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Professional Development Day for those interested in Careers in Psychology

Psych PDDThe Clinical Psychology Department is sponsoring a day of activities related to finding a career in psychology.  This will be a great opportunity for undergraduate students and alumni interested in careers in psychology to see what the Clinical Psych program is about, get career mentoring from graduate students, and speak with alumni from the program.

This Saturday, February 28


9:00-10:30, Cuvilly 6 and 7:  Finding Your Passion

10:30-12:00, Cuvilly 6 and 7:  Dr. Helen Marlo and John Tran on Building a Private Practice

12-1, lunch

1-2:30, Cuvilly 6 and 7:  John Tran and Hannah Yarrow on electronic portfolios, electronic resumes, LinkedIn, and email protocols

2:30-4:30, Library Lawn, Graduate Student booths (with information about careers in psychology, graduate school, stress management, and more

Here’s the flyer, if you want to download it:  NDNU Professional Dev Day-1

Professional Panache Workshop TONIGHT

eportfolioLooking for a job or think you might be in the future?  Want to learn about emerging trends that help distinguish you from the competition in networking and presenting your qualifications?  Come to this (FREE) workshop to learn the value of creating e-portfolios (mandatory for Human Services students in the Senior Seminar course; valuable for all); get tips on how to make an e-portfolio interesting using innovative technology; and discuss the clinical, professional, and ethical implications for using them, especially for those interested in a career in psychology.

Also!  Tips on using digital/social media in a job search; best practices for writing cover letters, resumes, and prezumes.

Intrigued?  We hope so….!  Presenters will include Dr. Helen Marlo, Program Director of the Clinical Psych department; Dr. Therese Madden, Program Director of the Human Services program; John Tran, Clinical Psych Master’s student (and technology wizard); Dr. Craig Brewer, Dean, School of Business and Managmenet; and Hannah Yanow, Advising Analyst, Clinical Psych department.  Presented by the Clinical Psych Department.

Location:  Sobrato, Bay Room, at 350 Twin Dolphins Drive, Redwood Shores.  (From 101, turn East from the Ralston/Marine Parkway exit (instead of West, which you would choose if going to campus).  Make a right at Twin Dolphins Drive, which is at the second stop light.  350 Twin Dolphins Drive will be a few blocks down, on the right.  Lots of parking available!

Time:  5:30-7:30.

Date:  Tonight, Monday, November 3, 2014.


Learn About Careers in Clinical Psychology

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A panel presentation on Monday, March 24, 6-8PM, Taube Center.

(Taube is the building you first encounter immediately after turning into campus off of Ralston Avenue)


Helen Marlo, Ph.D.  NDNU Professor, Interim Clinical Psychology Department Chair; Licensed clinical psychologist and Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice; Founder, Mentoring Mothers Community Service

Roberta Anderson, MFT.  California Licensed Marriage Family Therapist in private practice;  Co-founded Center for Changing Families, at Family and Children’s Services

Mignon Page-Broughton, MS.  (MSCP graduate); Deputy Probation Officer in San Mateo County; Doctoral Candidate in Educational Leadership with emphasis on Social Justice

Pamela Eaken, MFT.  (MSCP graduate); Private practice in San Mateo; Santa Clara Valley California Marriage and Family Therapists (SCV-CAMFT), Past President

Phelicia Jones, MA (MSCP graduate); Sheriff’s Department Rehabilitation Services Coordinator; Executive Director of Hope Preservation, Inc.; (grassroots community organization, San Mateo); Creator of the San Mateo County Nia Mentoring Project

Jeremy Rhoades, MFT, LPCC; California State licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; Professional Clinical Counselor; bilingual psychotherapist at the Harm Reduction Therapy Center

Sponsored by the NDNU Graduate Clinical Psychology Department

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