Careers in Psychology and Behavioral Health, 1st Edition

  • Kimberly Ortiz-Hartman
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  • ISBN-10: 1642653020
  • ISBN-13: 9781642653021
  • DDC: 150.23
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released September 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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The field of psychology encompasses research, clinical practice, and education. One of psychology’s most unique and important characteristics is its coupling of science and practice. Job opportunities within the broad field of psychology are many, depending on one’s level of education, with a variety of options at all levels in clinical and private settings. Job seekers will find real-world information in this volume covering: Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Sport Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Evolutionary Psychology; Forensic Psychology; Environmental Psychology; and Neuropsychology. In addition to need-to-know data on the specifics of these careers, each chapter includes charts, tables, and valuable sections like A Day in the Life of… and Conversations with Real Professionals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publisher’s Note.
1: Overviews.
2: Psychology: Fields of Specialization.
3: Psychotherapy and Counseling: Types and Approaches.
4: Behavior Therapy.
5: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
6: Coaching.
7: Cognitive Psychology.
8: Criminology.
9: Developmental Psychology.
10: Disaster Psychology.
11: Educational Psychology.
12: Experimental Psychology.
13: Forensic Psychiatry.
14: Forensic Psychology.
15: Health Psychology.
16: Marriage and Family Therapy.
17: Mental Health Practitioners.
18: Music, Dance, and Theater Therapy.
19: Neuropsychology.
20: Organizational Behavior and Consulting.
21: Psychoanalytic Psychology.
22: Sports Psychology.
23: Profiles.
24: Activities Therapist.
25: Art Therapist.
26: Athletic Trainer.
27: College Faculty Member.
28: Criminologist.
29: Economist.
30: Education Administrator.
31: Educational Caounselor.
32: Forensic Scientist.
33: Healthcare Social Worker.
34: Human Resources Specialist.
35: Marriage and Family Therapist.
36: Medical and Helath Services Manager.
37: Neurologist.
38: Neuropsychologist.
39: Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment specialists.
40: Psychiatrist.
41: Psychologist.
42: Public Relations Specialist.
43: Registered Nurse.
44: Rehabilitation Counselor.
45: Social Worker.
46: Sociologist.
47: Substance Abuse Counselor.
Appendix A: Holland Code.