Time: 18.9. – 3.12.2023
Place: Online studies
Extent:  5 ECTS credits
Target group: Everyone interested in the topic
Lecturer: Johanna Jussila


Credited in degree at Xamk:Bachelor of Health Care and Social Services
Enrolment by: 3.9.2023
Price: Free of charge

Note that you can enrol for Open UAS studies at the maximum of 50 ECTS credits per semester. One person’s enrolments exceeding 50 ECTS credits are deleted in the enrolment order. Paying attention to this is important when planning your studies.

Please also notice, that Xamk degree students cannot enrol on Open UAS courses.

Learning outcomes:

  • You know how to identify the healthy growth of a child and their growing environment in multi-professional child welfare work.
  • You can evaluate the circumstances and factors requiring change.
  • You can analyze rehabilitative child welfare work on individual, community and structural level.
  • You are able to work effectively and in a rehabilitative way in reciprocal relationships with clients and families, and in groups.

Contents and methods:

  • How do you catch one's interest on the supporting and the good factors in problematic situations?
  • How do you identify the safeguard and risk factors for child?
  • What are the impressive methods of child welfare work?
  • How do you apply promoting methods in child welfare work?

Study material:
Study materials available as e-material on the course platform.

The course covers 5 ECTS credits, totalling 135 hours of student work. The number of hours is theoretical and varies according to student effort.





Transcript of records will be delivered by requestby email in PDF form.

This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.

Additional information on enrolment:
Open University of Applied Sciences office, email: openstudies@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
If you are not able to participate in the course, please let us know as soon as possible by email openstudies@xamk.fi.

Before the course starts, you'll receive an invitation by email to this course.

Please note that there can be changes in the course details in terms of the timetable and teachers, for example.


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