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Degree:
Bachelor of Social Services and Health Care

Degree title:
Bachelor of Social Services (sosionomi AMK)

Credits:
210 ects

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 29.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Marianne Neuvonen
Groups
  • A54sos
    A54sos

Objective

Students
• are familiar with phenomena related to poverty and underprivileged individuals as well as structures and processes causing marginalisation
• are familiar with the possibilities and challenges of adult and youth social work in preventative, outreach and rehabilitative work
• understand the significance of managing the daily life and promoting inclusion in customer work
• know how to analyse the realisation of human rights as they work with people in various life situations.

Content

• poverty and underprivileged individuals as well as the state of being underprivileged passed down from one generation to the next
• social problems
• structures and processes causing marginalisation
• basis of preventative, outreach and rehabilitative adult and youth social work
• management of daily life and inclusion
• human rights

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

28.08.2023 - 15.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Oulu

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Tarja Tuovinen-Kakko
  • Juha Tapio
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä 1 (Size: 30. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä 2 (Size: 30. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • I54sos
    I54sos
  • I54sosd
    I54sosd
Small groups

Objective

Students
• are familiar with phenomena related to poverty and underprivileged individuals as well as structures and processes causing marginalisation
• are familiar with the possibilities and challenges of adult and youth social work in preventative, outreach and rehabilitative work
• understand the significance of managing the daily life and promoting inclusion in customer work
• know how to analyse the realisation of human rights as they work with people in various life situations.

Content

• poverty and underprivileged individuals as well as the state of being underprivileged passed down from one generation to the next
• social problems
• structures and processes causing marginalisation
• basis of preventative, outreach and rehabilitative adult and youth social work
• management of daily life and inclusion
• human rights

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

21.08.2023 - 01.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Sari Jylli
  • Anu Hellesuo
Groups
  • F54sos
    F54sos
  • F54sosd
    F54sosd

Objective

Students
• are familiar with phenomena related to poverty and underprivileged individuals as well as structures and processes causing marginalisation
• are familiar with the possibilities and challenges of adult and youth social work in preventative, outreach and rehabilitative work
• understand the significance of managing the daily life and promoting inclusion in customer work
• know how to analyse the realisation of human rights as they work with people in various life situations.

Content

• poverty and underprivileged individuals as well as the state of being underprivileged passed down from one generation to the next
• social problems
• structures and processes causing marginalisation
• basis of preventative, outreach and rehabilitative adult and youth social work
• management of daily life and inclusion
• human rights

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 03.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 60

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Jaana Rintala
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Marianne Neuvonen
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvakaAVOIN

Objective

Students
• are familiar with phenomena related to poverty and underprivileged individuals as well as structures and processes causing marginalisation
• are familiar with the possibilities and challenges of adult and youth social work in preventative, outreach and rehabilitative work
• understand the significance of managing the daily life and promoting inclusion in customer work
• know how to analyse the realisation of human rights as they work with people in various life situations.

Content

• poverty and underprivileged individuals as well as the state of being underprivileged passed down from one generation to the next
• social problems
• structures and processes causing marginalisation
• basis of preventative, outreach and rehabilitative adult and youth social work
• management of daily life and inclusion
• human rights

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 03.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 65

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Marianne Neuvonen
Groups
  • HKI-S23sos

Objective

Students
• are familiar with phenomena related to poverty and underprivileged individuals as well as structures and processes causing marginalisation
• are familiar with the possibilities and challenges of adult and youth social work in preventative, outreach and rehabilitative work
• understand the significance of managing the daily life and promoting inclusion in customer work
• know how to analyse the realisation of human rights as they work with people in various life situations.

Content

• poverty and underprivileged individuals as well as the state of being underprivileged passed down from one generation to the next
• social problems
• structures and processes causing marginalisation
• basis of preventative, outreach and rehabilitative adult and youth social work
• management of daily life and inclusion
• human rights

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

02.10.2023 - 24.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Marianne Neuvonen
Groups
  • A54sos
    A54sos

Objective

Students
• understand social change work on the level of the society, community and individual
• are familiar with and know how to apply the central legislation guiding and governing adult and youth social work
• are familiar with the significance of social rehabilitation and employment in strengthening the social ability to function and inclusion
• know how to document and assess the process of goal-oriented customer work.

Content

• social change work on the level of the society, community and individual
• process of social change work on the individual level: surveying service needs, planning, execution and assessment
• the basis of social rehabilitation and employment
• systematic and inclusive documentation

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

09.10.2023 - 26.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Unit

Sosionomitutkinnot

Campus

Oulu

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Satu Keisala
  • Sirpa Salmela
  • Juha Tapio
Groups
  • I54sos
    I54sos
  • I54sosd
    I54sosd

Objective

Students
• understand social change work on the level of the society, community and individual
• are familiar with and know how to apply the central legislation guiding and governing adult and youth social work
• are familiar with the significance of social rehabilitation and employment in strengthening the social ability to function and inclusion
• know how to document and assess the process of goal-oriented customer work.

Content

• social change work on the level of the society, community and individual
• process of social change work on the individual level: surveying service needs, planning, execution and assessment
• the basis of social rehabilitation and employment
• systematic and inclusive documentation

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

21.08.2023 - 01.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Anu Hellesuo
Groups
  • F54sos
    F54sos
  • F54sosd
    F54sosd

Objective

Students
• understand social change work on the level of the society, community and individual
• are familiar with and know how to apply the central legislation guiding and governing adult and youth social work
• are familiar with the significance of social rehabilitation and employment in strengthening the social ability to function and inclusion
• know how to document and assess the process of goal-oriented customer work.

Content

• social change work on the level of the society, community and individual
• process of social change work on the individual level: surveying service needs, planning, execution and assessment
• the basis of social rehabilitation and employment
• systematic and inclusive documentation

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

25.03.2024 - 05.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 60

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Vilhelmiina Vuori
  • Mari Nieminen
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvakaAVOIN

Objective

Students
• understand social change work on the level of the society, community and individual
• are familiar with and know how to apply the central legislation guiding and governing adult and youth social work
• are familiar with the significance of social rehabilitation and employment in strengthening the social ability to function and inclusion
• know how to document and assess the process of goal-oriented customer work.

Content

• social change work on the level of the society, community and individual
• process of social change work on the individual level: surveying service needs, planning, execution and assessment
• the basis of social rehabilitation and employment
• systematic and inclusive documentation

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

26.02.2024 - 07.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 65

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Marianne Neuvonen
Groups
  • HKI-S23sos

Objective

Students
• understand social change work on the level of the society, community and individual
• are familiar with and know how to apply the central legislation guiding and governing adult and youth social work
• are familiar with the significance of social rehabilitation and employment in strengthening the social ability to function and inclusion
• know how to document and assess the process of goal-oriented customer work.

Content

• social change work on the level of the society, community and individual
• process of social change work on the individual level: surveying service needs, planning, execution and assessment
• the basis of social rehabilitation and employment
• systematic and inclusive documentation

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

23.10.2023 - 24.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 61

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Sampo Sivula
  • Mika Alavaikko
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvakaAVOIN

Objective

Students
• know how to develop their interaction skills in ethically sensitive human rights-related interactions with all kinds of people in various life situations
• know how to use plain language
• understand the customer’s diversity, multiculturality, life history and experiences as the basis for encounters and actions
• know how to consider safety with challenging customer groups
• are familiar with group dynamics and know how to act in groups
• know how to reflect on their actions and interaction skills

Content

• interaction skills
• professional ethics in their field
• plain language
• diverse and multicultural customers
• activity in groups
• basics of occupational safety
• professional reflection skills

Further information

The study module includes 2 ECTS of church studies (The professional basis of diaconal work and Christian education)

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

28.08.2023 - 06.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 60

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Sampo Sivula
  • Mika Alavaikko
Groups
  • HKI-S23sos

Objective

Students
• know how to develop their interaction skills in ethically sensitive human rights-related interactions with all kinds of people in various life situations
• know how to use plain language
• understand the customer’s diversity, multiculturality, life history and experiences as the basis for encounters and actions
• know how to consider safety with challenging customer groups
• are familiar with group dynamics and know how to act in groups
• know how to reflect on their actions and interaction skills

Content

• interaction skills
• professional ethics in their field
• plain language
• diverse and multicultural customers
• activity in groups
• basics of occupational safety
• professional reflection skills

Further information

The study module includes 2 ECTS of church studies (The professional basis of diaconal work and Christian education)

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Timing

29.01.2024 - 24.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Oulu

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Harriet Tervonen
  • Sirpa Salmela
  • Heidi Silvan
  • Juha Tapio
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä 2 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • OUL-K24sosd
  • OUL-K24sos
Small groups
  • pienryhmä 1
  • pienryhmä 2

Objective

Students
• know how to develop their interaction skills in ethically sensitive human rights-related interactions with all kinds of people in various life situations
• know how to use plain language
• understand the customer’s diversity, multiculturality, life history and experiences as the basis for encounters and actions
• know how to consider safety with challenging customer groups
• are familiar with group dynamics and know how to act in groups
• know how to reflect on their actions and interaction skills

Content

• interaction skills
• professional ethics in their field
• plain language
• diverse and multicultural customers
• activity in groups
• basics of occupational safety
• professional reflection skills

Further information

The study module includes 2 ECTS of church studies (The professional basis of diaconal work and Christian education)

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Timing

08.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Atte Kollanus
  • Sari Jylli
  • Anu Hellesuo
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä 1 (Size: 50. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä 2 (Size: 50. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • POR-K24sos
  • POR-K24sosd
Small groups
  • pienryhmä 1
  • pienryhmä 2

Objective

Students
• know how to develop their interaction skills in ethically sensitive human rights-related interactions with all kinds of people in various life situations
• know how to use plain language
• understand the customer’s diversity, multiculturality, life history and experiences as the basis for encounters and actions
• know how to consider safety with challenging customer groups
• are familiar with group dynamics and know how to act in groups
• know how to reflect on their actions and interaction skills

Content

• interaction skills
• professional ethics in their field
• plain language
• diverse and multicultural customers
• activity in groups
• basics of occupational safety
• professional reflection skills

Further information

The study module includes 2 ECTS of church studies (The professional basis of diaconal work and Christian education)

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

25.09.2023 - 03.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Hanna Laurila
  • Päivi Pässilä
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosd
  • HKI-S23sosn

Objective

Students
• know how to develop their interaction skills in ethically sensitive human rights-related interactions with all kinds of people in various life situations
• know how to use plain language
• understand the customer’s diversity, multiculturality, life history and experiences as the basis for encounters and actions
• know how to consider safety with challenging customer groups
• are familiar with group dynamics and know how to act in groups
• know how to reflect on their actions and interaction skills

Content

• interaction skills
• professional ethics in their field
• plain language
• diverse and multicultural customers
• activity in groups
• basics of occupational safety
• professional reflection skills

Further information

The study module includes 2 ECTS of church studies (The professional basis of diaconal work and Christian education)

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

22.01.2024 - 03.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Päivi Pässilä
Groups
  • HKI-K24sos

Objective

Students
• know how to develop their interaction skills in ethically sensitive human rights-related interactions with all kinds of people in various life situations
• know how to use plain language
• understand the customer’s diversity, multiculturality, life history and experiences as the basis for encounters and actions
• know how to consider safety with challenging customer groups
• are familiar with group dynamics and know how to act in groups
• know how to reflect on their actions and interaction skills

Content

• interaction skills
• professional ethics in their field
• plain language
• diverse and multicultural customers
• activity in groups
• basics of occupational safety
• professional reflection skills

Further information

The study module includes 2 ECTS of church studies (The professional basis of diaconal work and Christian education)

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

1 op

RDI portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

67 % Contact teaching, 33 % Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Markku Hiltunen
  • Sampo Sivula
  • Maija Kupsala
  • Mari Nieminen
Groups
  • A54sos
    A54sos

Objective

Students
- are familiar with the concepts of knowledge and various kinds of knowledge
- know the basis of development work within social, health and church sectors
- know the basics of project work
- know the basic terms and practices of service design and conceptualisation
- identify development objects in a changing working life and their professional competence
- know the basics of research writing and are familiar with research reports as a text type

