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Degree Programme in Social Services

Tutkinto:
Sosiaali- ja terveysalan ammattikorkeakoulututkinto

Tutkintonimike:
Sosionomi (AMK)

Laajuus:
210 op


dss 2016
Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

09.10.2023 - 08.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• recognise their own personal creativity and assets as a part of wellbeing and professional identity
• use their own personal creativity and assets in social work and community work
• understand aims and approaches in creative, art-based and action-based methods in social work and community work
• apply creative, art-based and action-based methods in diverse communities
• support people’s social activity

Sisältö

Contents:
• Creativity and assets as part of professional identity
• Creativity and assets in social work and community work
• Aims and approaches of creative, art-based and action-based methods in social work and community work
• Applying creative, art-based and action-based methods in diverse communities
• Social activity

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

08.01.2024 - 03.03.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

TKI-osuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Heini Kapanen
Ryhmät
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• identify strategies in civic action and voluntary work
• apply different models of civic action and participation
• analyse the role of professionals in relation to different actors in civil society
• plan and implement different activities of voluntary work in communities
• recognise practices of power in civic action and voluntary work

Sisältö

Contents:
• Strategies in civic action and voluntary work
• Models in civic action and participation
• Role of professionals in relation to actors in civil society
• Planning and implementation of voluntary work activities in communities
• Practices of power in civic action and voluntary work

Opetusmenetelmät

Lectures
Group work
Panel discussion or interviews with activists and volunteer coordinators

Aika ja paikka

8.1.2024-3.3.2024
Lectures and seminars: Helsinki campus
Guidance session for assignments: Zoom

Oppimateriaalit

Basic reading list for assignments (more reading materials will be provided in the beginning of the study module)

Aiken, M. & Taylor, M. (2019). Civic Action and Volunteering: The Changing Space for Popular Engagement in England. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary & Nonprofit Organizations, 30(1), 15–28.

Borkman, T. (2021). Self-help/mutual aid groups and peer support : A literature review. ProQuest Ebook

Gammage, R. J., & Foster, J. L. (2017). Leadership in community mutual support groups for mental health: A qualitative case study from the leaders’ perspective. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 27(6), 463–475.

Evers, A. & von Essen, J. (2019). Volunteering and Civic Action: Boundaries Blurring, Boundaries Redrawn. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary & Nonprofit Organizations, 30(1-14).

Batsleer, J., Rowley, H., & Lüküslü, D. (Eds.). (2022). Young people, radical democracy and community development. Policy Press.

Chaney, P., & Jones, I. (Eds.). (2022). Civil society in an age of uncertainty : Institutions, governance and existential challenges. Policy Press.

Bell, K., & Reed, M. (2021). The tree of participation: A new model for inclusive decision-making. Community development journal.

Dull, B. D., Hoyt, L. T., Grzanka, P. R., & Zeiders, K. H. (2021). Can White Guilt Motivate Action? The Role of Civic Beliefs. Journal of youth and adolescence, 50(6), 1081-1097.

Eliasoph, N., & Cefaï, D. (2021). Bringing the Civic Landscape into Being: How Varied Patterns of Civic Action Respond to and Create Dilemmas in Empowerment Projects. International journal of politics, culture, and society, 34(2), 217-235.

Igalla, M., Edelenbos, J., & van Meerkerk, I. (2019). Citizens in Action, What Do They Accomplish? A Systematic Literature Review of Citizen Initiatives, Their Main Characteristics, Outcomes, and Factors. Voluntas (Manchester, England), 30(5), 1176-1194.

McCabe, A., & Harris, K. (2021). Theorizing social media and activism: Where is community development? Community development journal, 56(2), 318-337.

McGinnis, E., & Mitra, D. (2022). Civic action and student voice. Education, citizenship and social justice, 17(3), 268-281.

Taylor, M. (2020). Reflections on ‘community organizing for social action’, CDJ Thinkery, July 2019. Community development journal, 55(4), 704-709

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

- Can be agreed with the responsible teacher and Study Guidance Councellor before the study module or during the first week of the study module.

Harjoittelu- ja työelämäyhteistyö

- Work life partners are activist and employees in various organisations in social services and NGOs.

Tenttien ajankohdat ja uusintamahdollisuudet

- No exam

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

1 ECT= 27 hours of students' work load.
5 ECTS= 135 hours of students' work load.

Sisällön jaksotus

Orientation
Lectures
Independent and group work with assignments
Panel discussion or students' presentations in a final seminar

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

- If the student is not able to participate to the study module and complete the assignments in given time frame, there will be an exam on a general exam day. This will be agreed with the responsible teacher.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

- The final written assignment is grade: 1-5/to be resubmitted
- Other assignments: pass/to be resubmitted.

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

25.09.2023 - 01.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• know the relevant international conventions, and national policies and legislation related to child welfare and family work and apply this knowledge in practice
• know and understands different risk factors influencing the growth of children and young people in Finland
• understand the meaning of child welfare for the wellbeing of children and families
• know the main actors and services provided in child welfare, child protection and family work
• know different skills needed in child welfare, child protection and family work
• understand the diversity and challenges of families in current societies
• reflect personal values in relation to diverse families
• understand different definitions, theories and approaches used in family work
• use different empowering and participatory methods with children and families

Sisältö

Contents:
• UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
• Relevant national legislation related to child welfare, child protection and family work
• Risk factors affecting children and families
• Actors and services in child welfare and child protection in Finland
• Diversity of families
• Family work and different theories applied in family work
• Different actors and services in family work
• Empowering and participatory methods used in child welfare, child protection and family work

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

08.01.2024 - 11.02.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
Ryhmät
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• know the stages of developmental and life crises and traumatic stress reactions
• understand the different methods, interventions and approaches in crisis work to support individuals and communities
• recognise actors, practices and services in crisis work
• understand and recognise the importance of self-care methods in dealing with secondary traumatic stress in client work

Sisältö

Contents:
• Stages of developmental and life crises and traumatic stress reactions
• Interventions, methods and approaches in crisis work
• Actors, practices and services in crisis work
• Secondary traumatic stress and self-care in client work

Opetusmenetelmät

The students will be able to:
• know the stages of developmental and life crises and traumatic stress
reactions
• understand the diff erent methods, interventions and approaches in crisis
work to support individuals and communities
• recognise actors, practices and services in crisis work
• understand and recognise the importance of self-care methods in dealing
with secondary traumatic stress in client work

This course is divided into three parts, and it will be completed in the following order:
1. Crisis and crisis interventions (2 cr)
2. Crisis work: services, practices and legislation (2cr)
3. Reflections on professional development and crisis work (1 cr)

In addition to the scheduled lectures, there will also be distance learning sessions. These distance learning sessions will be in zoom and will help students with learning assignments.
Learning assignments includes an infographic, a crisis intervention plan and a seminar presentation.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.

Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible lecturer and/or study guidance counselor two weeks before the beginning of the study module.

In this study module the alternative way of completing the study module consists of submitting a crisis intervention plan that should be submitted by the end of Spring 2023. The details of the crisis intervention plan will be given by the responsible lecturer.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

Orientation, face-to-face lectures, online lectures (1 cr)
Independent learning, learning assignments, seminar (4 cr)
Student´s workload is approximately 26h 40min per credit that is divided between different learning tasks during the study module.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

The study module requires skills to use Diak´s online learning area.
Diak guidelines are followed in AHOT / RPL process.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Assessment of CRI study module is based on Diak´s assessment criteria. The assessment is based on the middle phase learning (semesters 4-6) of Diak assessment criteria.

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

22.04.2024 - 26.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• recognise different concepts, definitions and theories in community work
• recognise the social capacity and assets of the members of communities
• understand the meaning of place in social service and community work
• apply different participatory community work methods in neighbourhood work

Sisältö

Contents:
• Concepts, definitions and theories in community work
• Social capacity and assets of members of communities
• Meaning of place in social service and community work
• Participatory community work methods used in neighbourhood work

Opetusmenetelmät

* Independent studies take place before the first contact lecture.
* Contact teaching week.
* Field visit
* Independent field work in small groups.
* Support sessions during the field work period.
* Seminar days for presenting students' group work.

Oppimateriaalit

Literature and lectures will be available in Diakle..
Literature deals with questions of space and place and participatory methods such as photovoice, walk-along method and participatory mapping.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.
Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible lecturer and/or study guidance counselor by the beginning of the study module.
In this study module the alternative way of completing the study module consists of an exam to be taken on any exam re-take. The literature for the exam will be decided with the teachers.

Harjoittelu- ja työelämäyhteistyö

Students are encouraged to carry out field work in collaboration with the working life.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

* Individual assignments to be resubmitted/pass.
* Field work and written assignment: to be resubmitted-5
* Diak's assessment criteria is followed (Level I, UAS Bachelor’s degrees, initial stage (NQF6))

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

08.01.2024 - 25.02.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand the basics of the life span approach in human development
• understand the emotional, cognitive, moral and social development across the life span
• reflect on cultural factors determining development across the life span
• apply the life-span approach in social and community development work

Sisältö

Contents:
• Life span approach in understanding human development
• Emotional, cognitive, moral and social development across the life span
• Culture and human development
• Life span approach in social work and community work

Opetusmenetelmät

There will be lectures, a final workshop and 2 learning assignments. The learning assignments will be done individually. During the final workshop, the students will be in small groups, where they will have to apply what they have learned from the lectures and the individual assignments. It is important that the students are present during lectures and participate actively in the discussions.

Oppimateriaalit

Required reading materials and other references will be published in the moodlerooms.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Exam during the general exam days.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

Possibility to get RPL/AHOT if equivalent studies and study credits are carried out in a University or University of Applied Sciences.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

1 - 5

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

08.04.2024 - 19.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

4 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

75 % Lähiopetus, 25 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Heini Kapanen
  • Mika Alavaikko
Ryhmät
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand service users’ viewpoints on digital services
• apply professional communication and offer guidance in digital services
• understand ethical principles and the legal framework in digital services
• professionally use social media in social work and community development work
• understand the main developments in digitalisation and welfare technologies

Sisältö

Contents:
• Digital services
• Professional communication in digital services
• Ethical principles and the legal framework in digital services
• Social media in social work and community development work
• Digitalisation and welfare technologies

Opetusmenetelmät

The students will be able to:
• understand service users’ viewpoints on digital services
• apply professional communication and offer guidance in digital services
• understand ethical principles and the legal framework in digital services
• professionally use social media in social work and community development work
• understand the main developments in digitalisation and welfare technologies
Contents:
• Digital services
• Professional communication in digital services
• Ethical principles and the legal framework in digital services
• Social media in social work and community development work
• Digitalisation and welfare technologies
The course consists of
- Online test
- Learning diary
- Project (in small groups)
- Webinars

Oppimateriaalit

To be confirmed in Diakle

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Online test - pass/retake
- Done individually
- 16 multiple choice questions
- You will need 100% correct
- You may use the course materials

Learning diary on topics 1-8

Project in small groups

Webinar

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

14.08.2023 - 08.09.2023

Opintopistemäärä

4 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

75 % Lähiopetus, 25 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Tiia Oldenburg
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different types of disabilities
• understand the relevance of international agreements and Finnish disability policy and legislation including accessibility, inclusion and right to self-determination
• apply available services in work with people with disabilities
• recognise the impact of minority status on wellbeing

Sisältö

Contents:
• Types of disabilities
• Accessibility, inclusion and right to self-determination
• Finnish disability policy and legislation, international agreements
• Service system
• Impact of minority status on wellbeing

Opetusmenetelmät

Study module follows blended learning. The course contains orientation and lectures, independent learning, supervision, written assignment and final workshop.

