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  1. 1. Career Project <ul><li>Clinical Psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>Lawyer </li></ul><ul><li>Nutritionist </li></ul>By Alexis Egan
  2. 2. Clinical Psychologist <ul><li>Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Identify psychological or mental issues in patients </li></ul><ul><li>Develop treatments to treat behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to clients to help them understand their problems and understand themselves better </li></ul><ul><li>Write reports in order to maintain records of patients’ mental health </li></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Active listener </li></ul><ul><li>Socially perceptive </li></ul><ul><li>Effective speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinker </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive reader </li></ul><ul><li>Active learner </li></ul><ul><li>Good judgment and good decision making </li></ul>
  3. 3. Clinical Psychologist <ul><li>Interests/Related Occupations </li></ul><ul><li>Holland Code: ISA (Investigative, Social, Artistic) </li></ul><ul><li>This career involves working with ideas and figuring out problems, talking to many different kinds of people, and working without a set of solid rules. </li></ul><ul><li>Related Occupations include a counseling psychologist, a child/family social worker, or an occupational therapist </li></ul>
  4. 4. Clinical Psychologist <ul><li>Training and Other Qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Usually a doctoral degree is required to practice independently as a psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>This usually requires 5 years of full-time graduate school, and an additional year of supervised experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually someone who wishes to become a clinical psychologist, besides a doctorate degree, needs an approved internship and 1-2 years of professional experience. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Clinical Psychologist <ul><li>Job Outlook & Earnings </li></ul><ul><li>The job outlook for this career is the same as average for most careers, about 12% </li></ul><ul><li>Employment will grow due to the increasingly unhealthy lifestyles associated with smoking, alcoholism, and obesity, which can have effects on your mind. </li></ul><ul><li>More help with be needed for people dealing with depression and other mental disorders, marriage/family problems, job stress, and addiction. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lawyer <ul><li>Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Represent clients in court or in legal situations </li></ul><ul><li>Provide evidence in order to prosecute the defendant or to defend their client </li></ul><ul><li>Have a wide knowledge of laws and regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Interpret laws, cases and rulings for clients </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Law and Government </li></ul><ul><li>English Language </li></ul><ul><li>Public Speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Customer and Personal Service </li></ul><ul><li>Administration and Management </li></ul><ul><li>Clerical Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Economics and Accounting </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lawyer <ul><li>Interests </li></ul><ul><li>Holland Code: EIA (Enterprising, Investigative, Artistic) </li></ul><ul><li>This career involves achieving a goal, finding out the information needed to win a case, and working without concrete rules to present and win cases </li></ul>
  8. 8. Lawyer <ul><li>Related Occupations </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators </li></ul><ul><li>Government Property Inspectors & Investigators </li></ul><ul><li>Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates </li></ul><ul><li>Paralegals and Legal Assistants </li></ul><ul><li>Law Clerks </li></ul><ul><li>Criminal Investigators and Special Agents </li></ul>
  9. 9. Lawyer <ul><li>Nature of Work </li></ul><ul><li>All attorneys research the intent of laws and judicial decisions and apply the law to the cases their clients bring them. </li></ul><ul><li>Some lawyers specialize in areas such as bankruptcy, probate, international, or environmental law, but most are in a private practice specializing in criminal or civil law. </li></ul><ul><li>Many attorneys are employed in various government positions </li></ul><ul><li>Some work for State attorneys general, prosecutors, and public defenders in criminal courts </li></ul><ul><li>Lawyers do most of their work in offices, law libraries, and courtrooms </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lawyer <ul><li>Employment & Earnings </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008, about 759,200 people held jobs as lawyers. </li></ul><ul><li>Out of that number, 26% were self-employed (either in a partner or solo practice) </li></ul><ul><li>Most lawyers who are employed by the government work at a local level </li></ul><ul><li>A small number of lawyers work in law schools and aren’t included in the statistics for lawyers </li></ul><ul><li>The median salary for all lawyers in 2008 was $110,590. Generally, an average salary for a lawyer fell between $74,980 and $163,320. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Nutritionist <ul><li>Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Put together daily nutrition plans for people by assessing their nutritional needs </li></ul><ul><li>Advise patients on ways to improve their health and diet </li></ul><ul><li>Consult with doctors to better understand nutritional needs of the client </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor food service operations to ensure they are following nutritional standards </li></ul><ul><li>Organize, develop, and test special diet plans </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul><ul><li>English Language </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Customer and Personal Services </li></ul><ul><li>Therapy and Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Education and Training </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine and Dentistry </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Administration and Management </li></ul>
  12. 12. Nutritionist <ul><li>Interests/Related Occupations </li></ul><ul><li>Holland Code: ISE (Investigative, Social, Enterprising) </li></ul><ul><li>This career involves figuring out the best diet to help people stay healthy, working with clients, and trying to help them stay on their plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Health Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Farm and Home Management Advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Dietetic Technicians </li></ul>
  13. 13. Nutritionist <ul><li>Training and Other Qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>At least a bachelor’s degree in dietetics, food and nutrition, foods service management, or a related area </li></ul><ul><li>In college, must major in foods, nutrition, institution management, chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, and physiology </li></ul><ul><li>Out of the 46 states that have laws involving nutritionists, 33 of them require someone in this field be licensed, 12 require statutory certification, and 1 requires registration </li></ul>
  14. 14. Nutritionist <ul><li>Job Outlook & Earnings </li></ul><ul><li>People with specialized training, an advanced degree, or qualifications that surpass the State’s minimum’s requirements have the best shot at a job </li></ul><ul><li>Between 2008 and 2018, the dietician/nutritionist career is expected to increase about 9 percent. </li></ul><ul><li>Job growth will occur due to an increasing emphasis on disease prevention through nutrition and healthy eating. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008, the median salary of nutritionists was $50,590. An average salary fell between $41,060 and $61,790, and the highest ten percent earned more than $73,410. </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Best Career for Me is….. <ul><li>Clinical Psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>Out of the three careers I have researched for this project, the one I like the best is a Clinical Psychologist. </li></ul><ul><li>This job appeals most to me because it has the most interesting tasks and knowledge, in my opinion </li></ul><ul><li>It seems like a job I could definitely do everyday and enjoy. </li></ul>