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Course Description

CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
FORENSIC PYCHOLOGYPSK3251520Spring Semester3+036
Course Program

Perşembe 14:30-15:15

Perşembe 15:30-16:15

Perşembe 16:30-17:15

Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseTurkish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeElective
Course CoordinatorAssoc.Prof. Erol YILDIRIM
Name of Lecturer(s)Assoc.Prof. Erol YILDIRIM
Assistant(s)
AimThe aim of this course; To introduce forensic psychology as a research and application field, to establish the relationship between psychiatric diseases and crime, to understand how the current legislation regulates the relationship between crime-disease and rights-diseases, and to introduce the duties of psychologists in official institutions.
Course ContentThis course contains; What is forensic psychology, what is it?,Forensic psychological roles and the place of clinical psychology in forensic psychology,Structure of the Turkish Law system: translating lawish to psychologish,Alcohol - substance use and theri relations with crimes,Assessment of criminal responsibility civil capabilities,Sexual offenses and paraphilia,Child abuse and neglect,Psychiatric disorders and theri relationship with crimes,Neurological injuries and crime (FTD - Epilepsy): Neurobiology of aggression, social cognition,What is ASPD? Personality disorders related to crime and serial killers,Psychometry and evaluation of judicial cases,Forensic Medicine Institute, detention centers, forensic psychologist in correctional facilities,Forensic psychologist in family and child courts,Forensic psychologist in law enforcement and supervised release system.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
Evaluates the basic legal concepts and processes related to forensic psychology13, 19A
Evaluates which mental illnesses are evaluated in the forensic process and how they are handled in forensic cases13, 9A
Discusses the psychological causes of crime12, 19A
Students will learn criminal and civil applications of forensic psychology.13, 9E, F
Teaching Methods:12: Problem Solving Method, 13: Case Study Method, 19: Brainstorming Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam, E: Homework, F: Project Task

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1What is forensic psychology, what is it?Recommended Readings
2Forensic psychological roles and the place of clinical psychology in forensic psychologyRecommended Readings
3Structure of the Turkish Law system: translating lawish to psychologishRecommended Readings
4Alcohol - substance use and theri relations with crimesRecommended Readings
5Assessment of criminal responsibility civil capabilitiesRecommended Readings
6Sexual offenses and paraphiliaRecommended Readings
7Child abuse and neglectRecommended Readings
8Psychiatric disorders and theri relationship with crimesRecommended Readings
9Neurological injuries and crime (FTD - Epilepsy): Neurobiology of aggression, social cognitionRecommended Readings
10What is ASPD? Personality disorders related to crime and serial killersRecommended Readings
11Psychometry and evaluation of judicial casesRecommended Readings
12Forensic Medicine Institute, detention centers, forensic psychologist in correctional facilitiesRecommended Readings
13Forensic psychologist in family and child courtsRecommended Readings
14Forensic psychologist in law enforcement and supervised release systemRecommended Readings
Resources
Reading pack supplied by the instructor.

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Knows the basic concepts of research and application-oriented sub-fields of psychology and the basic theories of these fields.
X
2
Can compare theories and schools in the history of psychology, and relate new developments with this knowledge.
X
3
Can recognize and interpret the problems they encounter and offer solutions using their expert knowledge.
X
4
Can investigate a problem with scientific methods, interpret findings and turn the results into a scientific publication.
X
5
Can lead the project, plan and manage the activities in a team established to solve the problems related to their field.
X
6
Can question and criticize new ideas from a scientific point of view without taking sides.
X
7
They adopt the principle of lifelong learning and can follow new developments in their field.
X
8
Can share their findings, knowledge and solution suggestions about a problem with colleagues or people outside of their field in written or oral form, in an appropriate language.
X
9
They have a sense of social responsibility and can use their professional achievements in solving problems in their near and far surroundings.
X
10
Speaks English at least at B1 level to follow international professional developments.
11
Has basic computer skills and can communicate with colleagues on up-to-date platforms.
12
Knows the basic tools of psychology used in assessment and evaluation and can use these tools.
X
13
Knows professional responsibilities, authorization, and limits, recognizes psychological problems, can make the right referral for their solution, and abides by ethical principles in research and practice.
X
14
They consider individual and cultural differences in research and practice and take these differences into account while evaluating the research results.
X

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100
ECTS / Workload Table
ActivitiesNumber ofDuration(Hour)Total Workload(Hour)
Course Hours14342
Guided Problem Solving000
Resolution of Homework Problems and Submission as a Report3824
Term Project14040
Presentation of Project / Seminar144
Quiz000
Midterm Exam13030
General Exam13030
Performance Task, Maintenance Plan000
Total Workload(Hour)170
Dersin AKTS Kredisi = Toplam İş Yükü (Saat)/30*=(170/30)6
ECTS of the course: 30 hours of work is counted as 1 ECTS credit.

