1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor in Professional education

Degree programme

Programme type 1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 8477
Degree Programme Class L/SNT2 - Health Professions for Rehabilitation
Years in which the programme is being held I, II, III
Type of access Restricted access
Place of teaching Imola
Degree Programme Director Paolo Scudellari
Language Italian

Programme profile

At the end of the programme, graduates are able to:

-Identify physical, psychological and social needs, assess the assistance needs of persons of different ages, cultures and states of health in various social conditions;

- Collaborate in the assessment of psycho-social distress, mental disability correlated to mental illness and pathological addictions, and identify the healthy areas and potential of patients;

- Measure the resources and constraints of the family, social and environmental context;

- Collaborate in identifying the psychiatric and geriatric care and rehabilitation objectives, planning specific interventions for the recovery and development of the patients in care;

- Implement education and rehabilitation projects for self-care, collaboration in the care project, interpersonal relations of varying complexity, work activity and personal autonomy;

- Work in primary prevention projects in the community to promote networking, facilitate inclusion and management of risk situations and the manifested pathologies;

- Run mental health education projects for individuals and groups;

- Work with families and the social community to facilitate inclusion;

- Apply the results of research into rehabilitation to improve the quality of interventions;

- Recognise and respect all competences in order to work with colleagues and other multi-professional teams.


Year 1 provides students with basic healthcare and pedagogic knowledge, as well as the fundamentals of the profession, required to tackle the first internship experiences which guide students in a professional context. Internships are performed in services and communities working with psychiatric patients, drug addiction and disabilities.

Year 2 develops clinical knowledge and professional skills in the rehabilitation of psychiatric patients and drug addiction. Students are able to perform internships in: drug addiction centres; residential and semi-residential communities for patients with mild or medium-serious psychiatric problems; semi-residential centres for patients with medium-serious disabilities.

Year 3 covers specialist studies as well as the acquisition of methodological knowledge to exercise the profession and group working skills; students progressively take on greater responsibility while supervised by experts. Internships are performed mainly in local public healthcare services, including Pathological Dependence, Adult Psychiatry and Child Neuropsychiatry services.

Methodological skills are developed through specific seminars and applied to scientific research for the preparation of the dissertation.

Access to further study

It gives access to second cycle studies (laurea specialistica / magistrale) and master universitario di primo livello.

Career opportunities

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