Päivitetty 14.11.2018

Leigh Rauhala



University of  Central Florida Orlando, FL  Master of Social Work. (Recognized by Opetushallitus 12.07)


University of South Florida, Tampa, FL  Bachelor of Arts, Psychology 

2009- 2010

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences Vocational Teacher Education (60 ECTS), Helsinki, Finland 


Head of Degree Programme in Social Services (English) Int'l. Mobility in Social Svcs, Senior Lecturer focusing on Empowerment, Counselling, Social Pedagogy and Mental Health
Leigh Rauhala

Ota yhteyttä



PL 4000, 00079 Metropolia


Myllypurontie 1, 00920 Helsinki

Näytä kartalla

Vastuut ja tehtävät

Head of Degree Programme in Social Services - English track (oversight for Degree Programme functioning), Int'l. Mobility Contact for Social Services (coordination of curriculum specific aspects for incoming and outgoing students), Senior Lecturer (development and implementation of courses in first and second year within the Degree Programme - English track)


I am working with international partners in development and research on 'Qualified Empathy' development in students. I work as one of the coordinating teachers in the development and implementation of an international joint semester - Social Work in Urban Areas.  

Muut tutkinnot, sertifikaatit ja koulutukset

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, SW6198


Englanti: Äidinkieli Suomi: Keskinkertainen


Qualified Empathy - A key element for an empowering professional (2017). Sosiaalipedagoginen aikakauskirja, vuosikirja 2017, vol. 18


  • Qualified Empathy Nordplus
  • Social Work in Urban Areas Collaboration



  • Talentia
  • OAJ
  • American Women's Club

Kiinnostuksen kohteet

I am interested in the process of lifelong learning and continuing education for social services providers.  I enjoy mentoring students and the opportunity to help others achieve wholeheartedness in life and in work.  I am interested in the areas of Social Pedagogy, Development of Mental Health Services, Travel and Diversity, Reading and spending time in the forest with my dog.