Master's Degree in Child and Young People Clinical Psychopatology


The Master in Childhood Emotional Disorders and Legal Psychopathology aims at offering training in the area of emotional disorders and legal and forensic childhood and teen psychology.

It offers theoretical learning about these disorders and practical training geared towards professional practice of psychology.


The main objective of the Master's degree is to offer students up-to-date knowledge in childhood and youth clinical psychology.

It is basically centred on four main themes: Deficiencies and Autism, Legal and Forensic and Legal Psychopathology, Emotional Disorders and Behavioural Disorders.

Other objectives:

- Understand and know how to use terms and criteria for diagnosis applied to psychopathology.

- Understand the main clinical signs and symptoms of mental deficiency, emotional disorders, behavioural disorders and the application of the legal and forensic psychology.

- Know how to undertake a clinical interview

- Know how to carry out an intervention programme

Access requirements

Associate's degree in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Special Education, Speech Therapy, Psychology, Psychopedagogy, Medicine.

Basic knowledge of the three official languages ​​of the program (Catalan, Spanish and English)is required.

Career opportunities

- Work in mental health teams
- Professional practice of Psychology
- School psychologist with Clinical Psychology training


Natàlia Díaz

Phone: 935811166



UAB-specific Master's Degree

18 Edition
Places: 36
Orientation: Academic, Professional
Code: 1782/18
Price: 4800 ¤

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Modality: Onsite
Location: Casa de Convalencència, Hospital de St. Pau. C. Sant Antoni Mª Claret, 171, 08041 Barcelona
Dates: from 04/10/2016 to 17/07/2018
Teaching language:
Spanish (50%), Catalan (40%), English (10%)
Coordinating centres:
Departamento de Psicología Clínica y de la Salud

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