Forensic Psychology Careers--Psychological Assistant

man and woman sitting at table doing work Using your Psychology degree for a career as a Psychological Assistant

It only makes sense that you can use your Psychology degree to be a Psychological Assistant. This job involves assisting licensed forensic psychologists or psychiatrists with various tasks, such as preparing records, and helping with assessments, and conducting reasearchy. They have been described as the "physician assistants"of the psychology community. Often, psychological assistants are in the process of becoming a licensed psychologist. For example, a graduate student working toward their doctoral degree. In addition, Psychological Assistants may to work in mental health centers, government agencies, or a medical organization. See more at: http://www.floridatechonline.com/resources/psychology/staff-assistant-psychologist-salary-and-career-profile/#sthash.gjYa0pqu.dpuf

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ziprecruiter.com lists the average yearly income for a Psychological Assistant at $58,000.

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Click on the links below to read about other Forensic Psychology careers that only require a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology:

Forensic Psychology Careers--Case Manager

Forensic Psychology Careers--Crime Analyst

Forensic Psychology Careers--Investigative Researcher

Forensic Psychology Careers--Court Liaison

Forensic Psychology Careers--Victim Advocate

Click on the links below to read about other Forensic Psychology careers that require a Master's or Doctoral Degree in Psychology:

Forensic Psychology Careers--Master's Degree in Psychology

Forensic Psychology Careers--Doctoral Degree in Psychology