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Crisis Management 7.5 Credits

Second cycle, P7015A
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2017 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
Second cycle
Grade scale
Subject group (SCB)

Entry requirements

Bachelor i Psychology or a Bachelor in Sociology with an additional 60 ECTS units in Psychology.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 20-285 credits

Course Aim
After completing the course the student shall be able to make decisions concerning supporting approaches and methods that can be used in different phases of a crises reaction. The student shall also be albe to decide when an acute crisis phase has developed into a normal phase. The student shall also be able to communicate and cooperate with individuals and organizations in different critical situations.

Analysis of different threats in the environment and the life cycle.
How do people react to different threats?
How should we meet people in different critical situations?
How should we communicate effiently with individuals and organizations?

The course contains lectures, group discussions and a project work to be presented in written format.

Written project work 2.5 hp and individual written examination 5.0 hp.

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration, not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Malin Wass

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2008 Sp 1
Dattilio, F. & Freeman, A. (2000): Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies in Crises Intervention. Guilford Press.
Carll, E.K. (ed.)(2007): Trauma Psychology. Greenwood Publishing Group.
Additional articles.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

0001Written project report2.5U G VG
0002Take-home exam5.0U G VG

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by 13 Dec 2007

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 15 Feb 2017