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Degree Programme in Social Services, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Work

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PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
                                                 
Communication Skills for Social Services
                                                 
Written Communication for Social Services and Information Technology 5
     
           
                       
Client Based and Client Participation in the Work of Bachelor of Social Services
                                                 
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Work 5
       
             
                   
Working Methods With Clients of a Bachelor of Social Services
                                                 
Creative and Functional Methods in Social Work 4
     
           
                       
Client Work Methods With Individuals and Groups 5
       
             
                   
Creative and Functional Methods in Elective Client Moduls 3  
         
                 
           
Professional Social Work Methods 5  
       
               
               
Creative and Functional Methods With Groups 3    
         
                   
       
Optional Moduls for Different Client Approaches
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Child Welfare and Family Work 8  
       
 
             
   
   
Youth and Adult Social Work 8  
       
 
             
   
   
Gerontological Social Work 8  
       
 
             
   
   
Intoxicant and Mental Health Rehabilitation 8  
       
 
             
   
   
Disability Studies II 8  
       
 
             
   
   
Entrepreneurship in Social and Welfare Services 8  
       
 
             
   
   
Finnish Social Services and Societal Competences
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Welfare and Social Security Legislation and Welfare Systems 5  
       
               
               
Societal Duties, Values, Professional Ethics in Society 5
     
           
                       
Basic Principles of Financial and Personnel Administration of Social Services 6    
           
                     
   
Structural Poverty and Social Problems in a Changing Society 3      
           
                       
Research and Development Competence of a Bachelor of Social Services
                                                 
Research Skills in Seminar Work 4  
         
                 
           
Basics of Research and Research Methods 6    
         
                   
       
Management and Entrepreneurship Competences
                                                 
Well Being at Work 3    
         
                   
       
Project Work Skills 3    
         
                   
       
Management in the Work Community 3    
           
                     
   
Basics of Social and Welfare Entrepreneurship 4  
       
               
               
Project Work for Citizens Participation and Co-operating in Society 7    
         
                   
       
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FREE-CHOICE STUDIES
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PRACTICAL TRAINING
                                                 
Social Support and Care of the Elderly - Practical Placement 3
     
           
                       
Supporting Clients in Everyday Life - Practical Placement 7
       
             
                   
Advanced Skills in Social Work - Practical Placement 15  
         
                 
           
Practical Placement on Management 10      
           
                       
Professional Practical Placement of a Bachelor of Social Services 10      
           
                       
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The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year and length of studies is 3,5/4/4,5 years. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Students
- have basic knowledge on substances, their abuse, and risks and harms connected with substance abuse
- comprehend basic concepts and principles of mental health work
- are aware of their own attitudes towards substance use and mental health disorders and are able to work openly and professionally with people suffering from these problems
- are familiar with the legislation and service system governing substance abuse and mental health work
- are able to recognise and encounter people with mental health or substance abuse problems and their families
- are able to counsel clients according to their needs
- know the significance of early intervention and are able to apply methods of early intervention in their work