VAMK, University of Applied Sciences
Curricula

SA

SA

The orientation of the education programme in social services is to train experts for the social services branch. Their assignments will be supporting the client’s skills in life management skills, preventative work, maintaining and improving the social security and capacity of individuals, families and communities, social educational work, organizing and instructing project work, organization work and voluntary work, and individual and group instruction. Graduates from this degree have the competent skills to work flexibly in the changing situations of clients’ everyday life, working life, communities and the society.

2016-2017                       General Competencies Subject Specific Competencies
Starting time 2016 autumn                       Y1


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
Y2


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
Y3


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
Y4


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
Y5


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
Y6


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  SAA1


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
SAA2


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
SAA3


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
SAA4


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
SAA5


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
SAA6


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
  Sosiaaliala 210 cr (adult education)                          
Annual Theme Code--> S-SA-1

S-SA-2

S-SA-3

S-SA-4

   CR                               
Study year --> 1.  2.   3.  4.                                  
Semester --> S S S S S S S S   Tot.                              
Code Stream / Study module 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 0   210                              
SAPA0000 BASIC AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                  
SAPA0100 DEVELOPMENT OF PROFESSIONALISM 4   1 2 1   2     10                              
SAPA0101 Basics of information technology 2                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
          x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
         
SAPA0102 Professional development I 2                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
              x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
         
SAPA0103 Professional development II     1                 x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
              x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
         
SAPA0104 Professional development III         1             x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
            x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
         
SAPA0105 Professional development IV             2         x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
              x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
      x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
SAPA0106 Professional ethics of social services       2                 x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
          x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
        x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
SAPA0200 SOCIETY AND SERVICE SYSTEM KNOWLEDGE 10 7               17                              
SAPA0201 Welfare sector in changing society 5                             x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
      x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
  x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
SAPA0202 Welfare services in different phases of life 5                         x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
        x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
       
SAPA0203 Knowledge base of social services and social wellbeing   7                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
        x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
       
SAPA0300 THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF INDIVIDUAL 12 8               20                              
SAPA0301 The basics of pedagogics and early childhood education 5                       x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
  x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SAPA0302 Encountering diversity and difference   6                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SAPA0303 Communication in social sector 2                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
            x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
   
SAPA0304 Developmental psychology 2                         x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
          x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
  x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SAPA0305 Social psychology 3                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
        x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
         
SSAP0304 Swedish for Social Services I   2                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
    x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
         
SAPA0400 CLIENTGROUP-SPESIFIC SKILLS     12 7           19                              
SSAA0601 Social Work with the Disabled     3                   x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
    x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SAPA0401 Work with substance abuse, mental health and violence     6                   x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
    x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SAPA0402 Preventive work with families with children and child protection       4                 x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SAPA0403 Multicultural work     3                   x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SSAP0503 English for Social Services       3               x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
    x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
         
SAPA0500 SKILLS IN CLIENT WORK 4 3 17     5       29                              
SAPA0501 First aid 2                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
              x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
       
SAPA0502 Supporting life management and ability to function     5                   x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SAPA0503 Basics of nursing in socal services   3                     x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
          x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
         
SAPA0504 Creative Methods I 2                     x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
                     
SAPA0505 Creative Methods II           5           x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
      x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
  x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SAPA0506 Client work in groups and communities     4                 x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
        x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
  x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SAPA0507 Client work and professional communication     6                 x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SSAP0602 Swedish for Social Services II     2                 x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
    x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
         
SAPA0600 LEGISLATION AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS   3       7       10                              
SAPA0601 Basics of social services legislation   3                           x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
    x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
SAPA0602 Entrepreneurship in welfare services and project work           4                 x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
      x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
  x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
SAPA0603 Managerial skills           3           x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
  x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
  x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
SAPA0700 RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT       3 6 3       12                              
SAPA0701 Research I       3               x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
      x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
  x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
  x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
   
SAPA0702 Research II         6             x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
      x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
  x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
SAPA0703 Development and quality management           3                 x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
        x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
  x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
SAVA0000 ALTERNATIVE PROFESSIONAL STUDIES                                                  
SAVA0100 ADVANCED STUDIES         23         23                              
SAVA0101 Criminal work         3               x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
   
SAVA0102 Early childhood pedagogics         5             x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
      x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
  x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
SAVA0103 Remedial child protection work         5               x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SSAS0113 Youth Work         3               x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
    x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SAVA0104 Supporting ability to function among elderly         5               x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
      x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SAVA0105 Advanced studies in substance abuse, mental health and violence         5               x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
   
SAVA0106 Student councelling         5               x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
SAVA0107 Therapeutic methods         3             x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
        x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
         
SAVA0108 Advanced studies in disability services         5               x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
   
SSAV0000 OPTIONAL STUDIES             10     10                              
SSAH0000 PRACTICAL TRAINING   9   18 0 0 18     45                              
SSAH0005 Working fields in social services   9                   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
       
SSAH0006 Client work in social services       18               x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
  x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
x


Internationalisation competence


- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
  x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
     
SSAH0007 Advanced practical training             18           x


Ethical competence


- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 
SSAO0000 THESIS           15       15   x


Learning competence


- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
  x


Communicative and social competence


- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
x


Development competence


- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
x


Organisational and societal competence


- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
    x


Ethical competences in social work


• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
x


Competence in client work


• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
x


Service system competence in social work


• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
x


Critical and inclusive societal competence


• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
x


Research-oriented development and innovation competence


• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
x


Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence


• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services
 

 

Curricula description
 
Degree program
SA  Social Services
The orientation of the education programme in social services is to train experts for the social services branch. Their assignments will be supporting the client’s skills in life management skills, preventative work, maintaining and improving the social security and capacity of individuals, families and communities, social educational work, organizing and instructing project work, organization work and voluntary work, and individual and group instruction. Graduates from this degree have the competent skills to work flexibly in the changing situations of clients’ everyday life, working life, communities and the society.
 
