|From Graduation to Licensure - 3/17/12
9am-1pm, at Adler School (17 N. Dearborn St., Chicago)
$30 - Early Career Psychologists
$25 - Student IPA member
$45 - IPA Members
$65 - Non Members
This workshop will involve a panel of experts offering tips for navigating this time of transition and will include: preparing for the EPPP; navigating the licensure process; tips for employment; and managing life/work balance. The program is intended to serve all early career professionals who are not yet licensed, as well as, advanced graduate students and interns thoughtfully preparing for their very near future.
Dr. Helen Odessky will be discussing various resources and materials to aid in preparation for the EPPP; study strategies in preparing for the EPPP; and timelines for EPPP test preparation through stories as a successful test taker.
Dr. Ken Kessler will be discussing the qualifications for internships and post-doctoral positions as this relates to licensure in Illinois; the timeline for the licensure process in Illinois, and the process for licensure application in Illinois.
Dr. Carlissa Hughes will be discussing ways to make oneself marketable during the post-doctoral/pre-licensure period; creative solutions for searching for employment; and tips for impressing prospective employers to secure a position.
Dr. Blaine Lesnik will be discussing the unique challenges of balancing work/personal life during the post-doctoral/pre-licensure period; the potential risks of not managing work/life balance, such as burn-out, depression, and relationship strain; and strategies for managing life/work balance during this period while laying the foundation for positive self-care practices throughout one's career.
Cynthia Love, Licensed Acupuncturist, will be providing free acupuncture stress reduction treatments to the first 20 people who sign up in an effort to make you more aware of useful alternative interventions.
For more information or to register, please contact
Karla Steingraber, Psy.D. -- ECP Chair
Adler School Point of Contact for this event: