by Shirley Brinkerhoff

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Find out what it takes to be a psychologist with character... Psychologists can specialize in a variety of areas, including: •Experimental psychology; •Physiological psychology; •Development psychology; •Social psychology; •Clinical psychology; •School psychology; •Industrial psychology; and •Counseling psychology. Although professionals in this field need strong educational backgrounds, they also need: The diligence to follow through on long-term treatments or research... Respect and compassion for other human beings who are in emotional pain... And a sense of justice that enables them to treat each patient or client fairly. Few other professionals relate so closely with other human beings. If you pursue a career in psychology, you will have opportunities to help individuals become emotionally healthier and happier. Psychologists have the power to teach society better ways to live. Read Psychologist and find out how.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422290606
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 09/02/2014
Series: Careers With Character
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
Lexile: 1140L (what's this?)
File size: 8 MB
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Job Requirements 11

2 Integrity and Trustworthiness 23

3 Respect and Compassion 31

4 Justice and Fairness 41

5 Responsibility 51

6 Courage 61

7 Self-Discipline and Diligence 69

8 Citizenship 79

9 Career Opportunities 87

Further Reading 92

For More Information 93

Glossary 94

Index 95

About the Author & Consultant 96

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