Psi Chi Program for 2009 NEPA
Conference: Psi Chi/NEPA Regional Convention Program (2009)
Preparing for Graduate School as an Undergraduate Student
Presenter: Carlos A. Escoto, Ph.D., Eastern Connecticut State University
This talk draws on accumulated wisdom, literature reviews, and recent studies to prepare students for applying to graduate school in psychology. Designed for both faculty advisors and prospective graduate students, the speaker will present strategies on preparing for admission requirements, acquiring research and practical experiences, and selecting compatible graduate programs.
Psi Chi Talk
Applied Behavior Analysis: What is it and what are your career options?
Presenters: Sheila O’Brien Quinn, PhD, Salve Regina University, Andrea M. Chait, PhD, BCBA-D, Pathways Strategic Teaching Center
Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is used in many areas of applied psychology but has recently received increased attention because of its effectiveness for children the autism. This mini-workshop will include discussion of several areas of psychology that use ABA including I/O, clinical, correctional and school psychology. Options for undergradua
Psi Chi Student-Faculty Exchange
Coordinator: Amy Cota-McKinley, Ph.D., Psi Chi advisor, Worcester State College
We typically find that Psi Chi and Psychology Clubs all share very similar challenges when trying to develop effective and involving activities. Join other Psi Chi and Psychology Club members for an informal exchange of information and suggestions for chapter activities.
Psi Chi Distinguished Speaker
Charles Brewer, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Furman University
A Talk to Teachers: Bending Twigs and Affecting Eternity
In this address, Charles will share some of what he has learned in 50 years of teaching. His main emphases are passion, enthusiasm, parsimony, preparation, persistence, and patience. His talk ends on a joyous and personal note.
Psi Chi Reception & Awards Ceremony
Presenter: Jason Young, Hunter College (Eastern Region Vice-President, Psi Chi)
Join us for refreshments and recognition for those who have demonstrated excellence through NEPA 2009! All Psi Chi student members presenting at NEPA will receive a certificate from Psi Chi, the International Psychology Honor Society.