Content

- concepts and types of knowledge
- data sources, databases and source criticism
- basis of development work within social, health and church sectors
- project work
- service design
- conceptualisation
- data sources, databases and source criticism
- research writing and research reports as a text type

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

28.08.2023 - 17.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

1 op

RDI portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

67 % Contact teaching, 33 % Distance learning

Campus

Oulu

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Heidi Silvan
  • Sirpa Salmela
  • Tytti Kallio-Kokko
  • Johanna Pirttisalo
Groups
  • I54sos
    I54sos
  • I54sosd
    I54sosd

Objective

Students
- are familiar with the concepts of knowledge and various kinds of knowledge
- know the basis of development work within social, health and church sectors
- know the basics of project work
- know the basic terms and practices of service design and conceptualisation
- identify development objects in a changing working life and their professional competence
- know the basics of research writing and are familiar with research reports as a text type

Content

- concepts and types of knowledge
- data sources, databases and source criticism
- basis of development work within social, health and church sectors
- project work
- service design
- conceptualisation
- data sources, databases and source criticism
- research writing and research reports as a text type

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

21.08.2023 - 17.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

1 op

RDI portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

67 % Contact teaching, 33 % Distance learning

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Atte Kollanus
  • Sari Jylli
  • Markku Hiltunen
  • Maija Kupsala
Groups
  • F54sos
    F54sos
  • F54sosd
    F54sosd

Objective

Students
- are familiar with the concepts of knowledge and various kinds of knowledge
- know the basis of development work within social, health and church sectors
- know the basics of project work
- know the basic terms and practices of service design and conceptualisation
- identify development objects in a changing working life and their professional competence
- know the basics of research writing and are familiar with research reports as a text type

Content

- concepts and types of knowledge
- data sources, databases and source criticism
- basis of development work within social, health and church sectors
- project work
- service design
- conceptualisation
- data sources, databases and source criticism
- research writing and research reports as a text type

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

22.01.2024 - 25.02.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 60

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Satu Keisala
  • Atte Kollanus
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvakaAVOIN

Objective

Students
- are familiar with the concepts of knowledge and various kinds of knowledge
- know the basis of development work within social, health and church sectors
- know the basics of project work
- know the basic terms and practices of service design and conceptualisation
- identify development objects in a changing working life and their professional competence
- know the basics of research writing and are familiar with research reports as a text type

Content

- concepts and types of knowledge
- data sources, databases and source criticism
- basis of development work within social, health and church sectors
- project work
- service design
- conceptualisation
- data sources, databases and source criticism
- research writing and research reports as a text type

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.01.2024 - 25.02.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 65

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Atte Kollanus
  • Ville Päivänsalo
  • Mari Nieminen
Groups
  • HKI-S23sos

Objective

Students
- are familiar with the concepts of knowledge and various kinds of knowledge
- know the basis of development work within social, health and church sectors
- know the basics of project work
- know the basic terms and practices of service design and conceptualisation
- identify development objects in a changing working life and their professional competence
- know the basics of research writing and are familiar with research reports as a text type

Content

- concepts and types of knowledge
- data sources, databases and source criticism
- basis of development work within social, health and church sectors
- project work
- service design
- conceptualisation
- data sources, databases and source criticism
- research writing and research reports as a text type

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

22.01.2024 - 26.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

50 % Contact teaching, 50 % Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
Teachers
  • Vilhelmiina Vuori
  • Kirsi Laukkonen
Groups
  • A54sos
    A54sos
  • A54shd
    A54shd
  • A54th
    A54th

Objective

Students
- understand the significance of customer inclusion in development within social, health and church sectors
- are familiar with the development process phases within social, healthcare and church sectors
- are familiar with various development and impact assessment methods within social, healthcare and church sectors
- know how to retrieve and use information from national and international sources
- identify the ethical questions related to using databases and collecting data
- know how to draft a data collection plan for development work

Content

- customer inclusion in development activities
- the development process, methods and impact assessment
- national and international data sources
- ethical questions related to development as well as good scientific praxis and the basis of open science and research
- data collection plans

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.01.2024 - 26.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

50 % Contact teaching, 50 % Distance learning

Campus

Oulu

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Tarja Tuovinen-Kakko
  • Kirsi Laukkonen
Groups
  • I54sos
    I54sos
  • I54sosd
    I54sosd

Objective

Students
- understand the significance of customer inclusion in development within social, health and church sectors
- are familiar with the development process phases within social, healthcare and church sectors
- are familiar with various development and impact assessment methods within social, healthcare and church sectors
- know how to retrieve and use information from national and international sources
- identify the ethical questions related to using databases and collecting data
- know how to draft a data collection plan for development work

Content

- customer inclusion in development activities
- the development process, methods and impact assessment
- national and international data sources
- ethical questions related to development as well as good scientific praxis and the basis of open science and research
- data collection plans

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.01.2024 - 26.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

50 % Contact teaching, 50 % Distance learning

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Ilona Kontinen
  • Hannu Piiroinen
Groups
  • F54sos
    F54sos
  • F54sosd
    F54sosd

Objective

Students
- understand the significance of customer inclusion in development within social, health and church sectors
- are familiar with the development process phases within social, healthcare and church sectors
- are familiar with various development and impact assessment methods within social, healthcare and church sectors
- know how to retrieve and use information from national and international sources
- identify the ethical questions related to using databases and collecting data
- know how to draft a data collection plan for development work

Content

- customer inclusion in development activities
- the development process, methods and impact assessment
- national and international data sources
- ethical questions related to development as well as good scientific praxis and the basis of open science and research
- data collection plans

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

21.08.2023 - 17.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

1 op

RDI portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

50 % Contact teaching, 50 % Distance learning

Campus

Pieksämäki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Sirpa Ylönen
  • Tiina Häkkinen
Groups
  • E53sosd
  • E53sos

Objective

Students
- understand the significance of customer inclusion in development within social, health and church sectors
- are familiar with the development process phases within social, healthcare and church sectors
- are familiar with various development and impact assessment methods within social, healthcare and church sectors
- know how to retrieve and use information from national and international sources
- identify the ethical questions related to using databases and collecting data
- know how to draft a data collection plan for development work

Content

- customer inclusion in development activities
- the development process, methods and impact assessment
- national and international data sources
- ethical questions related to development as well as good scientific praxis and the basis of open science and research
- data collection plans

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

28.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

1 op

RDI portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

50 % Contact teaching, 50 % Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 555

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Satu Keisala
  • Susanna Kallakorpi
  • Kirsi Laukkonen
Groups
  • A53sha
  • A53sos
  • A54sh-lh

Objective

Students
- understand the significance of customer inclusion in development within social, health and church sectors
- are familiar with the development process phases within social, healthcare and church sectors
- are familiar with various development and impact assessment methods within social, healthcare and church sectors
- know how to retrieve and use information from national and international sources
- identify the ethical questions related to using databases and collecting data
- know how to draft a data collection plan for development work

Content

- customer inclusion in development activities
- the development process, methods and impact assessment
- national and international data sources
- ethical questions related to development as well as good scientific praxis and the basis of open science and research
- data collection plans

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

04.09.2023 - 13.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

2 op

RDI portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Satu Keisala
  • Marjaana Marttila-Ojala
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvaka

Objective

Students
- understand the significance of customer inclusion in development within social, health and church sectors
- are familiar with the development process phases within social, healthcare and church sectors
- are familiar with various development and impact assessment methods within social, healthcare and church sectors
- know how to retrieve and use information from national and international sources
- identify the ethical questions related to using databases and collecting data
- know how to draft a data collection plan for development work

Content

- customer inclusion in development activities
- the development process, methods and impact assessment
- national and international data sources
- ethical questions related to development as well as good scientific praxis and the basis of open science and research
- data collection plans

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 07.04.2024

Timing

02.01.2024 - 05.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 999

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
  • Taina Heino
Groups
  • Diak
  • E51sosd
    E51sosd
  • E51sos
    E51sos

Objective

Students
• are familiar with the multi-producer models within service production
• know how to promote partner-based collaboration in work communities and networks
• are familiar with the foundations and good practices of quality and impact of social services
• know how to make decisions in unpredictable work environments and situations
• know how to act as an immediate supervisor
• are familiar with the key labour legislation
• know how to act in a multicultural workplace
• are familiar with the public decision-making system
• are familiar with the significance of sustainable development in the activities of work communities
• know how to influence social decision-making in a goal-oriented manner.

Content

• quality and impact of social services
• immediate supervisor competence
• central labour legislation
• public decision-making system
• sectors and principles of sustainable development
• advocacy methods

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 26.11.2023

Timing

01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 999

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Mika Alavaikko
  • Heini Kapanen
Groups
  • Diak
  • I50sosd
    I50sosd
  • F50sos
    F50sos
  • A50sos
    A50sos
  • F50sosd
    F50sosd
  • A50sosn
    A50sosn
  • A50sosd
    A50sosd

Objective

Students
• are familiar with the multi-producer models within service production
• know how to promote partner-based collaboration in work communities and networks
• are familiar with the foundations and good practices of quality and impact of social services
• know how to make decisions in unpredictable work environments and situations
• know how to act as an immediate supervisor
• are familiar with the key labour legislation
• know how to act in a multicultural workplace
• are familiar with the public decision-making system
• are familiar with the significance of sustainable development in the activities of work communities
• know how to influence social decision-making in a goal-oriented manner.

Content

• quality and impact of social services
• immediate supervisor competence
• central labour legislation
• public decision-making system
• sectors and principles of sustainable development
• advocacy methods

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 11.02.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Heini Kapanen
  • Mika Alavaikko
Groups
  • A51sos
    A51sos

Objective

Students
• are familiar with the multi-producer models within service production
• know how to promote partner-based collaboration in work communities and networks
• are familiar with the foundations and good practices of quality and impact of social services
• know how to make decisions in unpredictable work environments and situations
• know how to act as an immediate supervisor
• are familiar with the key labour legislation
• know how to act in a multicultural workplace
• are familiar with the public decision-making system
• are familiar with the significance of sustainable development in the activities of work communities
• know how to influence social decision-making in a goal-oriented manner.

Content

• quality and impact of social services
• immediate supervisor competence
• central labour legislation
• public decision-making system
• sectors and principles of sustainable development
• advocacy methods

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 07.04.2024

Timing

02.01.2024 - 05.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus
  • Pieksämäki
  • Diak joint implementation
Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 999

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
  • Taina Heino
Groups
  • Diak
  • E51sosd
    E51sosd
  • E51sos
    E51sos

Objective

Students
• know how to renew the thinking patterns and operating methods of the working life in a partner-oriented and innovative manner
• know how to analyse the service production models and organisation of social support, education and care in the society
• know how to apply social, health and church sector strategies in the development of customer work and analysis of the changing operating environment
• know how to use various customer and partner-based working life development methods
• know how to plan a seamless service chain by combining the customer’s social security and services to a customer-oriented and flexible system

Content

• analysis of the current state of citizens’ equality and social justice
• change analysis of the operating environment
• methods of promoting sustainable development in customer work
• customer and partner-based development and innovation methods for services, work methods and practices
• seamless operating models for the service chain

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 26.11.2023

Timing

01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 999

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Mika Alavaikko
  • Heini Kapanen
Groups
  • Diak
  • I50sosd
    I50sosd
  • F50sos
    F50sos
  • A50sos
    A50sos
  • F50sosd
    F50sosd
  • A50sosn
    A50sosn
  • A50sosd
    A50sosd

Objective

Students
• know how to renew the thinking patterns and operating methods of the working life in a partner-oriented and innovative manner
• know how to analyse the service production models and organisation of social support, education and care in the society
• know how to apply social, health and church sector strategies in the development of customer work and analysis of the changing operating environment
• know how to use various customer and partner-based working life development methods
• know how to plan a seamless service chain by combining the customer’s social security and services to a customer-oriented and flexible system

Content

• analysis of the current state of citizens’ equality and social justice
• change analysis of the operating environment
• methods of promoting sustainable development in customer work
• customer and partner-based development and innovation methods for services, work methods and practices
• seamless operating models for the service chain

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

05.02.2024 - 31.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Heini Kapanen
  • Mika Alavaikko
Groups
  • A51sos
    A51sos

Objective

Students
• know how to renew the thinking patterns and operating methods of the working life in a partner-oriented and innovative manner
• know how to analyse the service production models and organisation of social support, education and care in the society
• know how to apply social, health and church sector strategies in the development of customer work and analysis of the changing operating environment
• know how to use various customer and partner-based working life development methods
• know how to plan a seamless service chain by combining the customer’s social security and services to a customer-oriented and flexible system

Content

• analysis of the current state of citizens’ equality and social justice
• change analysis of the operating environment
• methods of promoting sustainable development in customer work
• customer and partner-based development and innovation methods for services, work methods and practices
• seamless operating models for the service chain

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

18.03.2024 - 21.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Mika Alavaikko
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
• know how to use and apply digital services to the customer’s needs
• know how to use online counselling in a comprehensive manner to serve citizens
• know how to apply professional interaction and guidance skills in various digital operating environments
• understand the legal regulation and principles of digital services and communication
• know the principles of social media
• know how to use social media in social and/or church work
• are familiar with the current situation of electronic and digital services in the sector and the main characteristics of development
• know how to follow the digital development of social and/or church work as well as develop their own digital competence.

