Syllabus/achievement requirements

Obligatory reading:

All obligatory texts are presented on FRONTER


Lassen, Liv. (2000). Psychological Theories of Development Underlying the Counselling Process. Oslo: Unipub. 27 p.


Lassen, Liv. (2005). Five Challenges in Empowering Teachers. In B. H. Johnsen (Ed.). Socio-Emotional Growth and Development of Learning Strategies (pp. 229-247). Oslo: Unipub – Oslo Academic Press. 18 p.


Malloch, Stephen, Shoemark, Helen, Marcs, Rud., Newnham, Carol, Campbell, Paul, Prior, Margot, Coward, Sean & Burnham, Denis. (2012). Music Therapy with Hospitalized Infants – the Art and Science of Communicative Musicality. In Mental Health Journal, Vol. 33(4), 386–399. 13 p.


Preisler, Gunilla M. (1991). Early Patterns of Interaction between Blind Infants and Their Sighted Mothers. In Child: Care, Health and Development, 17, 65-90. 25 p.


Rye, Henning. (2001). Helping Children and Families With Special Needs - A  Resource-Oriented Approach. In B. H. Johnsen &M. D. Skjørten (Eds.). Education – Special Needs Education: An Introduction. Oslo, Unipub.65 p. (Repetition from SNE4130)


Rye, Henning. (2005). The Foundation of an Optimal Psychosocial Development. In B. H. Johnsen (Ed.). Socio-Emotional Growth and Development of Learning Strategies (pp. 215-228). Oslo: Unipub–Oslo Academic Press. 13 p.


Skogen, Kjell. ( 2001). Innovation for Inclusion - An Introduction to the Process of Change. In B. H. Johnsen, & M. D. Skjørten (Eds.). Education – Special Needs Education: An Introduction (pp.325 - 358). Oslo, Unipub. 33 p.


Skogen, Kjell (in press). The Challenges of the School Leader. In B. H. Johnsen (Ed.). Baseline studies towards Inclusion – Ethiopian and International Contributions. 16. p.


Trevarthen, Colwyn. (2001). Intrinsic Motives for companionship in Understanding motives for Companionship in Understanding: Their Origin, Development, and Significance for Mental Health. In Infant Mental Health Journal, Vol. 22(1–2), 95–131. 36 p.


Trevarthen, Colwyn. (2011). What Is It Like to Be a Person Who Knows Nothing? Defining the Active Intersubjective Mind of a Newborn Human Being. In Infant and Child Development. 20: 119–135. 16 p.


Wichmann, Sonia Secher. (2011). Self-Determination Theory: The Importance of Autonomy to Well-Being Across Cultures. In The Journal of Humanistic Counseling. Volume 50, Issue 1. 10  p.


Hundeide, K. (2010). The Essence of Human Care: An Introduction to the ICDP programme. Copyright: ICDP. 115 p. (This publication can be purchased via ICDP)


Introduction to the ICDP Program. Draft.


Additional reading


Gelso, C. & Fretz, B. (2001). Counseling Psychology. Australia: Wadsworth.


Holmberg, J. B. Innovation. An Introduction. Lecturer notes and/or power point programs


Johnsen, B. H. Practising the ICDP Programme in Different Cultures. Lecturer notes (draft) ca. 50 p. and additional power point programmes


Thompson, C. L., Rudolph, L. B. & Henderson, D. A. (2004) Counseling Children. Belmont, California: Thomson.


Additional individually selected reading

Power point presentations, DVD material, group and individual activities

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