Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists :

Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $64,770.00
Average Time to Fill 80 days
Typical Education Doctoral or professional degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,458
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 15.13 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Attention to Detail
Decision-making
Integrity
Leadership
Problem-solving
Organization
Professionalism
Written Communication
Creativity
Conflict Management
Customer Service
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Adaptability
Work Ethic
Intellectual Risk-taking
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Training and Teaching Others

Adapt course of study to meet student needs
Establish educational, instructional, or training policies, procedures, or standards
Develop training programs
Coordinate employee continuing education programs
Coordinate instructional outcomes
Develop lesson, course, or training objectives
Select teaching materials
Select method of instruction
Plan social behavior learning activities
Coordinate educational content
Develop educational and instructional programs
Evaluate students for needs, skills, or educational potential
Determine student learning levels
Determine student problems
Evaluate student performance
Prepare medical reports
Prepare psychological reports or presentations
Develop educational presentations
Organize educational material or ideas
Teach behavior modification techniques
Teach mentally or emotionally-impaired students
Teach social skills
Train others in the use of psychological, social services, or mental health related equipment
Provide nutritional instruction to individuals or families
Apply early childhood education techniques

Thinking Creatively

Develop medical policies, procedures, or standards
Develop psychological, situational, or behaviorally based interviews
Develop psychometric instruments such as tests, rating scales, or related material
Write research or project grant proposals
Develop evaluation instrument or objectives
Plan social sciences research
Write business project or bid proposals
Develop scientific hypotheses, theories, or laws
Develop new products based on scientific research
Develop complex computer databases
Develop simple informational data repositories or databases
Create mathematical or statistical diagrams, charts, or tables

Getting Information

Collect statistical data
Conduct field research
Collect psychological or social sciences related data
Perform psychological research
Interview witnesses, suspects, or claimants
Interview clients to gather information about their backgrounds, needs, or progress
Collect information from people through observation, interviews, or surveys
Collect clinical data
Collect personal information
Identify interrelationships among individuals or social groups
Identify interrelationships among social statistics or indicators
Conduct clinical investigations
Conduct scientific research of organizational behavior or processes
Analyze evidence or facts

Analyzing Data or Information

Forecast phenomena based on statistical or mathematical research data
Interpret psychological test results
Perform statistical analysis or modeling
Interpret ability or achievement test results
Analyze scientific or investigative findings
Analyze social or economic data
Analyze medical or health data
Interpret research or operational data
Analyze data on curricula or instructional methods
Interpret charts or tables for social or economic research


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Psychologist License
Supervisory Skills
Teaching
Autism Diagnosis / Treatment
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Mental Illness
Security Clearance


Related Licensing Requirements


Limited Scope Psychologist (18-0000000097)

IAC 1.1-3-8 Limited scope temporary psychology permit Authority: IC 25-33-1-4.5 Authority: IC 25-1-9; IC 25-33-1-3; IC 25-33-1-9 Sec. 8. (a) A person: (1) not currently licensed to practice psychology in Indiana; (2) licensed to practice psychology without supervision by any board or licensing agency of any other state or jurisdiction; and (3) eligible for licensure under IC 25-33-1-9; may apply to the board for a limited scope temporary psychology permit that, if issued under this section, shall remain valid for a nonrenewable period not to exceed a total of thirty (30) days in any two (2) year period. (b) A person seeking a limited scope temporary psychology permit under this section shall do the following: (1) Complete an application form supplied by the board specifying the following: (A) The reasons for seeking a limited scope temporary psychology permit. (B) The type, extent, and specialization of psychological services that the applicant intends to, or may, provide. (C) The applicant's: (i) residence and office addresses and telephone numbers; (ii) e-mail address; and (D) Statements regarding the psychologist's disciplinary history and fitness to practice. (2) Submit, with the application for a limited scope temporary psychology permit, the following: (A) One (1) recent passport-type photograph of the applicant, taken within eight (8) weeks prior to filing the application. (B) Proof of holding a current and valid unrestricted license to practice psychology without supervision in another state or jurisdiction.(C) The fee for a temporary permit to practice psychology required by 868 IAC 1.1-12-1. (c) All information on the application shall be submitted under oath or affirmation, subject to penalties for perjury.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana State Psychology Board (3172342051)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/psych.htm

