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School of Psychology
CLINICAL DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
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Degree course details
Degree course type Second cycle degree D.M. 270/2004
Ps2292
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Degree course code PS2292
Activated in 2016/17
Year of degree course structure 2016/17
Class (Ministerial field of study code) LM-51 - Psychology
Degree issued
Branch Padova
Language Italian
Degree course tracks Common track
Related degree courses --
Other degree courses within the same class    PS1932 - COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
PS1091 - NEUROSCIENCE AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL REHABILITATION (Ord. 2017)
PS1089 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
PS1088 - CLINICAL DYNAMIC PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
PS1978 - APPLIED COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
PS1090 - DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)
PS2381 - PSYCHOLOGY OF COMMUNITY, WELLNESS PROMOTION, AND SOCIAL CHANGE
PS1735 - PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITÀ
PS1087 - SOCIAL, WORK AND COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY (Ord. 2017)

Degree programme regulations Regulations Rector's decree and regulations, issued on 24/05/2017 with RD n. 1744/2017
Annex 1 General description of educational activities
Annex 2 Study progression and proposed educational activities (course units, contact hours, credits, relevant subject areas, teaching-learning methodology, etc.)
Annex 3 Plans of studies (tracks) which do not require further approval by the Degree Course Council

Brief description of the degree course
Characteristics and objectives
The second cycle degree course in Developmental Clinical Psychology prepares the students for the profession of Psychologist (after postgraduate training, the State Examination, and the enrollment in a Regional Register for Psychologists - Section A).

A strong multidisciplinary approach, as well as the integration between methods belonging to the current clinical and research models in developmental clinical psychology, structure the course offer.
This is reflected by the organization of the course offer, the contents provided, and the organization of the individual lessons, in which students will have the oportunity to learn from most updated contents.
The second cycle degree course furnishes theoretical knowledge and operational tools, useful for the training of skilled professionals working in the clinical practice and in research contexts.

The second cycle degree course in Developmental Clinical Psychology is characterized by the adoption of an integrated approach to the assessment and the description of typical developmental pathways.
At the same time, the graduate will be able to identify atypical, dysfunctional and psychopathological features, with particular attention to new pathologies emerging in children, adolescents and families (Eg. new addictions, psychopathology and interventions in early childhood, research in psychotherapy, the parental function, etc.).
In the same way, the central aspects of the course are derived from the most innovative contributions of Infant Research, Developmental Neuropsychology, Cognitive Sciences and Methodology for clinical setting.

The second cycle degree course in Developmental Clinical Psychology is based on the study of cognitive and affective-relational development in typical, atypical and / or dysfunctional trajectories, risk factors and psychopathology.
Moreover, students will have the opportunity to study methods of observation, assessment , diagnosis, prevention, psychological treatment, and of effectiveness. The structure of the course represents an answer to the need for a master course rooted in the evidence based approaches, and that includes the focus on cognitive sciences and clinical methodology. The course also includes a part of the teaching provided in form of laboratories, and with the help of laboratory facilities, equipped for clinical developmental research. Finally, the second cycle degree course posit internship activities, that might be carried out within the University and in qualified structures of the region/country.


Occupational opportunities
After a one-year postgraduate internship and the State Examination, the graduate in Developmental Clinical Psychology is allowed to access to the Regional Registers for Psychologists. He/She will also have all requirements for the enrollment in the Schools of Specialization in Psychotherapy.

The Developmental Clinical Psychologist can pursue the following occupational careers: (a) Psychotherapy: competencies of observation, diagnosis, and prevention, acquired during the Master degree, will be deepened through the psychotherapeutic training and then applied in the clinical work with Health Services taking dealing with children and families. Here, the Developmental Clinical Psychologist will work in both public and private contexts, and will contribute to the implementation of interventions aimed at the prevention, protection or recovery; (B) Research career in clinical contexts (e.g. with at-risk samples); here, the graduate in Developmental Clinical Psychology can attempt to National and International Doctoral Programs, thanks to the methodological, statistical, and experimental skills gained during the second cycle degree course. Indeed, the second cycle degree course's curriculum is in line with the most up-to-date models and research methods available and shared worldwide by the Scientific community.

Admission
Admission type Restricted number of places
EU students and non-EU students with residency in Italy 116
number of non-EU students resident abroad 4
        of which Chinese ("Marco Polo" Programme) 2
Minimum number of pre-enrollments on which the activation of the Course of Study depends   --
Enrollment as a part time student yes
Fees Fees for A.Y. 2017/18
Admission notice    Admission notice for A.Y. 2017/18

Admission tests and pre-selections
Updated on 23/07/2017, at 07:30
Test Submission of applications Number of
applicants
of which applied as 1st choice
"Lauree magistrali in lingua italiana Scuola di Psicologia" dal 09/06/2017 al 01/09/2017 668 73

