Faculty of Health Sciences

Social Work

Duration 4 Years
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About the Department

Social work is a practice-based profession and an academic discipline that aims to make social change contribute to the development of social inclusion, empowerment and emancipation of people. Respect for social justice, human rights and diversity is at the forefront of issues that form the basis of social work. It brings individuals and systems together to improve human well-being, through an eclectic knowledge-based approach. The Department of Social Work gives its students a strong foundation by taking advantage of the interdisciplinary theoretical structure of the social sciences, such as sociology, psychology, etc. Experts from the Social Services and NGO’s, dealing with social risks, provide knowledge to the students by conferences, as well as with internship and practice opportunities, also allowing students to develop their theoretical and practical profession in depth.The main purpose of the department is to train social workers, who have an important place in society,by using both theoretical and practical methods.

Education Opportunities

Social Work Program aims to train students as experts, with the competence and knowledge, that can help in solving problems related to the social environment at the levels of individual, group and society. Social Work education provides students strong background in sociology, social research, psychology, social anthropology,etc. Internships and practices are carried out in organizations such as nursing homes, women's shelters, orphanages, local governments and Social Services Department. Interdisciplinary education, supported by practices, helps students reach the awareness of contributing to the solution of social problems by the tasks they take in the projects. When students reach to graduation stage, they learn to research, analyze social problems faced by societies, produce solutions and put them into practice. At the same time, students of Social Work Department can do double major or minor with various departments such as psychology, law while continuing their social work education.TRNC and foreign graduates can contribute to their education by continuing to Social Work master's program in English.

CIU Progression Programs Students

Career Areas

Graduates of the program can find employment opportunities in a wide range of institutions and organizations. Social workers, who are knowledgeable about the structure and problems of the society they live in, can work as planners, managers, researchers and practitioners in social services, local governments and non-governmental organizations and will contribute to the determination and planning of social policies. Graduates have the opportunity to work in nursing homes, orphanages, rehabilitation centers, ministries of Justice, Health, Labor and Social Security, in the field of industrial relations and in projects of local governments for the vulnerable populations. Similarly, those who have completed the program have employment opportunities as social workers in public institutions serving as social service institutions in the TRNC and other countries, in local governments, in institutions and organizations. Apart from these, graduates of the Department of Social Work can pursue an academic career and become a faculty member and researcher.

Contact

Faculty of Health Sciences
Çevik Uraz Center, CU206
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2251
Faculty E-mail: secretary-fhs@ciu.edu.tr
Head of Department: Asst. Prof. Dr. Afet Arkut
Head of Department E-mail: aarkut@ciu.edu.tr

Compulsory modules

First Semester
MICROECONOMICS

Course code

ECON101

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
Course involves introduction to economics, what is economics? Micro and Macro Economics, Needs, wants, preferences, scarcity and consumer preferences, Production Possibilities Frontier, Opportunity Cost, Budget Line, Cost-Benefit Principle, Explicit and Implicit costs, Elasticity -Inferior goods, normal goods, luxury goods, complement goods and substitute goods, Demand Curve and Supply Curve, Excess demand and supply,Demand and Supply functions, Equilibrium price and quantity by using functions, Types of taxes and their effects on demand and supply,Types of Costs; Fixed costs and variable costs. Calculating total revenue and total costs,Calculating profit and loss,Calculating Break even quantity,Drawing Break Even chart,Types of Depreciation and calculating depreciation.
READING AND WRITING SKILLS-I

Course code

ENGL141

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
This course aims to develop students' listening, speaking, reading - writing and study skills. The course provides students with the opportunity to develop their communication skills through controlled activities and to equip students with the basic study skills necessary to follow the curriculum of English. This course also provides students with the opportunity to process the newly acquired knowledge and to develop their ability to ask questions about how to apply the new knowledge to new situations and ask them to think critically. In addition, this course will enable students to learn about the different strategies required to review the various reading pieces, such as finding the main idea and distinguishing the details from the main idea.
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

