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PSY907-G Organisation, Coordination and Co-operation - Mental Health Sevices
On successful completion of the course, students should have:
- developed a history-critical understanding of the establishment and development of mental health services for children, adolescents and adults;
- sound knowledge of how the services are built up and organised today and which plans, political regulations and decisions exist in the field at community, regional and national levels;
- knowledge about legal acts, regulations and other society determined conditions which regulate and rule mental health work related to children, adolescents and adults in all parts of the services.
This course focuses on interdisciplinary and interdepartmental cooperation, and highlights the organisation of the services offered to children and adolescents. The course both imparts knowledge about this area and aims at establishing, continuing and strengthening actual cooperative structures in preferred services.
- For your own good? - historically critical descriptions of the development of services and after school activities for children, adolescents and adults with regard to mental health care
- General conventions, laws and regulations
- Legal basis for use of force and use of force in welfare law
- Individual plan - user-operated services
- Quality assurance and internal control
- Health - and social political regulations - governmental reports, strategic plans and guidelines
- Organisation of communal, regional and national services - a transition from professionally operated to user-operated services
- Volunteer, self-help and user-operated services
- Development of complete, coordinated services - overview of services and examples of service orientation
- Examples of administration of confidentiality clause - a safeguard and a hindrance?
- Interdisciplinary and interdepartmental cooperation - cooperation and responsibility delegation within and between services on various administrative levels
- Cooperation knowledge - areas of expertise and responsibility in various professional groups
- Conflict resolution and mediation traditions
- Profession and person - development of professional identities
- Lectures / conferences
- Group work /seminars
Seminars have a dialogical approach in which students actively participate and are expected to reflect on their own experience. Seminars are compulsory and 80 % certified attendance is required.
- Literature studies and assignments
Attendance requirements must be met in the compulsory parts of instruction.
Please refer to course brochure for details.
A graded 5-day home examination, written in groups
Coordinator Anne Brita Thorød (email@example.com)
The syllabus will be published on the home page of the course when finalised. See link in the upper right hand corner of the page.
Faculty of Health and Sports Sciences