Attendance to the orientation is a prerequisite to start the course unless agreed otherwise with the responsible teacher before the start of the course.

Lectures and written assignment focus on disability legislation and policy, relevant national and international agreements, key concepts, types of disabilities, theoretical approaches, and work-life practices in the Finnish disability field. Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is introduced.

Aika ja paikka

As in schedule: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/

Oppimateriaalit

Buchanan, R. & Layton, N. (2019). Innovation in Assistive Technology: Voice of the User. MDPI.

Finnish Institute for Health & Welfare: Handbook on Disability Services.

Hästbacka, Elisabeth (2021). Equal participation in society? : Perspectives on the opportunities of persons with disabilities in Finland. Doctoral thesis. Åbo Akademi University. https://www.doria.fi/handle/10024/181975 (chapters 1, 2, 6)

Katsui, H. & Chalken, S. (eds.) (2020). Disability, Globalization and Human rights. Routledge. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=6198514 (pages 1-18)

Ministry of Social Affairs & Health. Disability services, disability policy & legislation.

Watson, Nick, Alan Roulstone & Carol Thomas (eds.) (2018). Routledge handbook of disability studies. https://finna.fi/Record/jykdok.2015040?sid=2953180350

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.

Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible teacher and/or study guidance counselor two weeks before the beginning of the study module the latest.

The alternative way of completing DIS study module is an exam during Diak´s general exam day.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

1 ECTS is equivalent to 27 hours of study.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

The study module requires skills to use Diak´s online learning area. Possibility to get AHOT/RPL as described in Diak´s RPL/AHOT guidelines. No previous studies are required to attend the study module.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Resubmit/ 1-5.
Diak´s Bachelor´s degrees assessment criteria (middle stage) is applied: https://www.diak.fi/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Diak_assessment_principles_2020.pd

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

04.03.2024 - 26.04.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

5 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Kirkolliset tutkinnot

Kampus

Diakin yhteinen toteutus

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 50

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
  • Sosionomi (AMK)
  • Sosionomi (AMK), diakoniatyö
Opettaja
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • Diak
    Diak yhteinen

Tavoitteet

Student
- knows general social alignments, strategies, essential legislation and service system related to domestic violence
- knows the prevalence, manifestation and consequences of domestic violence and understands the dynamics related to the phenomena
- can identify, face and act in domestic violence work, within the limits of his/her profession
- understands the relevance of multi-professional co-operation in domestic violence work and can act as a representative of his/her profession at multiprofessional work
- can utilize the current research results related to domestic violence for development of professional work

Sisältö

- general social alignments and strategies related to domestic violence
- essential legislation and service system related to domestic violence
- the dynamics of the phenomenon domestic violence
- the prevalence and consequence
- identifying, facing and supporting victims and perpetrators
- looking after safety of victims
- the importance of multiprofessional co-operation
- professional and critical reflection

Opetusmenetelmät

Oppimistehtävät voi tehdä suomen- tai englanninkielellä.

Learning assignments can be done either in English or in Finnish.

The elective study module is held as an online course. Course info and orientation lecture are in the beginning of the course and are compulsory. There are two webinars and two supervision sessions during the course. They are voluntary, but participation is strongly recommended.

Learning assignments formulate a consecutive entity in terms of their contents and pedagogicy. Each learning assignment has relevant learning material attached.

Aika ja paikka

As in schedule: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/

Online studies. All scheduled sessions are held in Zoom.
Attendance to the orientation class is compulsory in order to start the course.

Oppimateriaalit

Each assignment has designated learning material that the student gets familiar with.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Not applicable.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

The workload is 27 h per study credit.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Resubmit / pass

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Arviointikriteerit, hyväksytty/hylätty

Diak´s general evaluation criteria is being applied (middle stage).
https://www.diak.fi/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Diak_assessment_principles_2020_BA.pdf

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

11.09.2023 - 15.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

50 % Lähiopetus, 50 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 60

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Juhani Toivanen
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• have sufficient knowledge of features of academic English and a familiarity with the structure of academic text used in essays, articles, reports and other academic publications in general
• critically assess academic English texts in the relevant fields
• produce academic English text in the form of a report, summary and argumentative paper

Sisältö

Contents:
• Level test before the course
• Basics in academic English
• Assessment of academic English texts
• Written assignment
• A brief oral presentation of the written assignment

Opetusmenetelmät

Luennot, keskustelu, "mini-seminaarit", kirjalliset tehtävät.

Aika ja paikka

1. lukukausi.
Kalasatama Campus, Helsinki.

Oppimateriaalit

Opettajan antama materiaali.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Kirjalliset tehtävät ja esitelmä.

Harjoittelu- ja työelämäyhteistyö

--

Tenttien ajankohdat ja uusintamahdollisuudet

Ei tenttiä.

Kansainvälisyys

--

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

54 h.

Sisällön jaksotus

Lähiviikkoina 2x1,5 h.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

--

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Arviointi perustuu palautettuihin tehtäviin.

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

08.01.2024 - 26.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

50 % Lähiopetus, 50 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Juhani Toivanen
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• have an advanced knowledge of academic English especially as used in the thesis work
• understand the formal structure of the thesis
• produce linguistically appropriate academic English text especially in the form of a thesis
• analyse the linguistic aspects of presented idea papers and thesis proposals

Sisältö

Contents:
• Advanced knowledge of academic English
• Formal structure of the thesis
• Production of linguistically appropriate academic English text (thesis idea paper, thesis proposals)
• Analysis of the linguistic aspects of presented idea papers and thesis proposals

Opetusmenetelmät

Luennot, keskustelu, "mini-seminaari", tausta-artikkelit, esitykset.

Aika ja paikka

4. lukukausi.
Helsinki, Kalasatama Campus.

Oppimateriaalit

Opettajan antama materiaali.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Kirjalliset tehtävät ja esitys.

Harjoittelu- ja työelämäyhteistyö

--

Tenttien ajankohdat ja uusintamahdollisuudet

Ei tenttiä.

Kansainvälisyys

--

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

54 h.

Sisällön jaksotus

Kontaktiviikoilla 2x1,5h.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

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Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Arviointi perustuu palautettuihin kirjallisiin tehtäviin.

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

21.08.2023 - 17.11.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Mika Alavaikko
  • Heini Kapanen
Ryhmät
  • A49dss
    A49dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand the types, roles and future prospects of enterprises in the social welfare sector
• know the skills and attitude required for successful entrepreneurship
• assess their own skills to act as an entrepreneur
• develop and assess their own business idea in the social welfare field
• know how to start their own business and manage risks related to start-ups
• know the basics in financing, productizing, pricing and marketing process for building up sustainable business service ideas

Sisältö

Contents:
• Types, roles and future of enterprises in the social welfare sector
• Characteristics and skills of entrepreneurs
• Analysing business opportunities and market research
• Process of business start-up; from business idea to business plan
• Risk management and assessment
• Financing, pricing, productizing and marketing business services

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

09.10.2023 - 03.11.2023

Opintopistemäärä

4 op

Virtuaaliosuus

4 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand the key principles of gerontology and values of work with older people
• understand Finnish ageing policy, legislation, service system and quality recommendations
• know the position and expertise of a Bachelor of Social Services when working with older people
• apply multi-professional work and case management in work with older people

Sisältö

Contents:
• Principles of gerontology and values of work with older people
• Ageing policy, legislation, service system and quality recommendation
• Position and expertise of a Bachelor of Social Services when working with older people
• Multi-professional work and case management

Opetusmenetelmät

EXO study module is an online course including orientation, lectures, supervision, independent studies and a learning assignment.

Attendance to the orientation is a prerequisite to start the course unless agreed otherwise with the responsible teacher.

The aim of the study module is to help you to understand the key values of work with older people. You analyse own values and attitudes in relation to work with older people. You establish an understanding on Finnish ageing policy, legislation and service system. Furthermore, you reflect own professionalism and expertise needed in work with older people as a Bachelor in Social Services. Multi-professional work and case management are introduced.

Aika ja paikka

As in schedul: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.

Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible teacher and/or study guidance counselor two weeks before the beginning of the study module the latest.

The alternative way of completing EXO study module is individual assignment.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

The study module requires skills to use Diak´s online learning area. Possibility to get AHOT/RPL as described in Diak´s RPL/AHOT guidelines. No previous studies are required to attend the study module.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Resubmit/ pass.
Diak´s Bachelor´s degrees assessment criteria (middle stage) is applied: https://www.diak.fi/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Diak_assessment_principles_2020.pdf

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

08.04.2024 - 19.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

3 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus
  • Helsinki
  • Diakin yhteinen toteutus
Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 50

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Mika Alavaikko
Ryhmät
  • Diak
    Diak yhteinen
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand various processes behind global forms of exploitation
• analyse local and global factors affecting exploitative practices
• understand the relevant legislation and policies
• utilize the networks of different actors tackling different forms of exploitation in work with service user groups

Sisältö

Contents:
• Processes behind global forms of exploitation
• Factors affecting exploitative practices
• Legislation and policies
• Networks of actors tackling various forms of exploitation

Opetusmenetelmät

During this online course, students get familiar with different forms of human trafficking as a form of exploitation and the processes behind them. Various types of human trafficking are analysed locally and globally, and relevant legislative and policy frames are introduced. Some networks and service providers are introduced.

Ways of learning: orientation, 3-phase individual assignment, independent studies and supervision.

Orientation and supervision are held in Zoom as in schedule.

Students get access to next assignment once the previous once has been completed. The assignments form an interesting learning entity. Study material is provided for each assignment.

Attendance to the orientation is compulsory in order to start the course. Supervision is voluntary.

Aika ja paikka

As in schedule: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.
Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible teacher and/or study guidance counselor two weeks before the beginning of the study module the latest.
The alternative way of completing EXP study module is individual assignment.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

1 ECTS is equivalent to 27 hours of study.

Sisällön jaksotus

- Orientation
- Supervision
- 1st assignment: Test on understanding exploitation
- 2nd assignment: Case study on human trafficking
- 3rd assignment: Reflective discussion on activism and advocacy work
- Study material is provided for each assignment.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

The study module requires skills to use Diak´s online learning area.
Diak guidelines are followed in AHOT / RPL process.
No previous studies are required.

Lisätiedot

AHOT 5/2021: Voidaan ahotoida vain, jos opiskelijalla on aikaisempi sairaanhoitajan tutkinto tai vastaavilla sairaanhoitajan tutkintoon johtavilla korkeakouluopinnoilla. 

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Each assignment is assessed: Resubmit / pass
Each assignment has own assessment criteria, which are accessible in Diakle.
The assessment is based on the middle phase learning (semesters 4-6) of Diak assessment criteria.
https://www.diak.fi/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Diak_Osaamisen_arviointikriteerit_AMK_EN.pdf

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

11.09.2023 - 12.11.2023

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

3 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Diakin yhteinen toteutus

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 50

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • Diak
    Diak yhteinen

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand various processes behind global forms of exploitation
• analyse local and global factors affecting exploitative practices
• understand the relevant legislation and policies
• utilize the networks of different actors tackling different forms of exploitation in work with service user groups

Sisältö

Contents:
• Processes behind global forms of exploitation
• Factors affecting exploitative practices
• Legislation and policies
• Networks of actors tackling various forms of exploitation

Opetusmenetelmät

During this online course, students get familiar with different forms of human trafficking as a form of exploitation and the processes behind them. Various types of human trafficking are analysed locally and globally, and relevant legislative and policy frames are introduced. Some networks and service providers are introduced.

