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Does a child psychologist ever need a psychologist also?

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Answered 2008-09-26 16:04:16

Absolutely yes Absolutely yes

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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.

Do you need a Ph.D to be a child psychologist?

Most all practicing licensed child psychologists have a PhD.

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?

I think that child psychologists need a safe working environment where they can work without having to; worry about getting hurt. It should also be clean and peaceful.

What are some careers that need a psychology background?

Some careers that I know of that need a psychology background include: psychologist, psychiatrist, child psychologist and therapists (not physical therapists obviously)

What education or training do you need to become a licensed child psychologist?

You'll need to attain your B.A., graduate degree in psychology and a doctorate in child psychology.

To become a psychologist do you need to get a bs?

to become a psychologist you need to get a PhD

What kind of experience do you need to be a child psychologist?

it depends the best way to find out is to contact your physical doctor.

How many years of school are required to become a child psychologist?

To the question of how many years of school in most school u have 2 in in school for 4 years learing everything that u need to kno about becoming 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?

You will need excellent grades, particularly in college. That is because the graduate programs are competitive to get into.

What is a sentence for psychologist?

I don't think my psychologist likes me, I bet she's jealous of me. She reckons I'm paranoid.You need to see the psychologist.

What kind of education do you need to find a psychologist job?

You should have a doctoral degree in psychology. If you are planning to work as a clinical, counseling or school psychologist, it's likely that you will also need an extra year of supervised post-doctoral experience.

What are the job details of a child psychologist?

It really just depends on what type of child pyschologist you want to be. But for training you will need to have experience with children. You try to put yoursrlf in their shoes and think the way they think.

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.

What Education is required for a forensic psychologist?

you need a Mastewr's Degree in anthropology to become a forensic psychologist

What education do you need to become a engineering psychologist?

how much education is needed to become a engineering psychologist

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.

What are the requirements to become a clinical psychologist?

There are many requirements to become a clinical psychologist. Normally you need to do a bachelors degree in psychology, or a masters conversion course. You also have to do a doctoral degree in clinical psychology.

What are Child Psychologist sick days?

Child psychologist's will have various sick days depending on their job. If they become ill they may need to call in and not go to work, as they shouldn't risk getting children sick.

How much education needed to become a developmental psychologist?

Although it MAY be possible to become a developmental psychologist with a MA in psychology or child psychology, it is more probable that you will need to attain a PhD. (This amounts to 7-8 years of higher education, on average)

How many years of experience does a psychologist need to be consider a reliable psychologist?

It depends on the individual and not how many years they have been in the field. You can be a psychologist for 25 years and still not be reliable. A good reputation comes over time, and that varies from psychologist to psychologist.

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