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  • Psycholog!ts Studying the Human Mind & Behavior
  • Fields of Psychology Nature of Work • Research Psychologists – Physical, emotional & social aspects of humans • Clinical Psychologists – Largest field – Mentally & emotionally distressed people ∗ Also assist medical & surgical patients • Health Psychologists – Social factors affect health & illness
  • Fields of Psychology Nature of Work • Counseling Psychologists – give advice to people on how to deal with everyday problems and everyday living. • School Psychologists – work with parents and teachers to create a safe, healthy, and supportive learning system for the students
  • Work Environment • School, Clinical, & Counseling Psychologists – Frequently work in private offices. • Health Care Psychologists – hospitals, nursing homes, and any other kind of health care facility • College & University Psychologists – Teach & may have part time counseling practices.
  • Educational Training • Doctoral Degree – Independent practicing ∗ Qualify for teaching, research, clinical, and counseling positions in universities, health care services, elementary and secondary schools, private industry, and government. ∗ work in clinical positions or in private practices ∗ sometimes teach, conduct research, or carry out administrative responsibilities. ∗ 5 to 7 years of graduate study
  • Educational Training • Specialists Degree – minimum of 3 years of full-time graduate study & a 1-year full-time internship. • Masters Degree – 2 years of graduate study • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Employment Outlook • 166,000 jobs in 2006 • Educational institutions – 29 percent • Health Care – 21 percent • Self Employed – 34 percent
  • Average Salary • Median Earnings – $59, 440 • Lowest – $35,280 • Highest – $102,730
  • Earnings 70,000 52,500 35,000 17,500 0 1 Offices of Mental Health Practitioners Elementary and Secondary Schools Local Government Individual and Family Services Outpatient Care Centers
  • Related Occupations • Occupations that work with other people & comfort them: – counselors – social workers – clergy – sociologists – special education teachers – funeral directors
  • Related Occupations – recreation workers – human resources • Helping patients recover: – physicians and surgeons – radiation therapists – audiologists – dentists – optometrists – speech-language pathologists
  • Occupational Title SOC Employment 2016 Change Code 2006 Psychologists 19-3030 166,000 191,000 25,000 Clinical, counseling 19-3031 152,000 176,000 24,000 & school psychologists Industrial- 19-3032 1,900 2,400 400 organizational psychologists All & other 19-3039 12,000 13,000 900 psychologists
  • Why Become a Psychologist? By becoming a psychologist, you’ll be able to help people cope with illnesses, save them from committing suicide, or even change someone’s life.
  • ★If your someone who... ✓ likes helping others ✓ gives good advice ✓ & are interested in human behavior Then psychology is the right thing for you!
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