Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Free Elective

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is

  • manage the most central concepts and models concerning health promotion and welfare and is aware of goals and line draws within the social and health politics
  • from a multiprofessional view look at different theoretical models for health promotion and welfare

Learning outcomes

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

  • define health and welfare from a health promoting perspective
    -understand the meaning of health promotion and welfare in the society and in working life
  • apply central concepts and models within the area of the profession
  • understand the meaning of a multiprofessional way of working
  • identify and supply health- and welfare researches both at an individual as at a group level

Course contents

  • central concepts concerning health promotion and welfare from the view of different sciences about health, welfare, quality of life, empowerment, supporting environments
  • models and methods about health promotion and welfare
  • Health 2015 and comparison between the goals in different welfare programs
  • the effect of globalisation on health and welfare, equity, ethics and participation in health promotion.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Passed basic studies

Previous course names

none

Additional information

All information in Blackboard Learning System

Recommended or required reading

Literature and the online material.
Ewles L., Simnett J. 2003. Hälsoarbete. Studentlitteratur.ISBN 91-44-03596-9
Lindberg, I. 1999. Välfärdens idéer, globaliseringen, elitismen och välfärdsstatens framtid. Stockholm: Atlas
Madsen, B. 2005. Socialpedagogik. Integration och inklusion i det moderna samhället. Lund: Studentlitteratur
Medin, J. & Alexandersson, K. 2000. Begreppen hälsa och hälsofrämjande – en litteraturstudie. Studentlitteratur, Lund. ISBN
Terveyden edistämisen laatusuositus, Social och hälsovårdsministeriet, julkaisuja 2006:19
Terveyden edistämisen politiikkaohjelma 7.9.2007
Topical research articles
Reference literature:
Andersson S. 2002. Hälsopsykologi En introduktion. Sanitas, Lund. ISBN 91-973605-0-3
Antonovsky A. 2005. Hälsans mysterium. Natur och kultur. ISBN 91-27-11027-3
Aromaa A., Huttunen J., Koskinen S., Teperi J. (toim.) 2005. Suomalaisten terveys. Kustannus Oy Duodecim, Stakes, KTL. ISBN 951-656-073-3
Barth T., Näsholm C. 2006. Motiverande samtal – MI. Att hjälpa en människa till förändring på hennes egna villkor. Studentlitteratur. ISBN 91-44-03030-4
Faresjö T., Åkerlind J (red.). 2005. Kan man vara sjuk och ändå ha hälsan? Studentlitteratur. ISBN 91-44-02797-4
Hyyppä M. 2007. Livskraft ur gemenskap -om socialt kapital och folkhälsa. Studentlitteratur. ISBN 978-91-44-04789-8
Wilcock, A. 2006. An occupational perspective of health. Thorofare: Slack Inc. ISBN: 1-55642-754-9

Wärborg P. 2003. Stress och den nya ohälsan. Natur och kultur. ISBN 91-27-09007-8
Anttonen, A. & Sipilä, J. 2000. Suomalaista sosiaalipolitiikka. Tampere: Vastapaino
Blomqvist, P. 2005. Välfärdsstatens nya ansikte. Demokrati och marknadsreformer inom den offentliga sektorn. Stockholm: Agora
Helne, T. et.al. 2003. Sosiaalien politiikka. Helsinki: WSOY
Karisto, A. Takala, P. & Haapola, I. 1998. Finland i förvandling: levnadsstandardens, livsföringens och socialpolitikens utveckling i Finland. Porvoo-Helsinki–Juva: WSOY
Launonen, L. & Puolimatka, T. 2000. Sosiaalipedagogiikan ihmiskäsitykset ja etiikka. Kuopio: Kuopion yliopisto
Nutbeam, D. 2000. Health literacy as a public health goal: a challenge for contemporary health education and communication strategies into the 21st century. Health Promotion International 15 (3), 259-267.
Oldenburg, B. F., Sallis, J. F., French, M. L. & Owen, N. 1999. Health promotion research and the diffusion and institutionalization of interventions. Health Education Research 14 (1), 121

Study activities

  • Lectures - 5 hours
  • Individual studies - 63 hours
  • Web-based and web-supported studies - 69 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 137 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 132 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 5 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Teacher

  • Kukkonen Göta
  • Onninen Berit
  • Wärnå Carola

Examiner

Wärnå-Furu Carola

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

28.8 kl. 9.00-11.00 Introduktion till breddstudier
28.8 kl. 12.00-13.00 Introduktion till främjande av hälsa och välfärd. (D4110)
9.9 kl. 12.30-13.30 Undervisning i Blackboard Learning system (E365)
30.9 kl 12.30-15.00 Gästföreläsare. PhD Monica Erikson Salutogenes - att främja hälsa genom att fokusera på resurser D4106

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