The course is included in these curricula and study modules
- Emergency care 2005 - Rehabiliation
- Emergency care 2006 - Rehabiliation
- Occupational therapy 2005 - Rehabilitation
- Occupational therapy 2006 - Rehabilitation
- Physiotherapy 2005 - Rehabilitation
- Physiotherapy 2006 - Rehabilitation
- Human ageing and elderly service 2005 (international students) - Rehabilitation
- Human ageing and elderly service 2005 (native students) - Rehabilitation
- Human ageing and elderly service 2006 (native students) - Rehabilitation
- Human ageing and elderly service 2006 (international students) - Rehabilitation
- Social services 2005 - Rehabilitation
- Social services 2006 - Rehabilitation
- Nursing 2005 (nursing) - Rehabilitation
- Nursing 2006 (nursing) - Rehabilitation
Type of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
The aim of the course is that the student increases knowledge and awareness about different forms of rehabilitation. Student increases his knowledge about the purpose and meaning of rehabilitation from different perspectives and after the course student has knowledge about different actors involved in rehabilitation. Student is also able to use different kinds of eveidence when planning rehabilitation for individuals and groups.
After the course the student has
- knowledge about the role and responsibility of the community regarding rehabilitation.
- knowledge about the role NGO organisations has as a resource in rehabilitation
-has deeper knowledge about different rehabilitation forms as a base for their practical work.
- knowledge about importance of working evidence based in rehabilitation as a way to guarantee the best possible rehabilitation for individuals and groups.
- understands the individual person's experiences regarding rehabilitation and disability.
-can clarify his own professional role in the rehabilitation process and can use his professional knowledge in multiprofessional work.
- is able to participate in multiprofessional project work.
- Individual meaning and experience of a disability
- Multiprofessional perspective on rehabilitation
- NGO organisations and rehabilitation.
- Evidence Based practive
- Introduction to project work
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Basic courses in the student's own professional area.
Compulsory presence at supervision, group-work and seminars.
Recommended or required reading
Barnes, C., Mercer, G., Shakespeare, T. 1999. Exploring disability: a sociological introduction. Cambridge: Polity Press.
Beisser, A. 1990. Flying without wings: personal reflections on loss, disability and healing. New York: Bantam.
Boström, K. 2005. Living with deteriorating and hereditary disease : experiences over ten years of persons with muscular dystrophy and their next of kin. Örebro: Örebro universitet.
Brown, I., Brown, R. 2003. Quality of life and disability: an approach for community practitioners. London : Jessica Kingsley.
Hick, C. 1999. Research methods for clinical therapists : applied project design and analysis. Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone
Lewis, J. 2001. Project planning, scheduling & control - a hands-on guide to bringing projects in on time and on budget. New York : McGraw-Hill.
Lillrank, A. 1998. Living one day at a time: parental dilemmas of managing the experience and the care of childhood cancer. STAKES.
Loijas, S., Merentie, A. 1995. Towards a society for all: an action programme on disability policy. Helsingfors : Ministry of Social Affairs and Health: National Council on Disability.
Mattingly, C. 1998. Healing dramas and clinical plots : the narrative structure of experience. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Oliver, M. 1996. Understanding disability: from theory to practice. Basingstoke: Macmillan.
Refshauge, K., Ada, L., Ellis, E. (ed). Science-based rehabilitation: theories into practice Edinburgh: Butterworth-Heinemann.
Strandberg, T. 2006. Vuxna med förvärvad traumatisk hjärnskada - omställningsprocesser och konsekvenser i vardagslivet: en studie av femton personers upplevelser och erfarenheter av att leva med förvärvad traumatisk hjärnskada. Örebro : Örebro Universitetsbibliotek.
Söderlund, M. 2004. Som drabbad av en orkan : anhörigas tillvaro när en närstående drabbas av demens. Åbo : Åbo Akademis förlag Pargas.
Teittinen, A. 2000. Miten tutkia vammaisuutta yhteiskunnallisena kysymyksenä. Jyväskylä: Jyväskylän yliopisto.
- Lectures - 20 hours
- Excursions and demonstrations - 20 hours
- Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 30 hours
- Project work and productions - 30 hours
- Individual studies - 30 hours
- Total workload of the course: 130 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 60 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 70 hours
Mode of Delivery
Participation in tuition
Reports and productions
Attendance at compulsory parts of the course: seminars, groupwork and supervision.
Passed in examination of project plan.
- Arola Annikki
- Kokko Anne
- Nordlund-Spiby Rut
- Sundell Solveig
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
Until date 2010-01-31
The timetable of the course
10.15-11.00 Introduction to course. Presentation of course content and working methods. COMPULSORY PRECENCE
12.00-13.00: Lectures: What is project work? Anne Kokko
13.15- 14.30: Presentation of projects
14.45-16.00: Individual work: literature about project work
08.30-12.00: Individual work: literature about project work
13-15-15.00:Lectures: Rehabilitation as a frame of reference. Annikki Arola
09.15- 11.00:Evidence Based practice. Anne Kokko
12.00-15.00: Individual perspective on rehabilitation. Anne Kokko and Solveig Sundell
08.30-12.00: Group work with project planning.
09.15-11.00:Group work with project planning.
12.00-13.30:Lectures Multiprofessional work in rehabilitation. Annikki Arola
14.00-16.00:Group work with project planning
08.30-12.00: Team meeting whole group.
13.00-15.00:Group work with writing project plan
2009-10-12 - Reports and productions