Psychology_3083_-_Chap_1-1

Psychology_3083_-_Chap_1-1 - Psychology 3083 Chapter 1...

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Psychology 3083 Chapter 1 Professional Psychology in Context - Many types of “helpers” and helping institutions in society EX – churches teach people how 2 behave morally wt loss seminars teach how 2 control eating habits business seminars teach how 2 control spending, invest * * What distinguishes them from others - are professionals who have attended univ - rec’d postgrad educ/training in research, eval & implementation of helping methods * Licensed or certified 2 engage in spec kinds of helping practices * Guided by a professional code of ethics * Clin & coun psych profess based on scientist-practitioner model has both
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acad research AND (researched over & over 2 test for validity) Mental Health Professions Clinical Psychology and Counseling Psychology - Psychologist – term should be used only 4 indivs w/doctoral degree in psych – bk says --- LA --- license also - Some refer 2 those w/master’s degree as master’s level psycho or associate 2 a psycho - Master’s level & those w/bachelor’s degree can perform some functions of psycho but prohibited from many - 2 Educational Models 1. Scientist-practitioner – aka “Boulder Model” Clinical/coun psych requires: * acad research skills (gotten thru completion of dissertation) AND * applied helping skills (obtained by supervised internship experience)
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of methods used Ph.D. in clin and coun psychology Minimum 5 yrs postgrad training including internship (others like educ or soc psych can take less time b/c don’t require internship) 2. Professional model - aka “Vail Model” Grew out of c/o that research training irrelevant 2
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course PSYC 3083 taught by Professor Meche during the Spring '10 term at LSU.

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Psychology_3083_-_Chap_1-1 - Psychology 3083 Chapter 1...

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