The Department of Psychology, as an independent structural unit, began functioning in 1989. For more than 20 years, the department has been providing high-quality psychological and pedagogical training for future teachers, and since 2001, teachers of psychology for educational institutions of the Russian Federation.
Since its inception, the department of psychology was headed by remarkable organizers: Doctor of Psychology, Professor A.I. Fukin (1990-1991); Candidate of Psychological Sciences, associate professor V.V. Ovsyannikova (1991-1993); Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor D.S. Yagafarova (1993-1996); Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor F.G. Mukhametzyanova (1996-2003), Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor Panfilov A.N. (2003-2004). Since 2004, the department is headed by Ph.D., associate professor G.M. Ldokova.
All activities of the Department of Psychology are based on a scientifically based concept of improving the psychological training of teachers and educational psychologists in accordance with the modern strategy for the modernization of teacher education.
The Department of Psychology provides professional retraining in the areas of “Psychology of Education”, “Special (defectological) education. Psychological and pedagogical support of education for persons with disabilities ”,“ Social work in the system of social services ”.
Topics of applied methodical research
• Patterns of development of the personal and professional potential of a specialist
• Psychology of personal adaptation
• Development of talent of children and youth