Psicologia em Estudo
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ASBAHR, Flávia da Silva Ferreira; MARTINS, Edna and MAZZOLINI, Beatriz Pinheiro Machado. Psychology, professional preparation of the psychologist and the school: contemporary challenges. Psicol. estud. [online]. 2011, vol.16, n.1, pp. 157-163. ISSN 1413-7372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-73722011000100019.
The psychologist’s practice in education is growing in recent years in educational institutions and the work with to the complaint school. But it is still common in many undergraduate courses, psychologists graduating without having any contact with an elementary or high school. This fact reduces the educational phenomena to psychological issues and, above all, pathological ones, and coexists with practices based upon an understanding of the elements of subjectivity in its relation with the educational processes. We discuss, based on docent experience report, aspects that are critical to a proposal for the formation of psychologist that has as reference to the insertion of psychology students in educative spaces through visits to the institutions and traineeships in the area. The proposal unfolds in two models: the discipline Learning Problems and the traineeship Clinical Intervention in Learning Processes. This integration creates the possibility for the future psychologist to be in contact with the school routine, and to face with determinations that go beyond the immediate dual relationship psychologist-user.
Keywords : Professional preparation of the psychologist; educational psychology; school failure.