Course code

ITEC110

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
The aim of this course is to give the students an understanding of the fundamentals of computers such as the basic components of the computers, input, output, storage devices and processing as well as application and system software, utility programs and internet basics. At the end of this course students will be familiar with the computer terminology and able to use the word processing and spreadsheet programs as well as efficient internet usage. General presentation of computer technologies, Windows operating system and applications in the Microsoft Office packageWord, Excel, Access and Power Point , softwares used in pharmacies, drawing for academic purposes and web-based method of screening of literature are also covered.
PSYCHOLOGY

Course code

PSYC110

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the wide range of topics covered by psychology. By the end of the course, students will be familiar with the major theories and the methods of research used to analyse behavior. These include the biological basis of psychological functions, sensation, perception and different states of consciousness. In addition to cognitive topics, the course provides an introduction to social, developmental and clinical psychology.
SOCIOLOGY

Course code

SOCY101

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
This introductory course in Sociology begins with an overview of the nature of the discipline, followed by a survey of various aspects of the structures and dynamics of social life. The history of sociology, the views of its founders and the major modern sociological perspectives are examined afterwards. Research methods and theories in sociology are explored to illustrate how thinking sociologically adds to our knowledge of the world around us. In this course, basic topics of sociology such as culture, socialization, media, family, education, social stratification, urbanization, social change are analyzed through different sociological perspectives. The course is accommodated to groups of students with different backgrounds and professional education. Class discussions on covered topics are encouraged and are valuable parts of this course.
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK

Course code

SOWO101

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
This course draws on the historical development of social welfare, social work and various social services. The course also focuses on the nature, causes, and extent of major social problems, and provides examples of how people are affected by such problems. Emphasis is placed on various roles of social workers, the generalist method, cultural competence, ecological and systems theory, the strengths perspective, and responses to the needs of the poor, families, and populations at risk such as the elderly, children, sexual minorities, and people of different ethnic background. Also addressed are changing trends in global societies and how they affect international social work practice.
SOCIAL WORK WORKING AREAS

Course code

SOWO103

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Topics on the definition and origins of social work at work life, roles and skills of social worker in the organizations, contemporary problems in occupational life and the role and functions of social work to solve these problems. Social work is a discipline related with individuals, groups, society and social policies. So the social workers work on a wide range of field such as family, children, school, youth, disability, poverty and social allowances, migration, urbanization, elderly, health, criminality. The course is aiming to teach about the roles and responsibilities of social workers in different fields and organizations (government, private or NGO).
TURKISH LANGUAGE

Course code

TREG100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course examines basic areas of language and expression. In the first half of the course, the theoretical approach to language is formed and the spelling rules of the Turkish language are studied. In the latter part of the course, language and narrative errors are studied together with editing. In the second half of the course, formal writing, curriculum vitae, petition, evaluation of the columns in terms of language and style, types of written expression and practice; Turkish production and application of shooting attachments; Turkish grammar structure; It is aimed to teaching subjects like phonetics of Turkish to students.
TURKISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION-I

Course code

TURK111

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

3

Ects

2
Level A1 refers to the basic language user. The user of this language understands and expresses information about the person's name, date of birth, nationality, occupation, address, educational status. Understands and explains the days of the week and various hours of the day. Understands the basic concepts of family. It gives information about the family within the framework of basic concepts. Understands simple questions, instructions and directions. Understands address descriptions, knows basic patterns. Understands the basic concepts of time and clock. Understands short and simple directions. Knows and uses the names of the special days celebrated. Uses basic patterns related to wish and wish. Writes a simple paragraph describing basic personal information, situations, feelings. He briefly talks about his hobbies. Introduces the house he lives in. He briefly introduces the street, district or city he lives in.
Second Semester
READING AND WRITING SKILLS-II

Course code

ENGL142

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
This course is the continuation of ENG 101. The course aims to improve students' listening, speaking, reading, writing and working skills. In the course, students are guided in writing compare and contrast essays using Venn diagram. In addition, the aim of the course is to learn the necessary conjunctions for composition writing. In addition, the students will be able to write a four-part critical composition by learning the difference between ideas and factual real sentences and how to write the opposing opinion and sentences used to refute it. Thus, the students will be able to distinguish between the compare and contrast essay and discursive essay. Students will also be able to make presentations by using presentation techniques. In addition, this course aims to summarize the reading pieces of the students and to use the strategies of reading and to draw conclusions and meanings using their reading skills.
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION

Course code

HIST100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
The aim of this course is to outline the development of civilizations in the course of history. It firstly focuses on the concepts such as “Civilization”, “Prehistoric”, and “Historic” and on the factors forcing the emergence of the first civilizations. As well as examining the prehistoric periods and their characteristics in the course of human life since the first appearance of human beings on earth, the course mainly focuses on the early civilizations, namely the Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Aegean, Classical Greek, Hellenistic, Indian, Chinese and Roman Civilizations. Political, social, economical, cultural, intellectual, philosophical and scientific aspects in these entities are also examined in this course.
INTRODUCTION TO LAW

Course code

ILAW118

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
INTRODUCTION TO LAW
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

Course code

PHIL102

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
Philosophy is the attempt to answer the deepest and most fundamental questions about the universe, mind, society, art, etc., in brief, all aspects of the human life. The aim of this course is not only learn the ideas of the great philosophers of the history, but also explore how to improve critical and philosophical thinking skills. The course is designed to acquaint students with the concepts, methods, problems, and theories of different areas within philosophy. İn addition to these, the one of the main objective of the course is to provide an perspective of the philosophy's relation to other disciplines such as sociology, psychology, education, law, etc.
SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Course code

SOCY106

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The aim of this course is to understand human cultural diversity and the origins of this diversity, as well as universal aspects of human societies. To understand humanity, it is necessary to compare human cultures both spatially and temporally. For these aims, the course begins with a definition and history of anthropology, continues with an introduction to the basic theories and research methods. The analysis of culture, language, kinship patterns, religion and mythology, gender, cultural evolution, social hierarchy and types of political power, race and ethnicity, occupies much of the course. Topics that are of great concern to modern societies such as globalization and its effects on cultural diversity and racism are explored with the anthropological perspective gained in the course.
REPORT WRITING AND PRESENTATION IN SOCIAL WORK

Course code

SOWO102

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
Assessment of literature, knowledge and skills on writing report and presentation. Also teaching how to prepare a social investigation report. As a social work activity, social investigation reports are the legal documents that include the detailed needs of clients. The content of the reports are based on a theory. The reports should be prepared up to generalist social work approach which is shaped by system theory and ecologic approach. Also the specific steps should be followed while writing the report: identification- applying, information gathering and analyze (social investigation), conduction intervention plan, progress, finalization and monitor. At the end of the course students will learn to prepare a social investigation report in the mentioned frame.
SOCIAL WORK FIELD OBSERVATIONS

Course code

SOWO104

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
An introduction to social work and social work organizations to recognize the content of this course to obtain information in a different area each week, welcome to visit institutions and organizations providing services. On the information obtained from these visits, and here every week, each student individually prepares a report. Following the theoretical and practical hours visits to the institution of the one-hour assessment is carried out theoretical lessons. During the semester the students visit the both government and non-governmental organizations providing services to children, elderly, disabled, youth, families, the groups who are in need of social allowance and social support, juvenile and will gain information about the other social work fields by theoritical hours.
SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND PROBLEMS

Course code

SOWO108

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
Basic concepts and theoretical approaches about social problems, socio-economic structure and social problems, dynamics, prevention and solution ways of social problems, Investigation of some problems like poverty, disability, migration, unemployment, criminality and solution ways. This course provides an in-depth study of current social problems. Emphasis is on causes, consequences, and possible solutions to problems associated with families, schools, workplaces, communities, and the environment. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, define, analyze, and propose solutions to these problems. This course is an examination of contemporary social problems through sociological perspectives. It is designed to provide you with an understanding of how major systems of power such as racism, sexism, classism and heterosexism among others are interrelated and result in numerous social problems.
MODERN TURKISH HISTORY