Detail Informations of the Course

Course Description

CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
FORENSIC PYCHOLOGYPSK3251520Spring Semester3+036
Course Program

Perşembe 14:30-15:15

Perşembe 15:30-16:15

Perşembe 16:30-17:15

Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseTurkish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeElective
Course CoordinatorAssoc.Prof. Erol YILDIRIM
Name of Lecturer(s)Assoc.Prof. Erol YILDIRIM
Assistant(s)
AimThe aim of this course; To introduce forensic psychology as a research and application field, to establish the relationship between psychiatric diseases and crime, to understand how the current legislation regulates the relationship between crime-disease and rights-diseases, and to introduce the duties of psychologists in official institutions.
Course ContentThis course contains; What is forensic psychology, what is it?,Forensic psychological roles and the place of clinical psychology in forensic psychology,Structure of the Turkish Law system: translating lawish to psychologish,Alcohol - substance use and theri relations with crimes,Assessment of criminal responsibility civil capabilities,Sexual offenses and paraphilia,Child abuse and neglect,Psychiatric disorders and theri relationship with crimes,Neurological injuries and crime (FTD - Epilepsy): Neurobiology of aggression, social cognition,What is ASPD? Personality disorders related to crime and serial killers,Psychometry and evaluation of judicial cases,Forensic Medicine Institute, detention centers, forensic psychologist in correctional facilities,Forensic psychologist in family and child courts,Forensic psychologist in law enforcement and supervised release system.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
Evaluates the basic legal concepts and processes related to forensic psychology13, 19A
Evaluates which mental illnesses are evaluated in the forensic process and how they are handled in forensic cases13, 9A
Discusses the psychological causes of crime12, 19A
Students will learn criminal and civil applications of forensic psychology.13, 9E, F
Teaching Methods:12: Problem Solving Method, 13: Case Study Method, 19: Brainstorming Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam, E: Homework, F: Project Task

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1What is forensic psychology, what is it?Recommended Readings
2Forensic psychological roles and the place of clinical psychology in forensic psychologyRecommended Readings
3Structure of the Turkish Law system: translating lawish to psychologishRecommended Readings
4Alcohol - substance use and theri relations with crimesRecommended Readings
5Assessment of criminal responsibility civil capabilitiesRecommended Readings
6Sexual offenses and paraphiliaRecommended Readings
7Child abuse and neglectRecommended Readings
8Psychiatric disorders and theri relationship with crimesRecommended Readings
9Neurological injuries and crime (FTD - Epilepsy): Neurobiology of aggression, social cognitionRecommended Readings
10What is ASPD? Personality disorders related to crime and serial killersRecommended Readings
11Psychometry and evaluation of judicial casesRecommended Readings
12Forensic Medicine Institute, detention centers, forensic psychologist in correctional facilitiesRecommended Readings
13Forensic psychologist in family and child courtsRecommended Readings
14Forensic psychologist in law enforcement and supervised release systemRecommended Readings
Resources
Reading pack supplied by the instructor.

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Knows the basic concepts of research and application-oriented sub-fields of psychology and the basic theories of these fields.
X
2
Can compare theories and schools in the history of psychology, and relate new developments with this knowledge.
X
3
Can recognize and interpret the problems they encounter and offer solutions using their expert knowledge.
X
4
Can investigate a problem with scientific methods, interpret findings and turn the results into a scientific publication.
X
5
Can lead the project, plan and manage the activities in a team established to solve the problems related to their field.
X
6
Can question and criticize new ideas from a scientific point of view without taking sides.
X
7
They adopt the principle of lifelong learning and can follow new developments in their field.
X
8
Can share their findings, knowledge and solution suggestions about a problem with colleagues or people outside of their field in written or oral form, in an appropriate language.
X
9
They have a sense of social responsibility and can use their professional achievements in solving problems in their near and far surroundings.
X
10
Speaks English at least at B1 level to follow international professional developments.
11
Has basic computer skills and can communicate with colleagues on up-to-date platforms.
12
Knows the basic tools of psychology used in assessment and evaluation and can use these tools.
X
13
Knows professional responsibilities, authorization, and limits, recognizes psychological problems, can make the right referral for their solution, and abides by ethical principles in research and practice.
X
14
They consider individual and cultural differences in research and practice and take these differences into account while evaluating the research results.
X

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100

Numerical Data

Student Success

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