NAME OF THE ORGANISATION
Staropolska Szkoła Wyższa w Kielcach
TYPE OF INSTITUTION
Higher Education Institution
Ponurego Piwnika 49 , 25-666 Kielce
NAME OF CONTACT PERSON
Sebastian Jabłonski - Head of International Relations Office
PSYCHOLOGISTS, PSYCHOTHERAPISTS, PSYCHOANALYSTS
Psychologists and psychotherapists working in Staropolska Szkoła Wyższa w Kielcach hold academic rank: full professor, associate professor, Ph.D. as well as MA. They educate students at the Institute of Psychology, moreover they are also practitioners and provide therapy in health care facilities, educational institutions, and in private medical practice. They work with patients in different age groups, conducting individual and group therapy. They constantly improve their qualifications by participating in national and international supervision and training.
Trainers are members of academic staff at the Staropolska Szkoła Wyższa w Kielcach. They are certified practitioners and provide specialist training on various psychological problems for psychologists and psychotherapist. They have several years of experience in individual and group work, training and program development. Their portfolio includes projects for psychologists, psychotherapists and psychoanalysts. They regularly supervise their work. They actively support local initiatives that contribute to the broader field of psychology.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANISATION
Staroploska Szkołą Wyższa w Kielcach has twenty years of experience in higher education, high rankings and implemented quality system that reflect the high position of the university and very good quality of education. It is the University with a strong international character and range with campuses both in Poland as well as abroad in Ireland and Ukraine.The
Old Polish University in Kielce offer Bachelor's degree programs, Master's degree programs as well as a wide range of postgraduate studies, courses and trainings in the stationary and a-learning system. One of the leading majors that the University offer is Psychlogy : Psychology of Education Program, Support in Development Program, Clinical Psychology Program. The education at the Psychology major follows the principles of EBPP (Evidence-Based Practice in Psychology: Empirical Evidence-Based Psychological Practice) and international models, including the guidelines included in the project: European Diploma in Psychology - so that graduates have the skills to recognize psychological phenomena based on current theoretical and practical psychological knowledge. Thanks to active forms of teaching and the used methods students can participate in simulations, case studies and discussions as well as gain experience from practitioners. The curriculum of the Psychology major prepared by experienced experts/practitioners provides students with skills related to practical professional preparation and social competences necessary in the labour market. Formation of these skills and competencies takes place in simulated conditions (allowing the performance of practical activities by students) and in conditions appropriate to professional activity, especially during professional practice. Practical trainings and internships are conducted by experts with professional experience in the field of psychological assistance gained outside the University. An important aspect of education in the specialization is also the use of information and communication technology. The learning process is adapted to the diverse needs of groups or individual students, including those with disabilities.
HOW THE ORGANISATION WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISSEMINATION AND EXPLOITATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS
Staropolska Szkoła Wyższa w Kielcach will contribute to the dissemination and exploitation of the project through the following activities:
1. Publishing information about the project on the University website;
2. Participation of psychologists, psychotherapists and trainers in the conference ending the project, held in Kielce in 2022;
3. Contribution to the preparation of a publication on the implemented project.