Information Package / Course Catalogue
Child Neglect / Abuse and Vulnerable Children
Course Code: CGB404
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

The purpose of this course is to teach students.Concept of negligence and exploitation getting to communication by knowing development characteristics of risc group children which are negligted and exploited( street children, need to protection, worker children)at child negligence and exploitation learning methods of cooperation between disciplines and learning the ways to trail of neglegted and exploited children, to trail exploited and neglegted children's development process, to learn communicatıon skills with this type of children.

Course Content

The content of this course; The definitionof negligence?exploitation? and ?force? from different point analyse the characteristics of negligted and exploited children(development social etc.), the determination of negligted or exploited children and the planning the ways of trial and following of this process, definition of; the children who need protection, working at street, street children, workers children, the development characteristics of these children, giving families for adoption and the problems which families meet at this state.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Selvinaz SAÇAN
Learning Outcomes
1.Learn the definition of neglect and abuse
2.Examine developmentally and neglected children,
3.Plan the paths that can be followed in neglected and abused children,
4.Know the concepts of child in need of protection, street child and child working in the street, worker children
5.To be able to know the developmental characteristics of children in need of protection, street children and children working in the streets, and will be able to produce problems and solutions to these problems.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Polat, O (2007). Prevention and Rehabilitation of Child Abuse by Total Dimensions.Seckin Publishing, Ankara.
2.Cynthia C,T (2009). Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect Allyn & Bacon Edition: (8th Edition). USA.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Child abuse and neglect, introduction
Week 2 - Theoretical
Physical abuse and its effects, sexual abuse and its effects
Week 3 - Theoretical
Emotional abuse and its effects
Week 4 - Theoretical
Neglect and effects
Week 5 - Theoretical
Domestic violence and child affects, parenting models and family education
Week 7 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 8 - Theoretical
Neglect and abuse in children in need of protection
Week 9 - Theoretical
Neglect and abuse in street children and street children
Week 10 - Theoretical
Neglect and abuse in children with disabilities
Week 11 - Theoretical
Prevention of child abuse and neglect
Week 12 - Theoretical
Treatment of abused and neglected children
Week 13 - Theoretical
Child abuse and neglect in mass media
Week 14 - Theoretical
Child workers
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory143270
Midterm Examination1314
Final Examination1516
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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