RPD303


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Life Stages and Adjustment Problems RPD303 Psychological Counseling and Guidance B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
05
(Fall)
42 80 122 3 5

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Türkan ÖNCÜ
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives This course aims to study the childhood, adolescence and adulthood briefly and the problems in those periods and also how to cope with them.
Course Content The problems in the periods of childhood, adolescence and adulthood and how to cope with them.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1. Discover the characteristics of normal developmental stages and distinguish the abnormalities. 2. provide appropriate solutions for the problems. 3. help an individual to establish healthy and balanced relationships with the others. 4. to help people to realize the necessity of counseling someone to solve adjustment problems.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Social and emotional development in infancy and childhood. Attachment theory and attachment problems.
2. Week Parenting styles, child-rearing styles, adjustment problems concerned with family and school.
3. Week Special problems which affect emotional development of child: illness, death, divorce, child neglect, child abuse, child adoption and step mother and father.
4. Week Affective and behavioral problems in childhood and coping with these problems: anxiety disorders, separation disorder, habituations, toilet training and its problems, fear, school phobia, jealousy, disobedience.
5. Week Behavioral problems in childhood: stealing, lying, anger and aggression, introversion.
6. Week Serious mental disorders – pervasive developmental disorders – and coping with them: Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Rett Syndrome, Heller Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder not Otherwise Specified.
7. Week Attention deficit and destructive behavior disorders: Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder.
8. Week Affective disorders in childhood and adolescence: Depression, bipolar disorder (manic depressive), Anxiety, disorders: Obsessive compulsive disorder.
9. Week Adjustmental problems in adolescence and coping with these problems: eating disorders, juvenile delinquency, alcohol and drug addiction, parent – adolescent conflicts, suicide, schizophrenia.
10. Week Acquiring identity in adolescence, adjustment problems concerned with physical changes.
11. Week Work and career choice in early adulthood and adjustment problems in working marriage and family, parents’ roles and adjustment problems.
12. Week Developmental process in middle adulthood and adjustment problems: Physical, cognitive, sexual changes (menopouse, andropause) and coping with these problems.
13. Week Work and career problems in middle adulthood, adjustment to retirement.
14. Week Adjustment to the physical and cognitive changes in late adulthood. Domentia and Alzheimer diseases.
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References - Psikolojik Sağlığımızı Nasıl Koruruz? I – Çocukluk ve Ergenlik - Psikolojik Sağlığımızı Nasıl Koruruz? II – Yetiskinlik ve Yaslılık Editörler: A.Nuray Karancı, Faruk Gençöz, Özlem Bozo. Ortadoğu Teknik Üniversitesi Toplum ve Bilim Merkezi. - Okul Çağı Çocuklarının Terapisi. Irvin P.Yalow. Genel Editör: Hilda Kessler. - Okul Öncesi Çocuklarıın Terapisi. Irvin P.Yalow. Genel Editör: Hans Steiner.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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LO2

LO3

LO4

PQ1

4

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3

4

PQ2

4

3

5

4

PQ3

5

5

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4

PQ4

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5

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2

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5

PQ6

3

3

3

3

PQ7

4

5

4

4

PQ8

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4

5

3

PQ9

  

4

3

PY10

  

4

2

PQ11

4

5

5

5

PQ12

 

5

4

1

PQ13

5

5

5

5

PQ14

5

5

5

5

PQ15

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1

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2

PQ16

3

3

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PQ17

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4

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PQ18

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PQ19

4

5

5

3

PQ20

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2

3

 

PQ21

2

3

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1

PQ22

4

4

4

3

* Contribution Level:       1 Very low     2 Low     3 Medium     4 High     5 Very high