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School of Psychology
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Course unit
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY IN THE NATIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
PSP9086412, 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
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
PS1089, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 3.0
Type of assessment Evaluation
Course unit English denomination CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY IN THE NATIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
Department of reference Department of General Psychology
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Lecturers
Teacher in charge MADDALENA TOMAS

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Other -- -- 3.0

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

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Laboratory 3.0 21 54.0 No turn

Calendar
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
1 2019 01/10/2019 30/09/2020 TOMAS MADDALENA (Presidente)
GENTILI CLAUDIO (Membro Effettivo)
MICHIELIN PAOLO (Membro Effettivo)
PALOMBA DANIELA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of general psychology, cognitive functions, notions of neuropsychology, childhood psychology, clinical psychology and psychopathology are required
Target skills and knowledge: • How to set up an intervention program in clinical psychology in social health services
• How to set up a psychological assessment in different social health services
• How to draw up a finalized report.
The course aims to provide:
• Basic skills in relation to the points indicated above for the performance of the tasks related to them.
• Basic Self-knowledge and self-awareness
• Basic relationship skills in relation to different possible users of the service
• Critical observation skill
• Skill to managing the deontological aspects and the main critical issues related to them
Examination methods: The final exam will be oral and practical
Assessment criteria: Each student will be asked to express his knowledge individually and to experiment his skills through guided exercises
Course unit contents: The course is part of the set of Laboratories in Clinical Psychology’s Graduation; these courses are a format in small groups (maximum 30 students) in which teachers use experiential tecniques for professional practice.
Experiential exercises will be carried out on: awareness, self-exploration of one's lifestyle in relation to health and well-being.
Some group relaxation techniques will be tested.
We will work on how to set up a psychological intervention in the health and on the formation of a group.
The debriefing technique will be illustrated and tested.
Examples of how to conceptualize a case in health care and how to draw up a psychological report will be illustrated. Particular attention will be devoted to deontological aspects.
Finally, Mindfulness will be introduced with experiential exercises.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The course will be completely interactive with short lessons alternated with exercises, simulations of various types (single, in pairs, and "aquarium" type).
Individual and small group exercises will also be provided.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Readings will be suggested and examples of real clinical records illustrated. The following text will issuggested: David Lazzari. Mente e salute. Evidenze, ricerche e modelli per l’integrazione. Mi F. Angeli 2012.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Working in group
  • Action learning
  • Work-integrated learning
  • Peer feedback

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Good Health and Well-Being Quality Education