Chapter Resources

Hi advisors! Welcome to our new Chapter Resources area. Click the tabs in each section to navigate through the topics. Feel free to submit your own resources to be included here. More info coming soon.

We recommend that each chapter print and keep a copy of the Chapter Handbook, which contains a wealth of information about Psi Beta, important material for running a successful chapter, suggestions for events and fundraisers, community service ideas, and more.

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Psi Beta brochure – letter sized, plus bleed (2.6 MB)

Psi Beta poster – 11×17″ plus bleed (7 MB)

Psi Beta logo:  color, transparent .png (2.6 MB)  /  line art, vector (202 Kb)

Career Development Videos for Psi Beta Members

Two new career information resources are now available for on-demand viewing. Each presentation includes videos and a specially prepared PowerPoint. We are grateful to two Psi Beta advisors for these excellent presentations. Considering and Getting Into Graduate...

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Zimbardo Lucifer Effect Video

On May 3rd, 2009 legendary psychologist Dr. Phil Zimbardo visited the Psi Beta Chapter at Irvine Valley College to talk about his book, The Lucifer Effect, and the heroism project he has initiated. IVC Chapter advisor, Dr. Kari Tucker, conceived of this event and made...

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Member Recruitment

Below are several resources on member recruitment. Recruiting New Members for Over 30 Years Article Having 50 Strategies for Membership Recruitment Recruitment Strategies by IEEE (nothing to do with Psi Beta, but some interesting ideas for recruitment)

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Tips for Registering Students as Psi Beta Members

Once you have a list of students who are eligible and interested in joining your Psi Beta chapter, schedule a "registration day" and time in a vacant classroom or computer lab. Log on to the advisor portal on the Psi Beta website, enter an induction date, then have...

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Contribute a Resource

Please contribute to our chapter resource area. By doing you, you will help other chapters enjoy even greater success!!! If your chapter has conducted a successful service project, research project or presentation, induction ceremony, member...

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Heather’s Bears

A COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT In memory of Heather Hemenway, daughter of Psi Beta Alumna Arleen Wood The National Council supported the Presidents’ Summit for America’s Future through a three-year commitment, 1997-2000, to “help create conditions for the success of...

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Contribute a Resource

Please contribute to our chapter resource area. By doing you, you will help other chapters enjoy even greater success!!! If your chapter has conducted a successful service project, research project or presentation, induction ceremony, member...

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Contribute a Resource

Please contribute to our chapter resource area. By doing you, you will help other chapters enjoy even greater success!!! If your chapter has conducted a successful service project, research project or presentation, induction ceremony, member...

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Leadership Information in the Chapter Handbook

The Chapter Handbook contains leadership information for chapter officers. Below are topics and the pages these are covered in the handbook. Chapter officers and their responsibilities - pages 3-7 Goals for officers - pages 8 - 9 Basics of parliamentary procedure -...

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Leadership Self-Assessment

Here is a link to the Respectful leadership scale. How would you rate yourself? How would those who know you well rate your leadership? Note: As we come across scales and tests related to leadership, we will post them here.

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Contribute a Resource

Please contribute to our chapter resource area. By doing you, you will help other chapters enjoy even greater success!!! If your chapter has conducted a successful service project, research project or presentation, induction ceremony, member...

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Chapter Research

There are various ways in which Psi Beta students can gain research experience. If your college offers courses in introductory behavioral research methods and behavioral statistics, students can learn a lot about the research methods used in psychology by completing...

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Data Available: Psi Beta National Research Study (2018-19)

BACKGROUND – This research project supports the research criterion of Psi Beta’s mission: Professional development of students through engagement in research. THE DATA AND SUPPORT FILES ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE 2018-19 NATIONAL STUDY. Over 2,000 participated in the...

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Poster Help

Most psychology conferences (local, regional, and national) provide students with the opportunity to present their research in a poster session. Below are some instructions, templates, and other information on posters. Typically you must register for the conference,...

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Institutional Review Board (IRB)

INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD (IRB) RESOURCES IRB's consist of people who have completed training in ethical research. Researchers (including students) must complete a research proposal, submit the proposal to the IRB, and have it approved before they are allowed to...

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Contribute a Resource

Please contribute to our chapter resource area. By doing you, you will help other chapters enjoy even greater success!!! If your chapter has conducted a successful service project, research project or presentation, induction ceremony, member...

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Induction Ceremony Procedural Options

download this information Induction Ceremony with Candlelight “Honor is the reward of merit.” –Cicero A keynote speaker may precede the ceremony. Popular choices for a keynote speaker include the college president, dean, a faculty member, Psi Chi or Psi Beta advisors,...

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Induction Ceremony Resources

The chapter induction can - and should - be one of the most memorable events of the year. If done well, the induction ceremony will stand out as one of the most memorable events of a member's academic pathway. Inductions can range in terms of formality, but we urge...

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Temporary Membership Certificates

Temporary Certificates - Certificates for each induction are sent in a single package to the chapter advisor. We send certificates using Priority Mail. On rare occasions, the package of new certificates is delayed or lost. On such occasions, chapters may conduct their...

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35th Anniversary PowerPoint

In 2016 Psi Beta celebrated its 35th anniversary. The PowerPoint was prepared for the 2016 APA conference. Feel free to adapt this for your chapter's first meeting (recruitment) and induction ceremony program. Click Here

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Contribute a Resource

Please contribute to our chapter resource area. By doing you, you will help other chapters enjoy even greater success!!! If your chapter has conducted a successful service project, research project or presentation, induction ceremony, member...

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Psi Beta Chapter Delegates

Every Psi Beta chapter should have a chapter delegate. Please note that each chapter MUST have an active Chapter Delegate to be eligible for Psi Beta's awards and scholarship competitions. The steps for registering your Chapter Delegate are at the bottom of this page....

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