With contributions by more than 40 experts in the field, this comprehensive text details the steps necessary to build a career in neuropsychology and outlines the core competencies students and trainees must master along the way.
Contributors share helpful tips and guidance on topics as wide-ranging as getting into graduate school and navigating the application process, gaining internships and fellowships, licensure and certification, and finding a job. Chapters on competencies discuss common issues involving teaching and supervision, assessment, research, grants, ethics, and diversity, as well as personal and professional factors such as work-life integration, advocacy, and mentorship.
The content and structure of the book is based on the most up-to-date specialty training and education standards. This first-of-its kind volume will serve as a foundational resource for readers whose aim is to become a neuropsychologist in any of the associated fields of health care, research, or education.