Week 1 – Interactive Task
Making a Specialist Web site
Previous to starting work on this interactive project, please learn the Neimeyer, et al. (2011) “How Particular Are the Specialties? Office Settings in Counseling and Medical Psychology in the USA” and Heatherington, et al. (2012) “The Narrowing of Theoretical Orientations in Medical Psychology Doctoral Coaching” articles. You should definitely additionally evaluate the APA’s Moral Ideas of Psychologist and Code of Conduct article and the Acknowledged Specialties and Proficiencies in Skilled Psychology net web page, in addition to any related Teacher Steerage.
For this interactive project, you’ll assume the position of a medical or counseling psychologist who has just lately opened a personal follow or begun working for a psychological well being company. You might be keen to start working together with your supreme shopper(s), however you first must market your providers. One solution to appeal to purchasers is to create an expert web site that gives an outline of your specialties.
For this interactive project, it’s possible you’ll use any web site constructing platform you select; nevertheless, it’s possible you’ll want to use Wix.com , a free web site improvement platform, to create your web site. You might check with the Wix Fast-Begin Information and skim the PSY650 Coping with Wix.com Directions for help with creating your web site must you determine to make use of Wix as your platform.
Create a fictitious persona based mostly on the position you’re assuming and create a web site with the next required parts.
Identify, Picture, and Credentials: You should definitely embrace your persona’s diploma, sort of license, and any skilled membership organizations acceptable to your assumed position. You may additionally record any acceptable division memberships and certifications relevant to your specialty.
Private Assertion: Create a 200-word private assertion during which you describe attributes that make your assumed persona, follow, and/or company distinctive. Clarify to potential purchasers what issues and/or points you deal with and the way you can assist them in your assumed position. You may additionally describe why you’ve gotten chosen this career and why individuals select to work with you.
Specialties: Determine not less than three areas during which your persona specializes (e.g., trauma, relationships points, anxiousness, melancholy, vanity). Entry the APA’s Acknowledged Specialties and Proficiencies in Skilled Psychology web page for extra info on this matter.
Remedy Preferences: Evaluate the attainable theoretical orientations acceptable to your assumed position, and establish your remedy orientation. Determine which modalities (e.g., particular person, couples, household, and/or group) your persona would use with purchasers. For additional help with creating this portion of the web site, evaluate the Heatherington, et al. (2012) article titled “The Narrowing of Theoretical Orientations in Medical Psychology Doctoral Coaching.”
Consumer Focus: Describe the inhabitants that your assumed persona would primarily serve. Embody info relating to age, gender, non secular orientations, ethnicities, and/or particular populations. Listing all languages you converse fluently and supply any further info on cultural specialization your persona could have.
Confidentiality and Limitations: Clarify to the shopper what info will stay confidential in your classes in addition to the restrictions of confidentiality. Consider the age of your goal inhabitants.
Upon getting accomplished your web site in line with the directions, copy and paste the URL to your web site into the discussion board for evaluate by your teacher and friends.
Guided Response: Assessment a number of of your colleagues’ posts and reply to not less than two of your friends. You might be inspired to submit your required replies earlier within the week to advertise extra significant interactive discourse on this dialogue.
Tackle the position of the shopper and thoroughly evaluate the data supplied in your peer’s web site. Describe the elements of the web site that resonated with you. Analyze the American Psychological Affiliation’s Moral Ideas of Psychologists and Code of Conduct associated to the data supplied inside your colleague’s web site and supply options as to different moral points that ought to be thought-about of their “Confidentiality and Limitations” part. Pose questions you’ve gotten as a possible shopper which may forestall you from looking for out the providers from this psychological well being skilled. Counsel methods during which the web site could be improved and clarify your rationale for the modification(s).
Week 1 – Interactive Task