First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
Single cycle
degree courses
School of Psychology
SOCIAL, WORK AND COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
CAREER CONSTRUCTION AND CAREER COUNSELING
PSP3049652, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
SOCIAL, WORK AND COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
PS1087, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination CAREER CONSTRUCTION AND CAREER COUNSELING
Department of reference Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
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 LAURA NOTA M-PSI/04

Mutuated
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
PSP3050504 PSYCHOLOGY OF VOCATIONAL DESIGNING AND CAREER COUNSELING LAURA NOTA PS1090

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines M-PSI/04 Psychology of Development and Psychology of Education 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 1st 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 19/01/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Familiarity with the basic concepts of General psychology, Developmental psychology and Work psychology.
Target skills and knowledge: The course studies in depth socio-economic characteristics of our society, the role of career construction and career counseling, the main dimensions of career counseling, examines criteria to implement efficacious individual and group activities, and explores ways to evaluate their efficacy.
Examination methods: The exam, based on the number of students present, will be in written or oral form.
Assessment criteria: - Knowledge of the theoretical topics covered by the program
- Use of technical language
- Knowledge of procedures for assessment and intervention
Course unit contents: - Recent models and theories in Vocational Psychology
- dimensions and instruments (adaptability, career preparedness, resilience, ecc.) for career construction
- career counseling
- career education and career coaching
- difficult cases (young adults, unemployed people, ecc.)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The lectures will discuss the main theoretical and methodological issues of the discipline and will present field experiences. In addition to the lectures, practicals will be used for an in-depth analysis of the main topics.
Additional notes about suggested reading: International students is provided the opportunity to study material in English to be agreed with the professor
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Nota L. & Soresi S., Il Counseling del Futuro. Padova: Cleup, 2015.
  • Nota L. & Soresi S., La Psicologia Positiva per l'orientamento e il lavoro. Firenze: Hogrefe Italia, 2015. volume on line