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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Inga Landsmane
Study type:Pilna laika
Target audience:Social Welfare and Social Work
Study course description
Branch of science:Sociology
Study course description


To deepen children's social work mental health care knowledge analyzing cases and discussion of social assistance and intervention perspectives for. To promote complex and systematic helping process, biopsyhosocial risk assessment, prevention and psychosocial rehabilitation in social work.


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Learning outcomes


Will obtain knowledge about role of social work in children and adolescent mental health care; child and adolescent mental health and social problems; prevention and treatment options; social care for children and youth with substance and alcohol addiction etc.


Will be able to analyze the intervention plans for children and youth with addiction problems; to develop new comptence in child protection work; will be able to describe children's social residential care.


Will be able to develop competencies in developing intervention plans for children and youth in mental health care, prevention and treatment option and will obtain knowledge and skill about addictions.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Social Work with Children and Youth2Master’sLimited choiceIlze Dreifelde, Inga Landsmane, Ļubova Renemane