Course: Logotherapy

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Course title Logotherapy
Course code KPD/NLOG
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, German
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Nota Josef, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Life history of V. E. Frankl 2. A term of meaning of life in the logotherapy, "logo-test" 3. Meaning of creative values in human life 4. Meaning of experience values in human life 5. Meaning of attitude values in human life 6. Psychotherapeutical methods of logotherapy: dereflexion, paradox intention 7. Relationship of the logotherapy to human religiosity 8. Logotherapeutical prevention: pedagogical consequences

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The subject aims at main topics of Frankl's logotherapy and opens a possibility to students to confront it with their own life effort.
Participants of the seminar are to gain an insight into history of a logotherapy psychotherapeutical direction, they are to gain orientation in its basic terms and learn to apply its basic thesis into pedagogically-educational practice.
Prerequisites
General psychology

Assessment methods and criteria
Student portfolio analysis, Colloquium

Each student will choose one book from basic or recommended literature; he or she will make its bibliographic search and will supplement it with three life stories from his or her background which will be described from a logotherapy point of view - with a use of logotherapeutical terminology. He or she will subsequently defend this paper in the final colloquium.
Recommended literature
  • Frankl, V. E. A přesto říci životu ano.. Kostelní Vydří, 1996.
  • Frankl, V. E. Co v mých knihách není.
  • Frankl, V. E. Člověk hledá smysl. Psychoanalytické nakl., 1994.
  • Frankl, V. E. Lékařská péče o duši, Brno. 1994.
  • Frankl, V. E. Psychoterapie pro laiky. Brno, 1998.
  • Frankl, V. E. Teorie a praxe neuróz. Praha, Grada, 1999.
  • Frankl, V. E. Vůle ke smyslu, Brno. 1997.
  • Lukasová, E. I tvoje utrpení má smysl.. Brno, 1998.
  • Lukasová, E. Logoterapie ve výchově, Praha. 1997.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2016) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Social and Charity Work (2016) Category: Social sciences - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Ethics in Social Work (2013) Category: Social sciences - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Free Time Education (2015) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Summer