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As mentioned in the introduction, connecting scholarship and practice is critical for professionals in psychology. In the discussion preparation study, you examined the scholar-practitioner model and how it may help you further clarify your vision in psychology. For this discussion, let's discuss the insights we gained from working with this model. Respond to the following questions:

- In your own words, what does it mean to be a practitioner-scholar within the field of psychology?
- How has your knowledge of this model changed your vision and goals in the field?
- What are the top three knowledge and skills you need to develop to become a psychology practitioner-scholar?

If you had any trouble understanding the scholar-practitioner model or its application in the field of psychology, use this discussion to receive support from your peers and instructor to work through your challenges.
Be sure to integrate the McClintock encyclopedia entry into your discussion response and use the following

APA reference:

McClintock, C. (2003). Scholar practitioner model. In A. DiStefano, K. E. Rudestam, & R. J. Silverman (Eds.), Encyclopedia of distributed learning (pp. 394-397). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
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As mentioned in the introduction, connecting student scholarship and practice is critical for professionals in psychology. In the discussion preparation study, you examined the scholar-practitioner model and how it may help you further clarify your vision in psychology. For this discussion, let's discuss the insights we gained from working with this model. Respond to the following questions:

• In your own words, what does it mean to be a practitioner-scholar within the field of psychology?

The scholar practitioner is a person (s) who is qualified to practice in the behavioral sciences and works to produce scholarly writings for research and /or projects. In addition, he or she might gather support for purported theories and provide evidence for the validity of testing and identification of reliable, scientific models. This indicates that the scholar practitioner is in relation with other professionals to provide reputable, validated scientific literature and technology to the broader community.

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Solution Summary

This solution examines the scholar-practitioner model, and how it may help student scholarship.

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