Health and Behavioural Sciences Career Options

Gerontology
  • Education Coordinator
  • Exercise Therapist
  • Gerontologist
  • Geropsychiatrist
  • Home Care Worker
  • Mental Health Counsellor
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Policy Developer
  • Professor
  • Recreation Coordinator
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Research and Policy Analyst
  • Retirement Counsellor
  • Senior Claims Clerk
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Therapist
  • Therapeutic Recreation Assistant

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG)
Canadian Geriatrics Society (CGS)
Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association (CGNA)
Careers in Aging
Centre on Aging - University of Victoria
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG)
Ontario Gerontology Association (OGA)
Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health (CERAH)

Kinesiology
  • Athlete Agent
  • Athletic Therapist
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular Technician
  • Coach
  • Director of Recreation
  • Leisure Counsellor
  • Dance Educator
  • Educational Consultant
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Ergonomics Consultant
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Fitness Consultant
  • Fitness Club Manager
  • Functional Abilities Evaluator
  • Health & Safety Coordinator
  • Health Care Researcher
  • Health Club Program Director
  • Health Consultant
  • Insurance Investigator
  • Kinesiologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Professor
  • Program Leader
  • Recreational Counsellor
  • Rehabilitation Consultant
  • Special Education Assistant
  • Sports Administration Director
  • Sports Manager
  • Sports Scientist
  • Sports Supervisor
  • Wellness Coordinator
  • Workers' Compensation Rehabilitation

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine
Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA)
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS)
Canadian Kinesiology Alliance (CKA)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Office
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP)
Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology
Human Kinetics Canada
Kinesiology Network
Ontario Kinesiology Association (OKA)
Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (OPHEA)

Nursing
  • Anesthetic Orderly
  • Burn Unit Co-ordinator
  • Cardiology Nurse
  • Technician
  • Clinic Nurse
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Infection Control Officer
  • First Aid Nurse
  • General Duty Nurse
  • Head Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.)
  • Nursing Consultant
  • Occupational Health Consultant
  • Operating Room Technician
  • Paediatrics Nurse
  • Psychiatric Nurse
  • Registered Nurse (R.N.)
  • Researcher 
  • Special Care Home Attendant
  • Surgical Aide
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Surgical Co-ordinator
  • Unit Administrator
  • Ward Supervisor

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Association of Ontario Health Centres
Canadian Association of Advanced Practice Nurses (CAAPN)
Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses (CACCN)
Canadian Nurses Association
Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA)
Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA)
College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
National Emergency Nurses Affiliation Inc. (NENA)
Nurse Practitioner Association of Ontario (NPAO)
Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA)
Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC)
Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)
Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada (VON)

Psychology
  • Animal Trainer
  • Art Therapist
  • Behavioural Psychologist
  • Biologist (Toxicology)
  • Career Services Director
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
  • Consultant
  • Contract Administrator
  • Case Worker
  • Correctional Director
  • Criminologist
  • Day Treatment Clinician
  • Deaf & Hearing Impaired Clinician
  • Counselling Centre Director
  • Rehabilitation Counselling
  • Drug Abuse & Prevention Educator
  • Employment Counsellor
  • Employment Equality Officer
  • Ergonomist
  • Executive Director/Company
  • Fund Raiser
  • Geriatric Case Worker
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Immigrant Services Worker
  • Industrial Relations Manager
  • Intensive Family Therapist
  • International Human Resource Manager
  • Investigator
  • Job Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Mediator
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Mental Health Case Worker
  • Mental Health Specialist
  • Occupational Analyst
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Out-Placement Specialist
  • Penologist
  • Psychologist
  • Police Officer
  • Professor
  • Psychiatric Nurse
  • Psychological Therapist
  • Psychometrist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Public Health Statistician
  • Public Opinion Interviewer
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Pathologist/Audiologist
  • Youth Services Specialist

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

For more information on careers in Psychology, click here.

Associations & Related Links

Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy (CACPT)
Canadian Counselling Association (CCA)
Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS)
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)
Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS)
Ontario Psychological Association (OPA)
Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Social Science Research Council (SSRC)

Social Work
  • Addictions Worker Administrator
  • Case Management Consultant
  • Case Work Consultant
  • Case Worker
  • Casework Supervisor
  • Child Care Worker (Except daycare)
  • Child Welfare Services Administrator
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Children's Aid Investigator
  • Community Centre Director
  • Community Service Worker
  • Co-ordinator of Social Work
  • Counselling Services Director
  • Crisis Intervention Worker
  • Department Chief
  • Detention Home Worker
  • Family Resources Director
  • Family Services Area Manager
  • Family Social Worker
  • Geriatric Social Worker
  • Houseparent
  • Life Skills Coach
  • Meals-on-Wheels Co-ordinator
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Mental health Worker
  • Provincial Co-ordinator
  • Public Welfare Director
  • Regional Administrator
  • Rehabilitation Worker
  • Residential Life Counsellor
  • Social Service Worker
  • Social Work Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Volunteer Services Director
  • Welfare Manager
  • Welfare Organization Manager
  • Women's Shelter Co-ordinator
  • Youth Worker

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW)
Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD)
International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)
Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW)
The New Social Worker
Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB)

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