Content

• digital services
• guidance and counselling in digital operating environments
• legal regulation and ethical principles of digital communication
• social media
• digitalisation

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 25.02.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Heini Kapanen
Groups
  • A53sos

Objective

Students
• know how to use and apply digital services to the customer’s needs
• know how to use online counselling in a comprehensive manner to serve citizens
• know how to apply professional interaction and guidance skills in various digital operating environments
• understand the legal regulation and principles of digital services and communication
• know the principles of social media
• know how to use social media in social and/or church work
• are familiar with the current situation of electronic and digital services in the sector and the main characteristics of development
• know how to follow the digital development of social and/or church work as well as develop their own digital competence.

Content

• digital services
• guidance and counselling in digital operating environments
• legal regulation and ethical principles of digital communication
• social media
• digitalisation

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.01.2024 - 03.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Unit

Sosionomitutkinnot

Campus

Pieksämäki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 60

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Sirpa Ylönen
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
Groups
  • E53sosd
  • E53sos

Objective

Students
• know how to use and apply digital services to the customer’s needs
• know how to use online counselling in a comprehensive manner to serve citizens
• know how to apply professional interaction and guidance skills in various digital operating environments
• understand the legal regulation and principles of digital services and communication
• know the principles of social media
• know how to use social media in social and/or church work
• are familiar with the current situation of electronic and digital services in the sector and the main characteristics of development
• know how to follow the digital development of social and/or church work as well as develop their own digital competence.

Content

• digital services
• guidance and counselling in digital operating environments
• legal regulation and ethical principles of digital communication
• social media
• digitalisation

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

23.10.2023 - 03.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Hanna Laurila
  • Heini Kapanen
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
• know how to use and apply digital services to the customer’s needs
• know how to use online counselling in a comprehensive manner to serve citizens
• know how to apply professional interaction and guidance skills in various digital operating environments
• understand the legal regulation and principles of digital services and communication
• know the principles of social media
• know how to use social media in social and/or church work
• are familiar with the current situation of electronic and digital services in the sector and the main characteristics of development
• know how to follow the digital development of social and/or church work as well as develop their own digital competence.

Content

• digital services
• guidance and counselling in digital operating environments
• legal regulation and ethical principles of digital communication
• social media
• digitalisation

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 29.09.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 70

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Hanna Laurila
  • Heini Kapanen
Groups
  • A52sos

Objective

Students
• know how to use and apply digital services to the customer’s needs
• know how to use online counselling in a comprehensive manner to serve citizens
• know how to apply professional interaction and guidance skills in various digital operating environments
• understand the legal regulation and principles of digital services and communication
• know the principles of social media
• know how to use social media in social and/or church work
• are familiar with the current situation of electronic and digital services in the sector and the main characteristics of development
• know how to follow the digital development of social and/or church work as well as develop their own digital competence.

Content

• digital services
• guidance and counselling in digital operating environments
• legal regulation and ethical principles of digital communication
• social media
• digitalisation

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 01.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
Groups
  • F52sos
  • F52sosd

Objective

Students
• know how to use and apply digital services to the customer’s needs
• know how to use online counselling in a comprehensive manner to serve citizens
• know how to apply professional interaction and guidance skills in various digital operating environments
• understand the legal regulation and principles of digital services and communication
• know the principles of social media
• know how to use social media in social and/or church work
• are familiar with the current situation of electronic and digital services in the sector and the main characteristics of development
• know how to follow the digital development of social and/or church work as well as develop their own digital competence.

Content

• digital services
• guidance and counselling in digital operating environments
• legal regulation and ethical principles of digital communication
• social media
• digitalisation

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.02.2024 - 18.02.2024

Timing

20.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Mika Alavaikko
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
• know how to use and apply digital services to the customer’s needs
• know how to use online counselling in a comprehensive manner to serve citizens
• know how to apply professional interaction and guidance skills in various digital operating environments
• understand the legal regulation and principles of digital services and communication
• know the principles of social media
• know how to use social media in social and/or church work
• are familiar with the current situation of electronic and digital services in the sector and the main characteristics of development
• know how to follow the digital development of social and/or church work as well as develop their own digital competence.

Content

• digital services
• guidance and counselling in digital operating environments
• legal regulation and ethical principles of digital communication
• social media
• digitalisation

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.02.2024 - 18.02.2024

Timing

01.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Vilhelmiina Vuori
  • Tarja Isomäki
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
• know how to use and apply digital services to the customer’s needs
• know how to use online counselling in a comprehensive manner to serve citizens
• know how to apply professional interaction and guidance skills in various digital operating environments
• understand the legal regulation and principles of digital services and communication
• know the principles of social media
• know how to use social media in social and/or church work
• are familiar with the current situation of electronic and digital services in the sector and the main characteristics of development
• know how to follow the digital development of social and/or church work as well as develop their own digital competence.

Content

• digital services
• guidance and counselling in digital operating environments
• legal regulation and ethical principles of digital communication
• social media
• digitalisation

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 19.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Riina Karjalainen
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 05.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Hanna Laurila
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

04.03.2024 - 26.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Social Services
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Hanna Lamberg
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
• know general social alignments, strategies, essential legislation and service system related to domestic violence
• know the prevalence, manifestation and consequences of domestic violence and understand the dynamics related to the phenomena
• can identify, face and act in domestic violence work within the limits of their profession
• understand the relevance of multi-professional cooperation in domestic violence work and can act as a representative of his/her profession in multi-professional work
• can utilise the current research results related to domestic violence for development of professional work.

Content

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

Teaching methods

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.

Location and time

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

Completion alternatives

Not applicable.

Student workload

The workload is approximately 27 h per credit.

Assessment methods and criteria

Resubmit / pass

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 14.04.2024

Timing

05.02.2024 - 12.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 999

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Jaana Tilli
  • Julia Sahramäki
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 14.04.2024

Timing

05.02.2024 - 12.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 999

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
Teachers
  • Jaana Tilli
  • Julia Sahramäki
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Timing

08.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Pieksämäki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 60

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Juhani Toivanen
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä 1 (Size: 35. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä 2 (Size: 35. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • E53sosd
  • E53sos
Small groups
  • pienryhmä 1
  • pienryhmä 2

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer verbally
- know how to investigate the customer’s current and previous state of health or life situation
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

21.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Eija Tapio
Groups
  • A52sos

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer verbally
- know how to investigate the customer’s current and previous state of health or life situation
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

02.07.2023 - 31.07.2023

Timing

21.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Liisa Keränen
Groups
  • A52sos

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer verbally
- know how to investigate the customer’s current and previous state of health or life situation
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 17.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Jenna Wallin
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä 1 (Size: 40. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä 2 (Size: 40. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • F52sos
  • F52sosd
Small groups
  • pienryhmä 1
  • pienryhmä 2

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer verbally
- know how to investigate the customer’s current and previous state of health or life situation
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

08.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Eija Tapio
Groups
  • A53sos

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer verbally
- know how to investigate the customer’s current and previous state of health or life situation
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

08.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Liisa Keränen
Groups
  • A53sos

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer verbally
- know how to investigate the customer’s current and previous state of health or life situation
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

08.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 56

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Liisa Keränen
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvaka

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer verbally
- know how to investigate the customer’s current and previous state of health or life situation
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

01.01.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Juhani Toivanen
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvaka

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer verbally
- know how to investigate the customer’s current and previous state of health or life situation
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.02.2024 - 18.02.2024

Timing

01.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Juhani Toivanen
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer verbally
- know how to investigate the customer’s current and previous state of health or life situation
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.02.2024 - 18.02.2024

Timing

01.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Tia Virtanen
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer verbally
- know how to investigate the customer’s current and previous state of health or life situation
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.02.2024 - 18.02.2024

Timing

01.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Tia Virtanen
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer verbally
- know how to investigate the customer’s current and previous state of health or life situation
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Pieksämäki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 60

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Juhani Toivanen
Groups
  • E53sosd
  • E53sos

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer in writing
- know how to appropriately document the information needed in the service
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

21.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Eija Tapio
Groups
  • A52sos

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer in writing
- know how to appropriately document the information needed in the service
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Enrollment

02.07.2023 - 31.07.2023

Timing

21.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Liisa Keränen
Groups
  • A52sos

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer in writing
- know how to appropriately document the information needed in the service
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 17.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Jenna Wallin
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä 1 (Size: 40. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä 2 (Size: 40. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • F52sos
  • F52sosd
Small groups
  • pienryhmä 1
  • pienryhmä 2

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer in writing
- know how to appropriately document the information needed in the service
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Eija Tapio
Groups
  • A53sos

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer in writing
- know how to appropriately document the information needed in the service
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Timing

08.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Liisa Keränen
Groups
  • A53sos

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer in writing
- know how to appropriately document the information needed in the service
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 56

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Liisa Keränen
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvaka

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer in writing
- know how to appropriately document the information needed in the service
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Timing

01.01.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Juhani Toivanen
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvaka

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer in writing
- know how to appropriately document the information needed in the service
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Evaluation scale

0-5

Timing

01.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Juhani Toivanen
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer in writing
- know how to appropriately document the information needed in the service
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Timing

01.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Tia Virtanen
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer in writing
- know how to appropriately document the information needed in the service
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Timing

01.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Tia Virtanen
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
- know how to communicate in multi-professional and multicultural settings (objective is to reach the European CEFR level B2)
- know how to advise the customer in writing
- know how to appropriately document the information needed in the service
- know how to use and understand the key professional vocabulary and concepts

Content

- intercultural communication
- customer situations
- professional vocabulary and topics in the student’s field

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

29.01.2024 - 26.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Tia Virtanen
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.02.2024 - 18.02.2024

Timing

01.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 30

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Jenna Wallin
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

12.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

22.02.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Oulu

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Tiina Ervelius
  • Marjut Ikonen
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä 2 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • OUL-K24sosd
  • OUL-K24sos
Small groups
  • pienryhmä 1
  • pienryhmä 2

Objective

Students
• know how to use basic first aid skills in social and church work.

Content

• first aid in social and church sector work

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Timing

15.04.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Janita Laine-Ahola
  • Pauliina Kuusisto
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä 1a (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä 1b (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä 2a (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä 2b (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • POR-K24sos
  • POR-K24sosd
Small groups
  • pienryhmä 1a
  • pienryhmä 1b
  • pienryhmä 2a
  • pienryhmä 2b

Objective

Students
• know how to use basic first aid skills in social and church work.

Content

• first aid in social and church sector work

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

20.11.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Suvi Vierelä
  • Julia Sahramäki
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosd
  • HKI-S23sosn

Objective

Students
• know how to use basic first aid skills in social and church work.

Content

• first aid in social and church sector work

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.04.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 60

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Suvi Vierelä
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvakaAVOIN

Objective

Students
• know how to use basic first aid skills in social and church work.

Content

• first aid in social and church sector work

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

22.04.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Julia Sahramäki
Groups
  • HKI-K24sos

Objective

Students
• know how to use basic first aid skills in social and church work.

