Applied Psychology demonstrates the power of applied psychology to promote human welfare and optimal human functioning as well as the vast career opportunities that exist for those with a psychology education.
- Part one provides an overview of the history and rise of applied psychology.
- The second part provides examples of how psychological science has been, and can be used, to
prevent and ameliorate human problems.
- Part three presents examples of cutting-edge research in applied psychology, while exploring non-
traditional career opportunities.
The contributors provide evidence for the range of career opportunities, discuss skill and educational requirements, and explore the quality of work life in a wide range of areas within psychology.
Advice on what it takes to prepare for a rewarding career in applied psychology is also provided.
Intended as a supplement for courses in:
- Introductory or applied psychology
- Contemporary issues
- Professional development
- Social and organizational psychology
This book will also be a valued addition to campus career centers.
Psychologists considering new career options will also appreciate this volume.