Professional studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

In this study unit we will focus on the following
Professional competencies:
Competence in client work
Ethical competence in social services
General competencies:
Learning and Career-oriented Competencies

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes
Once you have completed the study unit you will
have? (mention knowledge, skill, attitude)

You identify risk and protection factors that
affect the child's growth and development as well
as the family's well-being and can assess the need
for early support in cooperation with the family.

You can describe the service system and support
for children and families in accordance with the
Social Welfare Act.

You can present social management and social
pedagogical approach in work with children and

You can explain the importance of cross-border and
interprofessional cooperation in the framework of
early support for families and children.


You have good interaction skills with the child,
family and with different cooperation partners.

You have the ability to supervise and support
children and families, considering diversity and
diversity of the families.

You promote participation of children and families
in order to support their agency.

Course contents

Law of Social Welfare

Early support and services in accordance with the
Social Care Act => Social guidance for families
with children. (counseling, support and guidance,
support parenting, different ways of working,
group methods),


familywork, social work

The bachelor of social science in early childhood

Functional methods (parenting rolemap ...)

Principles of attitude and culture of activity:
early, low threshold, cooperation

Children?s Rights


Third sector

Study activities

  • Lectures - 0 hours
  • Practical exercises - 0 hours
  • Small-group work - 0 hours
  • Individual studies - 0 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams

Assessment requirements

​Approved tutorials (knowledge, skills, attitude)
Individual PBL-reports
Theme assessment
Approved demonstration of knowledge, skills and
Written exam (1-5)
Validation of knowledge, skills and attitude


  • Edgren Eva
  • Söderström Eivor


Edgren Eva

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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