CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CHILD
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Recognize the main psychological disorders in developmental age.
Knowing how to describe the various disorders.
Knowing how to classify them according to the criteria of the international classifications DSM5 and ICD10
To be able to hypothesize an intervention plan to deal with some aspects of disorders, especially from a psychoeducational point of view.
Course contents summary
The course presents the main psychopathology in the developmental age, with particular reference to intellectual disability, to the Autism Spectrum Disorder, to the Learning and behavioral Disorders, to the Disorders of the emotional sphere.
Autism spectrum disorder.
Specific learning disability.
Attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder.
Defiant oppositional disorder.
Methods of intervention on the various disorders in the program, mainly psychoeducational and based on the three generations of the cognitive behavioral approach.
Celi F. e Fontana D. (2015). Psicopatologia dello sviluppo. Storie di bambini e psicoterapia. Milano: McGraw-Hill
Exercises and group discussions on clinical cases also presented in the form of video recordings.
Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam with True / False answer questions