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SOCIAL SERVICE THEORIES I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SHT213 SOCIAL SERVICE THEORIES I 3 3 3 6

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. İSMET GALİP YOLCUOĞLU

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to bring knowledge to students about the theoretical frameworks of social service and to teach the students how to use these theories in the practices of social service.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include forming application frameworks of social service, as a discipline and a profession, upon its approach, theories and models.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define approaches and theories befitting the occupational identity
Explain the process of social service interference in the professional life by favour of his/her knowledge about frameworks of social service application
Distinguish the differences and similarities between cognitive-behavioural theory and behavioural theory
Organize the process of social working in accordance with the principles of culturally responsive approach
Organize the process of social work with women by his / her knowledge of feminist approach

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Literature Reading Social service as a discipline and profession Presentation
2 Literature Reading Application Frameworks of Social Service Lecture
3 Literature Reading General Approach Lecture, discussion
4 Literature Reading Ecosystem Approach Lecture, discussion
5 Literature Reading Strength perspectives and Strengthening approach Lecture, discussion
6 Literature Reading Ethnical sensitive approach Lecture, discussion
7 Literature Reading Feminist Approach Lecture, discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Reading Revision Lecture, discussion
10 Literature Reading Behavioural theory Lecture, discussion
11 Literature Reading Cognitive behavioural theory Lecture, discussion
12 Literature Reading Psychodynamic theory Lecture, discussion
13 Literature Reading Structural model Lecture, discussion
14 Literature Reading Solution oriented model Lecture, discussion
15 Literature Reading General Revision Lecture, discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Teater, B. (2015). Sosyal Hizmet Kuram ve Yontemleri, Istanbul: Nika Publications.
Yildirim, K. (2007). Sosyal Hizmet: Giris-Kuram-Uygulama-Uygulama Yontemleri ve Sosyal Hizmet Felsefesi. Sakarya: Sakarya Universitesi Publications.
Thompson, N. ve Yildirim, B., (2017). Kuram ve Uygulamada Sosyal Hizmeti Anlamak. Ankara: Dipnot Publications.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 50
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 2 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the basic concepts of Social Service, working fields and application frameworks.
3
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.
5

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Establish the link between the application frameworks of Social Service.
4
2
Evaluate the developments in the field of migration, globalization and human rights in the new world by using the theoretical knowledge in the field.
2

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the research methods related to the field of Social Service, concludes scientific conclusions about social problems.
5
2
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.
3

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Solve the problems specific to the field of Social Service according to scientific data.
4
2
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.
5

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop his / her competence in this area by taking the leadership role in working with individuals, groups and society and taking responsibility as a team member.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describes a life worthy of dignity of the person who is the subject of social service science.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Configures the communication between institutions in order to solve the problems.
4
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
2
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Collaborate with other professionals in the work team through an interdisciplinary approach at the stage of Social Service intervention
4
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
4
3
Organize their work in accordance with their rights and responsibilities as an individual.
4

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 5 65
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 10 3 30
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 3 15
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 0 154
Total Workload of the Course Unit 154
Workload (h) / 25.5 6
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0