Psychological Service of Early Age



The article regards the tasks and functions of the practical psychologist working with children of early age considering the example of Children Educational Institution № 47 of the central district of Moscow. There are given the analyzed specificity of early age and tasks of psychological service apparent from the former. There are described the basic lines of children's development and the content of psychological and pedagogical work with them. The peculiarities of psychological diagnostics and the forms of the work with parents are specially considered. In the conclusion the main principles of psychologist's work are formulated.

General Information

Keywords: early age, age peculiarities, adaptation to children educational institution, subject activity, speech development, psychological diagnostics, parental competence

Journal rubric: Innovative Models

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Smirnova E.O., Orlova I.A., Nesterova I. Psychological Service of Early Age. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2005. Vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 73–82. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Elena O. Smirnova, Doctor of Psychology, Рrofessor of the Department of Preschool Pedagogics and Psychology of the Faculty of Psychology of Education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

Irina A. Orlova, Postgraduate Student of the Faculty of Psychology of Education, Moscow State Psychological and Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:

Irina Nesterova, Educational Psychologist, Educational and Methodical Center of Games and Toys of MGPPU, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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