How do I start a Career in Developmental Therapy?
I find a Career in Developmental Therapy very interesting. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Developmental Therapy actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Developmental Therapy. My research about a Career in Developmental Therapy became a lot more meaningful when I found: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171109-0003/Arts/Psychology/Career-in-Developmental-Therapy/english
Moushumi Ghosh Roy's take!Moushumi Ghosh Roy invested 7 years in Developmental Therapy. Moushumi Ghosh Roy has worked in Developmental Therapy as Developmental Therapist in AADI. In Moushumi Ghosh Roy's own words, this is how Moushumi Ghosh Roy got into Developmental Therapy: "After doing my schooling from St Thomas Delhi, I did my graduation in Psychology from Kamla Nehru College and after that my post graduation in Developmental Therapy for Brain Damaged Children. I have worked as a Developmental Therapist with various organizations like Manas, Deepalaya, National Disability Network and AADI."
Career Video on Developmental TherapyIn a video, Moushumi Ghosh Roy has talked about various aspects of a Career in Developmental Therapy. Moushumi Ghosh Roy started by explaining Developmental Therapy as: "Child development is the period of physical, cognitive, and social growth that begins at birth and continues through early adulthood." The video gave me so much food for thought.
It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Developmental Therapy, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Developmental Therapy. Moushumi Ghosh Roy touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
- Case Studies
- Cognitive Development
Moushumi Ghosh Roy then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Developmental Therapy:
- Writing & Reporting
- Planning & Innovation
Moushumi Ghosh Roy believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Developmental Therapy:
- Self Satisfaction
- Social Welfare
And, Moushumi Ghosh Roy believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Developmental Therapy:
- Parents Expectations
- Dealing with Medical Conditions
- Medical Fauxpas
In the final section of the video Moushumi Ghosh Roy talks about How a day goes in a Career in Developmental Therapy. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Developmental Therapy, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20171109-0003
Similar Career Talks on LifePageI continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective: