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  Deviantology Goal: To study general, special and applied issues of human behavior that deviates from the generally accepted norms of society, as well as social and psychological approaches to the prevention and correction of deviant behavior. Students will master a system of methods of psychological influence on human behavior, feelings and emotions, master the skills of constructive relationships with people predisposed to deviant behavior, in order to overcome maladaptive attitudes. In practical classes, students will learn how to develop practical recommendations for the prevention of deviant behavior in compliance with legal norms. 5
  Neuropsychological personality disorders Course Objective: To provide students with an understanding of the principles and practices of family counseling and therapy. Students will acquire skills in conducting family therapy sessions and providing feedback and support to families. They will be able to analyze family relationships when working with psychological disorders to enhance mental health and well-being. 5
  Fundamentals of psychological counseling Goal: To study various approaches to counseling, including individual, family, and group counseling. The course provides an overview of the practical application of counseling in various fields, while adhering to ethical and legal norms. Students will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to address psychological and emotional difficulties through counseling and therapy. 6
  Pathopsychological psychodiagnostics This course teaches students to diagnose pathological changes in mental activity associated with various mental and neurological disorders. This includes the study of typical symptoms, the use of standard diagnostic tools and the development of treatment plans. 6
  Practicum in Pathopsychology Purpose: to provide students with practical experience in the field of pathopsychology, as well as the application of pathopsychological principles and methods by students in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. Students will gain practical experience and knowledge about various mental health disorders, including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and others in the field of pathopsychology and will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to provide quality care to patients with mental disorders. 6
  Psychology of Deviant Behavior The course is aimed at in-depth study of the complex of physiological and mental processes aimed at meeting the needs of people with deviant behavior. Students will learn about theories explaining why people are prone to such behavior, will study the classification of types of behavior in psychology and the peculiarities of the occurrence of deviant behavior. They will study the role of individual, situational and cultural factors in the appearance of deviant behavior. Students will learn about the assessment and correction of deviant behavior, including the use of psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, critical thinking skills to assess the strengths and weaknesses of various approaches to learning 5
  Autism Spectrum Disorder Objective: To familiarize students with the methods of psychological diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and to develop their understanding of the content and techniques of psycho-corrective work with children with ASD. Students will be able to identify and analyze information about the nosology of the disorder, process and analyze data from psychological assessments of patients (clients), formulate detailed and structured psychological reports, and develop programs for psychological interventions aimed at prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation. 5
  Psychological counseling technologies The purpose of the course is to consider a wide range of technologies and methods of psychological counseling, including interviews, observation, testing and others. Students will master the skills of providing professional psychological assistance to people in order to increase their personal effectiveness. Much attention is paid to the development of practical skills and the ethical aspect of the profession. 6