Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The course aims to provide the student with an understanding of how neuropsychological, psychical and sociological factors affect daily living

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes Student is expected to: - have knowledge of the most common neuropsychological impairments and understand how these impairments affect daily living - be able to explain the concept of health, culture, quality of life, life balance and the salutogenic perspective - be able to explain the concept of mental health

Course contents

Health and society in a occupational therapy perspective

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Psychological development and learning

Additional information

Participation in seminar is compulsory. Teachers involved in the course are: Annikki Arola and Denice Haldin.

Recommended or required reading

Examination based on following literature: Antonovsky, A. 2005. Hälsans mysterium. Natur & Kultur. Matuska, K., Christiansen, C. (2009) Life balance : multidisciplinary theories and research Thorofare, NJ : SLACK Inc Scaffa, M.E. et al. 2010. Occupational therapy in the promotion of Health and wellness. USA: F.A. Davis Company, chap. 5, 6, 7, 17 Stirling, J. 2002. Neuropsykologi - en introduktion. Lund: Studentlitteratur Cullberg, J. 2006. Kris och utveckling. Stockholm: Natur och Kultur Lindström, B & Eriksson, M. 2010. The Hitchhikers guide to salutogenesis. Folkhälsan research center. Research report 2010:2 Anglöw & Jonsson. 2000. Introduktion till socialpsykologi. Studentlitteratur Carleheden, M et al. 2007. Social interaktion: förutsättningar och former. Liber Giddens, A. 1998. Sociologi. Studentlittertur Hanson, A. 2004. Hälsopromotion i arbetslivet. Malmö: Studentlitteratur Jones, D. & al.(ed.)2003. Sociology and Occupational therapy. An integrated approach. Churchill Livingstone Leneer & al. 2005. Arbetsgruppens psykologi. Natur och kultur Svedberg, L. 2003. Gruppsykologi; om grupper, organisationer och ledarskap. Lund: Studentlitteratur Seagal, S. & Horne, D. 2004. Boken om Human Dynamics. Stockholm: Runa förlag Eysenck, M. (red.) 2000. Psykologi. Ett integrerat perspektiv. Lund: Studentlitteratur Takala, M & Kontu, E. (toim.) 2006. Näkökulmia näkövammaisten opetukseen. Juva: PS-kustannus. Määttä, P., Lehto, E.,. Hasan, M., Parkas, R. (toim.)2005. Lapsi kuulolla. Opas kuulovammaisen lapsen opettajille ja kasvattajille. Keuruu: PS-kustannnus. Nurmi, L & Pesonen, K. (toim.) 2006. Elämää Touretten oireyhtymän kanssa. Juva: PS-kustannus. Myllykoski, A., Melamies, M., Kangas, S. 2004. Itsenäistyvä nuori ja AD/HD. Juva: PS-kustannus. Kadesjö, B. 2001. Barn med koncentrationssvårigheter. Stockholm: Liber Kerola, K & al. 2009. Autismin kirjo ja kuntoutus. PS-kustannus

Study activities

  • Lectures - 33 hours
  • Small-group work - 15 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 25 hours
  • Individual studies - 56 hours
  • - 4 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Demonstrations and proficiency exams

Assessment requirements

Examination through oral exam, assessment scale: assessment scale: 1-5.

Teacher

  • Arola Annikki
  • Haldin Denice

Examiner

Haldin Denice

Home page of the course

http://elearning.arcada.fi/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2011-03-19

The timetable of the course

Kursen inleds med introduktion den 26.10.11 och avslutas med examinations seminatium den 8.12.11.

Assessment methods

2011-12-08 - Demonstrations and presentations

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