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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
SOCIAL WORK WITH CHILDREN SW352 - 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)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) will be able to have knowledge about the concept of childhood, the historical development of childhood and children's rights
2) will be able to learn about social work practice for children in Turkey
3) will be able to comprehend basic principles and skills about child interview process.
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 Addressing the concept of childhood, the development of the concept of childhood in the historical process
2nd Week Child rights and social work: Participation, child benefit and child oriented concepts
3rd Week Child rights and social work: Participation, child benefit and child oriented concepts
4th Week A brief overview of the services for children: Revising the organizations that provide services for children in Turkey
5th Week A brief overview of the services for children: Revising the organizations that provide services for children in Turkey
6th Week Working principles and required skills
7th Week Working principles and required skills
8th Week Midterm
9th Week Working with protected children: Services, problems and social work intervention
10th Week Working with protected children: Services, problems and social work intervention
11th Week Working with children victims of neglect and abuse: Services, problems and social work intervention
12th Week Working with children in conflict with the law: Services, problems and social work intervention
13th Week Working with children exposed to violence: Services, problems and social work intervention
14th Week Social work intervention for migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking children
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGFoley,P.,J.Roche, S. Tucker. (2001). Children in Society. Contemporary Theory, Policy, Practice. Palgrave, London.
Colton,M., R. Sanders, M.Williams.(2001). An Introduction to Working with Children. A Guide for Social Workers. Palgrave, LOndon.
Geldrard,K., D. Geldrard. (2001). Working with Children in Groups. A Handbook for Counsellors, Educators and Community Workers. Palgrave, London.
Sosyal Hizmet ve Çocuk Hakları: BM Sözleşmesi Profesyonel Eğitim Kitabı. Çev: Veli Duyan. Sosyal Hizmet Uzmanları Derneği Genel Merkezi, Ankara, 2004.
Koşar, G.N. (1992). Sosyal Hizmetlerde Aile ve Çocuk Refahı Alanı. 2. Baskı, İstanbul.
Gander, M.,H. Gardiner (1998). Çocuk ve Ergen Gelişimi.İmge Kitabevi, Ankara.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers,Case Study
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Assignment115
Attendance15
Total(%)50
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)50
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)50
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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