Work and Working Environments in Social Services SX00DL77-3003 18.03.2019-26.05.2019 5 credits(SXH19K1)+-
Learning outcomes of the course
Students will become familiar with the different work environments and work orientations of social services. They will understand the process-like quality of client work and identify the various phases of this process. They will identify the significance of professional development. Students will become familiar with the concept of reflection and understand its importance as a tool for professional development. Students’ team and collaboration skills will be strengthened.
Different work environments in social services. Practices of preventative work and early support, social rehabilitation, constructive work and advocacy. Agency, participation and clientship in social services. Reflection and its significance in social work. Development of professional growth and expertise. Principles of teamwork and acting as a member of work community. Multidisciplinary networking in social services. The Act on the Status and Rights of Social Welfare Clients and the Act on the Openness of Government Activities.
Assessment criteria as the attachment of the curriculum.
The teacher of the study unit informs the assessment criterias in the beginning of the study unit.
Name of lecturer(s)
Mode of delivery
Language of instruction
Tuition in Finnish
18.03.2019 - 26.05.2019
01.12.2018 - 28.02.2019
Unit, in charge
(2016-2018) Social Well-being
Avoin amk: Polku: Sosiaaliala (Size: 0. Open university: 0.)
Minna Lanne-Eriksson, Päivi Eskelinen-Roos, Jouni Piekkari