Content

• first aid in social and church sector work

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

27.11.2023 - 22.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Julia Sahramäki
  • Linnea Jokinen
Groups
  • HKI-S23sos

Objective

Students
• know how to use basic first aid skills in social and church work.

Content

• first aid in social and church sector work

Timing

08.01.2024 - 03.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Atte Kollanus
  • Mika Alavaikko
Groups
  • I50sosd
    I50sosd
  • F50sos
    F50sos
  • A50sos
    A50sos
  • F50sosd
    F50sosd
  • A50sosn
    A50sosn
  • A50sosd
    A50sosd

Objective

Students
• know how to identify a need for new services and products within the social, health and church sectors
• know how to develop a project or business concept
• know how to complete project applications within their own field
• are familiar with various business entity types and the procedures related to setting up and running a business
• are familiar with the principles of social entrepreneurship
• are familiar with the financing and assessment principles of projects and business operations are familiar with the communication principles related to projects and business operations
• the basics of quality and supervision of projects and business operations within the social and health sectors
• know how to apply methods of joint development.

Content

• drafting project applications and business plans
• business entity types, entrepreneurship and the basics of setting up a business
• social entrepreneurship
• financing and assessment of projects and business operations
• communication related to projects and entrepreneurship
• presenting project and business concepts
• communication plan
• quality and supervision of projects and businesses within the social and health sectors
• joint development

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

24.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 03.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Atte Kollanus
  • Mika Alavaikko
Groups
  • I50sosd
    I50sosd
  • F50sos
    F50sos
  • A50sos
    A50sos
  • F50sosd
    F50sosd
  • A50sosn
    A50sosn
  • A50sosd
    A50sosd

Objective

Students
• know how to identify a need for new services and products within the social, health and church sectors
• know how to develop a project or business concept
• know how to complete project applications within their own field
• are familiar with various business entity types and the procedures related to setting up and running a business
• are familiar with the principles of social entrepreneurship
• are familiar with the financing and assessment principles of projects and business operations are familiar with the communication principles related to projects and business operations
• the basics of quality and supervision of projects and business operations within the social and health sectors
• know how to apply methods of joint development.

Content

• drafting project applications and business plans
• business entity types, entrepreneurship and the basics of setting up a business
• social entrepreneurship
• financing and assessment of projects and business operations
• communication related to projects and entrepreneurship
• presenting project and business concepts
• communication plan
• quality and supervision of projects and businesses within the social and health sectors
• joint development

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

11.03.2024 - 28.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Elina Johansson
  • Mika Alavaikko
Groups
  • Diak
  • I50sosd
    I50sosd
  • F50sos
    F50sos
  • A50sos
    A50sos
  • F50sosd
    F50sosd
  • A50sosn
    A50sosn
  • A50sosd
    A50sosd

Objective

Students
• know how to identify a need for new services and products within the social, health and church sectors
• know how to develop a project or business concept
• know how to complete project applications within their own field
• are familiar with various business entity types and the procedures related to setting up and running a business
• are familiar with the principles of social entrepreneurship
• are familiar with the financing and assessment principles of projects and business operations are familiar with the communication principles related to projects and business operations
• the basics of quality and supervision of projects and business operations within the social and health sectors
• know how to apply methods of joint development.

Content

• drafting project applications and business plans
• business entity types, entrepreneurship and the basics of setting up a business
• social entrepreneurship
• financing and assessment of projects and business operations
• communication related to projects and entrepreneurship
• presenting project and business concepts
• communication plan
• quality and supervision of projects and businesses within the social and health sectors
• joint development

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 08.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 60

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Elina Johansson
  • Mika Alavaikko
Groups
  • A49sos
  • A49sosd
  • Diak
  • E49sosd
  • A49sosn
  • E49sos

Objective

Students
• know how to identify a need for new services and products within the social, health and church sectors
• know how to develop a project or business concept
• know how to complete project applications within their own field
• are familiar with various business entity types and the procedures related to setting up and running a business
• are familiar with the principles of social entrepreneurship
• are familiar with the financing and assessment principles of projects and business operations are familiar with the communication principles related to projects and business operations
• the basics of quality and supervision of projects and business operations within the social and health sectors
• know how to apply methods of joint development.

Content

• drafting project applications and business plans
• business entity types, entrepreneurship and the basics of setting up a business
• social entrepreneurship
• financing and assessment of projects and business operations
• communication related to projects and entrepreneurship
• presenting project and business concepts
• communication plan
• quality and supervision of projects and businesses within the social and health sectors
• joint development

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

09.10.2023 - 26.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
  • Elina Johansson
Groups
  • A49sos
  • A49sosd
  • Diak
  • E49sosd
  • A49sosn
  • E49sos

Objective

Students
• know how to identify a need for new services and products within the social, health and church sectors
• know how to develop a project or business concept
• know how to complete project applications within their own field
• are familiar with various business entity types and the procedures related to setting up and running a business
• are familiar with the principles of social entrepreneurship
• are familiar with the financing and assessment principles of projects and business operations are familiar with the communication principles related to projects and business operations
• the basics of quality and supervision of projects and business operations within the social and health sectors
• know how to apply methods of joint development.

Content

• drafting project applications and business plans
• business entity types, entrepreneurship and the basics of setting up a business
• social entrepreneurship
• financing and assessment of projects and business operations
• communication related to projects and entrepreneurship
• presenting project and business concepts
• communication plan
• quality and supervision of projects and businesses within the social and health sectors
• joint development

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.02.2024 - 18.02.2024

Timing

20.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

4 op

Virtual portion

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Unit

Sosionomitutkinnot

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Elina Johansson
  • Mika Alavaikko
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
• know how to identify a need for new services and products within the social, health and church sectors
• know how to develop a project or business concept
• know how to complete project applications within their own field
• are familiar with various business entity types and the procedures related to setting up and running a business
• are familiar with the principles of social entrepreneurship
• are familiar with the financing and assessment principles of projects and business operations are familiar with the communication principles related to projects and business operations
• the basics of quality and supervision of projects and business operations within the social and health sectors
• know how to apply methods of joint development.

Content

• drafting project applications and business plans
• business entity types, entrepreneurship and the basics of setting up a business
• social entrepreneurship
• financing and assessment of projects and business operations
• communication related to projects and entrepreneurship
• presenting project and business concepts
• communication plan
• quality and supervision of projects and businesses within the social and health sectors
• joint development

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

01.01.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

18 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Unit

Sosionomitutkinnot

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Pirkko Kärkkäinen
  • Vilhelmiina Vuori
  • Riina Karjalainen
  • Jaana Rintala
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Marianne Neuvonen
Scheduling groups
  • Ryhmä 1: Harjoittelun 1.1.-31.3.2024 suorittavat (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Ryhmä 2: Harjoittelun 26.2.-26.5.2024 suorittavat (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • A54sos
    A54sos
  • HKI-S23sosvaka
Small groups
  • Ryhmä 1: Harjoittelun 1.1.-31.3.2024 suorittavat
  • Ryhmä 2: Harjoittelun 26.2.-26.5.2024 suorittavat

Objective

Students
• know how to apply the central social legislation in a customer-oriented manner
• know how to use a goal-oriented and resource-based work orientation in customer work
• know how to use professional social work methods to support the customer
• are familiar with professional documentation and understand the importance of documentation in customer work
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• are familiar with practical network-based multi-professional work and know how to work as a member of a multi-professional team
• know how to evaluate services from the point of view of the user and their service needs and identify areas in need of improvement
• know how to act ethically in typical professional situations
• know how to strengthen the customer’s right of self-determination, equality, inclusion and integration in society and describe the possibilities for advocacy within the sector
• know how to identify situations causing value conflicts in customer work
• know how to identify the consequences and impacts of social work activities from the viewpoint of the realisation of social justice

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.01.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

18 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Unit

Sosionomitutkinnot

Campus

Oulu

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Harriet Tervonen
  • Sirpa Salmela
  • Riina Karjalainen
  • Sari Jylli
Groups
  • I54sos
    I54sos

Objective

Students
• know how to apply the central social legislation in a customer-oriented manner
• know how to use a goal-oriented and resource-based work orientation in customer work
• know how to use professional social work methods to support the customer
• are familiar with professional documentation and understand the importance of documentation in customer work
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• are familiar with practical network-based multi-professional work and know how to work as a member of a multi-professional team
• know how to evaluate services from the point of view of the user and their service needs and identify areas in need of improvement
• know how to act ethically in typical professional situations
• know how to strengthen the customer’s right of self-determination, equality, inclusion and integration in society and describe the possibilities for advocacy within the sector
• know how to identify situations causing value conflicts in customer work
• know how to identify the consequences and impacts of social work activities from the viewpoint of the realisation of social justice

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.01.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

18 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Unit

Sosionomitutkinnot

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Sari Jylli
  • Anu Hellesuo
Groups
  • F54sos
    F54sos

Objective

Students
• know how to apply the central social legislation in a customer-oriented manner
• know how to use a goal-oriented and resource-based work orientation in customer work
• know how to use professional social work methods to support the customer
• are familiar with professional documentation and understand the importance of documentation in customer work
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• are familiar with practical network-based multi-professional work and know how to work as a member of a multi-professional team
• know how to evaluate services from the point of view of the user and their service needs and identify areas in need of improvement
• know how to act ethically in typical professional situations
• know how to strengthen the customer’s right of self-determination, equality, inclusion and integration in society and describe the possibilities for advocacy within the sector
• know how to identify situations causing value conflicts in customer work
• know how to identify the consequences and impacts of social work activities from the viewpoint of the realisation of social justice

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

02.07.2023 - 31.07.2023

Timing

01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

18 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services

Objective

Students
• know how to apply the central social legislation in a customer-oriented manner
• know how to use a goal-oriented and resource-based work orientation in customer work
• know how to use professional social work methods to support the customer
• are familiar with professional documentation and understand the importance of documentation in customer work
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• are familiar with practical network-based multi-professional work and know how to work as a member of a multi-professional team
• know how to evaluate services from the point of view of the user and their service needs and identify areas in need of improvement
• know how to act ethically in typical professional situations
• know how to strengthen the customer’s right of self-determination, equality, inclusion and integration in society and describe the possibilities for advocacy within the sector
• know how to identify situations causing value conflicts in customer work
• know how to identify the consequences and impacts of social work activities from the viewpoint of the realisation of social justice

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

18 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 555

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Vilhelmiina Vuori
  • Jaana Rintala
  • Juha Tapio
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Marianne Neuvonen
Scheduling groups
  • Ryhmä 1: Harjoittelun 7.8.-5.11.2023 suorittavat (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Ryhmä 2: Harjoittelun 18.9.-17.12.2023 suorittavat (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • A53sos
Small groups
  • Ryhmä 1: Harjoittelun 7.8.-5.11.2023 suorittavat
  • Ryhmä 2: Harjoittelun 18.9.-17.12.2023 suorittavat

Objective

Students
• know how to apply the central social legislation in a customer-oriented manner
• know how to use a goal-oriented and resource-based work orientation in customer work
• know how to use professional social work methods to support the customer
• are familiar with professional documentation and understand the importance of documentation in customer work
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• are familiar with practical network-based multi-professional work and know how to work as a member of a multi-professional team
• know how to evaluate services from the point of view of the user and their service needs and identify areas in need of improvement
• know how to act ethically in typical professional situations
• know how to strengthen the customer’s right of self-determination, equality, inclusion and integration in society and describe the possibilities for advocacy within the sector
• know how to identify situations causing value conflicts in customer work
• know how to identify the consequences and impacts of social work activities from the viewpoint of the realisation of social justice

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

21.08.2023 - 17.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

18 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Pieksämäki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Pirkko Kärkkäinen
  • Sirpa Ylönen
Groups
  • E53sos

Objective

Students
• know how to apply the central social legislation in a customer-oriented manner
• know how to use a goal-oriented and resource-based work orientation in customer work
• know how to use professional social work methods to support the customer
• are familiar with professional documentation and understand the importance of documentation in customer work
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• are familiar with practical network-based multi-professional work and know how to work as a member of a multi-professional team
• know how to evaluate services from the point of view of the user and their service needs and identify areas in need of improvement
• know how to act ethically in typical professional situations
• know how to strengthen the customer’s right of self-determination, equality, inclusion and integration in society and describe the possibilities for advocacy within the sector
• know how to identify situations causing value conflicts in customer work
• know how to identify the consequences and impacts of social work activities from the viewpoint of the realisation of social justice

