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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)

Special Edition Newsletter Fall 2020

Psi Beta's National Council is pleased to present this special edition newsletter. Extra attention has been given to operating a chapter virtually. It is hoped that many of the strategies presented in this newsletter will continue to be useful after the pandemic...

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Career Development Videos for Psi Beta Members

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

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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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The Anne Anastasi Mission Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship honors Psi Beta members who have made a significant mission-related contribution to their Psi Beta chapter and, therefore, the chapter's impact on others, the campus, or the community. The applicant's...

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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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Psi Beta Journal of Student Research

This journal is an opportunity to showcase empirical research completed by Psi Beta students while attending a 2-year institution. Now members can publish their research in a peer-reviewed online journal. The submission period is May 1 to June 1. The first issue of...

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National Research Study Archive

Members and advisors, Below are files produced by Psi Beta's annual national research studies. The files can be used for hypothesis testing research. Also, advisors can use the files for teaching purposes. For each study, you can...

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National Research Project (2020-2021)

Good News! The study has ended. The research data file is now ready for download, cleaning, and analysis. The file and many support files can be found at this URL https://psibeta.org/national-research-study-2020-2021-raw-data/ However, data access and use are...

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Participant Debrief – Psi Beta Research 2020-2021

Psi Beta National Research Study (2020-2021) The study has several purposes. 1. The positive psychology research literature suggests that  "Gratitude" and "Appreciation" are identical psychological constructs. We question that. We suspect that gratitude is one form of...

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Psi Beta’s 2019-2020 National Research Project

NEW! (March 9, 2020): Data and support files are now available for downloading and analyses. Please look immediately below for the download links. SPSS data file (January 10 version) SPSS data file (March 9 full version) Excel data file (January 10 version) Excel data...

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APA Conference – August 2020

The psychology event of the year is heading to Washington DC! August 8-11 APA 2020 is where scientists, educators, practitioners, and applied psychologists from around the world come together to explore the most compelling issues in the discipline. This year we’re...

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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

Chapter Delegates are the primary student-level liaison with Psi Beta’s Administration and National Council (Psi Beta’s governing body).  We strongly encourage all chapters to elect a Chapter Delegate. The steps for registering your Chapter Delegate are at the bottom...

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