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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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STYIA2A Life Course, Health and Social Work 5 ECTS
Organised by
Social Work/ISSS

Learning outcomes

The student becomes familiar with the theoretical concepts of life course, well-being and health from the point of view of social work and other human service practices.


The literature gives an insight into human
development across the life course and the role and requirements of social work, particularly
in the interprofessional context of practice.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Examination taken as electronic exam.


Numeric 1-5.

Recommended year of study

1. year autumn

Study materials

1. Heinonen & Metteri (eds) Social Work in Health and Mental Health: Issues, Developments and Actions. Toronto: Canadian Scholars`Press 2005.

3. Hockey & Allison; Social Identities across the Life Course. Hampshire and New York: Palgrave MacMillan 2003.

3. Crawford & Walker; Social Work and Human Development. Exeter: Learning Matters Ltd 2007 (second edition).


Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Social Work (Social Work/ISSS)
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