RPD 451

Course Title Course Code Program Level
Guidance and Counseling in Children RPD 451 Psychological Counseling and Guidance B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
42 0 0 0 20 20 82 3 3

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Başak KARATEKE
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites None.
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to provide theoretical backround for psychological counselor to counsel with children.
Course Content This course involves methods for psychological counseling with children, child recognition techniques and counseling at school.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attend the course and are successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; • To know cause of school counseling. • To know history of school counseling. • To use some methods like drawing and play during counseling with children. • To give psychological counseling to children. • To give group counseling to children. • To give appropriate psychological counseling during crisis. • To explain responsibility about ethics and legal about pschological counseling with children.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction and presentation of course definition and requirements
2. Week History of guidance in school and its necessity
3. Week Aim and content of guidance in school
4. Week Being Psychological Counselor in school, team work at guidance
5. Week Recognizing children technics
6. Week Analysis of child’s drawings
7. Week Midterm
8. Week Play and children
9. Week Guidance and Counseling with Children (personal)
10. Week Guidance and Counseling with Children (group)
11. Week Guidance and Counseling with Children during crisis (divorse, abuse, trauma vb.)
12. Week Approach of behavioral problems in children
13. Week Ethics and law for guidance and counseling in children
14. Week Final exam
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%) 0
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 0
Practice (%) 0
Labs (%) 0
Projects/Field Work (%) 0
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References • Ültanır, E.(2017). Çocuklarda rehberlik ve psikolojik danışma. Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. • Yavuzer, H. (1992). Resimleriyle çocuk. İstanbul: Remzi Kitapevi. • Geldard, K. & Geldard, D. (1999) Çocukla psikoterapötik görüşme: Giriş niteliğinde uygulamalı bir rehber. (Çev: G.Erden ve Ç. Kudiaki). Ankara: TPD Yayınları.
Work Placement(s)
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