9780534174804

Your Career in Psychology Clinical and Counseling Psychology

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    9780534174804

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    0534174809

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-10-14
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

YOUR CAREER IN PSYCHOLOGY: CLINICAL AND COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY introduces students to the variety of forms that clinical or counseling psychology careers may take. Each chapter presents a career path, including an overview, advantages and disadvantages, and a profile of a psychologist who has chosen that path. This book is a wonderful starting point for exploring careers in clinical or counseling psychology.

Author Biography

Dr. Kuther is Associate Professor of Psychology at Western Connecticut State University

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing Clinical and Counseling Psychology 1(12)
Clinical Psychology
2(1)
Counseling Psychology
3(1)
Differentiating Clinical and Counseling Psychology
4(1)
Other Mental Health Professions
4(2)
Psychiatrist
5(1)
Social Worker
5(1)
Counselor
5(1)
Current Issues in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
6(1)
Recommended Readings
7(1)
Web Resources
8(1)
Profile 1.1: Elaine M. Heiby, Ph.D.
9(4)
Chapter 2 Practice Careers 13(20)
Activities of Practicing Psychologists
14(1)
Employment Settings
15(1)
Private Practice
15(1)
College and University Counseling Centers
16(1)
Community Mental Health Centers
16(1)
Hospitals and Medical Centers
16(1)
Advantages and Disadvantages to a Career in Psychological Practice
16(2)
Preparation for a Career in Psychological Practice
18(1)
Recommended Readings
18(1)
Web Resources
19(1)
Profile 2.1: Brick Johnstone, Ph.D.
19(3)
Profile 2.2: Stuart Tentoni, Ph.D.
22(5)
Profile 2.3: Marilu Price Berry, Ph.D.
27(3)
Profile 2.4: Brian R. Snider , Ph.D.
30(3)
Chapter 3 Careers in Public Health and Policy 33(18)
What Is Public Health?
34(1)
Employment Settings
35(1)
Career Tracks
35(4)
Research
35(2)
Politics
37(1)
Program Development and Evaluation
38(1)
Preparation for a Career in Public Health and Social Policy
39(1)
Recommended Readings
39(1)
Web Resources
40(1)
Profile 3.1: Simon H. Budman, Ph.D.
40(5)
Profile 3.3: APA's Congressional and Executive Branch Fellowship Program
45(6)
Chapter 4 Psychologists in the Military 51(12)
Activities of Psychologists in the Military
52(2)
Personnel Selection and Classification
52(1)
Personnel Training
52(1)
Leadership and Team Effectiveness
53(1)
Direct Service
53(1)
Advantages, Disadvantages, and Salary
54(2)
Preparation for a Career in the Military
56(2)
Recommended Readings
58(1)
Web Resources
58(1)
Profile 4.1: Carrie Dorson, Psy.D.
59(4)
Chapter 5 Forensic and Police Psychology Careers 63(18)
Forensic Psychology
64(4)
Activities of Forensic Psychologists
65(2)
Advantages and Disadvantages of a Career in Forensic Psychology
67(1)
Preparation for a Career in Forensic Psychology
68(1)
Police Psychology
68(3)
Activities of Police Psychologists
68(1)
Advantages and Disadvantages to a Career in Police Psychology
69(1)
Preparation for a Career in Police Psychology
70(1)
Recommended Readings 70 Web Resources
71(1)
Profile 5.1: Karen Franklin, Ph.D.
72(2)
Profile 5.2: Evan Nelson
74(3)
Profile 5.3: Ellen Kirchman, Ph.D.
77(1)
Profile 5.4: Gary Kaufmann, Psy.D.
78(3)
Chapter 6 Consulting Careers 81(16)
Management Consultant
82(2)
Advantages and Disadvantages of a Career as a Management Consultant
83(1)
Preparing for a Career as a Management Consultant
83(1)
Executive Coach
84(1)
Activities and Professional Responsibilities. What Do Executive Coaches Do?
84(2)
Advantages and Disadvantages to a Career as an Executive Coach
85(1)
Preparation for a Career as an Executive Coach
86(1)
Recommended Readings
87(1)
Web Resources
88(1)
Profile 6.1: Steven Williams, Ph.D., S.P.H.R.
88(3)
Profile 6.2: More Psychologists Are Attracted to the Executive Coaching Field
91(1)
What it is
92(1)
What it takes
93(1)
Ways to sample the field
94(3)
Chapter 7 Psychologists in Academia 97(16)
A Career as a Professor
98(4)
Activities and Professional Responsibilities
98(2)
Advantages and Disadvantages to a Career as a Professor
100(2)
A Career in Research
102(3)
Academia
102(1)
Industry
103(1)
Government
103(1)
Social Service Agencies and Nonprofits
104(1)
Preparation for a Teaching and Research Career
104(1)
Recommended Readings
105(1)
Web Resources
105(1)
Profile 7.1: Richard M. McFall, Ph.D.
106(3)
Profile 7.2: Peter J. Snyder, Ph.D.
109(4)
Chapter 8 Is a Career in Clinical or Counseling Psychology for You? 113(9)
Master's Degrees in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
114(1)
What Can You Do with a Master's Degree?
114(1)
What Does a Master's Degree Entail?
115(1)
Doctoral Degrees
115(3)
Training Models
115(1)
Ph.D. vs Psy.D.
116(1)
What Does a Doctoral Degree Entail?
117(1)
Post-Doctoral Specialization
118(1)
Licensure
118(1)
Advancing Your Career: What You Can Do Now
119(2)
Become Known by Your Professors
120(1)
Obtain Research Experience
120(1)
Obtain Applied Experience
120(1)
Begin Preparing for Graduate Study
121(1)
Recommended Readings
121(1)
Web Resources
121(1)
References 122(6)
Index 128

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