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    A Career As A Psychologist

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    The occupation of being a psychologist includes a whole lot of studying, but to be a researcher in psychology you 'll need a doctoral degree! For just being a psychologist you’ll only need to have a PhD. There are 4 years of college then there is 5 years of graduate school. As for a doctoral psychologist you will need a PsyD, including for clinical, school, and health it will require a 1 year internship which is part of the doctoral program. The Psy.D is a clinical degree and is often used for practical work, such as examinations which is more than a dissertation. As from other Psychologists they state that you do NOT need experience to be a psychologist!. The skills that will be needed to become a psychologist are strong communication skills,…

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    conclusion that becoming an I/O Psychologist would be the best option for me. There are a few reasons why this career became an interest of mine. First off, by becoming an I/O Psychologist I will actually be able to make a change in the world and help people. An I/O Psychologist spends their time helping the people within large corporations work more cohesively. By doing this, I could potentially help these large companies be more productive, which would lead to them creating content or…

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    Example Of Resilience

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    My personal definition of resilience is that it’s an individual’s ability to overcome life events in a positive way. I have had to demonstrate resilience many times in my life. One example of my resilience was during a time where my life was changing drastically. As a recent college graduate, I was moving forward with life beyond the college campus and embarking on a new journey to graduate school. However, an unexpected event threatened to change that path. BRIEF SUMMARY On August 7, 2015…

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    When beginning to tackle the question of whether psychologists should be granted the ability to prescribe drugs, one could imagine the answer would be simple to find. However, upon closer examination and consideration, the answer and support in either direction is not clear cut. Though both sides present equally compelling arguments, allowing psychologists prescription privileges emerges as the most convincing. This conclusion comes about mainly because of the belief that psychologists would be…

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    binding I the parents signing a written agreement. The fourth challenge is informing the patients of their legal rights with confidentiality. This would support the technology world with emails, texts, and conference calls. Like with any other rule to be explained there are rights transferring the emails and making sure the client and the psychologist has decent technology to help with keeping track of emails or texts. A fifth challenge would be the record keeping of notes and binding laws to…

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    “Duty to warn or protect” laws are found in a handful of states throughout our country, and they declare that certain professionals, especially psychologists, have a duty to warn authorities if they know of an imminent threat of danger to an individual or group of individuals. These laws help protect professionals from being criminally responsible for their patient’s crimes, as well as help protect those in the community from potentially dangers persons. Some issues with these laws include…

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    Counseling Psychologist

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    What is a Counseling Psychologist? According to the American Psychological Association (APA), a counseling psychologist is a mental health professional who helps their clients identify, understand and address social, work, emotional and personal problems. Counseling psychologists generally have a master’s or doctoral degree in psychology and state licensure to professionally counsel people. Counseling psychologists work settings and responsibilities may vastly vary based on their…

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    Counseling Psychologist

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    Counseling Psychologist The Story of My Search Emily Dickinson once stated, “The brain is wider than the sky.” This quote made me want to learn about others’ outlook on life and to get inside their brain. Before starting this project, I knew counseling somehow assisted people with the things going on within their mind. I wanted to know the different types of counseling there was. I’ve always known about school counselors and “shrinks”. The first place I looked for information about my career…

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    School Psychologist

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    When a child in school is struggling from a problem like a learning disability or a difficult home environment, it is now the responsibility of school psychologist to evaluate children in need. School psychologist examine, test, and diagnose students individually so that they have the best chance of success in school. The majority of writing consists of grading and administering tests, occasionally writing reports, and taking notes on clients. As my mom works in a very poor and overcrowded…

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    School Psychologist

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    Why I Chose This Career Why did I chose a school psychologist to be a possible career. A school psychologist help students, teachers and families with educational issues. They can suggest new teaching ways, they can address behavior problems and also problems students have with learning. Not only do school psychologist have to do this but they also have to have lots of different skills and abilities. They have to be patient, a people person, trustworthy, good problem solver, observant,…

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