Ways of learning: orientation, 3-phase individual assignment, independent studies and supervision.

Orientation and supervision are held in Zoom as in schedule.

Students get access to next assignment once the previous once has been completed. The assignments form an interesting learning entity. Study material is provided for each assignment.

Attendance to the orientation is compulsory in order to start the course. Supervision is voluntary.

Aika ja paikka

As in schedule: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.
Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible teacher and/or study guidance counselor two weeks before the beginning of the study module the latest.
The alternative way of completing EXP study module is individual assignment.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

1 ECTS is equivalent to 27 hours of study.

Sisällön jaksotus

- Orientation
- Supervision
- 1st assignment: Test on understanding exploitation
- 2nd assignment: Case study on human trafficking
- 3rd assignment: Reflective discussion on activism and advocacy work
- Study material is provided for each assignment.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

The study module requires skills to use Diak´s online learning area.
Diak guidelines are followed in AHOT / RPL process.
No previous studies are required.

Lisätiedot

AHOT 5/2021: Voidaan ahotoida vain, jos opiskelijalla on aikaisempi sairaanhoitajan tutkinto tai vastaavilla sairaanhoitajan tutkintoon johtavilla korkeakouluopinnoilla. 

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Each assignment is assessed: Resubmit / pass
Each assignment has own assessment criteria, which are accessible in Diakle.
The assessment is based on the middle phase learning (semesters 4-6) of Diak assessment criteria.
https://www.diak.fi/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Diak_Osaamisen_arviointikriteerit_AMK_EN.pdf

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

11.09.2023 - 15.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

67 % Lähiopetus, 33 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Suomi
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 30

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Elina Johansson
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The student will be able to:
• know Finnish language at the skill level A1.1
• know vocabulary and grammar relevant to the skill level A1.1
• understand some familiar everyday expressions if the other person speaks very slowly
• communicate with very basic phrases if the other person is prepared to help

Sisältö

Contents:
• common vocabulary and phrases
• everyday speaking
• noun declension
• verb conjugation
• grammatical cases of genitive and partitive
• questions

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

29.01.2024 - 05.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

50 % Lähiopetus, 50 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Elina Johansson
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The student will be able to:
• know Finnish language at the skill level A1.2
• know vocabulary and grammar relevant to the skill level A1.2
• use language in routine and simple discussions if the other person is prepared to help
• write short and simple messages of familiar topics
• understand some of main points in relatively easy and slow discussions and short texts
• know some vocabulary in Finnish regarding their field of study or work

Sisältö

Contents:
• adjectives and description
• verb types 1–5
• local grammatical cases
• vocabulary relating to living and home

Opetusmenetelmät

Contact teaching and independent exercises

Contents:
expressing time, living, ordinary day, vocabulary relating to placement, work diary exercise during the placement time


adjectives, description, local grammatical cases, verb types 1 – 5, imperative

Oppimateriaalit

Suomen mestari 1 (new edition), chapters 5-6

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Active participation to contact teaching, independent exercises and an exam affect to assessment.

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

14.08.2023 - 01.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

67 % Lähiopetus, 33 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Suomi
Paikat

0 - 30

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Päivi Pässilä
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The student will be able to:
• know Finnish language at the skill level A1.3
• know vocabulary and grammar relevant to skill level A1.3
• use the language in routine and simple discussions
• write longer texts
• understand the main points in short, relatively easy texts
• master the basics of grammar

Sisältö

Contents:
• different word types
• the objective
• uncountable words and the partitive
• ordinal numbers
• Vocabulary relating to travelling and traffic, food and drink, work and different professions

Opetusmenetelmät

The course consists of contact teaching (lectures), group discussions, individual learning assignments and exam.

Oppimateriaalit

Suomen mestari 1 (new edition), chapters 7 – 9, teacher´s materials

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Total work load of the course is 81 h and it divides following ways:

contact teaching: 35 h
individual studies: 22 h
assignments: 21 h
exam: 3 h

Sisällön jaksotus

Contact teaching every week

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

Prerequisites: The minimum entry level for this course is A1.2.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Active participation to contact teaching, independent exercises and an exam affect to assessment.
exam 60 %
assignments 20 %
participation 20 %

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

09.10.2023 - 24.11.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 111

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand basic concepts in personal identity and life-course
• reflect on their own self-biography and that of others
• understand basic concepts of communities
• use observation methods in community work
• work individually and as a member of a team

Sisältö

Contents:
• Life-course and personal identity
• Self-biography
• Basic concepts of communities
• Observation methods in community work
• Individual and teamwork

Opetusmenetelmät

-Contact teaching (campus and online)
-Team work in the field
-Preparing a poster presentation in teams
-Oral presentations of posters in a final seminar

Aika ja paikka

1. WEEK : Contact teaching: lectures
2. WEEK: Distant learning: online discussion based on articles
3. WEEK: Online lectures
4-5 WEEK: Distant learning: group work carried out in the field
6. WEEK: Contact teaching: lecture
7. WEEK: Distant learning: preparing the field work presentation for the seminar
8. WEEK: Contact teaching: Presentations in the final seminar

Oppimateriaalit

Study material will be informed at the beginning of the study module.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative ways of completing the study module should be discussed with the responsible teacher of the module. The module is carried out by groups in the field.

Harjoittelu- ja työelämäyhteistyö

Collaboration with a working life partner need to be agreed with the responsible teacher.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

The course has 5 ECTS. 1 ECT equals 26,6 hours of a student's work. Totally 133 hours.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

Application for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is able to apply only on special criteria. Contact the responsible teacher.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

The assessment criteria for all assignments are: pass or to be resubmitted.
The total grade is: pass.

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

23.10.2023 - 15.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 111

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different definitions of and approaches to social work
• understand the basic history of social work
• understand different approaches to ethics and values in social work
• understand the skills and competences of a Bachelor of Social Services and their relation to professional identity
• understand the relevant legislation
• reflect on the development of professional identity

Sisältö

Contents:
• Definitions of social work
• Different roles of social work in society
• History of social work
• Values and ethics in social work
• Skills and competences of a Bachelor of Social Services
• Relevant legislation
• Different fields of social work
• Development of professional identity

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

21.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

50 % Lähiopetus, 50 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 111

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Markku Hiltunen
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• use different learning methods at Diaconia University of Applied Sciences (Diak)
• access and use student services provided by Diak
• understand different learning environments and contexts
• work as a member of an international study group

Sisältö

Contents:
• Different teaching and learning methods used at Diak
• Student services at Diak
• Different learning environments and contexts
• Team and group work skills in an international study group

Opetusmenetelmät

CONTENTS:
- understand and know the organizational structure, value base and actors at Diak
- the curriculum of the Degree programme in social services
- teaching and learning methods applied at Diak
- virtual study platform MoodleRooms
- information search and databases available at Diak
- personal study plan
- degree regulations and general practicalities related to studies
- services offered by study office, student welfare group and library
- safety regulations at Diak
- studying in an international group of students
- group dynamics and team work skills
ASSIGNMENT:
- participating in all lectures
- assignment given by the information specialist in the library
- participating in tutoring
-There will be an individual written assignment "Myself in a Group". The assignment is carried out jointly with LCO0203B16S Communication Skills (3 ECTS) and ENG1002B16S Academic English 1 (2 ECTS).

Aika ja paikka

Timetable is in the course Diakle

Oppimateriaalit

Literature and reading list will be announced at the beginning of the study module.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

The student will attend the lectures and write an essay about groupwork using guidelines given by teacher.

Harjoittelu- ja työelämäyhteistyö

No research, development and innovation activities (RDI) included in the study module.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

Application for RPL (recognition for previous learning) will not be accepted.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Pass/to be resubmitted

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

28.08.2023 - 06.10.2023

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

67 % Lähiopetus, 33 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 111

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Mirjami Vara
  • Tia Virtanen
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• know the basic text types used during the studies
• communicate orally and in writing in formal and informal situations in an academic context
• give and receive constructive feedback
• operate in different learning environments and use the digital tools required during their studies

Sisältö

Contents
• Verbal and written communication skills
• Presentation skills
• Process writing
• Referencing
• Communication style
• Intercultural communication
• Different digital tools used at Diak

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

18.09.2023 - 27.10.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 111

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different theories of welfare and values of social policy
• understand different welfare regimes and their relation to different social, political and economic structures in a global context
• understand the history of social policy and welfare regimes
• understand future challenges to social policy

Sisältö

Contents:
• Definitions and theories of welfare
• Values underlying social policy
• Impact of social, political and economic structures on everyday life and social policy
• Different welfare regimes
• History and future of social policy and welfare regimes
• Basis of public administration in Finland
• Globalisation and welfare
• European Union and social policy

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

21.08.2023 - 17.11.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Heini Kapanen
  • Mika Alavaikko
Ryhmät
  • A49dss
    A49dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different management and leadership theories and practices
• recognise management strategies applied in organisations in the field of social work and community development work
• analyse organisational theories and their application in social work and community work practice
• understand the importance of welfare at work
• apply leadership approaches and practices at work in different organizations

Sisältö

Contents:
• Management and leadership theory and practice
• Management strategies
• Organisational theories
• Welfare at work

Aika ja paikka

See detailed timetable in MyDiak.

Oppimateriaalit

Arnold, M. (2022). Social work leadership and management: Current approaches and concepts for social and human service organisations. Springer International Publishing AG. Chapter 3 Leadership Research and its application to Social Work Practice and Chapter 4 Transformation of Leadership and Collaboration n Human Service Organisation. P. 33–63.
Macintosh, Robert., O´Gorman, Kevin. (2015) Introducing Management in Global Context. The Global management series. Chapter 1 20th century management thoughts:p.12-19, Chapter 5 Managing people: practice and theory; Chapter 6: Managing change, Chapter 9: Managing quality. Goodfellow Publisher Ltd. E-book.
Shultz, Cecile., van der Walt, Hugo. 2015. Reinventing HR: Strategic and Organisational Relevance of the Human Resources Function. Knowres Publishing. E-book. Chapter 4: Leadership and meaning. Chapter 6: Workplace socialisation.
Sullivan, W. Patrick. 2016. Leadership in social work. Journal of Social Work Education. Supplement. Vol. 52 issue. sup 1. p. S51-S61.

Also, lectures in classa and videos in Diakle.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Reflectve report about given literature using also interview of management and leadership.

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

08.01.2024 - 18.02.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Taina Heino
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand the core concepts and the theories of mental health and wellbeing
• reflect on the current issues in mental health and know the common types of mental health problems
• understand mental health legislation in relation to different mental health services
• understand the different types of mental health services and how to refer service users to mental health services
• understand the different methods and interventions in mental health social work
• use a recovery-oriented, community-based approach in work with people with mental health problems

Sisältö

Contents:
• Concepts, theories and approaches to mental health and wellbeing
• Current issues in mental health and in the treatment of mental health problems
• Mental health services and legislation
• Methods and interventions in mental health social work
• Community based mental health services and mutual support organizations

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

07.08.2023 - 15.09.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Sandra Hagman
Ryhmät
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand core concepts and trends related to global migration
• recognise the concepts and policies in relation to the integration process and analyse its impact on the individual and the society
• apply anti-racist approach in understanding policies, structures and practices on discrimination and racism
• understand the role of human rights as well as international and national legislation and policies in the context of migration

Sisältö

Contents:
• Core concepts related to migration and minority status
• Local and global trends for migration
• Integration policies, practices and trends
• Anti-racist approach in understanding policies, structures and practices on racism and discrimination
• Relevant legislation and migration policies (national, international)

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

04.03.2024 - 28.04.2024

Opintopistemäärä

1 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand relevant labour legislation
• reflect on work life skills and practices in different contexts
• write a CV
• create and update a portfolio

Sisältö

Contents:
• Relevant labour legislation
• Work life skills and practices in different contexts
• CV
• Portfolio

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

04.03.2024 - 28.04.2024

Opintopistemäärä

1 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 200

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Suvi Vierelä
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• apply first aid skills in the social service and community work sector

Sisältö

Contents:
• First aid skills in the social service and community work sector

Oppimateriaalit

First aid “book":
https://www.redcross.ca/crc/documents/comprehensive_guide_for_firstaidcpr_en.pdf

Lisätiedot

RPL is possible with a valid First Aid 1 (EA1) certificate/card, that is valid until the end of the semester when the study module is scheduled.

