SUBFEILDS 4. Students will be able to identify psychology’s main subfields.

  • Published on
    18-Jan-2018

  • View
    220

  • Download
    0

DESCRIPTION

COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGISTS: 1. Often work with clientele whose problems are of a moderate degree 2. Many counseling psychologists specialize in marital or family counseling

Transcript

SUBFEILDS 4. Students will be able to identify psychologys main subfields CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS: 1. Largest group of practitioners 2. Involved in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders 3. Duties include psychological testing, interviewing and therapy COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGISTS: 1. Often work with clientele whose problems are of a moderate degree 2. Many counseling psychologists specialize in marital or family counseling SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS: 1. Concerned with social, intellectual and emotional development of elementary and secondary students 2. Work with children, parents and teachers 3. Often test students for special programs EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGISTS: Involved in teacher training, curriculum design and other related educational processes INDUSTRIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGISTS: 1. Work in business and industry 2. Attempt to improve productivity 3. May develop employee selection programs, work with advertisers, study consumer behavior or design equipment EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGISTS: 1. Broad classification for laboratory researchers 2. Work primarily in a specific area, such as memory, language or animal behavior SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGISTS: 1. Experimental psychologists who study social situations 2. Study topics such as conformity, obedience and leadership style DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGISTS Experimental psychologists who typically research behavior changes occurring across the lifespan that are due to maturation and development PSYCHOMETRIC PSYCHOLOGISTS 1. Specialize in the measurement of behavior 2. Particularly skilled at using statistical procedures to develop reliable and valid tests

Recommended

View more >