Psychology Careers Tutorial

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This tutorial corresponds with Module A Lesson 1 and should be completed by students enrolled in Professor Hokerson's Psyc 300 online class at American River College.

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Psychology Careers Tutorial

  1. 1. Psychology Fields Module A Lesson 1 Tutorial Created by: Professor Hokerson American River College Last Updated: Spring 2013
  2. 2. Using this Tutorial • Use the navigation buttons across the bottom of the screen. • Click on hyperlinks when prompted • Have fun and learn!
  3. 3. Table of Contents • Objectives • Module A Objectives #7 and 8 • Action Items • Specialty Areas in Psychology • Careers and Jobs • Clinical Professions
  4. 4. MODULE A OBJECTIVES By the end of this tutorial you will be able to… # 7 – Identify the occupational settings and jobs where you would work for each of the specialty areas of psychology # 8 – Compare the educational and experiential requirements of a psychiatrist, psychologist, marriage and family therapist, social worker, and paraprofessional counselor.
  5. 5. ACTION ITEMS
  6. 6. Specialty Areas of Psychology • Review and Outline: Chapter 1 – Specialty Areas in Psychology (p. 14 – 15) • Clinical • Personality • Educational • Forensic • Biological • Cognitive • Rehabilitation • Industrial/Organizational • Developmental • Experimental • Health • Social • Counseling • Sports • Quiz: Who am I?
  7. 7. Psychology Careers and Jobs • Read: Websites • Areas of Specialization (Northwestern University) • Areas of Research and Application (Wagner College) • Psychology Careers and Education • Take Notes • Settings – where would you work? • Responsibilities – what would you do? • Reflection: Which areas are most interesting to you and why?
  8. 8. Clinical Professions • Summarize: Visit the APA Careers in Psychology page to learn about the educational requirements, work settings, and employment for the common careers in the field. What are 3 interesting things you learned about psychology careers? Then explore the specific careers below- which require higher education? Which have higher financial earnings? • Psychiatric Technician and Aid • Psychologists • Mental Health Counselors and Therapists • Social Worker • Explore: There are also some non-traditional careers that psychology majors might find themselves working in. Read about “psychology’s growth careers” on the APA website – which one sounds interesting to you?
  9. 9. Conclusions • There is much more to psychology than just mental illness! • There are many different specialty areas. • There are many different occupational choices too! • Picking the right specialty area for you is just a matter of putting a little time into learning more about psychology! • Become familiar with the different specialty areas. • Look into the career possibilities. • Double check the career requirements (i.e. education, licenses, etc.).
  10. 10. MODULE A OBJECTIVES After completing this tutorial you should be able to… # 7 – Identify the occupational settings and jobs where you would work for each of the specialty areas of psychology # 8 – Compare the educational and experiential requirements of a psychiatrist, psychologist, marriage and family therapist, social worker, and paraprofessional counselor.

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