Information Package / Course Catalogue
Children's Rights and Child Law
Course Code: CGB154
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: No
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

In general to grow up an individual with rights-based approach. To gain the understanding of what and how to do when rights violation or deprivation of rights towards children occures. to provide a rights-based approach to entire issues faced.

Course Content

Main principles of children?s rights, Fundamental rights recognized by the U.N. Children's Rights Convention, Child Abuse and approach to child abuse victims, Protective and supportive measures for child victims of abuse and neglect, Juvenile Justice System and features.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Be aware of the task of raising awareness of the necessary segments of society and be ready to take responsibility
2.Knows the mechanisms to apply in case of loss of rights
3.It shows a rights-based approach in every event it encounters in general.
4.Learns how and from whom to get support for child abuse cases.
5.Develop appropriate behavior for the child's best interests in every event.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Akyüz, E. (2010). Child Law
2.UN. Convention on the Rights of the Child
3.Child Protection Law
4.Relevant legislation for the child in the country legislation
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
General information about law and main texts of Juvenille Justice Sysytem.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Child's definition in Law and general approachs
Week 3 - Theoretical
Main principles of Children's rights1- Prohibition of discrimination (The principle of equality) The principle of protection of the child's best interestsInvestigating and studying on the cases students face in the field.
Week 4 - Theoretical
Main Principles 1- Child's life, development and Survival Right 2- Child's right to Express his views.
Week 5 - Theoretical
Parent's Custody on the child and legislation; limitations on legislation in accordance with Children's Rights
Week 6 - Theoretical
Rights on U. N. Children's Rights Convention
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 8 - Theoretical
Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion
Week 9 - Theoretical
Right to Form Associations and Right to Respect for Private Life
Week 10 - Theoretical
Access to information and ve responsibilities of the stat efor helping parents
Week 11 - Theoretical
The right of protection from violance
Week 12 - Theoretical
Child Abuse and neglect; preventive and supportive measures
Week 13 - Theoretical
Right of Health
Week 14 - Theoretical
The right of education
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Midterm Examination1314
Final Examination1516
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)52
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
4
OÇ-2
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
4
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5
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4
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4
3
3
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4
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5
4
4
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4
3
3
3
4
OÇ-5
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
4
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue