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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
SOCIAL WORK IN DISASTERS SW256 - 2 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITElective Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY-
SEMESTER-
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Instructor Merve Deniz Pak
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) will understand the definitions and perspectives about disasters
2) will develop an idea about the disaster management skills
3) will describe the characteristics about social workers skills for intervention in disasters
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTThere is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction to lesson, the definitions and perspectives about disasters
2nd Week Disaster management, intervention to disasters
3rd Week The effects of disasters
4th Week Social work and disasters
5th Week Social work interventions to disasters (Individuals)
6th Week Social work interventions to disasters (Groups)
7th Week Mid Term
8th Week Social work interventions to disasters (Societies)
9th Week Trauma and intervention to traumas
10th Week Intervention to crisis
11th Week Grief work
12th Week Student presentations
13th Week Student presentations
14th Week Evalution of course
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING- Tuncay, T. (2004). Afetlerde sosyal hizmet. Ankara: Özbay Ofset Matbaacılık.
- Dedeoğlu, N. (2011). Afetlerde sağlık hizmetlerinin yönetimi ve organizasyonu. Toplum ve Hekim 26 (5), 348-365.
- Yavuz, C., I. (2011). Türkiye'de afet yönetiminde değişim. Toplum ve Hekim 26 (5), 366-377.
- Erkal, T., Değerliyurt, M. (2009). Türkiye'de afet yönetimi. Doğu Coğrafya Dergisi 22, 147-164.
- Zakour , M. J., Harrell B. E. (2004) Access to disaster services, Journal of Social Service Research, 30 (2), 27-54.
- Soylu, M. (2011). Afet okulu. İstanbul: Truva Yayınları.
- Kabasakal, H., Okaman Fişek, G. (2008). Afet ve insan. İstanbul: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Yayınevi.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Questions/Answers,Presentation,Other
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Assignment110
Attendance15
Total(%)55
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)55
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)45
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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