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By David Van Engen Psy.D. & Amanda Janke M.A. Several years ago, MPA chose to change student dues from a substantial fee to none in order to encourage new membership. While this was successful (student membership quickly grew over 600), there was no system in place to effectively track these new memberships at an administrative … Continue reading Change in Student Dues: Co-Chairs’ Perspective
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
David Van Engen, Psy.D. Nothing! Mwa ha ha ha! I’m joking, of course, but there was a time when it used to feel that way. There is a lot of work out there for new graduates and this blog entry will focus on psychology-based work opportunities. I remember as I approached graduation during my undergrad, … Continue reading What Can I do with a BA in Psychology?
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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