Contracting With Organized Delivery Systems: Selecting, Evaluating, and Negotiating Contracts (APA Practitioner's Toolbox Series)by American Psychological Association
This manual was written to serve both as a reference and as a tool to help providers practice more efficiently in a changing, demanding marketplace. Discusses terminology, contract evaluation, Payer and Provider Responsibilities. Good tool for therapist considering working with managed care systems.
Getting In: A Step-by-Step Plan For Gaining Admission to Graduate School In Psychology (Second Edition)by American Psychological Association
Getting In, Second Edition is an update of the American Psychological Associations essential resource for anyone considering graduate study in psychology. This handy, readable book simplifies the process for applicants and increases their chances of being accepted. Useful timelines, tips, and tools break the tasks into manageable steps and help readers define their goals, select programs, and navigate the application process. A monthly timetable and detailed worksheets for selecting the best program matches are included, and a resource section provides a list of publications and organizations that are useful in the various phases of applying. Readers will learn what criteria admissions committees use to evaluate applicants, how to improve their qualifications, and how to showcase their talents in personal essays, letters of recommendations, and preselection interviews. The costs of a graduate education and financial aid information specific to graduate students are also discussed. Members of special populations, such as women, ethnic minorities, gay and lesbian applicants, and applicants with disabilities will find resources and guidance particular to their needs. While applying to graduate school can be challenging, this book demystifies the process and allays students concerns about how to tackle it.
In 1999 the APA Publications and Communications Board authorized work to begin on this fifth edition of the Publication Manual.
The style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, this updated "Publication Manual" provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias.
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