Course: Counseling Psychology

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Course title Counseling Psychology
Course code KPSY/PRPFK
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Plachá Veronika, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The subject is aimed at strengthening the counseling competencies of the students of the teaching profession. The subject consists of the following topics: o Classroom management o Support of students with personal problems o Plan of pedagogical support o Communication with parents o Activities of the counseling center at school (counselling, methods of prevention + school psychologist, special educator) o Cooperation with counseling centers outside school

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Activating (simulations, games, drama)
Learning outcomes
Consultation psychology as applicated subjekt. Working methods, diagnostic wals and categories ways of client´s leasing - help by finding thein own potentionalities which can be realized during their life period.
Basic informations about work and possibilities of consultation psychology in various period of human life. Organization of work in advice bureaus, their staffing , cooperation with other partners - parens and teachers.
Educational and School Psychology (PGSFK)

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of student's work activities (technical works), Questionnaire, Anamnestic method

Orientation in problems solved by pedagogic-psychological advice bureaus, understanding of diagnostic possibilities, ways of clients leading, contribution of cooperation the pedagogic-psychological advice bureaus for students, their parents and teachers.
Recommended literature
  • Braun, R. (2014). Praktikum školní psychologie. Praha, Portál..
  • Fontana, D. (2010). Psychologie ve školní praxi. Praha, Portál..
  • Holeček, V.: (2015). Psychologie v učitelské praxi. Praha, Grada..
  • Knotová, D.: (2014). Školní poradenství, Praha, Grada..
  • Krejčová, L. (2010). Pedagogická intervence u žáků ZŠ. Praha, Meritum..
  • Lazarová, B.: (2005). Netradiční role učitele. Brno, Paido..
  • Matějček, Z.: (1992). Dítě a rodina v psychologickém poradenství. Praha, SPN..

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): Common module (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter