COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Applied Psychological Counseling
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
PSY 312
Fall/Spring
2
2
3
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To introduce the student to interviewing skills. To introduce the basic listening skills and principles and techniques of counseling required in human service work and counseling.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Attentiveness and rapport building.
  • Active listening, including the use of minimal encouragers and the managing of silence.
  • Empathic listening .
  • Effective questioning.
  • Paraphrasing and summarising.
  • Focusing and challenging.
Course Content The course consists of formal teaching and interactive practice of counselling skills in pairs, triads and larger groups. Students will be given extensive opportunities to ‘play’ and experiment with, to practise and discuss the skills, and to receive feedback on their performance.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses
X

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introducing the course and its objectives. Howe, M. A. (2005) Developing helping skills. Victoria, Acer. 124.
2 Active listening Howe, M. A. (2005) Developing helping skills. Victoria, Acer. 2540.
3 Active listening Howe, M. A. (2005) Developing helping skills. Victoria, Acer. 2540.
4 Active listening Howe, M. A. (2005) Developing helping skills. Victoria, Acer. 2542.
5 Empathic communication Howe, M. A. (2005) Developing helping skills. Victoria, Acer. 4368.
6 Empathic communication Howe, M. A. (2005) Developing helping skills. Victoria, Acer. 4368.
7 Empathic communication Howe, M. A. (2005) Developing helping skills. Victoria, Acer. 4372.
8 Genuineness and respect Howe, M. A. (2005) Developing helping skills. Victoria, Acer. 7380.
9 Genuineness and respect Howe, M. A. (2005) Developing helping skills. Victoria, Acer. 7380.
10 Concreteness and immediacy Howe, M. A. (2005) Developing helping skills. Victoria, Acer. 8189.
11 Concreteness and immediacy Howe, M. A. (2005) Developing helping skills. Victoria, Acer. 8189.
12 Integration
13 Integration
14 Integration
15 Integration
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Textbooks Book chapters outlined above, recent articles holding current scientific enquiries in psychology, and .ppt presentations.
References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
30
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
1
20
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
1
100
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
0
0
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
18
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
1
10
    Total
108

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to assess psychological concepts and perspectives, interpret and evaluate data using scientific methods X
2 To be able to develop a curiosity and interest towards the mind and its phenomena, to possess a sense of critical and scientific reflexion and ability to analyze new information. X
3 Ability to make use of theoretical and applied knowledge in local and global levels. X
4 To have a basic knowledge of other disciplines that can contribute to psychology and to be able to make use of this knowledge X
5 To possess and value societal, scientific and ethical principles in collecting, interpreting and publishing psychological data X
6 To have knowledge of how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline from a historical perspective, and to know with what methods it views behavioural and mental processes X
7 To be able to distinguish between the emphases of fundamental theories and perspectives of psychology (behavioural, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, humanistic, psychodynamic and sociocultural) and compare and express their differences and similarities, contributions and limitations X
8 The competence to share psychological knowledge based and qualitative and quantitative data with experts and lay people, using effective communication skills X
9 To have the awareness of interpersonal and societal problems and phenomena and adopt this awareness in psychological problems and researches. X
10 Competence to make use of applied and theoretical psychological knowledge to make contributions to industrial development and provide solutions to problems X
11 To possess essential knowledge of techniques and instrumentation for psychological measurement and evaluation X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 

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