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

29.01.2024 - 10.03.2024

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

67 % Lähiopetus, 33 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• use basic interviewing skills when working with service users
• apply solution-focused approach with diverse service users
• communicate in challenging situations in client work

Sisältö

Contents:
• Basic professional interviewing skills
• Solution-focused approach
• Communication in challenging situations in client work

Opetusmenetelmät

Independent reading about communication skills and an assignment accompanying it.
Lectures and workshops about communication skills.
Group work: students will conduct role play about professional communication which they will videotape. The videos will be watched and analysed in a seminar.
Attendance to all lectures is compulsory.

Oppimateriaalit

Compulsory reading material (subject to change):
- Corcoran, J. (2011). Helping Skills for Social Work Direct Practice. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. (The chapters to be read are mentioned on Fronter.)
- Seden, J. (2005). Counselling Skills In Social Work Practice. Maidenhead: Open University Press. (The chapters to be read are mentioned on Fronter.)
- Seden, J. (2013) Interviewing and Relationship Skills. In M. Davies (ed.),The Blackwell Companion to Social Work.(355-365). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
- Motivational interviewing video
- Teachers' lecture notes
Additional literature:
- Corcoran, J. (2011).Helping Skills for Social Work Direct Practice. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
- Egan, G. (2010).The Skilled Helper. A Problem-Management and Opprtunity-Development Approach to Helping. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning. Print copies in the library (several editions).
- Hennessey, R. (2011). Relationship skills in social work. London: SAGE.
- Miller. W. R. and Rollnick, S. (2013). Motivational Interviewing. New York: The Guilford Press.
- Seden, J. (2005). Counselling Skills In Social Work Practice. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
- Walsh, T.(2010). Solution-Focused Helper: Ethics and Practice in Health and Social Care.Maidenhead: Open University.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Possibility to get RPL/AHOT if equivalent studies and study credits are carried out in a University or University of Applied Sciences. Possibility to get AHOT/RPLby work experience from direct client work complemented with a reflective essay.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

Attendance to all lectures is compulsory.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

pass/ resubmitted
To pass the student needs to:
* pass the individual assignment
* participate in all lectures and the seminar
* videotape their professional communication

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

07.08.2023 - 15.09.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Jouko Porkka
  • Sandra Hagman
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• reflect on their own personal background and be sensitive to different service users in a diversity context
• develop skills in anti-oppressive practice and human rights-based approach in relation to oppressed individuals, groups and communities
• understand concepts in relation to sexual orientation, gender diversity and gender sensitivity in social work
• understand interfaith dialogue, diversity in religions and spirituality in social work
• familiarise themselves with multicultural competences and intercultural communication in different work settings

Sisältö

Contents:
• Self-reflection in a diversity context
• Anti-oppressive practice and human rights-based approach
• Sexual orientation, gender diversity, gender sensitivity
• Interfaith dialogue, diversity in religions and spirituality in social work
• Multicultural competences and intercultural communication in different work settings

Opetusmenetelmät

Study module follows blended learning including orientation, lectures, independent learning, written assignment, supervision and final workshop.

Attendance to the orientation is compulsory in order to start the course. Attendance to the final workshop is compulsory, whereas supervision and lectures are voluntary.

Learning assignment is a novel analysis, where the student chooses a novel from a preassigned list for the analysis.

Aika ja paikka

As in schedule: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/

Oppimateriaalit

Available in Diakle.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.

Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible teacher and/or study guidance counselor two weeks before the beginning of the study module the latest.

In this study module, the alternative way of completing the course contains an extensive written assignment or participation in a pre-agreed work-life related project or similar.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

1 ECTS is equivalent to 27 hours of study.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

The study module requires skills to use Diak´s online learning area.
Diak guidelines are followed in AHOT / RPL process.
No previous studies are required.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Resubmit / 1-5

The assessment is based on the middle phase learning (semesters 4-6) of Diak assessment criteria: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

04.09.2023 - 29.09.2023

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

67 % Lähiopetus, 33 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• recognise different types of groups in social work and community work
• understand group dynamics
• work effectively in group settings
• plan and implement group activities
• act as a group facilitator

Sisältö

Contents:
• Different types of groups in social work and community work
• Group dynamics
• Dealing with challenging group work situations
• Group facilitation skills

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

05.02.2024 - 19.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

9 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

89 % Lähiopetus, 11 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• know the process of developing and managing projects
• know the project cycle management and different evaluation methods
• write and implement a project plan, monitor the project and report on its progress
• use networks and partnerships in professional practice
• know different national and international funding instruments

Sisältö

Contents:
• Project development and project management
• Project cycle management and evaluation
• Project plan, project implementation, monitoring and reporting
• Networking and partnership working
• Funding instruments

Opetusmenetelmät

- Contact teaching: lectures, workshops and seminars.
- Written assignments during contact teaching and distance learning days.
- The key content of PMI is to plan, implement and evaluate a small scale project in teams of students. The small scale projects will be conducted in collaboration with a working life partner or a Diak's project.
- The main written assignments are a project plan and a project report.
- Seminar presentations of the project's results in the end of the course.
- The project can be part of the thesis work if it is agreed on in advance with the teachers.

Aika ja paikka

- Helsinki campus and online (Zoom)

Oppimateriaalit

- Basu, R. (2013). Managing quality in projects. Burlington, VT: Routledge.
- Dobson, M. S. (2015). Successful project management : How to complete projects on time, on budget, and on target. Place of publication not identified]: AMA Self-Study.
- Hyttinen, Kirsi 2017. Project Management Handbook. Laurea Publications 2017. Laurea University of Applied Sciences.
- Lock, Dennis 2013. Naked Project Management: The Bare Facts. Farnham, Gower.
- Martin, Vivien 2010. Managing Projects in Health and Social Care. London, Routledge.
- Olson, David. Core Concepts of Project Management, Business Expert Press, 2020.
- Posner, Keith, and Mike Applegarth. Project Management, Management Pocketbooks, 2019.
- Spolander, Gary & Martin , Linda 2012. Successful project management in social work and social care: managing resources, assessing risks and measuring outcomes. London, Jessica Kingsley.
- Suarez-Balcazar, Y., & Harper, G. (2004). Empowerment and participatory evaluation of community interventions : Multiple benefits. Florence: Routledge.
- Vanzant, Stern,, Terra. Lean and Agile Project Management : How to Make Any Project Better, Faster, and More Cost Effective, Second Edition, Productivity Press, 2020.

Other relevant literature and lecture material will be given in the beginning and during the study module.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

- An alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.
- Absence from contact teaching will be compensating with written assignments and exams.

- PMI course contains the process of planning, implementing and evaluating a small scale project.
- An alternative way to complete the PMI course needs to be agreed in advance with the responsible teacher and the Study Guidance Councellor latest on 15th January 2024.

Harjoittelu- ja työelämäyhteistyö

The projects are implemented in collaboration with a working life partner or a Diak's project.

Tenttien ajankohdat ja uusintamahdollisuudet

- General exam days in Helsinki campus.
- Exams are agreed with teachers.

Kansainvälisyys

- There can be an international work life partner if it is agreed with the responsible teacher.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

Total credits are 9 credits, 1 ECTS equals with 27 hours of students' work, totally 243 hours/ a student.

Step 1: planning of the project and assignments (3 cr = 81 hrs)
Step 2: implementation of the project and assignments (4 cr = 108 hrs)
Step 3: evaluation of the project and assignments (2 cr = 55 hrs)

Sisällön jaksotus

The PMI teaching will be offered according to the schedule in Mydiak in Tuudo.
- Online sessions in Zoom are offered to support students' project planning and implementation during distance learning days.
- Written assignments will be mainly completed during independent study days.
- Students will work in teams in planning, implementing and evaluating the projects during distance learning days.

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

04.03.2024 - 05.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

6 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Heini Kapanen
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• know how to work in a responsible manner and follow the regulations of the work life
• develop a personal understanding of professional identity
• identify the placement context in the social service system
• improve their spoken and written Finnish skills in practice
• apply their skills in professional communication
• apply the legislation on the status and rights of social welfare clients

Sisältö

Contents:
• Work life regulations
• Professional identity and practice
• Social service system in Finland
• Practicing Finnish in a placement context
• Professional communication
• Client-oriented approach, client's right to good treatment
• Confidentiality, data protection and information security

Opetusmenetelmät

Contents:
Work life regulations
Professional identity and practice
Social services
Practicing Finnish in a placement context
Professional Communication
The 5-week placement will take place in social services, community work, youth work or in the field of early education. The duration of the placement is 7 hours/day and 35 hours/week. The placement places will be provided by teachers. If the students finds a placement place by him-/herself it should be approved by the teacher well in advance.
The main target of the placement is to practice professional communication with service users and if the student is not fluent in Finnish improve his or her Finnish skills.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

The 5-week placement will take place in social services, community work, youth work or in the field of early education. The duration of the placement is 7 hours/day and 35 hours/week. The placement places will be provided by teachers. If the students finds a placement place by him-/herself it should be approved by the teacher well in advance

Sisällön jaksotus

The module consists of introduction to placement + practical placement (6 cr) and a reflective writing task + a reflective workshop (1 cr). The placement is carried out in some social service, youth work or community work organisation
.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

It is possible to apply for RPL if the student has another degree in the field of social and/or health care and if the studies have contained similar placements or if the student has worked in a field as a professional. It is important that the goals of the placement are met when applyong for RPL.

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Hylätty (0)

pass-resubmitted

Ilmoittautumisaika

02.07.2023 - 31.07.2023

Ajoitus

01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

6 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• know how to work in a responsible manner and follow the regulations of the work life
• develop a personal understanding of professional identity
• identify the placement context in the social service system
• improve their spoken and written Finnish skills in practice
• apply their skills in professional communication
• apply the legislation on the status and rights of social welfare clients

Sisältö

Contents:
• Work life regulations
• Professional identity and practice
• Social service system in Finland
• Practicing Finnish in a placement context
• Professional communication
• Client-oriented approach, client's right to good treatment
• Confidentiality, data protection and information security

Opetusmenetelmät

Contents:
Work life regulations
Professional identity and practice
Social services
Practicing Finnish in a placement context
Professional Communication
The 5-week placement will take place in social services, community work, youth work or in the field of early education. The duration of the placement is 7 hours/day and 35 hours/week. The placement places will be provided by teachers. If the students finds a placement place by him-/herself it should be approved by the teacher well in advance.
The main target of the placement is to practice professional communication with service users and if the student is not fluent in Finnish improve his or her Finnish skills.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

The 5-week placement will take place in social services, community work, youth work or in the field of early education. The duration of the placement is 7 hours/day and 35 hours/week. The placement places will be provided by teachers. If the students finds a placement place by him-/herself it should be approved by the teacher well in advance

Sisällön jaksotus

The module consists of introduction to placement + practical placement (6 cr) and a reflective writing task + a reflective workshop (1 cr). The placement is carried out in some social service, youth work or community work organisation
.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

It is possible to apply for RPL if the student has another degree in the field of social and/or health care and if the studies have contained similar placements or if the student has worked in a field as a professional. It is important that the goals of the placement are met when applyong for RPL.

