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Part 1. Physiotherapy of children and the youth 3 ECTS



The student

- understands how growth affects to child´s functioning


Material will be informed at the beginning of the course.


Part 2. Constructors of wellbeing II – family perspective 2 ECTS



The student

- is able to strengthen family well-being in collaboration with social and health care professionals

- enhances multi-cultural competence

- understands and applies multi-professional and “network based” methods in supporting family well-being

- consults and utilizes the expertise of different professions in social and health care in supporting family well-being


Multiprofessional ways to support multicultural families in different life situations, social and health care services for families, multiprofessional orientation to network based methods.

Mode of completion and evaluation

Casework, demonstration, lectures, individual work. Evaluation passed / failed.

Study material

Current material will be informed at the beginning of the course.

Campbell, S., Palisano, R. & Orlin, M. 2012. Physical Therapy for children. St. Louis Missouri: Elsevier.

Salpa, P. 2007: Lapsen liikkumisen kehitys- ensimmäinen ikävuosi. Jyväskylä: Gummerus.

Salpa, P. & Autti-Rämö, I. 2010.Lapsen ensimmäinen vuosi. Kehitys ei etene odotetusti, mitä tehdä? Livonia: Tammi.

Zukunft-Huber, B. 1991. Vauva oppii liikkumaan. Lapsen ensimmäinen vuosi. Jyväskylä: Gummerus.

Autio, T. 1995. Liiku ja leiki. Motorisia perusharjoitteita lapsilla. Jyväskylä: Gummerus.

Zimmer, R. 2011. Psykomotoriikan käsikirja.. Keuruu: Otava.