RPD 458 (ING)

Course Title Course Code Program Level
Preventive Guidance RPD 458 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 - - - - 60 102 3 4

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Ayşe IRKÖRÜCÜ KÜÇÜK
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to provide the concepts, principles, techniques and skills necessary for carrying out preventive guidance and psychological counseling activities in schools.
Course Content Preventive function, history and theories of psychological counseling, protective factors, risk behaviors and prevention
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1. To be able to explain the preventive function and historical development of psychological counselor 2. To be able to give life skills as protective factors and to increase social competence 3. To have knowledge about risk behaviors and prevention 4. To have information about unhealthy nutrition, eating disorders and preventing school drop 5. To gain information about psychological counselor training and prevention
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction
2. Week History and theories of preventive guidance
3. Week Stress management skills
4. Week Social skills, communication skills and prevention
5. Week Problem-conflict resolution and decision-making skills, prevention studies
6. Week Self-worth, self-esteem, self-representation
7. Week Suicide and prevention
8. Week Midterm exam
9. Week Substance abuse and prevention
10. Week Sexually transmitted diseases, adolescent pregnancy and prevention
11. Week Aggression, violence, bullying and prevention
12. Week Unhealthy diet, eating disorders prevention
13. Week School dropout and prevention
14. Week Psychological counselor training and preventive guidance, General review
Mid-term (%) 40
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Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Korkut-Owen , Fidan (2015). Okul Temelli Önleyici Rehberlik ve Psikolojik Danışma. 4. Basım . Ankara : Anı Yayıncılık Gayle L. Macklem, Preventive Mental Health at School; Evidence-Based Services for Students: Springer: NY
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