Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3780222
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Guidance And Psychological Counseling
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The psychological responses to disasters and crises. Differences between natural and man-made disasters. Normal and abnormal psychological reactions and factors that mitigate post-traumatic effects. Development of psychological resilience and coping strategies. Basics of interventio skills to address mental health issues and traumatic effects of victims of disasters.