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PSYPRO4415 - Applied and Clinical Developmental Psychology

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100 A

Course content

The course is based on applied and clinical use of knowledge obtained through the courses Developmental Psychology 1 and 2. Training of practical skills through communication and testing of children.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: 

  • The student has knowledge about the theoretical base for, the standardization of, and the use of WISC/WAIS. 
  • The student has some knowledge of how to prepare for and administering clinical interviews of children of pre-school age.

Skills: 

  • The student will develop practical skills in relation to be able to implement, score and interpret tests WISC and WAIS.  
  • The student can carry out a clinical interview of preschool and school age.
  • The student has incipient knowledge of the qualities of caring for mentalizing, based on the insight into how attachment theory can be used as a frame for understanding the psychological work with children and young people.
  • The student has incipient knowledge of how to recognize and explain the child and adolescent attachment behavior.
  • The student has knowledge of principles of interventions by association-related problems in children and adolescents. 

General competence:

  • The student will develop practical skills and theoretical knowledge about the tests WISC and WAIS.
  • The student will develop communication skills with preschool and school children for use in clinical and applied context.
  • The student will gain insight into how attachment theory can be used as a frame for understanding the psychological work with children and youth.
  • The student should be able to, under professional guidance, consider connection quality in children.
  • The student should be familiar with the quality of mentalizing among care persons.
  • The student should know the principles of interventions by association-related problems in children and adolescents.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, demonstrations, field observation, laboratory observation. Three mandatory activities: 1. Lectures in applied psychology and lecture in interviewing children - 80% attendance. 2. Interviewing children - 100% attendance. 3. Training in WISC/WAIS - 100% attendance Assessment of the course is an essay (app. 4 pages) where the student is expected to integrate theoretical psychological knowledge with their own clinical experience.

Compulsory assignments

  • 100% attendance at Wisc Wais training
  • Interview with children
  • 80% attendance at lectures

Further on evaluation

Previously approved mandatory assignments are approved for repeat of exam

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Clinical Psychology Programme (CPSY)
Clinical Psychology Programme, 6 years (CPSY6)

Required previous knowledge

PSYPRO4115 Developmental Psychology 1 or the equivalent.

Course materials

See reading list.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
PSYPRO4040 7.5 AUTUMN 2011
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Psychology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Psychology

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100 A

Release
2021-12-02

Submission
2021-12-15


14:00


14:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 A

Release
2022-05-26

Submission
2022-06-08


14:00


14:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * 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.
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