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Course Description

NameChild Protection
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- Explain the child protection process as a whole and the obligations set for work by legislation
- Give reasons for the involvement in child protection process to a child/youth and his or her family
- Plan activities that are in the best interests of the child and support the child’s growth and development in cooperation with the child/youth’s immediate community
- Describe after-care in line with the youth’s needs for independence
- Apply professional work methods to support children, youth and families
Content- Essential legislation governing child protection
- Child protection process
- Client plan
- Support measures of outpatient care
- Foster care, placement and plan for upbringing
- After-care
- Work methods and practices
- Documentation
- Multiprofessional cooperation
RequirementsExercises on work methods, exam, self-assessment.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material
PrerequisitesThe course SSPER Family Work is recommended to be completed before this course.
Other Considerations
ContactPohjolainen Auli


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