Psychology course starts in September 2021

Psychology course starts in September 2021

QQI Level 5 award

This course is for those interested in the study of human behavior and human mind. It is designed to provide learners with an introductory understanding of psychology as a field of study.

The course will have a strong focus on connecting the theory of psychology to practice, such as therapies and interventions linked with the major psychological perspectives.

Start: 17th September 2021
Duration: 12 weeks, Fridays, 10.00am - 1.00pm
Venue: DCU in the Community, Shangan Road, Ballymun and online.
Course Fee: €60 (€40 for medical card holders). The fee includes certification and all course materials.
Enrolments: Application form and short interview

Please note that we plan to hold this course on site in the venue but depending on Covid-19 guidelines some classes may take place online.

Topics include:
— Introduction to psychology as a discipline
— Main psychological perspectives
— Personality: features and personality assessments
— Social psychology: characteristics, conformity, group behaviours
— Abnormal psychology: classifications and diagnoses
— Therapies and interventions
— Ethics in the study of psychology
— Research skills
— DCU guest speaker talks

For further information and application forms, please contact:
Joanna Ozarowska, DCU in the Community
T 01 700 8800
E joanne.ozarowska@dcu.ie
Lynda Ward, Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre
T 01 563 5253
E lynda@cafta.ie

 

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