First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
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degree courses
School of Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY OF COMMUNITY, WELLNESS PROMOTION, AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Course unit
DESIGNING COMMUNITY-BASED INTERVENTIONS
PSP5070897, 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
PSYCHOLOGY OF COMMUNITY, WELLNESS PROMOTION, AND SOCIAL CHANGE
PS2381, 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 DESIGNING COMMUNITY-BASED INTERVENTIONS
Department of reference Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialisation
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 ALESSIO VIENO M-PSI/05
Other lecturers JEFFREY WADE KIESNER M-PSI/05

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/05 Social Psychology 6.0

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 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

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

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
1 2017 01/10/2017 30/09/2018 KIESNER JEFFREY WADE (Presidente)
CADINU MARIA ROSARIA (Membro Effettivo)
CASTELLI LUIGI ALESSANDRO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Must have taken the course Modelli di Intervento in Psicologia di Comunità
Target skills and knowledge: Although there is significant diversity across applied fields, planning and developing prevention programs in psychological and social contexts shares the common goals of identifying the set of actions that are able to facilitate change. Students will learn to apply a structure set of steps aimed at developing an effective program, including the identification of the actors, identifying the objectives, and planing an evaluation strategy. Additionally, recent developments and innovative projects that have been shown to be effective will be presented and discussed.
Examination methods: Written and oral presentation of an intervention/prevention project.
Assessment criteria: Adequacy and clarity of the project.
Application of all phases of project development.
Innovation of the project.
Quality of presentation.
Course unit contents: 1. What is a project
2. Idea development
3. Program Design
4.1. Context analysis
4.2. Analysis of the problem
4.3. Analysis of goal
4.4. Analysis of stakeholders
4.5. Project activities
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The main course activities will be focussed on the actual development of a prevention/intervention project. This will include lectures, but mostly practical work and research aimed at the development of specific projects. The course will be highly interactive with the professors providing critical guidance throughout the process of project development.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Required materials for the class will be made available on Moodle.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)