Level of education: Master programmes

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Areas of specialisation: Consulting Psychology

Scope of research

  • Evaluation of the psychological counselling effect
  • Personality of the consulting psychologist and the client and the relationship of their personal characteristics with the process and outcome of psychological counselling
  • Interrelation of the client's early childhood experience and his/her functioning as an adult
  • Advising clients of various categories, including clients belonging to a social risk group
  • Characteristics of different types of consulting: face to face contact, by phone, in Skype, chat, etc.

Areas of specialisation: Mental Health of Children

Scope of research

  • The influence of early experience on the subsequent development of personality
  • Early relationships between parents and children as a factor of mental health formation in a child
  • Development of children brought up in orphanages or in the context of social risk
  • Mental health and child development
  • Effectiveness of early intervention programmes for children at risk and for adults taking care of them

Courses

  • Current Issues of Counselling Psychology and Early Intervention
  • Group Psychological Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Assessment of Development in Clinical Child Psychology
  • Methods of Studying Child Mental Health
  • Theory and Practice of Psychological Counselling
  • Organisational, Legal and Ethical Principles of Psychologist Work
  • Practical Classes in Methods of Psychodiagnostics and Mental Heath Counselling
  • Professional Skills of Counselling Psychologist
  • Psychological Counselling of Children and Parents
  • Psychological Counselling of Clients of Various Categories
  • Modern Methods of Psychological Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Modern Approaches to Family Counselling and Psychotherapy

Career

Professions

  • Consulting psychologist at centres of social assistance to family and children
  • Psychologist in child and parent support programmes
  • Teacher of psychology at educational institutions
  • Consulting psychologist working in private practice

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