CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY | Università degli studi di Bergamo

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Codice dell'attività formativa: 
640002-ENG

Scheda dell'insegnamento

Per studenti immatricolati al 1° anno a.a.: 
2020/2021
Insegnamento (nome in italiano): 
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Insegnamento (nome in inglese): 
Clinical psychology
Tipo di attività formativa: 
Attività formativa Caratterizzante
Tipo di insegnamento: 
Obbligatoria
Settore disciplinare: 
PSICOLOGIA CLINICA (M-PSI/08)
Anno di corso: 
1
Anno accademico di offerta: 
2020/2021
Crediti: 
12
Altri docenti: 

Altre informazioni sull'insegnamento

Modalità di erogazione: 
Didattica Convenzionale
Ciclo: 
Secondo Semestre
Obbligo di frequenza: 
No
Ore di attività frontale: 
60
Ore di studio individuale: 
240
Ambito: 
Psicologia dinamica e clinica
Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of research design, psychological models and theories, abnormal psychology.

Educational goals

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an introduction to the domain of clinical psychology and the role of both science and practice in the development of a unique profession. The course will cover information regarding the field and the profession as well as current empirically based standards, practices, and findings in clinical psychology. The specific goals involve students:
1. Developing knowledge about the field of clinical psychology including theoretical perspectives, philosophical stances on human difficulties, theories underlying assessment, formulation, and treatment. In particular, the students will learn about the uniqueness of clinical psychology in the mental and physical health fields.
2. Developing specific knowledge about the clinical application of the theories and models in terms of how and why particular psychological assessments and formulations are done and how and specific treatments of psychological problems that are based on different perspectives are done.

Course content

Course Content: Students will learn about theoretical perspectives that influence research and practice and gain an appreciation of current issues in these areas. Finally, the clinical application of assessment, formulation, and treatment approaches will be covered.
Introduction to Clinical Psychology & Clinical
Psychologists
Nature of Psychopathology
Classification
Classification Systems
Psychological Assessment Overview and
Introduction
Diagnosis and Formulation
Psychodiagnostic Assessment
Interviewing
Objective/Projective Testing
Group Case Presentations & Discussion
Cognitive & Neuropsychological Assessment
Group Case Presentations & Discussion
Introduction to Psychotherapy
Client Centred Therapy
Theory, Video, Group Task
Psychodynamic Therapies
Theory
Psychodynamic Video, Discuss,
Group Task
Cog Behaviour Therapy
Theory, Video, Discussion
Group Psychotherapy
Theory, Video, Discuss

Teaching methods

The course will involve lectures, in class exercises, student presentations, video demonstrations, and discussions.

Assessment and Evaluation

Grades will be determined by the individual’s participation in a group presentation (20%) and by participation in discussions, in class exercises, group tasks (30%) and a final multiple choice exam(50%).