Course - Therapeutic social work with vulnerable children and adolescents - BBV2007
BBV2007 - Therapeutic social work with vulnerable children and adolescents
New from the academic year 2020/2021
Examination arrangement: Oral examination
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The course provides an introduction to environmental therapeutic work aimed at vulnerable children, adolescents and their families. Different types of institutions and measures, different environmental therapeutic approaches, trust and recognition, use of art, digital tools and activities to promote learning, mastering, inclusion and participation, communication with children and young people about painful experiences, change and development work and various aspects of power and asymmetry will be central topics.
The student has:
- knowledge about various environmental therapeutic perspectives and methods
- research-based knowledge about children and young people in child protection and child welfare institutions
- knowledge about the rights of children and young people in home-based care measures
- knowledge about legal and organizational frameworks relevant to environmental therapeutic work
- knowledge about art, culture, digital tools and activities that promote learning, mastering, inclusion and participation for vulnerable children and adolescents in an environmental therapeutic context
The student can:
- explain key theories, perspectives and methods in environmental therapeutic work
-can reflect on professional and ethical issues related to environmental therapeutic work with vulnerable children and adolescents
-can communicate appropriately with vulnerable children and adolescents about neglect, violence and abuse
- has insight into basic concepts and theories related to environmental therapeutic work with children, adolescents and families.
-can show diversity and cultural sensitivity when assessing environmental therapeutic measures aimed at children, adolescents and families
-can create opportunities for children and young people in their situation to work on their change and development.
Learning methods and activities
Lectures, preliminary assignments, learning groups, assignment work, skills training and self-study.
The pedagogy presupposes active presence in all forms of learning.
Parts of the teaching and learning material may be in English.
- Preparation to group work
- Skills training
- Written assignment
Further on evaluation
Compulsory activity: Participation min. 80% in preparatory group work for skills training and in 2 skills training, as well as a written submission based on the given assignment. Compulsory activity must be approved in order to take the exam.
Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Admission to a programme of study is required:
Social Education and Child Welfare Work Programme (HSGBVB)
Recommended previous knowledge
The course builds on the courses from the first year of study and the courses from the autumn semester in the second year of study. The student is expected to have basic knowledge about: children's development and conditions for healthy development, protective factors and risk factors in relation to children's development, the relationship between mental health and neglect, violence and abuse, developmentally supportive care, the child welfare mandate and children and parents rights in the face of the public assistance system.
Required previous knowledge
Students must have passed 60 credits of courses in the 1st and 15 credits in the 2nd year of study in order to take the exam in this course.
The course has study rights requirements. This means that the course is reserved for students admitted to the programme Bachelor in child protection and child welfare at NTNU.
Will be published on Blackboard at the start of the course
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: SPRING 2021
Language of instruction: Norwegian
- Child Welfare
Examination arrangement: Oral examination
- Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
- Spring ORD Oral examination 100/100 E
Room Building Number of candidates
- * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"