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Career Paths in Psychology

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781591477327

ISBN10:
1591477328
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/1/2006
Publisher(s):
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
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Summary

Career Paths in Psychology is the ideal guide for anyone contemplating a career in psychology: students, recent graduates, career-changers, or psychologists seeking new challenges. In this book, psychologists who have achieved great success in a variety of areas discuss their work: what got them into it, what they like and don't like about it, and what a typical work week is like in their chosen specialty. These psychologists offer advice, information, and the inspiration of their own career paths. They speak frankly about salaries and job opportunities and about what it takes to make it in their field.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. 3
Academiap. 7
Teaching, Research, and More: Psychologists in an Academic Careerp. 9
Learning About Learning: Psychologists in Schools of Educationp. 35
Teaching the Managers of Tomorrow: Psychologists in Business Schoolsp. 51
Working as a Psychologist in a Medical Schoolp. 69
Coming Full Circle: From Academe to Administration to Academep. 83
Clinical and Counseling Psychologyp. 99
Clinical Psychologists in Independent Practice: Infinite Opportunitiesp. 101
Careers in Child Clinical Psychologyp. 119
The Diverse and Intriguing Career Opportunities for Counseling Psychologistsp. 135
Clinical Neuropsychology: Brain-Behavior Relationshipsp. 161
Career Experiences of Clinical Psychologists Working in a Hospitalp. 179
A Variety of Organizationsp. 201
Careers in Public Service: The Intersection of Science and Policyp. 203
Scientific Careers in Psychology in Government Servicep. 215
Promoting Positive School Environments: A Career in School Psychologyp. 227
Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology as a Career: Improving Workforce Performance and Retentionp. 249
In the Halls of Business: Consulting Psychology as a Careerp. 259
Diverse Areas of Psychologyp. 279
Military Psychology: A Dynamic and Practical Application of Psychological Expertisep. 281
Health Psychology: Where Psychological Biological, and Social Factors Intersectp. 307
A Psychologist in Managed Care: An Unexpected Careerp. 329
Improving Test Development, Use, and Research: Psychologists in Educational and Psychological Testing Organizationsp. 343
Epilogue: Preparing for a Career in Psychologyp. 357
Indexp. 363
About the Editorp. 375
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