LOOKING BACK AND MOVING FORWARD
Attributes and Evaluation of Discussion Contributions.
Professional Communications and Writing Guide.
Graduate Psychology Discussion Rubric.
Congratulations. You have successfully completed the first course in your program. You are now one step closer to transforming your vision as a psychology practitioner-scholar into a reality. For this discussion, reflect on how far you have come in your understanding of the psychology profession and the actions you will take to make a contribution in the field.
In your post:
Discuss which course activities and readings were most helpful to you:
Identify the useful career information you came away with.
Summarize how you think you will use critical thinking, research skills, and competencies that were emphasized in the course when you are working as a psychologist.
Discuss how your interests in psychology, career vision, and professional perspective have changed during this course.
Identify the greatest challenges you see that lie ahead for you. How will you deal with those challenges?
Include what you have learned about yourself throughout this course.
Include what you are most excited about related to your career plan.
Explain how you will contribute to your field and the welfare of your clients when you are a working psychologist.
Specify ways in which you envision yourself giving back to your community beyond practicing in field.
Look ahead to the end of your career, and identify what you would like your legacy to be.
Be sure to cite course readings to support your statements.