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Psychology and Counseling: Internet Resources
This guide is an introduction to research in the field of psychology.
"Not sure which psychology career is right for you? Not a problem! Just take a look at our extensive list of psychology careers and what they entail. We provide information on numerous areas of psychology. Each psychology career page explains information such as what the field is all about, why we need it, what professionals in the field do, what education is needed to get started, and even how much professionals in each field can expect to make. Tidbits on the history of and influences on each field are also provided…just in case you were wondering." About page
PASCAL provides access to 335 e-books in the Psychology collection of Oxford University Press’ University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) - We understand that it can be frustrating having to sort between different online resources provided by different publishers to find the content that you need. That's why, in 2011, Oxford University Press launched University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO), a ground-breaking online library bringing works from the world’s best university presses onto a single, easy-to-use resource.
University Press Scholarship Online is the name of the database.
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"ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is a collection of references to information (dissertations, journal articles, pamphlets, multimedia, etc.) dealing with education. Some of this information is available in full text through the internet site. The site is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education.
There are a wide range of jobs available for people who have a psychology or counseling degree, but you first need to realize that the options available for those with only a bachelor's in psychology tend to be entry-level positions. An example of an entry-level position in psychology is an intake worker or a psychological assistant at a psychiatric facility.
College students face numerous pressures as they begin their journey through adulthood. These young adults are often leaving home for the first time. The separation and distance from everything and everyone they have known for 18 years can create anxiety for some students.