Annual Themes
 
Competencies
Y1  Learning competence
- is able to self-evaluate one’s competences and define his/her development and learning needs
- recognises one’s learning style orientation and is able to conduct studies independently and develop one’s learning strategies
- is capable of collaborative learning and sharing knowledge in teams and working communities
- is able to operate in changing environments and to recognise and utilise available learning opportunities and scopes for action
- Is able to plan, organise and develop one’s own actions
Y2  Ethical competence
- is able to apply the value systems and ethical principles of the subject field in one’s conduct and tasks
- takes responsibility of one’s own actions and works according to the jointly agreed principles and measures
- Is able to apply the principles of sustainable development in one’s actions
- is able to take other people into account in one’s actions
Y3  Communicative and social competence
- is capable of listening to others and communicating in writing, speech and visually using different communicative styles
- is able to function in the communicative and interactive situations typical of the field
- understands the principles of group and teamwork and is able to work together with others in multidiciplinary teams
- is able to utilise information and communications technology at one’s work
Y4  Development competence
- is able to retrieve and analyse information of one’s subject field, to critically evaluate it and to perceive entities in a holistic way
- knows the basic principles and methods of research and development work and is able to conduct small-scale research and development projects applying the existing knowledge of the field
- knows the principles of project work and is able to work in projects
- adopts an initiative and proactive approach to work and is capable of problem solving and decision making at one’s work
- understands the principles of profitable and customer-focused operations and possesses entrepreneurial skills
Y5  Organisational and societal competence
- knows the socio-economic interdependence of the organisations in one’s subject field
- knows the possibilities of societal influencing for the development of one’s field
- knows the basic principles of organisational management and leadership and has abilities for supervision tasks
- knows the methods of working life and is able to operate in work communities
- is able to plan and organise activities
Y6  Internationalisation competence
- possesses spoken and written communicative competence at least in one foreign language necessary for one’s work and for professional development
- understands cultural differences and is able to work together with people coming from different cultural backgrounds
- is able to use international sources of information of his/her own field
- understands the effects and opportunities of internationalisation in one’s own field
SAA1  Ethical competences in social work
• is able to act according to the regulations on human and basic rights, the values of social work and the ethical principles of the profession
• understands the significance of his/her idea of man and values in client work
• is able to act in a justifiably ethical way in situations which involve conflicting values
• is able to promote parity and equality
• is able to take the side of individuals and groups in a vulnerable position in society
SAA2  Competence in client work
• is able to create a professional interaction and cooperation relationship and evaluate the client’s need for services
• is able to support the growth and development of individuals, the everyday life of families and the relationships between family members
• is able to in an inclusive manner plan, implement and evaluate the client’s service process
• recognizes the protective and risk factors of well-being and can apply the viewpoints of preventive work and early support
• is able to support clients, client groups and communities in a manner which is goal-oriented, empowering and supports inclusion
• is able to apply and evaluate the theoretical work orientations and methods of client work
• in client work, is able to act in a manner which is culturally sensitive and supports diversity, and promotes intercultural dialogue
• is able to conduct instruction work in different electronic operational environments and instruct clients in using electronic services
• is able to evaluate client work and document it in a client-oriented manner
SAA3  Service system competence in social work
• is able to structure local and global challenges related to well-being and sustainable development and their impact on social and health care
• is familiar with the judicial regulations of the field and can apply the essential legislation
• masters the methods of organizing and producing social and health care and educational services, and their instruction and supervision
• is familiar with social security and the welfare service systems in the public, private and third sector and masters instruction in social security
• is able to match services based on needs and act as a promoter of change
• is able to act as an active expert in social services and justify the interest of the client in both multiprofessional and multidisciplinary cooperation
SAA4  Critical and inclusive societal competence
• is capable of professional, critical reflection
• is able to analyze inequality and disadvantage and the national and global structures and processes which produce well-being, and prevent social exclusion
• is capable of defending the interest of those silenced and in a vulnerable position and inform political decision-makers and responsible actors on unreasonable conditions
• is familiar with the decision-making system of the public administration and can act according to its operational principles
• is able to promote the inclusion and possibilities for the participation of citizens and is capable of influencing work with different actors
SAA5  Research-oriented development and innovation competence
• is capable of innovative problem-solving and networking in the development of social services
• is able to in a partner-oriented manner develop the methods, working practices and service processes of client work
• is able to plan, implement and evaluate development projects
• is able to apply research and development methods to develop the practices
• is able to produce and evaluate information to promote well-being
• is able to act according to the ethical principles and instructions of research and development work
SAA6  Work community, management and entrepreneurial competence
• is able to act in a cooperative manner in multidisciplinary teams and work communities and in international environments
• is able to act as the frontline manager of a work community
• is familiar with the essential labour legislation and promotes occupational safety
• is able to lead him/herself and promote his/her own well-being and that of the work community
• is able to evaluate the quality, results and impact of the work
• is familiar with the significance of finances and strategic management in his/her work
• is familiar with the basic requirements of entrepreneurship in the field of social services

Curricula updated: 2016-06-16 11:38:33   Version: 2017-11-22 08:20:22