Social Security

Structure Type: Course
Code: SSAA0803
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Blom, Heidi
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   3.0   2012-08-24   2012-12-18  
S-SA-2010V   3 autumn   3.0   2012-08-24   2012-12-18  
S-SA-2011   3 autumn   3.0        
S-SA-2012   3 autumn   3.0        
S-SA-2012V   4 autumn   3.0        
S-SA-2013   3 autumn   3.0        
SA-2014   3 autumn   3.0        
SA-2014V   2 spring   3.0        
SA-2015   3 autumn   3.0        
SA-2016   3 autumn   3.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student deepens his knowledge in social security and knows how to evaluate the functionality of social security from the viewpoint of a client. The student gets acquainted with the future guidelines of developing social security.

Student's Workload

Work load altogether 81 hours, of which 39 contact hours and 42 hours of independent study. The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Contents

Social security operation system in Finland, also international comparison. Developing social security in Finland and internationally. Financing and cost structure of social security. Consolidation of social security in client cases.

Recommended or Required Reading

Pajukoski, Rentola, Uotinen: Sosiaalipalveluiden ja –etuuksien lainsäädäntö 2009 —
Sosiaalihuollon lainsäädännön uudistamistyöryhmän loppuraportti: http://www.stm.fi/julkaisut/nayta/-/_julkaisu/1823395
Mattila, Yrjö (toim). Toimeentuloturva. 2013. FINVA.
Havakka. Pauliina, Niemelä Mikko ja Uusitalo Hannu (toim). Sosiaalivakuutus. 2012. FINVA.
Oheislukemistoa: Terveyttä, turvaa ja tasa-arvoa http://www.stm.fi/c/document_library/get_file?folderId=1087414&name=DLFE-11822.pdf
Sosiaali- ja terveydenhuollon kansallisen kehittämisohjelma (kaste) http://www.stm.fi/vireilla/kehittamisohjelmat_ja_hankkeet/kaste
Vääryyskirja 2006 (toim. Helne& Laatu) Kelan tutkimusosasto Toinen vääryyskirja

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Optional lectures and exercises or a study block conducted in the web completely.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 5: The student has views for developing social security and the entity of develop work.
Grade 3: The student knows how to apply his knowledge of social security in cases of client work.
Grade 1: The student remembers the most important structures and features of our social security.

Assessment Methods

Participation in exercises and group work, written assignment or exam. Alternatively returning the web assignments.

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