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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 in need of additional support
  • Systems theory and a bio-psycho-social model for assessment and intervention
  • Risk, prevention, and resilience
  • Inclusion and participation
  • Childhood interventions in an international perspective
  • Theoretical perspectives on interventions
  • Research in childhood
  • Ethics in interventions and research


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 CommunicationLast modified 2016-05-13 08:08:29