Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Human Rights and Social Work SHB 221 3 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. YUSUF GENÇ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. YUSUF GENÇ,
Course Assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective By grasping the roles and functions of Social Work in the constitution of the culture of social justice, democracy and human rights; to be able to generate rational & science-based solutions for the problems and dilemmas encountered.
Course Content The definition of Human Rights, and its historical development. Special groups in need. The relationship between Social Work and Human Rights.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Defines the concepts of rghts and social justice Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Explains contracts and declarations related to Human rights Discussion, Group Study, Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
3 Analyzes the relationship between Social work and human rights Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Development and History of Human Rights
2 Culture and Human Rights
3 Human Rights and Human Needs
4 Ethics and Human Rights
5 Universal Declaration of Human Rights
6 Building on the Universal Declaration
7 The International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights
8 Vulnerable Groups: Women
9 Midterm Exam
10 Vulnerable Groups: Children, Persons with Disabilities and/or HIV-AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Older Persons and Victim of Racism
11 Persecution and Human Rights
12 Constructing Human Rights for Social Work Practice
13 Achieving Human Rights in Social Work Practice
14 Respecting Human Rights in Social Work Practice
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. X
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. X
3 Recognizes and knows risk groups in Turkey and in the world. X
4 Can coordinate protective-preventive, developing-changing, therapeutic-rehabilitative works to deal with the risks. X
5 Has skills to consulate the risk groups. X
6 Has knowledge about the reasons in existence of risk groups (child, elderly, disabled, faily, woman, group). X
7 Knows well the current public law and professional legislation and can interpret and apply the legislation when it is necessary X
8 Knows the intervention techniques for children with need of protection, youth, disabled, elderly, women and family. X
9 Has skills to consulate for children, youth, disabled, elderly, women and families. X
10 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 1 5 5
Assignment 1 5 5
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 15 15
Total Workload 110
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.4
dersAKTSKredisi 4