COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Child’s Mental Health
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
CG 204
Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to make the students learn to identify definition and importance of child mental health, follow mental health theories, defense mechanisms, psychological, emotional, habituation, behavior and adjustment problems in children and the methods used in child mental health.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define mental health and explain its importance.
  • Define the difference between child mental health adaptation and maladaptation.
  • Identify defense mechanisms.
  • Define the habit and emotional disorders in children.
  • Explain the causes of behavior and compliance problems in children.
  • Explain the methods of creating balanced personality in children.
  • Explain the treatment methods used in child mental health.
Course Description Definition and Importance of Mental Health, Factors Affecting Mental Health, Effect of Special Experience on Mental Health in Children, Theories Related to Mental Health, Defense Mechanisms, Psychiatric Disorders in Children, / Emotional Disorders in Children, Adaptation and Behavioral Disorders During Childhood, Methods Used in Child’s Mental Health, Create a Balanced Personality in Children

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Criteria of Normality and Abnormality Savi-Çakar, F. (2017).Yaşam Dönemleri ve Uyum Sorunları, Ankara:Pegem Akademi. 1-23.
2 Definition and Importance of Mental Health Sargın, N. (2015) Çocuklarda Ruh Sağlığı. Eğitim Yayınevi .11-25
3 Mental Health Theories Gladding, S.T. Psikolojik Danışma Kapsamlı Bir Meslek 196-245
4 Mental Health Theories Gladding, S.T. Psikolojik Danışma Kapsamlı Bir Meslek s:196-245
5 Defense Mechanisms Gladding, S.T. Psikolojik Danışma Kapsamlı Bir Meslek s:196-245
6 Defense Mechanisms Gladding, S.T. Psikolojik Danışma Kapsamlı Bir Meslek s:196-245
7 Movie related to Mental Health and discussion
8 Midterm Exam
9 Psychiatric Disorders in Children Sargın, N. (2015) Çocuklarda Ruh Sağlığı. Eğitim Yayınevi s.45-72
10 Emotional Disorders in Children Sargın, N. (2015) Çocuklarda Ruh Sağlığı. Eğitim Yayınevi s.73-106.
11 Movie and discussion about Psychiatric Disorders in children
12 Adaptation and Behavioral Disorders During Childhood Savi-Çakar, F. (2017).Yaşam Dönemleri ve Uyum Sorunları, Ankara: Pegem Akademi. 73-114.
13 Methods Used in Child’s Mental Health Sargın, N. (2015) Çocuklarda Ruh Sağlığı. Eğitim Yayınevi s.139-145.
14 Create a balanced personality in children Sargın, N. (2015) Çocuklarda Ruh Sağlığı. Eğitim Yayınevi s.139-145.
15 Semester Review
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks • Sargın, N. (2015) Çocuklarda Ruh Sağlığı. Eğitim Yayınevi • Gladding, S.T. Psikolojik Danışma Kapsamlı Bir Meslek. Nobel Yayıncılık. • Austin, V.L., Sciarra, D.T. (2015). Çocuk ve Ergenlerde Duygusal ve Davranışsal Bozukluklar
Suggested Readings/Materials Yörükoğlu A. (2007) Değişen Toplumda Aile ve Çocuk. Ankara. Özgür Yayınları\ Sargın N. (2012) Çocuklarda Ruh Sağlığı. Eğitim Kitabevi\ Cüceloğlu D. (2006) İnsan Ve Davranışı. İstanbul: Remzi Kitapevi.\ Özyürek M. (2004) Davranış Değiştirme. Kök Yayınları Ankara\ Dökmen Ü. (2008) İletişim Çatışmaları ve Empati, Sistem Yayıncılık, İstanbul.\ Gordon T. (2008) Etkili Ebeveyn Olma Eğitimi, Özal Basımevi, İstanbul.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
5
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
10
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
5
25
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
1
15
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
5
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
5
4
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
13
Final Exams
1
14
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have the required contemporary theoretical and practical knowledge in his/her field

X
2

To use the material and technology related to his/her field, and make their maintenance, use the information and communication technologies at basic level

X
3

To have the competency to recognize the problems in his/her field, analyze them, develop evidence-based solutions and have the ability to share their suggestions with others

X
4

To be aware of legal responsibilities, conduct basic studies in her/his field independently

X
5

To communicate with patients, relatives and colleagues properly, comprehensively, honestly and explicitly, transfer his/her thoughts and knowledge through written and oral communication

X
6

To take responsibility as an active team member during the practices in his/her field

X
7

To commentate and evaluate the scientific information with a critical approach by the help of knowledge gained in his/her field

X
8

To comprehend the importance of lifelong learning, to determine and meet her/his learning needs, to develop herself/himself by monitoring the development in science and technology

X
9

To act by considering the universal ethical values, social and cultural characteristics

X
10

To know the concepts of occupational safety, patient safety, environmental protection and quality, and fulfill the requirements

X
11

To be able to follow information in his field and communicate with colleagues in English at least a level of European Language Portfolio A2 General Level

X
12

To have the skills of improving the development and learning of children with special needs

X
13

To plan and carry out activities for development of people under their responsibility

X

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