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Course Description

NameClient Work in Social Care
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
- Perceive the client’s life situation as part of community and society
- Manage the process of client work and related ethical principles and build a confidential client relationship
- Take into account the status and rights of a client in client work
- Assess his or her own resources as a professional and look for support if needed
- Use and apply reflective work practice and dialogic work methods considering the client’s life situation
Content- Basis of client work and related legislation, confidentiality and professional secrecy
- Client-oriented and empowering work practice
- Client work process, goal orientation and design in client work
- The reflective ability and the basics of mentalisation theory in social work
- Dialogic interaction
RequirementsParticipation in contact lessons, collaborative exercises, simulations, self- and peer-assessment
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material
Other Considerations
ContactTuovinen Marjaana


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