Write a 3 page blog post in APA format-WITH IN TEXT CITATIONS AND REFERENCES (FROM LIST) that explains your interest in an area of psychology and the type of impact you would like to make in that area. Describe the skills required to be a psychology professional, and explain how the practitioner-scholar model supports professional development. Finally, explain the importance of research to the area of psychology you plan to go into. GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
Use at least two of the resources provided to help you complete this assessment.
MUST USE THESE:
McClintock, C. (2003). Scholar practitioner model. In A. DiStefano, K. E. Rudestam, & R. J. Silverman (Eds.), Encyclopedia of distributed learning (pp. 394–397). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
Brinthaupt, T. M., Counts, V. E., & Hurst, J. R. (2012). Stereotypes about the psychology degree: Student sources and beliefs. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 39(3/4), 229–242.
Belar, C. D. (2012). Reflections on the future: Psychology as a health profession. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43(6), 545–550.
Smedslund, J., & Ross, L. (2014). Research-based knowledge in psychology: What, if anything, is its incremental value to the practitioner? Integrative Psychological & Behavioral Science, 48(4), 365–383.
Babione, J. M. (2010). Evidence-based practice in psychology: An ethical framework for graduate education, clinical training, and maintaining professional competence. Ethics & Behavior, 20(6), 443–453.
Nash, J. M., & Larkin, K. T. (2012). Geometric models of competency development in specialty areas of professional psychology. Training & Education In Professional Psychology, 6(1), 37–46.