Introduction to Clinical Psychology 8th Edition By Geoffrey P. Kramer- -Test Bank
What Is Clinical Psychology?
1. What are the general licensure or certiﬁcation requirements to be a clinical psychologist?
2. What educational and degree options are available for someone who wants to go into
3. What personal and ethical criteria are needed to be a good clinical psychologist?
4. How are clinical psychologists similar to and different from counseling psychologists,
school psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health professionals?
5. How accurate are popular media portrayals of clinical psychology?
6. How do clinical psychologists spend most of their work time?
7. How does their work setting inﬂuence the way clinicians spend their time?
8. What are the salary ranges for clinical psychologists?
9. How have differing opinions about the balance of science and practice affected the way
psychotherapists operate and how graduate schools educate?
10. What is the eclectic approach to psychopathology and treatment?
11. How might integration of different theoretical approaches be possible?
12. How does cultural diversity affect approaches to psychological treatment?
13. How has managed care affected clinical psychology research, training, and practice?
14. What is mental health parity?
15. Should specially trained clinical psychologists be able to prescribe certain kinds of drugs?
AN OVERVIEW OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Deﬁnition of Clinical Psychology
Personal Requirements to Be a Clinical Psychologist
Legal, Educational, and Ethical Requirements to Be a Clinical
The Popularity of Clinical Psychology
Clinical Psychology and the Related Mental Health Professions
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS AT WORK
The Activities of Clinical Psychologists
Distribution of Clinical Activities
Employment Settings and Salaries for Clinical Psychologists
Diversity among Clinical Psychologists
Diversity Among Clients
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Science and Practice
IDENTIFICATION / KEY TERMS
clinical psychology (p. 2)consultation (p. 10)
clinical attitude (p. 2)evidence-based practice (p. 15)
clinical approach (p. 2)Boulder model (p. 15)
mental health literacy (p. 5)Vail model (p. 16)
counseling psychology (p. 6)eclecticism (p. 16)
psychiatry (p. 7)psychotherapy integration (p. 16)
health service providers (p. 7) mental health parity (p. 16)
assessment (p. 8 ) managed care (p. 17)
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS / CLASS ACTIVITIES