Convergence: Connecting Levels of Analysis in Psychological Science
 In the past, our field harbored distinct, and often competing, schools of thought that tackled different problems and produced findings that often appeared to diverge. Today, investigators attack shared problems at complementary levels of analysis and produce results that converge. Studies of people in a social world; mental systems of cognition and emotion; and biological mechanisms of the genome and the nervous system interconnect and yield an integrated psychological science. The APS 23rd Annual Convention displays, and celebrates, these advances in our field.

SSCP Presidential Address

Teach Your Students Well: Mentoring Doctoral Students to Be Clinical Scientists in the 21st Century

Friday, May 25, 2012, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Chicago Ballroom IX

Richard G. Heimberg

Richard G. Heimberg
Temple University

As the clinical scientists of today, we want our students to be poised and ready to become the clinical scientists of tomorrow. What skills do we most want them to have when they leave the nest? The ability to play well with others may be the most important.

Continuing Education: 1 APA Credit

Learning Objectives

This Workshop is designed to help you:

1. List three important aspects of the role of mentor to doctoral students in clinical psychological science.

2. Describe career and psychosocial mentoring activities and the differences between them.

3. Describe the benefits that doctoral students may accrue from positive and involved mentoring.

Continuing education for psychologists is sponsored by the Psychology Department at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center (WHASC). The Psychology Department at WHASC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WHASC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Point of contact for the CE Program is Howard Garb. He can be reached at, or 210.671.4084.

Subject Area: Clinical

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