Key Features


 
   

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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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