Clinical Psychology (2016/2017)

Course code
4S00775
Name of lecturer
Valeria Donisi
Coordinator
Valeria Donisi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-PSI/08 - CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. IB dal Nov 14, 2016 al Jan 21, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 10:10 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall E from Dec 19, 2016  to Jan 21, 2017
Monday 1:30 PM - 4:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall Offeddu from Nov 28, 2016  to Dec 12, 2016
Monday 1:30 PM - 4:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall Menegazzi from Jan 9, 2017  to Jan 9, 2017
Tuesday 10:10 AM - 12:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall Offeddu from Dec 13, 2016  to Jan 21, 2017
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall E from Nov 15, 2016  to Dec 6, 2016

Learning outcomes

The course aims to face the theoretical and methodological peculiarities which characterize psychology as a clinical discipline. Elements of psychopathology and clinical diagnosis will be provided. Aspects of an effective communication with clients will be deepened.

Syllabus

Evolution and definition of clinical psychology
Instruments of clinical psychology
Clinical interview: characteristics and instruments
Communication skillsto manage difficult interactions
Description of the psychological and psychotherapeutic approaches in clinical psychology
Elements of psycho-diagnosis in adult age
How to prevent and manage burn-out

Texts for the exam
1) Sanavio Ezio; Cornoldi Cesare (2010) Psicologia clinica, 2 ed. Il Mulino, Bologna

Slides

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Sanavio Ezio; Cornoldi Cesare Psicologia clinica (3 ed.) (Edizione 3) Il Mulino, Bologna 2017

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination (multiple choice and open questions)

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017