2023-2024 / PSYC0056-3

Assessment and prevention methods in health psychology


10h Th, 20h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)4 crédits 


Anne-Marie Etienne

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The objective of this course is to familiarize students with clinical psychology by making them aware of the scientific approach of this discipline.

This course will present the main clinical activities (prevention, screening, short intervention) which are linked to first-line psychologists, clinical psychologists and clinical remedial teachers.

The course will also aim to address the notions of multidisciplinarity both in connection with other health professionals and patient partners.

Beyond the theoretical notions, concrete examples will be used throughout the course sessions.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of this course sequence, the student will be able to understand the nuances existing between the different activities of the clinical psychologist.

It will have a better representation of the treatments and their expected benefits.

He will have knowledge from health psychology enabling him to understand the issues - for example - the importance of prevention and screening activities.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is under construction.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Blended learning

Additional information:


  • Cours ex cathedra
  • Enseignement à distance

Recommended or required readings

  • Slides
  • Personal notes
  • Articles and book chapters will be provided to students.
Useful ressources (not mandatory !) :

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Additional information:

Written examination

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Anne-Marie ETIENNE : AM.Etienne@uliege.be

Association of one or more MOOCs

The MOOC entitled 'Agir pour sa santé (Y1)' is associated with this course.
The MOOC entitled 'Psychologue et orthophoniste : l'EBP au service du patient (Y2)' is associated with this course.