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

01.01.2024 - 26.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Unit

Sosionomitutkinnot

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Pirkko Kärkkäinen
  • Vilhelmiina Vuori
  • Riina Karjalainen
  • Jaana Rintala
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Marianne Neuvonen
Groups
  • A54sos
    A54sos
  • HKI-S23sosvaka

Objective

Students
• know how to assess their professional growth phase and set development challenges for their professional growth
• know how to reflect on their professional identity and actions as a professional in social work
• know how to assess their activities and the basis of their professional actions in relation to the underlying thinking patterns and operating models as well as the social big picture including an evaluative and conscious development of activities together with other actors
• understand the value-laden nature of social work and know how to reflect on their own dependencies.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.01.2024 - 12.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Unit

Sosionomitutkinnot

Campus

Oulu

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Harriet Tervonen
  • Riina Karjalainen
  • Sari Jylli
Groups
  • I54sos
    I54sos

Objective

Students
• know how to assess their professional growth phase and set development challenges for their professional growth
• know how to reflect on their professional identity and actions as a professional in social work
• know how to assess their activities and the basis of their professional actions in relation to the underlying thinking patterns and operating models as well as the social big picture including an evaluative and conscious development of activities together with other actors
• understand the value-laden nature of social work and know how to reflect on their own dependencies.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.01.2024 - 02.06.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Sari Jylli
  • Anu Hellesuo
Groups
  • F54sos
    F54sos

Objective

Students
• know how to assess their professional growth phase and set development challenges for their professional growth
• know how to reflect on their professional identity and actions as a professional in social work
• know how to assess their activities and the basis of their professional actions in relation to the underlying thinking patterns and operating models as well as the social big picture including an evaluative and conscious development of activities together with other actors
• understand the value-laden nature of social work and know how to reflect on their own dependencies.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 555

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Vilhelmiina Vuori
  • Jaana Rintala
  • Juha Tapio
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Marianne Neuvonen
Scheduling groups
  • Ryhmä 1: Harjoittelun 7.8.-5.11.2023 suorittavat (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
  • Ryhmä 2: Harjoittelun 18.9.-17.12.2023 suorittavat (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • A53sos
Small groups
  • Ryhmä 1: Harjoittelun 7.8.-5.11.2023 suorittavat
  • Ryhmä 2: Harjoittelun 18.9.-17.12.2023 suorittavat

Objective

Students
• know how to assess their professional growth phase and set development challenges for their professional growth
• know how to reflect on their professional identity and actions as a professional in social work
• know how to assess their activities and the basis of their professional actions in relation to the underlying thinking patterns and operating models as well as the social big picture including an evaluative and conscious development of activities together with other actors
• understand the value-laden nature of social work and know how to reflect on their own dependencies.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

21.08.2023 - 17.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Pieksämäki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Pirkko Kärkkäinen
  • Sirpa Ylönen
Groups
  • E53sos

Objective

Students
• know how to assess their professional growth phase and set development challenges for their professional growth
• know how to reflect on their professional identity and actions as a professional in social work
• know how to assess their activities and the basis of their professional actions in relation to the underlying thinking patterns and operating models as well as the social big picture including an evaluative and conscious development of activities together with other actors
• understand the value-laden nature of social work and know how to reflect on their own dependencies.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

18 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Unit

Sosionomitutkinnot

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Vilhelmiina Vuori
  • Sari Jylli
  • Sandra Hagman
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Marjaana Marttila-Ojala
  • Marianne Neuvonen
  • Taina Heino
  • Anu Hellesuo
Scheduling groups
  • GER (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
  • LST (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
  • MIE (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
  • MON (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
  • VAM (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
  • VAR (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • F52sos
  • A52sos
Small groups
  • GER
  • LST
  • MIE
  • MON
  • VAM
  • VAR

Objective

Students
• use professional methods in work with customers
• know how to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team in diverse and multicultural settings
• are familiar with professional documentation and understand the importance of documentation in customer work
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• evaluate services from the point of view of the user and their service needs and identify areas in need of improvement
• support participation, equality and social integration and participate in discourse relating to their field
• adhere to ethical principles in work with customers and in workplace settings
• identify situations involving value conflicts in work with customers
• apply the values and ethical principles of the social services field in work with customers
• promote social justice in work with customers

Objectives of work placement for gaining the competence of licensed social service professional (sosionomi) within early childhood education

Students
• know how to plan, implement, evaluate and develop activities for children and groups of children
• know how to support children’s inclusion and characteristic way of operating (playing)
• know how to use professional methods in supporting children and families in diverse and multicultural settings
• know how to strengthen the educational collaboration
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• have knowledge of the parties of day care and early childhood education and recognise the role of network-based and multi-professional work in practice
• know how to work as a member of a multi-professional team in diverse and multicultural settings
• know how to work in their chosen setting with a goal-oriented and reflective approach.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 26.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

18 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 200

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Riina Karjalainen
  • Sirpa Ylönen
  • Sanna Ojala
  • Satu Keisala
  • Pirkko Kärkkäinen
  • Sandra Hagman
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Marjaana Marttila-Ojala
  • Taina Heino
  • Marianne Neuvonen
  • Mari Nieminen
Scheduling groups
  • LST (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
  • MIE (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
  • MON (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
  • VAR (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
  • VAM (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • E51sos
    E51sos
  • A51sos
    A51sos
Small groups
  • LST
  • MIE
  • MON
  • VAR
  • VAM

Objective

Students
• use professional methods in work with customers
• know how to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team in diverse and multicultural settings
• are familiar with professional documentation and understand the importance of documentation in customer work
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• evaluate services from the point of view of the user and their service needs and identify areas in need of improvement
• support participation, equality and social integration and participate in discourse relating to their field
• adhere to ethical principles in work with customers and in workplace settings
• identify situations involving value conflicts in work with customers
• apply the values and ethical principles of the social services field in work with customers
• promote social justice in work with customers

Objectives of work placement for gaining the competence of licensed social service professional (sosionomi) within early childhood education

Students
• know how to plan, implement, evaluate and develop activities for children and groups of children
• know how to support children’s inclusion and characteristic way of operating (playing)
• know how to use professional methods in supporting children and families in diverse and multicultural settings
• know how to strengthen the educational collaboration
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• have knowledge of the parties of day care and early childhood education and recognise the role of network-based and multi-professional work in practice
• know how to work as a member of a multi-professional team in diverse and multicultural settings
• know how to work in their chosen setting with a goal-oriented and reflective approach.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

18 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Satu Keisala
  • Marjaana Marttila-Ojala
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvaka

Objective

Students
• use professional methods in work with customers
• know how to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team in diverse and multicultural settings
• are familiar with professional documentation and understand the importance of documentation in customer work
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• evaluate services from the point of view of the user and their service needs and identify areas in need of improvement
• support participation, equality and social integration and participate in discourse relating to their field
• adhere to ethical principles in work with customers and in workplace settings
• identify situations involving value conflicts in work with customers
• apply the values and ethical principles of the social services field in work with customers
• promote social justice in work with customers

Objectives of work placement for gaining the competence of licensed social service professional (sosionomi) within early childhood education

Students
• know how to plan, implement, evaluate and develop activities for children and groups of children
• know how to support children’s inclusion and characteristic way of operating (playing)
• know how to use professional methods in supporting children and families in diverse and multicultural settings
• know how to strengthen the educational collaboration
• have knowledge of and adhere to data security and protection as well as practices related to customer safety
• have knowledge of the parties of day care and early childhood education and recognise the role of network-based and multi-professional work in practice
• know how to work as a member of a multi-professional team in diverse and multicultural settings
• know how to work in their chosen setting with a goal-oriented and reflective approach.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 28.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Vilhelmiina Vuori
  • Riina Karjalainen
  • Sandra Hagman
  • Sari Jylli
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Marjaana Marttila-Ojala
  • Marianne Neuvonen
  • Taina Heino
  • Anu Hellesuo
Scheduling groups
  • GER (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
  • LST (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
  • MIE (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
  • MON (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
  • VAM (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
  • VAR (Size: 500. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • F52sos
  • A52sos
Small groups
  • GER
  • LST
  • MIE
  • MON
  • VAM
  • VAR

Objective

Students
• know how to assess their professional growth phase and set development challenges for their professional growth
• know how to reflect on their professional identity and actions as a professional in social work
• know how to assess their activities and the basis of their professional actions in relation to the underlying thinking patterns and operating models as well as the social big picture, including an evaluative and conscious development of activities together with other actors
• understand the value-laden nature of social work and know how to reflect on their own dependencies.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 26.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 200

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Riina Karjalainen
  • Sirpa Ylönen
  • Sanna Ojala
  • Satu Keisala
  • Pirkko Kärkkäinen
  • Sandra Hagman
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Marjaana Marttila-Ojala
  • Hanna Lamberg
  • Taina Heino
  • Marianne Neuvonen
  • Mari Nieminen
Scheduling groups
  • LST (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
  • MIE (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
  • MON (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
  • VAM (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
  • VAR (Size: 200. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • E51sos
    E51sos
  • A51sos
    A51sos
Small groups
  • LST
  • MIE
  • MON
  • VAM
  • VAR

Objective

Students
• know how to assess their professional growth phase and set development challenges for their professional growth
• know how to reflect on their professional identity and actions as a professional in social work
• know how to assess their activities and the basis of their professional actions in relation to the underlying thinking patterns and operating models as well as the social big picture, including an evaluative and conscious development of activities together with other actors
• understand the value-laden nature of social work and know how to reflect on their own dependencies.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Satu Keisala
  • Marjaana Marttila-Ojala
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvaka

Objective

Students
• know how to assess their professional growth phase and set development challenges for their professional growth
• know how to reflect on their professional identity and actions as a professional in social work
• know how to assess their activities and the basis of their professional actions in relation to the underlying thinking patterns and operating models as well as the social big picture, including an evaluative and conscious development of activities together with other actors
• understand the value-laden nature of social work and know how to reflect on their own dependencies.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

02.01.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

17 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Unit

Sosionomitutkinnot

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Sirpa Ylönen
  • Heini Kapanen
  • Hannu Piiroinen
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
  • Pirkko Kärkkäinen
  • Vilhelmiina Vuori
  • Sandra Hagman
  • Jaana Rintala
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Mika Alavaikko
  • Taina Heino
  • Marianne Neuvonen
  • Mari Nieminen
Groups
  • E51sos
    E51sos
  • A51sos
    A51sos

Objective

Students
• know how to analyse social and socioethical sets of problems
• know how to apply various customer and partner-based development, research and innovation methods for customer work and service systems in a systematic way through documentation
• know how to apply the ethical principles and values of social work in the development of services and work methods
• know how to professionally apply the central social legislation
• know how to evaluate service systems from the point of view of the user of social services and their service needs and identify areas in need of improvement
• know how to communicate the development progress, results and impact in a customer and partner-oriented manner
• understand the growth of professional identity as a continuously developing process.

The objective of the student’s final work placement is that their activities showcase all of the development, research and innovation competence acquired during their social services studies as well as social work’s pursuit to promote the realisation of social justice in the society. The student also knows how to participate in a professional ethical dialogue within social work.

Further information

Collaboration project / work placement carried out with community partnerships in Finland or abroad according to advanced competence(17 ECTS) (in adult social work, child welfare and family work, early childhood education, mental health and substance abuse work, disability work, gerontological social work, multicultural work, international work).

