CLINICAL ASSESMENT AND INTERVENTIONS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH

Course Information
TitleΚΛΙΝΙΚΗ ΕΚΤΙΜΗΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΡΕΜΒΑΣΕΙΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΨΥΧΙΚΗ ΥΓΕΙΑ / CLINICAL ASSESMENT AND INTERVENTIONS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH
CodeΨΥ-561
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolPsychology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600013517

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos PSychologías (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 284
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses534

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
600168061
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
It is recommended that students have attended courses of psychopathology and psychotherapy
Learning Outcomes
-Know about the role of psychological assessment in the process of formulation of the psychological difficulties faced by people who seek psychological help -Know about the main processes involved in psychological formulation and its role in the work of clinical psychologists -Practice writing a formulation for specific psychological difficulties - Understand the main psychological theories for common psychological difficulties treated by clinical psychologists -Become familiar with the main psychotherapeutic approaches for the common psychological difficulties -Become familiar with the research literature concerning the outcome of different psychotherapy approaches for common difficulties
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course aims to deepen understanding and expand the students’ knowledge regarding the theory and practice of clinical psychology, with a focus on psychological assessment and formulation as well as on the main psychological interventions in common psychological difficulties that clinical psychologists work with. More specifically, the main processes implicated in psychological assessment are presented, with a focus on clinical interview. Also, the main principles of psychological formulation are discussed, as well as the role of formulation in designing and assessing the outcome of psychological interventions, and the differences of formulation from psychiatric diagnosis. Next, the focus will turn on the common difficulties treated by clinical psychologists (sadness and worry, eating problems, psychoses and personality disorders) and the main psychological theories and psychotherapeutic approaches to these difficulties are discussed. Finally, the research literature on the outcome of different psychological therapies is discussed.
Keywords
psychological assessment, formulation, clinical psychology, psychological therapy
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Use of audio-visual material Use of multimedia Email to communicate with the students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures632.4
Reading Assigment261
Project130.5
Exams20.1
Total1044
Student Assessment
Description
Written examinations
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
King, Davidson, Neale, Johnson (2010) Ψυχοπαθολογία
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις και άρθρα
Last Update
12-12-2019