Primus inter pares

    Clinical psychology

    Degree programs in clinical psychology are available at the Faculty of Higher Nursing Training, Psychology and Social Work. The degree of Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist and Psychology Educator is granted after completion of the 5.5-year full-time degree program. The program includes aspects of psychological processes, individual peculiarities, social and psychological phenomena. Clinical psychologists master psychological assessment and psychotherapy. They may also engage in research, teaching, consultation, and giving expert opinion.

    The education program is focused on training of clinical psychologists who provide a complex of activities aimed at increase of human psychological resources and adaptive capabilities, harmonization of mental development, prevention and overcoming of ailments, psychological rehabilitation in social sphere, healthcare, and education.

    Training is practice-oriented and is aimed at formation of common cultural and professional competencies which let providing medical and psychological support of personnel and patients of medical organizations, managing human factor development projects, promote social mobility and stability of labor market.

    Program staffing: doctors and candidates of sciences, academicians of the Russian Academy of Science, leading specialists of healthcare and medical insurance system.

    Features of implementation:
    - laboratories, equipped with high-tech equipment,
    - interactive study technologies, use of multimedia equipment and internet communication, practical training with the help of simulation technologies.

    Potential and actual business partners: healthcare management bodies of various levels, medical insurance companies, medical and pharmaceutical organizations.

    Graduates of the program are in demand in healthcare, medical insurance, social expertise and public rehabilitation organizations, public national and international health protection organizations, professional medical associations, bodies of public social protection.

    The program provides possibility to learn one or more additional vocational programs, to get simultaneously a second or continued higher education.

    Graduates of the program have the opportunity to easily design their professional career, in particular to study for a Ph.D. degree.