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In this revised new edition, Bayne and Jinks expertly combine the professional and academic aspects of applied psychology. The contributing authors, all experts in their field, provide authoritative and engaging overviews of their areas of expertise and an important range of perspectives.
The book is organised into three parts. The first part is a general context for applied psychology including a discussion of questions about evidence based practice. The second part discusses practice and training in a plethora of areas of applied psychology, including all of the traditional routes (for e.g. clinical, health and educational psychology), eight 'relative newcomers' to the field (for e.g. sport and forensic psychology) and four areas not always regarded as applied psychology: counselling, coaching, careers guidance and lecturing. The innovative third part is a roundtable of expert practitioners commenting on the new directions they would like to see in their areas of applied psychology.
Applied Psychology: Research, Training and Practice 2nd Edition will be essential for all students considering a career in an applied field, either those studying applied psychology at undergraduate level or MSc students on applied psychology courses at this level.
PART ONE: CONTEXT Applying Psychology - John Radford Research: The Ubiquitous Handmaiden of Professionalism - Brian R Clifford Beyond Evidence-Based Practice: Rethinking the Relationship between Research, Theory and Practice - David Harper, Kenneth Gannon and Mary Robinson PART TWO: TRAINING AND PRACTICE Clinical Psychology - Maria Castro, Christopher Whiteley and Mary Boyle Educational and Child Psychology - Mark Fox Occupational Psychology - Carla Gibbes, Mark Holloway and Donald Ridley Health Psychology - Paula Nicolson Marketing Psychology - Chris Hackley Forensic Psychology - Brian R. Clifford Clinical Neuropsychology - Ashok Jansari Sport Psychology - James Beale and Marcia Wilson Counselling Psychology - Jill Mytton Positive Psychology - Kate Hefferon and Ilona Boniwell Cognitive Psychology - Volker Thoma Counselling and Psychotherapy - Gordon Jinks Coaching and Coaching Psychology - Ho Law and Christian van Nieuwerburgh Careers Guidance and Psychology - Jenny Bimrose, Rachel Mulvey and Nelica La Gro The Professional Academic - John Radford PART THREE: NEW DIRECTIONS New Directions in Applied Psychology: A Roundtable - Edited By Rowan Bayne Section One: Further Areas of Applied Psychology The Humanitarian and Third Sectors - Sarah Davidson Green living - Nicky Hayes Community Psychology - Carolyn Kagan Applying psychology to the layout of printed text - James Hartley Personality Theory - Rowan Bayne Section Two: Supplements to Areas Reviewed in the Main Chapters Clinical Psychology - Susan Llewelyn Educational Psychology - Irvine Gersch Occupational and Organisational Psychology - Clive Fletcher Occupational Psychology - Chris Lewis Investigative Interviewing - Ray Bull Forensic Psychology in the Prison and Probation Service - Ruth Mann The Use of Virtual Reality-Based Environmental Enrichment for Patients Recovering from Brain Injury - P. R. Penn And F. D. Rose Strengths - Alex Linley Section Three: General Perspectives Psychological Ethics: The Good, the Defensive and the Utilitarian - Richard Kwiatkowski Reflections on the Place and Usefulness of Psychology - Colin Feltham Psychology Today - Nicky Hayes