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Psychosocial Intervention

Class at Faculty of Arts |


Psychosocial intervention definition and methods

PI and preventive activities

PI and mental illness

PI and somatic illness

PI at handicapped people

PI in crisis intervention with adults

PI in crisis intervention with children

PI at professionals - police, medical care

PI at foreigners (refugees)

PI in business (mobbing, unemployment)


Psychosocial intervention is a professional activity of a specific person or organisation, which aims to improve the quality of life and reduce the suffering of individuals or groups of people. It is an activity, which is a response to individual or social demands.

- focus on traditional fields of psychosocial intervention

- try to find new fields of psychological intervention in practice

- find psychological programs for the everyday problems

- connect the knowledge from other psychological subjects

- support heuristic thinking

- support teamwork

- train presentation and discussion