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Nature as a part of every day wellbeing

Nature offers many benefits and possibilities for maintaining and enhancing individual's physical and mental health.

Bachelor level Summer School by School of Health and Social Studies focuses on giving the participants an insight to various nature activities and understanding of the positive impacts of nature for individuals physical, emotional and social wellbeing. Course is targeted to students and professionals in different study fields.

Please note that the Summer School course is carried out two times during the summer 2018: May 28 - June 1 and August 13 -17.

Why
participate?

To experience the positive impacts of nature environments and nature connection.

To learn the possibilities how to use Green Wellbeing in the health care and social services sector.

Programme

Take a sneak peak at the programme. The programme with detailed schedule will be published later on.

Monday

  • Orientation to week: Theories and research
  • Evening activities at Ladun Maja Cabin

Tuesday

  • Exploring nature: day in the forest

Wednesday

  • Nature activities indoors: Multi Sensory Stimulation and green care

Thursday

  • Nature activities: Empowerment and relaxation in the city environment
  • Field visits: Elderly home and day care

Friday

  • Presentations
  • Reflection on learnings and feedback
  • Certification ceremony

Administration fee

€ 200/student. Administration fee includes course programme, administration, tutoring and some social activities.

Insurance

JAMK does not provide any insurance. Students coming to JAMK from abroad must take adequate insurance covering:

  • medical
  • liability
  • property
  • accident
  • repatriation in case of accidental death

If you are travelling outside of Finland as well, be sure that your insurance is valid in the countries you are visiting. It would be a good idea to check if your vaccinations are up to date (Tetanus etc.).

Further information

Jylhä Maija

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
HYVI Kuntoutus- ja sosiaaliala, Rehabilitation and Social Studies
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies
+358400989468

Lundahl Raija

Lehtori, Senior Lecturer
HYVI Kuntoutus- ja sosiaaliala, Rehabilitation and Social Studies
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies
+358408337316
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