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Hylätty (0)

pass-resubmitted

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

04.03.2024 - 05.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

1 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Heini Kapanen
  • Hanna Lamberg
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Arviointikriteerit, hyväksytty/hylätty

Evaluation; pass- to be resubmitted

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

12.02.2024 - 26.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

16 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• support, guide and empower service users
• apply participatory, social and community work methods with different service users in the placement context
• understand the importance of documentation in client work
• apply relevant legislation in work with service users
• uphold the ethical principles of the social services sector
• understand the value of working in a multi-professional team and the importance of professional networking

Sisältö

Contents:
• Participatory, social and community work methods with diverse service users
• Documentation in client work
• Legislation and ethical principles of the social service sector
• Confidentiality, accessibility, data protection and information security
• Working in a multi-professional team and networking

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

02.07.2023 - 31.07.2023

Ajoitus

01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

16 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• support, guide and empower service users
• apply participatory, social and community work methods with different service users in the placement context
• understand the importance of documentation in client work
• apply relevant legislation in work with service users
• uphold the ethical principles of the social services sector
• understand the value of working in a multi-professional team and the importance of professional networking

Sisältö

Contents:
• Participatory, social and community work methods with diverse service users
• Documentation in client work
• Legislation and ethical principles of the social service sector
• Confidentiality, accessibility, data protection and information security
• Working in a multi-professional team and networking

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

12.02.2024 - 26.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• evaluate and set new aims for their professional development during the placement
• reflect on their professional identity, roles and agency in the social service field
• assess and reflect on their work practices based on professional work in social service field
• understand the ethics of social and community work

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ajoitus

01.01.2024 - 31.07.2024

Opintopistemäärä

16 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Hanna Lamberg

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• apply relevant social sector specific approaches, methods and legislation in a professional manner
• promote equality, inclusive practices and advocacy work
• analyse societal and ethical problems in work settings
• reflect on the different values and possible value conflicts in a work community
• recognize and evaluate possible developmental needs and practices in working life
• apply project management skills (as applicable)

Sisältö

Contents:
• Approaches, methods and legislation in the placement context
• Equality, inclusive practices, advocacy work
• Analysis of societal and ethical problems
• Reflection on possible value conflicts
• Developmental needs in working life
• Project management skills (as applicable)

Opetusmenetelmät

Placement orientation, placement, supervision, reflective workshops, final reflective workshop.

Two online reflective workshops during the placement period. Dates for the reflective workshops are given in the beginning of the placement by supervising teachers.

PRA3 placement can take place in project work or similar in the social services field that does not involve direct client work.

Aika ja paikka

In Finland or abroad.

Oppimateriaalit

As applicable to the placement environment.

Kansainvälisyys

Placement can be done as part of exchange programme.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

PRA3 16 ECTS practical training + PRA3 reflective workshops 2 ECTS is 486 hours in total (1 ECTS = 27 hours of work)

Sisällön jaksotus

Students attend placement orientation prior to the placement. Individual supervision and reflective workshops take place during the placement. Final reflective workshop is in the end of the placement.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Pass-fail

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

11.09.2023 - 15.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

16 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• apply relevant social sector specific approaches, methods and legislation in a professional manner
• promote equality, inclusive practices and advocacy work
• analyse societal and ethical problems in work settings
• reflect on the different values and possible value conflicts in a work community
• recognize and evaluate possible developmental needs and practices in working life
• apply project management skills (as applicable)

Sisältö

Contents:
• Approaches, methods and legislation in the placement context
• Equality, inclusive practices, advocacy work
• Analysis of societal and ethical problems
• Reflection on possible value conflicts
• Developmental needs in working life
• Project management skills (as applicable)

Opetusmenetelmät

Placement orientation, placement, supervision, reflective workshops, final reflective workshop.

Two online reflective workshops during the placement period. Dates for the reflective workshops are given in the beginning of the placement by supervising teachers.

PRA3 placement can take place in project work or similar in the social services field that does not involve direct client work.

Aika ja paikka

In Finland or abroad.

Oppimateriaalit

As applicable to the placement environment.

Kansainvälisyys

Placement can be done as part of exchange programme.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

PRA3 16 ECTS practical training + PRA3 reflective workshops 2 ECTS is 486 hours in total (1 ECTS = 27 hours of work)

Sisällön jaksotus

Students attend placement orientation prior to the placement. Individual supervision and reflective workshops take place during the placement. Final reflective workshop is in the end of the placement.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Pass-fail

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

11.09.2023 - 15.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• critically evaluate their professional development at work
• critically reflect on their professional values and ethics
• recognise the necessary social sector competences required in the field
• reflect on their professional identity, roles and position as a professional in the field

Opetusmenetelmät

Two online reflective workshops during the placement; final reflective workshop at campus in the end of the placement; student´s self-reflection during the placement.

Aika ja paikka

Dates for the reflective workshops are given in the beginning of the placement by supervising teachers. Reflective workshops are held online.

Oppimateriaalit

As relevant for the placement.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Written assignment in case the student is absent from the reflective workshops or final reflective workshop.

Kansainvälisyys

Placement can be done as part of exchange programme

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

2 x 27h

These hours are part of the total placement hours.

Sisällön jaksotus

Students attend placement orientation prior to the placement. Individual online supervision takes place once during the placement, where the student, work-life supervisor and teacher attend. There are two reflective workshops during the placement. Final reflective workshop is in the end of the placement.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Pass-fail

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

08.01.2024 - 18.02.2024

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

3 op

TKI-osuus

3 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 300

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Markku Hiltunen
  • Eveliina Hellas
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• recognise research, development and innovation processes in a working life context
• recognise different research methods and data analysis methods
• understand the thesis process
• understand aims, theoretical concepts, methods and ethics in the thesis process
• write a thesis idea paper

Sisältö

Contents:
• Research, development and innovation process in a working life context
• Research methods and data analysis methods
• Thesis process
• Aims, theoretical concepts, methods and ethics in thesis process
• Thesis idea paper

Opetusmenetelmät

- Orientation lecture
- Online lectures
- Method workshops
- Independent work

Aika ja paikka

08.01.2024 - 18.02.2024
The lectures and workshops will be in Zoom.

Oppimateriaalit

Kivirinta, M., Nylund, M. ,& Vesterinen, O. (Eds.) (2020). Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) : Guide 2.0. (Diak Opetus 8). Diakonia-ammattikorkeakoulu. https://libguides.diak.fi/cbprguide

Other literature will be available in Diakle.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

- There are no alternative options.
- All required assignments need to be completed to complete the study module.

Tenttien ajankohdat ja uusintamahdollisuudet

- Dates and deadlines for tests and exams will be informed in the beginning of study module.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

- The study module includes 3 ECTS. This means 81 hours work for a student (3 x 27 hours).

The study module contains the following assignments:
- Literature search
- Literature assignment
- Research method tests

Sisällön jaksotus

The study module contains:
- Orientation lecture for thesis process in Diak (obligatory).
- Literature search
- Lectures and workshops on research methods (qualitative and quantitative) and research ethics.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

- RES01 (Participatory and Research-Oriented Development 1) study module is the basis for writing a thesis in Diak:
https://www.diak.fi/en/thesis/
- The following lectures require mandatory participation: orientation, literature search, research methods and research ethics and thesis idea paper workshop.
- RES01 need to be completed and passed before the student can continue to RES02: to write a thesis idea paper and a thesis proposal.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

The study module is assessed: pass/ to be resubmitted
To pass RES01 (3 ECTS), the student needs to participate to obligatory lectures and complete all required assignments and tests: - The following lectures require mandatory participation: orientation, literature search, research methods and research ethics and thesis idea paper workshop.

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Arviointikriteerit, hyväksytty/hylätty

RES01: Pass or to be resubmitted

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

14.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Virtuaaliosuus

2 op

TKI-osuus

2 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 50

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Marianne Nylund
Ryhmät
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• apply research, development and innovation processes
• apply different strategies and methods in research, development and innovation
• recognise participatory research approach
• write a thesis plan
• manage and use guidance in the thesis process
• critically reflect on research and other sources of knowledge and justify their decisions

Sisältö

Contents:
• Research, development and innovation processes
• Strategies and methods in research, development and innovation
• Participatory research approach
• Thesis plan
• Management and guidance in thesis process
• Critical reflection on research and other sources of knowledge

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

08.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

TKI-osuus

5 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• apply research, development and innovation methods in a working life context
• implement the thesis with an innovative and reflective approach to social services and the community work setting
• understand the meaning of evaluation and analysis in research, development and innovation processes
• give and receive constructive feedback in the thesis process
• write a thesis manuscript

Sisältö

Contents:
• Research, development and innovation methods in a working life context
• Implementation of a thesis in a social services and community work context
• Evaluation and analysis of research, development and innovation processes
• Constructive feedback in the thesis process
• Thesis manuscript

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

21.08.2023 - 03.11.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

TKI-osuus

5 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 300

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A49dss
    A49dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• evaluate research, development and innovation processes in a professional field
• present and justify the results of their work in the thesis publication seminars
• participate in professional and ethical discussions
• disseminate the results and recommendations of their thesis and communicate their expertise to various stakeholders

Sisältö

Contents:
• Evaluation of research, development and innovation processes
• Presentation and justification of the results of the thesis
• Participation in professional and ethical discussions
• Dissemination of thesis results
• Maturity test

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

14.08.2023 - 29.09.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

3 op

Toteutustapa

40 % Lähiopetus, 60 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different challenges affecting the everyday life of the adult population in Finland
• apply legislation in the field of adult social work
• understand the services, support and benefits available for service users
• empower service users
• use different participatory, socio-pedagogical, community-based work and narrative methods in adult social work

Sisältö

Contents:
• Challenges causing marginalisation e.g. unemployment, homelessness, poverty, loneliness
• Relevant legislation
• Rehabilitative services
• Different participatory, socio-pedagogical, community-based and narrative methods in adult social work

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

28.08.2023 - 13.10.2023

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

3 op

Toteutustapa

40 % Lähiopetus, 60 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 111

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand the structure and administration of the Finnish social security system
• understand the roles of public, private and third sectors in providing and delivering social services and benefits
• understand the relevant legislation on social security

Sisältö

Contents:
• Finnish social security system: services, benefi ts and insurances
• Provision and delivery of social services and benefi ts
• Legislation regarding the Finnish social security system

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

08.01.2024 - 28.01.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

4 op

Toteutustapa

20 % Lähiopetus, 80 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different theories and concepts in substance abuse and addictions
• understand the legislation and policies related to substance abuse and addictions
• understand different services in rehabilitation
• use methods in identifying substance abuse and addictions
• apply work methods and advanced counselling skills in work with people with substance abuse problems

Sisältö

Contents:
• Theories and concepts of substance abuse, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, drugs, addictions, game addiction
• Legislation and services
• Different treatment approaches
• Methods in identifying substance abuse or addiction
• Work methods and advanced counselling skills in work with people with substance abuse and addictions problems

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 17.03.2024

Ajoitus

08.04.2024 - 31.05.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

5 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Tulkkaustutkinnot ja kielet

Kampus

Diakin yhteinen toteutus

Opetuskielet
  • Suomi
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 30

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
  • Degree Programme in Health Care, Nursing
Opettaja
  • Jaana Puurunen
  • Sampo Sivula
Ryhmät
  • Diak
    Diak yhteinen

Tavoitteet

Opiskelija
- osaa suomea perustaidon tasolla A2.2
- ymmärtää selkeää yleiskielistä puhetta ja pääasiat esimerkiksi TV-ohjelmasta, jos puhe käsittelee tuttuja aiheita
- osaa kertoa tutuista asioista ja selviytyy tavallisista arkielämän puhetilanteista
- ymmärtää helposti yksinkertaisia tekstejä
- osaa kirjoittaa lyhyitä tekstejä ja välittää tietoa esim. sähköpostin avulla
- osaa peruskieliopin keskeiset asiat

Sisältö

- menneet ajat ja niiden käyttö
- monikkomuodot
- erilaiset sanatyypit
- objekti ja sen käyttö
- asiointi eri paikoissa (viranomaiset ja kaupat)
- sanastoa liittyen vapaa-aikaan ja harrastuksiin, terveyteen ja sairauteen, matkailuun ja pukeutumiseen, koulutukseen ja työhön sekä tapoihin ja juhliin

Opetusmenetelmät

- kurssi on kokonaan verkossa
- luennot Zoomissa ajalla 18.4.–28.5., noin kaksi luentoa viikossa
- paljon itsenäistä opiskelua ja kotitehtäviä

Esitietovaatimukset: Ennen kurssia suomen kielen osaamisen tulisi olla tasolla A1.3/A2.1.

