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Child Welfare (10 cr)

Code: R0365-3025

General information


29.11.2021 - 05.12.2021


18.01.2022 - 24.04.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

10 op

Virtual proportion

10 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Korkeakouluyksikkö D, Verkkokampus, sote


Laurea Virtual Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


40 - 60

Degree programmes

  • Laurea täydentävä osaaminen, amk-tutkinto (TOS2), Terveys- ja hyvinvointialat


  • Vuokko Pohjanoksa
  • Anne Pirinen

Teacher in charge

Vuokko Pohjanoksa

Scheduling groups

  • Pienryhmä 1 (Size: 20. Open UAS: 20.)


  • TOS221SY
    Täydentävä osaaminen (amk-tutkinto), S21, Terveys- ja hyvinvointialat

Small groups


The student is able to
- implement the principles and duties laid down in child welfare legislation in their work with children, who live at home or are in the care of social services
- recognise and assess the need for child welfare services
- discern and interpret the child's and the family's need for help at an early stage
- analyse the importance of early stage interaction and attachment in a child's life
- use network-like and resource-centred work methods

Teaching methods

The implementation plan is available in Finnish.

Grading scale


Further information

Please note that the content of study unit T0OOBU62 Child Welfare has partly similar content. Thus, completing both study units is not recommended. In case you choose both study units, the credits may be modified to reflect only new competences gained.