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School of Psychology
CLINICAL DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
CLINICAL ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT EVALUATION
PSP6074608, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
CLINICAL DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
PS2292, Degree course structure A.Y. 2016/17, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CLINICAL ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT EVALUATION
Department of reference Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolapsicologia/course/view.php?idnumber=2017-PS2292-000ZZ-2016-PSP6074608-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge SILVIA SALCUNI M-PSI/07

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/07 Dynamic Psychology 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 09/10/2017
End of activities 12/01/2018

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Psychodynamic Psychology, infant research
Developmental Psychopathology
Biological and Dynamic bases of Parenting
Methods of evaluation of Family Interactions
Adolescent clinical evaluation
Target skills and knowledge: Starting front the first year of MPCS courses, the present course will help the student to define the clinical evaluation of the child/adolescent/family. Consequently, the psychopathological diagnosis, an intervention program will be planned. Methods of evaluation of the clinical intervention/psychotherapy will be highlighted (outcome-process psychotherapy research).
Examination methods: written
Assessment criteria: The exam will be a clinical case evaluation, asking the students both the clinical assessment battery and the intervention planning, with measures of psychotherapy/intervention efficacy.
Course unit contents: After a brief theoretical explanation about diagnostic iter and basic psychotherapy research guidelines, with clinical cases exemplifications, students will be asked to plan both assessment hypotheses (battery of tools) and clinical intervention (included a measure of efficacy).
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal lessons.
Clinical case exemplifications and discussion in little work-groups.
Some lessons will be presented by external professionals (neuropsychiatrists, developmental psychotherapists...) with an open discussion with students.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Dazzi, Lingiardi, Colli (2006).La ricerca in Psicoterapia. Modelli e strumenti. Raffaello Cortina Editore. Capitoli: (1), 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 11, (12)

Between parentheses chapters to read, others to study:

Leuzinger-Bohelerber & Target (2006). I risultati della psicoanalisi. Il Mulino. Chapters: 1,2,4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Beebe, Lachmann (2002). Infant research e trattamento degli adulti. Raffaello Cortina
Editore. Chapters: 2, (3), 6, 7, (8), 9

Lichtenberg, J. (2000). Lo scambio clinico. Raffaello Cortina Editore. Chapters: 4, 9

+ Slides of the course, articles suggested during the lessons.uploaded in moodle.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)