Aika ja paikka

Kurssi on kokonaan verkossa (luennot Zoomissa).
Luentoja on 18.4.–28.5., noin kaksi luentoa viikossa.

Oppimateriaalit

Sonja Gehring & Sanni Heinzmann: Suomen mestari 2, uudistettu painos 2022 (kappaleet 1–5/6)

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

Kurssi etenee nopeasti ja vaatii paljon itsenäistä opiskelua:
- kurssin laajuus on 5 op eli 135 tuntia työtä
- luento-opetusta on yhteensä n. 27 tuntia (loput 108 tuntia on siis tehtävien tekoa ja muuta itsenäistä opiskelua)

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Arviointiin vaikuttavat aktiivinen osallistuminen opetukseen sekä itsenäiset tehtävät.

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

14.08.2023 - 01.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

1 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Suomi
Paikat

0 - 30

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Juhani Toivanen
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• know how to function orally in sub-areas such as the following: can communicate intelligibly in anticipated situations and participate in simple interactions (Skill level B1)
• know how to function in writing in situations such as the following: can write a simple intelligible text related to his/her own field and use the most common structures (Skill level B1)
• know both the common vocabulary of the language and the basic concepts needed in his/her profession
• know how to depict his/her personal and educational background
• know how to use expressions in everyday discussion
• understand Swedish in written form, write in Swedish, and speak in Swedish in connection with general themes and communication situations in his/her field of work.

Sisältö

Contents:
• Basic grammar
• Speaking, writing, and reading
• General vocabulary, themes, and phrases related to student’s profession

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Ajoitus

14.08.2023 - 01.12.2023

Opintopistemäärä

1 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Suomi
Paikat

0 - 30

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Juhani Toivanen
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• know how to function orally in sub-areas such as the following: can communicate intelligibly in anticipated situations and participate in simple interactions (Skill level B1)
• know how to function in writing in situations such as the following: can write a simple intelligible text related to his/her own field and use the most common structures (Skill level B1)
• know both the common vocabulary of the language and the basic concepts needed in his/her profession
• know how to depict his/her personal and educational background
• know how to use expressions in everyday discussion
• understand Swedish in written form, write in Swedish, and speak in Swedish in connection with general themes and communication situations in his/her field of work.

Sisältö

Contents:
• Basic grammar
• Speaking, writing, and reading
• General vocabulary, themes, and phrases related to student’s profession

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

29.01.2024 - 10.03.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different theories and theoretical approaches used in social work
• understand and recognise the operation of power in social work practice
• understand the need for critical reflection in social work practice
• understand the role of social work in different local and global contexts

Sisältö

Contents:
• Different theories used in social work
• Power in social work practice
• Critical reflection and reflective practice in social work
• Social work in different local and global contexts.

Opetusmenetelmät

Contact teaching
Online teaching
Online supervision
Independent learning (videos and articles + small assignments that support student's learning) in Diakle using a lesson tool
Oral group exam at the end of the module

Aika ja paikka

- The module will consist of few lectures and supervision sessions either on campus or online + individual learning using a lesson tool in Diakle.

Oppimateriaalit

Exam material (materials are subject to change and teachers may decide about different materials due to e.g. availability of the books):
* Lecture notes & videos provided by the teachers (videos support the reading of the books)
* Gray, M., Coates, J. & Yellow Bird, M. (2016). Indigenous Social Work around the World: Towards Culturally Relevant Education and Practice. Ashgate. (Chapters to be read: Introduction, 1, 2, 3, 20, 21)
* Healy, L.M. (2020). International Social Work: Professional Action in an Interdependent World. Oxford University Press. (Chapters to be read: 1-5, 10)
* Langer, C. L., & Lietz, C. (2014). Applying theory to generalist social work practice. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated. (Chapters to be read: 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 12, 14)
* Närhi, K., & Matthies, A.-L. (2018). The ecosocial approach in social work as a framework for structural social work. International Social Work, 61(4), 490–502. https://doi-org.anna.diak.fi/10.1177/0020872816644663

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module consists of a large exam to be taken on a general exam day. This option is available only if the student has a valid reason for not participating in teaching. It must be agreed with the teacher at least two weeks before the beginning of the module.

Possibility to get RPL/AHOT if equivalent studies and study credits are carried out in a University or University of Applied Sciences. Possibility to get AHOT/RPLby work experience from direct client work complemented with a reflective essay where aforementioned literature is used as a source.

Tenttien ajankohdat ja uusintamahdollisuudet

Oral group exam will take place on campus.
If the student is not able to participate in the exam they must take it on campus on any general exam day.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

Introduction to Social Work (ISW) or similar studies required.
Available for students in the open university of applied sciences.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

ressubmitted-5

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Ajoitus

08.01.2024 - 04.02.2024

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

67 % Lähiopetus, 33 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 333

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Sandra Hagman
  • Hanna Lamberg
  • Sami Ritokoski
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different youth cultures
• understand relevant legislation and policies affecting young people
• understand different challenges faced by young people in society
• understand different actors and services in youth work
• understand preventive, outreach and rehabilitative youth work

Sisältö

Contents:
• Youth cultures
• Relevant legislation and policies affecting young people
• Challenges faced by young people
• Actors and services in youth work
• Preventive, outreach and rehabilitative youth

Opetusmenetelmät

Study module starts with an orientation. Attendance to the orientation is compulsory in order to start the course. A student who has not started the course according to the course delivery plan and has not made a separate arrangement with the course lecturer can be removed from the course participant list seven days after the start of the course (Diak Degree Regulations 15 §).

Students complete a learning assignment that includes a field visit or an online interview with a youth work professional. Lectures, supervision, assignment and provision of learning material support student´s learning. There is a final workshop in the end of the study module.

-Students become familiar with definition of youth work and different youth cultures.
- Students are introduced concepts on gender identity and sexual orientation.
-Youth services are introduced.
-Students learn relevant legislation and youth policy.
-Students are introduced with preventive, outreach and rehabilitative youth work.
-Students develop understanding on the challenges that the youth face in the society.

Aika ja paikka

As in schedule: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/

Attendance to the orientation of the course and the final workshop days is compulsory.

Oppimateriaalit

Introduction to Finland´s Youth Act 2017. http://minedu.fi/en/legislation-youth

Youth Guarantee. http://minedu.fi/en/policies-and-development-youth

The National youth work and youth policy programme 2020–2023. Publications of the Ministry of Education and Culture 2020:4. http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-263-887-8

Ministry of Education & Culture. Areas of youth work in Finland. http://minedu.fi/en/youth-work

Ministry of Education & Culture. Youth policy, areas of youth, legislation, funding. https://okm.fi/en/youth

Peltola, Maria (2010) Youth Work in Finland. Finding ways for intercultural opening. The Finnish Youth Research Network. Web Publications 38. Helsinki. http://www.nuorisotutkimusseura.fi/images/julkaisuja/youthwork.pdf

Tolonen, Tarja (2013) Youth Cultures, Lifestyles and Social Class in Finnish Contexts in Young, 21, 1, 55-75. https://journals-sagepub-com.anna.diak.fi/doi/pdf/10.1177/1103308812467671

Vuori, Pekka (2013) Development of young population groups in Helsinki. in Kvartti, 3, 26-31. https://www.kvartti.fi/en/articles/development-young-population-groups-helsinki

Wood, Jason,Westwood, Sue & Thompson, Gill (2014) Youth work: preparation for practice. Hoboken: Taylor & Francis.( e-book available) https://diak.finna.fi/Record/diana.107199

Trejos-Castillo, Elizabeth (2013) Youth : Practices, Perspectives and Challenges, Nova Science Publishers, Inc, Hauppauge, New York. (e-book available) http://anna.diak.fi:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=564169&site=ehost-live

Students are introduced further material during lectures.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.
Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible teacher and/or study guidance counselor two weeks before the beginning of the study module the latest.
The alternative way of completing WYO study module is individual assignment.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

More information available at:
https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/ (initial stage)

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Hylätty (0)

resubmit / 1-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

07.10.2024 - 08.12.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Sirpa Ylönen
  • Jaana Rintala
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• recognise their own personal creativity and assets as a part of wellbeing and professional identity
• use their own personal creativity and assets in social work and community work
• understand aims and approaches in creative, art-based and action-based methods in social work and community work
• apply creative, art-based and action-based methods in diverse communities
• support people’s social activity

Sisältö

Contents:
• Creativity and assets as part of professional identity
• Creativity and assets in social work and community work
• Aims and approaches of creative, art-based and action-based methods in social work and community work
• Applying creative, art-based and action-based methods in diverse communities
• Social activity

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

23.09.2024 - 01.12.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• know the relevant international conventions, and national policies and legislation related to child welfare and family work and apply this knowledge in practice
• know and understands different risk factors influencing the growth of children and young people in Finland
• understand the meaning of child welfare for the wellbeing of children and families
• know the main actors and services provided in child welfare, child protection and family work
• know different skills needed in child welfare, child protection and family work
• understand the diversity and challenges of families in current societies
• reflect personal values in relation to diverse families
• understand different definitions, theories and approaches used in family work
• use different empowering and participatory methods with children and families

Sisältö

Contents:
• UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
• Relevant national legislation related to child welfare, child protection and family work
• Risk factors affecting children and families
• Actors and services in child welfare and child protection in Finland
• Diversity of families
• Family work and different theories applied in family work
• Different actors and services in family work
• Empowering and participatory methods used in child welfare, child protection and family work

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

02.09.2024 - 29.09.2024

Opintopistemäärä

4 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

75 % Lähiopetus, 25 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Tiia Oldenburg
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different types of disabilities
• understand the relevance of international agreements and Finnish disability policy and legislation including accessibility, inclusion and right to self-determination
• apply available services in work with people with disabilities
• recognise the impact of minority status on wellbeing

Sisältö

Contents:
• Types of disabilities
• Accessibility, inclusion and right to self-determination
• Finnish disability policy and legislation, international agreements
• Service system
• Impact of minority status on wellbeing

Opetusmenetelmät

Study module follows blended learning. The course contains orientation and lectures, independent learning, supervision, exam and final workshop

Attendance to the orientation is a prerequisite to start the course unless agreed otherwise with the responsible teacher before the start of the course.

