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Jeļena Koļesņikova

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:8.00
Study Course Accepted:22.08.2019
Study Course Information
Course Code:VPUPK_166LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:2.00ECTS:3.00
Branch of Science:PsychologyTarget Audience:Information and Communication Science; Civil and Military Defense; Nursing Science; Social Anthropology; Business Management; Political Science; Communication Science; Psychology; Medicine; Medical Technologies; Sports Trainer; Law; Pedagogy; Clinical Pharmacy; Medical Services; Life Science; Public Health; Management Science; Health Management; Marketing and Advertising; Dentistry; Person and Property Defence; Sociology; Pharmacy; Biology; Rehabilitation; Juridical Science; Social Welfare and Social Work
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Jeļena Koļesņikova
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Health Psychology and Paedagogy
The Head of Structural Unit:Kristīne Mārtinsone
Contacts:Rīga, Anniņmuižas bulvāris 26a, vppkatrsu[pnkts]lv, vppkatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 67061590
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)11Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures22
Classes (number)5Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes10
Total Contact Hours32
Part-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)8Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures16
Classes (number)4Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes8
Total Contact Hours24
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
None.
Objective:
To provide students with the opportunity to study the concepts of self-efficacy and self-regulation and develop skills of using these concepts in future professional activities (goal setting, change of the behaviour, stress management).
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Introduction: self-efficacy and self-regulation.Lectures2.00auditorium
2Concepts of stress. The relationship between health and stress. Self-regulation strategies and coping.Lectures2.00auditorium
3Stress management techniques. Social problem solving. SMART.Lectures2.00auditorium
Classes0.00auditorium
4Workshop: Stress management techniques.Lectures2.00auditorium
Classes1.00auditorium
5Personality traits and self-efficacy.Classes1.00auditorium
6Health behaviour. Transtheoretical model of behaviour change.Lectures1.00auditorium
Classes1.00auditorium
7Definition of social support, its types, models and self-efficacy.Lectures2.00auditorium
8Workshop: homework presentation.Classes2.00auditorium
Topic Layout (Part-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Introduction: self-efficacy and self-regulation.Lectures1.00auditorium
2Concepts of stress. The relationship between health and stress. Self-regulation strategies and coping.Lectures2.00auditorium
3Stress management techniques. Social problem solving. SMART.Lectures1.00auditorium
Classes2.00auditorium
4Workshop: Stress management techniques.Lectures1.00auditorium
5Personality traits and self-efficacy.Lectures1.00auditorium
Classes1.00auditorium
6Health behaviour. Transtheoretical model of behaviour change.Lectures1.00auditorium
Classes1.00auditorium
7Definition of social support, its types, models and self-efficacy.Lectures1.00auditorium
Assessment
Unaided Work:
At the end of the course to present homework in a group.
Assessment Criteria:
1. The active participation in lectures and practical classes. 2. Homework presentation in a group – problem solving stages.
Final Examination (Full-Time):Test
Final Examination (Part-Time):Test
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:Students define self-efficacy, describe the basic principles of social learning theory, identify stress management techniques; describe the relationship between individual behaviour/achievement and self-regulation mechanisms.
Skills:Students describe the role of self-regulation and self-efficacy in individual functioning; demonstrate stress management techniques.
Competencies:Students independently develop stress prevention events, that are based on evidence of the association of stress with human health.
Bibliography
No.Reference
1Azevedo, S., & Cavalcanti, L. (2013). Psychology of Stress: New Research. Hauppauge, N.Y.: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
2Chatzi, V. (2012). Psychology of Self-regulation. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
3Davis, M., Eshelman, E. R., & M`Kay, M. (2008). The Relaxation & Stress Reduction. Workbook. Accessible Publishing Systems PTY, Ltd.
4Friedman H.S., Schustack M. W. (2012) Personality: Classic Theories and Modern Research. Boston: Pearson Allyn & Bacon.
5Mārtinsone, K., Sudraba, V. (2016). Veselības psiholoģija. RSU, Rīga.
6Sears, R. W. (2015). Building competence in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy : transcripts and insights for working with stress, anxiety, depression, and other problems. New York: Routledge.
7Zeidner, M., Pintrich, P. R., & Boekaerts, M. (2005). Handbook of Self-regulation. Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
1Bandura, A. (1994). Self-efficacy. In V. S. Ramachaudran (Ed.), Encyclopedia of human behavior (Vol. 4, pp. 71-81). New York: Academic Press. (Reprinted in H. Friedman [Ed.], Encyclopedia of mental health. San Diego: Academic Press, 1998).
2D’Zurilla, T. J. & Nezu, A. M. (2007). Problem solving therapy: a positive approach to clinical intervention. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
3Flaten, M, & al.Absi, M. (2016). The neuroscience of pain, stress, and emotion : psychological and clinical implications. Academik press.
4Kingstown, S (2009). Roadways to healthy living : a guide for effective stress management. Pro-Change Behavior Systems, Ins.
5Oxington, K. V. (2006). Psychology of Stress. Nova Science Publishers Inc.
6Selye, H. (2012). Mana mūža stress : zinātnieka memuāri / Hanss Selje. Rīga: Jumava.
1Social Behavior & Personality: an international journal
2Journal Of Behavioral Medicine