Template: Use the “Unit 3 Assignment Template – Your Vision as a Psychology Practitioner-Scholar” 

document to format your assignment. I CAN PROVIDE THE TEMPLATE IF NEEDED. JUST ASK 

Length: 3–4 typed and double-spaced content pages in Times New Roman 12-point font. The title page, 

abstract, and reference list are not included in this length. 

References: Your paper is to include a minimum of three references from scholarly literature.  

All references need to be cited in-text, according to APA 6th edition standards. Remember that 

citations are to support your thoughts, not take the place of them! 

Written communication: Must be clear, with correct spelling, grammar, syntax, and good organization. 

Writing style: APA expectations for scholarly writing include the use of third-person narrative, 

unless it is awkward to do so. Because you are talking about yourself in this paper, you may write in the first person. 

APA formatting: Must be formatted according to current APA style and formatting and include a title page, abstract, 

and reference list. Note that these three elements are not counted toward the length of your assignment. 


Your Role as a Practitioner-Scholar Draw from your previous study of the practitioner-scholar model 

to answer the following: 

In your own words, explain McClintock’s scholar practitioner model. 

Reference Capella’s Learning Model Quick Reference Guide to compare the differences between the levels  

of practitioner-scholar and scholar-practitioner. 

What it will mean to you to be a practitioner-scholar? Explain how the practitioner-scholar model can 

help guide you in developing the knowledge and skills that you will need to reach your professional 

Be sure to cite your sources. 

Vision: In response to feedback you have received and the evolution of your ideas since you began, and 

in light of what you have learned about the practitioner-scholar model, revise and refine the vision 

statement that you developed in the previous two units so it is as personally meaningful as possible. 

This statement should articulate how your passions and interests connect to a specialization in psychology. 

Note: It may be useful to update your Articulating Your Purpose activity to help support these revisions. 

Goals and Milestones: Review the long-term educational, career, and life goals that you identified as relevant 

to achieving your vision. In response to feedback you have received and the evolution of your ideas since your 

earlier drafts, revise, expand, refine and consolidate your goals as needed. 

Identify significant milestones for each goal. Be sure that your goals and milestones are: 

Be sure to discuss the reasons for each goal and milestone.