In the specialty in Gerontological Clinical Practice you will be able to master the theoretical components dealt with in the specialty, as well as the management and supervision of clinical cases. You will also master the application of gerontology theories supporting the comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach of the problems of senior adults with a humanistic, ethical vision and a profound spirit of service.
In the Specialty in Gerontological Clinical Practice (ECG) you will be competent in the mastery of the theoretical-practical-ethical-methodological knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to practice consolidated clinical psychology based on evidence-supported work in various clinical scenarios. It requires the preparation of clinical guidelines based on group consensus across the clinical itineraries specific to the specialty.
Student Learning Outcomes
You will be educated and trained as a clinical psychologist specializing in Gerontological Clinical Practice, an expert in the management of theory, techniques, and research in your area of expertise.
To pursue this specialist, you must be a psychologist or physician interested in developing clinical and psychological intervention competencies, innovating the clinical practice of Psychology, professionalizing evidence-based clinical management, and participating in the scientific dissemination of research findings.
As a graduate of the specialty in Gerontological Clinical Practice, you will...
- Be able to apply the gerontology theories supporting the comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach of the problems of senior adults with a humanistic, ethical vision and a profound spirit of service.
- Master gerontological intervention tools as well as the effective application of intervention techniques for the solutions of problems characteristic of senior adults and their families.
- Develop skills for the design of comprehensive care plans and programs for senior adults in various settings.
- Be capable of developing care systems and policies that facilitate the solution of medical, psychological, social, ethical, legal, and accessibility problems of senior adults.
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Consult the courses that you will take in the specialty in Gerontological Clinical Practice.
|1st||Clinical Intervention I: Gerontological approach||6|
|2nd||Clinical Intervention II: Gerontological approach||6|
|3rd||Clinical Intervention III: Gerontological approach||6|
|4th||Evidence-based Clinical Practice I: Gerontological approach||6|
|5th||Evidence-based Clinical Practice II: Gerontological approach||6|
|6th||Comparative Clinical Practice: Gerontological approach||6|
|Epistemological Foundations of Contemporary Clinical Models||6|
|Biological Foundations of Behavior: Neuropsychology ||6|
|Cognitive and Affective Foundations of Behavior||6|
|Psychosocial Foundations of Behavior||6|
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