Module 1: Interdisciplinary work and professional communication

Module programme:

10 ECTS-credits

The module's placement:

Interdisciplinary international module at ABSALON, Campus Roskilde. (Tværprofessionelt modul)

Studerende der er indskrevet på den ordinære uddannelse kan tage modulet som 6. etape af uddannelsen.

  • An interdisciplinary international module with students from e.g. Denmark, Europe, North America and Asia studying various areas related to pedagogy, teaching and social work
  • The module is an integrated part of the international program Children at Risk
  • The teaching and working language in this course is English.


During this module, you will learn about interdisciplinary collaboration in teams concerning children and juveniles at risk. You will acquire knowledge about interdisciplinary work, cultures, conflict management, professional approaches and communication. In addition, you will be working with inclusion, risk, resilience and protective factors as well as going on field-visits to different Danish institutions.

Competence goals:

  • You can identify, analyze and reflect on interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral dilemmas and potentials, and reflect on how to engage in, coordinate and lead holistic and inter-collaborative processes.

Learning goals:

  • You have knowledge about and can reflect on collaborative and management approaches in an interdisciplinary perspective.
  • You have knowledge about and can reflect on the coordination of efforts to promote inclusion, well-being and health with other professions based on your own professionalism and focusing on user involvement and holistic action.
  • You have knowledge about different cultural and identity understandings and their importance in professional work.
  • You gain knowledge, understanding and can reflect on theories and methodological approaches, including research and development-based knowledge.

Module evaluation:

The module content, organization and your own learning process are assessed at the end of the module. Your learning outcomes are assessed at the subsequent examination within the area of competence.

Assessment and examination:

The module exam consists as a combination of oral and written group presentation and discussion based upon a group case. Student assessment is individual according to the European standard ECTS grading scale with internal examination.

Practical information


August 17, 2020 - January 22, 2021