Course - The Role of the Psychologist 2 - Understanding, Skills Training and Practice - PSYK4302
PSYK4302 - The Role of the Psychologist 2 - Understanding, Skills Training and Practice
New from the academic year 2021/2022
The course aims to provide students with a knowledge of what clinical psychology work consists of, with a specific focus on how significant one’s communication and relationship skills are in order to practice within the field of psychology.
- The student has a knowledge of what psychological work involves and is familiar with the different roles one can hold as a psychologist.
- The student has a knowledge of inclusion, equality and non-discrimination, as well as the importance of having equal services for every group in society.
- The student has a knowledge of how important client co-operation is and how this can direct work within the field of psychology, on both the individual and system level.
- The student can listen empathetically to others’ experiences.
- The student can analyse and react critically to their own values and way in which they work when interacting with fellow students, and can reflect critically on the roles of the ‘patient’ vs the ‘therapist’.
- The student has an insight into the occupational requirements and personal development that is required to work as a professional psychologist.
Learning methods and activities
With exception to the course-wide lectures, the students shall be divided into groups of around 10 students, with each group being led by a course tutor and a student assistant. These will be the same groups as were allocated in PSYK4301 - The Role of the Psychologist 1. The activities for the groups involve practical exercises relating to the practicing the role of a psychologist, in addition to presentations regarding their own backgrounds.
- Mandatory attendance (80%)
- Submission of written work
- Team collection presentation
Further on evaluation
The student has the option to repeat the course once more if they have not passed the first time. In the event that the student does not pass the course, both the course and all compulsory assignments must be completed again. The course is assessed in accordance with the ‘Guidelines for the implementation and evaluation of practice’.
Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Clinical Psychology Programme (CPSYR)
Recommended previous knowledge
Required previous knowledge
Will be annonunced at semesterstart.
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: SPRING 2022
Language of instruction: Norwegian
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"