Course Title Course Code Program Level
Career Counseling with Disadvantaged Groups RPKS012 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
2 28 2 4

Teaching Staff Öğr. Gör. Neslihan Salman
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to increase the awareness of the students about the career psychological counseling services provided to the disadvantaged individuals in the society and to help them gain theoretical knowledge about working with these individuals.
Course Content Gaining knowledge, skills and attitudes about preparing and implementing individual and group career intervention programs for disadvantaged groups, minorities and groups with different characteristics.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attends and are successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings: 1. Gains awareness towards individuals who are disadvantaged in society. 2. Gains awareness of the career problems of disadvantaged individuals. 3. Knows what needs to be considered while preparing career intervention programs for disadvantaged individuals. 4. Explains what needs to be considered while implementing career intervention programs for disadvantaged individuals.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the course
2. Week Multiculturalism, Social Justice and Rights Advocacy in Career Counseling
3. Week Multicultural Assessment, Interventions and Ethical Issues in Career Counseling
4. Week Disadvantaged Groups in the World and Turkey in Career Context
5. Week Career Counseling with Women
6. Week Career Counseling with LGBTI+ Individuals
7. Week Career Counseling with Immigrant and Refugee Individuals
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Career Counseling with Poor and Different Ethnicity Members
10. Week Career Counseling with Elderly Individuals
11. Week Holiday
12. Week Career Counseling with Individuals with Special Needs
13. Week Preparing and implementing individual career intervention programs for disadvantaged groups
14. Week General Evaluation
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 Dezavantajlı Gruplarla Kariyer Psikolojik Danışmanlığı (Ed. Dilek Yelda KAĞNICI) (Pegem)
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)