Academic Year 2020/2021 - 3° Year - Curriculum Educatore nei servizi per l'infanzia and Curriculum Educatore sociale di comunita'
Teaching Staff: Silvia Maria Rita PLATANIA
Credit Value: 6
Taught classes: 36 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

The aim of the course is to provide students with an introduction to the main basic assumptions concerning the psychology of work and its applications in the field of guidance and career counseling, the aim is to acquire useful elements related to the design and to the application of interventions in this area. The topics covered will be broad in order to provide both basic and applicative knowledge: history and development of work psychology, work motivation, job satisfaction, career, psychosocial risks, Life design, social inclusion, job orientation, career guidance intervention tools. In particular, this last topic will be further explored to explain the main topics of the methodology of counseling and career counseling.

Course Structure

Frontal Lessons

Detailed Course Content

Birth and development of work psychology, career; the motivation; the skills; research methods in work psychology differentiation and evolution of orientation psychology and career counseling; theoretical reference principles for interventions; the career construction theory.

Textbook Information

1) Argentero, P., Cortese, C., Piccardo, C. (2008). Psicologia del lavoro. Milano: Raffaello Cortina (all with the exception of the caps. 4 and 13) (300 pp . about)

2)Piazza R.(a cura di)(2017). L'esperto in career guidance. Formazione e ruolo professionale. Collana quaderni CeDoc, Milano:FrancoAngeli (everything except for chap.6-7-11-12) (160 pp. about)

- Lecture notes by the teacher

Erasmus students or workers who have chosen the discipline can arrange alternative programs with the teacher.