Early Career Resources

The resources below are designed to provide guidance and opportunities for Early Career School Psychologists—spanning information on certification and licensure, finding jobs, starting a successful career, and so forth. In addition, we recommend visiting APA Central’s early career development website.

To contact the Division 16 Early Career Workgroup Board, please email D16ECP@gmail.com.

Those interested in submitting a link for potential inclusion on this webpage may do so here.

Resources for Those Pursing a Private Practice
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The School Psychologist, Early Career Corner
As part of our efforts, the Early Career Workgroup publishes a column in each edition of The School Psychologist, Division 16’s official newsletter. This column focuses on the needs of ECPs within the Division. Members of the workgroup have authored several articles in The School Psychologist to date:

  • Professors in Private Practice: To Be or Not To Be on Insurance Panels (Fall 2016)
  • Globalization of School Psychology: Insights & Opportunities for Early Career Psychologists (Fall 2016)
  • Professors in Private Practice: Recommendations for a Successful Practice as a Faculty Member (Summer 2016)
  • Reviewing Manuscripts for Publication (Winter 2016)
  • Highlights from Convention (August 2015)
  • Towards structuring a productive summer: Tips for the early career professional (April 2015)
  • Addressing and meeting the needs of Div. 16’s early career members (January 2015)
  • Preparing for the EPPP as a school psychologist (April 2014)
  • Focus on early career psychologists: Div. 16’s new workgroup (January 2014)

Those with suggestions for future topics may contact Stacy-Ann January (sajanuary@sc.edu).

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National Register Credentialing Scholarships

Start your career as a National Register credentialed Health Service Psychologist by applying for our Early Career Psychologist Credentialing Scholarship. This scholarship covers the cost of the application fee (a $225 value) so that you can quickly activate your...

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D16 Early Career Workgroup – Open Positions

Created in 2014, Early Career Psychologists (ECP) Workgroup of APA Division 16 seeks to address the needs of ECPs within Division 16. The ECP Workgroup is currently accepting applications for several open positions. More detailed information about the ECP Workgroup...

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