Prof.ssa

CORSANO Paola

Professore di I fascia
Settore scientifico disciplinare
PSICOLOGIA DELLO SVILUPPO E PSICOLOGIA DELL'EDUCAZIONE (M-PSI/04)
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EDUCATION

1986: Degree in Pedagogy - University of Parma- grade 110/110 cum laude.

1989: Specialisation Diploma in Educational and Developmental Psychology, Catholic University of Milan – grade 70/70 cum laude.

ACADEMIC ROLES

1992: Researcher - University of Parma, SSD M-10/A- General Psychology

1998: Researcher - University of Parma, SSD M-11/A- Educational and Developmental Psychology

2000: Associate Professor - University of Parma, SSD M-11/A- Educational and Developmental Psychology.

2020: Full Professor- University of Parma, SSD M-PSI/04- Educational and Developmental Psychology. 

INSTITUTIONAL POSITIONS

2021/present:

Chair of the Research Ethics Board- University of Parma.

2020/present:

Vice-Chair of the Board of the Master Degree in Clinical Applied Psychology, University of Parma.

Quality Assurance Manager (RAQ), of the Master Degree in Clinical Applied Psychology, University of Parma.

2017/present:

Chair of the Master (I and II level) in "Applied Behavior Analysis", University of Parma.

2017/19:

Chair of the Board of the Master Degree in Clinical Applied Psychology, University of Parma.

2006/2012:

Chair of the Board of Bachelor and Master Degree in Psychological Sciences and Techniques and Psychology - University of Parma.

TEACHING 

1997/02: Teaching of "Developmental Psychology" and " Developmental Psychology (advanced course)" – Psychology Degree course - University of Parma. 2003/12: "Social Development Psychology" – “Psychological Sciences and Techniques Degree Course" – University of Parma.

2004/2013: "Psychology of Adolescence" – Master Degree course in Psychology - University of Parma.

2013/now: "Psychology of Adolescence" – Master Degree course in Clinical Applied Psychology  - University of Parma.

2015/now: “Developmental Psychology” - Psychological Sciences and Techniques course – University of Parma and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.

2018/now: "Developmental Processes Psychology"  PF 24 Course - University of Parma 

2017/now: "Developmental and Educational Psychology"-  Master Degree Course in Nursing and Midwifery Sciences- University of Parma.

Numerous educational workshops for Master Degree course in Clinical Applied Psychology  - University of Parma.

MAIN RESEARCH TOPICS

Social needs and the needs of solitude in the different stages of a lifespan. Processes and contexts of socialization from early childhood to adolescence. Loneliness and capacity to be alone in childhood and adolescence. Emotional autonomy in adolescence. Relations between the hospitalized child and care staff. Reminiscing in parent/child relationship. Inclusiveness in Early Childhood Education and Care. Problematic Internet Use during adolescence.

PUBLICATIONS

Paola Corsano is the author of about one hundred scientific publications in national or international journals. Impact indices of publications (January 2022) on Scopus: Documents: 44, Citations: 416, h-index: 12. On Web of Science: Documents: 41, Citations: 352, h-index: 12. On Google Scholar: Citazioni: 1017, h-index: 17, i10-index: 27. All the research activities are part of the ERC SH sector.

Tuesday and Wednesday 14.30/16.30 by appointment

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2022/2023

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2013/2014

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Other appointments

From 2020 to present

Vice-Chair of the Master Degree in Clinical and Applied Psychology, University of Parma.

Quality Assurance Manager (RAQ) of the Master Degree in Clinical and Applied Psychology, University of Parma.

From 2017/2018 to present

Chair of the Master ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) - I level: "ABA: evidence based strategies in the educational, health and social professions"; II level "ABA: tools and strategies based on life-cycle learning".

From 2017/2018 to 2018/19

Chair of the "Homework assistant BES" training course.

From 2005/06 to 2008/09

Chair of the Board of Unified Studies in Behavioral Sciences and Interpersonal and Social Relations (Bachelor's Degree DM 509) and in Developmental Psychology: educational, social and clinical processes and contexts (Master's Degree DM 509).

From 2009/10 to 2010/11

Chair of the Board of Unified Studies in Psychological Sciences and Techniques (DM 270), Psychology (Master's Degree DM 270), Behavioral and Interpersonal Relations and Social Sciences, Developmental Psychology: educational, social and clinical processes and contexts .

