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Basis of Education Competence Standards Structure of Studies Development of Expertise Methods and implementation Course Table

Course Description

NameFunctional Teamwork Methods
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- Guide and support client groups in their various life situations and choose applicable practices for guidance and counselling
- Explain the theoretical framework for creativity
- Use participatory, creative practices for group work in the social field
- Strengthen the client’s social participation and community life
- Justify, plan and carry out a goal and client-oriented individual or group counselling session based on the principles of creative practices
Content- Creativity as a means of self-expression and as interactive activity in education and psychosocial rehabilitation
- The principles and methods of guidance when applying creative practices
- Exercises on creative practices in the field of social work
- Planned prepared practices with different clients, age groups and nationalities
- Peer groups and peer group activity
RequirementsParticipation in contact lessons, independent project work with various client groups, professional blog
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material
PrerequisitesSTYAS02 Client-oriented Social and Health Care Services and SSASPE Client Work in Social Care
Other Considerations
ContactTuovinen Marjaana, Kukkonen Kristiina


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