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This course focuses on the skills of reading and writing. this course involves students in a variety of writing and reading activities. They range from correct punctuation to writing film reviews. students engage in both individual and group activities that involve reading and writing. 

This is “world of stress.” Everyone is facing for stress and depression due to various personal and social problems. Therefore, all are seeking different techniques to manage stress and to make their mind peaceful. Buddhist Psychology and Counseling is one of the best solutions to all. It addresses the roots of the problem and also the solutions to all human problems. It leads to make man into “fully functioning person” which is the final objective of the Buddhist Counseling. 

This is “world of stress.” Everyone is facing stress and depression due to various personal and social problems. Therefore, all are seeking different techniques to manage stress and to make their mind peaceful. Buddhist Psychology and Counseling is one of the best solutions to all. It addresses the roots of the problem and also the solutions to all human problems. It leads to make man into “fully functioning person” which is the final objective of the Buddhist Counseling. 



The subject introduces terms and concepts and studies terms and concept on Dhamma by using dictionaries, encyclopedias, and academic writings in English.

Course Overview

 

The primary concern of Buddhism is providing the psychological support to eradicate the unwholesome traits. Early Buddhism is understood in the realistic sense. Early Buddhism is totally away from the dogmas. It teaches us to understand the reality of the world. Particularly the following themes are discussed.

 

The origin and development of Theravada Central teachings

 

The nature of Knowledge The four Noble Truth   Dependent Origination   Kamma


        Re-Birth


       Nibbana


       Moral Values

 

Course Objectives

 

The objective of this course is to examine the cardinal Buddhist teachings of Theravada Buddhism and their relationship to the original message of the Buddha.

 

 

Learning Outcomes

 

At the end of this course, students will be able;

 

To understand the cardinal Buddhist teachings in Theravada To gain an understanding of the Three Characteristics

 

To realise the Four Noble Truths, Dependent Origination, Kamma, Rebirth, Nibbana…

To critically discuss the distinctions between early Buddhist teaching and later developments.

To extend the knowledge on the early Buddhism and the original Pali sources.



Educational Counselling is a branch of Counselling psychology concerned with the scientific study of human learning. The study of learning processes, from both cognitive and behavioral perspectives, allows researchers to understand individual differences in intelligence, cognitive development, affect, motivation, self-regulation, and self-concept, as well as their role in learning. The field of educational psychology relies heavily on quantitative methods, including testing and measurement, to enhance educational activities related to instructional design, classroom management and assessment, which serve to facilitate learning processes in various educational settings across the lifespan. This course discuses main concepts in Educational Counselling such as

·         Introduction to Educational Psychology

·         Theories  of Educational psychology (Behavioural, Social learning, cognitive and  constructivist    Approaches)

·         Cognitive, gender, social  and moral development and Learning

·         Motivation and learning

·         Intelligence

·         Assessment of learning

·          Preparing a  lesson plan

·          Creating a  positive learning environment

·         Becoming a successful learner and  an expert teacher   

·          Educating children with special needs

 

Course Objectives

·         Provide an introduction to aims and historical development of discipline and the theories and models

·          Define learning and compare and contrast the factors that cognitive, behavioral, social learning and  constructivist theorists believe influence the learning process.

·           Discuss  how   cognitive, personal, gender and social development  affect   individuals’ learning and education

·          Identify and Explain  educational strategies to support learners for effective cognitive, personal, gender and  social development. 

·             Name and discuss the major categories of variables that have been studied in educational psychology contributing to individual differences.

·              Name and discuss the major components and techniques of classroom management and instruction that have been addressed in the study of teaching/learning process.

Learning Outcomes

1.      Describe the major theoretical and conceptual frameworks in Educational Psychology

2.      Explain the developmental perspectives of a learner from different approaches

3.      Review the strategies and critically analyse the learner-teacher relationship considering learner differences, learner needs and cross cultural aspect

 

Course Schedule

Course Title

Educational Counselling

Credits

02

Evaluation Method

Assignment- 10%

Power point Presentation 15%

Mid Semester Examination 15%,

Portfolio  and Viva 20%

End Semester Examination 40%

Viv voice, 80% attendance is compulsory to sit for the final examination.

Teaching Methods

Lecturing, Handouts, Multimedia presentation, Filed visit, Public Lectures, Workshop.

Lecturer

Ms K.R Menikdiwela

 

 

This course gives the students a vast opportunity to perform practically and effectively in scenarios related to business and inter office communication which would eventually make them confident and perform better in their real life carrier paths. The course aims at covering both speaking and writing skills of English Language.


Course overview

This course aims at giving the students fundamental yet essential steps in one’s carrier life, especially related to business field. Starting from CV writing to doing a well-structured presentation, this course improves the self- confidence in the students when performing certain skills and presenting about themselves in English.

                                        

Course Objectives

·         To make students aware of modern approaches of CV writing

·         To enlighten students about doing accurate methods of report writing by doing a small research

·         To motivate students doing presentation in front of the class uplifting their self-confidence.


Through learning this course you will be expected to demonstrate the Historical Background Before the Buddha. From the beginning of the Indian history up to the rising of Buddhism will be elaborated in a substantial depth.      

(HCI) is the study of interaction between people (users)and computers.

Course overview

This course provides an overview of linguistics as a discipline, its development, levels of structure and its significance to English language teaching. Students will get a good grasp of linguistic principles and will understand more about how languages work. In addition, the course will help the students to identify the differences between their first language and the second language and will eventually be able to minimize their mistakes when they perform in their second language. Their English listening, speaking, reading and writing will improve substantially, as the course is taught in English.