Lectures focus on disability legislation and policy, relevant national and international agreements, key concepts, types of disabilities, theoretical approaches, and work-life practices in the Finnish disability field. Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is introduced.

Aika ja paikka

As in schedule: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/

Oppimateriaalit

Buchanan, R. & Layton, N. (2019). Innovation in Assistive Technology: Voice of the User. MDPI.

Finnish Institute for Health & Welfare: Handbook on Disability Services.

Hästbacka, Elisabeth (2021). Equal participation in society? : Perspectives on the opportunities of persons with disabilities in Finland. Doctoral thesis. Åbo Akademi University. https://www.doria.fi/handle/10024/181975 (chapters 1, 2, 6)

Katsui, H. & Chalken, S. (eds.) (2020). Disability, Globalization and Human rights. Routledge. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/diak/detail.action?docID=6198514 (pages 1-18)

Ministry of Social Affairs & Health. Disability services, disability policy & legislation.

Watson, Nick, Alan Roulstone & Carol Thomas (eds.) (2018). Routledge handbook of disability studies. https://finna.fi/Record/jykdok.2015040?sid=2953180350

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.

Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible teacher and/or study guidance counselor two weeks before the beginning of the study module the latest.

The alternative way of completing DIS study module is an exam during Diak´s general exam day.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

Orientation and lectures 21h
Supervision and self-reflection on disability issues 8h
Exam and final workshop 8h
Independent study (data search, reading, writing) 67h
Use of Diakle, course feedback survey, communication 4h
= 108h

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

The study module requires skills to use Diak´s online learning area. Possibility to get AHOT/RPL as described in Diak´s RPL/AHOT guidelines. No previous studies are required to attend the study module.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Resubmit/ 1-5.
Diak´s Bachelor´s degrees assessment criteria (middle stage) is applied: https://www.diak.fi/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Diak_assessment_principles_2020.pd

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

09.09.2024 - 15.12.2024

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

50 % Lähiopetus, 50 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Juhani Toivanen
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S24dss
    HKI-S24dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• have sufficient knowledge of features of academic English and a familiarity with the structure of academic text used in essays, articles, reports and other academic publications in general
• critically assess academic English texts in the relevant fields
• produce academic English text in the form of a report, summary and argumentative paper

Sisältö

Contents:
• Level test before the course
• Basics in academic English
• Assessment of academic English texts
• Written assignment
• A brief oral presentation of the written assignment

Opetusmenetelmät

Luennot, keskustelu, "mini-seminaarit", kirjalliset tehtävät.

Aika ja paikka

1. lukukausi.
Kalasatama Campus, Helsinki.

Oppimateriaalit

Opettajan antama materiaali.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Kirjalliset tehtävät ja esitelmä.

Harjoittelu- ja työelämäyhteistyö

--

Tenttien ajankohdat ja uusintamahdollisuudet

Ei tenttiä.

Kansainvälisyys

--

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

54 h.

Sisällön jaksotus

Lähiviikkoina 2x1,5 h.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

--

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Arviointi perustuu palautettuihin tehtäviin.

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

07.10.2024 - 03.11.2024

Opintopistemäärä

4 op

Virtuaaliosuus

4 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand the key principles of gerontology and values of work with older people
• understand Finnish ageing policy, legislation, service system and quality recommendations
• know the position and expertise of a Bachelor of Social Services when working with older people
• apply multi-professional work and case management in work with older people

Sisältö

Contents:
• Principles of gerontology and values of work with older people
• Ageing policy, legislation, service system and quality recommendation
• Position and expertise of a Bachelor of Social Services when working with older people
• Multi-professional work and case management

Opetusmenetelmät

EXO study module is an online course including orientation, lectures, supervision, independent studies and a learning assignment.

Attendance to the orientation is a prerequisite to start the course unless agreed otherwise with the responsible teacher.

The aim of the study module is to help you to understand the key values of work with older people. You analyse own values and attitudes in relation to work with older people. You establish an understanding on Finnish ageing policy, legislation and service system. Furthermore, you reflect own professionalism and expertise needed in work with older people as a Bachelor in Social Services. Multi-professional work and case management are introduced.

Aika ja paikka

As in schedule: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/

Oppimateriaalit

Ferraro K. F. & Wilmoth, J. M. (2013). Gerontology. Secaucus: Springer Publishing Company.

Iliffe, S., Wilcock, J., Synek, M., Carboch, R., Hradcová, D. & Holmerova, I. (2017). Case management for people with dementia and its translations: A discussion paper. Dementia 0(0) 1-19.

Kampfe, C. M. (2014). Counseling Older People. Alexandria: Wiley.
Kröger, T. (2020). Care Poverty. When Older People’s Needs Remain Unmet. Open Access. Pelgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-97243-1 (pages 42-45 Socio-emotional care poverty; 115-112 Factors of socio-emotional care poverty)

Pirhonen, J., Tiilikainen, E., Pekkarinen, S., & Lemivaara, M. (2020). Can robots tackle late-life loneliness? Scanning of future opportunities and challenges in assisted living facilities. Futures 124 (102640), 1 – 12. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016328720301294#!

Jansson, A., Savikko, N., & Pitkälä, K. (2018). Training professionals to implement a group model for alleviating loneliness among older people – 10-year follow-up study. Educational Gerontology44, Issue 1 - 2, 119 - 127.

Oberznik, A. & Ryann Deloso, R. (2022). Smart furniture prototypes for seniors in public spaces. In Niina Holappa & Sari Merilampi (eds.), Teknologia työkaverina (pp. 139-141). Satakunta University of Applied Sciences.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.

Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible teacher and/or study guidance counselor two weeks before the beginning of the study module the latest.

The alternative way of completing EXO study module is individual assignment.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

Orientation 4h
Lectures 8h
Supervision and professional self-reflection 5h
Independent study (data search, reading, processing, writing) 85h
Use of Diakle, course feedback survey, communication 6h
= 108h

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

The study module requires skills to use Diak´s online learning area. Possibility to get AHOT/RPL as described in Diak´s RPL/AHOT guidelines. No previous studies are required to attend the study module.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Resubmit/ pass.
Diak´s Bachelor´s degrees assessment criteria (middle stage) is applied: https://www.diak.fi/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Diak_assessment_principles_2020.pdf

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

09.09.2024 - 10.11.2024

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

3 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Kampus

Diakin yhteinen toteutus

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 50

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • Diak
    Diak yhteinen

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand various processes behind global forms of exploitation
• analyse local and global factors affecting exploitative practices
• understand the relevant legislation and policies
• utilize the networks of different actors tackling different forms of exploitation in work with service user groups

Sisältö

Contents:
• Processes behind global forms of exploitation
• Factors affecting exploitative practices
• Legislation and policies
• Networks of actors tackling various forms of exploitation

Opetusmenetelmät

During this online course, students get familiar with different forms of human trafficking as a form of exploitation and the processes behind them. Various types of human trafficking are analysed locally and globally, and relevant legislative and policy frames are introduced. Some networks and service providers are introduced.

Ways of learning: orientation, 3-phase individual assignment, independent studies and supervision.

Orientation and supervision are held in Zoom as in schedule.

Students get access to next assignment once the previous once has been completed. The assignments form an interesting learning entity. Study material is provided for each assignment.

Attendance to the orientation is compulsory in order to start the course. Supervision is voluntary.

Aika ja paikka

As in schedule: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.
Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible teacher and/or study guidance counselor two weeks before the beginning of the study module the latest.
The alternative way of completing EXP study module is individual assignment.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

1 ECTS is equivalent to 27 hours of study.

Sisällön jaksotus

- Orientation
- Supervision
- 1st assignment: Test on understanding exploitation
- 2nd assignment: Case study on human trafficking
- 3rd assignment: Reflective discussion on activism and advocacy work
- Study material is provided for each assignment.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

The study module requires skills to use Diak´s online learning area.
Diak guidelines are followed in AHOT / RPL process.
No previous studies are required.

Lisätiedot

AHOT 5/2021: Voidaan ahotoida vain, jos opiskelijalla on aikaisempi sairaanhoitajan tutkinto tai vastaavilla sairaanhoitajan tutkintoon johtavilla korkeakouluopinnoilla. 

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Each assignment is assessed: Resubmit / pass
Each assignment has own assessment criteria, which are accessible in Diakle.
The assessment is based on the middle phase learning (semesters 4-6) of Diak assessment criteria.
https://www.diak.fi/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Diak_Osaamisen_arviointikriteerit_AMK_EN.pdf

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

30.09.2024 - 15.12.2024

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

67 % Lähiopetus, 33 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Jaana Puurunen
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S24dss
    HKI-S24dss

Tavoitteet

The student will be able to:
• know Finnish language at the skill level A1.1
• know vocabulary and grammar relevant to the skill level A1.1
• understand some familiar everyday expressions if the other person speaks very slowly
• communicate with very basic phrases if the other person is prepared to help

Sisältö

Contents:
• common vocabulary and phrases
• everyday speaking
• noun declension
• verb conjugation
• grammatical cases of genitive and partitive
• questions

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

12.08.2024 - 01.12.2024

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

67 % Lähiopetus, 33 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Suomi
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Elina Johansson
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The student will be able to:
• know Finnish language at the skill level A1.3
• know vocabulary and grammar relevant to skill level A1.3
• use the language in routine and simple discussions
• write longer texts
• understand the main points in short, relatively easy texts
• master the basics of grammar

Sisältö

Contents:
• different word types
• the objective
• uncountable words and the partitive
• ordinal numbers
• Vocabulary relating to travelling and traffic, food and drink, work and different professions

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

14.10.2024 - 24.11.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S24dss
    HKI-S24dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand basic concepts in personal identity and life-course
• reflect on their own self-biography and that of others
• understand basic concepts of communities
• use observation methods in community work
• work individually and as a member of a team

Sisältö

Contents:
• Life-course and personal identity
• Self-biography
• Basic concepts of communities
• Observation methods in community work
• Individual and teamwork

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

21.10.2024 - 15.12.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S24dss
    HKI-S24dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different definitions of and approaches to social work
• understand the basic history of social work
• understand different approaches to ethics and values in social work
• understand the skills and competences of a Bachelor of Social Services and their relation to professional identity
• understand the relevant legislation
• reflect on the development of professional identity

Sisältö

Contents:
• Definitions of social work
• Different roles of social work in society
• History of social work
• Values and ethics in social work
• Skills and competences of a Bachelor of Social Services
• Relevant legislation
• Different fields of social work
• Development of professional identity

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

19.08.2024 - 15.12.2024

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

50 % Lähiopetus, 50 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Markku Hiltunen
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S24dss
    HKI-S24dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• use different learning methods at Diaconia University of Applied Sciences (Diak)
• access and use student services provided by Diak
• understand different learning environments and contexts
• work as a member of an international study group

Sisältö

Contents:
• Different teaching and learning methods used at Diak
• Student services at Diak
• Different learning environments and contexts
• Team and group work skills in an international study group

Opetusmenetelmät

CONTENTS:
- understand and know the organizational structure, value base and actors at Diak
- the curriculum of the Degree programme in social services
- teaching and learning methods applied at Diak
- virtual study platform MoodleRooms
- information search and databases available at Diak
- personal study plan
- degree regulations and general practicalities related to studies
- services offered by study office, student welfare group and library
- safety regulations at Diak
- studying in an international group of students
- group dynamics and team work skills

ASSIGNMENT:
- compulsory lectures are marked in the schedule.
- assignment given by the information specialist in the library
- participating in tutoring

Aika ja paikka

Timetable is in here: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/#

Oppimateriaalit

Douglas, T. (2000). Basic Groupwork. Routledge. Chapter 4: What happens in a group? Pages 36-47.
All lecture and workshop material

Harjoittelu- ja työelämäyhteistyö

No research, development and innovation activities (RDI) included in the study module.

