Course Title Course Code Program Level
Counseling in Children and Adolescents RPOS009 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 28 56 2 2

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Başak Karateke
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to provide theoretical backround for psychological counselor to counsel with children.
Course Content This course involves methods for psychological counseling with children, child recognition techniques and counseling at school
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attend the course and are successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; • To use some methods like drawing and play during counseling with children. • To give psychological counseling to children. • To give appropriate psychological counseling during crisis. • To explain responsibility about ethics and legal about pschological counseling with children.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction and presentation of course definition and requirements.
2. Week The aim of psychological counseling with children and adolescent.
3. Week Therapy settings for children and adolescents.
4. Week Therapeutic communication with children and adolescents.
5. Week Characteristics of therapeutic communication.
6. Week Characteristics of therapeutic communication.
7. Week Midterm
8. Week Acknowledgment of children
9. Week Play and children
10. Week Analysis of child’s drawings.
11. Week Contemporary techniques in child and adolescent psychology
12. Week Contemporary techniques in child and adolescent psychology
13. Week Guidance and Counseling with Children during a crisis (divorce, abuse, trauma vb.)
14. Week Final
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 • Ültanır, E.(2017). Çocuklarda rehberlik ve psikolojik danışma. Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık. • Yavuzer, H. (1992). Resimleriyle çocuk. İstanbul: Remzi Kitapevi. • Geldard, K. & Geldard, D. (1999) Çocukla psikoterapötik görüşme: Giriş niteliğinde uygulamalı bir rehber. (Çev: G.Erden ve Ç. Kudiaki). Ankara: TPD Yayınları.
Work Placement(s)
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