The module will focus on strength perspectives, mastering perspectives and solution-oriented perspectives within social work with vulnerable children and marginalized families. It will also take up issues of non-oppressive practices in child protection, skills in dialogue with children and youth and child and youth research.
Field placement is compulsory. Field placement adds an important value for the students; addressing the central question of how ideas on children`s rights, theoretical perspectives and research-based knowledge are operationalized and practiced. Students will have placement within social work agencies addressing refugee- and asylum seeking children and families, children and families affected by domestic violence, prostitution or severe conflicts and crises. The placement will be at the end of the module
The University of Stavanger is situated on Norway’s south-west coast, surrounded by magnificent and diverse landscapes. The charming harbour city of Stavanger ranks as Norway’s fourth largest with approximately 130,000 inhabitants and is known as Norway’s “oil and energy capital”. The Stavanger region is Norway’s most productive area and has been the national hub for innovative industry for several decades, partly owing to the petroleum industry and partly to a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship which existed long before the oil age.More information