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

Application for RPL (recognition for previous learning) will not be accepted.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Pass/to be resubmitted

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

26.08.2024 - 15.09.2024

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

67 % Lähiopetus, 33 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Mirjami Vara
  • Tia Virtanen
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S24dss
    HKI-S24dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• know the basic text types used during the studies
• communicate orally and in writing in formal and informal situations in an academic context
• give and receive constructive feedback
• operate in different learning environments and use the digital tools required during their studies

Sisältö

Contents
• Verbal and written communication skills
• Presentation skills
• Process writing
• Referencing
• Communication style
• Intercultural communication
• Different digital tools used at Diak

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

16.09.2024 - 27.10.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S24dss
    HKI-S24dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different theories of welfare and values of social policy
• understand different welfare regimes and their relation to different social, political and economic structures in a global context
• understand the history of social policy and welfare regimes
• understand future challenges to social policy

Sisältö

Contents:
• Definitions and theories of welfare
• Values underlying social policy
• Impact of social, political and economic structures on everyday life and social policy
• Different welfare regimes
• History and future of social policy and welfare regimes
• Basis of public administration in Finland
• Globalisation and welfare
• European Union and social policy

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

05.08.2024 - 15.09.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Sandra Hagman
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand core concepts and trends related to global migration
• recognise the concepts and policies in relation to the integration process and analyse its impact on the individual and the society
• apply anti-racist approach in understanding policies, structures and practices on discrimination and racism
• understand the role of human rights as well as international and national legislation and policies in the context of migration

Sisältö

Contents:
• Core concepts related to migration and minority status
• Local and global trends for migration
• Integration policies, practices and trends
• Anti-racist approach in understanding policies, structures and practices on racism and discrimination
• Relevant legislation and migration policies (national, international)

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

05.08.2024 - 15.09.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

80 % Lähiopetus, 20 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Sandra Hagman
  • Heidi Zitting
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• reflect on their own personal background and be sensitive to different service users in a diversity context
• develop skills in anti-oppressive practice and human rights-based approach in relation to oppressed individuals, groups and communities
• understand concepts in relation to sexual orientation, gender diversity and gender sensitivity in social work
• understand interfaith dialogue, diversity in religions and spirituality in social work
• familiarise themselves with multicultural competences and intercultural communication in different work settings

Sisältö

Contents:
• Self-reflection in a diversity context
• Anti-oppressive practice and human rights-based approach
• Sexual orientation, gender diversity, gender sensitivity
• Interfaith dialogue, diversity in religions and spirituality in social work
• Multicultural competences and intercultural communication in different work settings

Opetusmenetelmät

Study module follows blended learning including orientation, lectures, independent learning, supervision, exam and final workshop.

Attendance to the orientation is compulsory in order to start the course. Attendance to the exam and final workshop is compulsory.

Aika ja paikka

As in schedule: https://lukujarjestykset.diak.fi/

Oppimateriaalit

COMPULSORY STUDY MATERIAL:

All lecture material.

HUMAN RIGHTS BASED APPROACH

Steen, J. A., Mann, M., Restivo, N., Mazany, S. & Chapple, R. (2017). Human Rights: Its Meaning and Practice in Social Work Field Settings. National Association of Social Workers, 62(1), 9-17. Ebscohost Academic Search Premier.

Human Rights in Health and Social Care Services. [Video]. Youtube. (3min 16s) https://youtu.be/9noiJnloIKc?si=mmdqY-UI1c65Su2E

ANTI-OPPRESSIVE PRACTICE

Hines, J. M. (2012). Using an Anti-Oppressive Framework in Social Work Practice with Lesbians. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Services, 24(1), 23-39. Taylor & Francis

Critical concept: Anti oppressive practice. [Video]. Youtube. (9min 32s) https://youtu.be/yX7Oz7ir-IE


GENDER DIVERSITY AND SEXUAL IDENTITY:

Healy, J. (ed.) (2022) Sexual identity and gender diversity. The Spinney Press.

Read two articles from chapter 2:

-International human rights law and sexual orientation and gender diversity


SPIRITUALITY:

Crisp, B. (2016). Contemporary Social Work Studies: Spirituality and Social Work. Farnham: Ashgate. Ebook Central (ProQuest)

Chapter 2: Social Work and Spirituality

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Alternative way of completing the study module is only possible upon specific circumstances/criteria (i.e. sickness etc.). Personal reasons such as travel and work are not considered as acceptable criteria.

Alternative way of completing the study module must be agreed with the responsible teacher and/or study guidance counselor two weeks before the beginning of the study module the latest.

In this study module, the alternative way of completing the course contains an extensive written assignment or participation in a pre-agreed work-life related project or similar.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

Orientation 5h
Lectures 12h
Supervision and self-reflection on diversity issues 14h
Exam and workshop 8h
Independent study (novel, study material) 90h
Use of Diakle, course feedback survey, communication 6h
= 135h

Lisätietoja opiskelijoille

The study module requires skills to use Diak´s online learning area.
Diak guidelines are followed in AHOT / RPL process.
No previous studies are required.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Resubmit / 1-5

The assessment is based on the middle phase learning (semesters 4-6) of Diak assessment criteria: https://www.diak.fi/en/assessment/

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

12.08.2024 - 08.09.2024

Opintopistemäärä

3 op

Virtuaaliosuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

67 % Lähiopetus, 33 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Katja Päällysaho
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• recognise different types of groups in social work and community work
• understand group dynamics
• work effectively in group settings
• plan and implement group activities
• act as a group facilitator

Sisältö

Contents:
• Different types of groups in social work and community work
• Group dynamics
• Dealing with challenging group work situations
• Group facilitation skills

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

01.08.2024 - 31.12.2024

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Hanna Lamberg

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• evaluate and set new aims for their professional development during the placement
• reflect on their professional identity, roles and agency in the social service field
• assess and reflect on their work practices based on professional work in social service field
• understand the ethics of social and community work

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

09.09.2024 - 15.12.2024

Opintopistemäärä

16 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• apply relevant social sector specific approaches, methods and legislation in a professional manner
• promote equality, inclusive practices and advocacy work
• analyse societal and ethical problems in work settings
• reflect on the different values and possible value conflicts in a work community
• recognize and evaluate possible developmental needs and practices in working life
• apply project management skills (as applicable)

Sisältö

Contents:
• Approaches, methods and legislation in the placement context
• Equality, inclusive practices, advocacy work
• Analysis of societal and ethical problems
• Reflection on possible value conflicts
• Developmental needs in working life
• Project management skills (as applicable)

Opetusmenetelmät

Placement orientation, placement, supervision, reflective workshops, final reflective workshop.

Two online reflective workshops during the placement period. Dates for the reflective workshops are given in the beginning of the placement by supervising teachers.

PRA3 placement can take place in project work or similar in the social services field that does not involve direct client work.

Aika ja paikka

In Finland or abroad.

Oppimateriaalit

As applicable to the placement environment.

Kansainvälisyys

Placement can be done as part of exchange programme.

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

PRA3 16 ECTS practical training + PRA3 reflective workshops 2 ECTS is 486 hours in total (1 ECTS = 27 hours of work)

Sisällön jaksotus

Students attend placement orientation prior to the placement. Individual supervision and reflective workshops take place during the placement. Final reflective workshop is in the end of the placement.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Pass-fail

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

09.09.2024 - 15.12.2024

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Toteutustapa

Lähiopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• critically evaluate their professional development at work
• critically reflect on their professional values and ethics
• recognise the necessary social sector competences required in the field
• reflect on their professional identity, roles and position as a professional in the field

Opetusmenetelmät

Two online reflective workshops during the placement; final reflective workshop at campus in the end of the placement; student´s self-reflection during the placement.

Aika ja paikka

Dates for the reflective workshops are given in the beginning of the placement by supervising teachers. Reflective workshops are held online.

Oppimateriaalit

As relevant for the placement.

Toteutuksen valinnaiset suoritustavat

Written assignment in case the student is absent from the reflective workshops or final reflective workshop.

Kansainvälisyys

Placement can be done as part of exchange programme

Opiskelijan ajankäyttö ja kuormitus

2 x 27h

These hours are part of the total placement hours.

Sisällön jaksotus

Students attend placement orientation prior to the placement. Individual online supervision takes place once during the placement, where the student, work-life supervisor and teacher attend. There are two reflective workshops during the placement. Final reflective workshop is in the end of the placement.

Arviointimenetelmät ja arvioinnin perusteet

Pass-fail

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

12.08.2024 - 15.12.2024

Opintopistemäärä

2 op

Virtuaaliosuus

2 op

TKI-osuus

1 op

Toteutustapa

Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A53dss
    A53dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• apply research, development and innovation processes
• apply different strategies and methods in research, development and innovation
• recognise participatory research approach
• write a thesis plan
• manage and use guidance in the thesis process
• critically reflect on research and other sources of knowledge and justify their decisions

Sisältö

Contents:
• Research, development and innovation processes
• Strategies and methods in research, development and innovation
• Participatory research approach
• Thesis plan
• Management and guidance in thesis process
• Critical reflection on research and other sources of knowledge

Arviointiasteikko

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

19.08.2024 - 03.11.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

2 op

TKI-osuus

5 op

Toteutustapa

60 % Lähiopetus, 40 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 300

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Marianne Nylund
  • Hanna Lamberg
Ryhmät
  • A51dss
    A51dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• evaluate research, development and innovation processes in a professional field
• present and justify the results of their work in the thesis publication seminars
• participate in professional and ethical discussions
• disseminate the results and recommendations of their thesis and communicate their expertise to various stakeholders

Sisältö

Contents:
• Evaluation of research, development and innovation processes
• Presentation and justification of the results of the thesis
• Participation in professional and ethical discussions
• Dissemination of thesis results
• Maturity test

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

12.08.2024 - 29.09.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

3 op

Toteutustapa

40 % Lähiopetus, 60 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S23dss
    HKI-S23dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand different challenges affecting the everyday life of the adult population in Finland
• apply legislation in the field of adult social work
• understand the services, support and benefits available for service users
• empower service users
• use different participatory, socio-pedagogical, community-based work and narrative methods in adult social work

Sisältö

Contents:
• Challenges causing marginalisation e.g. unemployment, homelessness, poverty, loneliness
• Relevant legislation
• Rehabilitative services
• Different participatory, socio-pedagogical, community-based and narrative methods in adult social work

Arviointiasteikko

0-5

Ilmoittautumisaika

01.03.2024 - 18.03.2024

Ajoitus

26.08.2024 - 20.10.2024

Opintopistemäärä

5 op

Virtuaaliosuus

3 op

Toteutustapa

40 % Lähiopetus, 60 % Etäopetus

Yksikkö

Sosionomitutkinnot

Kampus

Helsinki

Opetuskielet
  • Englanti
Paikat

0 - 100

Koulutus
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
Opettaja
  • Katja Päällysaho
  • Vilhelmiina Vuori
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Ryhmät
  • HKI-S24dss
    HKI-S24dss

Tavoitteet

The students will be able to:
• understand the structure and administration of the Finnish social security system
• understand the roles of public, private and third sectors in providing and delivering social services and benefits
• understand the relevant legislation on social security

Sisältö

Contents:
• Finnish social security system: services, benefi ts and insurances
• Provision and delivery of social services and benefi ts
• Legislation regarding the Finnish social security system

Arviointiasteikko

0-5