From 2004/05 to present:

Delegate to orientation in entry and exit for degree courses of the University of Parma, in sequence:

Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Sciences and Interpersonal and Social Relations (DM 509), and Psychological Sciences and Techniques.

Master's Degree in Developmental Psychology: Educational, Social and Clinical Processes and Contexts (DM 509)

Bachelor's Degree in Psychological Sciences and Techniques (DM 270)

Master's Degree in Psychology (DM 270)

Master's Degree in Clinical and Applied Psychology (DM 270).

From 2005/06 to 2007/08

Chair of the training Course "Children in educational contexts: evaluate to observe", University of Parma.

Lines of research

The experience of solitude in childhood and adolescence Psycho-social processes in adolescence Reminiscing and socio-emotional skills in the child Atypical development and psycho-social processes Inclusion and gardening in Early Childhood Education and Care Perception and management of spaces in Early Childhood Education and Care European funded projects: 2017/ 2020 GARDENS to GROW: Urban Horticulture for Innovative and Inclusive Early Childhood Education Progetto Erasmus+ KA2 - Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices KA201-Strategic Partnerships for school education. Partnership: Italia, Spagna, Bulgaria, UK (11 partner) Principal Investigator of the Research Unit of the University of Parma. 2018/ 202 EDUCAS: Space and Educare: Creating child and family friendly learning spaces in ECEC centres Progetto Erasmus+ KA2 - Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices KA201-Strategic Partnerships for school education. Partnership: Italia, Belgio, Lituania (9 partner) Participant of the Research Unit of the University of Parma.

Publications

Orcid

0000-0001-5131-3929

Altro

2010/11
Research and training activities for educators, within the research and intervention project "So-stay in the group of children at the nursery school". The project was funded by Parmainfanzia SpA, under the Convention "Research and training for the qualification of services for children", stipulated by the University of Parma, the Municipality of Parma (Educational Sector), Parmainfanzia SpA, Proges and Parma 0-6. Scientific responsible for the project: Ada Cigala and Paola Corsano.

2011/2012
Research and training activities for educators, within the research and intervention project "Beyond the mirror: Observing the context to plan change". The project was funded by the Municipality of Parma, within the framework of the Agreement between the University of Parma, the Municipality of Parma (educational sector), Parmainfanzia S.p.A., Proges and Parma 0-6. Scientific managers of the project: Ada Cigala and Paola Corsano.

2011/2013
Research and training activities for educators, within the "Observe to signify" research and intervention project. The project was funded by Parmainfanzia S.p.A. and Proges, as part of the "Research and training for the qualification of childcare services" agreement, stipulated by the University of Parma, the Municipality of Parma (Educational Sector), Parmainfanzia S.p.A., Proges and Parma 0-6. Scientific responsible for the project: Ada Cigala and Paola Corsano.

2013/14
Research and training activities for educators, as part of the "Nursery: a space to take care of children and adults" research and intervention project. The project was funded by Parmainfanzia SpA, under the "Research and training for the qualification of childcare services" agreement, stipulated between the University of Parma, the Municipality of Parma (Educational Sector), Parmainfanzia SpA, Proges and Parma 0-6. Scientific managers of the project: Ada Cigala and Paola Corsano

2013 and 2016
Research and training activities for educators, within the research and intervention project "The conflict between children. The intervention of the educator". The project was funded by Parmainfanzia S.p.A. and Proges, as part of the "Research and training for the qualification of childcare services" agreement, stipulated between the University of Parma, the Municipality of Parma (Educational Sector), Parmainfanzia S.p.A., Proges and Parma 0-6. Scientific responsible of the project: Paola Corsano.

2014/15
Research and training activities for educators, as part of the research and intervention project "The self and the other. The experience of children and adults in kindergarten". The project was funded by Parmainfanzia SpA, under the "Research and training for the qualification of childcare services" agreement, stipulated between the University of Parma, the Municipality of Parma (Educational Sector), Parmainfanzia SpA, Proges and Parma 0-6. Scientific managers of the project: Ada Cigala and Paola Corsano

2018/19
Training activities for educators on the topic of educational inclusion and consultancy in the evaluation of questionnaires for the satisfaction of the project, within the "Together works" Project, promoted by EXPLORA - Children's Museum of Rome and ENI.

Contacts

Phone number
034824
Fax number

034812

Office location

Borgo Carissimi 10 Parma

Ground floor