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PSYCHOLOGY. Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

 
42. PSYCHOLOGY.   Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

42.01 Psychology, General.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.0101.

42.0101 Psychology, General.   A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods. (Occupational Crosswalk)

----- Psychology Teacher Education.   (Report under 13.1335)

42.02 Clinical Psychology.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.0201.

42.0201 Clinical Psychology.   A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of clinical psychology, involving the analysis, diagnosis, and clinical treatment of psychological disorders and behavioral pathologies. Includes instruction in clinical assessment and diagnosis, personality appraisal, psychopathology, clinical psychopharmacology, behavior modification, therapeutic intervention skills, patient interviewing, personalized and group therapy, child and adolescent therapy, cognitive and behavioral therapy, supervised clinical practice, ethical standards, and applicable regulations. (Occupational Crosswalk)

42.03 Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.0301.

42.0301 Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics.   A program that focuses on the scientific study of the mechanisms and processes of learning and thinking, and associated information encoding, decoding, processing and transmitting systems. Includes instruction in theories of cognition and intelligence; studies of cognitive processes such as memory, sensation, perception, pattern recognition, problem solving, and conceptual thinking; cybernetics; psycholinguistics; and the study of biological and social communications mechanisms and processes. (Occupational Crosswalk)

----- Linguistics.   (Report under 16.0102)

----- Cognitive Science.   (Report under 30.2501)

42.04 Community Psychology.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.0401.

42.0401 Community Psychology.   A program that prepares individuals to apply psychological principles to the analysis of social problems, and the implementation of intervention strategies for addressing these problems. Includes instruction in social ecology, primary and secondary prevention of social pathologies, social intervention strategies and tactics, large group counseling, social services systems behavior, creating settings, cultural stress, and the dynamics of social change. (Occupational Crosswalk)

----- Community Organization and Advocacy.   (Report under 44.0201)

----- Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.   (Report under 51.1504)

42.05 Comparative Psychology.   (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 42.0501.

42.0501 Comparative Psychology.   (NEW) A program that focuses on the behavior of members of particular species or groups and the relationship of the behaviors of the species or group to their evolutionary origins. Includes instruction in differential psychology, experimental and physiological psychology, psychopharmacology, psychology of individual differences, reinforcement theory, and neurophysiology. (Occupational Crosswalk)

42.06 Counseling Psychology.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.0601.

42.0601 Counseling Psychology.   A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of psychological counseling, involving the rendering of therapeutic services to individuals and groups experiencing psychological problems and exhibiting distress symptoms. Includes instruction in counseling theory, therapeutic intervention strategies, patient/counselor relationships, testing and assessment methods and procedures, group therapy, marital and family therapy, child and adolescent therapy, supervised counseling practice, ethical standards, and applicable regulations. (Occupational Crosswalk)

----- Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.   (Report under 13.1101)

----- College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.   (Report under 13.1102)

----- Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.   (Report under 51.1505)

----- Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries.   (Report under 39.07 Series)

42.07 Developmental and Child Psychology.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.0701.

42.0701 Developmental and Child Psychology.   A program that focuses on the scientific study of the psychological growth and development of individuals from infancy through adulthood. Includes instruction in cognitive and perceptual development, emotional development, personality development, the effects of biological maturation on behavior, theories of cognitive growth and related research methods, testing and assessment methods for different age levels, research on child and adolescent behavior therapy, and the psychology of aging. Note ( Family and Human Development Studies/Individual and Family Development Studies, General, have been integrated into Developmental and Child Psychology because the definitions are virtually the same for the two programs. (Occupational Crosswalk)

----- Clinical Child Psychology.   (Report under 42.2001)

42.08 Experimental Psychology.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.0801.

42.0801 Experimental Psychology.   A program that focuses on the scientific study of behavior under experimental conditions and the analysis of controlled behavioral responses. Includes instruction in learning theory, research design and experimental methods, psychological measurement, statistical design and methods, analysis of cognitive and behavioral variables, and the conduct of specialized and large-scale studies. (Occupational Crosswalk)

42.09 Industrial and Organizational Psychology.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.0901.

42.0901 Industrial and Organizational Psychology.   A program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and group behavior in institutional settings, applications to related problems of organization and industry, and that may prepare individuals to apply such principles in industrial and organizational settings. Includes instruction in group behavior theory, organizational theory, reward/punishment structures, human-machine and human-computer interactions, motivation dynamics, human stress studies, environmental and organizational influences on behavior, alienation and satisfaction, and job testing and assessment. (Occupational Crosswalk)

----- Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration.   (Report under 52.1001)

----- Organizational Behavior Studies.   (Report under 52.1003)

42.10 Personality Psychology.   (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 42.1001.

42.1001 Personality Psychology.   (NEW) A program that focuses on the unique organization of fairly permanent characteristics that set the individual apart from other individuals and, at the same time, determine how others respond to that individual. Includes instruction in Freudian, Skinnerian, Rogerian, and Ellisonian psychology; neo-Freudian psychology; psychological systems, neurophysiology, and psychopharmacology. (Occupational Crosswalk)

42.11 Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.1101.

