The state of Idaho might not be among the popular regions of the nation but it is known to be a self sufficient state. It has natural mineral wealth which has helped a lot and is also contributing towards progress. The state has mineral deposits of silver, zinc and lead. Idaho happens to be the biggest producer of silver in the entire country. However, the state realizes its responsibility towards its constituents and is replanting trees to sustain the natural environment.
There have been many cases of behavioral issues that have affected the social harmony of the state. To counter those affects the population of the state has been seen inclined towards pursing psychology career. The popularity of this career has increased the number of abnormal psychology schools in Idaho.
One might feel frustrated by suppressed anger and depression due to lack of opportunities to grow professionally in this state. There is a need to treat such individuals, which is primarily the job of a professional psychologist. With a bachelor’s degree in psychology one is introduced to the basic concepts of psychology and psychological principles. This level of education might make one eligible to work in public welfare in drug or substance abuse programs or care for children in foster homes. With a master’s degree one becomes qualified to aid children in educational institutes as a guidance counselor or behave as a mediator to resolve issues among couples or families in domestic settings.
The largest health care employer in the state is the St Luke’s Regional Medical Center that has 4,533 employees. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were around 50 psychologists employed in 2011, in the state of Idaho. The median annual income of such professionals in the state was recorded to be $73,700 in 2011. By 2018 employment avenues for such professionals are expected to rise by 10 %. (acinet.org)