Course Title Course Code Program Level
Family Relations and Communication RPAS001 Psychological Counseling and Guidance (2018-2019 Academic Year and After) 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
28 - - - - 80 108 2 4

Teaching Staff Öğr. Gör. Cemile Dur Öztürk
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to get them learn about healthy relations in the family, and how to manage conflict resolution.
Course Content Family, different types of families ,family structure, functions of family; communication, positive and negative communication , communication barriers; communication between the spouses, parent- children communi,cation
Learning Outcomes (LO) Students . know the characteristics and types of the families .can tell the basic functions of the family .define communication and communication barriers .can tell –I- You messages and so the positive and negative communication styles .can say how healthy relations between the spouses and parent-children and siblings should be .know conflict management and problem solving strategies
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Definition of a family, importance of the family in our lives, types of families
2. Week Family as a system , goal(s) and functions of the families
3. Week Family life cycle
4. Week Functional and dysfunctional families
5. Week Communication- definition, communication skills
6. Week Empathy and empathic listening
7. Week Active and passive listening
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Self-disclosure, risks in self-disclosure and self-disclosure in counseling
10. Week Nonverbal communication, culture and body language
11. Week Assertiveness
12. Week Conflict management in interpersonal relations, conflict resolution
13. Week Communication with children
14. Week Communication and rational- irrational thinking
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 Kaya, Alim ( ed) ( 2019 ) İnsan İlişkileri ve İletişim. ( 13. Baskı )Pegem - A Yay. Ankara Gordon, Thomas ( 2016) Etkili Anne-Baba Eğitimi (12.baskı) Profil Yay. İstanbul McKay, M; Davis, M; Fanning P . (1995 )İletişim Becerileri Gelbal Ö. (Çev)(2010) Boylam Psikiyatri Enstitüsü , HYB Yay. Ankara Öğretim elemanının gerekli görebileceği diğer kaynaklar
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