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Best 10 Cities for Clinical, Counseling and School Psychologists in the US

Map of US with top 10 states highlighted

The career paths available for psychologists are varied and challenging, and few careers can match the sense of meaning and responsibility being a school psychologist offers. That’s why we’re dedicated to looking at all the factors to help find the best cities for psychologists. Using wage and location data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of living statistics and student numbers in each city, we calculated the top 50 cities for clinical counseling and school psychologists in the US. We’ve listed our top 10 locations below, but, as with most job and location comparisons, there are pros and cons of being a school psychologist in each location.

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Pros & Cons of Being a Teacher

People are drawn to teach for a variety of reasons, though common among them are: to change the lives of and inspire students and to give back to the community.[1] The education sector encompasses a vast array of different kinds of teachers, encompassing K-12 schools as well as many institutions of higher learning at the college and university setting. In 2018 alone, public schools in the United States employed about 3.2 million full time teachers in the elementary and secondary school setting and taught approximately 56.6 million students. [2]

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The Time is Now to Find Your Next School Assignment

The end of the 2018 – 2019 school year is rapidly approaching! Don't wait until the last minute to find your next school assignment. ProCare Therapy is here to find you your next exciting career in school-based therapy.

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Exercises Occupational Therapy Students Can Do at Home

Time with students during occupational therapy sessions is precious. Depending on the student, you may only see them once a week. This may be within an individual or group setting. Sometimes occupational therapy is pushed into the classroom to help with fine motor skills during classroom time. This means that it is important to build a strong relationship with families at home. There are ways to share occupational therapy activities and hand exercises which will strengthen fine motor movement.

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How Music Can Help Physical Therapy Students

Studies have shown for years that music helps students to learn and improve their memory. Many teachers are now using music within their classrooms to help their students. Music in general helps kids to feel more relaxed, they are able to concentrate more, and their performance goes up. Physical therapists are also expanding on the use of music within their therapy sessions with students.

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