Course Title Course Code Program Level
Mental Health at School RPOS008 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 - - - - 75 103 2 4

Teaching Staff Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kılıç
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives The aim is to examine the factors affecting educational activities in the school environment that may arise from the student or the environment, and to examine how these can affect student mental health.
Course Content Child and adolescent development, mental health, factors affecting mental health, negative behaviors that may be seen in children and adolescents, coping with factors that may affect mental health at school, and intervention techniques for negative situations that may occur in the school environment.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1.Define mental health; describe the characteristics of individuals with mental health; know normal and abnormal behavior criteria. 2.Explains the genetic, biological and psychosocial factors affecting mental health. 3.Explains the views of various theoretical approaches on the causes and correction of emotional and behavioral disorders. 4.Knows the symptoms of various emotional and behavioral problems in children. 5.Explain the causes of various emotional and behavioral problems in children. 6.Describe the characteristics that differentiate mental health from childhood. 7.Discusses suggestions for families and teachers on prevention and correction of various emotional and behavioral problems in children.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Course Content and Processing
2. Week Importance of Mental Health and Ways of Protection
3. Week Strain, Coping Against Coercion, Mental Health and Related Concepts
4. Week Teacher Attitudes and Communication Barriers
5. Week Exam Anxiety and School Phobia
6. Week Violence and Bullying at School
7. Week Risky Behaviors, Antisocial Orientations and Addictions at School
8. Week
9. Week Absenteeism and Dropout from School
10. Week Trauma and Children with Special Needs
11. Week Disadvantaged Groups (Migration, Poverty, Chronic Disease)
13. Week Academic Achievement, Motivation and Flow Theory
14. Week School Adjustment, School Belonging, School Engagement and Class Participation
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Total(%) 100
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