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Job Training and Career Qualifications
Does a child psychologist ever need a psychologist also?
Asked in Health, Mental Health, Doctors
What is the difference between a child psychologist and child psychiatrist?
Both a psychologist and a psychiatrist can hold therapy sessions with the child in question. A psychiatrist is a medical doctor that has received specialized training after the standard medical school stint, whereas a psychologist is not. Psychiatrists are also the only one out of the two who can write prescriptions for medication. Usually, a psychologist will work with the child first, and if he or she determines that there is a need for medicine, he or she will then refer the child to the psychiatrist.
Asked in Jobs & Education
What are the advantages and disadvantages of being a child psychologist?
The advantages of being a child psychologist is the reward one can get with helping children overcome their disabilities and deficiencies. A child psychologist also has flexible work schedules and has a high earning potential. Some of the disadvantages include the stress in dealing with children who need more attention and the continuous search for new prospects.
What kind of work environment do child psychologist need?
What are some careers that need a psychology background?
What education or training do you need to become a licensed child psychologist?
What kind of experience do you need to be a child psychologist?
How many years of school are required to become a child psychologist?
What educational background does a child psychologist have to have?
If you think becoming a child psychologist is the right career path for you, you will need many years of education after high school. You must have a four year bachelors degree. After that you will need to apply for a graduate program; preferably one that is recognized by the American Psychology Association.
What grades are required to become a child psychologist?
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What kind of education do you need to find a psychologist job?
What are the job details of a child psychologist?
If you have an bachelor's degree in psychology to become a school teacher could you also become a child psychologist with the same degree?
You can use the degree to pursue whatever career that you like. The best way to see whether you could be a teacher or a child psychologist in the areas that you want are to look at job advertisements in those areas, and see what they are looking for. See if you will need a Master's degree in addition, or what other requirements they have beyond the degree.
Asked in Custody, Children and the Law, Child Support
Does a child need a bedroom for overnight visitation?
Oh of course the child needs a bedroom. They need a place to feel safe, and have their own private area away from what ever else goes on around them. Visitation is hard enough on a child, they NEED a place to be alone if they need to be. Its usually in the court documents also stating the other parent will furnish the child their own bed, which would include a bedroom.