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Course Description

NameFamily Work
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- Analyse and assess risks for the development of a child and adolescent and their social impact on the growth and living conditions of children, youth and families
- Explain the meaning of early support and intervention in preventive child welfare
- Identify needs for support in parenting and evaluation methods of parenting as well as assess needs for early intervention
- Apply practices of early support in different in work environments
Content- Risk factors for the growth and development of a child and an adolescent
- Early recognition and support in child and family services
- Family work environments and family-oriented work methods and practices
- Family dynamics, good enough parenting, evaluation methods of parenting
- Mentalisation, reflective work method in support of parenting
RequirementsExercises on work methods, exam, self-assessment. Personal study and career plan discussion.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material
Other Considerations
ContactPohjolainen Auli


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