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Psychology Resources

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Job Titles

Activities Coordinator Counseling Coordinator Rehabilitation Counselor
Assistant Residential Coordinator Counselor Relief Worker
Behavioral Psychologist Crisis Worker Research Psychologist
Career Services Counselor Day Treatment Clinician Resident Services Provider
Case Coordinator Developmental Psychologist Residential Clinical Director
Case Manager Experimental Psychologist Residential Counselor
Case Worker Family Counselor Residential Specialist
Child-Care Worker House Manager Residential Worker
Clinical Coordinator House Parent School Psychologist
Clinical Director Human Resources Worker Social Psychologist
Clinical Manager Industrial-organizational Psychologist Social Worker
Clinical Psychologist Intensive Case Manager Special School Counselor
Clinical Supervisor Mental Health Clinician Substance Abuse Counselor
Clinician Mental Health Counselor Support Worker
Cognitive Psychologist Parent counselor/Educator Therapist
College Student-Affairs Professional Prevention Counselor Women's counselor
Community and Social Service Worker Psychiatric Residence Staffer Youth Corrections Officer
Community Services Specialist Psychologist Youth-Service Worker
Community Support Clinician Rehabilitation Aide Youth Specialist
Consultant

Personal Characteristics to be Successful

Altruistic Ethical Realistic
Articulate Flexible Resilient
Calm Good listener Respectful
Compassionate Humorous Responsible
Decision-maker Idealistic Responsive
Dedicated Independent Self-Reflective
Discrete Innovative Sensitive
Eclectic Mature Stable
Emotionally Objective Thoughtful
Disciplined Productive Understanding
Empathetic

Workplace Skills

Analyze data to identify symptoms and diagnose the nature of client's problems
Assess and evaluate problems through the use of case history, interview, and observation
Build innovative and science-based approaches to problems
Combine, evaluate and analyze information and data to make decisions and solve problems
Communicate with individuals to obtain information and generate treatment plans
Conduct research to develop or improve diagnostic or therapeutic counseling techniques
Develop therapeutic and treatment plans based on individual interests, abilities or needs
Establish rapport
Evaluate results of counseling methods to determine the reliability and validity of treatments
Gather information through controlled lab experiments
Formulate hypotheses and collect data to test their validity

Help others manage their own behavior
Interact with others to build harmonious work and living environments
Investigate the physical, cognitive, emotional, or social aspects of human behavior
Manage people with skills and compassion
Provide group or individual counseling services
Provide mental health care
Study human mind and behavior

Job Postings

General

PsychCareers.com: Registering on this site enables you to add your resume into a database searchable by registered employers and to search online job classifieds, among other things.

Psychwatch.com: Provides a listing of open positions in Psychiatry, Psychology, and Mental Health fields.

American Psychological Association: The objects of the American Psychological Association shall be to advance psychology as a science and profession and as a means of promoting health, education, and human welfare.

American Psychological Association Graduate Student Organization (APAGS)

American Psychological Society (APS)

Psych Central

Psych Web

Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology

Human Resources

Jobs4HR: Site for employers to search through applicants and potential employees to post resumes.

HR Job Net: Search for jobs in HR by title and geographic area as well as post resume on the site.

SHRM: Society for Human Resource Management. Professional organization that provides certifications and information for Human Resource professionals.

Social Work and Social Services

SocialService.com: A place to find jobs in Social Work, Social Service, Mental Health, Counseling, Psychology, Non-Profits, Case Management, and more. Can receive email notices of new job postings and resume assistance.

Social Work and Social Services Jobs Online: Job listing by geographic region and job category. Also includes links to employment sites.

The New Social Worker Online: View current social work job postings and visit the Online Social Work Education Directory for information.

Mental Health

Mental Help Net: An online guide about the mental health profession, with a jobs board with postings by state.

Mentalweb.com: A specialized web site for the career needs of mental health professionals. Job database can be searched by education level, city, or state. Contains information about licensure, professional associations, events and conferences. You may also post your resume on this site.

Education

Missouri Teacher Certification: Information on the requirements needed to receive certification to teach in the state of Missouri.

NewTeacher.com: Features advice on becoming a teacher, finding a job, substitute teaching, and more.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Opportunity to view many higher education positions. Prior week's issues can be viewed for free. Must be a member to view the current week's issue.

Public Relations

All about Public Relations: Great page for career tips, job listings, and links to helpful internet sites regarding PR jobs.

PR Jobs in Washington, DC: Public relations job opportunities in the nation's capitol. Free resume postings also offered.

Career Resources

Online Psychology Career Center: A one-stop resource for psychology students and professionals with numerous links to job listings and internships in psychology and career tips for psychology students.

Career Links: Numerous links related both to careers in general and careers in psychology.

APA Research Office: Baccalaureate-level data on characteristics of psychology students, employment status, employment settings, full-time salaries and more.

Graduate Schools

University of Missouri-Columbia, Psychological Sciences

University of Missouri-Columbia, Counseling Psychology Program

Missouri State University, Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Experimental Psychology

Forest Institute of Psychology

St. Louis University, Counseling and Family Therapy

St. Louis University, Clinical Psychology

St. Louis University, Experimental Psychology

St. Louis University, Industrial-Organizational Psychology

University of Missouri-St. Louis, Clinical Psychology

University of Missouri-St. Louis, Behavioral Neuroscience

University of Missouri-St. Louis, Industrial/Organizational Psychology:

Evangel University

University of Missouri - Kansas City, Clinical Psychology

University of Missouri - Kansas City, Interdisciplinary

University of Missouri - Kansas City, Counseling and Educational Psychology

University of Central Missouri, Counseling

Adler School of Professional Psychology

Wayne State University, Industrial Organizational

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Antioch University New England, Marriage and Family Therapy

Kansas State University, Occupational Health Psychology

University of Kansas, Psychology and Research in Education

University of Kansas, Counseling Psychology

University of Kansas, School Psychology

University of Kansas, Clinical Child Psychology

Contact Us

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