Introduction to Occupational Health Psychology
- At the end of the course, students are expected to have an understanding of the contemporary research on work-related stress and psychological (un)well-being at work, their predictors and outcomes at individual and organizational level. Students must be able to think critically when analyzing individual and industry best practices in the area of work-related (un)well-being. Students are expected to be able to design and implement basic interventions targeted at psychological well-being at work.
- Recognize and explain key concepts of OHP
- Apply key theories of OHP to professional and personal development goals
- Distinguish between different types of psychological functioning at work / work-related (un)well-being
- Interpret various work situations in terms of predictors and outcomes of psychological (un)well-being
- Use job crafting techniques to enhance well-being at work
- Apply knowledge about work stress, stress management and coping strategies
- Differentiate different leadership styles in their associations to employee well-being
- Apply the concept of positive leadership to personal and professional development goals
- Consider the consequences of potential roles conflicts at work
- Analyze the pros and cons of diversity in the workplace
- Distinguish different psychodiagnostic methods, understand their advantages and disadvantages for individual and organizational diagnostics
- Understand the principles of evidence-based organizational interventions
- Develop basic interventions targeted at enhancement of psychological well-being at work
- Occupational Health & Well-Being
- Work-Related (Un)Well-Being: Typology, Predictors and Outcomes
- Diagnostic Instruments and Intervention Design
- Work Stress and Stress Management
- Diversity & Well-Being at Work
- Leadership & Employee Well-Being
- QuizzesIn the beginning of seminars 2-6 students will have a short quiz (3-5 questions) to evaluate acquaintance with the reading material.
- Group PresentationStudents will have to prepare a group presentation on one of the topics of OHP. The list of the topics will be provided during the Seminar 1.
- Final Test - OHPFinal test on Occupational Health Psychology consists of questions with single or multiple choices and open questions requiring a short written reply. Students perform the test independently, without referring to written, printed or electronic sources. It is not allowed to use electronic devices that allow storing or transmitting information (mobile phones, etc.) during the test. In case of violation, the test grade will be set to 0.
- Final Test - MOOCFinal test on the content of the on-line course "The Science of Happiness". The test consists of questions with single or multiple choices and open questions requiring a short written reply. Students perform the test independently, without referring to written, printed or electronic sources. It is not allowed to use electronic devices that allow storing or transmitting information (mobile phones, etc.) during the test. In case of violation, the test grade will be set to 0.
- 2022/2023 2nd module0.25 * Final Test - MOOC + 0.15 * Quizzes + 0.25 * Final Test - OHP + 0.1 * Participation + 0.25 * Group Presentation
- Patel, D. (2008). Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.B1F1F2A2
- Work and occupational psychology : integrating theory and practice, , 2013