On Becoming a Clinical Sociologist

  • John G. Bruhn
Part of the Clinical Sociology: Research and Practice book series (CSRP)


Most clinical sociologist will tell you that they did not select clinical sociology as a career goal during their professional education. This was partly due to the lack of curricula or degree programs in clinical sociology and partly because there were few role models and advocates for clinical sociology. Clinical sociology did not have visibility as a career choice. This situation persists today.Most individuals became clinical sociologists by circuitous routes as their careers evolved and when opportunities presented themselves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John G. Bruhn
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  1. 1.College of Health and Social ServicesNew Mexico State UniversityLas CrucesUSA

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