The work placement can be divided between two terms.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

08.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

18 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Tarja Tuovinen-Kakko
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Sirpa Salmela
  • Heini Kapanen
  • Hannu Piiroinen
  • Anu Hellesuo
  • Sandra Hagman
  • Jaana Rintala
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
  • Juha Tapio
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Mika Alavaikko
  • Mari Nieminen

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

17 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Tarja Tuovinen-Kakko
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Sirpa Salmela
  • Hannu Piiroinen
  • Heini Kapanen
  • Anu Hellesuo
  • Sandra Hagman
  • Jaana Rintala
  • Juha Tapio
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
  • Susanna Tanskanen
  • Mika Alavaikko
  • Mari Nieminen
Groups
  • F50sos
    F50sos
  • A50sos
    A50sos

Objective

Students
• know how to analyse social and socioethical sets of problems
• know how to apply various customer and partner-based development, research and innovation methods for customer work and service systems in a systematic way through documentation
• know how to apply the ethical principles and values of social work in the development of services and work methods
• know how to professionally apply the central social legislation
• know how to evaluate service systems from the point of view of the user of social services and their service needs and identify areas in need of improvement
• know how to communicate the development progress, results and impact in a customer and partner-oriented manner
• understand the growth of professional identity as a continuously developing process.

The objective of the student’s final work placement is that their activities showcase all of the development, research and innovation competence acquired during their social services studies as well as social work’s pursuit to promote the realisation of social justice in the society. The student also knows how to participate in a professional ethical dialogue within social work.

Further information

Collaboration project / work placement carried out with community partnerships in Finland or abroad according to advanced competence(17 ECTS) (in adult social work, child welfare and family work, early childhood education, mental health and substance abuse work, disability work, gerontological social work, multicultural work, international work).

The work placement can be divided between two terms.

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 30.11.2023

Timing

11.03.2024 - 05.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA in Humanities, Sign Language and Interpreting
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Humanities, Community Interpreting
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Eeva Kivelä
  • Sami Ritokoski
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

02.07.2022 - 31.07.2022

Timing

18.09.2023 - 13.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

1 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA in Humanities, Sign Language and Interpreting
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Humanities, Community Interpreting
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Eeva Kivelä
  • Sami Ritokoski

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.11.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 10.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 999

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Juha Tapio
  • Heini Kapanen
Groups
  • Diak
  • I52sosd
  • F50sos
    F50sos
  • A50sos
    A50sos
  • F50sosd
    F50sosd
  • A50sosn
    A50sosn
  • A50sosd
    A50sosd

Objective

Students
• understand the differences and similarities of public and civic activity
• know how to analyse the relationship between professional work and the civil society and organisational service production
• know how to analyse the significance of diverse and multi-layered citizenship
• know how to analyse the significance of peer support movements and other social movements
• know how to organise and coordinate various networks to increase civic participation
• know how to use various social impact channels

Content

• civil society
• diverse and multi-layered citizenship
• organisational service production
• peer support movements
• civic participation and empowerment
• various social impact channels

Further information

The study module can be carried out in English

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 25.02.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
  • Juha Tapio
Groups
  • A51sosn
    A51sosn
  • Diak
  • E51sosd
    E51sosd
  • E51sos
    E51sos
  • A51sosd
    A51sosd
  • A51sos
    A51sos

Objective

Students
• understand the differences and similarities of public and civic activity
• know how to analyse the relationship between professional work and the civil society and organisational service production
• know how to analyse the significance of diverse and multi-layered citizenship
• know how to analyse the significance of peer support movements and other social movements
• know how to organise and coordinate various networks to increase civic participation
• know how to use various social impact channels

Content

• civil society
• diverse and multi-layered citizenship
• organisational service production
• peer support movements
• civic participation and empowerment
• various social impact channels

Further information

The study module can be carried out in English

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

18.03.2024 - 05.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Vesa Vainiomäki
  • Mari Nieminen
Groups
  • A51sosn
    A51sosn
  • Diak
  • E51sosd
    E51sosd
  • E51sos
    E51sos
  • A51sosd
    A51sosd
  • A51sos
    A51sos

Objective

Students
• understand the differences and similarities of public and civic activity
• know how to analyse the relationship between professional work and the civil society and organisational service production
• know how to analyse the significance of diverse and multi-layered citizenship
• know how to analyse the significance of peer support movements and other social movements
• know how to organise and coordinate various networks to increase civic participation
• know how to use various social impact channels

Content

• civil society
• diverse and multi-layered citizenship
• organisational service production
• peer support movements
• civic participation and empowerment
• various social impact channels

Further information

The study module can be carried out in English

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

28.08.2023 - 08.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Juha Tapio
Groups
  • Diak
  • I52sosd
  • F50sos
    F50sos
  • A50sos
    A50sos
  • F50sosd
    F50sosd
  • A50sosn
    A50sosn
  • A50sosd
    A50sosd

Objective

Students
• understand the differences and similarities of public and civic activity
• know how to analyse the relationship between professional work and the civil society and organisational service production
• know how to analyse the significance of diverse and multi-layered citizenship
• know how to analyse the significance of peer support movements and other social movements
• know how to organise and coordinate various networks to increase civic participation
• know how to use various social impact channels

Content

• civil society
• diverse and multi-layered citizenship
• organisational service production
• peer support movements
• civic participation and empowerment
• various social impact channels

Further information

The study module can be carried out in English

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.02.2024 - 18.02.2024

Timing

01.05.2024 - 31.07.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Harriet Tervonen
  • Hannu Piiroinen
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
• understand the differences and similarities of public and civic activity
• know how to analyse the relationship between professional work and the civil society and organisational service production
• know how to analyse the significance of diverse and multi-layered citizenship
• know how to analyse the significance of peer support movements and other social movements
• know how to organise and coordinate various networks to increase civic participation
• know how to use various social impact channels

Content

• civil society
• diverse and multi-layered citizenship
• organisational service production
• peer support movements
• civic participation and empowerment
• various social impact channels

Further information

The study module can be carried out in English

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

18.09.2023 - 30.04.2024

Timing

02.01.2024 - 02.06.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

3 op

RDI portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 999

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
Teachers
  • Hanna-Leena Huttunen
  • Ilona Kontinen
Groups
  • A53sh
  • A53sosd
  • E53sosd
  • A53sha
  • A53sos
  • HKI-S23sosvaka
  • E53sos
  • I53sh
  • A54sh-lh
  • E53sh
  • F53sh
  • A53sosn

Objective

Students
- are familiar with the research, development and innovation process
- know various research methods and research material analysis methods
- know how to define the goals, methods and ethics in a research process
- know how to carry out a literary review in a research, development and innovation process
- know how to make a thesis idea paper
- are familiar with the thesis process and know how to use multi-professional guidance to support their thesis process

Content

- research, development and innovation process
- research methods and research material analysis methods
- thesis process
- literary review
- thesis idea paper

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 30.11.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Virtual portion

3 op

RDI portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 888

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Hanna-Leena Huttunen
  • Ilona Kontinen
Groups
  • A52th
  • F52sos
  • F52sosd
  • A52sosv
  • A52sh
  • A52shd
  • I52sosd
  • I52shd
  • A52sosn
  • A52sos
  • A52sosd

Objective

Students
- are familiar with the research, development and innovation process
- know various research methods and research material analysis methods
- know how to define the goals, methods and ethics in a research process
- know how to carry out a literary review in a research, development and innovation process
- know how to make a thesis idea paper
- are familiar with the thesis process and know how to use multi-professional guidance to support their thesis process

Content

- research, development and innovation process
- research methods and research material analysis methods
- thesis process
- literary review
- thesis idea paper

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

18.09.2023 - 30.04.2024

Timing

02.01.2024 - 02.06.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

2 op

RDI portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 999

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Tarja Tuovinen-Kakko
  • Titta Riihimäki
  • Sirpa Salmela
  • Sinikka Paukkunen
  • Sami Ritokoski
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
  • Anu Hellesuo
  • Tiina Ervelius
  • Harriet Tervonen
  • Eeva Kivelä
  • Paula Ropponen
  • Pia Tauriainen
  • Ella Eronen-Levonen
  • Pauliina Kuusisto
  • Mari Nieminen
  • Aino-Maaria Kokkonen
  • Linda Hublin
  • Mari Pulkkinen
  • Minna Partanen-Rytilahti
  • Päivi Thitz
  • Susanna Kallakorpi
  • Sirpa Ylönen
  • Sari Jylli
  • Kirsi Laukkonen
  • Eveliina Hellas
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Satu Keisala
  • Hanna-Leena Huttunen
  • Tiina Häkkinen
  • Ilona Kontinen
  • Marjaana Marttila-Ojala
  • Taina Heino
Groups
  • A52th
  • F52sos
  • F52sosd
  • A52sosv
  • A52sh
  • A52shd
  • I52sosd
  • I52shd
  • A52sosn
  • A52sos
  • A52sosd

Objective

Students
- know various research, development and innovation methods and research material analysis methods
- know how to apply the selected research, development and innovation strategy and method
- know how to make a thesis plan
- master the thesis process and know how to use multi-professional guidance to support their thesis process
- know how to critically appraise research data and justify their choices

Content

- research, development and innovation methods and research material analysis methods
- thesis plan
- critical assessment of research and method data

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 30.11.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

2 op

RDI portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 800

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Tarja Tuovinen-Kakko
  • Titta Riihimäki
  • Sirpa Salmela
  • Sinikka Paukkunen
  • Sami Ritokoski
  • Anu Hellesuo
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
  • Tiina Ervelius
  • Paula Ropponen
  • Pia Tauriainen
  • Ella Eronen-Levonen
  • Pauliina Kuusisto
  • Aino-Maaria Kokkonen
  • Mari Nieminen
  • Jouko Porkka
  • Linda Hublin
  • Minna Partanen-Rytilahti
  • Mari Pulkkinen
  • Sirpa Ylönen
  • Susanna Kallakorpi
  • Päivi Thitz
  • Sari Jylli
  • Kirsi Laukkonen
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Satu Keisala
  • Hanna-Leena Huttunen
  • Tiina Häkkinen
  • Ilona Kontinen
  • Marjaana Marttila-Ojala
  • Taina Heino
Groups
  • A51sosn
    A51sosn
  • F51sh
    F51sh
  • A52sh-lh
  • A51sha
    A51sha
  • A51sh
    A51sh
  • I51sh
    I51sh
  • E51sosd
    E51sosd
  • E51sos
    E51sos
  • A51sosd
    A51sosd
  • E51sh
    E51sh
  • A51sos
    A51sos

Objective

Students
- know various research, development and innovation methods and research material analysis methods
- know how to apply the selected research, development and innovation strategy and method
- know how to make a thesis plan
- master the thesis process and know how to use multi-professional guidance to support their thesis process
- know how to critically appraise research data and justify their choices

Content

- research, development and innovation methods and research material analysis methods
- thesis plan
- critical assessment of research and method data

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

18.09.2023 - 30.04.2024

Timing

02.01.2024 - 02.06.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

RDI portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 888

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Tarja Tuovinen-Kakko
  • Titta Riihimäki
  • Sirpa Salmela
  • Sinikka Paukkunen
  • Sami Ritokoski
  • Anu Hellesuo
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
  • Tiina Ervelius
  • Harriet Tervonen
  • Eeva Kivelä
  • Paula Ropponen
  • Pia Tauriainen
  • Ella Eronen-Levonen
  • Pauliina Kuusisto
  • Mari Nieminen
  • Aino-Maaria Kokkonen
  • Linda Hublin
  • Mari Pulkkinen
  • Minna Partanen-Rytilahti
  • Sirpa Ylönen
  • Susanna Kallakorpi
  • Päivi Thitz
  • Kirsi Laukkonen
  • Eveliina Hellas
  • Sanna-Maija Kohonen
  • Satu Keisala
  • Tiina Häkkinen
  • Hanna-Leena Huttunen
  • Ilona Kontinen
  • Marjaana Marttila-Ojala
Groups
  • A51sosn
    A51sosn
  • F51sh
    F51sh
  • A52sh-lh
  • A51sha
    A51sha
  • A51sh
    A51sh
  • I51sh
    I51sh
  • E51sosd
    E51sosd
  • E51sos
    E51sos
  • A51sosd
    A51sosd
  • A51sos
    A51sos
  • E51sh
    E51sh

Objective

Students
- know how to apply research, development and innovation methods in their work and develop their own activities in the working life
- know how to write a thesis as an investigating, developing, innovative and reflective collaboration process in the social, health and/or church sector
- understand the significance of result and impact assessments in research, development and innovation activities
- know how to give and receive constructive and critical feedback on research, development and innovation work
- know how to make a thesis report

