Course: Clinical Practice 1

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Course title Clinical Practice 1
Course code PCH/KPR1
Organizational form of instruction Practice
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
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
  • Řehan Vladimír, doc. PhDr.
  • Procházka Roman, PhDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Familiarisation with the organisation of a clinical workplace, documentation and clinical psychologist' work. When selecting the workplace, the Ss follow the information on the clinical psychology workplaces within the Partner Network of the Department of Psychology. If the student prefers completion of the practical training outside the Partner Network, the workplace must be approved in advance by the course guarantee. 2. Participation at a psychological examination of a patient led by a psychologist- trainer 3. Student's examination of the patient (within the course "Practical clinical training 1" the examination is carried out using clinical methods (observation, dialogue, product analysis, anamnesis). It is not required to use a tested psychodiagnostic method. 4. Tutorial with the trainer over the results. 5. Reporting the psychological examination in writing and its submission. The course has been innovated with new practices within the Partner Network of the Department of Psychology. The course has been innovated within the Project CZ.1.07/2.4.00/31.0153 "Establishment and development of partner networks for the implementation of internships and applied research at the Department of Psychology FF UP Olomouc".

Learning activities and teaching methods
Observation, Training in job and motor Skils
  • Semestral Work - 5 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Fundamental grasp of the methodology and problems of clinical health workplaces. Ss learn about the operation of healthcare facilities, keeping medical documentation, hierarchies and organisation of health care, and its legislative framework. After the practical training, the student makes a clinical-psychological examination in the form of a case report, where s/he demonstrates her/his knowledge of the basic clinical-psychological methods.
- Ss know the basic principles of function and common operation of a selected healthcare facility. - Ss are well-informed about the key medical documentation. - Ss are well-informed about the healthcare legislation. - Ss are able to contact clients of a given healthcare facility and interview them. - Ss are able to conduct a psychological dialogue with a selected client. - Ss are able to keep to basic dialogue strategies within the psychological examination structure. - Ss are able to transfer the information from the psychological dialogue into the final psychological examination. - Ss know the required form of the psychological examination structure. - Ss think about their personal attitudes and the ethical aspects of work in health services.
interest in the field

Assessment methods and criteria
Seminar Work

Practical clinical training 1 credit is granted having submitted the Psychological examination 1. Ss, whose trainings are in EDIS, upload the output in the electronic form into EDIS within 2 weeks after the end of the training. Other Ss hand over the output to Dr. Procházka in person/ by email.
Recommended literature
  • Řehan, V.:. Úvod do práce s klientem. VUP Olomouc 2008.

Study plans that include the course
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