42.1101 Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology.   A program that focuses on the scientific course study of the biological bases of psychological functioning, and their application to experimental and therapeutic research problems. Includes instruction in functional neuroanatomy, neural system development, biochemical neural regulatory mechanisms, neurological biophysics, memory storage and retrieval, physiology of cognition and perception, physiological bases of psychopathology and behavioral disorders, psychopharmacology, comparative psychobiology, and specialized experimental design and research methods. (Occupational Crosswalk)

----- Biopsychology.   (Report under 30.1001)

----- Neuroscience.   (Report under 30.2401)

----- Physiology.   (Report under 26.09 Series)

42.16 Social Psychology.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.1601.

42.1601 Social Psychology.   A program that focuses on the scientific study of individual behavior in group contexts, group behavior, and associated phenomena. Includes instruction in social learning theory, group theory and dynamics, sex roles, social cognition and inference, attribution theory, attitude formation, criminal behavior and other social pathologies, altruistic behavior, social development, and social ecology. (Occupational Crosswalk)

----- Sociology.   (Report under 45.1101)

42.17 School Psychology.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.1701.

42.1701 School Psychology.   A program that prepares individuals to apply clinical and counseling psychology principles to the diagnosis and treatment of student behavioral problems. Includes instruction in child and/or adolescent development; learning theory; testing, observation and other procedures for assessing educational, personality, intelligence and motor skill development; therapeutic intervention strategies for students and families; identification and classification of disabilities and disorders affecting learning; school psychological services planning; supervised counseling practice; ethical standards; and applicable regulations. (Occupational Crosswalk)

42.18 Educational Psychology.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.1801. (Moved from 13.08 Series).

42.1801 Educational Psychology.   A program that focuses on the application of psychology to the study of the behavior of individuals in the roles of teacher and learner, the nature and effects of learning environments, and the psychological effects of methods, resources, organization and non-school experience on the educational process. Includes instruction in learning theory, human growth and development, research methods, and psychological evaluation. (Moved from 13.0802) (Occupational Crosswalk)

42.19 Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology.   (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 42.1901.

42.1901 Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology.   (NEW) A program that focuses on the mathematical and statistical procedures used in psychological test construction and validation; the general problems of the measurement of behavior; and the application of quantitative methods to research design and other methodological topics. (Occupational Crosswalk)

42.20 Clinical Child Psychology.   (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 42.2001.

42.2001 Clinical Child Psychology.   (NEW) A program that focuses on the developmental processes of children and associated disorders and that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of clinical child psychology. Includes instruction in developmental neuropsychology, child psychopathology, testing of children and adolescents, pediatric psychology, psychosocial variables in child development, clinical skills, family therapy, behavioral assessment and intervention, clinical skills, consultation, professional standards and ethics, and applications to topics such as infancy, childhood, and adolescence. (Occupational Crosswalk)

----- Developmental and Child Psychology.   (Report under 42.0701)

42.21 Environmental Psychology.   (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 42.2101.

42.2101 Environmental Psychology.   (NEW) A program that focuses on the study of behavioral interactions between human beings and the environment in individual and group contexts, and ways to improve them. Includes instruction in contextual theory; statistics; physiological, social, and psychological responses to natural and technological hazards and disease; environmental perception and cognition; loneliness and stress; and psychological aspects of environmental design and planning. (Occupational Crosswalk)

42.22 Geropsychology.   (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 42.2201.

42.2201 Geropsychology.   (NEW) A program that focuses on the psychology of aging and of elderly individuals and populations, with reference to growth and decline across the life span. Includes instruction in gerontology, developmental and adult psychology, age-related development and decline of cognitive processes, age-related psychological and neurological disorders, social and personality development in aging populations and individuals, and applications to the clinical treatment and care of older adults. (Occupational Crosswalk)

----- Gerontology.   (Report under 30.1101)

----- Adult Development and Aging (Report under 19.   0702)

42.23 Health Psychology.   (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 42.2301.

42.2301 Health/Medical Psychology.   (NEW) A program that focuses on the psychological study of health and illness, and recovery, from the perspective that these phenomena arise from a combination of physical, behavioral, and social conditions. Includes instruction in abnormal and social psychology, psychophysiology, psychopharmacology, learning processes, clinical and behavioral therapies, biopsychosocial modeling, clinical procedures and assessment, preventive education, psychotherapy, rehabilitation processes, and research methods. (Occupational Crosswalk)

42.24 Psychopharmacology.   (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 42.2401.

42.2401 Psychopharmacology.   (NEW) A program that focuses on the study of the behavioral effects of medications, drugs, nutrients, and chemicals (including natural and artificial toxins) in laboratory and clinical settings. Includes instruction in pharmacology, behavioral toxicology and pharmacology, neuroscience, physiology, clinical psychopharmacology, substance abuse treatments and antidotes, neurochemical mechanisms, epidemiology of chemicals and substances, biochemical interactions, and psychoactive drugs. (Occupational Crosswalk)

42.25 Family Psychology.   (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 42.2501.

42.2501 Family Psychology.   (NEW) A program that prepares individuals to provide therapeutic, evaluative, and research services to families and individuals in the family unit context. Includes instruction in natural and family systems theory, family and group rituals, family evaluation and assessment, marital and couples therapy, sex therapy, parenting, interviewing techniques, genogram construction, family sculpting, diversity issues, family violence, family law, and professional standards and ethics. (Occupational Crosswalk)

----- Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.   (Report under 51.1505)

42.26 Forensic Psychology.   (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 42.2601.

42.2601 Forensic Psychology.   (NEW) A program that prepares individuals to apply clinical, counseling, school, and neuropsychology skills to the provision of psychological services within the criminal justice and civil legal systems, including consultation, assessment, and interventions. Includes instruction in the epidemiology of mental/behavioral disorders, risk factors for violence and criminality, profiling and patterning, psychological testing, prediction and intervention measurement, forensic assessment, criminal and civil law and procedures, secure environments, forensic treatment and intervention skills, and professional standards and ethics. (Occupational Crosswalk)

42.99 Psychology, Other.   Instructional content is defined in code 42.9999.

42.9999 Psychology, Other.   Any instructional program in psychology not listed above. (Occupational Crosswalk)

 
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