RISK PREVENTION AND WELLNESS PROMOTION AMONG YOUTH

Second cycle degree in PSYCHOLOGY OF COMMUNITY, WELLNESS PROMOTION, AND SOCIAL CHANGE

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: JEFFREY WADE KIESNER

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Students should have taken at least one developmental psychology course. Students should also have a good knowledge of english, as the entire course will be in english.
Examination methods: Exams and Grading:
Attending Students:
33% - presentazione of article
33% - group presentazione of prevention program
33% - written exam

Non-Attending Students (see the prof. to agree on the research article that will be discussed during the oral integration):
25% - 10 page paper discussing the Moffitt article
25% - oral discussion of selected research article
50% - written exam
Course unit contents: Content:
I: Theory of developmental problems among youth.
II: Pharmacological interventions.
III: Interventions with Parents.
IV: Motivational Interviewing.
V: Iatrogenic Effects.
VI: Depression.