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Program

Pathopsychological Diagnostics and Psychotherapy (in expert activity)

Field of training
37.05.01 Clinical psychology
Program focus
Pathopsychological diagnostics and psychotherapy (in expert activity). The following activities are covered: research, psychodiagnostic, teaching, expert, consultative and psychotherapeutic
Degree level
Specialist degree
Mode of attendance
Full-time
Duration
5 years 6 months
Requirements for applicants

Basic education upon admission: secondary general (special) education.
admission details

Head of program

Farit Safuanov, Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal and Forensic Psychology

Delivered by

Faculty of Legal and Forensic Psychology, Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, 
Head of Department: Farit Safuanov, Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Professor

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The training program implements the specialization “Pathological diagnostics and psychotherapy (in expert activity)”.

Unique feature of the educational program is the focus on training specialists in clinical psychology who successfully work in the legal sphere, in particular, in the field of forensic examination in forensic institutions of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Justice, in law enforcement agencies, such as: the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Federal Penitentiary Service, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Emergency Situations, etc. Specialists gain competitive advantages due to significant amount of judicial disciplines, lessons taught by representatives of employers, and a wide range of educational and professional internship.

The aim of the program is to provide:

  • high-quality professional training of specialists with competencies in accordance with the requirements of the Federal State Educational Standard of Higher Education in qualification 37.05.01 “Clinical Psychology”, the requirements for graduates in the labor market, the competencies recommended by leading employers, associations of employers in the industry;
  • development of students’ qualities and competencies that allow them to be professionally and personally successful.

Graduates of the EP are preparing to perform tasks of research, psychodiagnostic, consulting, psychotherapy, expertise, teaching, management and design and innovation in professional work. A graduate develops a wide range of general cultural and professional competencies, including ones related to forensic and clinical psychodiagnostic activities.

SPECIALISTS

Clinical (medical) psychologists – specialists engaged in research and practical work in the field of clinical psychology, aimed at solving complex problems of psychological diagnostics, examination and psychological assistance to citizens in healthcare institutions, education and social assistance to the population, public and economic organizations, administrative and law enforcement agencies , research and consulting organizations, as well as in the field of private practice – psychological services or products to individuals and organizations.

OBJECTS OF PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY
  • a person with difficulties in adaptation and self-realization associated with his physical, psychological, social and spiritual state, as well as systems and processes for the protection, prevention and restoration of health;
  • information dissemination and knowledge formation about the psychological factors of mental and physical health and a healthy lifestyle;
  • study of psychological factors of maladaptation and development of neuropsychic and psychosomatic diseases;
  • the study of psychological factors in the formation of behavior aimed at maintaining, preserving, strengthening and restoring health;
  • identification of persons with an increased risk of developing diseases, psychological and social maladaptation;
  • psychological diagnostics aimed at solving diagnostic and therapeutic problems of clinical practice and promoting the processes of correction, development and adaptation of the personality;
  • psychological counseling within the framework of preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitation processes, in crisis and extreme situations, as well as in order to promote the processes of individual development and adaptation;
  • psychological expertise in connection with judicial, medical and social (labor), pedagogical, military and humanitarian expertise.

Within the framework of the EP of higher education “Pathopsychological diagnostics and psychotherapy (in expert activity)” training of specialists in clinical psychology is carried out – personnel for organizations of the healthcare system, justice, educational institutions, centers for psychological, medical and social support, state and municipal governments and law enforcement agencies of the Russian Federation, as well as for research organizations of a psychological and other social profile. The specialist’s program is focused on the acquisition by the graduate of competencies, knowledge and skills in clinical psychology: in the areas of research, psychodiagnostics, expert, teaching, psychological and educational, organizational and managerial, design and innovation activities.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Research institutions, higher educational institutions of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, practical institutions of the Ministry of Health of Russia (as medical psychologists), forensic institutions of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Justice of Russia.

FAMOUS RUSSIAN SCIENTISTS IN THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS
  • Farit S. Safuanov, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Head of the Psychology Laboratory of the V.P. Serbsky National Medical Research Center for Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation Head of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Nikolay V. Dvoryanchikov, Candidate of Psychology, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Dean of the Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Inna B. Bovina, Doctor of Psychology, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Vera G. Bulygina, Doctor of Psychology, Associate Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Psychohygiene and Psychoprophylaxis of the National Medical Research Center for Psychiatry and Narcology named after N.N. V.P. Serbian Ministry of Health of Russia, Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Zoya V. Lukovtseva, Candidate of Psychology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Anna S. Kalashnikova, Candidate of Psychology, Associate Professor, Senior Researcher of the Laboratory of Psychology, Head of the Department of Communication and Publishing, National Medical Research Center for Psychiatry and Narcology. V.P. Serbian Ministry of Health of Russia, Associate Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Olga A. Rusakovskaya, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, Senior Researcher of the Department of Forensic Psychiatric Examination in Civil Procedure, National Medical Research Center for Psychiatry and Narcology named after N.N. V.P. Serbian Ministry of Health of Russia, Associate Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Inga N. Konopleva, Candidate of Psychology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Lyubov E. Borodina, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education
COMPETENCIES

