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QUALITY OF TRAINING OF FUTURE SPECIALISTS – PRIORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL AND MEDICAL PSYCHOLOGY

The Department of General and Medical Psychology of NMU named after OO Bogomolets, headed by Professor MM Matyash, is constantly working to improve the quality of educational and practical training of university students. Thus, during the 2020-21 academic year, the department has developed and published more than 50 textbooks, manuals, methodological developments of lectures and practical classes, etc.

For the current academic year it is planned to develop and publish another 40 educational publications and methodological developments for the disciplines of the new curriculum, which provides for an increase in hours for the study of practice-oriented professional disciplines.

In addition to scientific and methodological and publishing activities, the department pays considerable attention to improving the forms of education. Thus, 4th year students of the Faculty of Medicine and Psychology chose to study the elective disciplines “Gestalt Psychology” and “Psychodrama”. Associate Professor of ZL Stanovsky, in order to develop structured ideas about the content of different areas of practical psychology, some classes are conducted in the form of educational and psychological training.

It is in this format of training, the future specialist can get a unique individual experience of self-knowledge, self-reflection, group interaction. Thanks to the techniques of educational modeling, training participants can see examples of work of a psychologist with a client who develops professional thinking and skills. As this experience shows, students after training better master the theoretical knowledge, consciously master the essential processes of practical work of a psychologist.

Press center based on the materials of the Department of General and Medical Psychology