Course Title Course Code Program Level
Culturally Responsive Psychological Counseling RPOS011 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 90 118 2 4

Teaching Staff Öğr. Gör. Neslihan Salman
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives It is aimed to gain knowledge of culturally sensitive guidance and to improve culturally sensitive guidance skills.
Course Content 1.Culture and psychological counseling, 2. Culturally sensitive counseling historical, 3. Cultural sensitive counseling skills and practice, 4. Practices based on social justice
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1. To understanding of cultural construct and relationships 2. To learn relationship between culture and psychological counselling 3. To learn multicultural psychological counselling approach 4. To imrove multicultural psychological counselling competence 5. To awareness social justice practice in psychological counseling
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Cultural construct and relationships (Individualism and collectivisim orientations in Turkish culture)
2. Week Relationship between culture and psychological counseling
3. Week Counseling the multicultural population
4. Week Counseling the sexuality minority experience
5. Week Counseling the sexuality minority experience
6. Week Counseling with socail economically disadvantaged child and young people
7. Week Counseling individuals with physical, cognitive and psychiatric disabilities
8. Week Midterm
9. Week Counseling with refugees
10. Week Counseling with refugees
11. Week Ethical issues in multicultural counseling
12. Week Socail justice practice and counseling
13. Week Multicultural counseling practice examples
14. Week Multicultural counseling practice examples
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 1. Mattis, J., Kurter, F. (2014). Türkiye’de Uygulamacıların Gözüyle Psikolojik Danışmada Kültüre Duyarlı Olma. İstanbul: Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi Yayınları. 2. Schwarzbaum, S., & Thomas, A. J. (2008). Dimensions of multicultural counseling: A life story approach. Thousand Oaks: Sage
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