Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
182200901106FORENSIC SOCIAL WORKElective113
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the Forensic Social Work Course; In our country in the last decade, the importance, value and popularity as a growing science and occupational field, starting to draw attention to the students who graduated from the Department of Social Work with different areas of the Forensic Social Service concept became more visible as a result of the Ministry of Justice to learn about the institutions and organizations, justice system of social work by reinforcing the concept of Forensic Social Service should leave its place and to show a positive evolution. To learn different subjects, concepts and approaches related to the field of forensic social service, and also to provide students with knowledge about social work practices, guilt and legal regulations and practices in the judicial area.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Kamil ATEŞ
Learning Outcomes
1Awareness about the place and importance of forensic social service will be created.
2Difficulties in forensic social work practice will be learned
3To be informed about the Turkish justice system and the judiciary
4Legal status of the duties of forensic social workers will be understood
5Criminal Execution institutions, forensic psychology (Crime and Crime Theory) will be learned
6Child Neglect and Abuse, Violence against women, divorce, asylum seeker, refugee, migrant issues will be learned.
7Law of child protection, law of law and regulation of probation services, the content of law on the execution of criminal and security measures will be learned
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
In this course, it is expected to have knowledge about social work interventions and practices for the culprits in juvenile courts, prisons, prisons, prisons. Besides, historical development of forensic social service and its place and importance in Turkish justice system, judicial social service applications in various country examples, role and functions of forensic social worker, family and child courts, preventive and remedial social service intervention and practices with criminals in all ages and sex ethical issues in ethical social work and ethical dilemmas.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1What is crime and what are the contexts that crime uses?
2Theories to explain criminal behavior.
3What are the social structure and social process theories?
4Investigation of crime in terms of various variables.
5historical development of forensic social work and its place and importance in Turkish justice system,
6Causes of juvenile delinquency, family environment and case studies.
7Ara Sınav
8International legislation on juvenile justice, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Riyadh Principles, the Beijing Rules and the Rules of Havana.
9Regulations on the application of the Law on the implementation of the Child Institution and making presentations on the subject.
10The law on probation and processing of the supervision section of the Law on the Child Institution.
11family and juvenile courts
12preventive and remedial social work interventions and practices with criminals of all ages and sexes
13ethical issues and ethical dilemmas in forensic social work
14General Evaluation and Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Yücel, D., Gönültaş, B. (2017). Adli Sosyal Hizmet Yaklaşım ve Müdahale. Ankara: Nobel Yayınevi 2. Adli Sosyal Hizmet. Atatürk Üniversitesi Açık öğretim yayınları
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)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination188
Individual Study for Final Examination11414
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)80
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