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Course Description

Code4 SSVAI2
NameSpecial Support for the Child and Empowering Participation of the Child
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- Use the concepts and terminology of special education
- Identify the needs for special support and share his or her own professional observations
- Make a goal-oriented education plan of special support for a child or small group
- Apply methods and practices of educational and social rehabilitation to a group of children
- Develop learning environments to increase the participation of children
ContentNeeds for special support and evaluation, educational and social rehabilitation, needs for special support as a family crisis, integration, inclusion, support measures in day care, basic education, disability work and in child protection, early rehabilitation, multiprofessional cooperation and early intervention
RequirementsParticipation in contact lessons, exam, independent study in a digital environment, reflective assignments, demonstrations, final personal study and career plan discussion
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material
Prerequisites90 ECTS credits of compulsory basic and professional studies in the Degree Programme of Social Services or Health care
Other Considerations
ContactPohjolainen Auli


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