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Проекты/курсы

International projects of ISI

  • Arctic change and elderly exclusion: gender perspective;
  • The development of welfare policy in Norway (Northern Norway) and in Russia (North-West Russia) in a socio-cultural perspective
  • Neighbourly Asymmetry: Norway and Russia 1814-2014
  • Child and mother: Russian children's welfare and education in North Norway in the beginning of the 21st century;
  • Barents Encyclopaedia;
  • Futures of Northern Cross-Board Collaboration$
  • Организация и проведение международной конференции “Niet severa, a iest’ severa” в Архангельске (САФУ);
  • BCBU+ project

Course unit title: Care services for elderly persons: Cross cultural context

Course unit code: CSWB3-2

Type of course unit: optional

Level of course unit: advanced

Year: second

Semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered : autumn (August 2012, Summer school)

Credits: 3 ECTS

Name of lecturer(s): Ass.Prof. Elena Golubeva &Prof. Marjaanna Seppanen or Ass.Prof. Elena Golubeva

Learning outcomes of the course unit:

  1. manages the concept of quality of life and its sub arenas among older people, measure methods and tools
  2. knows the structure of care services for elderly people in Finland, EU countries, Russia and structure particularities in Barents region
  3. understands the meaning of cultural differences in organization of care services for the elderly people
  4. manages the quality issues of elderly services, sees connections between quality of life and quality care
  5. knows the role of gerontological social work as a part of services for elderly persons

Mode of delivery: face-to face

Prerequisites and co-requisites: no

Recommended optional programme components: no

Course contents:

The course gives to a student practical and scientific readiness to outline the meaning of services for improving the quality of life of older people. While organizing services are especially emphasized needs caused by national and cultural differences in different countries. Different professions connected with old people are studied especially by asking what their meaning in producing services is. Especially will be considered what are the tasks, values and methods of gerontological social work.

Recommended or required reading

  1. Vaarama M., Pieper R.& Sixmith A.: Care-related quality of life (2008), chapters 4&14
  2. Mollenkopf & Walker: Quality of life in old age. International and multidisciplinary perspective (2007)
  3. Veenhoven R. The Four Qualities of Life / R.Veenhoven// Journal of Happiness Studies.- Springer.- 2000. - N3.- Vol. 1(1), P. 1-39.
  4. Social services for elderly. http://www.stakes.fi/english/publicati/index.html
  5. National Framework for High-Quality Services for Older people (2008). www.stm.fi
  6. Phillips: Care. Key Concepts (2007)
  7. Phillips, Ray & Marshall: Social work with older people (2006)
  8. Stein, C., Moritz Н. WHO—Ageing: A Policy Framework. http://www.who.int/hpr/agcing
  9. Bogers R, Tijhuis M, van Gelder B, Kromhout D. Final report of the HALE Project, Healthy Ageing: a Longitudinal study in Europe.Report 260853003. Bilthoven, Netherlands:RIVM; 2005.
  10. Sustainable social and health development in the Nordic countries www.nom-nos.dk
  11. Walker & Hennessy: Growing Older. Quality of life in older age. Open University Press 2004.
  12. Blackman, Tim Brodhurst, Sally Convery, Janet: Social Care and Social Exclusion : A Comparative Study of Older People's Care in Europe. Palgrave Macmillan 2001.
  13. Borsch-Supan A, Hank K, Jurges H. A New Comprehensive and International View on

Ageing: Introducing the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. European

Journal of Ageing 2005;2(4):245-53.

14. Quality of Life and Management of Living Resources Key Action 6: The ageing population and disabilities. In: MERI-Mapping existing research and identifying knowledge gaps concerning the situation of older women in Europe. Frankfurt am Main: ISIS - Institute fur Soziale Infrastruktur and European Commission; 2004. 76 p.

