A Child Psychologist assesses infants/children’s behavioural, social, and emotional patterns through tests and researches and then helps in the development and the growth of children through different treatments and therapies. They are known for their skills in creatively communicating with infants and children and tactfully solving problems.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelor's in Psychology
M.A/M.SC Clinical/Child Psychology, M.Phill/Ph.D. into Clinical/Child Psychology
What you need to get started
Working on shadow teaching and assisting a child (client diagnosed with Autism/ADHD/learning disability) in his/her school (during school hours) with targeted intervention strategies to improve skills in the domains of behavior, concentration, academic, and social skills
Preparing daily reports to be sent to parents regarding the behavior & performance of the child at school & the intervention strategies used by the shadow teacher
Need to be well-versed in the most recent research on child and adolescent therapies
Passion for Mental Healh Care
Data Analysis to interpret Psychological Test results
Excellent communication skills
Are creative problem solvers
Assess, diagnose, and treat mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders