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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)Instructor Mehmet Can Aktan
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) will comprehend the features and problems of childhood period and evaluate the systems that construct/resolve this features and problems as a whole.
2) will describe the qualifications to communicate with children.
3) will review the risks and problems of childhood period.
4) will describe the necessary techniques and skills that a social worker must have while working with children.
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 The Concept of Childhood and Development Of The Concept Through Ages
2nd Week Childhood Period From a Developmental Perspective: Psychosocial Developmental Features of Childhood.
3rd Week Communication with Children
4th Week Principles and Skills for Working with Children
5th Week Children's Rights and Social Work: Highlighting Participation, Best İnterest of the Child and Child-Centered View
6th Week An Overlook to Services for Children: Review of Services and Agencies Working with Children in Turkey
7th Week Midterm Exam
8th Week Working with children under protection: Services, Problems and Social Work Intervention
9th Week Working with Street Children: Services, Problems and Social Work Intervention
10th Week Working with Juvenile Delinquents: Services, Problems and Social Work Intervention
11th Week Working with Abused Children: Services, Problems and Social Work Intervention
12th Week Working with refugees children
13th Week Working with Children with Chronic Illness and disabled
14th Week Evaluation and Conclusion
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,Presentation,Other
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term140
Assignment110
Total(%)50
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)50
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)50
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONEnglish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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