Institute for Psychology and Educational Sciences
The Institute was established in 1960 as an educational-research center, and since 1960 it has made valuable contributions in creating and extending new knowledge and applied work in psychology and educational sciences.
1.Administering intelligence, personality, and occupational interest tests as well as personal interviews for prospective firefighting employees.
2. A research project on planning and educating with the aim of increasing the quality of work done by instructors, teachers, directors, students, and parents in the Imam Hossein Educational Organization affiliated to the Khuzestan Steel Company.
3.Standardizing the extended questionnaire for the exact evaluation of the self identity of first to third grade high school students in Tehran.
4.Providing psychological and social support to students from earthquake stricken areas in Lorestan Province.
5. Holding a psychology teaching course for Iranian Navy officers.
The Institute collaborates with ministries and organizations including the ministries of Education and Labor and Social Affairs, the Islamic republic of Iran Navy, and the Islamic Revolution Shahid Foundation, and assists them in carrying out research projects and holding workshops and educational courses.
It helps to extend foundational and practical research, to improve teaching and research in different branches of psychology and educational sciences. It also assists the departments of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, and other scientific organizations.
1.Psychological Assessment Laboratory: The specialized laboratory for psychological assessment has been established to collect well-known psychological tests and compile new ones. So far, some 450 tests and various devices for psychological assessments have been collected.
2.Library: The specialized library of the Institute owns 14,500 books in English, French, and German, 12,000 in Persian, and 115 in Arabic, as well as 200 journals in French, Arabic, English, and German, and 40 in Persian.
3.Clinic for Counseling and Psychological Services:
The main activities of this unit are:
1.Health center services including admission, evaluation and assessment of individual interviews, occupational guidance and counseling, and therapy.
2.Educational activities such as offering courses on individual interviews and psychoanalytical theories.
3.Research activities such as compiling educational materials, scientific papers, and translating books related to the field of clinical psychology.