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Academic Year/course: 2017/18

26640 - Child and Youth Psychopathology

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Academic Year:
26640 - Child and Youth Psychopathology
Faculty / School:
107 - Facultad de Educación
202 - Facultad de Ciencias Humanas y de la Educación
301 - Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas
298 - Degree in Primary School Education
299 - Degree in Primary School Education
300 - Degree in Primary School Education
First semester
Subject Type:

1.1. Introduction

The Infant and Juvenile Psychopathology subject forms part of the Pedagogy Therapeutic Mention in the Teacher Training Degree for Primary Education. It has 6 credits and intends to provide students with the basic competences to know what the most frequent psychopathological disorders are in the education context, and to provide explanations about their origin and evolution. These competences are acquired from active methodologies that attempt to favour quality applied, reflexive, autonomous and group learning.

It is taught in the first semester of degree year 4 as part of a block of optional subjects.

2.1. Learning goals

In order to pass this subject, students should obtain the following results.

1: Use and understand basic concepts about child and juvenile psychopathology (classifications, diagnoses, evaluation and intervention) related with their work in the classroom.

2: Know the most frequent psychopathological diagnoses that appear in Primary Education and be able to explain specific behaviours.

3: Identify the objectives and resources involved, plan evaluation and intervention processes for specific psychopathological problems according to the Pedagogic Therapeutic teacher’s role.

4: Collaborate in developing evaluation or treatment interventions inside and outside the classroom by including the family and/or other professionals from the clinical and education context into this task.

5.3. Syllabus

  1. Introducing psychopathology: concept, theoretical models, and evaluation and intervention principles.
  2. Anxiety disorders in childhood: specific phobias, social phobia and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Generalised anxiety disorder and anxiety disorder caused by separation. Tics.
  3. Mood disorders.
  4. Disorders that affect sphincter control. Sleep disorders.
  5. Eating disorders.
  6. Behavioural disorders: ODT through opposition and dissocial disorder.
  7. ADHD.
  8. Other disorders: psychotic disorders, TEA.
  9. Addiction conducts.
  10. Psychopathological effects of abuse and mistreatment