RECLAS seminar: Promoting wellbeing through language and communication


1.2.2019 8:30 — 12:00

Location: Seminaarinmaki, Ruusupuisto, RUU C101, Lucina
RECLAS seminar on language, communication and literacy in the context of health care and wellbeing.

Seminar is organized by RECLAS Research Collegium in collaboration with the HYTTI welfare and health researcher network  (JYU) and AILA research network Migrants in working life .


8.30             Opening

8.50             Leena Mikkola: Communication and Wellbeing in Healthcare Organisations

9.10             Laura Asunta: Constituting Agency in Client Jury Meetings in Social Services

9.30             Saara Jäntti: Language and Cultures of Mental Health. Perspectives from Text and Arts-Based Inquiries

9.50             Break (20 min)

10.10           Mari Hankala, Marja Kankaanranta & Rebekah Rousi: Digital literacy in the context of mental health (APEX project)

10.30           Johanna Eronen: Health Literacy among Older People

10.50           Minna Suni, Marja Seilonen & Aija Virtanen: Finnish Language Needs and Skills of International Healthcare Professionals

11.10           Srikant Sarangi: Mapping a Language/Communication Research Agenda Befitting the Contemporary Landscape of Healthcare

11.30           General Discussion (30 min)

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