Content

- application of research, development and innovation methods
- implementing a thesis project within the social, health and/or church sector
- result and impact assessments in research, development and innovation activities
- constructive and critical feedback
- thesis report

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

08.07.2023 - 06.08.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 22.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 15

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work

Objective

Students
- know how to apply research, development and innovation methods in their work and develop their own activities in the working life
- know how to write a thesis as an investigating, developing, innovative and reflective collaboration process in the social, health and/or church sector
- understand the significance of result and impact assessments in research, development and innovation activities
- know how to give and receive constructive and critical feedback on research, development and innovation work
- know how to make a thesis report

Content

- application of research, development and innovation methods
- implementing a thesis project within the social, health and/or church sector
- result and impact assessments in research, development and innovation activities
- constructive and critical feedback
- thesis report

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

18.09.2023 - 30.04.2024

Timing

02.01.2024 - 02.06.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

RDI portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 999

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Titta Riihimäki
Groups
  • A50sh
    A50sh
  • I50sosd
    I50sosd
  • A50th
    A50th
  • F50sos
    F50sos
  • A50sos
    A50sos
  • A49shd
  • F50sosd
    F50sosd
  • A50sosn
    A50sosn
  • A50sosd
    A50sosd

Objective

Students
- know how to assess research, development and innovation activities in professional work
- know how to present and justify the results of their research, development and innovation work in multidisciplinary thesis seminars and participate in professional ethical dialogue
- know how to communicate the results and further development challenges of their thesis to stakeholders
- know how to identify and communicate their professional competence and expertise to employers, collaboration partners and customers

Content

- thesis publication process
- professional communication
- professional critical reflection
- maturity test

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 30.11.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

RDI portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 800

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Titta Riihimäki
  • Satu Keisala
Groups
  • A49sos
  • A49sosd
  • A49sha
  • A49th
  • E49sh
  • F49sh
  • I48shd
  • A49sosn
  • I49sh
  • A49sh
  • E49sos
  • A50sh-lh
    A50sh-lh
  • E49sosd

Objective

Students
- know how to assess research, development and innovation activities in professional work
- know how to present and justify the results of their research, development and innovation work in multidisciplinary thesis seminars and participate in professional ethical dialogue
- know how to communicate the results and further development challenges of their thesis to stakeholders
- know how to identify and communicate their professional competence and expertise to employers, collaboration partners and customers

Content

- thesis publication process
- professional communication
- professional critical reflection
- maturity test

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

05.02.2024 - 26.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Riina Karjalainen
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

26.02.2024 - 03.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 60

Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Sirpa Ylönen
  • Taina Heino
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 28.04.2024

Timing

08.01.2024 - 31.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 1000

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Pirkko Kärkkäinen
  • Severi Saihomaa
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 12.11.2023

Timing

07.08.2023 - 17.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 2000

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Sirpa Salmela
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

04.03.2024 - 24.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

2 op

Virtual portion

2 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA in Health Care, Public Health Care
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA in Health Care
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA in Health Care, Diaconal Nursing
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Sally Bamford
Groups
  • Diak

Objective

Students
• are ready to operate in a foreign culture
• master the processes of planning and executing an international exchange and the rights, responsibilities and obligations of a student
• know how to evaluate and consider health and safety-related questions of working abroad
• receive competence to work in an ethically sustainable international operating environment
• know how to reflect on their actions, cultural identity, prejudices and professional development in an international context

Content

• processes related to international exchange studies
• intercultural interaction and communication
• health and safety abroad
• ethically sustainable activities
• professional reflection

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

29.01.2024 - 03.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Satu Keisala
  • Pirkko Kärkkäinen
  • Tarja Isomäki
Groups
  • F52sosd
  • A52sosv
  • Diak
  • I52sosd
  • A53sos
  • E53sos
  • A52sosn
  • A52sosd

Objective

Students will be able to
• recognise intergenerational patterns of maltreatment, the phenomena and forms of child
maltreatment, and their contributing factors in traumatisation
• understand the mechanism of traumatisation and its effects on a child’s development and
everyday life
• understand the importance of stability in everyday life for the child’s and their family’s
resilience and sense of security
• identify the dynamics of vicarious traumatisation in themselves, and the role and tools of
prevention

Content

• maltreatment as a phenomenon and the effects of adverse childhood experiences
(ACEs) on a child’s growth and development
• the psychological role of intergenerational traumatisation
• advanced understanding of trauma, recognising symptoms and understanding triggers
• the developmental role of protective factors in various growth environments
• susceptibility factors of vicarious traumatisation
• stabilising practices and work methods

Qualifications

Diak degree students: Completion of the thematic modules Assistance and the Service System (1 semester) and Inclusion and Guidance (2 semester), or equivalent accredited prior learning. The Family Work and Welfare (5 ECTS) course must be completed or accredited as prior learning.
Open UAS students: The course is available in Open UAS. Students are expected to be familiar with social work and the service systems of family support and child welfare, and the basics of customer case work. The course requires the ability to produce written and oral outputs.

Further information

Sama opintojakso, kuin Trauma orientation in child welfare, 5 op (TOC0005A21S)

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

11.09.2023 - 08.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Satu Keisala
  • Pirkko Kärkkäinen
  • Tarja Isomäki
Groups
  • F52sos
  • A51sosn
    A51sosn
  • Diak
  • A52sos
  • E51sosd
    E51sosd
  • A51sosd
    A51sosd

Objective

Students will be able to
• recognise intergenerational patterns of maltreatment, the phenomena and forms of child
maltreatment, and their contributing factors in traumatisation
• understand the mechanism of traumatisation and its effects on a child’s development and
everyday life
• understand the importance of stability in everyday life for the child’s and their family’s
resilience and sense of security
• identify the dynamics of vicarious traumatisation in themselves, and the role and tools of
prevention

Content

• maltreatment as a phenomenon and the effects of adverse childhood experiences
(ACEs) on a child’s growth and development
• the psychological role of intergenerational traumatisation
• advanced understanding of trauma, recognising symptoms and understanding triggers
• the developmental role of protective factors in various growth environments
• susceptibility factors of vicarious traumatisation
• stabilising practices and work methods

Qualifications

Diak degree students: Completion of the thematic modules Assistance and the Service System (1 semester) and Inclusion and Guidance (2 semester), or equivalent accredited prior learning. The Family Work and Welfare (5 ECTS) course must be completed or accredited as prior learning.
Open UAS students: The course is available in Open UAS. Students are expected to be familiar with social work and the service systems of family support and child welfare, and the basics of customer case work. The course requires the ability to produce written and oral outputs.

Further information

Sama opintojakso, kuin Trauma orientation in child welfare, 5 op (TOC0005A21S)

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

04.03.2024 - 31.03.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Tarja Isomäki
Groups
  • Diak
  • A53sos
  • E53sos

Objective

Students will be able to
• understand the starting points of systemic, planned and relationship-based approaches
and their role in child protection work
• support a child’s wellbeing, sense of security, agency and positive self-image through a
relationship-based approach
• establish confidential and dialogic relationships and understand the role of family-
therapeutic approaches in child protection
• work in a child-centred and multi-agency way in intensive family support and
rehabilitation

Content

• systemic thinking and the relationship-based approach in child protection
• dialogic, strengths-focused and narrative-based approaches
• well-being supportive, child-centred approaches
• a staged model of family support
• contents of multi-agency family support in family interventions and rehabilitation in child
protection
• approaches and methods of relationship-based work

Qualifications

Diak degree students: Completion of the thematic modules Assistance and the Service System (1 semester) and Inclusion and Guidance (2 semester), or equivalent accredited prior learning. The Family Work and Welfare (5 ECTS) course must be completed or accredited as prior learning.
Open UAS students: The course is available in Open UAS. Students are expected to be familiar with social work and the service systems of family support and child welfare, and the basics of customer case work. The course requires the ability to produce written and oral outputs.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

09.10.2023 - 05.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Tarja Isomäki
Groups
  • F52sos
  • A52sos

Objective

Students will be able to
• understand the starting points of systemic, planned and relationship-based approaches
and their role in child protection work
• support a child’s wellbeing, sense of security, agency and positive self-image through a
relationship-based approach
• establish confidential and dialogic relationships and understand the role of family-
therapeutic approaches in child protection
• work in a child-centred and multi-agency way in intensive family support and
rehabilitation

Content

• systemic thinking and the relationship-based approach in child protection
• dialogic, strengths-focused and narrative-based approaches
• well-being supportive, child-centred approaches
• a staged model of family support
• contents of multi-agency family support in family interventions and rehabilitation in child
protection
• approaches and methods of relationship-based work

Qualifications

Diak degree students: Completion of the thematic modules Assistance and the Service System (1 semester) and Inclusion and Guidance (2 semester), or equivalent accredited prior learning. The Family Work and Welfare (5 ECTS) course must be completed or accredited as prior learning.
Open UAS students: The course is available in Open UAS. Students are expected to be familiar with social work and the service systems of family support and child welfare, and the basics of customer case work. The course requires the ability to produce written and oral outputs.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.04.2024 - 05.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Tarja Isomäki
  • Teija Kynkäänniemi
Groups
  • Diak
  • A53sos
  • E53sos

Objective

Students will be able to
• identify and apply legislation relating to substitute care and aftercare and understand the
role of high-quality substitute care in the child’s and family’s life
• identify and apply the qualitative criteria of substitute care
• understand the role and contents of the personal key worker’s tasks from the child and
family’s perspective
• understand the role of continuity in substitute care and aftercare during changes and
transitions
• observe and develop expertise by experience in child protection
• take into account children and young people’s neuropsychiatric challenges, mental health
issues and substance abuse
• recognise the role of occupational wellbeing in child protection

Content

• recognition of background factors (ACEs) of placement in care and education
• identification of children and young people’s neuropsychiatric characteristics, mental health issues and substance abuse
• network-based advocacy and working with the immediate network
• forms of substitute care, high-quality substitute care matched to individual needs
• the therapeutic orientation and methodology of child protection
• well-implemented and holistic aftercare
• restrictive interventions under the Child Welfare Act, and the educational purpose of
restrictions as part of safe substitute care
• experts by experience in child protection development
• inclusive documentation in child protection
• the qualitative criteria of substitute care
• key legislation relating to substitute care and aftercare
• tools for supporting occupational wellbeing and safety in the community

Qualifications

Diak degree students: Completion of the thematic modules Assistance and the Service System (1 semester) and Inclusion and Guidance (2 semester), or equivalent accredited prior learning. The Family Work and Welfare (5 ECTS) course must be completed or accredited as prior learning.
Open UAS students: The course is available in Open UAS. Students are expected to be familiar with social work and the service systems of family support and child welfare, and the basics of customer case work. The course requires the ability to produce written and oral outputs.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

06.11.2023 - 03.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Tarja Isomäki
Groups
  • F52sos
  • A52sos

Objective

Students will be able to
• identify and apply legislation relating to substitute care and aftercare and understand the
role of high-quality substitute care in the child’s and family’s life
• identify and apply the qualitative criteria of substitute care
• understand the role and contents of the personal key worker’s tasks from the child and
family’s perspective
• understand the role of continuity in substitute care and aftercare during changes and
transitions
• observe and develop expertise by experience in child protection
• take into account children and young people’s neuropsychiatric challenges, mental health
issues and substance abuse
• recognise the role of occupational wellbeing in child protection

Content

• recognition of background factors (ACEs) of placement in care and education
• identification of children and young people’s neuropsychiatric characteristics, mental health issues and substance abuse
• network-based advocacy and working with the immediate network
• forms of substitute care, high-quality substitute care matched to individual needs
• the therapeutic orientation and methodology of child protection
• well-implemented and holistic aftercare
• restrictive interventions under the Child Welfare Act, and the educational purpose of
restrictions as part of safe substitute care
• experts by experience in child protection development
• inclusive documentation in child protection
• the qualitative criteria of substitute care
• key legislation relating to substitute care and aftercare
• tools for supporting occupational wellbeing and safety in the community

