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SOCIAL SERVICE WITH GROUPS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SHT319 SOCIAL SERVICE WITH GROUPS 5 3 3 7

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 teach the students what the group chemistry is, to define the different groups and to teach the rules that the social service specialists working with the group should follow in the interviews.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as definition of group, application areas of social service with groups, the meeting stage when working with a group, pre-evaluation stage, implementation of procedures at different stages such as the planning phase, and techniques to be applied.

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

Describe the application areas within the scope of social service with groups
Practice social service interview techniques related to groups by assimilating the nature of the stages involved while working with groups
Organize support programs for these groups by learning different types of groups
Devise policy and project proposals for macro, micro and mezzo groups

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Preliminary Definition of group Lecture
2 Literature Review Intellectual and organizational bases of social service in the world and rise of social service Lecture
3 Previous course revision and references Preparation phase before working with groups Lecture / Discussion
4 Previous course revision and references Appraisal phase in working with groups Lecture
5 Previous course revision and references Preparation of group works Lecture
6 Previous course revision and references Response phase with theories in group works Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer
7 Previous course revision and references Comprehension of group dynamics in the response phase Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Previous course revision and references Elements for improving groups Lecture / Discussion
10 Literature Review Role and responsibilities of group members Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer
11 Previous course revision and references Analysis of problems in a group and conflict theories Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer
12 Literature Review Using activities in the responses to be used for solving problems Lecture and Question-Answer
13 Previous course revision and references Final assessment and closure phase in group work Lecture / Discussion
14 Previous course revision and references Final assessment and closure phase in group work Lecture / Discussion
15 Revision of the week Revision Feedback and Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Duyan V. (2007) Gruplarla Sosyal Hizmet. Ankara: Hacettepe Universitesi Publications.
Sheafor, B. ve Horejsi C. (2014). Sosyal Hizmet Uygulamasi. Ankara: Nika Publications.
Teater, B. (2015). Sosyal Hizmet Kuram ve Yontemleri. Ankara: Nika 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.
4
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.
3
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.
2
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.
2
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.
5

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.
1

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.
1
2
Uses the educational role in the social service area.
2
3
Produces projects that will increase the consciousness level of the society.
1

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
3
2
Acts as a social worker in accordance with the laws, regulations and professional ethics rules.
2
3
Organize their work in accordance with their rights and responsibilities as an individual.
3

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 5 50
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 0 179
Total Workload of the Course Unit 179
Workload (h) / 25.5 7
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 7,0