First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
Single cycle
degree courses
School of Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY OF COMMUNITY, WELLNESS PROMOTION, AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Course unit
COMMUNITY-BASED STRATEGIES FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
PSN1032377, 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
PSYCHOLOGY OF COMMUNITY, WELLNESS PROMOTION, AND SOCIAL CHANGE
PS2381, 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 COMMUNITY-BASED STRATEGIES FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
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 MASSIMO SANTINELLO M-PSI/05

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/05 Social Psychology 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
2 2018 01/10/2018 30/09/2019 SANTINELLO MASSIMO (Presidente)
VIENO ALESSIO (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Target skills and knowledge: Students will develop competences on community intervention planning, implementation and evaluation, to promote psychosocial well-being across different levels of analysis.
Course unit contents: Principles of Community Psychology
Promotion of change and its planning across different levels of intervention.
Examples of best practices (e.g., Peer education, mentoring,life skills).
Planning of prevention and promotion well-being programs.
Theoretical models and steps for planning an intervention program and for the identification of specific program activities:
Preventive program evaluation: Analysis of different kinds of evaluation, experimental designs and indicators.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Classes will consist of lectures and group discussions. The students will be encouraged to take an active role in presenting some projects during classes, in order to promote reflections on the course topics.
For students attending classes a final paper is required on an intervention program carried out in small groups.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Santinello M., Vieno A., Metodi di intervento in psicologia di comunit√†. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2013. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Molinari P., Zenarolla A., Prima la casa. La sperimentazione Housing First in Italia. Milano: FrancoAngeli, 2018. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Working in group
  • Action learning
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

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

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Good Health and Well-Being Sustainable Cities and Communities Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions