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Organization Skills

Having effective organizational skills such as (a) work-content skills, (b) personal attributes (such as communication and self-management), and (c) technology, is essential in the business world. Employees who are organized exemplify a more professional approach to their work, and are generally more productive and efficient with their time. Supervisors recognize and appreciate employees who know how to stay organized.

Following each skill listed, explain how the skill might help an individual in the clinical psychologist as a career.

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a) What kind of work-content skills would an individual need to be in the field of clinical psychology as a career?
b) Explain how those work-content skills might help an individual in the field of clinical psychology as a career.

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a) What kind of personal attributes (such as communication and self-management) would that individual need to be in the field of clinical psychology as a career?
b) Explain how those personal attributes (such as communication and self-management) might help that individual in the clinical psychology field as a career.

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a) What types or kinds of technology skills would that individual need to be in the field of clinical psychology as a career?
b) Explain how those technology skills might help that individual in the field of clinical psychology as a career.

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a) What kind of work-content skills would an individual need to be in the field of clinical psychology as a career?

Answer: Some work-content skills that a clinical psychologist would need to possess would be (1):

-Computer literacy - a clinical psychologist must be familiar with computers.
-Numeracy skills - a clinical psychologist must be able to interpret data summaries, understand probability statements, and a wide range of statistical procedures.
-Literacy skills - a clinical psychologist must be familiar with literacy format. Concise writing is a necessary skill for writing up practical research reports.
-Research skills - a clinical psychologist must be familiar with research methods and the various techniques that encompass research such as experimental and observational methods, quantitative and qualitative analysis, survey, and sampling.
-Measurement skills - these types of skills go hand in hand with research skills in operationalizing the measurement of complex processes, questionnaire design, developing other measurement tools, and the principles of psychometric measurement.
-Environmental awareness skills - a clinical psychologist must be familiar with a person's environment, ...

Solution Summary

Discusses how each organizational skill can assist a clilnical psychologist in their career. The skills include, personal attributes, technology, and work-content skills.

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