A.N. Zankovsky. Introduction to the profession, 2009
Content. Psychology as a scientific discipline The world of psychological knowledge. Life psychology. Scientific psychology. Practical psychology. The history of the formation of psychology as a science Psychological knowledge in antiquity and the Middle Ages. Psychological knowledge in the XV - XIX centuries. Formation of psychology as a separate science. The history of psychology of the XX century. Outstanding Russian psychologists and their contribution to the world psychological science. Branches of psychology, related disciplines and its place in the system of sciences. Branches of scientific psychology. Relationship of psychology with other sciences and its place in the system of sciences. Current tasks and trends in the development of psychology. Professional activity of the psychologist. Psychologists as a professional community. Psychological profession. Scientific research as a type of activity of psychologists. Practical psychological work as a type of activity of psychologists. Teaching psychological knowledge as a type of activity of psychologists. Professional communities of psychologists. The scope of the psychologist. Psychologist in education Psychologist in the legal field Psychologist in the field of social relations Psychologist-consultant Psychologist in the medical field Psychologist in sports Psychologist in the organization. Ethical, professional and personal qualities of a psychologist Ethics of professional activity of a psychologist. Professional qualities of a psychologist. Personal qualities of a psychologist. The specifics of educational and vocational training of psychologists The training of professional psychologists abroad. Training of professional psychologists in Russia.