Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Çocuk Hukuku RPD 402 8 2 + 0 2 3
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses <p> Child Psychology</p> <p> Education Law</p> <p> Child Abuse and Neglect</p> <p> Psychological Counseling with Children and Adolescents</p> <p> Family Counseling and Ethics</p> <p> Parent Education</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ÜMİT SAHRANÇ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Ress. Assist. Samet Makas

Course Category
Course Objective

In this course, it is aimed to define child rights and child protection laws, to take measures for child neglect and abuse, to take measures to protect the rights of children with special needs, to gain the necessary information for cooperation on child rights and protection.

Course Content

The concept of child protection, the subject and characteristics of child law, the concept of child rights, the historical development of child rights in world law, the rights of children in international agreements, the basic principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the child and legal status in the Turkish Law System, the protection of the child in public law , private child law, social assistance and security, to handling the child in education and labor law, the role of psychological counselors in protecting the rights of the child, the role and functions of psychological counselors in related to children whose legal process in progress.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Puts in order the laws about children. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Explains the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Knows historical development of child law. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Reviews regulations for socially disadvantaged children Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Provides guidance to families and educational institutions on child rights. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
6 Compares the child justice in the world and Turkey. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
7 Conducts studies on child rights and protection of children. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
8 Explains measures to be taken against child neglect and abuse. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
9 Explain the duties and responsibilities of psychological counselors to protect children's rights. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
10 Cooperates in protecting children's rights. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition of child and legal regulations about child The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
2 Contents of the Convention on the Rights of the Child; basic values and principles The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
3 A comparison of children's rights in the world and Turkey The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
4 Family and Child Welfare The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
5 Child neglect and abuse The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
6 Preventive measures for child abuse and neglect The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
7 Child Labor The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
8 Midterm Exam
9 Children Dragged to Crime The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
10 Divorcement and Child The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
11 Children in Need of protection The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
12 Children with chronic disease The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
13 Rights of children with special needs The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
14 Planning cooperation on child rights and protection The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Ballar, S. (1998). Çocuk hakları. İstanbul: Beta Basım Yayıncılık.

Serozan, R. ( 2005). Çocuk hukuku. İstanbul: Vedat Kitapçılık.

Yazgan, A. T.,  Kanar, F., Parlar, M., Yıldırım, M., Berber, H., Yelda, M. ve Polat, M. (1998). Çocuk hakları. İstanbul: Civityazıları Yayınevi.

Yıldırım Doğru, S. (2014) Çocuk hakları ve koruma. Ankara: Eğitsen.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 • They are aware of the existing social structure and cultural dynamics while providing guidance and counseling services. X
2 • They use the terminology of guidance and counseling by adhering to grammar rules of the native language X
3 • They have a linguistic interaction with which they express their feelings thoughts and facts related to the field of guidance and psychological counseling in all kinds of cultural and social contexts. X
4 • They have a linguistic interaction that can identify the needs of clients with different cultural contexts from the current culture. X
5 • They have knowledge of foreign language with which they can follow recent scientific developments such as new therapy techniques, theories, symposiums) about the field. X
6 • They communicate with clients with different cultural contexts from current culture on the basis of positive acceptance. X
7 • They list and describe the competences to conduct research in the field of Counseling and Psychological Counseling. X
8 They list and describe vocational counseling lists and discloses measuring instruments to be used in aid process. X
9 • They appropriately analyze scientific data obtained during conducting guidance and psychological counseling services. X
10 • They appropriately analyze scientific data obtained during conducting guidance and psychological counseling services. X
11 • They appropriately analyze scientific data obtained during conducting guidance and psychological counseling services. X
12 • They effectively express their knowledge, opinions and suggestions in the field of guidance and psychological counseling by using various communication tools. X
13 • They plan individual and group counseling sessions by deciding on the needs of their clients. X
14 • They take into account the consultant and situation-specific conditions while planning the psychological counseling process. X
15 • They provide preventive guidance and psychological counseling services tailored to the changing needs of the institution they serve. X
16 • They manage and adjourn individual and group counseling sessions by deciding on the needs of their clients. X
17 • They are aware of their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
18 • They request support from their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
19 • They know the scope of school guidance and psychological services and serve school stakeholders within this context. X
20 • They frame the problems of their clients with a scientific outlook by referencing to development, learning and personality theories. X
21 • They are aware of their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
22 • They request support from their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
23 • They offer psychological counseling assistance after traumatic events that may occur at the national or local level. X
24 • They take into consideration spiritual and universal values while conducting the psychological aid process. X
25 • They establish effective communication and business alliance with students, colleagues, family and other stakeholders in education to effectively conduct guidance services. X
26 • They perform the process of identifying students with various adjustment disorders, developing the intervention plan, implementing and monitoring. X
27 • They plan appropriate counseling sessions specific to each individual by taking into account individual and social circumstances of the ability to make individual and group psychological counseling. X
28 • They initiate, maintain and adjourn individual counseling sessions that are specific to individual, taking into account the individual and social circumstances of the ability to make psychological counseling with individual and group. X
29 • They implement a guidance program for treatment of developmental crises that may arise during life span. X
30 They acquire an ethical understanding of the positive acceptance framework by being loyal to the ethical principles of the field of guidance and psychological counseling. X
31 • They develop professional attitudes in accordance with the basic principles of human relations and communication. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 10 1 10
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Quiz 2 6 12
Performance Task (Field Study) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 76
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.04
dersAKTSKredisi 3