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PSYC 1F90 Exam Review- Winter Term Part 1 Study Questions: What does the word psychologist mean? Be able to explain the complexities associated with the definition. A psychologist is a legal term that has varying meanings. In Ontario, two groups of people call themselves psychologists- professors and people registered with the College of Psychologists (governs the practice of psychology- requirements to become registered with them is a Honours BA, MA & PhD, 1 year post-doctoral experience, supervised by atleast 2 registered psychologist, written and oral exam and the payment of an annual fee). Psychologists can diagnose, assess and provide psychotherapy. Psychological Associates have significantly less training (i.e. no PhD), however they may now call themselves psychologists in Ontario. This ambiguity led to a lot of confusion and complexities surrounding what a psychologist is. Associates were people with an MA in Psychology that registered with the college of psychologists before the standards that we have today were set in place. List ALL the steps involved in getting registered as a psychologist in the province of Ontario. (See in brackets above) Describe the different types of Psychologists and what they do. 1. Academic Psychologists (University Profs) do 40% teaching, 40% research and 20% service to the university 2. Clinical Psychologists are mostly in private practice (80%), handle their own business (marketing, handling of money, etc.) 3. Applied of Consulting Psychologists work for companies (interviewing and assessing employees, product design, etc.)
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Summary Chart of Treatment Providers (must be able to complete) Psychologists Psychiatrists Social Workers Counsellors/ Psychotherapists Education Honours BA MA & PhD 1 Year Post-Doc Experience BSc MD (4 Years) Psychiatry Specialty (3-4 Years) BSW (4 yrs) OR BSW + MSW (5 yrs) OR Honours BA + MSW (2 yrs) OR Honours BA(4) + BSW(2) + MSW (1) (for a total of 7 yrs) Unregulated, no specific training required # of Yrs 11-16 years 11-12 years 2-7 yrs ??? Skills Diagnosis Assessment Psychotherapy Diagnosis Physical Treatment * not psychotherapy* Social Context (support groups, financial support, etc.) Varies based on training and experience (sometimes psychotherapy) Skills NOT Included in Standard Training College of Psychologists Trained in body NOT mind (i.e. physicians and doctors) Registered with the College of Social Work Coming Soon: College of Psychotherapists If you need a formal diagnosis of a psychological problem in order to qualify for benefits, which type(s) of health care providers could you use? Psychologists registered with the College of Psychologists, a clinical psychologist would be best and Registered Psychiatrists Part 2 Study Questions: Define the Following: Observer Bias: is the tendency for our perceptions to be distorted by our beliefs.
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