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Occupational Classification System Manual

Major Occupational Groups: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | K
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MOG A—Professional Occupations
Social Scientists And Urban Planners
Al67 PSYCHOLOGISTS
Exclude Psychiatrists (in A084).
Occupations concerned with the collection, interpretation, and application of scientific data relating to human behavior and mental processes. Include the following occupations:

Clinical Psychologists—-Diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals, and administer programs of treatment.

Counseling Psychologists—-Provide individual and group counseling services in universities, schools, clinics, rehabilitation centers, hospitals, and industry, to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational, and vocational development.

Psychometrists—-Administer, score, and interpret intelligence, aptitude, achievement, and other psychological tests to provide results to teachers, counselors, students, or other parties.

Developmental Psychologists—-Investigate problems concerning growth and development of emotional, mental, physical and social aspects of individuals to increase understanding of behavioral origins and processes of growth and decline.

Educational Psychologists—-Investigate processes of learning and teaching and develop psychological principals and techniques applicable to educational problems to encourage intellectual, social, and emotional development.

School Psychologists—-Evaluate needs of average, gifted, handicapped, and disturbed children within the educational system or school, and plan and carry out programs to enable children to attain maximum achievement and adjustment.

Last modified: October 16, 2001