Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Counseling With Children and Adolescents RPD 003 0 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ÜMİT SAHRANÇ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ÜMİT SAHRANÇ,
Course Assistants

Research Assistant Samet Makas

Course Category
Course Objective

To provide students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes related to psychological counseling process for children and adolescents.

Course Content

Developmental characteristics of children and adolescents and their reflection on psychological counseling process; principles and techniques in psychological counseling process with children and adolescents; planning the psychological counseling process, structuring and managing the counseling session; psychological counseling theories effective in working with children and adolescents; individual and group counseling with children and adolescents.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Know the development characteristics of children. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 Know the developmental characteristics of adolescents Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
3 Recognize the principles and techniques in psychological counseling process with children and adolescents Role Playing, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
4 Plan individual counseling sessions for children and adolescents Role Playing, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 Plan individual counseling sessions for children and adolescents Role Playing, Drilland Practice, Lecture, Homework,
6 Discuss the psychological counseling theories which are effective in working with children and adolescents Discussion, Lecture, Testing,
7 To be aware of the psychological consultations with children and adolescents. Discussion, Lecture, Testing,
8 Know the ethical and legal issues that should be considered when working with children and adolescents. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
2 Developmental characteristics of children and adolescents and their reflection on psychological counseling process The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
3 Principles and techniques in psychological counseling process with children and adolescents The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
4 Planning the psychological counseling process, structuring and managing the psychological counseling session The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
5 Planning the psychological counseling process, structuring and managing the psychological counseling session The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
6 Effective counseling theories when working with children and adolescents The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
7 Effective counseling theories when working with children and adolescents The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
8 Midterm The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
9 Effective counseling theories when working with children and adolescents The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
10 Effective counseling theories when working with children and adolescents The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
11 Individual and group counseling with children and adolescents The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
12 Psychological counseling with different children and adolescents, divorce process / post-psychological counseling, ethics and legal issues The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
13 Psychological counseling with different children and adolescents, divorce process / post-psychological counseling, ethics and legal issues The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
14 General evaluation The relevant sections will be read from the specified sources.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

David Geldart , Katryn Geldart. Ergenler ve Gençlerle Psikolojik Danışma, Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık.
Betül Aydın. Çocuk ve Ergen Psikolojisi, Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık.

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 85
1. Kısa Sınav 5
2. Kısa Sınav 5
3. Kısa Sınav 5
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
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) 13 2 26
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 6 12
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 100
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4
dersAKTSKredisi 4