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    • By: Kaitlyn R Sept. 17th 2013
    • The salary of a Psychologist varies upon these factors:  Working at an outpatient center  Serving Individuals and Families  Generally a psychologist makes about $64,140 per year
    • The educational requirements are:  An undergraduate degree (4 to 5 years of college)  A doctorate degree in psychology (which is about 4 to 7 years of graduate school.  Overall most people will spend between 8 to 12 years in college.
    • Entry level Positions Include: • behavior analyst • probation/parole officer • caseworker • drug/substance abuse counselor A Opportunity for advancement is publishing research articles.
    • • Psychologists study mental processes and human behavior by observing, understanding, and taking note on how people relate to one another and the environment. Through studies, psychologists have learned this can help increase understanding between individuals, groups, organizations, institutions, nations, and cultures.
    • • Mainly there are two types of working conditions: 1.) A clinical and counseling psychologist usually work in private settings. They have their own offices and can make their own schedule. 2.) Other psychologists work shift schedule sand those who work in hospitals, nursing homes, retirement centers and other health care facilities. This means often you will be working night shifts and weekends.
    • • Job growth for psychologists is increasing at an average rate. Jobs are expected to grow by about 12 percent through the year 2018, which is the usually the growth rate for most occupations. There is an increased need for psychological services in hospitals, schools, social service agencies, mental health centers, substance abuse treatment clinics and private.
    • • • Helping People can be rewarding • You have a flexible Work Schedule • You can earn a big salary • Can be very draining emotionally • Setting up a personal practice in challenging • Dealing With Insurance can be a hassle
    • My personal skills for this career are: • I am good with people • I enjoy Helping others I believe this career is a good possibility because it matches my interests and I can see myself doing it for a long time.
    • • I can prepare for this job by speaking to mental health specialists, and Researching the career.