PSYCOLOGY OF GROUPS AND COMMUNITIES

PSYCOLOGY OF GROUPS AND COMMUNITIES

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Code
83922
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8710 Social Work (L-39) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-PSI/05
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Social Work)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main purpose of teaching is to make understand and acquire the theories, methods and values of group and community psychology. Allowing to recognize the processes and aspects that characterize group dynamics and to provide skills for group reading and management. Analyze the group as a working tool and present the application contexts and the intervention methodologies.
 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

In particular, the teaching aims are to provide students with basic notions of group psychology applied to different contexts  and to focus on specific intervention techniques of community psychology.
Individual study, attendance and participation in the proposed training activities will enable the student to:

acquire adequate theoretical knowledge, methodological and skills related to the application of different methods and group intervention techniques in different application contexts.

apply their knowledge and understanding and solving problems related to the use of methods and group techniques in various application contexts.

use, both conceptually and operative mode, the knowledge gained from self-evaluation skills and expertise in different application contexts.

acquire the typical discipline technical language to be able to communicate clearly and unambiguously with specialists and non-specialist interlocutors.

develop appropriate learning skills to allow them to independently investigate major issues, techniques and methods of discipline especially in the workplace in which they will operate.

Teaching methods

Lectures, active methods, practical exercises and case studies

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will show how the group present in the different contexts of everyday life can become a professional working tool for the figure of the social worker. The group will be proposed as a relational tool that acquires specificity and meanings within the community psychology approach.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Attending students

  • Zani (2012). Psicologia di comunità. Prospettive, idee, metodi. Carocci, Roma. (parte terza)
  • Fabbri V. (2013). Il gruppo e l’intervento sociale. Progettare, condurre, valutare, Carocci, Roma
  • Materiali forniti a lezione.

Non attending students 

  • Zani (2012). Psicologia di comunità. Prospettive, idee, metodi. Carocci, Roma.
  • Fabbri V. (2013). Il gruppo e l’intervento sociale. Progettare, condurre, valutare, Carocci, Roma

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: DISFOR, 4th floor room 4A4 Tuesday 9.00 to 10:00 Tel. 01020953747 E-mail: nadia.rania@unige.it    

Exam Board

ANNA ZUNINO (President)

NADIA RANIA (President)

LAURA MIGLIORINI

PAOLA CARDINALI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, active methods, practical exercises and case studies

LESSONS START

I semestre dal 17 settembre al 7 dicembre 2018
II semestre dal 25 febbraio al 17 maggio 2019

ORARI

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PSYCOLOGY OF GROUPS AND COMMUNITIES

EXAMS

Exam description

For students attending the exam provides a written assessment of the materials and activities presented in class that normally consists of multiple-choice questions and open-ended questions. To take the test you must register during the lessons.

For non-attending students the exam includes a written assessment of the indicated texts which normally consists of multiple-choice questions and open-ended questions. To take the test, you must register online with the portal.

Assessment methods

Through direct questions in order to investigate the knowledge of the techniques and methodologies of group and community psychology, and / or through the presentation and critical analysis of cases will be assessed learning outcomes. This formulation requires the student to be able to synthetically expose the concepts, extrapolating from their own knowledge the fundamental contents concerning the constructs object of verification (indicated in the program of the Course). The evaluation of the written test is based on criteria of relevance and completeness of the answers in relation to the investigated construct.