HVUT8029 - Organization and Coordination of service Provision for Children and Youth


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 3 days

Course content

This course focuses on how the service provision for children and young people is organized at both the municipal, regional and national levels. Students will gain knowledge of interdisciplinary / intradisciplinary and interdisciplinary cooperation with children and adolescents with psycho-social problems. Challenges in coordination of services, children's rights, current legislation and frameworks are central topics.

Learning outcome


  • has in-depth knowledge of the service provision for children and adolescents with psychosocial challenges
  • has in-depth knowledge of children's rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and national laws relating to the conditions of children and adolescents
  • has and can apply knowledge of interdisciplinary, interdepartmental and interdisciplinary cooperation
  • has in-depth knowledge of psychosocial work focus area for vulnerable children and adolescents
  • has in-depth knowledge on the importance of children's and their families' participation in preparation and planning of services


  • can apply relevant legislation that regulates the responsibility for children's upbringing and development
  • be able to analyze and relate critically to theoretical knowledge in interdisciplinary collaboration
  • can use knowledge about children's rights and especially the child's right of self-determination and paricipation
  • has insight and understanding of the organization of the auxiliary apparatus and of the management of the various services

General competence:

  • can provide insight into legislation in the various service provision for children and young people
  • can apply their knowledge and skills to the comprehensive range of services for children and young people

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, group work and self-study.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

Work requirements must be approved for the exam.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Psychosocial Work with Children and Youth (HSVPABU)

Required previous knowledge

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) within a relevant subject area. Direct work with children and young people in at least half position.

Course materials

The syllabus is published in Blackboard at the start of the course

More on the course



Version: A
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Further education, higher degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Social Work


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100





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.

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