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Occupational Therapy Aides

Occupational therapy aides arrange and prepare equipment utilized during patient treatment. They also perform clerical tasks, including answering phones, ordering supplies, maintaining records, and completing paperwork. Since they are not certified as occupational assistants, aides have limited duties.

Working Conditions
Weekly hours for occupational therapy aides vary by organization. Healthcare providers, occupational therapy clinics, and outpatient therapy facilities are typically open during nights and weekends to accommodate clients' schedules.

Career Training and Education
Occupational therapy aides are typically trained at work after being hired.
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Psychologist
Psychologists specialize in analyzing human behavior and brain function. They study all features of human experience, including child development, cognitive function, and human relationships. Psychology offers a wide array of career opportunities.

Salary: $30,000 - $78,654

Education: 4 - 8 Years (beyond high school)

Job Outlook: Excellent

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