The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

15 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the students
deepen
their knowledge of mental health, psycholocigal
and
social resources, risk factors and problems in
a life
course perspective, that they can master
central
concepts and methods within the mental area,
and
enlarge their ethical consciousness. The
students
strengthen their professional identity as well
as
their understanding of and prerequisites for
multi-
professional cooperation.Student will have
knowledge of different phases in developmental
and
traumatic crisis and knowledge of disaster
psychology and professional support. Student is
expected to understand application of crisis
interventions in social- and health care. The
aim
is also to provide students with learning
experiences that will both encourage an
understanding of the role of project work as a
mechanism for development.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is
expected to
be able to:

  • identify specific aspects that effect the
    mental
    health
  • reflect upon the significance of family and
    other
    social networks for mental health
    *identify different kind of crisis and
    understand the
    impact and meaning of crisis
  • Apply knowledge about know how to support
    people in
    different kind of
    crisis
  • define and describe different kinds of
    professional support and crisis interventions
  • plan, accomplish and evaluate a project in
    co-
    operation with others

Course contents

  • Mental health, social and psychological
    resources,
    development in a life span perspective
  • The significance of sexuality
  • Creative activity
  • Ethical aspects
    *Traumatic Crisis
    *Different Phases of Crisis
    *Traumatic Crisis and Crisis Intervention
    *Children and Crisis
    *Professional Support

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic studies

Previous course names

none

Recommended or required reading

Buber, M. (1997). Jag och Du. Ludvika: Dualis
Förlag
AB.

Gadamer, H-G. (2003). Den gåtfulla hälsan.
Ludvika:
Dualis Förlag AB.

Jerlang E. (2003 alt. 2008)
Utecklingspsykologiska
teorier. Liber AB. Stckholm.

Launis, K. (1997). Moniammattillisuuden ja
rajojen
ylitykset asiantuntija työssä. In. L.
Kirjonen, P.
Remes & A. Eteläpelto. Muuttuva asiantuntijuus.
Jyväskylä: Koulutuksen tutkimuslaitos, 122-133.

Piippo J. (2008) Trust, autonomy and safety at
integrated network- and family-oriented model
for co-
operation : a qualitative study.
Jyväskylä.fiisn
elektroniskt på urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-39-
3621-1

Brolin, M,Callerberg, P, Westrell, M. 2011-
Krishantering i arbetslivet. Nya perspektiv.
Malmö.
Studentlitteratur.

Dyregrov, A.2002. Katastrofpsykologi.
Lund.Studentlitteratur.

Saari, S. 2000. Kuin salama kirkkaalta
taivaalta -
Kriisit ja niistä selviytyminen,
Helsinki.Otava.

Dyregrov. A. 2007. Sorg hos barn: en
handledning för
vuxna. Lund.Studentlitteratur.

Dyregrov, A. 2010. Barn och trauma. Lund.
Studentlitteratur.

Cleve, E. 2010. En stor och en liten är
borta:kristerapi med en tvåårig
pojke.Stockholm. W&W.

Seikkula J. (1996). Öppna samtal. Från monolog
till
levande dialog i sociala nätverket. Stockholm:
Mareld.

Seikkula J & Arnkil T. (2005) Dialoginen
verkostotyö.
Tammerpaino OY. Tampere.

Whitaker, R. (2002). Mad in America. Bad
Science, Bad
Medicine, and the Enduring
Vygotski, L.S. (1995). Fantasi och kreativitet
i
barndomen. Göteborg: Daidalos.

Litteratur som beskriver projekt arbete.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 52 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 24 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 160 hours
  • Individual studies - 120 hours
  • Seminars - 8 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 364 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 364 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
  • Individuell skriftlig uppgift 21.10.2016

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations: Active participation at
projectwork, seminarium and repport.

Teacher

  • Arell-Sundberg Marina
  • Cederberg Arla
  • Kiukas Carina
  • Piippo Jukka
  • Savolainen Jari
  • Sievers Hannele
  • Söderström Eivor

Examiner

Cederberg Arla

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

31.8- 28.10.2016

Assessment methods

  • 2016-10-19 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2016-10-28 - Reports and productions
  • 2016-10-26 - Other assignments

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