Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Medical and Psychiatric Social Work SHB 315 5 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MEHMET ZAFER DANIŞ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective The purpose of the course is to give information about the medical and psychiatric aspects of the social work.
Course Content Definition of psychiatric and social work, its historical development, psycho and social dimension of the illnesses, psychological illnesses, policies related to psychological illnesses, service models, team working, roles and importance of social work.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Defines medical social work Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 Analyzes the social status and rights of patients Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
3 Lists the social problems faced by patients Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
4 Explains medical practices of Social services in hospitals Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
5 Defines Psychiatric social service Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
6 Explains what should be made about personality disorders and mental illness Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
7 Analyzes health policy for mental illness Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
8 Designes psychiatrist and social worker to work in teams Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Medical and psychiatric social work.
2 Patents and patent rights
3 Problems that the patients face
4 Psychological and social dimensions of illnesses
5 Medical social work practices in hospital or natural environments
6 Social service intervention for patients and their families.
7 Psychological illnesses
8 The problems that psychologically ill patients face
10 Health policies and service models that aim to psychologically ill patients
11 Roles and importance of team work and social work experts
12 Principles of psychiatric social service
13 Applications of psychiatric social service
14 Essence of psychiatric social work.
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has professional knowledge, can use theoretical knowledge in the work environments, has skills for human relations and communication, can work in team.
2 Has qualification of organizer, planner, educator and researcher to materialize social work applications in urban and rural areas, public and private sector and nongovernmental organizations.
3 Recognizes and knows risk groups in Turkey and in the world.
4 Can coordinate protective-preventive, developing-changing, therapeutic-rehabilitative works to deal with the risks.
5 Has skills to consulate the risk groups.
6 Has knowledge about the reasons in existence of risk groups (child, elderly, disabled, faily, woman, group).
7 Knows well the current public law and professional legislation and can interpret and apply the legislation when it is necessary
8 Knows the intervention techniques for children with need of protection, youth, disabled, elderly, women and family.
9 Has skills to consulate for children, youth, disabled, elderly, women and families.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 45
1. Ödev 15
1. Sözlü Sınav 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 20
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 1 6 6
Assignment 1 18 18
Oral Examination 1 4 4
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 126
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.04
dersAKTSKredisi 5