COURSE UNIT TITLE

: GRIEF COUNSELING

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
AED 5520 GRIEF COUNSELING ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7

Offered By

Family Education and Counselling Non-Thesis

Level of Course Unit

Second Cycle Programmes (Master's Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR DOCTOR FERDA AYSAN

Offered to

Family Education and Counselling Non-Thesis

Course Objective

Gain familiarity with several theoretical approaches to grief counseling

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Understand the grief process
2   Define and formulate concrete, well informed plans of assessment and coping with loss
3   Develop an understanding of effective helping skills in grief counseling
4   Know the ethical issues in grief counseling
5   Enhance personal growth

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Loss and grief
2 Personality and grief
3 Normal grief response
4 Grief counseling
5 Unresolved grief
6 Working with people with unresolved grief
7 Types of losses and grief and Loss and family systems
8 Course review, general evaluation, Midterm
9 The counselor and her/his grief
10 Coping with chronic grief
11 Kübler-Ross and grief response
12 Worden and grief tasks
13 Lindemann and grief response
14 Case presentations and evaluation
15 Final exam

Recomended or Required Reading

Worden, J.W.(1989). Grief counseling and grief therapy.NY: Tavistock Publication
Volkan,N.D. & Zintl,E. (2008) Kayıptan sonra yaşam.(Çev:M.Kocadere &I.Vahip).Izmir:Meta Basım.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Seminars, ,case study, discussion

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 FINS FINAL EXAM
3 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.40 + FINS * 0.60
4 RST RESIT
5 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.40 + RST * 0.60


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

review, assessment ,midterm,final

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

regular attendance, active involvement

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

ferda.aysan@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

wednesday 14:00-16:00

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 13 3 39
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 13 7 91
Preparation for midterm exam 1 20 20
Preparation for final exam 1 25 25
Midterm 1 2 2
Final 1 2 2
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 179

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8PO.9PO.10
LO.13555112111
LO.23555112111
LO.33555222151
LO.43555222151
LO.53555112131