Professional Communication and Creative Methods (5 cr)
01.04.2022 - 30.09.2022
15.08.2022 - 31.12.2022
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Mode of delivery
Tikkarinne Campus Tikkarinne 9
20 - 40
- Degree Programme in Social Services
- Riitta Räsänen
- Lauri Saarelainen
Teacher in charge
SSAS22Bachelor of Social Services, Blended learning, Fall, 2022
You are able to define the key principles of professional communication in social welfare work and identify forms and levels of communication in interaction situations.
You are able to describe the theoretical starting points of dialogue, recognize the importance of dialogue in client work and know the principles of open dialogue.
You are able to explain the criteria and objectives for the use of creative and functional methods in social welfare work. Through your own experience you will understand the meaning for the use of creative and functional methods.
Professional communication in social welfare work
Communication levels and shapes
Communication process steps
Creative and functional methods in the social welfare work
Creative and functional methods as a tool in counseling
The course includes a working life project