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Upcoming Blueprint Changes to the EPPP
Changes to the EPPP content blueprints are coming in 2018. No need to panic, AATBS has you covered!

Everything You Need to Know About EPPP Part 2
The ASPPB recently made some important announcements about changes in the upcoming EPPP Part 2, including a new launch date.

How Cognitive Distortions May Affect Your EPPP Success
Did you know that cognitive distortions could hold you back from success on the EPPP? In this video, Renee St. Jacques explains that her own negative mentality about the EPPP and the study process (including negative self-talk such as “I'm a fake,” “I'm not smart enough,” and “the EPPP is bad”) had real-world effects, hindering her ability successfully to prepare for the EPPP. Renee shares what she did to address this and how the same techniques can help you as you prepare for the psychology licensing exam.

Changes to the EPPP
The EPPP is changing! The good news is that there is no need to panic. The core content of the test will stay the same. The only changes will be in the percentage of questions for each domain. Read more about these changes in our article below.

How the Body Influences the Mind
What does it mean to “feel?” By what process do we gauge our emotions? In other words, how is it that we know we are angry, sad, hungry, fearful, tired, excited, etc.? A brief examination of what is referred to by Drs. Craig, Critchley, Garfinkel, and others as “interoception” may provide some helpful insights into these questions.

The Amazing Power of
Discouragement and feeling like a failure can be detrimental to your success. However, failure is not final. If you believe in improvement, then you can pass the EPPP. 

EPPP Study and Sleep (Part 3): Six Ways to Improve Your Sleep
This post will build on these previous articles by examining six specific steps you can take to improve the quality of your sleep. These steps are for everyone, not just those with obvious sleep problems, since we could all benefit from better quality sleep.

What is the EPPP?
The Examination for Professional Practice of Psychology (EPPP) is the licensing exam one must take to become a practicing psychologist in the United States and Canada.

EPPP 2 Exam News
At the January 2017 meeting, the ASPPB approved the development of a new examination to “assess the competency-based skills necessary at entry-level licensure…designed to complement the EPPP.”

School Psychologists are Vital to Student Success
School psychologists do more than perhaps they’re given credit for. School psychologists were vital to the success of a suspension reduction program in a K-8 school.