Course code

TARH100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
In this course, Ottoman state and society, factors causing the collapse of the state; Ottoman modernization; Tripoli and Balkan Wars, World War I, Mudros Armistice and Sevres Agreement; parties and associations, the national resistance movement led by Mustafa Kemal, the Havza and Amasya Circulars, the Congresses, the National Pact, the Turkish Grand National Assembly; the rebellions, the regular army and the War of Independence; the Mudanya Armistice, the Lausanne Peace Treaty; Revolution in the political field, secularization of the state and society, abolition of the sultanate, declaration of the republic, abolition of the caliphate; 1921 and 1924 constitutions, constitutional changes; Sheikh Said Rebellion; Multi-party experience, secularization and modernization in law, nationalization and secularization in education, Kemalizm and 6 principles, Turkish foreign policy(1923-1938) are covered.
TURKISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION-II

Course code

TURK112

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

3

Ects

2
A student with this language level knows the basic concepts and qualifiers related to the social and physical environment. Understands the basic concepts of querying personal information and personal contact information. Understands basic warnings and directions in areas such as hospital, airport, police station, post office, street, avenue, hotel, canteen. It selects the information it needs from the tariffs on the boards in places such as airports, stations, bus terminals. Understands address descriptions, knows basic patterns. Understands basic patterns and concepts related to transportation. Can express himself in a simple way if his speaking partner speaks a little slowly and repetitively and helps him with what he wants to say. Understands the basic concepts of numbers, time and clock. Can ask and answer simple questions on topics that he/she knows very well when needed.
Third Semester
SOCIAL WORK REGULATIONS

Course code

SOWO201

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
The course focuses on national and international legal sources of social welfare and gives an overview of national and international regulations regarding social welfare services and social work. The course stresses on legal principles and procedures relevant to social work practice with families and children, mental illnesses, elderly, substance abusers and offenders: structure and operation of legal systems, principles to follow in conducting legal research, basic principles of constitutional law and law related to juvenile delinquency, child protection, child adoption, education and domestic relations. The course also covers legal aspects of social work practice including licensing, confidentiality and professional liability.
HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT-I

Course code

SOWO203

Credit

4

Theoretical

4

Practical

0

Ects

7
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.
SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH-I

Course code

SOWO205

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

5
SOSYAL HİZMET ARAŞTIRMASI-I
RECORD KEEPING AND REPORTING IN SOCIAL WORK

Course code

SOWO207

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

5
Lecture, discussion, case study brain storming, preparing and/or presenting reports. Assessment of literature, knowledge and skills on writing report and presentation. Recording and Report writing as a means of communication. How to record information in a way that is manageable and makes sense to others. Assessing the elements involved in structuring, writing and evaluating records and reports. Writing records and short reports. Understanding what needs to be recorded and why? Providing appropriate systems to facilitate good record keeping and report writing. The blame and tick box cultures inherent in social care. Mistrust of what happens to information that is recorded
STATISTICS

Course code

STAT203

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
The main purpose of this course is to introduce to fundamentals of probability theory and basic statistical concepts. Students will learn the brief information about statistics and graphical representations of different types of data, measures of central tendency and dispersion (variance and standard deviation) are some of the main topics of statistics. This course will also help the students to understand basic probability concepts and to achieve this aim; the sets and set operations, counting techniques like multiplication rule, permutation and combination, details about events and sample spaces, tree diagrams, statistical dependence and independence, main information about the random variables are given.
TURKISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION-III

Course code

TURK211

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

3

Ects

2
Bu düzeydeki bir öğrenci, kısa ve basit metinleri okuyabilir. İçerisinde sayılar ve isimlerin sıklıkla yer aldığı, açık bir ifadeyle belirtilmiş olan gazete metinlerini okur, haber özetlerini anlar. Basit cümlelerle kurulmuş, kısa kişisel mektupları ve bunlarla ilgili soruları anlar. Okulda geçirdiği bir günü veya yaptığı bir etkinliği anlatabilir. Arkadaşlarından gelen kısa mesajları anlar ve yanıtlar. Boş zamanlarında yaptığı etkinlikleri anlatır ve buna benzer yapılardan kurulmuş metinleri anlar. Kişiyi doğrudan ilgilendiren konularla ilişkili kalıpları ve çok sık kullanılan sözcükleri anlayabilir. Kısa, net, basit ileti ve duyurulardaki temel düşünceyi kavrayabilir. Bir ürünün veya hizmetin temel özelliklerini anlatan basit metinleri anlar. Kiralık/satılık gibi ilanlardaki temel kavramları anlar
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE

