711-0511/01 – Psychology roles in safety and catastrophes (PsychBez)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits5
Subject guarantorMgr. Jana Matochová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Jana Matochová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year4Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1999/2000Year of cancellation2008/2009
Intended for the facultiesHGF, FBIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JAS17 PhDr. Iva Jašková
MAT17 Mgr. Jana Matochová, Ph.D.
MIC37 PhDr. Miloš Míček
PAL04 Mgr. Libuše Páleníčková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 25+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- to familiarize with exciting and catastrophic situations of modern society - to familiarized with crisis management in terms of mass accidents - to understand psychological aspects of crowd behavior - to acquire communicational skills for crisis situations - to know myself with goal to understand others - to apply social skills in simulations - to be able to analyze behavior of others in stress - to learn some methods of managing stress

Teaching methods

Seminars

Summary

The attendants of the course are familiarized with theoretical and practical basis of the procedures and skills related to human behavior in exacting conditions of modern society and to human ability to manage the dangerous or more precisely catastrophic situations.

Compulsory literature:

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema , Barbara L. Fredrickson , Richard C. Atkinson, Geoffrey R. Loftus , Ernest R. Hilgard, Christel Lutz. Atkinson & Hilgard's Introduction to Psychology. London, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-408-08902-6. Hausmann, C. Handbuch Notfallpsychologie und Traumabewältigung. Wien, Facultas 2003, 400s. Interpol. Disaster Victim Identification Guide. Interpol 2009, 55 s. Weisaeth, L. Psychological and psychiatric aspects of technological disasters. Individual and comunity responses to trauma and disaster. Cambridge University press 1994.

Recommended literature:

Sneath, J. Z., Lacey, R., Kennett-Hensel, P. A. Coping with a natural disaster: Losses, emotions,and impulsive and compulsive buying. Marketing Letters, 2009, č. 20.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

interview problem analysis

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Safety and disasters in a changing world. 2. Crisis management. 3. Connection and communication in crisis situations. 4. Current knowledge of the brain activities and nervous system. 5. Cultivation of personality (character, emotion, intelligence ...). 6. Working with its own personality (diagnosis and development). 7. Social groups (theory, the working group, management). 8. Crowd behavior. 9. Communication and leadership. 10. Habits of leaders 11. Pressures situation, human reactions in pressures situations 12. How to handle burden, debriefing, defusing, early intervention. 13. Plan of stress disorder, symptoms, the possibility of help. 14. Possibilities of help.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2002/2003 (B2341) Engineering (2341R888) Mechanical Engineering /not obligatory subject P Czech Ostrava 3 Optional study plan
2001/2002 (B2341) Engineering (2341R888) Mechanical Engineering /not obligatory subject P Czech Ostrava 3 Optional study plan
2001/2002 (M3908) Požární ochrana a průmyslová bezpečnost (3908T002) Industrial Safety Engineering P Czech Ostrava 4 Choice-compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (B2341) Engineering (2341R888) Mechanical Engineering /not obligatory subject P Czech Ostrava 4 Choice-compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (M3908) Požární ochrana a průmyslová bezpečnost (3908T002) Industrial Safety Engineering P Czech Ostrava 4 Choice-compulsory study plan

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