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Germany

Heilpädagoge/in (Germany)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Special needs care worker
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Heilpädagoge/in
    Translation(s):
    Special needs care worker (EN)
    Country:
    Germany
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    None
    National legislation:

    Gesetze der Länder

    Useful link:
    http://www.anerkennung-in-deutschland.de/tools/berater/de/berater/profile/356

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    DSE - Diploma (post-secondary education), including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C,D) , Art. 11 c
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    No
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
    No
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Heilpädagogen und -pädagoginnen erziehen, fördern und unterstützen Menschen jeden Alters, die unter erschwerten Bedingungen und mit Beeinträchtigungen leben, z.B. Kinder, Jugendliche und Erwachsene mit geistiger Behinderung, Sinnes- und Mehrfachbehinderung oder chronischen Erkrankungen sowie Kinder und Jugendliche mit emotionalen und mit Verhaltensstörungen. Durch den Einsatz entsprechender pädagogischer und therapeutischer Maßnahmen fördern sie vorhandene Fähigkeiten und beugen Behinderung und sozialer Ausgrenzung vor.

    Translation(s):

    Teachers for special needs education educate, encourage and support people of all ages who live in impaired circumstances and with disabilities. These include children, young people and young adults with mental, sensory and multiple disabilities or chronic diseases and children and young people exhibiting emotional and behavioural difficulties. They deploy appropriate educational and treatment measures to support existing abilities and to prevent disability and social exclusion.

    (EN)
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