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Avaliação Psicológica

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BARDAGI, Marucia Patta et al. Psychological evaluation teaching in Brazil: Survey with teachers from different regions. Aval. psicol. [online]. 2015, vol.14, n.2, pp.253-260. ISSN 1677-0471.

Psychological assessment and evaluation is the core practice of psychologists, so it is essential that training fulfills the needs and complexities of working in the area. Congruent to previous studies that mapped its teaching, this study identified the profile of teachers and disciplines of psychological evaluation in Brazilian undergraduate courses. In total, 93 teachers participated (68% women) from 13 states, with an average age of 39.6 years and with average teaching experience of 16 semesters. Among the results, it was observed that most of the teachers have a masters (44.9% ) or doctoral (37.0% ) degree, work in only one institution (68.5% ), and have professional activities aside from teaching that use psychological assessment (68.5% ). The participants complained about inappropriate classroom spaces, materials and supervision hours. Results indicated that a majority of psychological evaluation teachers have professional experience in the area. Difficulties in evaluation teaching already noted in previous studies were observed, which reinforces the importance of urgent improvements

Keywords : psychological assessment; psychology teaching; psychologist education.

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