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Creative Methods in Clientwork

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SSAS0212
Type: Optional obligatory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: SA 2015
Level: Bachelor of Social Services
Year of Study: 3 (2017-2018)
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Hyttilä-Huhta, Tytti
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2017-2018

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
8S-SA-3SP2018-01-08 – 2018-06-01Sanna KeskikuruFinnish2017-12-11 – 2018-01-15

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2018-2019.

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.

Student's Workload

Altogether 78n hrs, of which 39 hrs of guided study and 39 hrs of independent study. The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

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 occupational growth.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Taideterapian perusteet. Rankanen- Hentinen – Mantere. Duodecim. 2007. Helsinki. Material given by the teacher in the beginning of the course.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Operational exercises and assignments and own creative activity.

Assessment Criteria

Active participation in the exercises and the realization of the project.

Assessment Methods

Passing the exercises and active participation in group activity. Marking of completion.