15. Healthy aging- a challenge for Europe. The Swedish National Institute of Public Health R 2006:29

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Introduction lectures (8 h), seminar (4 hours), individual and group work with comparative analysis of services of elderly people, conceptions of quality of life&care in old age, gerontological policy in Russia and EU and its particularities in Barents region

Assessment methods and criteria: short essays 2-4 pages, active seminar participation, grades A-F.

Language of instruction: English

Work placement(s): no

Course unit title: Quality managment in social work

Course unit code: CSWB3-7

Type of course unit: optional

Level of course unit: advanced

Year: first

Semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered : spring semester (5 period)

Credits: 3 ECTS

Name of lecturer(s): Ass.Prof. Elena Golubeva

Learning outcomes of the course unit:

  1. knows the terminology “quality management”, “standards of services”, “client needs” as the object of measurement and evaluation in the system of social work
  2. knows the system of European Qualification Framework, International organization of standards, , European model of quality management in social services
  3. understands similarities and differences between Russian and European approaches to evaluation of client”s needs in the system of social services
  4. possesses the skills of using quality models in the evaluation of social services in the practical activity

Mode of delivery: face-to face

Prerequisites and co-requisites: no

Recommended optional programme components: no

Course contents:

The course gives to a student practical and scientific readiness to understand the connections between quality of service and quality of life the person; outline the meaning the quality of services in the organization of social work on macro and microlevels. Students get knowledge about general standards, typology and quality management models in European countries using in social wok with different social groups. The students are guided with Russian and foreign strategies of improving quality management, cultural, law and economical factors which influence to it. The students will be able to make evaluation of social services in social institutions.

Recommended or required reading

R.Langen Quality management in Social Work - an ethical challenge// European Journal of Social Education, No. 1, 2001, pp. 61-66.

Vaarama M. Quality management in the resource book for managers Intergraded services for older people Ed. By H.Niels&P.C.Berman. Published by EHMA, 2004 Chapter 13.- P.195-209. www.ehma.org

Developing quality in personal social services: concepts, cases and comments / Evers A. , Haverinen R., Leichsering K., Wistow G (eds)/- Ashgate .- p.10-23, 95-124, 262-271

Gosztonyi G. Thoughts about standardization and quality management /Introducing quality standards in elderly care.-Budapest, 2000. - P.23-25.

Aila‐Leena Matthies The Development of Standards for Social Work and Social Care

Services for Families Extra Report (June 2010) Kokkola University Consortium, Finland p.8-32.

www.familyplatform.eu/

National Framework for High-Quality Services for Older people (2008). www.stm.fi

Markowitsch, J.; K. Luomi-Messerer. 2008: Development and interpretation of descriptors of

the European Qualifications Framework. European Journal of Vocational Training No

42/43.

Vaarama M., Pieper R., Hertto P., Sixsmith A. Keys for quality performance management of the care of older persons in Europe carekeys (2005). www.stakes.fi/carekeys/publications

Payne, C. (1994) Evaluating Quality of Care, London: NSW.

Lyons K.S. Caregivening as a dyadic process: perspectives from caregiver and receiver. / K.S.Lyons, S.H.Zarit, A.G.Sayer, C.J. Whitlanch //Journal of gerontology and psychological Sciences. - 2002. - 57B. - №3. – Р.195-204.

Talyigas C. Standartization of care for the elderly/ Ed. By Gathy V. /Introducing quality standards in elderly care.-Budapest, 2000. - P.6-11.

Centre for Environmental and Social Studies in Ageing (1992) Inside Quality Assurance – the IQA Pack, London: Centre for the Environmental and Social Studies in Ageing: CESSA, Information Design Unit.

C. Evans-Klock “Skills for improved productivity, employment growth and development”

http://www.ilo.org/public/employment/skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Introduction lectures (4 h), seminars and project work on evaluation of social service quality (16 hours)

Assessment methods and criteria: Active participation in lectures and seminars, working out on individual tasks of project work, grades A-F scale

Language of instruction: English

Work placement(s): no

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