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Paraprofessional is a job title given to people in various occupational fields, such as education, healthcare that have obtained a certificate by passing an exam, enabling them to perform a task requiring significant knowledge, but without having the occupational license to perform at the professional level in the field. This concept of a paraprofession exists predominantly in the US; it is not commonly found in the sociology of professions in the UK or Europe, for example.[1]. This group would include:


  1. Freidson, E, 1970, Profession of Medicine: a Study of the Sociology of Applied Knowledge, New York, Dodd, Mead, p.75

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