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PSYC 400 EXAM 1
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Abbreviation for Licensed Master Social Worker
Abbreviation for Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Abbreviation for Certified Social Worker
Abbreviation for Registered Social Worker
Abbreviation for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Abbreviation for Licensed Professional Counselor
Abbreviation for Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor
Abbreviation for board certified behavior analyst
What are the differences between LCSW & LMSW?
-LSMW cannot do counseling
-you need to be an LMSW to become a LCSW
-LCSW requires additional training & supervision
What program accredits LCSW & LMSW?
Does the institution or program need to be accredited in order for it to be accepted?
Who is the accrediting party for LMFT?
Steps in pursuing licensure in LMFT
Must purse a master's before licensure; doctorate is possible but is not REQUIRED
*pay is based on license, not degree
What is one downfall of LMFT
Insurance companies usually won't pay for it
What is the accrediting program for LPC?
CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs)
What degrees do you need to become LPC?
Master's in counseling/counselor education
Can you be a substance abuse counselor with only a bachelor's degree?
sometimes; rate of this is declining
RAC: HS/GED + training in substance abuse education
CAC: bachelor's + training & education
What is a CAC?
Certified Addiction Counselor
What is an RAC?
Registered addiction counselor
To be any kind of psychologist, what do you need?
*some states it is licensable
Who must psychologists be accredited by?
Who are school psychologists accredited by?
To be a school specialist, what do you need?
this is a sub doctoral level (between master's & doctoral degrees)
Abbreviation for certified assistant behavior analyst
Abbreviation for Certified assistant behavior analyst assistant
Precessions that REQUIRE a master's
-marriage & family
Professions that may vary on requirements
-substance abuse counseling
Professions that require doctoral degree
What are the general requirements for licensure?
-completion of accredited program at master's or doctoral level
-meet board of examiners requirements & follow application process
-supervised experience (A LOT)
Who determines scope of practice?
Legislature and state board
Who enforced scope of practice?
Board of examiners
What do state boards do?
-determine eligibility for licensure
-determine eligibility for licensure renewal
-hears complaints about unethical or incompetent behavior of licensed professional
-protect the public
What website is seen as "professional social media?"
Where would you go to find federal jobs that are open in your geographic area?
What's the difference between replacement openings and new openings in jobs?
New: brand new job, no one has had position before
Replacement: existing job, someone left/quit/retired/got fired/etc
What is net change?
-Indicates level of competition you're likely to experience
-can be positive or negative
-negative indicates things we won't need (ex. newspaper press- will have negative because it might decline)
What website would you use to determine cost of living in a certain area?
What are some things that the occupational outlook handbook can be used for?
-general overview of a job & what they do
-the future of that job
-easier to get wages & employment info
What are some things that O'Net can be used for?
-more detailed info about job
-helpful to understand knowledge, skills & abilities needed for job
-work values section
-lists tasks, duties, daily activities, etc
-deep dive into profession
-what it would feel like to do the job
Louisiana Job Service
- meet in person
- will tell you which state jobs are near you
Cost of Living sources of data
1) MSA Census Bureau
2) Cost of Living Calculator (nerd wallet)
what website would you go to set up profile for federal job?
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