PSY524 Health, Wellbeing, & Happiness

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY524 Health, Wellbeing, & Happiness 3 0 6 Tue 15:00-15:50 and Thur 12:00-13:50
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Selvira Draganovic Office Hours / Room / Phone
Monday:
9:00-11:00
Wednesday:
9:00-11:00
B F2.3B - 033 957 319
E-mail sdraganovic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives Health psychology explores the interaction between psychological and behavioral aspects of physical and mental health/wellbeing. Health is defined as the product of biological processes but also of psychological, behavioral, and social processes. Health psychology/psychologists are interested in: (I) Behavior, stress and health, happiness ans wellbeing (II)Understanding happiness, wellbeing health-related behavior and cognition, (III) Applied Health and positive psychology, and (IV) Clinical and positive psychology interventions.
Textbook Introduction to clinical health psychology, Bennet P., Open Uni Press, 2003:, 2. Positive psychology in a Nutshell, Boniwell I., 2012.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
    Teaching Methods Class discussions with examples. Active tutorial sessions involving workshops on course related, in class covered topics for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Individual and team assignments and projects.
    WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
    Week 1 Course introduction
    Week 2 What is health happiness and wellbeing handouts + Johnes and Barlett 3-22
    Week 3 Models of health and wellbeing- Perma model of psychological wellbeing 1: 3-43 + 2. 37-71 + Handouts
    Week 4 Psychosocial correlates of health & Stress happiness and health Project I 1: 45-62
    Week 5 Happiness and health illness related decision making and cognition 1:45-79 + 2. 37-63
    Week 6 Addressing the issues of hospitalization 1: 83-101
    Week 7 Mid term exam
    Week 8 Working in the hospital system 1: 102-121
    Week 9 Health and wellbeing promotion 1: 122-140
    Week 10 Clinical/psychological interventions: Counseling approaches 1: 143-162
    Week 11 Counseling handouts
    Week 12 Counseling handouts
    Week 13 Counseling handouts
    Week 14 project II
    Week 15 wrap up
    Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
    Final Exam 1 30 1,2,3,4,5,6
    Semester Evaluation Compenents
    project I 1 20 1,2
    Midterm Exam 1 30 1,2,3,4
    project II 1 20 5,6
    ***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
     Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
    Lecture Hours 3 15 45 In-term Exam Study 10 1 10
    Assignments 5 2 10 Final Exam Study 20 2 40
    Tutorials 1 15 15 Term Project/Presentation 8 2 15
    Home Study 1 15 15
            Total Workload Hours = 150
    *T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
    Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 19/03/2020
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