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Professional development IV

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SAPA0105
Curriculum: SA 2018
Level: Bachelor of Social Services
Year of Study: 4 (2021-2022)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Blom, Heidi
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3003SA2018-4A2021-08-01 – 2021-12-31Aira BraggeFinnish2021-08-01 – 2021-09-06
3004SA2018-4B2021-08-01 – 2021-12-31Heidi BlomFinnish2021-08-01 – 2021-09-06
3005SA2018V-34K2021-08-01 – 2022-07-31Aira BraggeFinnish2021-08-01 – 2021-09-06

Learning Outcomes

­ develop his/hers own professional competence as a part of wider field of welfare services
­ bring forward his/hers own versatile skills
­ analyze his/hers own competence needs and aims to develope them in a target-oriented way according the future competence needs

The focus of portfolio work is development perspective.

Student's Workload

Amount of work altogether 54 h, of which 16 h of contact hours and 38 h of independent study.
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Professional development, I-III


­ Evaluating competencies relative to his/hers own skills
­ Finalization and presentation ofthe portfolio
­ Presenting the contents of the method bank as a part of the portfolio
­ Evalution of his/hers own development and skills
­ Further education plans

Regional Impact

Taking local actors into consideration in relation to students own professional development


Combining students own professional development to multicultural and international operational environment

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material pointed out by the lecturer

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and reflection by means of portfolio

Assessment Criteria

The stundent knows how to
­ Choose and apply different methods with critical justifications
­ Take advantage of his/hers own skills in practical development work in multi professional working communities

Assessment Methods

Active participation, passing the given assignments. Evaluation with passed/accepted principle.