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Author Alberts, Fred Lee, Jr., 1949-
Title Guide to board certification in clinical psychology / Fred L. Alberts, Jr., Ph. D., ABPP, Christopher E. Ebbe, Ph. D., ABPP, David B. Kazar, Ph. D., ABPP.
Imprint New York, NY : Springer Pub. Company, LLC, [2013]

Author Alberts, Fred Lee, Jr., 1949-
Subject Clinical psychologists -- Certification.
Clinical psychology -- Standards.
Clinical competence -- Standards.
Psychology, Clinical.
United States.
Alt Name Ebbe, Christopher E.
Kazar, David B.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Summary ""[T]he increasing emphasis on quality in health care reform will almost certainly advantage psychologists who become Board Certified. The credential will increasingly become expected as a quality differentiator in the community .In preparing this book the highly experienced authors, with many years of service as ABPP examiners, have provided a comprehensive and thoughtful guide to assist you in completing the process successfully."" From the Foreword by Gerald P, Koocher, PhD, ABPP. This practical guide to successfully achieving Board Certification in Clinical Psychology offers experience-ba.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Chapter 1: An Introduction to Board Certification in Clinical Psychology; Board Certification; Why Seek Board Certification in Clinical Psychology; Competence; When to Become Board Certified; Early Entry Program; Senior Option; Getting Started; References; Chapter 2: Making the Commitment to Obtain Board Certification and Getting Started; Motivation to Become Board Certified; An Overview of the Process; Stage I-Credentialing; Stage II-Practice Samples; Stage III-Oral Examination.
Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes Supportive of Board CertificationMyths Regarding Board Certification; Attitude Toward the Process; Proposed Competency Areas; Foundational Competencies; Functional Competencies; Setting Realistic Timelines; Obtaining a Mentor; Working with a Group to Prepare; Information for Students; Other Resources; Tips for Success; It all Begins with the Application; References; Chapter 3: Stage II: Practice Samples-The Professional Statement and Curriculum Vitae; The Curriculum Vitae (Required of all Applicants); Comments on the Fictional Curriculum Vitae.
The Professional Statement (Required of all Applicants)Topic 1: Professional Work; Topic 2: Science Base and Application; Topic 3: Assessment, Intervention, Teaching, Supervision; Topic 4: Discussion of Complex Professional Relations; Topic 5: Examples of Specific Diversity-Related Issues; Topic 6: Ethics Example; Topic 7: Ethical and Legal Status; References; Chapter 4: Stage II: Recorded Practice Samples Focusing on Assessment and Intervention; General Considerations; Complexity; Technological Concerns; Privacy; Representativeness; Mechanics; Reviewing Your Recorded Practice Sample.
Recommendations/Concerns for Specific Recorded Practice Sample TypesAssessment Practice Sample; Intervention Practice Sample; Consultation Practice Sample; Supervision Practice Sample; The Senior Option; Scoring the Practice Sample; Failure at the Practice Sample Level; Reference; Chapter 5: Stage III: The Oral Examination; Expected Exam Schedule; Helpful Attitudes; Confidence; Humility and Openness to Differences; Courtesy; Reasonableness; Attentiveness; Appropriate Caution; Collaborativeness in the Exam; Self-Acceptance; Self-Reflectivity; Openness to Improvement.
Openness to Collaboration in PracticePreparing for the Exam; The Examiners; Curriculum Vitae and Professional Statement; General Treatment Process; The Recorded Practice Samples and Contextual Statements; The Assessment Sample; The Intervention Sample; The Consultation Sample; The Supervision Sample; Teaching Activities; Self-Reflective Practice; Exam on Ethics and Legal Foundations; Individual and Cultural Diversity; Exam on Professional Identification; Emotions Regarding the Exam; Practicing for the Exam ; Responses to Avoid in the Oral Exam; After the Exam; References.
ISBN 9780826199911 (electronic bk.)
0826199917 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 852898489
Additional Format Print version: Alberts, Fred Lee, 1949- Guide to board certification in clinical psychology. New York, NY : Springer Pub. Company, LLC, [2013] 9780826199812 (DLC) 2013008908 (OCoLC)824733905

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