Psychologist’s identity formation in the field of special education (intelligent component)

  • D. Suprun Department of The Special Psychology and Medicine
Keywords: personality, intelligence, mind, productive thinking, methodology, discipline "Methodology of teaching psychology".


This article analyzes the practical aspects of intellectual education as a basic condition of identity formation. Article deals with the nature and components of the “productive” thinking in psychology. Various science approaches launched in psychological and pedagogical to disclosing the characteristics of the mind and intellect of man are reserched. It was shown state of the problem of intellectual education of psychologists (special, medical). Special attention is given to theories of exploration and development criteria of intellectual education, optimal methods complex of psychological diagnosis, which makes determining the level of intelligence, the development program for the development of this component of education and the definition of psychological effectiveness of programs designed to improve the activities of psychologists (special, clinical) to it. The theoretical and practical foundations of psychological assistance to a person who aspires to become a person through mastering the basics of intellectual activity in all areas of their lives, including in valeological.In order to develop "productive" thinking database design tasks aimed at establishing qualitative changes in the development of certain parties and manifestations of mental activity psychologists (special, medical), which ensured their life of self-values and system values, orientation and awareness of the needs, motivations and interest, subjectivity of behavior, ability to responsibility, act independently and to react adequately in different situations. Proven close relationship healthy lifestyle psychologists (special, medical) such personal characteristics as adequate adekvatnay self-esteem, self-awareness, introspection, social values aimed at business, creativity, responsibility, social adaptability, self-regulation.The article deals with theoretical and methodological foundations of modern methodology of teaching psychology in the context of special psychologists’ education. Historical teaching experience of indicated discipline in domestic and foreign universities is reviwed. The present historical and pedagogical analysis of students’ training and introduction of modern methodology of teaching psychology as a training discipline of special and clinical psychologists initiated by Academician of NAPS of Ukraine, Viktor Synov and his scientific school is delightened. The nature and structure of discipline are viewed. The prospects for further research in the context of improving the psychological preparation of personnel for various types of special schools are outlined.


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Suprun, D. (2017). Psychologist’s identity formation in the field of special education (intelligent component). Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 19(1), 21-30. Retrieved from