Working with Children- Careers with a Bachelors Degree

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Working with Children--Teaching Children

teaching with a psychology degree Can I start a career Teaching Children with a Psychology degree?

With your undergraduate degree in Psychology, there are a number of career paths you can take where you will be Teaching Children. irst, you can teach grades K-12. However, you can only be a K-12 teacher if you take the necessary courses (including student teaching) required to be certified in the state where you will ultimately reside. For a typical Psychology major, this will likely lengthen your undergraduate career to some degree Second, there are other types of teaching that you might like to do, which may or may not require certification. This includes teaching classes at various locations (e.g., at a community center): GED, life skills, parenting, etc. These teaching opportunities may be in the US or abroad (e.g., teaching English in a foreign country). Third, there are opportunities to teach through government agencies such as Americorps or the Peace Corps, but they pay less. Finally, you can also tutor individuals one on one or as part of a learning center. You may end up tutoring Psychology, but it is more likely that students need help with math, science of foreign language.

Here is just one site of many that can give you more insight to being a teacher in a school:

http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/teacher/

Salary Information

The US Bureau of Labor Statistic lists the median yearly income for a Teacher at $58,000.

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Working with Children--Child care

Working with Children--Child Protection

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Working with Children--Master in Social Work

Working with Children--Careers that Require a Doctoral Degree in Psychology

Working with Children--Psychiatrist

Working with Children--Careers that Require a Master's Degree in Psychology

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Working with Children--Child Care

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From a Psychology degree to a Child Care career

Using your Psychology degree, you can move forward to a carrer in Child Care. Jobs within Child Care include caring for infants and children who may or may not have special needs. Child Care workers typically care for infants and children when parents and other family members are unavailable. The duties of Child Care workers include attending to basic needs (e.g., bathing and feeding), dealing with meals, organizing activities that offer children a chance to explore the world, and keeping records of children's developmental progress. Job locations include homes, childcare centers, schools, and religious organizations.

Read more about job prospects for Child Care Workers at this website.

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glassdor.com.com lists the average yearly income for a Child Care Worker at $25,000.

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Working with Children--Child Protection

Working with Children--Teaching Children

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Working with Children--Master in Social Work

Working with Children--Careers that Require a Doctoral Degree in Psychology

Working with Children--Psychiatrist

Working with Children--Careers that Require a Master's Degree in Psychology

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Working with Children Careers--Child Protection

mother and childmaking muscle wearing Captain America shirts Can a Psychology degree lead to a career in Child Protection?

You can definitely use your Psychology degree to secure a job in Child Protection. Workers in this field protect children who are at risk of abuse or neglect or have been abused or neglected. Child Priection workers focus on child safety and parental support in order to strengthen families. In addition, Child Protection Workers provide placement services for these children, and (if licensed) may provide some counseling.  These workers also develop plans to help keep a child safe as well as investigate cases of abuse and neglect. To be a Child Protection worker you really need to be able to deal with stress, understand the situation a child may be in (i.e., empathize), and communicate well.

Salary Information

simplyhired.com lists the average yearly income for a Child Protection Worker at $42,000.

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Click on the links below to read about other Child care and Research careers that only require a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology degree:

Working with Children--Child care

Working with Children--Teaching Children

Click on the links below to read about other Child care and Research careers that require a graduate degree:

Working with Children--Master in Social Work

Working with Children--Careers that Require a Doctoral Degree in Psychology

Working with Children--Psychiatrist

Working with Children--Careers that Require a Master's Degree in Psychology

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