Course code

UNIEXX1

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE
Fourth Semester
SOCIAL WORK THEORY-I: INDIVIDUALS

Course code

SOWO202

Credit

4

Theoretical

4

Practical

0

Ects

8
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.
HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT-II

Course code

SOWO204

Credit

4

Theoretical

4

Practical

0

Ects

7
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.
SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH-II

Course code

SOWO206

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

5
SOSYAL HİZMET ARAŞTIRMASI-II
INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES IN SOCIAL WORK

Course code

SOWO208

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
SOSYAL HİZMETTE MÜLAKAT
DISABILITY AND SOCIAL WORK

Course code

SOWO210

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
Bu ders, engellilik üzerine bakış açıların incelenmesinin yanı sıra güncel teori, politika ve uygulamaların eleştirel analizini yapar. Derse engelliler ile ilgili varsayımların incelenmesi ile başlanır diğer yandan engelliğin anlamı ve doğası ile ilgili eleştirel yorumlara itiraz etme fırsatı sağlanır. Çeşitli sistemle, engelli vatandaşların insan haklarını vurgulayan bir sosyal adalet çerçevesinin oluşturulmasını ve engelliler için yaklaşan sorunları dile getirmiştir. Engelli tutumu ve tedavi yöntemleri üzerine değinilmiştir. Ayrıca engelli hakları hareketinin öncülerinin katkıları da vurgulanır. Engellilerin ve aile üyelerinin, ayrıca onlara hizmet veren uzmanların rolleri ve perspektifleri üzerinde durulmuştur. Ders boyunca, Engelliliğe ilişkin kavramsal çerçeveler, engelli sınıflandırması, engelliliğine yönelik sosyal hizmet müdahalesi, engellilere yönelik çağdaş hizmet modelleri, engelliler ve devlet politikası, engellilere yönelik toplumsal tutumlar konuları işlenecektir.
TURKISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION-IV

Course code

TURK212

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

3

Ects

2
Gündelik ihtiyaçlarını karşılamak için ihtiyaç duyduğu gerekli ürün ve hizmeti ister. Alışverişte istediği ürünü söyleyip, fiyatını sorar. Mağaza, postane veya bankalardaki basit işlemleri yapabilir. İletişimle ilgili temel terim ve ifadeleri kullanır. Toplu taşıma araçlarının istikamet, durak, kalkış ve varış noktaları hakkında sorular sorar. Otobüs, tren gibi toplu taşıma araçlarından yararlanırken basit bilgileri sorabilir ve bilet alabilir. Yiyecek ve içecek siparişi vermeyle ilgili temel kalıp ve ifadeleri kullanır. Biri veya birileriyle birlikte zaman geçirme, etkinlikte bulunma isteğini karşısındakilere ifade eder. Gündelik planlamalarda basit seçenekler arasından tercihini belirtir. Karşısındakine işi, çalışma koşulları, çalışma biçimi hakkında sorular sorar. İş hayatı ve boş zaman etkinlikleriyle ilgili sorulara cevap verir.
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE

Course code

UNIEXX2

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE
Fifth Semester
SOCIAL WORK THEORY-II: FAMILIES AND GROUPS

Course code

SOWO301

Credit

4

Theoretical

4

Practical

0

Ects

8
Sosyal hizmet çalışanları kendi çalışmaları doğrultusunda birçok farklı engeller ile karşılaşabilir. Karşılaştığı her engel farklı bir türdeki zorluğu temsil eder. Ayrıca,karşılaştıkları zorlukların üstesinden gelebilmek ve olumlu çözümler elde etmek için onlara yardımcı olabilecek birkaç teori vardır. Bu ders sosyal çalışma teorilerine ve mesleki etiğine eleştirel bir inceleme sağlar. Ek olarak,sosyal hizmet teorik bakış açılarını ve etik ilkelerini araştırırken bunların yanı sıra sosyal yapı,ideolojiler,güç,baskı ,kişisel,mesleki ve toplumsal değerlerin kesişimini giderir. Bu ders boyunca,öğrencilere kendi gelişmekte olan çalışma alanlarını ifade amaçlı fırsatlar sağlanacaktır.Sosyal hizmetin işlev ve rolleri, değişimi gerçekleştirmede genelci yaklaşımın önemi vurgulanır. Ayrıca değerler, kültürel yetkinlik, güç ve güçlendirme kavramları üzerinde durulacaktır.
SOCIAL WORK MANAGEMENT

