About Mentoring and Teaching
Clinical Psychology Professor Kathi Borden just published a chapter on teaching in clinical psychology with coauthor, John McIlvried. The chapter discusses the core activities that comprise the teaching role as well as the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be a successful classroom teacher, research supervisor, clinical supervisor, and mentor. The chapter draws on literature in the disciplines of psychology and education. Special consideration is given to future directions in clinical psychology education including the ascendency of diversity including socioeconomic differences, increasing demand for accountabiity, developments in neuroscience, and changes in the health care delivery system. The chapter was published in the APA Handbook of Clinical Psychology, Volume 3: Applications and Methods, edited by John Norcross, Gary VandenBos, and Donald Freedheim, with associate editor Radhika Krishnamurthy.