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In this thoroughly revised new edition, with eleven new chapters and substantial updates to all others, Rowan Bayne and Gordon Jinks expertly combine the professional and academic aspects of applied psychology. The contributing authors, all experts in their field, provide authoritative and engaging overviews of their areas of expertise and an important range of perspectives. Applied Psychology: Research, Practice and New Directions, Second Edition is organized into three parts. The first part is a general context for applied psychology including a discussion of questions about evidence based practice. The second part discusses practice and training in a plethora of areas of applied psychology, including all of the traditional routes (for e.g. clinical, health and educational psychology) eight ‘relative newcomers’ to the field (for e.g. sport ...

Careers Guidance and Psychology
Careers guidance and psychology
Jenny BimroseRachel MulveyNelica La Gro
Introduction

Careers guidance is a professional pathway open not only to psychology graduates but also to those from other disciplines interested in helping people to navigate and manage their careers. It is a relatively young profession, with the theory underpinning professional practice deriving predominantly from the academic disciplines of psychology and sociology. This chapter considers some of the current issues and challenges for careers guidance. These include the volatile context in which careers guidance is being delivered across the UK and the opportunities for employment opening up, the precise nature of careers guidance services, its ...

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