PSİ449


Course Title Course Code Program Level
The Psychology of Trauma PSİ 449 Psychology B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
07
(Fall)
42 - - - - 83 125 3 5

Teaching Staff Öğr. Gör. Gülçim Bilim Baykan
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites Successful completion of PSİ 319 Psychopathology I: Childhood and PSİ 304 Psychopathology II: Adulthood
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to study the psychological effects of trauma, trauma related psychopathologies and psychological interventions.
Course Content In this course; different types of traumatic events, responses to traumatic events, related psychopathologies, etiology of this psychopathologies and psychological interventions will be covered and discussed.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attend the course and are successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- Acquire knowledge on and be able to criticize how the concept of psychological trauma was held in history, the latest definition of trauma and trauma and stressor related disorders. 2- Defining unique characteristics and effects of different types of traumatic events 3- Naming and defining trauma related psychopathologies, etiology of this psychopathologies, risk and protective factors 4- Acquire knowledge on indirect exposure, relief workers and intergenerational transmission of trauma 5- Acquire knowledge about psychological interventions on trauma and crisis 6- Acquire knowledge about current research findings on trauma
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the course
2. Week Definition and History of Psychological Trauma
3. Week Classification of Trauma and Types of Traumatic Events
4. Week Types of Traumatic Events
5. Week Responses to Traumatic Events
6. Week Trauma and Psychopathology
7. Week Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
8. Week The Etiology of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
9. Week Trauma and Brain
10. Week Childhood Traumas, Responses and Complex Trauma
11. Week The Ripple Effect of Trauma, Indirect Exposure and Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma
12. Week Crisis and Crisis Intervention
13. Week Psychological Interventions for Trauma
14. Week Resilience and Posttraumatic Growth
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
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 Briere, J. N. & Scott, C. (2016). Travma terapisinin ilkeleri: Belirtiler, değerlendirme ve tedavi için bir kılavuz. (B. D. Genç Çev.). İstanbul: İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları. (Orijinal çalışma basım tarihi 2014). Herman, J. (2011). Travma ve iyileşme: Şiddetin sonuçları, ev içi istismardan siyasi teröre. (T. Tosun Çev.). İstanbul: Literatür Yayıncılık (Orijinal çalışma basım tarihi 1997). Freidman, M.J., Keane, T.M & Resick, P.A. (Ed) (2014). Handbook of PTSD. New York: Guilford. Ruglass, L.M. & Kendall-Tackett, K. (2015). Psychology of trauma 101. New York: Springer. Reyes, G., Elhai, J.D. & Ford, J. D. (2008). (Ed.). The encyclopedia of psychological trauma. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Van der Kolk, B. A., McFarlane, A.C. & Weisaeth, L. (Ed.) (1996). Traumatic stress: The effects of overwhelming experience on mind, body and soul. New York: Guilford.
Work Placement(s) There is no internship for this course.
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

PO1

PO2

PO3

PO4

PO5

PO6

PO7

PO8

PO9

PO10

PO11

PO12

PO13

LO1

5

4

4

3

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LO2

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

4

 

LO3

5

5

4

3

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

4

3

LO4

5

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

4

4

LO5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

5

4

LO6

 

3

4

 

 

3

 

 

4

4

 

 

 

 * Contribution Level:  1 Very low    2 Low    3 Medium    4 High    5 Very High