Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Close Relationship Psychology RPD 027 0 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>-Human Relations and Communication</p> <p>Divorce and Divorce Mediation</p> <p>- Premarital Counseling</p> <p>- Family Relations and Communication</p> <p>- Sexual Health Education</p> <p>-Social gender equality</p> <p>-Family Counseling and Ethics</p> <p>-Cultural Sensitive Family Counseling</p> <p>- Parent Education</p> <p>- Family and Children in Turkish Culture</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. EYÜP ÇELİK
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. EYÜP ÇELİK,
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Eda Biçener

Course Category
Course Objective

The aim of this course is to enable students to gain a new perspective and awareness about themselves and their relationships, to gain the ability to maintain and terminate close relationships.

Course Content

Definition of close relationships, theories, processes and important dynamics in close relationships, developing a comprehensive and cultural perspective in close relationships, starting and maintaining close relationships, conceptualizing the problems of clients with relationship problems.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Define the basic concepts and theories dealing with close relationships. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Knows the dynamics of close relationships and the variables that affect them. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Defines the determinants of attractiveness. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Analyzes their close relationships in a scientific framework. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Understands the effects of culture on close relationships. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
6 Explain the effects of individual and environmental factors on problems in close relationships. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
7 Interprets the close relationships between childhood and adulthood according to attachment perspective. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
8 Evaluates the relationship needs in different developmental periods. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
9 Interprets adaptation problems in child communication. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
10 Knows the research methods used in close relationship studies. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Acquaintance, Close Relationship Concept Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
2 Importance of Relationships Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
3 Attachment Theories Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
4 Attraction and Relationship Development Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
5 Friendship and Social Support Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
6 Romantic love Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
7 Relational Sexuality Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
8 Midterm exam Ara Sınav
9 Communication in Relationships Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
10 Conflict and Abuse Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
11 Termination of Relationship Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
12 Different Relations Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
13 Gender Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
14 Marriage Belirtilen kaynaklardan ilgili bölümler okunacaktır.
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Dönmez, A. (2009). Yakın ilişkiler psikolojisi. Ankara: Nobel.

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 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