Course code

SOWO303

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
Bu ders, insan kaynakları kuruluşları ve hizmet sunum sistemlerinin işleyişlerindegerekli olan teoriler ve etkili sosyal hizmet liderlik uygulama becerileri ve denetim konularını ele alacaktır. Öğrenciler hem klasik hem de çağdaş sosyal hizmet liderlik kuramlarını ve denetim modellerini inceleyecektir. Konular arasında,liderlik özellikleri ve stilleri,örgütsel liderlik ve yönetim kurulu ilişkileri,liderlik etiği,liderlik ve kriz yönetimi,kadın ve liderlik konuları ele alınmıştır. Sosyal hizmet liderlik ve denetimi konuları ve teorilerin,denetim modellerinin ve sosyal hizmet denetiminin tarihsel gelişimi üzerinde durulacaktır. Supervision uygulama deneyimleri supervisor bakış açısıyla uygulayıcılar ve öğrenciler karşısında tartışılacaktır.Ayrıca ders süresince, Örgüt ve yönetim kavram ve kuramları, sosyal hizmet örgütlerinin temel özellikleri ve tipleri, sosyal hizmet örgütlerinde yönetim ilkeleri ve boyutları, örgütte çatışma ve değişim, sosyal hizmet alanlarında proje tasarımı ve yönetimi, çağdaş yönetim kavramlarının sosyal hizmet yönetimine uyarlanması, yönetici olarak sosyal hizmet çalışanı üzerinde durulacaktır.
GERIATRIC SOCIAL WORK

Course code

SOWO317

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

6
The course is designed to incorporate the theories and practice skills needed for effective social work with older adults with major physical and mental health concerns and the older adults’ families. The course will stress on the understanding of the process of aging, of the nature and course of chronic illnesses and mental health problems, including cognitive declines, utilization of interdisciplinary (multidimensional) geriatric assessment tools, and evidence-based intervention models and processes. Considering the issues of developmental processes, overcoming stigma, use of self, therapeutic bias, and cultural and ethical dilemmas with this population will also be studied. Emphasis will be placed on older adults at risk due to poverty, lack of informal social support, disability, and discrimination based on race/ethnicity and religious affiliation.
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

SOWOXX1

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
ALAN SEÇMELİ
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

SOWOXX2

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

Sixth Semester
SOCIAL POLICY

Course code

SOWO302

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course analyzes the content and context of social policy as an issue area that has emerged in industrialized nations of the world. Main objective of the course is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the different topics that are currently being debated. The course will focus on an examination of social welfare policy issues (such as poverty, homelessness, and mental illness) and the significance of social, economic, and political factor that influence policymaking and implementation. This course considers agency policies, local ordinances, state and federal legislation, and global treaties – policies at all levels of national and international interest. This course provides theoretically based models for the analysis and presentation of social policy in legislative, administrative, and agency arenas. The course focuses on both the content and process of social welfare policy.
ETHICAL PRINCIPLES IN SOCIAL WORK

Course code

SOWO304

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

5
SOSYAL HİZMET ETİĞİ
LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND SOCIAL WORK

Course code

SOWO306

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course will focus on the role of social workers working collaboratively with local communities to facilitate community development. Beginning with an understanding of community and social change, students will develop the skills to engage diverse communities in processes of community change and capacity-building. Students will also acquire a variety of theoretical perspectives on community development and building local capacity. Fundamental to community development process is pursuing the democratic redistribution of power and resources. In constructing an anti-oppressive approach to community practice, students will be encouraged to examine the impact of race, class, gender, and sexual orientation on community dynamics and processes.
SOCIAL WORK THEORY-III: ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITY

