PSİ514


Course Title Course Code Program Level
Family Relations PSİ514 Psychology (Thesis) M.A / M.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
02
(Spring)
42 30 30 73 175 3 7

Teaching Staff Doç. Dr. Eda KARACAN
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Elective
Prerequisites None
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Families approaches examines the family from theoretical, evidence informed and practical perspectives. Much of the scientific information about families has been collected in western societies. Some contrasts with other societies will also be made where studies are available.
Course Content Generally, this course will provide students with a background in family approaches and an opportunity to learn about various theoretical, conceptual, practical, and empirical family issues. The major contents of this course includes topics of family systems, theoretical and empirical literature associated with family in the larger social structure, cultural influences, marriage and family development, , marriage and family dysfunctions, parenting, child rearing methods, attachment, divorce, single parenting, remarriage, aging and family dysfunctions, sibling relations, communication within family and families with special situations.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- To acquire various family developmental processes 2- To apply theoretical ideas to real life 3- To gain information associated with family relationships based on perspectives that are diverse and multi-cultural including an emphasis on race, ethnicity, gender, class, age & environment. 4- To illustrate typical problems and some suggested solutions in the marriage and family context
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the course
2. Week Overview of human relations: Historical development and theoretical approaches
3. Week Family within the psychosocial system
4. Week Human and family in the context of culture Culture and self: self concept changing depend on the culture
5. Week Family and family change: Comparing family models
6. Week Marital relationships (transition to marriage, relations between partners, divorce etc.)
7. Week Comparison of the relation between parent-child, siblings and friends in a variety of dimensions
8. Week First relations of life: Attachment theory
9. Week Maternal and infant characteristics that affect the attachment relations and cross-cultural studies
10. Week Concepts about the friendships and parents: self, frienship and parents
11. Week Parent-child communication and conflict between them
12. Week The effects of beliefs, attitudes and behaviors of parents on children
13. Week The effects of children on parents
14. Week Violence in family
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 10
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%) 25
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%) 5
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References - Ambert, A. (1992). The effect of children on parents. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. - Antonucci, T.C. and Mikus, K. (1988). The power of parenthood: personality and attitudinal changes during the transition to parenthood. In Michaels, G.Y., and Goldberg, W.A. (Eds.), The transition to parenthood: Current theory and research (pp 62-84). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. - Bjorklund, D.F, Yunger, J.L., and Pelligrini, A.D. (2002). The evaluation of parenting and evaluationary approaches to childrearing. In M. H. Bornstein (Ed.), Handbook of parenting: Social ecology of parenting (Vol. 2, pp. 3-31). Lawrance Erlbaum Associates. - Cowan, C. P., and Cowan, P. A. (2000). When partners become parents: The big life change for couples. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. - Crouter, A.C. & Booth, A. (2003). Children's influence on family dynamics: The neglected side of family relationships. London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. - Dönmez, A. (2009, çev. Editörü). Yakın İlişkiler Psikolojisi. Ankara: Nobel Yayın Dağıtım. - Heinicke, C. M. (2002). Determinants of the transition to parenthood. In M. H Bornstein (Ed.), Handbook of parenting, Vol. 3: Status and social conditions of parenting (pp. 277-303). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. - Hortaçsu, N. (2003). Çocuklukta İlişkiler: Ana Baba, Kardeş ve Arkadaşlar. Ankara: İmge Kitabevi. - Kağıtçıbaşı, Ç. (2000). Kültürel Psikoloji: Kültürel Bağlamında İnsan ve Aile. İstanbul: Evrim Yayınevi. - Kağıtçıbaşı, Ç. (1996). Family and human development across cultures: A view from the other side. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. - Kongar, E. (2000). 21. yüzyılda Türkiye: 2000’li yıllarda Türkiye’nin Toplumsal Yapısı (ss. 545-601).İstanbul: Remzi Kitabevi. - McAdams, D. P., Hart, H., and Maruna, S. (1998). The anotomy of generativity. In D. P. McAdams and E. de St.Aubin (Eds.), Generativity and Adult Development: How and why we care for the next generation (pp.7-43). Washington DC: American Psychological Association. - Satir, V. (1988).İnsan Yaratmak: Aile terapisinin başyapıtı (çev. Selim Yeniçeri).İstanbul: Beyaz Yayınları - Özgüven, İ.E. (2001).Ailede iletişim ve yaşam. Ankara: PDREM Yayınları.
Work Placement(s)
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