Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1620008001108SOCIAL SERVICESElective113
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
1) Obtaines knowledge about gerontology and gerontological social work 2) Determines well being of elderly and learnes social work intervention for elder people 3) Learnes psycho-social and economical problems of elder people and current policies and services for them 4) Having knowledge of old age developmental tasks 5) Learnes legal and organizational arrangements in elder welfare
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Volkan GÖKMEN
Learning Outcomes
1Obtaines knowledge about gerontology and gerontological social work.
2Obtaines knowledge about gerontology and gerontological social work.
3 Determines well being of elderly and learnes social work intervention for elder people.
4 Determines well being of elderly and learnes social work intervention for elder people.
5Learnes psycho-social and economical problems of elder people and current policies and services for them.
6Learnes psycho-social and economical problems of elder people and current policies and services for them.
7Having knowledge of old age developmental tasks
8Having knowledge of old age developmental tasks
9 Learnes legal and organizational arrangements in elder welfare
10 Learnes legal and organizational arrangements in elder welfare
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Attendance (minimum 70%) Specified sources to come to class prepared. To ensure that the required resources for the course.
Course Contents
Gerontology, and gerontologic social work, psycho-social problems which elder people face, existed policies and services, gerontologic social work intervention, methods and technics, etc. 1) Introduction, the scope of the course and basic concepts 2) Aging from antiquity period to nowadays: Discrimination and and bakgound of discrimination, changing nature of the production, social structure and aging. 3) Aging as an bio-psycho-social developmental period: Process, developmental tasks and aging theories 4) Aging as an bio-psycho-social developmental period: Process, developmental tasks and aging theories 5) Fundemantal problems in aging 6) Fundemantal problems in aging 7) Aging, life quality and gerontologic social work 8) Social services towards old aged people in Turkey 9) Social work with old aged people: Scope (knowledge, skills and values), basic characteristics, professional roles 10) Social work with old aged people: Scope (knowledge, skills and values), basic characteristics, professional roles 11) Care and care management in the frame of social services toeards old aged people. 12) Care and care management in the frame of social services toeards old aged people. 13) Geriatric social work 14) Geriatric social work 15) Evaluation of the course process 16) Evaluation of the term
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, the scope of the course and basic concepts Lecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
2Aging from antiquity period to nowadays: Discrimination and and bakgound of discrimination, changing nature of the production, social structure and aging. Lecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
3Aging as an bio-psycho-social developmental period: Process, developmental tasks and aging theoriesLecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
4Aging as an bio-psycho-social developmental period: Process, developmental tasks and aging theoriesLecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
5 Fundemantal problems in aging Lecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
6 Fundemantal problems in aging Lecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
7Aging, life quality and gerontologic social work Lecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
8Midterm Exam
9Social services towards old aged people in Turkey Lecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
10Social work with old aged people: Scope (knowledge, skills and values), basic characteristics, professional rolesLecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
11Social work with old aged people: Scope (knowledge, skills and values), basic characteristics, professional rolesLecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
12Care and care management in the frame of social services toeards old aged people.Lecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
13Care and care management in the frame of social services toeards old aged people.Lecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
14Geriatric social work Lecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
15Geriatric social work Lecture Power Point Presentation Question & Answer, Discussion
16Final Exams
Recommended or Required Reading
1) Koşar,_N._(1996)._Sosyal_Hizmetlerde_Yaşli_Refahi_Alani,_Şafak_Matbaacilik,_Ankara._ 2)Önal_Dölek,_B._(2011)._Türkiye’de_Üniversite_Hastanelerindeki_Geriatri_Bilim_Dallarına_Bağlı_Geriatri_Ünitelerinde_Verilen_Hizmetin_Sosyal_Hizmet_Temelinde_Değerlendirilmesi._Hacettepe_Üniversitesi_Sosyal_Bilimler_Enstitüsü_Sosyal_Hizmet_Anabilim_Dalı_Doktora_Tezi,_Ankara._ 3) Onur,_B._(2000)._Gelişim_Psikolojisi:_Yetişkinlik,_Yaşlılık,_Ölüm._İmge_Kitabevi_Yayınları._5._Baskı._Ankara. 4) Tufan,_İ._(2002)._Antikçağ’dan_Günümüze_Yaşlılık-Sosyolojik_Yaşlanma.__Aykırı_Yayınları,_Araştırma_Dizisi:_9. 5)Erkan,_G._(2000)._“Yaşlılarla_Mülakat”._Antropoloji_ve_Yaşlılık:_Prof._Dr._Vedia_Emiroğlu’na_Armağan._Hacettepe_Üniversitesi_Sosyal_Hizmetler_Yüksekokulu_Yayını._ 6) Emiroğlu,_V._(1995)._Yaşlılık_ve_Yaşlının_Sosyal_Uyumu._Genişletilmiş_İkinci_Baskı._Şafak_Matbaacılık,_Ankara._ 7)Duyan,_V._(2005)._"Türkiye'de_Yaşlılara_Yönelik_Sosyal_Hizmetler",_1._Türkiye_Uluslar_arası_Gerontoloji_Sempozyum_Bildiriler_Kitabı"_10-12_Mayıs_2005,_Akdeniz_Üniversitesi,_s:__91-99.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Makeup Examination122
Quiz111
Attending Lectures5210
Discussion5210
Question-Answer5210
Seminar5210
Self Study313
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Performance212
Homework111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)82
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