First cycle
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Second cycle
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Single cycle
degree courses
School of Psychology
SOCIAL, WORK AND COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
CAREER CONSTRUCTION AND CAREER COUNSELING
PSP3049652, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
SOCIAL, WORK AND COMMUNICATION PSYCHOLOGY
PS1087, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
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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

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

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st 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 01/10/2018
End of activities 18/01/2019

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
6 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 NOTA LAURA (Presidente)
DI MAGGIO ILARIA (Membro Effettivo)
GINEVRA MARIA CRISTINA (Membro Effettivo)
SANTILLI SARA (Membro Effettivo)
5 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 NOTA LAURA (Presidente)
FERRARI LEA (Membro Effettivo)
GINEVRA MARIA CRISTINA (Membro Effettivo)
SANTILLI SARA (Membro Effettivo)
SGARAMELLA TERESA MARIA (Membro Effettivo)

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 will be in written form, with open-ended
questions.
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. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Nota L. & Soresi S., La Psicologia Positiva per l'orientamento e il lavoro. Firenze: Hogrefe Italia, 2015. volume on line Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Problem based learning
  • Working in group
  • Questioning
  • Use of online videos

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Decent Work and Economic Growth Reduced Inequalities