Coping conditions, health and functional difficulties
Language of instruction
This course is taught in Norwegian and an English translation of the course description is not available.
demonstrates broad knowledge of coordinated, coherent and knowledge-based habilitation and rehabilitation within work with intoxication, mental health work and mental retardation
demonstrates knowledge of coping and facilitating autonomy, self-help and self-regulation
demonstrates knowledge of public health work, disease prevention and health promotion at individual, group and societal levels
demonstrates broad knowledge of causes and conditions that affect cognition and behavior
demonstrates knowledge of how health failure, illness and disabilities affect physical, cognitive and social functions
demonstrates broad knowledge of people with mental retardation
demonstrates knowledge of symptoms and treatment of the most common mental illnesses
demonstrates knowledge of children and young people and is able to be a practitioner who takes care of their needs for services and can ensure their participation and rights
demonstrates knowledge of how social inequality and social problems such as neglect, violence, abuse, bullying, drug and socio-economic problems affect health, living conditions and quality of life
demonstrates knowledge of how suspicion or knowledge of sexual and other abuse should be handled
is familiar with current patient processes
is able to apply professional knowledge to critically discuss his/her own work process and different models in social care work
is able to apply professional knowledge to analyze and assess tasks and issues that actualize environmental therapeutic work, habilitation and rehabilitation within work with intoxication, mental health work and mental retardation
is able to apply professional knowledge in relation to decision support
is able to apply professional knowledge to implement necessary measures, and / or treatment of social problems or refer further if necessary
is able to apply professional knowledge to promote inclusion, gender equality and participation in all parts of society
is able to apply knowledge to discuss different ways of talking to children about topics such as neglect, violence and abuse
is able to plan targeted collaboration processes with service users, relatives and other service providers
is able to convey key subject material on environmental therapeutic work, habilitation and rehabilitation in writing and orally to contribute to the development of good practice
demonstrates insight into the connections between health, education, work and living conditions
demonstrates insight into quality work, is able to assess the risk of undesirable incidents and is familiar with methods for following this up systematically through quality, notification and non-conformance management systems
Key topics in the course are:
Mental disorders and substance abuse problems
Social and emotional difficulties
Violence and abuse
Preventive and health-promoting work
Social psychology and collaboration
Teaching methods include lectures, supervised group work, presentation, skills training, simulation, work requirements, seminars and self-study. There is compulsory teaching in the course. Estimated student workload is 405 hours.
Participated in compulsory education.
Approved mandatory work requirements.
Assessment methods and criteria
Individual oral examination.Graded assessment.
The person responsible for the course, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.