Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Culture-Sensitive Family Counseling RPD 024 0 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses <p>Family Counseling and Ethics<br /> Family Relations and Communication<br /> Domestic Violence<br /> Parent Education<br /> Divorce and Mediation<br /> Premarital Counseling<br /> Family and Child in Turkish Culture</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. MEHMET KAYA
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

REs. Asst. Samet MAKAS

Course Category
Course Objective

To be aware of the relationships between culture and family counseling and to gain culture-sensitive family counseling skills.

Course Content

Family counseling theories to be sensitive to culture; the comparison of local cultural characteristics with the cultures where theories are developed; the ability to treat different cultural backgrounds as a wealth when working with the family; reflecting the competences of psychological counselor

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognizes the family institution, explains the functions and structure. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Knows and explains the definition and elements of culture. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 Knows and discusses the differences between individualist and collectivist cultures. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Develop a culture-sensitive awareness phenomenon. (Explain cultural theme and differences.) Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 Interpret the problems arising from differences between cultures. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
6 Understands the relationship between culture and psychological counseling. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
7 Knows the main theories of culture-sensitive family counseling. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
8 Knows the ethical rules in culture-sensitive family counseling process. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
9 Gain the knowledge, skills, attitudes and beliefs necessary to provide culture-sensitive family counseling. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
10 Discuss the relevance of culture-sensitive family counseling theories to Turkish culture. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition and characteristics of family. Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
2 Definition and elements of culture. Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
3 Multiculturalism movement Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
4 Individualism and collectivism Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
5 Cultural differences Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
6 Migration and Cultural Adaptation Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
7 Multidimensionality of Cultural Sensitivity Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
8 Mid-term exam
9 Culture and psychological counseling Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
10 Culture-sensitive family counseling theories Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
11 Culture-sensitive family counseling theories Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
12 Culture-sensitive family counseling theories Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
13 Culture-sensitive family counseling theories Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
14 Culture-sensitive family counseling theories Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

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Erdur-Baker, Ö. (2007). Psikolojik danışma ve kültürel faktörler. Türk Psikolojik Danışma ve Rehberlik Dergisi, 27, 109-122

Kağıtçıbaşı, Ç. (2010). Benlik, Aile, İnsan Gelişimi Kültürel Psikoloji. Koç Üniversitesi Yayınları Yayınlar, İstanbul Bektaş.

Kağıtçıbaşı, Ç. ve Cemalcılar, Z. (2014). Dünden Bugüne İnsan ve İnsanlar: Sosyal Psikolojiye Giriş, Evrim Yayınları.

Karaırmak, Ö. (2008). Çok kültürlülük, kültürel duyarlılık ve psikolojik danışma. Türk Psikolojik Danışma ve Rehberlik Dergisi,532,115-126.

Koç, Z. (2003). Kültüre duyarlı psikolojik danışma yaklaşımı: Kuramsal bir açıklama. Gazi Üniversitesi Endüstriyel Sanatlar Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, 11, 1-17.

Özabacı, N. ve Erkan, Z. (2014).  Aile Danışmanlığı Kuram ve Uygulamalara Genel Bir Bakış, İstanbul: Pegem Akademi.

Nazlı, S. (2000).  Aile Danışması. Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, Ankara.

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 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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