This course is taught in Norwegian and an English translation of the course description is not available.
demonstrates broad knowledge of problem solving at the individual level through observation, assessment, exploration of living conditions, goal design, action design and evaluation
demonstrates broad knowledge of coordinated, coherent and knowledge-based habilitation and rehabilitation with the aim of achieving the best possible functional and coping ability, independence and participation
demonstrates broad knowledge of environmental work and environmental therapy as a basis for the social educator's environmental therapeutic work
demonstrates broad knowledge of tasks and issues that actualize environmental therapeutic work, habilitation and rehabilitation
demonstrates knowledge of the concepts of development and change, and how the distinction between them is important for environmental therapeutic work, habilitation and rehabilitation
demonstrates broad knowledge of pedagogical theories, different views of learning and didactic principles
demonstrates knowledge of research methods and principles and concepts for assessing scientific quality
demonstrates knowledge of welfare technology and how welfare technology solutions can be used in the services to support the individual's resources and coping opportunities
is able to update his/her knowledge in line with knowledge-based practice
is able to apply professional knowledge to critically discuss his/her own work process and different models in environmental care work
is able to apply professional knowledge to analyze and assess tasks and issues that actualize environmental therapeutic work, habilitation and rehabilitation
is able to apply relevant methods in mapping and assessment work to identify users' goals and needs as a basis for measures
is able to apply professional knowledge, relevant results from research and development work and scientific methods as a basis for illuminating practical and theoretical issues and making informed choices
is able to master relevant forms of expression to document and disseminate professional knowledge adapted to purpose and target group
is able to apply professional knowledge in the exercise of decision support
is able to apply professional knowledge to assess situations that may become threatening to patients and staff and implement measures to prevent such incidents
demonstrates insight into relevant professional and ethical issues in the environmental therapeutic practice and is able to identify, reflect on and deal with these
is able to plan, implement and evaluate guidance of individuals and groups who are in learning, mastering and changing processes
is able to plan, document and evaluate measures and service design based on users' goals and needs, independently and in collaboration with others, in line with professional guidelines, ethical requirements and guidelines
demonstrates insight into the theories, processes and methods required to offer coordinated, coherent and knowledge-based environmental therapeutic work, habilitation and rehabilitation
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 research and development work and methods for systematic acquisition of user experience and knowledge
Key topics in the course:
mapping and observation
environmental therapeutic work
applied behavioral analysis
cognitive behavioral therapy
power and coercion
the social educator's working model
pedagogy and special education
Teaching and learning methods include simulation, group-based supervision, presentations, multiple-choice tests, seminars, lectures, supervised group work, written work requirements, webcast, skills training and self-study. There is compulsory teaching in the subject. Estimated student workload is 405 hours.See further information in Canvas.
participated in compulsory teaching
approved mandatory written work requirements
See more details in the course brochure on Canvas.
Assessment methods and criteria
A 5-hour individual written school examination. Graded assessment. See Canvas for a more detailed description.
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.