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’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.

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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 of The School Psychologist to date:

  • Establishing School-University Partnerships and Collaborations between Practitioners and Researchers (Fall 2023)
  • Impostor Syndrome in School Psychology: Analyzing and Addressing Root Causes (Summer 2023)
  • Development of Professional Identity as School Psychologist (Spring 2023)
  • Professional Development in Quantitative Methods (Summer 2022)
  • Using Psychological First Aid to Support Graduate Student Mental Health (Summer 2022)
  • Advocacy in School Psychology: Considerations for Early Career School Psychologists (Spring 2021)
  • Transitioning During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences of New Faculty and Practitioners (Fall 2020)
  • Early Career Mentoring: The Need for an Intersectional Perspective (Spring 2020)
  • Teaching for Early Career School Psychologists (Fall 2019)

Those with suggestions for future topics may contact Jackie Cammerer (jacqueline.cammerer@uconn.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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