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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
GERONTOLOGICAL SOCIAL WORK SW465 - 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)Professor Fatma Işıl Bulut
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) will understand the differential characterictics of aged population
2) will determine psycho-social and economical needs and problems of aged population
3) will define various aspects of service models for meeting the needs and problems of aged population
4) will practice social work intervention in different levels for aged clients.
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 Gerontology and Gerontologic Social Work, Conceptual Framework
2nd Week The Old Age, The Psycho-Social Developmental Characteristics of The Old Age
3rd Week The Psycho-Social and Economic Needs and Problems of Old Age
4th Week The Mental Disorders in The Old Age (Depressive, Cognitive Disorders and Fobies)
5th Week The Demantional Disorders in The Old Age I
6th Week The Demantional Disorders in The Old Age II
7th Week The Abuse and Neglet of Old Age People
8th Week Midterm Exam
9th Week The Problems of Old Age People in Their Families
10th Week Working with Old Age People and Their Families
11th Week Home Care Services and Social Work Practices
12th Week The Old People in Need Protection and Social Work. The Social Work Practices in Erlderly Houses : Problems and New Tendencies
13th Week The Social Services for Older People in The Europen Countries and Social Work
14th Week Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGEmiroğlu, Vedia, Yaşlılık ve Yaşlının Sosyal Uyumu, Ankara, Şafak Matbaacılık Ltd. Şti., 1995.
Erkan, Gönül, Vedat Işıkhan, (eds.). Antropoloji ve Yaşlılık, Ankara, H.Ü. Sosyal Hizmetler Yüksekokulu Yayın No 6, 2000.
Gökçe-Kutsal, Yeşim (ed.), Geriatri 2002, İstanbul, H.Ü. GEBAM, 2002.
Koşar, Nesrin G., Sosyal Hizmetlerde Yaşlı Refahı Alanı, Ankara, Şafak Matbaacılık, 1996.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Attendance110
Other110
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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