Psychological Help in the Social Sphere Using Distance Technologies

Program titlePsychological Help in the Social Sphere Using Distance Technologies
Degree level Master
Field of training37.04.01 Psychology
Duration2 years 
Mode of attendance Full-time
Delivered byFaculty of Distance LearningDepartment of Psychology and Pedagogy of Distance Learning
Contact personMariya G. Kulyatskaya
+7 (905) 706-52-77

Program overview

The program is a unique educational practice-oriented program of a new type, aimed at training highly qualified specialists in the field of practical psychology. When implementing the master\’s program, e-learning and distance learning technologies are used, which expands the boundaries for studying under this program for students from near and far abroad, as well as for students with disabilities. Students use electronic textbooks and video lectures, the program includes online workshops, online conferences, etc. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of the program you will be able to: 
– provide professional psychological help to people in difficult life situations;
– develop programs of psychological support for people of different ages and social statuses;
– develop individual programs for clients, taking into account specific professional tasks;
– develop programs of psychological support for groups;
– widely use modern information technologies for solving practical problems.

Career and further study opportunities

You can work in organizations and institutions providing social assistance to the population (integrated social assistance centers, psychological help centers, etc.); educational institutions, medical institutions (rehabilitation centers, etc.); public organizations, foundations, commercial structures, various structures and formations providing psychological help, including using modern remote technologies (Internet counseling, helpline, etc.).
Possible positions: a psychologist in educational organizations, in rehabilitation and counseling centers; a consulting psychologist, an online consulting psychologist,  a consulting psychologist on the helpline.


Module 1. Theoretical and cognitive module
Module 2. Research activities and methods of psychological and pedagogical research
Module 3. Professional interaction
Module 4. Socio-psychological development of personality
Module 5. Psychological assistance and counseling
Module 6. Psychological assistance using distance technologies
Module 7. Culture of intellectual activities and professional communication (As part of an adapted educational program for students with disabilities)

+ Practical training and optional courses

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