Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to practice communication
and be familiar with the social service system.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected
to be able to
- understand the importance of the communication
- describe what a professional treatment means
within social services
- explain how different producers of social
services understand and take in consideration the
consumer´s need of social service

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Tjersland, O. A., Engen, G. & Jansen, U. (2010).
Allianser. Värderingar, teorier och metoder i
socialt arbete. Studentlitteratur: Lund. Kapitel
7. Kontakt och relationsutveckling

Study activities

  • Lectures - 6 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 3 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 4 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 90 hours
  • Seminars - 3 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 136 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 136 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Demonstrations and proficiency exams

Assessment requirements

Compulsory participation in all of the different
moments of the course.


  • Brantberg Bettina
  • Cederberg Arla
  • Nordlund-Spiby Rut
  • Sigfrids Ingmar


Cederberg Arla

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

2013-12-16 - Demonstrations and presentations

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