In addition to the competencies aquired in accordance with the federal state educational standard in specialisation 37.05.01 Clinical Psychology, students will master the following professional skills:

  • Collecting and analyzing information about the problems (complaints) and needs of the patient, the state of his/her mental functions and processes; intellect; emotional-affective, value-motivational, volitional spheres; personality traits; psychological problems, the content and severity of conflicts, the level and methods of psychological adaptation, personal resources; interpersonal relations (in family, professional and other spheres of life);
  • Identifying and analyzing the features of mental development, compare the identified features of mental development with the normative indicators of this age group;
  • Collecting and analyzing information to determine the goals of clinical and psychological care, develop (independently or in cooperation with other specialists) programs of clinical and psychological care, taking into account nosological, syndromic and individual psychological characteristics, as well as social positions and age of the patient, formulate practical tasks clinical and psychological assistance;
  • Providing psychological assistance to social groups and individuals (clients) who find themselves in a difficult life situation;
  • Providing (independently or jointly with other specialists) emergency psychological assistance when contacting patients in extreme and crisis situations;
  • Ability to conduct a forensic psychological expert study and draw up an opinion in accordance with the requirements of procedural legislation and other regulatory legal documents;
  • Ability to use psychological professional knowledge in various forms in the practice of investigating crimes, legal proceedings and executing punishment (analysis of practice);
  • Ability to apply various strategies of interaction and communication with the subject, depending on the type of forensic examination (criminal or civil process), the procedural status of the subject (the accused, the victim, the witness, the plaintiff, the defendant), the level of his age-related mental development, gender, mental state and attitudes towards attitude towards expertise (simulation and its varieties);
  • Developing and conducting psycho-educational activities, clinical and psychological assistance programs at all stages of the preventive, therapeutic or rehabilitation process, as well as in crisis and extreme situations;
  • Determining independently or jointly with the customer (physician) the goals of clinical psychological research in connection with medical diagnosis, restorative and rehabilitation or preventive tasks, develop a structure and make up a set of methods for clinical psychological and experimental psychological research, formulate research problems, tasks and hypotheses ;
  • Conducting a clinical psychological study in accordance with the goals and a developed research plan, process, analyze, summarize and interpret the data obtained as a result of a clinical psychological study. To draw up a detailed structured clinical and psychological report in accordance with the set treatment and diagnostic, restorative and rehabilitation or preventive tasks;

Planning a clinical and psychological study, taking into account nosological, syndromic, socio-demographic, ethno-cultural and individual psychological characteristics; formation of a complex of psychodiagnostic methods and techniques adequate to the purpose of the study, determination of the sequence (program) of their application

FAMOUS RUSSIAN SCIENTISTS IN THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS
  • Farit S. Safuanov, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Head of the Psychology Laboratory of the V.P. Serbsky National Medical Research Center for Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation Head of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Nikolay V. Dvoryanchikov, Candidate of Psychology, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Dean of the Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Inna B. Bovina, Doctor of Psychology, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Vera G. Bulygina, Doctor of Psychology, Associate Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Psychohygiene and Psychoprophylaxis of the National Medical Research Center for Psychiatry and Narcology named after N.N. V.P. Serbian Ministry of Health of Russia, Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Zoya V. Lukovtseva, Candidate of Psychology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Anna S. Kalashnikova, Candidate of Psychology, Associate Professor, Senior Researcher of the Laboratory of Psychology, Head of the Department of Communication and Publishing, National Medical Research Center for Psychiatry and Narcology. V.P. Serbian Ministry of Health of Russia, Associate Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Olga A. Rusakovskaya, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, Senior Researcher of the Department of Forensic Psychiatric Examination in Civil Procedure, National Medical Research Center for Psychiatry and Narcology named after N.N. V.P. Serbian Ministry of Health of Russia, Associate Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Inga N. Konopleva, Candidate of Psychology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education,
  • Lyubov E. Borodina, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education
CURRICULAR

Part 1 “Disciplines (modules)”

Compulsory disciplines
Module 1. Humanitarian, social and economic foundations of professional activity: History (history of Russia, general history). Philosophy. Economic bases of professional activity. Legal bases of professional activity. Sociology.
Module 2. Communication in professional interaction: Introduction to intercultural communication in professional interaction. Russian language and language communication. Foreign language. Information and communication technologies in professional activity.
Module 3. Health-saving technologies in professional activities: Physical culture and sports. Life safety (Psychology of safety. Fundamentals of life safety).
Module 4. Fundamentals of psychological and pedagogical activity: Pedagogical psychology. Education and methods of psychology teaching.
Module 5. Natural science fundamentals of psychology: Animal psychology and comparative psychology. Anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system. Psychophysiology. Psychogenetics.
Module 6. Fundamentals of scientific activity: Mathematics and mathematical statistics. Methodological foundations of psychology. Experimental psychology. Mathematical methods in psychology.
Module 7. Introduction to professional activity: Introduction to the profession. General psychology. General psychological workshop. Psychology of Personality. Psychology of development and developmental psychology. Psychological counseling. History of psychology. Family psychology.
Module 8. Social psychology: Social psychology. Labor psychology, engineering psychology and ergonomics. Organizational psychology.
Module 9. Psychology of individual differences: Differential psychology. Psychodiagnostics.
Module 10. Theoretical foundations of clinical psychology: Clinical psychology. Neuropsychology. Pathopsychology. Special psychology. Psychosomatics and psychology of corporality. Mental disorders in childhood and adolescence. Empirical research in clinical psychology.
Module 11. Medical foundations of clinical psychology: Neurology. Psychiatry. Psychopharmacology. Clinic of internal diseases.
Module 12. Practical foundations of clinical psychology: Workshop on neuropsychology. Workshop on pathopsychology. Workshop on psychosomatics.
Module 13. Fundamentals of Clinical and Psychological Intervention: Health Psychology. Psychotherapy: theory and practice. Workshop on psychotherapy and counseling. Cognitive- behavioral therapy. Personality disorders. Supervision.

