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Psychology Department on Facebook

The CSCC Psychology Department is on Facebook!

 


American Psychological Association

The APA is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States.  Their homepage includes resources on psychology topics, publications, and careers. 

 


Psychology as a Career

Is a career in psychology right for you?  How do you prepare for a psychology career as an undergraduate?  What are some career choices with a psychology degree?  Find some helpful links from this APA Psychology Career page

 


Other Psychology Web Resources

Association for Psychological Science - Promoting, protecting and advancing the interests of scientifically oriented psychology.

Simply Psychology - a guide to psychology for students and enthusiasts.  Find psychology articles, student resources, and learn about the theories and perspectives that have shaped the discipline. 

Psychology Today - Find hundreds of interesting psychology related articles. 

Test Yourself - Links to some popular psychology tests.

PsychCentral Blogs - Blogs that highlight different topics and concerns in psychology.

PsychNews on Twitter - Psychology headlines from around the world.   

 


Helpful Psychology Publications

What Psychology Majors Could (and Should) be doing: An Informal Guide to Research Experience and Professional Skills (Silvia, Delaney, and Marcovitch, 2009)

The Insider's Guide to the Psychology Major: Everything You Need to Know About the Degree and Profession (Wegenek and Buskist, 2010)

Career Paths in Psychology: Where Your Degree Can Take You (Sternberg, 2007)

 


Mental Health Resources

Columbus State Counseling Services - The Columbus State Community College (CSCC) Counseling Center provides a safe and confidential environment where students can explore personal concerns in efforts to increase life balance as established through satisfying relationships, improving academic performance, setting personal goals, gaining self-awareness and making effective and satisfying life choices. Our trained licensed mental health professionals are able to provide you with help working through an array of mental health and substance abuse issues.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - The nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) - The lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. 

Mental Health America (MHA) - The nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline - The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 1-800-273-8255

 


Columbus State Generation One Trailblazers (GOT)

Are you the first in your family to go to college? Then you are a first generation college student and GOT is the group for you! GOT stands for Generation One Trailblazers and is a group created by the Psychology Department to provide peer support and share resources to help the first generation student adjust to college life.

The GOT group and website is a place where you can find peer support and advice, helpful resources, and a general connection to the college in order to enhance your academic experience.

GOT SUPPORT? NOW YOU DO! Learn more about GOT! GOT also has a Facebook page!