European Perspective on Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities - Inclusive Employment 1.09.2007-31.08.2008

European Perspective on Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities - Inclusive Employment
1.09.2007 - 31.08.2008

The European Council has identified disabled people as one priority cathegory for increased labour market participation. Occuptional therapists have a broad understanding of person, environment and activities as a person- environment interaction which helps people with disabilities and also is useful for other groups of population. The new society demands contribution to the development of knowledge also in social sphere, to prepare occupational therapy professionals for work in new emerging settings, like facilitaing inclusive employment.

The course has been developed in cooperation between ENOTHE network and Erasmus programme. The volume of the course is 15 ECTS:

The main innovative aspects of this course are:

  • Improving Occupational Therapy study programme according to actual societal needs and EU directives (concerning employment);
  • Turning to a bio- phycho- social model in service delivery in Occupational Therapy;
  • Using professional competencies as indicators of project outcomes.

Project coordinator: Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Holland - by the management of Hanneke van Bruggen

Partners:
Tallinn Health College, Estonia
Rousse University "Angel Kunchew", Bulgaria
Riga Stradins University Latvia
Vilnius University,  Lithuania
Hacettepe Ülikool, Türgi
Balmes Ülikooli Fond, Vic, Hispaania
Bournemouthi Ülikool, Ühendatud Kuningriik

THC project team:
Karin Lilienebrg
Mariliis Romandi
Jürgen Mets
Liina Vulla