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Applied Psychology 330
Seeks the contributions in psychology of the
mental, social and physical aspect of a human
Health Psychology generates careers between
being a Psychology Teacher to being a
Environmental Science Technician within the
It encourage research within the biochemical
issues pertaining to health and illness through
School Psychologists focus more so on
The processes of developing psychological
skills, principles and techniques that are
applicable for teaching and learning.
There main focus is filter out any and every
learning discrepancy that an individual may or
may not have.
They help children solve conflict and learn how to
Required to report any pertinent information to
the proper authorities if there are any signs of
abuse or neglect.
Promote an understanding of child development
and how it relates to behavior and learning.
Academics and Education is Key!!!
Division 38: Health Psychology
• Over 35 years of collaborations
• Education: Most
programs offer coursework in
health psychology. However,
• interested undergraduates can
enhance their didactic experiences
by seeking out or cultivating
• other opportunities. School clubs
and volunteer opportunities
• Training: Similarly, different
health psychology programs have
different research emphases to
exploring mechanisms of disease
and to developing individual or
interventions. The entry level
psychologists researchers should
have equipped knowledge base
tactics and be able to apply them
in the health field.
Division 9: Society of Psychological
Study of Social Issues(SPSSI)
Offers approximately 3,000 psychologists
and other scientists in different fields to
pursue research within social issues of the
Activities: Conferences that are
held in the summer, Unfornately they
don’t offer any financial aid or tuition
Challenges: Depending on the type of
memberships you are looking for, has
different credential's. Full members have
to have a postgraduate degree.
Full Members and Graduate Member
have the right to vote.
The memberships varies from Full
Member to Sustaining Member
Opportunities: The APA Division 9
has a yearly convention.
There are memberships available for all
scientists, allied scientists and
psychologists to improve within health,
science, education and all problems we
Job growth as of right now, cashiers and sales have the highest ranging at 6% of the U.S
The employment levels are between 3.3 million and 4.6 million.
In regards to industries, school-Health care and social assistance was the industry sector
with the largest employment in May 2013. Four major occupational groups made up about
77 percent of employment within this industry sector: healthcare practitioners and
technical, healthcare support, office and administrative support, and personal care and
service. Registered nurses, nursing assistants, and personal care aides were the largest
detailed occupations in the health care and social assistance sector, with about 2.3 million,
1.3 million, and 1.0 million jobs, respectively.
The highest paid in the school psychologist profession work in the metropolitan areas of
Allentown, Pa., San Luis Obispo, Calif., and Boulder, Colo. The Birmingham, Ala. area also
pays well, as does the city of Bakersfield, Calif. According to the BLS, school psychologists
earned a median salary of $67,650 in 2012. The best-paid earned about $109,340 while the
lowest-paid earned less than $38,450.
Each licensed psychologist shall earn a
minimum of 24 approved continuing
education credits during each 2 year
A minimum of 12 continuing education
credits must be accumulated from
Category A offerings and a maximum of 12
continuing education credits can be
accumulated from Category B offerings.
Psychologists can elect to earn all of their
continuing education credits from
Category A offerings.
Leading the model community throughout all
aspects of psychology where all can live, be
educated, and understand the “social norm”.
"To inspire my society by providing tools
to interpret and respond to situations
My purpose as a School Psychologists is to
fulfill the needs, wants and requirements of
each child within the school system.