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Introduction to Interventions in Childhood 15 Credits

The course holds a focus on children in need of additional support. It includes support for children’s development, learning and interaction in everyday life situations in different environments, such as family, preschool/school, hospital, and community. The course is part of an international, interdisciplinary education with lecturers from many different countries.

Course Contents

  • Children's functioning and need of special support
  • Systems theory and a bio-psycho-social model for assessment and intervention
  • Risk, prevention, and resilience
  • Inclusion and participation
  • Theoretical perspectives on interventions
  • Ethical considerations concerning evaluation of interventions in natural environments and children's right to participate in everyday life situations

Prerequisites

The applicant must hold the minimum of a bachelor’s degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) within health and caring sciences, behavioural science, social work, or educational sciences, including independent, theoretical based work- i.e. a thesis or equivalent. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Level of Education: Master A1N
Course code/Ladok code: LIIR25
The course is conducted at: School of Education and Communication

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2019: Aug 19 - Oct 27
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Elaine Mc Hugh
Examiner
Eva Björck
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
29250kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-L9157
Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2019: Aug 19 - Oct 27
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
1
Course coordinator
Elaine Mc Hugh
Examiner
Eva Björck
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
29250kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-12698

Content updated 2019-10-21

Education
Content updated 2015-06-24
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