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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
ETHICAL STANDARDS PSK304 Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring) 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY3
SEMESTERSixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)-Sixth Term (Spring)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Associate Professor Okan Cem Çırakoğlu
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will explain ethics and its key principles in psychology.
2) Will construct a conceptual framework for understanding and thinking about importance and utility of ethics.
3) Will develop their critical thinking skills in the ethics issues.
4) Will increase their level of awareness about ethical violations.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Key Principles in Ethics
2nd Week Legal Issues and Ethics Codes in the World
3rd Week Standards on Competence
4th Week Standards on Therapy
5th Week Research Ethics
6th Week Decision-Making Issues
7th Week Consent Issues
8th Week Mid-term and Confidentiality
9th Week Boundaries and Multiple Relationships
10th Week The Termination and Referral of Clients
11th Week Ethical Issues in the Use of Animals
12th Week Ethical Considerations in Psychological Assessment
13th Week Ethical Issues in the Different Areas of Psychology
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGKitchener, K. S. (2000). Foundations of ethical practice, research and teaching. NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
O'Donohue, W., & Ferguson, K. (2003). Handbook of professional ethics for psychologists. California: Sage Publications.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSDiscussion,Lecture
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Total(%)40
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)40
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)60
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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