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Discipline-Focused Sites

 

Here are some helpful sites for anyone who is looking for more information on any of the specific disciplines within the field of psychology.

 

Health Psychology Web sites

 

Messiah Psychology Dept. Brochure - Health

 

American Board of Professional Neuropsychology: The American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABN) recognizes and encourages the pursuit of excellence in the practice of clinical neuropsychology. ABN's primary objective is the establishment of professional standards of expertise for the practice of clinical neuropsychology

 

American Occupational Therapy Association: a site designed especially for occupational therapy students. Here you will find links to areas of the AOTA Web site that apply directly to you. You will also find relevant news items that affect your academic career.

 

American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology: To discover what it means to be a Rehabilitation Psychologist and the certification measures that are required to become one, visit this web-site. It details the field itself and describes the American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology (ABRP) which certifies and oversees those professionals involved in this division of psychology

 

APA Division 38 - Health Psychology: The Health Psychology web site was designed to familiarize you with APA's Division 38 and provide you with access to other valuable health psychology resources. Please contact the web editor with submissions, suggestions and comments.

 

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.: The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT) is a not-for-profit credentialing agency that provides certification for the occupational therapy profession. NBCOT serves the public interest by developing, administering, and continually reviewing a certification process that reflects current standards of competent practice in occupational therapy

 

APA Health Psychology Journal: a scholarly journal devoted to furthering an understanding of scientific relationships between behavioral principles and physical health and illness.

 

 

Health Psychology and Rehabilitation: Research, viewpoints and practical suggestions about the practice of health psychology in medical and rehabilitation settings.

 

APA Neuropsychology Journal: publishes primarily original, empirical research on the relation between brain and human cognitive, emotional, and behavioral function

 

Neuropsychology Central: the World Wide Web meta-source devoted exclusively to the subject of Human Neuropsychology. 

 

APA Occupational Psychology Journal: publishes research, theory, and public policy articles in occupational health psychology, an interdisciplinary field representing a broad range of backgrounds, interests, and specializations.

 

 

School Psychology

 

Messiah Psychology Dept. Brochure - Education

 

National Association of School Psychology: this site is devoted to the National Association of School Psychology. NASP represents school psychology and supports school psychologists to enhance the learning and mental health of all children and youth.

 

 

SchoolCounselor.org: this web site represents the American School Counselor Association. The ASCA supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, personal/social and career development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to more than 24,000 professional school counselors around the globe.

 

APA Division 16 - School Psychology: The Division of School Psychology is composed of scientific-practitioner psychologists whose major professional interests lie with children, families and the schooling process. The Division welcomes student members. Specialist level school psychologists and practitioners are welcome to join the Division as Professional Affiliates.

 

 

Counseling/Clinical Psychology

 

Messiah Psychology Dept. Brochure - Counseling

 

American Counseling Association: Your work as a professional counselor will be key to helping millions of individuals well into the 21st century. ACA wants to be a resource for you as you begin your career by offering networking opportunities, career support, and a job bank for students interested in the counseling profession.

 

APA Division 17 - Counseling Psychology: this site is dedicated to the Counseling Psychology of APA. You can use this site to learn more about counseling psychology through blogs, publications, or by contacting a member of the Society of Counseling Psychology.

 

APA Division 12 - Clinical Psychology: this web site discusses the Society of Clinical Psychology. Here you can learn how to become a student member of this division, and what the benefits of becoming a member of the society are.


 

Experimental/Research Psychology

 

Messiah Psychology Dept. Brochure - Research

 

APA Journal of Experimental Psychology: publishes articles describing empirical work that bridges the traditional interests of two or more communities of psychology.

 

Psychometric Society: This page represents the Psychometric Society, an international nonprofit professional organization devoted to the advancement of quantitative measurement practices in psychology, education, and the social science.

 

 

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

 

APA Division 14 - Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology: this web site is devoted to the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology which is a Division within APA that is also an organizational affiliate of APS. The Society’s mission is to enhance human well-being and performance in organizational and work settings by promoting the science, practice, and teaching of industrial-organizational psychology.

 

Industrial and Organizational Psychology: provides links related to organizational psychology, industrial psychology, human resource management, and more.

 

Human Resources Research Organization: this web site represents the Human Resources Research Organization (HRRO), which works to develop and apply state-of-the-art science and technology to improve the performance of individuals and teams within public and private organizations and educational institutions. To learn more about what Human Resources Research involves, visit this web page.

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