The type of work in which professionals within a particular sub-specialty engage.

you will select three professional 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 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.

You may choose which three sub-specialty areas from the list below to investigate and report on during this week and Week 5, but all of the sub-specialties must be covered.

enlightenedThis assignment must be completed per the course general writing standards in addition to the above instructions. Required page length is 3 pages

Sub-specialties in the field of psychology for the What Psychologists Do Week 3 and Week 5 assignments. Choose three for each week’s assignment.

Clinical Psychology

Counseling Psychology

Educational Psychology

Experimental Psychology

Health Psychology

Industrial/Organizational Psychology