Course: Counselling

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Course title Counselling
Course code KPEG/SPRAK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Vaněčková Olga, PhDr.
Course content
Content of lectures: 1. Consulting and its system in the Czech Republic 2. Development, current status and developmental tendencies of pedagogical and psychological counselling. 3. Theoretical backgrounds of different counselling approaches. 4. Strategic approaches in counselling. 5. Policy of counselling work. 6. Counseling for children and young people in various stages of development. 7. Counselling for handicapped people. 8. Counseling in crisis situations. 9. Consulting work with risk clients. 10. Consulting work for managers.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is to acquaint students with the basic areas of counselling (mainly pedagogical and psychological) and to show possible approaches and methods.
Students orient in the basic areas of counselling, they know the basic counselling theories and strategies. They can choose appropriate approaches and methods of work and are able to use them in working with individuals and groups of clients.
Not required

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay, Student performance assessment

Case study.
Recommended literature
  • DRAPELA, J. V., HRABAL, V.:. Vybrané poradenské směry. Teorie a strategie. Praha: Karolinum, 1998. ISBN 80-7184-011-4.
  • GABURA, J., PRUŽINSKÁ, J.:. Poradenský proces. Praha: SLON, 1995. ISBN 80-85850-10-9.
  • HADJ-MOUSSOVÁ, Z. et al.:. Pedagogicko-psychologické poradenství I: vybrané problémy. Praha: PedF UK, 2005. ISBN 80-7290-215-6.
  • KOPŘIVA, K.:. Lidský vztah jako součást profese: psychoterapeutické kapitoly pro sociální, pedagogické a zdravotnické profese. Praha: Portál, 2000. ISBN 80-717-8429-X.
  • PEŠOVÁ, I.; ŠAMALÍK, M.:. Poradenská psychologie pro děti a mládež. Praha: Grada, 2006. ISBN 80-247-1216-4.
  • VÁGNEROVÁ, M.:. Školní poradenská psychologie pro pedagogy. Praha: Karolinum, 2005. ISBN 80-246-1074-4.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Social Pedagogy (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer