Assignment: Areas of Specialization

Assignment: Areas of Specialization

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Assignment: Areas of Specialization

Psychology is a very broad subject that encompasses many areas of specialization. Psychologists have diverse interests and occupations. Many psychologists are involved in specific areas of research, other psychologists are primarily educators, and some psychologists specialize in the helping professions. Psychology offers many interesting career paths. In this assignment, you will explore eight areas of specialization in psychology.

Instructions

Complete the What Psychologists Do…Areas of Specialization worksheet.

  1. Identify the Area of Specialization being described for each Topic of Study listed. (Use the Area of Specialization list provided.)
  2. Identify the Key Focus of This Area of Specialization.
  3. Use the last column to identify which setting(s) a psychologist in this specialization may work.

Be sure to cite your textbook, or other sources, in the reference section at the bottom of the page.

ESSAY GUIDELINES -:

Write a 1000-1500-word essay addressing each of the following points. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper.

Support your ideas with at least three (3) sources using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Length: 1000-1500 words; answers must thoroughly address the prompts in a clear, concise manner.

Evaluation Criteria for Paper

(10%) Resources used as rationale for approaches and as sources of content

_____ 5. (20%) write paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered

_____ 5. (20%) Write the Paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered