansen, co-chair of the Child Psychology division of the Minnesota Psychological Association had to say about being a Clinical Psychologist and Neurodevelopmental specialist.  Her work consists of therapy, testing, supervising, creating curriculum, and teaching.  … Continue reading Advice From a Clinical Psychologist and Neurodevelopmental Specialist

Selecting a Doctoral Program: Ph.D. versus Psy.D.

David Van Engen, Psy.D.Student Perspective Article I recently sat on some informational panels for the Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) at the University of St. Thomas. Among the usual questions regarding pathways to a doctoral degree, a couple questions recurred between groups: 1) “What’s the difference between a Ph.D. and Psy.D.?” 2)“I’ve heard that … Continue reading Selecting a Doctoral Program: Ph.D. versus Psy.D.

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