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Development and growth of a young person (5 cr)

Code: YP00DU07-3006

General information


22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022


29.08.2022 - 12.12.2022


5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Civic Activities and Youth Work


  • Hanne Salovaara-Pitkänen

Responsible person

Hanne Salovaara-Pitkänen

Student groups

  • YPMI22SP
    Civic Activities and Youth Work, fulltime studies


You are able to use the basic terminology related to young people's growth, development and education.

You recognize the interaction between the individual and the environment, and the contexts of development in an individual's growth and development.

You are able to identify the different life stages of youth and their characteristics.


What are the basic concepts related to an individual's growth?

How is the interaction between an individual and the environment and the contexts of development in connection with the development and growth of a young person?

What is adolescence like as a phycological stage of life?

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