Psychology - deffinition of success
By: Julia Strumska
Daily tasks and responsibilities
-observing and studying somebody's behavior
-gathering informations throughout conversation
-finding ways to help the person
-develop programs to improve schools
-develop treatment plans-identify and diagnose some disorders
The work environment for psychology depends on what kind of psychology do you practice or where do you work. Sometimes you might work in school around teenagers or yound adoults or kindergarten kids, however sometimes you can open up your own practice and work all by yourself. Some psychologist might also work around people from military and help them and make their job a little bit easier.
Education and Training
It is is not easy to become a psychologist. It takes a lot of hard work and time to learn and practice psychology. Few years of college and then practice and gain more experience.
Preferred Job Skills
Listening- it is very important that you can understand and listen to the patient, because without that the cooperation is going to be pointless.
Speaking- you need to know how to talk to people that have problems
Making decisions and solving problems- help others by telling them what they should do in order to solve their problem or accomplish their goal.
Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships - knowing how to get along with people well.
Grows 12% (which is average)
Salary$65,000 and it increases as you gain more experience. (the video below will tell you more about the salary)
- Anatomy & PSychology
- Child Development
Extra clubs and activities:
While getting ready for college you can still work or volunteer to get some more experience in field of psychology. You can become a hotline worker or volunteer in preschool. those are some ways that you can propare yourself for this career.
Ms. Dembkowski- teaches psychology at Leyden. Also Mrs. Casey teaches Biology at Leyden.
- My mom is a teacher, but she was also studying psychology so I can always talk to her.
- Dr Megan Pitrucha - she is profetionalist in this field
My Post Secondary Plan
Plan for collage career:-first I would like to get into good university with rotc program
-I palnning on getting my Bachlor's and Master's degree in six years
- later earning PHD or PsyD which takes up to 4 years
-after that going into the military for 2-4 years
Becoming a psychologist is a responsible work and getting a Bachelor's or Master's degreeis neccesaary to get a job in this field.
Here are some colleges that I am intrested in:
- Easter Illinois University
- Michigan State University
- Indiana University
" The harder you try and you believe in what you are doing sooner or later your dreams will come true and goals will be accomplished."