Objective: You know how to identify the individual and social factors that hamper the integrity of the customer’s life situation in cases of mental health, substance abuse and crime.
You can support the customer in finding rehabilitation opportunities and perspectives in life situations related to substance abuse, mental health disorders and criminal behavior.
In cooperation with the client, you are in a position to strengthen his or her motivation of change in the life situations related to substance abuse, mental disorders or crime.
You know how to prepare a rehabilitation plan for the client in cases of substance abuse, mental health disorders and criminal activity and support him/her in the social rehabilitation process using various methods.
You know how to utilise the rehabilitative work approach in the work processes of social rehabilitation.
You know how to promote social rehabilitation at a unique and structural level.
Content: The course consists of four main topics.
1. The challenges of the integrity of customer’s life situation.
2. The rehabilitation opportunities in cases of substance abuse, mental health disorders and criminal behavior.
3. The preparation of a social rehabilitation plan and utilizing it in social rehabilitation work with adults
4. The promotion of social rehabilitation at individual and structural level.
Assignments are assessed on a scale of approved/failed.
The course is completed by doing learning assignments. The schedule for completing the tasks is described on the Learn platform. The timetable for each student is individual within the schedule frames of the course.
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The course is implemented virtually on the Learn learning platform. The lectures of the course are recorded.
Golightley, Malcom & Goemans Robert. 2017. Social Work & Mental Health. https://kaakkuri.finna.fi/Record/kaakkuri.223679
Hagan Frank E, Daigle Leah E (2020): Introduction to Criminology. SAGE Publications Inc. London.
Mieli – Mental Health Finland https://mieli.fi/en
The website of the A-Clinic Foundation deals with substance abuse and addiction: https://paihdelinkki.fi/en
Students can start their studies approximately within a week after enrolling on this course. The estimated time for completing this course is two months.