August Releases From APA Books!

School Safety and Violence Prevention

This book presents a transdisciplinary, data-driven approach to preventing and responding to school violence. With concrete methods for promoting safety in primary and secondary schools, the book will engage and enable a wide array of stakeholders to better understand areas of common interest and work together more effectively. It will inspire mental health professionals, school administrators, and others who work in school settings to use school data, logic models, and theories of change to design, implement, and evaluate interventions. 

Psychological Treatments for Patients With Chronic Pain

This book provides a comprehensive overview of treating patients with chronic pain, using evidence-based therapies. Taking a multidisciplinary approach that includes cognitive–behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and chronic pain self-management, Darnall shows mental health professionals how to utilize mindfulness interventions, hypnosis, and biofeedback, and also address comorbid problems such as depression, anxiety, and insomnia.

Internships in Psychology, Fourth Edition

This book provides doctoral-level psychology students with the resources they need to successfully navigate the internship application process. Topics include common reasons why people don’t secure a position; strategies for selecting programs and creating a rank order list; writing essays, cover letters, and the curriculum vitae; securing strong letters of recommendation; preparing for interviews; and more. This fourth edition offers updated guidance regarding new and modified procedures that will help students’ applications stand out in the ever-evolving internship marketplace.

Graduate Study in Psychology, 2019 Edition

Graduate Study in Psychology is the best source of information related to graduate programs in psychology and provides information related to approximately 600 graduate programs in psychology in the U.S. and Canada.

Graduate Study in Psychology, 2019 Edition contains information about the number of applications received by a program; the number of individuals accepted in each program; dates for applications and admission; types of information required for an application (GRE scores, letters of recommendation, documentation concerning volunteer or clinical experience, etc.); in-state and out-of-state tuition costs; availability of internships and scholarships; employment information of graduates; orientation and emphasis of departments and programs; plus other relevant information.

Building a Career Outside Academia

This career guide examines the rewarding job opportunities outside academia that await those who have earned their doctorates. The chapter authors are experienced professionals who provide an insider’s look into a variety of nonacademic fields, including government, consulting, and for-profit and nonprofit companies. They offer advice for leveraging support from mentors, conducting job searches, marketing your degree and skillset, networking, and preparing for interviews. Their stories and expert guidance will help you choose the career that is best for you.

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