Majoring in Psychology : Achieving Your Educational and Career Goalsby Helms, Jeffrey L.; Rogers, Daniel T.
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This textbook truly focuses on helping students achieve their educational and career goals. The authors go beyond the typical career books by presenting a realistic, robust, and diverse picture of possible careers in psychology. Bringing a variety of careers to life, the professional spotlights and profiles of real psychologists represent the true diversity of careers in the field.
This textbook looks at all aspects of a psychology career from being an undergraduate major through the weighty choice of a career in neuropsychology and everything in between.
This textbook would work well as a textbook for a career planning course or for an individual who is contemplating entering this field.
A worthy addition to the growing literature on the keys to success for undergraduate psychology majors, the Helms and Rogers’s text is likely to be one of those books that conscientious psychology students refer to again and again.
Daniel T. Rogers is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Kennesaw State University. His publications, research, and practice interests are in the areas of personality assessment, measurement, and interpersonal and psychodynamic theories. Dr. Rogers is a licensed psychologist. His clinical experience includes work across the age spectrum and across levels of impairment, with emphasis on psychological assessment and psychodynamic interventions. Dr. Rogers is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, and the Society for Personality Assessment.
Table of Contents
|Majoring in Psychology|
|Why Major in Psychology?|
|Succeeding in College: Transitions, Strategies, and Resources|
|Succeeding in the Psychology Major: Adjustments, Common Difficulties, and Strategies|
|Assessing and Developing Career Goals|
|Using your Bachelor's Degree: Preparing for the Job Market|
|The Preprofessional Degree: Preparing for Graduate School|
|The Preprofessional Degree: Applying to Graduate School|
|The Subfields of Psychology|
|Careers in Research: Experimental, Developmental, Social, Cognitive, and Biopsychology|
|Careers in Industrial and Organizational Psychology|
|Careers in Clinical Psychology and Counseling Psychology|
|Careers in Educational and School Psychology|
|Careers in Exercise and Sport Psychology|
|Careers in Health Psychology|
|Careers in Neuropsychology|
|Careers in Forensic Psychology|
|Careers in Academe|
|Assessing the Career Outlook for the Psychology Major|
|Appendix: Divisions of the American Psychological Association|
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