From Science to Practice
Newsletter of Division 16
April 2013 | Vol. 6, No. 1
Featured ArticleJeffrey D. Shahidullah
In This Issue
- Welcome to volume 6 of FSTP
The mission of the newsletter stays the same in 2013, abetted by a new award for best student research manuscript.
- Message from the president
SASP efforts for 2013 include strengthening the bond with Div. 16, expanding the website, increasing diversity efforts, and advocating for grad students.
By Jennifer M. Cooper
- SASP at NASP 2013: a recap
Outreach at the NASP convention let SASP staffers connect with both student and school-psychology professionals.
By Caitlin V. Hynes
- Diversity mentorship program spotlight
Mentoring connection brings together a doctoral student in Arkansas and a professor in Chicago.
By Kennetha Frye, MS
- Serving foster youth in the school setting: ethical considerations
Three guiding APA principles are of particular importance in helping foster children cope with the pressures of school.
By Jennica L. Rebelez, MEd
- Special feature: Internship Match 2013
The good news: fewer match failures than 2012. The bad news: accredited internships are still too few and hard to land.
Lessons from the Field
- Becoming social justice advocates: Working with ELL youth
Two mentors learn firsthand that the challenge faced by students learning a new language can be less daunting than the challenges faced in adapting to a new culture.
By Amy Bremer, MA and Emma Merry, MA
- St. John's University Student Affiliates of School Psychology chapter spotlight
Service to the community, professional development and social support for students are focal points for the program.
By David O. L. Cheng and Magdalena Buczek