Extension studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

10 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that 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 different kind of crisis
* understand the impact and meaning of crisis
* know how to support people in different kind of
* define and describe different kinds of
professional support and crisis interventions
* plan, accomplish and evaluate a project in co-
operation with others

Course contents

Different kind of Crisis; Developmental-, Life and
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


Additional information

To be able to pass the course demands 50 %
participation on lectures and compulsory
participation on projectwork.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 28 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 4 hours
  • Small-group work - 14 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 140 hours
  • Individual studies - 80 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 266 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 266 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Approved projectwork.


Cederberg Arla

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

25.8 -29.10.2013

Assessment methods

  • 2013-10-22 - Exams
  • 2013-10-22 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2013-10-31 - Reports and productions

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