Role as a Practitioner-Scholar

Role as a Practitioner-Scholar




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Replace this text with your own abstract. The text is already formatted for you. The abstract must be double-spaced and in block format with no left indentation. The sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (the APA manual) stipulates that an abstract should not exceed 250 words. The abstract is not an introduction to the subject. It is a summary of every main point in the paper. For this assignment, that includes a brief explanation of your overall vision for contributing to a specialized field of psychology as a practitioner-scholar, how that vision relates to your passions and interests in psychology, and long-term goals that help you achieve your vision. The writing should be clear, vigorous, and free of extraneous words. For more information about the abstract, see section 2.04 (page 25) in the APA manual.

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Use this space to create an introduction to your paper that explains your passions and interests in psychology and how they relate to your previous personal and professional experiences. Provide contextual information someone else would need to know to fully understand your vision. This could include your previous personal and professional experiences related to your vision, any major influences that led you to psychology and your particular specialization, why your passions and interests in psychology are important to you, and any other relevant information to provide context for your vision. Be sure to reference any supporting documents that inspired you. For more information about the introduction, see section 2.05 (page 27) in the APA manual.

Role as a Practitioner-Scholar

Use this space to, explain McClintock’s scholar-practitioner model in your own words. Reference Capella’s Learning Model Quick Reference Guide to compare the differences between the levels of practitioner-scholar and scholar-practitioner. Explain what it will mean to you to be a practitioner-scholar and how the practitioner-scholar model can help guide you in developing the knowledge and skills that you will need to reach your professional vision and goals.


Use this space to develop an inspiring description of your future career vision as a psychology practitioner-scholar. Be sure to include individuals you wish to impact, the setting in which you would like to practice psychology, and specialized areas for research and scholarship in psychology.


Use this space to formulate personally meaningful and relevant educational, career, and life goals to achieve your vision.


Use this section to explain the benefits of achieving your future career vision and becoming a practitioner-scholar in the field of psychology and the importance and relevance of your vision and goals to your personal and professional aspirations. Also, describe how confident you are and committed to achieving your vision. Think of this paragraph as a summary of important and relevant elements to motivate yourself to achieve your vision. Reference any supporting documents that helped you clarify or describe these elements.


Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (year). Title of article. Title of Periodical, volume#(issue#), xx–xx.

For more information about references, see section 2.11 (page 37) and section 6.22 (page 180) in the APA manual. Delete this text before submitting your paper.

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