Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
HESC501 RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0
SOWO501 ADVANCED SOCIAL WORK THEORY-I 3 3 0
This course will cover the general evaluation of theories of social work practices values, ethics and ethical dilemmas, (social work with individuals: meeting, assessment and planning, social work with individuals: intervention, social work with individuals: evaluation, termination and follow up, social work theories for families-1 and social work theories for families-2,social work with families: meeting, assessment and planning, social work with families: intervention, social work with families: evaluation, termination and follow up, social work theories for groups, social work with groups: meeting and assessment and planning, social work with groups: intervention, social work with groups: evaluation, termination and follow up.
SOWO5X1 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
SOWO5X2 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
SOWO500 THESIS 0 0 0
In this course, graduate students develop the ability of graduate students to search the literature related to the thesis subject with the support of the thesis advisor, to organize information based on the literature, to use and develop the data collection tool, to collect and analyze the research data, to analyze the appropriate data, to tabulate and interpret the research findings, It was aimed to be able to draw and make recommendations and report the research and to defend the research. Ethical committee preparation, validity and reliability of the thesis subject to be carried out and the beginning of the study are based on the start of the thesis writing phase and the conduct of the thesis study.
SOWO502 ADVANCED SOCIAL WORK THEORY-II 3 3 0
In this course the students will discuss the starting points of social work with community, historical root of social service with community, social problem and target population, society as a field of change, understanding and analyzing the strengths and problems of society, stages of community social service implementation, analyzing human service organizations, preparing an intervention strategy, organization culture, oorganizational structure and processes, coordination of institutional services, organizational structure: application examplesi, community social service: examples of practice. Thus, they will be able to to learn the concepts of social problem and target group, to analyze the strengths and problems of societies, and to understand the theoretical framework of social service pracitce with macro systems.
SOWO590 SEMINAR 0 0 0
Students determine their interest fields, review the literature, evaluate, plan the reseach process and report their studies. Students’ review of the literature on a subject they are interested in, preparing a presentation, performing the presentation verbally, developing themselves on the subject and defending it in a way that will dominate the subject. Literature review related to thesis or study, planning of the study, analysis of data, developing presentation ability, planning of thesis or study, definition of evidence-based practice, selection of appropriate statistical methods, preparation of presentation, starting of the current literature on the study and the beginning of the thesis preparation and committee presentation is the course content.
SOWO5X3 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
SOWO5X4 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
SOWO506 CRITICAL APPROACH TO THE WELFARE OF THE ELDERLY 3 3 0
In this course students will disscuss aging phenomenon; definitions, statistics old age in turkey and in the world old age in turkey and in the world elderly welfare as a public issue elderly welfare from the perspective of elderly rights need for elderly welfare, socio-psychological problems economic factors affecting elderly welfare the scope of elderly welfare; protection support and application urban and rural differences in elderly welfare responsibilities for elderly welfare financing elderly welfare elderly welfare in turkey practices on elderly welfare in the world the future of elderly prosperity will vbe discussed. Social development understands the changing aging process and the effects of social conditions on the welfare of the elderly in the process.
SOWO515 SOCIAL WORK AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS 3 3 0
The students who complete this course will be able to know the main definitions of the concept of ethics, morality, professional ethics. Historical development of social work ethics, social work code of ethics and its transformation in the world and and in Turkey, different approaches in Ethics and their place in social work practice (Kantian ethics, utilitarian ethics, feminist ethics, radical ethics, critical ethics, etc), ethical dilemmas, ethical violations and ethical problems, ethics in academic and research work. A detailed examination of occupational ethics, principles and values in social work and the discussion of ethical dilemmas and solution strategies that can be encountered in professional practice.
SOWO202 SOCIAL WORK THEORY-I: INDIVIDUALS 0 4 0
Social Work as a Discipline and Profession: The features of being discipline social work, Social work as a profession, The purpose and principles of social work. Social Work as a Discipline and Profession: Social work values, Knowledge base of social work, Social work skills, Collecting and evaluation data skills (assessment skills), Developing Professional identity and using skills, Social work practice skills with individuals, groups and community. Evaluating of practice skills. Conceptualization and integration social work knowledge, values and skills with social work purpose and principles. Human Needs and Social Work. Common human needs: conceptual analyze. Ability of determine common human needs. Differences between people and human needs. Results of not to meet human needs: Social Problems. Common human needs, social functioning and social work.
SOWO204 HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT-II 0 4 0
This course aims in providing the students with knowledge of various theories related to the influence of the environment on human behaviour. The dimensions of environment include such as the physical environment, culture, social structures and institutions, families, organizations, communities and social movements. Through the use of various perspectives the students learn how to approach problems and conceptualize interventions for an effective social work practice. The second part of the course provides an understanding of the developmental stages of the individual from young adult to old age, and the relationship between human growth, human development, and the environment. Knowledge and understanding of biological, psychological, and social systems relationships; cultural norms; and the significance of interaction with the family, group, and the community are stressed.
SOWO505 SOCIAL WORK AND HUMAN RIGHTS 3 3 0
The course covers the social service and human rights interaction, human rights as a concept based on ethical principles and law individual rights; definition and scope group rights; definition and scope universal civil and civil rights: definition and scope new world order and human rights new world order and human rights reflections of globalization in terms of human rights intellectual value of social service in the context of human rights social responsibility approach social justice and human rights social conditions that determine the approach to human rights in the context of social justice protection and development of human rights in the context of social justice approaches and problem areas in terms of human rights in Turkey, suggestions for solution.
SOWO522 PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL WORK 3 3 0
The main objective of this course is to uncover the philosophical issues that pertain to social work theories and practice. For this, the course starts with the question “Is social work solely an applied science?”. To answer this question, we will examine the classification of sciences. The course will continue with the analysis of the philosophical assumptions of major social work approaches like social learning, systems theory, etc and how these are connected to major philosophical currents. Then, basic concepts such as empathy, the other, dignity, welfare, charity, rights, justice, free will and determinism will be analysed. Lastly, metaethical issues concerning social work interventions will be examined. The course will be interactive such that it includes student presentations and in class discussions of selected papers.
SOWO203 HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT-I 0 4 0
This course aims in providing the students with knowledge of various theories related to the influence of the environment on human behaviour. The dimensions of environment include such as the physical environment, culture, social structures and institutions, families, organizations, communities and social movements. Through the use of various perspectives the students learn how to approach problems and conceptualize interventions for an effective social work practice. The first part of the course course provides an understanding of the developmental stages of the individual from infancy to adolescence, and the relationship between human growth, human development, and the environment. Knowledge and understanding of biological, psychological, and social systems relationships; cultural norms; and the significance of interaction with the family, group, and the community are stressed.