Assignment Instructionsyou will write about psychology sub-specialties from a list at the end of these instructions and submit a report addressing the below from the American Psychological Association website at http://www.APA.org and one other occupation-related website (e.g. the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook Online ) related to the sub-specialties (the latter must be professional and not commercial sites):
The type of work in which professionals within a particular sub-specialty engage.
The educational preparation and training the sub-specialty requires.
Any professional license or certification required, and how it is obtained, before one may practice within the sub-specialty (if these are not required, this must be noted in the paper).
A description of a professional organization supporting the sub-specialty (e.g. National Council on Family Relations, NCFR, supports the sub-specialty of Developmental Psychology).
A brief paragraph at the end of each paper explaining the student’s interest, or lack of interest, in the sub-specialty based on learning obtained while researching it.
This assignment must be completed per the course general writing standards in addition to the above instructions. Sub-specialties in the field of psychology for the What Psychologists Do :