Course name Domestic Violence
Course date 06.03.2023 - 28.04.2023
Institution Diakonia University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Health and Wellbeing HUB
Teacher Hanna Lamberg
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 21.11.2022 - 13.02.2023
Implementation plan
OPEN UAS Enrolment
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Domestic Violence

06.03.2023 - 28.04.2023

Course description



  • knows general social alignments, strategies, essential legislation and service system related to domestic violence
  • knows the prevalence, manifestation and consequences of domestic violence and understands the dynamics related to the phenomena
  • can identify, face and act in domestic violence work, within the limits of his/her profession
  • understands the relevance of multi-professional co-operation in domestic violence work and can act as a representative of his/her profession at multiprofessional work
  • can utilize the current research results related to domestic violence for development of professional work


  • general social alignments and strategies related to domestic violence
  • essential legislation and service system related to domestic violence
  • the dynamics of the phenomenon domestic violence
  • the prevalence and consequence
  • identifying, facing and supporting victims and perpetrators
  • looking after safety of victims
  • the importance of multiprofessional co-operation
  • professional and critical reflection

Assessment criteria

Hyväksytty-Hylätty / pass-fail

Course way of working and time table

Learning assignments can be done either in English or in Finnish / Oppimistehtävät voi tehdä englannin- tai suomenkielellä.

The elective study module is held as an online course. Course info and orientation lecture are in the beginning of the course and are compulsory. There are two webinars and two supervision sessions during the course. They are voluntary, but participation is strongly recommended.

Online studies. All scheduled sessions are held in Zoom. Attendance to the orientation class is compulsory in order to start the course.

Course info

Computer, internet, headset etc.

Course enrolment info

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