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Greer 1 Breanna Greer Mrs. Squires AP Psych 27 August 2019 Domains of Psychology Part 1 Clinical Psychology- Clinical psychology is a psychological specialty that offers people and families with continuous and thorough mental and behavioral health care ; consultation with organizations and communities ; training, education and oversight ; and practice based on research. It's a wide range of specialty — widely inclusive of serious psychopathology — and characterized by the comprehensiveness and inclusion of information and skills from a wide range of fields within and outside the appropriate psychology. Clinical psychology's range includes all ages, various diversities, and diverse systems. An example of a career in this branch of psychology is a Clinical Social Worker. Developmental Psychology- Developmental psychology is a scientific approach which aims to explain growth, change and consistency through the lifespan. Developmental psychology examines how a person's lifetime of thinking, feeling, and conduct changes. A significant proportion of theories within this discipline focus upon development during childhood, as this is the period during an individual's lifespan when the most Change is happening. An example of a career in this branch of psychology is a Behavioral Therapist. Community Psychology- Community psychology is a branch of psychology that includes studying how people relate to their groups and how groups influence people reciprocally.
Greer 2 Researching uncomfortable, unwanted or problematic circumstances in a group enables these psychologists to find ways to improve. An example of a career in this branch of psychology is a Counselor through community health clinics. Educational Psychology- Educational psychology is a research of how people learn and maintain understanding, especially in instructional environments such as schools. This involves procedures of emotional, social and cognitive learning. Focus areas in this psychology branch may include techniques of teaching and testing, school climate, and learning, social, and behavioral issues that may hinder learning. Most educational psychology, from infancy to

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