69990 - Laboratories II. (C)

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SDGs

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being Quality education Gender equality

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

M-PSI/03 (Psychometrics): By the end of the laboratory, students will know: - modalities of administration of psychological tests; - data analyses and their use. M-PSI/08 (Clinical Psychology): By the end of the laboratory, students will be able: - to discriminate between different psychotherapeutic approaches; - to understand the applications of specific techniques to single patient. 

Course contents

Prof. Danilo Carrozzino Module 1/1 (Clinical Psychology - M-PSI/08):

  • The clinical process of psychological interview
  • The psychological interview according to the cognitive-behavior therapy
  • The psychological interview according to the well-being therapy
  • The psychological interview according to the individual psychotherapy

Prof. Rabih Chattat Module 1/2 (Clinical Psychology - M-PSI/08):

  • Coping and adaptation to chronic diseases in olders and frailty.
  • Psychosocial assessment of people with neurocognitive disorders
  • The psychosocial assessment of the family caregiver
  • Planning and implementation of integrated, personalized and multi-components psychosocial interventions

Dr. Giulia Casu Module 2 (Psychometrics - M-PSI/03):

Multivariate inferential statistical analysis techniques: evaluation of experimental hypotheses and the type of variables available for data analysis, choice of the appropriate statistical test, statistical analysis on SPSS, interpretation of the results obtained.

Main statistical models treated in class: descriptive analysis; exploratory factorial analysis; General Linear Model: ANOVA (one-way, multi-way, multivariate, for repeated measurements, mixed model); ANCOVA; Regression analysis (simple linear, multiple); Nonparametric tests: Chi square test.

The Psychometrics module will take place in the first semester (October-January).

Readings/Bibliography

Prof. Danilo Carrozzino Module 1/1 (Clinical Psychology - M-PSI/08):

  • Psicoterapia breve per il benessere psicologico. Autore: Giovanni A. Fava. Anno di pubblicazione: 2017. Raffaello Cortina Editore.

  • Il colloquio in psicoterapia cognitiva. Tecnica e pratica clinica. Autori: Giovanni M. Ruggiero, Sandra Sassaroli. Anno di pubblicazione: 2013. Raffaello Cortina Editore.

  • La psicologia individuale di Alfred Adler. Autori: Heinz L. Ansbacher, Rowena Ansbacher. Anno di pubblicazione: 1997. Psycho Editore.

Prof. Rabih Chattat Module 1/2 (Clinical Psychology - M-PSI/08):

  • Manthorpe J., Moniz-Cook E. (2020) Timely psychosocial intervention in dementia care. Evidence based practice.

Dr. Giulia Casu Module 2 (Psychometrics - M-PSI/03):

Gremigni P. & Casu G (2019) Psicometria e testistica in Psicologia clinica. E-Book/PDF, available online: http://www.lulu.com/shop/paola-gremigni-and-giulia-casu/psicometria-e-testistica-in-psicologia-clinica/ebook/product-22395057.html

Teaching methods

Prof. Danilo Carrozzino Module 1/1 (Clinical Psychology - M-PSI/08):

Since the best way to grasp the essence of this laboratory is to combine lectures with experiential learning sessions, presentations and role-playing activities will be used.

Prof. Rabih Chattat Module 1/2 (Clinical Psychology - M-PSI/08):

The teaching approaches include a brief theoretical description, the presentation of assessment tools and approach, case analysis and intervention plan.

Dr. Giulia Casu Module 2 (Psychometrics - M-PSI/03):

The lessons will be organized in practical exercises in the computer room with the SPSS statistical package; the exercises will be individual or in small groups.

As concerns the teaching methods of this course unit, all students must attend Module 1, 2 [https://www.unibo.it/en/services-and-opportunities/health-and-assistance/health-and-safety/online-course-on-health-and-safety-in-study-and-internship-areas] on Health and Safety online.

Assessment methods

Prof. Danilo Carrozzino Module 1/1 (Clinical Psychology - M-PSI/08):

The participation to the laboratory course is mandatory in order to get admitted to the final examination, which consists of an interview.

Prof. Rabih Chattat Module 1/2 (Clinical Psychology - M-PSI/08):

The participation is mandatory and signature is required. Both active participation in the discussion of clinical cases and individual contribution to the analysis will be considered for the evaluation.

Dr. Giulia Casu Module 2 (Psychometrics - M-PSI/03):

The Lab will be passed by verifying the attendance of ALL lessons and classes. The attendance will be registered by personal signature. Only those participants who actively attended all classes will be admitted to the final exam. The skills acquired will be verified through a practical exercise, which will take place in the computer room, using the SPSS statistical package and data provided by the teacher.

Teaching tools

Prof. Danilo Carrozzino Module 1/1 (Clinical Psychology - M-PSI/08):

Power point presentations and video illustrations will be used.

Prof. Rabih Chattat Module 1/2 (Clinical Psychology - M-PSI/08):

Slides, videos and clinical cases description will be used.

Dr. Giulia Casu Module 2 (Psychometrics - M-PSI/03):

For the practical application of the topics addressed in the laboratory, the teacher will provide teaching materials. Lessons will take place in the computer room, students will have access to the computers in the computer room where the SPSS statistical package is installed; the lecturer will use the video projector and the laboratory PC to illustrate the statistical analyses being studied.

Office hours

See the website of Danilo Carrozzino

See the website of Rabih Chattat

See the website of Giulia Casu