A.N. Zankovsky. Introduction to the profession, 2009
Content. Psychology as a scientific discipline. The world of psychological knowledge. Everyday 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. The formation of psychology as a separate science. The history of psychology of the XX century. Prominent Russian psychologists and their contribution to world psychological science. Branches of psychology, related disciplines and its place in the system of sciences. Branches of scientific psychology. The connection of psychology with other sciences and its place in the system of sciences. Modern tasks and trends in the development of psychology. Professional activity of a psychologist. Psychologists as a professional community. The psychological profession. Scientific research as a type of activity of psychologists. Practical psychological work as a type of activity of psychologists. Training in psychological knowledge as an activity of psychologists. Professional community of psychologists. Areas of activity of a psychologist. Psychologist in education Psychologist in the legal field Psychologist in the field of social relations Consultant psychologist 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 Training of professional psychologists abroad. Training of professional psychologists in Russia.