GUIDANCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING

Doctorate

1. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name PDR602  Multivariate Statistics
Local Credits / Ects (3-0-3)
Course Description Multivariate Statistics course includes introduction to multivariate statistics, logistic regression analysis, discriminant analysis, cluster analysis, exploratory factor analysis and structural equation modeling.
Course Code and Name PDR 661 Seminar I
Local Credits / Ects (3-0-3)
Course Description This course help the student develop in fields of self-esteem, anger, shyness, developmental counseling, delinquent adolescents, grief, divorce and wellbeing of students about similar issues in counseling field in Turkey and other countries. In addition, it is within the scope of the course that students prepare, report and present comprehensive projects on their chosen subjects, and learn about current developments in the field.
Course Code and Name PDR 631 Seminar II
Local Credits / Ects (3-0-3)
Course Description This course help the student develop in fields of self-esteem, anger, shyness, developmental counseling, delinquent adolescents, grief, divorce and wellbeing of students about similar issues in counseling field in Turkey and other countries. In addition, it is within the scope of the course that students prepare, report and present comprehensive projects on their chosen subjects, and learn about current developments in the field.

Electives

Course Code and Name PDR 613 POSITIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description Issues and concepts in the field of Positive Psychology will be covered: The emergence of positive psychology and definition of positive psychology, the purpose, positive emotions, subjective experiences and flow, subjective well-being, psychological resilience, positive organizational behavior, positive psychological capacity, positive psychological capacity and performance, the concept of free will, self determination theory, conservation of resources theory, positive psychology and preventive approach, positive psychotherapy, the role of social support.
Course Code and Name PDR611 INTERCULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description The aim of this course is to examine the effects of culture in various fields of psychology, especially in clinical psychology. To achieve this goal, it will be examined how factors such as culture, ethnicity and gender affect the experience and expression of personality, emotion, intelligence, and psychological problems.
Course Code and Name PDR616 PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT IN COUNSELING
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description Within the scope of this course, a school counseling program is developed for a school level preferred by taking into account the needs of the school by the students and practice is made through one semester.
Course Code and Name PDR614 CHILD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description This course provides discussion of various theories and methods in the psychological evaluation of children and adolescents in the light of new developments in the field. It aims to enable them to practice and observe by focusing on student problems, child and adolescent psychology, application of assessment tools and report writing; discussion of various theories about psychotherapy practices with children, especially play therapy, and the problems that arise when dealing with children.
Course Code and Name PDR608 CRISIS AND CRISIS INTERVENTION
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description The course content includes concepts, theories, state and developmental crises, crisis and the role and importance of crisis intervention in preventive mental health, stress, effective communication, effective coping skills, causes of crisis, approaches and skills in crisis intervention.
Course Code and Name PDR603 MEASUREMENT THEORIES AND INTERVENTIONS
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description Classical test theory, item response theory, applications of measurement tool development / adaptation processes, SPSS, revealing psychometric properties via LISREL.
Course Code and Name PDR601 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGNS IN COUNSELING
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description This course includes single-subject and multi-subject experimental designs, while multi-subject experimental designs include single-factor design and multi-factor designs. In addition, mixed experimental designs and data analysis are included in the course.
Course Code and Name PDR619 CONTEMPORARY TECHNIQUES AND INTERVENTIONS IN CAREER COUNSELING
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description Within the scope of this course, the contribution and cultural validity of the current approaches which has been developed or still developing both in Turkey and worldwide will be examined.
Course Code and Name PDR623 Emotion Focused Couple and Marriage Counseling
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description Within this course, the following topics will ve covered: emotion-focused couple and marriage counseling theory in family and marriage counseling; principles and techniques; case formulation; ethical and cultural issues; educational and professional criteria; change process in families and couples; the effects of counseling attitudes and biases on marriage, romantic relationships and families on counseling process; reflections of the changing and globalizing world on emotion-focused couple and marriage counseling.
Course Code and Name PDR625 The Psychology of Close Relationships
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description The aim of this course is to examine close relationships on the basis of attachment theory, to understand the couple and premarital relationships, the effect of attachment, caring and family dynamics on the child’s development, the effects of parent attitudes and behaviors on the emotional development of the child and the associated dynamics of the individual’s lifelong attachment.
Course Code and Name PDR627 THEORIES AND MODELS OF SCHOOL COUNSELING
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description The acquisition of basic skills for the principles, techniques and applications of counseling theories at different school levels.

 

Course Code and Name PDR629 ACADEMIC RESILIENCY
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description Within the scope of this course, risk factors, protective factors in children and adolescents, school-based approach and practices based on academic resilience, evaluation of practices and cultural appropriateness will be covered.

 

Course Code and Name PDR604 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description The qualitative approaches in data collection in the field of Psychological Counseling, validity and reliability in qualitative research, phenomenology, ethnography, embedded theory, case study, narrative-biography, action research, data analysis, qualitative research evaluation standards and ethical issues are covered. That is, defining qualitative research approaches, planning a qualitative research, writing a purpose, importance, assumption, limitation and definition suitable for the research subject, determining the suitable sample, collecting and analyzing data, preparing reports in accordance with scientific rules, listing the rules to be considered in the writing of the research report, and describing the ethical principles of the research are included in the course.
Course Code and Name PDR608  Psychology of Addiction
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description The main goal of this course is to train counselors who apply ethics and values as well as will mobilize the consciousness, power and resources of the society to fight against addiction. It aims to bring a multi-faceted approach to addiction by examining addiction in terms of social, neurobiological, cognitive neuroscience, genetics, and public health approaches. The course content includes biology and psychology of addiction, addiction types and approaches, the causes of addiction, drug addiction and its effects, behavioral addictions as gambling and obsessive-compulsive behavior, current treatment models in addiction, analytical approaches to addiction, law and addiction.
Course Code and Name PDR610 THEORIES OF PERSONALITY
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description Definition of personality, the place and fields of study of personality in psychology, measurement of personality, Freud and Classical Psychoanalytic Approach, Ego Psychology, Jung and Analytical Theory, Adler and Individual Psychology, Horney and Holistic Approach, Sullivan and Interpersonal Relations Approach, Fromm and Escape from Freedom Approach
Course Code and Name PDR626 Practices to Empower Couples and Families
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description It covers the processes of revealing the unhealthy functionality of couples and families, their risk situations, and crisis experiences; and creating intervention programs to empower families based on theory in accordance with the needs of families, the intervention and evaluation processes of family counseling and family group guidance.
Course Code and Name PDR624 Systemic Couple and Family Counseling
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description Basic rules of systemic family counseling, systemic family counseling theories and approaches, family interviews and brief intervention

 

Course Code and Name PDR620 Career Decision Making Processes and Approaches
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description Within the scope of this course, it is aimed to examine the approaches developed for career decision making processes of individuals with different characteristics and to make sense of the culture-specific decision making processes.

 

Course Code and Name PDR618 THEORIES OF CAREER COUNSELING
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description Basic concepts of career counseling theories, theoretical knowledge of principles and techniques, and trait-factor theories, psychodynamic approaches, career development theories, social cognitive approaches, theories of decision form the subject area of the course.

 

Course Code and Name PDR628 POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY PRACTISES AT SCHOOLS
Local Credits / Ects (3+0+3)
Course Description In this course, the development of positive psychology, basic concepts of positive psychology and their interrelationships, intelligence, self-efficacy, self-awareness, perseverance, encouragement, gratitude, flow, hope, optimism and resilience are covered. In this regard, the course aims to teach how to prepare and implement psycho-education programs and to examine research on positive psychology.