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Faculty of Educational Sciences
EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
Course unit
COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY (MOD. A)
SFO2045599, A.A. 2012/13

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2011/12

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES (Ord. 2011)
SF1334, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2012/13
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Degree course track EDUCAZIONE SOCIALE E ANIMAZIONE CULTURALE [002RO]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Course unit English denomination COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY (MOD. A)
Department of reference Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch ROVIGO

Lecturers
Teacher in charge MICHELA LENZI M-PSI/05

Integrated course for this unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
SFO2045597 COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY (C.I.) FRANCESCO SPAGNA

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

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 04/03/2013
End of activities 15/06/2013
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Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites:
Target skills and knowledge:: - Learning of the discipline, its principles and methods of intervention in the community;
- Understanding and learning of the prevention and promotion approach;
- Acquisition of an ecological approach in analyzing psychological, social and health problems.
Course unit contents: The course has the main aim to teach Community Psychology principles, the prevention and promotion approach and the ecological model in dealing with psychological, social and health problems. Moreover, the main methods of community intervention will be presented.
Planned learning activities: - Definition of the discipline and profession of Community Psychologist
- Values in Community Psycology
- History of the discipline
- The ecological model and its multiple levels of intervention
- Prevention and promotion of well-being
- Socio-economic inequalities and well-being in different societies
- Social capital, civic development and civic participation in adolescence
- Empowerment
- Working with the community: the participatory action research
- Examples of community intervention: the Mentoring project
- Examples of community intervention: Peer education
- Other community interventions
Textbooks: Santinello, M., Dallago, L., & Vieno, A., Fondamenti di Psicologia di Comunità. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2009. Cerca nel catalogo
Marta, E., & Santinello, M., Mentoring: Un approccio di comunità. Milano: Unicopli, 2010. A scelta (tra il presente testo e "Peer Educator. Istruzioni per l'uso")
Dalle Carbonare, E., Ghittoni, E., & Rosson, S., Peer Educator. Istruzioni per l'uso. Milano: FrancoAngeli, 2004. A scelta (tra il presente testo e "Mentoring: Un approccio di comunità")
Teaching methods: Mainly frontal lectures, but leaving space for discussion with students.

Moreover, activities and exercises will be proposed, in order to deepeen the understanding of practical implications of the topics presented during the lectures.
Assessment criteria: Written examination, with open questions.
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