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Careers in Social & Behavioral Sciences/Humanities - Books
Career Paths in Psychology by
Call Number: BF76 .C38 2017
Publication Date: 2017
In this comprehensive anthology, authors selected for their distinction in their chosen careers offer their professional - and personal - perspectives on 19 different graduate-level careers in psychology. Each chapter discusses the nature of the career, its advantages and disadvantages, how to prepare for it, typical activities, ranges of financial compensation, opportunities for employment, and the personal attributes needed for success in the career.
Careers in Focus: Social Work by
Call Number: HV10.5 .C38 2011
Publication Date: 2011
New and updated job profiles include: Adult day care coordinators, Alcohol and drug abuse counselors, Career and employment counselors and technicians, Child life specialists, Grief therapists, Hospice workers, Human services workers, Nonprofit social service directors, Orientation and mobility specialists, Psychiatrists, Recreational therapists, Social workers and more.
Careers in Psychology: Opportunities in a Changing World by
Call Number: BF76 .K88 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Gives you exposure to careers in each of the areas of psychology and prompts you to explore whether or not a major and career in psychology is a good fit for you. Salary and career information, advice on getting a job after graduation, and information on applying to graduate school in psychology help you make decisions about the career that is right for you.
Field Guides to Finding a new Career: Human Services by
Call Number: HV10.5 .G547 2010
Publication Date: 2010-04-01
Features self-assessment questions, a brief overview, helpful tips, and notes from the field to get readers on the fast track to a new job in this industry. Careers profiled include: Event planner, Funeral service director, Life coach, Marriage and family therapist, Professional organize,r Psychotherapist, Social worker, Substance abuse counselor.
Careers in Human Services by
Call Number: HV10.5 .C39 2015
Publication Date: 2015-04-01
Written for students in high school or undergraduate programs, Careers in Human Services explores a variety of growing fields and career opportunities available.
Careers in Social & Behavioral Sciences/Humanities - e-Books
101 Careers in Counseling by
Publication Date: 2012-01-01
Explores 101 counseling careers, including careers in non-traditional and emerging fields. Offers helpful career development tools such as checklists and questionnaires. Includes salary range, employment prospects, and best and worst aspects of each job. Provides guidance on educational requirements, licensure, and continuing education. Highlights and profiles real-life counselors and their experiences.
101 Careers in Social Work by
Publication Date: 2014-11-01
With a focus on the interdisciplinary nature of social work, this book describes both traditional careers and those that are off the beaten path in such arenas as forensic social work, social entrepreneurship, working in political systems, international careers, and community practice. Well organized and written in a conversational tone, each chapter describes a particular social work domain, illustrating specific careers within that field including best features, challenges, required core competencies and skills, and educational and licensing requirements needed to succeed.
A Career in Counseling
Publication Date: 2005-01-01
Guidance Counselors, Vocational Counselors, Personal Counselors: Help People Make Critical Life Decisions and Deal with Personal Problems.
Life As a Psychologist by
Publication Date: 2006-05-01
Includes advice on making the "right" choice from among psychology careers in fields old and new, the ins and outs of graduate school, and the lessons seasoned professionals learned in their quests for meaningful careers. Web sites for more information on specialties are listed, as are suggested additional readings.
Opportunities in Psychology Careers by
Publication Date: 2008-09-19
Training and educational requirements, Salary statistics for different positions within the field, Up-to-date professional and Internet resources and more.
101+ Careers in Gerontology by
Call Number: HQ1064.U5 G66 2015
Publication Date: 2014-09-01
How do you know if a career in gerontology is right for you? What opportunities exist in the field? "101 Careers in Gerontology" provides a wealth of helpful and timely guidance in this rapidly growing field. The book describes five emerging gerontology-related fields, updates already existing job profiles including salary scales, and includes many new careers and their education requirements. Surprising additions to the list of career profiles include financial planner for elders, custom clothier, health coach, social or cultural historian, travel/tourism specialist, senior theater director, and many others.
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