PSMA019 Work Experience in Clinical Psychology

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/7. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. PhDr. Hana Přikrylová Kučerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Hana Přikrylová Kučerová, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jarmila Valchářová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Active interest of the student associated with knowledge of basal rules and ethical issues of health-care institutions of Czech Republic.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students will participate in a treatment program or an internship at individually chosen clinical institution.
Learning outcomes
After the practice is student able to:
- summarize the essential specifics of the duties of the clinical psychologist, hospital care system, etc.;
- identify and describe the characteristics of the workplace and the activities of clinical psychologists at the workplace;
- write a brief report on the course of practice based on self-reflection;
- apply psychological theories and principles to a practical problem in context of clinical approach;
- analyze specific clinical approach of the hospital (clinical workplace) with respect to current scientific knowledge in the field of clinical psychology, psychodiagnostics and psychotherapy;
- design an individualized therapeutic or diagnostic plan using the experience of a supervising psychologist or current scientific knowledge from the field of clinical psychology;
- be familiar with the documents related to hospitalization.
  • 1. Getting to know the hospital/workplace.
  • 2. Cooperation with clinical psychologists at a department (at least for 7 days) under the supervision of a clinical psychologist.
  • 3. Reflection and evaluation of internship together with guarantor of practice (supervisor).
  • ŘÍČAN, Pavel and Dana KREJČÍŘOVÁ. Dětská klinická psychologie. 4., přeprac. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2006. 603 s. ISBN 8024710498. info
  • Klinická psychologie v praxi. Edited by Bohumila Baštecká. 1. vyd. Praha: Portál, 2003. 420 s. ISBN 80-7178-735-3. info
  • Klinická psychologie a somatická psychoterapie. Edited by Lubomír Vašina. 1. vyd. Brno: NEPTUN, 2002. 233 s. ISBN 80-902896-4-9. info
Teaching methods
Active participation in the clinic (health-care institution) under the supervision of a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist (duration: at least 5 days)- will be confirmed by psychologist in the clinical institution. Theoretical and practical training for practice; writing a report from practice - 2 days - will be confirmed by the practice supervisor (guarantor) at PsÚ FF.
Assessment methods
Students are obliged to write a report focused on participation in treatment programs and have confirmed the form of internship in the clinic.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 7 dní.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022.
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