Creative Methods II

Structure Type: Course
Code: SAPA0505
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 5.0 points
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
SA-2016V   3 spring   5.0        
SA-2017   3 spring   5.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student
* intensifies his own creativity and self-expression and develops his skills to use creative methods of client work in social service work
* understands the possibilities to apply art-based methods in supportin the welbeing of the client

Student's Workload

Altogether 135 hours, of which scheduled study approximately 55 hours.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Basic and vocational studies


Possibilities of creative operations in client work: drama, visual expression, physical exercise, music, manual skills. Art as a material for professional growth.
Music, visual art, dance, drama, literature, photography etc. combined to social services’ professional themes.
Project in cooperation with working life using creative methods

Recommended or Required Reading

Handbook of Creative Methods.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, Exercises, Field Studies

Assessment Criteria

Passing the exercises and active participation in group activity. Passing requires ability target-orientedly to use creative methods in social services work with groups and individuals Marking of completion

Assessment Methods

An Active Participation. An Written Assignment.