Modules with optional disciplines
Module 14. Fundamentals of Russian law:
Criminal law and trial. Civil law and trial. Criminology.
Module 15. Legal and Forensic Psychology: An introduction to legal psychology. Actual problems of legal psychology. Criminal psychology. Forensic psychology. Penitentiary psychology. Psychology of legal professions. Victimology. Suicidology and psychology of self- destructive behavior. Forensic psychiatry. Psychology of the abnormal development of the personality of a delinquent adolescent. Prevention, maintenance and rehabilitation in cases of deviant behavior. Forensic psychological examination. Psychological prevention of addictive behavior. Professional ethics. Clinical psychology of sexual disorders.
Module 16. Psychological techniques of work: Age-specific features of working with minors (Early age problem behavior and early intervention programs. Problem behavior in younger students. Adolescents, youths and young adults: the specifics of deviant behavior). Psychological methods of working with conflict and stressful situations (Psychology of conflict. Psychological methods of working with stressful situations. System of professional work of  deviantologist. Psychology of self-development).

Elective disciplines
Theory of State and Law / Jurisprudence.
Workshop on the polygraph / Workshop on psychophysiological diagnostic methods.
Fundamentals of the student’s research / Methods in psychology.
Group methods in psychology. Professional communication training.
Psychological service organization / Innovative management in education.
Family and labor law / Legal regulations of minors labor.
Workshop on group psycho -correction / Workshop on psycho -correction .
Projective methods in psychology / Projective methods in clinical psychology.
Penitentiary law / Penitentiary law in relation to minors.
Psychological problems of prevention of socially dangerous actions of the mentally ill / Clinical psychology in expert work
Forensic and psychiatric examination of children and adolescents / Post-traumatic stress
Workshop on group psychotherapy / Psychology of extreme situations and crises
Quantitative analysis of empirical data /
Qualitative analysis of empirical data

Part 2 “Internship”

  1. Educational, introductory internship.
  2. Industrial internship:
  • Industrial internship under supervision: Psychodiagnostic; Pathopsychological
  • Research internship
  • Research work
  • Psychological and teaching training
  • Neuropsychological internship
  • Consultative internship
  • Supervision (qualifying)

The main internship platform and affiliate institution is Serbsky National Medical Research
Center for Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. Students internship in healthcare institutions (psychiatric, narcological, somatic clinics, neuropsychiatric dispensaries), in forensic institutions of the Ministry of Health of Russia, institutions of the Federal Penitentiary Service, departments of the Investigative Committee, psychological, medical and social organizations of the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Russia.

Part 3 “State final assessment (Final examinations)”

Preparation for and taking the state exam
Preparation of the final qualifying work.
Defending of the final qualifying work.

CREDITS

The complexity of the program, in total – 330 credits (1 credit = 36 academic hours).

Theoretical training – 264 credits
Internship, research – 57 credits
State final assessment (including the preparation of final qualifying work) – 9 credits

CONTACTS

Faculty (dean’s office):
Address: 127051, Moscow, st. Sretenka, 29.
Tel. +7 (495)632-99-97, +7 (499)2590194
E-mail:
kafupksp@gmail.com
Website: http://www.jp.mgppu.ru/
Dean of the Faculty: Nikolay V. Dvoryanchikov  (Tel. +7 (495)632-99-97, E-mail: kafupksp@gmail.com)
Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs: Irina V. Abramova (Tel. +7 (499)259-01-94, E-mail: kafupksp@gmail.com)
Head of the program: Farit S. Safuanov  (Tel. +7 (495)632-99-97, E-mail: safuanovfs@mgppu.ru)
Program coordinator: Kristina V. Esipova (Tel. +7(495)632-99-97, E-mail: esipovakv@mgppu.ru)

Contact us

MSUPE International Affairs Office

+7 (495) 607-08-72

oia@info-msupe.ru

127051, Moscow, Sretenka str., 29, room 409

MSUPE Admissions Office

+7 (495) 822-32-52

priem@mgppu.ru

127051, Moscow, Sretenka str., 29, room 111

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