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 the focus lies on the following
Competence in client work
Ethical competence in social services
Learning and Career-oriented Competencies

Learning outcomes


You can analyze children´s, youths´ and families´
vulnerability in society.

You can present central legislation and regulatory
documents which regulate the child protection work
and you show insight in the working processes in
child protection work.

You can explain the purpose and content with care
outside the home from a social pedagogical
approach and quality recommendations.

You can describe the meaning of systemic work and
how to apply different working methods in child
protection work.


You can together with your colleague and client
assess the need of service, plan supportive
measures and document during all phases of the
client process.

You can in a participative way supervise children
and young people, and co-operate with the child´s
family and network together with other
professionals in care outside the home


You can in a critical way relate to your own
activities and you see your role in the
interprofessional work.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 15 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Individual studies - 110 hours
  • - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Approved tutorial for knowledge, skills and
Individual PBL-reports
Workshop/Theme assessment
Written exam (1-5)
Validation of knowledge, skills and attitude


  • Edgren Eva
  • Cederberg Arla
  • Söderström Eivor


Söderström Eivor

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

Studieenheten går två gånger under året 2023-2024. I
P 3 för SOC2021 och period 2 för SOC2022.

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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