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School of Psychology
Course unit
PSN1032542, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2019/20

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
PS1088, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Department of reference Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
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

Teacher in charge STEFANIA MANNARINI M-PSI/07
Other lecturers MARCO SAMBIN 000000000000

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PSI/07 Dynamic Psychology 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

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

Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 2019/20 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 MANNARINI STEFANIA (Presidente)
CALVO VINCENZO (Membro Effettivo)
PALMIERI ARIANNA (Membro Effettivo)
6 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 SAMBIN MARCO (Presidente)
CALVO VINCENZO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of clinical and dynamic psychology.
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims to provide students with the theoretical foundations of clinical models, and then outline their applications in specific clinical and research situations. The student will be able to acquire knowledge and skills to recognize, describe and compare the main theoretical models in dynamic and clinical psychology, developing critical thinking in the clinical setting, also through the comparison with the current therapeutic approaches supported by contemporary scientific research.
Examination methods: A written examination (lasting about 90 minutes) with both open and multiple-choice questions . The student will have to answer by referring to the exam texts and the material made available by the teacher on Moodle.
There might be an oral examination for attending students.
Assessment criteria: The evaluation of the written exam (or oral exam for attending students) takes into consideration the following acquisitions:
• level of learning of the acquired contents ;
• relevance, completeness and accuracy of the answers, appropriateness of the language used, ability to summarize and re-elaborate;
• possible links to contemporary scientific literature and clinical situations;
• level of participation, in-depth study and precision in ongoing assessments during lessons (for attending students).
Course unit contents: Basic episthemology. Object-subject-experience. The shaping of experience from a dynamic point of view.
Theoretical models of different therapeutic approaches in clinical and dynamic psychology.
Structural features of a clinical theory: fundamental assumptions, intervention tecnique, assessment of results.
Requirements of a clinical theory: fundamental assumptions, intervention technique, evaluation of results.
Models comparison in research and clinical practice.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Teaching is mainly based on frontal lectures, where the different issues are treated from a theoretical point of view and in their general aspects.
To enlarge and deepen the study, every week students attending the course are required to participate in presentation activities and group discussions and for these reasons the course should be attended regularly.
In his/her personal study the student is supposed to strengthen his/her learning of the issues treated in class using the references suggested by the teacher and available on Moodle
Additional notes about suggested reading: In class further indications will be given concerning other study material, in particular a list of scientific articles dealing with the treated issues and the number of chapters of the reference text to be studied.
The slides used during the lessons, scientific articles and in-depth material will be available to students on Moodle

Suggested reference:
•Sambin-Scottà, Psicoterapia Intensiva Analitico Transazionale. Una guida al modello ITAP. Milano: Francoangeli, 2018
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Sambin M., Dispensa del corso. --: Cleup, --.
  • Gabbard G.O., Le psicoterapie.Teorie e modelli d'intervento. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2010. ristampa 2017 Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Laboratory
  • Working in group
  • Flipped classroom
  • Peer feedback
  • Peer assessment
  • Use of online videos

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

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