PSYCOLOGY OF GROUPS AND COMMUNITIES

PSYCOLOGY OF GROUPS AND COMMUNITIES

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Last update 30/07/2020 08:59
Code
83922
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
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
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Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Module of Social Psychology : Psychology of Groups and Communities

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

Erasmus students are invited to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam methods which, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take into account their specific path.

Students with DSA, disability or other special educational needs are invited to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam methods which, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take into account the methods of individual learning and provide suitable compensatory tools.

 

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

  • Speltini G., Palmonari A. (2007). I gruppi sociali. Mulino, Bologna. 
  • Santinello M., Vieno A. (a cura di) (2013). Metodi di intervento in psicologia di comunità. Mulino, Bologna. (Chapters indicated in class).
  • Materials provided in class.

Non-attending students

  • Speltini G., Palmonari A. (2007). I gruppi sociali. Mulino, Bologna.
  • Santinello M., Vieno A. (a cura di) (2013). Metodi di intervento in psicologia di comunità. Mulino, Bologna.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Following the Covid-19 emergency, the reception will take place by appointment made by e-mail with the teacher and can take place online on the Teams platform or to DISFOR, 4th floor room 4A4 Tuesday 9.00 to 10:00 Tel. 01020953747 E-mail: nadia.rania@unige.it    

Exam Board

NADIA RANIA (President)

ANNA ZUNINO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, active methods, practical exercises and case studies

Erasmus students are invited to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam methods which, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take into account their specific path.

Students with DSA, disability or other special educational needs are invited to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam methods which, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take into account the methods of individual learning and provide suitable compensatory tools.

 

LESSONS START

I semester 

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

For students attending the exam, it provides for intermediate assessments of the materials and activities presented in class through the production of individual or small group papers and a final interview on the topics covered in class. To take the test it is necessary to register during the lessons.

For non-attending students, the exam includes an oral assessment on the indicated books. To take the test it is necessary to register online to 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 is based on criteria of relevance and completeness  in relation to the investigated construct.