Psychologist Limited (18-0000000098)

868 IAC 1.1-3-8 Limited scope temporary psychology permit Authority: IC 25-33-1-4.5 Authority: IC 25-1-9; IC 25-33-1-3; IC 25-33-1-9 Sec. 8. (a) A person: (1) not currently licensed to practice psychology in Indiana; (2) licensed to practice psychology without supervision by any board or licensing agency of any other state or jurisdiction; and (3) eligible for licensure under IC 25-33-1-9; may apply to the board for a limited scope temporary psychology permit that, if issued under this section, shall remain valid for a nonrenewable period not to exceed a total of thirty (30) days in any two (2) year period. (b) A person seeking a limited scope temporary psychology permit under this section shall do the following: (1) Complete an application form supplied by the board specifying the following: (A) The reasons for seeking a limited scope temporary psychology permit. (B) The type, extent, and specialization of psychological services that the applicant intends to, or may, provide. (C) The applicant's: (i) residence and office addresses and telephone numbers; (ii) e-mail address; and (D) Statements regarding the psychologist's disciplinary history and fitness to practice. (2) Submit, with the application for a limited scope temporary psychology permit, the following: (A) One (1) recent passport-type photograph of the applicant, taken within eight (8) weeks prior to filing the application. (B) Proof of holding a current and valid unrestricted license to practice psychology without supervision in another state or jurisdiction.(C) The fee for a temporary permit to practice psychology required by 868 IAC 1.1-12-1. (c) All information on the application shall be submitted under oath or affirmation, subject to penalties for perjury.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana State Psychology Board (3172342051)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/psych.htm

Psychologist (18-0000000028)

To obtain licensure as a psychologist in Indiana, a candidate must: Be at least 18 years of age. Possess a doctoral degree in psychology from an institution of higher learning recognized and approved by the board. Have passed successfully the board-administered examination. Have not been convicted of a crime nor have been subject to disciplinary sanctions that would interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Pay all examination and application fees. Licenses are renewed during even-numbered years, subject to continuing education requirements. More information, including application packets and test dates, may be obtained directly from the Indiana State Psychology Board.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana State Psychology Board (3172342051)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/psych.htm

Temporary Psychologist Permit (18-0000000099)

IAC 1.1-3-8 Limited scope temporary psychology permit Authority: IC 25-33-1-4.5 Authority: IC 25-1-9; IC 25-33-1-3; IC 25-33-1-9 Sec. 8. (a) A person: (1) not currently licensed to practice psychology in Indiana; (2) licensed to practice psychology without supervision by any board or licensing agency of any other state or jurisdiction; and (3) eligible for licensure under IC 25-33-1-9; may apply to the board for a limited scope temporary psychology permit that, if issued under this section, shall remain valid for a nonrenewable period not to exceed a total of thirty (30) days in any two (2) year period. (b) A person seeking a limited scope temporary psychology permit under this section shall do the following: (1) Complete an application form supplied by the board specifying the following: (A) The reasons for seeking a limited scope temporary psychology permit. (B) The type, extent, and specialization of psychological services that the applicant intends to, or may, provide. (C) The applicant's: (i) residence and office addresses and telephone numbers; (ii) e-mail address; and (D) Statements regarding the psychologist's disciplinary history and fitness to practice. (2) Submit, with the application for a limited scope temporary psychology permit, the following: (A) One (1) recent passport-type photograph of the applicant, taken within eight (8) weeks prior to filing the application. (B) Proof of holding a current and valid unrestricted license to practice psychology without supervision in another state or jurisdiction.(C) The fee for a temporary permit to practice psychology required by 868 IAC 1.1-12-1. (c) All information on the application shall be submitted under oath or affirmation, subject to penalties for perjury.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana State Psychology Board (3172342051)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/psych.htm


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