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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 indispensable 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.
About the Author
Cady Block, PhD, is an assistant professor and neuropsychologist in the Department of Neurology at Emory. Dr. Block's doctoral, internship, and fellowship training all included emphases in clinical neuropsychology, comprising a PhD at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and postdoctoral fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. She has a number of published peer-reviewed articles related to the training, education, and practice of clinical neuropsychology in national journals, and has served in a variety of leadership roles in national and international neuropsychological societies.