Information Package / Course Catalogue
Psychotherapy Approaches and Applications
Course Code: KPS504
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

To examine the conceptual and theoretical aspects of problem-solving therapy and to teach the role of problem-solving therapy in the treatment of mental problems; In addition, the problem-solving therapy stages, principles and techniques to provide the ability to practice therapy by providing understanding.

Course Content

Problem solving as psychological resilience, theoretical perspectives for problem solving, social problem solving process, problem solving therapy approach, principles, effectiveness, application forms.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To learn problem solving therapy conceptually
2.To have knowledge about the components of problem solving therapy
3.To learn the place of problem solving therapy in the treatment of mental problems
4.To learn the principles of problem solving therapy
5.To learn the application of problem solving therapy
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Basic definitions and concepts
Week 2 - Theoretical
Resilience, coping and problem solving
Week 3 - Theoretical
Components of problem solving
Week 4 - Theoretical
Theoretical approaches to problem solving
Week 5 - Theoretical
Theoretical approaches to problem solving
Week 6 - Theoretical
Problem solving and mental problems
Week 7 - Theoretical
Problem solving and mental problems
Week 8 - Theoretical
The place and effectiveness of problem solving therapy in the treatment of mental problems
Week 9 - Theoretical
Application of problem solving therapy and patient groups
Week 10 - Theoretical
Psychotherapy: Principles, features, challenges and processes of change
Week 11 - Theoretical
Psychotherapy: Principles, features, challenges and processes of change
Week 12 - Theoretical
Evaluation in problem solving therapy
Week 13 - Theoretical
Process and stages of problem solving therapy
Week 14 - Theoretical
A sample problem-solving therapy application
Week 15 - Theoretical
A sample problem-solving therapy application
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%60
Term Assignment1%20
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory151245
Assignment1044
Individual Work180472
Final Examination1022
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)123
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
4
4
5
4
4
4
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5
5
5
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5
OÇ-2
4
4
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4
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4
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OÇ-5
4
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4
4
5
5
5
5
5
5
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue