Central Legislation in Social Services

Structure Type: Course
Code: SSAA0801
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 4.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Palosaari, Sinikka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
S-SA-2010   3 autumn   4.0   2012-08-24   2012-12-18  
S-SA-2010V   3 autumn   4.0   2012-08-24   2012-12-18  
S-SA-2011   3 autumn   4.0        
S-SA-2012   3 autumn   4.0        
S-SA-2012V   3 autumn   4.0        
S-SA-2013   3 autumn   4.0        
SA-2014   3 autumn   4.0        
SA-2014V   3 autumn   4.0        
SA-2015   3 autumn   4.0        
SA-2016   3 autumn   4.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student is acquainted with and masters the organization of social services and health care and the legislation governing social services. The student recognizes the internal and external factors that effect the operations. The student is acquainted with special legislation of different client groups and is capable of guiding a client in questions concerning the services. The student is acquainted with the financial administration of the organization of social services.

Student's Workload

Altogether 108 hours, of which 52 contact hours and 56 hours of independent study. The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Organization and operational customs in the social services branch. Adult students have credit for this.

Contents

Administration, organization, legislation, state grant organization, financial administration.

Recommended or Required Reading

Narikka. J. (toim.) 2006. Sosiaali- ja terveyspalvelujen lainsäädäntö

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises, teaching discussions

Assessment Criteria

Grade 1-2: The student is acquainted with the operations and legislation of the organization of social services and health care. The student perceives operations that have an effect on the organization and is acquainted with the operations of financial administration.

Grade 3-4: The student is familiar with the operations and legislation of the organization of social services and health care. The student is familiar with the internal and external factors that direct the operations of social services. The student is familiar with the operations of financial administration.

Grade 5: The student is familiar with the operations of the organization of social services and health care and is familiar with and knows how to apply legislation into client situations involving different client groups. The student is familiar with the issues concerning financial administration in social services.

Assessment Methods

Exam 75 %, assignments 25 %

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