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FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
PSI464 FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : , TYY: + , EQF-LLL: , QF-EHEA:
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Live (Online)
Coordinator of the Course Unit
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce basic concepts regarding the development of family and parenting; impacts of parenting on development.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; "handling the family concept in terms of psychology, analysis on personal and interpersonal relationships within a family as in early marriage, motherhood-fatherhood, sexual functions, adjustment disorder, and divorcement”.

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

Summarize basic concepts regarding family development and parenting subjects as in structural, intergeneration and contextual family models. (Bloom’s 2)
Discuss psychological impacts of family on the development of individuals. (Bloom’s 4)
Evaluate impacts of family in several aspects on different stages as in the transition from being a teenager to a young adult, mate selection, marriage, conflict in marriage and childbearing. (Bloom’s 5)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Family as a System Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
2 Literature Review Family Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
3 Literature Review Family Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
4 Literature Review Structural Model Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
5 Literature Review Structural Model Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
6 Literature Review Intergeneration Model Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
7 Literature Review Contextual Model Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Review Transition from being a teenager to a young adult Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
10 Literature Review Mate selection and development of family Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
11 Literature Review Transition to marriage Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
12 Literature Review Conflict in marriage Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
13 Literature Review Communication and Intimacy Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
14 Literature Review Families with dependent children Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
15 Literature Review Parents-Children System Lecture, Question and Answer, Exemplification, Demonstration
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Anderson, S. A. and Sabatelli, R. M. (2003). Family Interaction: A Multigenerational Developmental Perspective. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Pinsof W.M. & Leboy J.L. (2013). Aile Psikolojisi. Psikoterapi Enstitusu

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
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.
2
Uses up-to-date information on Social Service field by associating it with the theory and application information of Social Service.

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.
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.

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
Examine the spatial legislation of Social Service and develop new strategies for implementation.

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
Conduct trainings for individual, family and society by using advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Social Service.

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.

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.

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

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

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 3 39
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 20 20
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 25 25
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0