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Course Description

Code4 SSVAI7
NameRehalibitation and Supporting the Client
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- Describe the historical development of rehabilitation up today
- Identify the life situations and factors leading to rehabilitation needs among different rehabilitees, groups, families and communities
- Assess the client’s ability to work and function in various environments by using various functionality indicators
- Use proper practices to support rehabilitation
- Describe rehabilitee-oriented rehabilitation processes
- Make a rehabilitee-oriented rehabilitation plan as a member of a multiprofessional team
Content- The history of rehabilitation
- The paradigm of rehabilitation
- Rehabilitation as a multidisciplinary phenomenon
- Development and changes in ability to work and function at various life stages
- Rehabilitation needs assessment as part of multiprofessional team work
- Rehabilitee-oriented rehabilitation process
- The structure and content of a rehabilitation plan
- Multiprofessionalism and rehabilitee orientation in rehabilitation planning
- Rehabilitation, motivation and financial benefits
- Case management
RequirementsParticipation in contact lessons, group work in small groups, assignment on changes in rehabilitation paradigm in various client groups, making and presenting a rehabilitation plan, working-life oriented practices on work methods, a peer-assessment of another student’s rehabilitation plan, self-assessment
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material
Prerequisites120 ECTS credits of compulsory basic and professional studies in the Degree Programme of Social Services
Other Considerations
ContactRatinen Auli


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