Undergraduate Programs in Cuenca

Occupational Psychology

Resolution of the higher education council (CES): RPC-SO-41-No.855-2016

 

Degree: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Study Mode: Full Time On Campus

University branches: Cuenca and Quito

Duration: 9 semesters

Description

We educate professionals in psychology who have broad knowledge of people's bio-psycho-social dimensions and can theoretically, socially, ethically and politically get involved in the development of the country and contribute to building a Latin American psychology that is aware of the problems in our region and the world.

Occupational outlook 

  • Mental Health

-    Diagnostic evaluation. 
-    Design of treatment plans.  
-    Implementation of treatments.
-    Evaluation of treatments.
-    Referral of cases.
-    Promotion and prevention of mental health disorders.

  • Social inclusion and cohesion

-    Psychosocial evaluation
-    Design of psychosocial and community intervention plans.
-    Implementation of psychosocial and community interventions.
-    Evaluation of psychosocial and community interventions.
-    Promotion of social inclusion.
-    Prevention of social exclusion.
-    Design, monitoring and evaluation of social policies.

  • Inclusive education

-    Psychosocial pedagogical evaluation
-    Design of treatment plans
-    Implementation of treatments
-    Evaluation of treatments
-    Referral of cases
-    Promotion of inclusive education and school coexistence

  • Management and training of human resources

-    Situational diagnosis.
-    Design of organizational intervention plans.
-    Implementation of organizational intervention plans.
-    Evaluation of organizational intervention plans
-    Selection and training of human resources

 

 

 


Occupational Psychology Director

María Lorena Cañizares Jarrin

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Masters Degree in Intelligence and Education Development
  • Masters Degree in Family Intervention

lcanizares@ups.edu.ec

Professors

Professors Email
CAÑIZARES JARRIN MARIA LORENA lcanizares@ups.edu.ec
CHUMBAY SALAZAR NANCY FABIOLA nchumbay@ups.edu.ec
MENDEZ CUENCA XIMENA ALEXANDRA xmendezc@ups.edu.ec
MUÑOZ VASQUEZ PATRICIA ALEXANDRA pmunoz@ups.edu.ec
ZUÑIGA ORTEGA DIANA CAROLINA dzuniga@ups.edu.ec