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Chapter Handbook

We recommend that each chapter print and keep a copy of the chapter handbook. Each of the following links is a section of the handbook in PDF format. CLICK HERE to download a PDF copy of the Chapter Handbook. Below is what you’ll find in the handbook – just check the table of contents to help you locate what you need.

Chapter Activities

Includes Psi Beta national song, seasonal calendar, membership drive information, sample letter for providing membership information, list of membership benefits, chapter social and educational events, campus social and educational events, fundraisers, and community service information.

Charter, Bylaws, and Policies

Includes Psi Beta charter, Psi Beta bylaws, Psi Beta mission statement and oath, sample chapter bylaws, Psi Beta policies, organizational structure, history of Psi Beta, the ceremony for new chapters, and induction of charter members, and ceremony for the induction of chapter officers.

Chapter Guidelines

Includes guidelines for ceremonies, guidelines for community service projects, how to attend a convention, how to maintain a vital chapter, preparing for the Allyn & Bacon competition, a model for a mini-conference, model for holding a Psychology Career Day, how to do research, sponsoring a regional poster session, and more.

The Psi Beta Network

Psi Beta National Council, distribution center, national committees, Presidents Circle, regional and national conventions, weblinks, regions, and more.

Chapter Officers

Includes goals and responsibilities of each officer, as well as discussion of parliamentary procedure, how to deal with conflict, leadership skills, decision making and problem-solving, etc.

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