Course: Clinical psychology and child psychotherapy

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Course title Clinical psychology and child psychotherapy
Course code PCH/KPPDA
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Sobotková Irena, doc. PhDr. CSc.
  • Smejkal Jiří, PhDr.
Course content
General issues of child clinical psychology Disorders of psychic development in childhood and adolescent age Specific features of diagnostics of children as a precondition for psychotherapy Psychotherapy of children and adolescents (specifics, objectives, indications, forms, devices, the course) Individual, group and family therapy Special sections of psychotherapy of children

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Homework for Teaching - 22 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 35 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 60 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 8 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Diagnosis of mental development disorders, mental and neurological diseases, variations and defects in children. Prevention and Mental or psychological psychotherapy, and psychosomatic symptoms neuropsychological and nosological units.
Familiarization with the problems of psychological diagnosis for children and failures of psychological development
Development psychology, patopsychology, children psychology

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Student performance

write correspondence tasks through LMS Unifor; credit, examination
Recommended literature
  • Hort, Hrdlička, Kocourková, Malá a kol.:. Dětská a adolescentní psychiatrie.
  • Langmaier, J.- Balcar,K.- Špitz, J. Dětská psychoterapie.
  • Matějček, Z. (1991). Praxe dětského psychologického poradenství. Praha : SPN.
  • Říčan,P. - Krejčířová, D. a kol. Dětská klinická psychologie.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester