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School of Psychology
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
PSN1032214, 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
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
PS1089, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY
Department of reference Department of General 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 CATERINA NOVARA M-PSI/08

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
PSN1032214 COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY CATERINA NOVARA PS1978

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/08 Clinical Psychology 9.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Knowledge about methodology of research in psychology, clinical and personality psychology is necessary.
Target skills and knowledge: Students will gain an overview of the psychotherapeutic process, the basic skills of psychological counseling and knowledge related to the research and evaluation of psychotherapeutic treatments.
Examination methods: A written test (with open questions and multiple choice) and an oral examination upon request of the teacher.
Assessment criteria: The student will be evaluated on the basis of the acquisition and the ability to apply the concepts proposed.
Course unit contents: The course will provide the basic elements of psychological counseling, and psychotherapy treatments. It will also provide knowledge relating to assertiveness, assertiveness training and to the evaluation of psychotherapeutic treatments.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures and activities of individual training
Additional notes about suggested reading: It is recommended to consult the guidelines of psychological treatment developed by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence- NICE) and downloaded at http://www.nice.org.uk/Guidance/Topic with regard to the following disorders: Schizophrenia, Depression in adult and young, Obsessive compulsive disoder.

For those who are interested in further information:
Gabbard G.O. (2010). Le psicoterapie. Raffaello Cortina is an optional book.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Anchisi Roberto Gambotto Dessy Mia, Manuale di assertività teoria e pratica delle abilità relazionali:alla scoperta di sè e gli altri. --: Franco Angeli, 2013. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Sanavio Ezio, Le psicoterapie. --: Il Mulino, 2011. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Miller William R., Rollnick Stephen, Il colloquio motivazionale. Aiutare le persone nei processi di cambiamento.. --: Erickson, 2014. Terza edizione Cerca nel catalogo