Qualifications

Diak degree students: Completion of the thematic modules Assistance and the Service System (1 semester) and Inclusion and Guidance (2 semester), or equivalent accredited prior learning. The Family Work and Welfare (5 ECTS) course must be completed or accredited as prior learning.
Open UAS students: The course is available in Open UAS. Students are expected to be familiar with social work and the service systems of family support and child welfare, and the basics of customer case work. The course requires the ability to produce written and oral outputs.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

05.02.2024 - 19.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Harriet Tervonen
  • Hanna Lamberg
Groups
  • Diak

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Timing

19.02.2024 - 21.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Oulu

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Tarja Tuovinen-Kakko
  • Harriet Tervonen
Scheduling groups
  • pienryhmä 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • pienryhmä 2 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
Groups
  • OUL-K24sosd
  • OUL-K24sos
Small groups
  • pienryhmä 1
  • pienryhmä 2

Objective

Students
• recognise their own creativity and resources as part of wellbeing and expertise
• know how to use their creativity and resources in social work
• understand the basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional social work
• are familiar with and know how to apply creative, art-based and functional methods in work carried out with various types of customers
• know how to support humans’ social agency

Content

• sectors of creativity and resources
• basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional working
• creative, art-based and functional methods
• supporting humans’ social agency through guidance
• examining and strengthening the student’s own creativity, resources and agency

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Timing

26.02.2024 - 19.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Mari Kirkanen
  • Sari Jylli
Groups
  • POR-K24sos
  • POR-K24sosd

Objective

Students
• recognise their own creativity and resources as part of wellbeing and expertise
• know how to use their creativity and resources in social work
• understand the basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional social work
• are familiar with and know how to apply creative, art-based and functional methods in work carried out with various types of customers
• know how to support humans’ social agency

Content

• sectors of creativity and resources
• basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional working
• creative, art-based and functional methods
• supporting humans’ social agency through guidance
• examining and strengthening the student’s own creativity, resources and agency

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

23.10.2023 - 01.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Jaana Rintala
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosd
  • HKI-S23sosn

Objective

Students
• recognise their own creativity and resources as part of wellbeing and expertise
• know how to use their creativity and resources in social work
• understand the basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional social work
• are familiar with and know how to apply creative, art-based and functional methods in work carried out with various types of customers
• know how to support humans’ social agency

Content

• sectors of creativity and resources
• basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional working
• creative, art-based and functional methods
• supporting humans’ social agency through guidance
• examining and strengthening the student’s own creativity, resources and agency

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

26.02.2024 - 12.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Jaana Rintala
Groups
  • HKI-K24sos

Objective

Students
• recognise their own creativity and resources as part of wellbeing and expertise
• know how to use their creativity and resources in social work
• understand the basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional social work
• are familiar with and know how to apply creative, art-based and functional methods in work carried out with various types of customers
• know how to support humans’ social agency

Content

• sectors of creativity and resources
• basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional working
• creative, art-based and functional methods
• supporting humans’ social agency through guidance
• examining and strengthening the student’s own creativity, resources and agency

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

18.09.2023 - 10.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 60

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Jaana Rintala
  • Marjaana Marttila-Ojala
Groups
  • HKI-S23sosvakaAVOIN

Objective

Students
• recognise their own creativity and resources as part of wellbeing and expertise
• know how to use their creativity and resources in social work
• understand the basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional social work
• are familiar with and know how to apply creative, art-based and functional methods in work carried out with various types of customers
• know how to support humans’ social agency

Content

• sectors of creativity and resources
• basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional working
• creative, art-based and functional methods
• supporting humans’ social agency through guidance
• examining and strengthening the student’s own creativity, resources and agency

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

02.10.2023 - 15.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Severi Saihomaa
  • Jaana Rintala
Groups
  • HKI-S23sos

Objective

Students
• recognise their own creativity and resources as part of wellbeing and expertise
• know how to use their creativity and resources in social work
• understand the basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional social work
• are familiar with and know how to apply creative, art-based and functional methods in work carried out with various types of customers
• know how to support humans’ social agency

Content

• sectors of creativity and resources
• basis and objectives of creative, art-based and functional working
• creative, art-based and functional methods
• supporting humans’ social agency through guidance
• examining and strengthening the student’s own creativity, resources and agency

Evaluation scale

Hyväksytty/Hylätty

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

15.01.2024 - 18.02.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Early Childhood Education and Care
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
  • BA of Social Services, Christian Youth Work
Teachers
  • Margarita Sakilayan-Latvala
  • Taina Heino
  • Anu Hellesuo
Groups
  • F52sosd
  • A52sosv
  • Diak
  • I52sosd
  • A53sos
  • E53sos
  • A52sosn
  • A52sosd

Objective

Students
- are familiar with multidisciplinary approaches to substance abuse and other addictions
- know how to work with various mental health, crisis and substance abuse customer groups in a customer-oriented manner and support the customer’s inclusion while considering the unique characteristics of various ages
- are familiar with crises and acute crisis work
- are familiar with and know how to apply the central legislation guiding and governing mental health and substance abuse work and the service system
- are familiar with the ethical principles, quality recommendations and strategies of mental health and substance abuse work as well as key national and international programmes
- know how to act in a culturally sensitive manner and support equality and diversity in mental health and substance abuse work
- are familiar with the connection between mental health and substance abuse problems and criminal behaviour
- know the significance of religion and spirituality in mental health and substance abuse work.

Content

- the scientific explanations of addiction
- customer inclusion in mental health, crisis and substance abuse work
- mental health, crisis and substance abuse work for various ages
- crisis work and acute crisis work
- legislation related to mental health and substance abuse
- ethical principles, quality recommendations and strategies of mental health and substance abuse work, national and international programmes
- cultural sensitivity, equality and diversity
- connections between mental health and substance abuse problems and criminal behaviour
- religion and spirituality in mental health and substance abuse work

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

11.09.2023 - 15.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Campus

Diak joint implementation

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 555

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Sari Jylli
  • Anu Hellesuo
Groups
  • F52sos
  • A51sosn
    A51sosn
  • Diak
  • E51sosd
    E51sosd
  • A52sos
  • A51sosd
    A51sosd

Objective

Students
- are familiar with multidisciplinary approaches to substance abuse and other addictions
- know how to work with various mental health, crisis and substance abuse customer groups in a customer-oriented manner and support the customer’s inclusion while considering the unique characteristics of various ages
- are familiar with crises and acute crisis work
- are familiar with and know how to apply the central legislation guiding and governing mental health and substance abuse work and the service system
- are familiar with the ethical principles, quality recommendations and strategies of mental health and substance abuse work as well as key national and international programmes
- know how to act in a culturally sensitive manner and support equality and diversity in mental health and substance abuse work
- are familiar with the connection between mental health and substance abuse problems and criminal behaviour
- know the significance of religion and spirituality in mental health and substance abuse work.

Content

- the scientific explanations of addiction
- customer inclusion in mental health, crisis and substance abuse work
- mental health, crisis and substance abuse work for various ages
- crisis work and acute crisis work
- legislation related to mental health and substance abuse
- ethical principles, quality recommendations and strategies of mental health and substance abuse work, national and international programmes
- cultural sensitivity, equality and diversity
- connections between mental health and substance abuse problems and criminal behaviour
- religion and spirituality in mental health and substance abuse work

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

26.02.2024 - 14.04.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus
  • Helsinki
  • Pieksämäki
Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Sirpa Ylönen
Groups
  • A53sos
  • E53sos

Objective

Students
- understand the principles of social rehabilitation in mental health and substance abuse work
- are familiar with the mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation system and process as well as collaboration based on a rehabilitation plan
- know how to consider the family and close network and support their adaptation and inclusion in the various phases of the mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation process
- know how to identify and prevent bullying manifested in social interaction
- know how to apply a psychosocial approach in mental health and substance abuse work with the starting point in developing and maintaining the customer’s rehabilitative readiness and strengthening the customer’s inclusion
- know how to support the customer in utilising methods of online self-care and professional customer work in the mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation process.

Content

- social rehabilitation in mental health and substance abuse work
- mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation system, process and plan
- bullying
- family and close network in the rehabilitation process
- a psychosocial approach
- online assistance in mental health and substance abuse work

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

02.10.2023 - 24.11.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus
  • Helsinki
  • Pori
Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Sari Jylli
  • Taina Heino
Groups
  • F52sos
  • A52sos

Objective

Students
- understand the principles of social rehabilitation in mental health and substance abuse work
- are familiar with the mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation system and process as well as collaboration based on a rehabilitation plan
- know how to consider the family and close network and support their adaptation and inclusion in the various phases of the mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation process
- know how to identify and prevent bullying manifested in social interaction
- know how to apply a psychosocial approach in mental health and substance abuse work with the starting point in developing and maintaining the customer’s rehabilitative readiness and strengthening the customer’s inclusion
- know how to support the customer in utilising methods of online self-care and professional customer work in the mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation process.

Content

- social rehabilitation in mental health and substance abuse work
- mental health and substance abuse rehabilitation system, process and plan
- bullying
- family and close network in the rehabilitation process
- a psychosocial approach
- online assistance in mental health and substance abuse work

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

01.04.2024 - 12.05.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus
  • Helsinki
  • Pieksämäki
Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Taina Heino
Groups
  • A53sos
  • E53sos

Objective

Students
- know how to assess the customer’s need for crisis services and can steer the customer to crisis services, where necessary
- know how to support the customer in an acute crisis
- know how to apply the key methods of mental health, crisis and substance abuse work
- know how to apply communal intervention methods, for example, in instances of bullying in daycare or school
- know how to develop their interaction and guidance competence in mental health, crisis and substance work carried out with various customer groups
- understand the significance of job supervision as an activity that strengthens expertise in mental health, crisis and substance abuse work.

Content

- acute crisis and crisis services
-central methods in mental health, crisis and substance abuse work
- intervention methods in bullying situations
- interaction and guidance skills
- job supervision and its significance

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

30.10.2023 - 17.12.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus
  • Helsinki
  • Pori
Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Tiina Lintunen
  • Sari Jylli
  • Taina Heino
Groups
  • F52sos
  • A52sos

Objective

Students
- know how to assess the customer’s need for crisis services and can steer the customer to crisis services, where necessary
- know how to support the customer in an acute crisis
- know how to apply the key methods of mental health, crisis and substance abuse work
- know how to apply communal intervention methods, for example, in instances of bullying in daycare or school
- know how to develop their interaction and guidance competence in mental health, crisis and substance work carried out with various customer groups
- understand the significance of job supervision as an activity that strengthens expertise in mental health, crisis and substance abuse work.

Content

- acute crisis and crisis services
-central methods in mental health, crisis and substance abuse work
- intervention methods in bullying situations
- interaction and guidance skills
- job supervision and its significance

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

11.10.2023 - 29.10.2023

Timing

08.01.2024 - 11.02.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Pieksämäki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 100

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
  • BA of Social Services, Diaconal Work
Teachers
  • Sandra Hagman
  • Juha Tapio
Groups
  • E53sosd
  • E53sos

Objective

Students
• be aware of the impact of global responsibility and migration in people’s lives
• are familiar with immigration policies and the central legislation in Finland
• identify personal and social processes related to immigration
• identify challenges related to a minority position
• know how to act to reduce and prevent racism and discrimination
• develop a human rights-based working method in professional work

Content

• international migration and its impact in human life
• global responsibility and human rights
• immigration policies and central legislation
• diversity work and minorities
• equality and inclusion in professional work

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 08.09.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Helsinki

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes
  • BA of Social Services
Teachers
  • Sandra Hagman
Groups
  • A52sos

Objective

Students
• be aware of the impact of global responsibility and migration in people’s lives
• are familiar with immigration policies and the central legislation in Finland
• identify personal and social processes related to immigration
• identify challenges related to a minority position
• know how to act to reduce and prevent racism and discrimination
• develop a human rights-based working method in professional work

Content

• international migration and its impact in human life
• global responsibility and human rights
• immigration policies and central legislation
• diversity work and minorities
• equality and inclusion in professional work

Evaluation scale

0-5

Enrollment

01.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Timing

14.08.2023 - 08.10.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Campus

Pori

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 333

Degree programmes