PSİ420


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Ethical Practices in Psychology PSİ420 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
08
(Spring)
42 83 125 3 5

Teaching Staff Öğretim Görevlisi Gülçim Bilim BAYKAN
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites There is no prerequisite for this course.
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to inform students about basic ethical principles of psychology before graduation. The course also aims to discuss and solve ethical problems applying ethical decision making processes with a scientific approach.
Course Content In this course, students are introduced to concepts of ethics and moral, ethical decision making processes, the history of the development of ethical codes in psychology, basic ethical codes in psychology, Turkish Psychological Association Ethics Code and ethical principles regarding special areas.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attend the course and are successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- defining ethical codes of psychology and the development of the codes 2- identifying Turkish Psychological Association Ethics Code 3- defining professional competency and boundaries in psychology 4- have information about ethical principles regarding applications, assessment, research and special topics in psychology 5- identifying ethical dilemmas and violations, defining problems and applying ethical decision making processes to the problem 6- thinking critically about professional acts
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to Ethics and History of Ethics
2. Week European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA) Meta - Code of Ethics Turkish Psychological Association Ethics Code
3. Week Ethical Decision Making Process
4. Week Basic Principles 1: Competency and Adequacy
5. Week Basic Principles 2: Beneficence and Maleficence
6. Week Basic Principles 3: Responsibility
7. Week Basic Principles 4: Integrity Basic Principles 5: Respect for people’s rights and non-discrimination
8. Week MID-TERM
9. Week Ethical principles regarding psychology research
10. Week Ethical principles regarding clinical psychology and psychotherapy
11. Week Ethical principles regarding psychological assessment
12. Week Movie discussion: Ethical dilemmas and violations
13. Week Student presentations: Ethical principles regarding special topics in psychology
14. Week Student presentations: Ethical principles regarding special topics in psychology
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 10
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 50
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Nagy, T. F. (2019). Psikologlar için temel meslek etiği: temel konuları anlamak ve üstesinden gelmek için bir elkitabı. (İ. Dağ, H. Gündüz, Çev.) Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık (Orijinal çalışma basım tarihi 2011) Knapp, S.J. & Vande Creek, L.D. (2010). Psikologlar İçin Pratik Etik: Pozitif Yaklaşım. Çev.: M. Yılmaz, T.F. Karahan, S.B. Çelik, M.E. Sardoğan. (Orijinali, APA, 2006) Ankara: Mentis Yayıncılık. Pope, K.S. & Vasquez, M.J.T. (2016). Psikoterapi ve Danışmanlıkta Etik: Uygulama için bir Klavuz, 4. Baskı Çeviri Editörleri: Mehin Akhun, Yeşim Korkut, İhsan Dağ, Türk Psikologlar Derneği Yayınları, No: 44. Turkish Psychological Association Ethics Code (2004) Turkish Psychological Association Ethical Process Code (2013)
Work Placement(s) There is no internship for this course.
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)

 

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PO6

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LO1

3

 

 

3

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

3

LO2

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

3

LO3

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

4

LO4

 

3

 

 

 

 

3

3

 

 

4

5

3

LO5

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

5

4

LO6

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

3

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