This book provides provisional psychologists in training with a comprehensive and practical understanding of the specific skills and competencies required in the profession, during placement and beyond, in varied settings.
Handbook for Provisional Psychologists in Training supports the personal and professional development of provisional psychologists undertaking the Master of Professional Psychology and brings together current research findings with practical insights and resources. It covers all aspects of practice for trainees, such as establishing professional relationships and maintaining professional boundaries, applying evidence-based theory to practice, utilisation of psychological treatments, communicating with clients about treatment, making referrals and self-reflective practice. It also enables provisional psychologists to prepare for psychological practice in varied settings, including working with children, adults, and diverse populations.
This book will be helpful to all provisional psychologists but particularly those undertaking the Master of Professional Psychology 5+1 pathway.
About the Author:
Alexa Kambouropoulos is a registered psychologist with over 25 years of experience within the tertiary education and previously in the adult mental health sector. She received her PhD in 2008 from Monash University and is a senior lecturer in the School of Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy at The Cairnmillar Institute.
Connie Harris is a psychologist and has a background as a registered nurse and experience in social welfare. Connie has completed her undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Monash and Deakin Universities. She is currently working in private practice.