Course code

SOWO308

Credit

4

Theoretical

4

Practical

0

Ects

8
SOSYAL HİZMET KURAMI-III: ÖRGÜT VE TOPLUMLA
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

SOWOXX3

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

Seventh Semester
SUMMER TRAINING

Course code

SOWO400

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

PROJECT-I

Course code

SOWO401

Credit

3

Theoretical

1

Practical

4

Ects

10
PROJE-I
MEDICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC SOCIAL WORK

Course code

SOWO403

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

7
This course focuses on key issues in social work practice in health care settings. Social aspects of health and illness, including cultural variations, health beliefs and behavior, and the impact of illness on the patient and the family, are examined and their relevance for practice is discussed. Appropriate theoretical models for practice are identified and applied to practice in the areas of prevention, primary care, chronic and long-term care. New roles for social work in varied health delivery systems and inter-professional collaboration are explored. Beside a brief historical overview the unit will focus on cultural evaluations of illness, ethics and communication techniques, and intervention facilities serving various groups of concerned people.
CRIMINALITY AND SOCIAL WORK

Course code

SOWO405

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
Bu ders,ceza ve yargı duruşmalarında adli sosyal hizmetin ceza adalet sistemi ile olan etkileşimine genel bir bakış açısı sağlar. Mesleki uygulamanın yasal ve etik yönleri,sanık yetkinliği de dahil olmak üzere adli değerlendirmeye hazırlanması ile ilgili konular ele alınmıştır. Çocuk suçlarının nedenleri ve önlenmesi ile ilgili iyileştirmeye karşı ceza ile ilgili tartışmalar bir çok sistemik bir bakış açısı ile birlikte incelenir. Cinsel, dinsel, ırksal ve diğer alt grup katılımı ile olan etkileşimleri de tartışılıp gerçekleştirilecektir. Suç ve suçluluk,çocuk refahı,gençlik adaleti,aile içi şiddet,çeşitlilik konuları,sosyal adalet ve adaletsizlik konularının yanı sıra sosyal hizmet uygulamasının düzenlenmesi ve sosyal hizmet etiği üzerinde hukukun etkisi gibi yasal gerekliliği olan konular ve alanlara değinilecektir.
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

SOWOXX4

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

SOWOXX5

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

Eighth Semester
SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE

Course code

SOWO402

Credit

10

Theoretical

0

Practical

20

Ects

20
SOSYAL HİZMET UYGULAMASI
PROJECT-II

Course code

SOWO404

Credit

3

Theoretical

1

Practical

4

Ects

6
PROJECT-II
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

SOWOXX6

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

Optional modules

GENDER EQUALITY

Course code

SOWO327

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
Gender based social structure; theoretical approaches to gender development; widespread and rooted problems which women encounter with; developing a cognitive point of view which contribute to solving problems. To gain analysis ability for students about gender in social work practice areas: Sex and gender concept, feminist theories, hegemonic masculinity, feminist social work practice. Anti-oppression focus on social work practice with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, intersexed, and queer communities. Emphasizes cultural, social, and political context within which such practice occurs as well as an examination of the diversity and heterogeneity within these communities. Enhances students' micro and macro practice skills.
SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK

Course code

SOWO423

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

Human Rights and Social Work

Course code

SOWO325

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
To locate human rights as one of the most important reference points of the profession of social work at the center of the professional practice. This course aims at making students critically discuss the historical development of human rights, its philosophical bases, philosophical-sociological-political frame of the concept of right, and the ontological link between human rights and social work, and understand and critically discuss the forms of oppression, discrimination and social injustice. Based on a self-reflexive methodology, the course will help students make their personal values, beliefs and behaviors that cause them feel helpless and prejudiced against various client biographies apparent.
Social Work in Disasters

Course code

SOWO329

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
Demographic changes, human settlement patterns, land-use decisions, and political and social policy dynamics have increased vulnerability to natural and man-made disasters. Planning and policy processes and interventions can help reduce disaster vulnerabilities and increase resilience at every stage of the disaster management cycle: disaster mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery. Teaching students to intervene people who face with disasters like earthquake, accident, war, etc. And have psychological, social and economic problems. Content of this course is that: social and psychological change in crisis and crisis intervention strategy, effects of crisis on individuals, groups, societies and communities and coping strategies, socio-psychological intervention strategy to problems

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