Course calendar

Links
Ministerial websites Universitaly
Academic reference structures School of Psychology
Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
Chair of the Degree Course Teachers' Council ALESSANDRA SIMONELLI

Course units available for each Academic Year of the degree course
Please note:
Here you can find the list of the course units provided for in your study plan, in order of year.
Click on "A.Y. 2017/18 details" to see the details concerning the course unit taught in A.Y. 2017/18.
Warning: there could be changes in the next Academic Years.
Is this link not available? It means that the course unit doesn't exist in A.Y. 2017/18: it will be taught for the first time in the next Academic Years.
Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON PSP6074677 ATTACHMENT ASSESSMENT BY THE ADULT ATTACHMENT INTERVIEW
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year First
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074670 ATTACHMENT ASSESSMENT BY THE ADULT ATTACHMENT PROJECTIVE
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year First
semester
ITA DANIELA DI RISO
COMMON PSP6074607 BIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHODYNAMIC BASIS OF PARENTING
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year First
semester
ITA ALESSANDRA SIMONELLI
COMMON PSP6074558 CHILD HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ITA SABRINA BONICHINI
COMMON PSP6074673 CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF ADOLESCENTS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year Second
semester
ITA MARIA CRISTINA GATTO ROTONDO
COMMON PSP6074637 CLINICAL PSYCHODYNAMIC MODELS FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year First
semester
ITA EMILIA FERRUZZA
COMMON PSP6074600 DATA ANALYSIS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ITA GIANMARCO ALTOE'
COMMON PSO2044206 DEVELOPMENTAL COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year First
semester
ENG TERESA FARRONI
COMMON PSP6074578 DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ITA GIOVANNI MENTO
COMMON PSP6074601 EARLY MARKERS OF ATYPICAL DEVELOPMENT
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year First
semester
ITA ELOISA VALENZA
COMMON PSP6074683 ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY OF COGNITION, INTERSUBJECTIVITY AND NEURAL RESONANCE
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year Second
semester
ITA PAOLA SESSA
COMMON PSP6074599 FUNCTIONAL AND COGNITIVE BASIS OF INTERSUBJECTIVITY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ITA PAOLA SESSA
COMMON PSP6074675 FUNCTIONAL NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY: APPLICATIONS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCES
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year Second
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074672 INSTRUMENTAL METHODS OF ASSESSMENT IN DEVELOPMENTAL COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCES IN TYPICAL AND ATYPICAL POPULATIONS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year Second
semester
ITA TERESA FARRONI
COMMON PSP6074671 METHODS OF FAMILY INTERACTION ASSESSMENT
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year First
semester
ITA MARINA MISCIOSCIA
COMMON PSP6074602 MODELS AND METHODS FOR THE PREVENTION OF ADJUSTMENT PROBLEMS IN ADOLESCENCE
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ITA TIZIANA POZZOLI
COMMON PSP6074658 PEDIATRIC PAIN ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTIONS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year Second
semester
ITA SABRINA BONICHINI
COMMON PSP6074678 PSYCHOPATHOLOGY OF POWER AND STATUS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year First
semester
ENG ROBERTO DE VOGLI
COMMON PSP4065362 RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL ETICHS IN PSYCHOLOGY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year First
semester
ITA MARIA ELISA ANTONIOLI
COMMON PSP6074659 RISK FACTORS IN NEWBORNS AND INFANTS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year First
semester
ITA ELISA DI GIORGIO
COMMON PSP6074640 STATISTICAL METHODS IN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 1st Year Second
semester
ITA GIANMARCO ALTOE'
COMMON PSP6074674 CHILD BEHAVIOR CHECKLIST DIAGNOSIS IN DEVELOPMENTAL AGE
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074597 CHILD NEUROPSYCHIATRY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year Second
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074608 CLINICAL ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT EVALUATION
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074604 CLINICAL DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP3049128 COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY 6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074657 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY (ADVANCED)
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074611 ELEMENTS OF PEDIATRICS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year Second
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074684 INTERVENTIONS ON EARLY ADULT-CHILD INTERACTIONS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074777 METHODS FOR INFORMED MEDICAL DECISION-MAKING
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 2nd Year Second
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074686 METHODS OF OBSERVATION AND ASSESSMENT OF ADULT-CHILD INTERACTIONS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 2nd Year Second
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074579 POLICY AND ORGANISATION OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SERVICES
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074685 POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT IN DEVELOPMENTAL AGE
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6074610 PSYCHOLOGY, POWER AND MENTAL HEALTH
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year First
semester
ENG
COMMON PSP6074664 STATISTICAL METHODS IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
3 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
COMMON PSP6075319 SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AND NEW ADDICTIONS IN DEVELOPMENTAL AGE
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA

Internships and traineeships
Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON PSL1003924 WORK PLACEMENT AND WORKSHOP
A.Y. 2017/18 details
16 2nd Year Annual ITA

Final examination
Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON PSP6074606 FINAL EXAM
A.Y. 2017/18 details
17   Annual ITA