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Course Description

NameProfessional Training (Orientation)
Credits10 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- Identify the clients’ individual life situations
- Understand the client’s subjectivity in client – worker situations
- Apply a structured and goal-oriented work approach
- Develop his or her own interaction and guidance skills
- Use reflective work approach to assess his or her own work
- Analyse the core tasks of working activities in the workplace
- Understand objectives for work in social services and their social background
Content- Client work
- Structured and goal-oriented work approach
- Subjectivity
- Interaction and guidance skills
- Reflective work approach
- Work in social services and the social background of core tasks
RequirementsWork practice and participation in the tutoring days during the practice
Grading ScalePassed (S) - 0
Course material
PrerequisitesPassing of 30 ECTS credits before starting the internship
Other ConsiderationsThe courses SSOHAR1A 10 ECTS credits and SSOHAR1B 5 ECTS credits form a module of 15 ECTS credits. The student’s work: work practice 10 weeks is equivalent to 350 hours (35 h / week), assignments on work practice 34 h and AVEKKI practice for preventing and managing violent situations at work 16 h. Participation in professional growth peer group sessions during the internship.
ContactPolón Mira


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