 

Course Objectives

  • ·       To teach students the basics of linguistics, through the medium of English.
  • ·     To encourage students to think critically, discuss the issues with classmates and teacher, and question what they or written resources say.
  • ·      To give students an opportunity to present their own ideas and those of others in a logical way.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • ·       Students will be able to examine the various language components which give significance to English language teaching.
  • ·       Students will be able to make inferences based on the different theories of linguistics and Cite examples to validate theories of linguistics.
  • ·       Students will manifest positive attitudes towards the study of linguistics and participate actively during discussions.


computer is a multipurpose electronic device that can receive, process and store data. They are used as tools in every part of society together with the Internet. Computers nowadays are complex; there are a lot of different components inside them, and they all serve different purposes.

So, lets learn..............:)

In computer engineering, computer architecture is a set of rules and methods that describe the functionality, organization, and implementation of computer systems. Some definitions of architecture define it as describing the capabilities and programming model of a computer but not a particular implementation.

In this course, you will learn all………. :) 

This subjects aims at improving students' ability to use language for various purposes; both written and spoken. Students are given extensive practice in sentence skills , letter writing and interview skills. They actively partake in activities both individually and in groups. students are assessed through continuous assignments as well as an end semester examination.

Teacher : Thilina Bandara

Teacher : Thilina Bandara


Studies research works and literary works on Buddhism from the past up to the present written by historical figures, traditional authors and modern academics. 

Course Overview

 

The subject introduces the content, structure and the history of the Suttantapitaka of the Pāli Tipitaka based on primary sources. Some key Buddhist concepts and nature of the Buddhist philosophy also explained with examples taken from some selected passages and discourse from the Suttantapiṭaka. This structurally introduces the four Nikāyas, such as Dīghanikāya, Majjhimanikāya, Saṃyuttanikāya and Anguttaranikāya together with their divisions, subdivisions and the fifteen books of the Khuddakanikāya. Origin, gradual evaluation, general history and the preservation of the Suttapiṭaka are also discussed critically. 

This course  includes topics in essential study skills needed for the success in higher education. students are made to get involved in various activities related to group discussions, library reference, note taking, dictionary use etc.

Psychology is a newly developed scientific field which studies the mind and behavior of human beings. It is a multifaceted discipline which includes many sub-fields of study such areas as human development, sports, health, clinical, social behavior and cognitive processes. Psychology attempts to investigate the causes of behavior using systematic and objective procedures for observation, measurement and analysis, backed-up by theoretical interpretations, generalizations, explanations and predictions. In this course, basically, the development of Psychology throughout history is discussed.

 

·         Introduction to Western Psychology

·         Major Schools of Psychology (Structuralism/Functionalism/ Behaviourism)

·         Psychoanalysis

·         Psychodynamic Approach- Jungian Theory

·         Psychodynamic Approach- Adlerian Theory

·         Psychodynamic Approach- Erikson’s Theory

·         Gestalt Psychology

·         Cognitive Approach

·         Humanistic Approach- Maslow’s Theory

·         Humanistic Approach- Rogers’s Theory

·         Existential Theory

 

Course Objectives

 

1.      Students will be able to define and describe what psychology is, and distinguish psychology from the work done in other disciplines.

 

2.      Students will be able to describe, and provide specific examples of how the study of psychology is relevant in various aspects of life: family and relationships, education, policy and law, arts and entertainment, business and the workplace, and healthcare.

 

3.      Students will be able to describe, in their own words, the main questions studied in the different schools of psychology.

 

4.      Students will be able to define the terminology used in Psychology.

 

 

Learning Outcomes

 

1.      To examine the origin of Psychology related to Philosophy.

 

2.      To identify similarities and differences of thought and practice among various schools of Psychology.

 

3.      To critically discuss and evaluate various theories of Psychology.

 

4.      To compare and examine the influences of these psychological theories to the present world.

 

Course Code

CNS 165

Course Title

Western Psychology I - (Theoretical Approach)

Credits

03

Evaluation Method

Assignment 10%,

Power Point Presentation 15%,

Mid Semester Examination 15%,

Portfolio & Viva Test 20%,

End Semester Examination 40%,

Attendance 80%is compulsory to sit for the final examination.

Teaching Methods

Lecturing, Handouts, Multimedia Presentation, Filed Visits, Public Lectures, Workshops etc.

Lecturer

Ms. Kanchana R. Menikdiwela

 

Recommended Readings:

·         Freeman, A., A Psychological Approach for Conceptualizing Schematic Development for Cognitive Therapy, New York: The Mc Graw- Hill Companies.

 

·         Kahn, M.,(1999) Between Therapist & Client: The New Relationship, New York: The Mc Graw- Hill Companies.

 

·         Sills, (1999), Contracts in Counseling & Psychotherapy (Professional Skills for Counselors Series), London: The Hogarth Press Ltd.

 

·         Sharrf, R. S., (2004). Theories of Psychotherapy and Counseling, (4thed.). USA: Thomson.

 

·         Wadsworth.Yalom, I.D., (2004) Love's Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy, London.

 

·         Corey, G.(2013). Theory and Practice of Counselling and Psychotherapy, (9th ed). Centage Learning, India.

 

 


This course introduces students with most of the relevant programming languages and techniques of professional web development and web engineering techniques to build dynamic websites with HTML, XHTML, XML and with Windows,Apache, MySQL, and PHP OOP (LARAVEL) , one of today’s most popular frameworks, how to structure pages with XHTML and CSS, how to program in JavaScript and PHP, how to configure Apache and MySQL, how to design and query databases with SQL, how to use Ajax with both XML and JSON, what is an MVC framework and how to setup a PHP framework e.g., LARAVEL.

Course overview

This course aims to develop students’ writing, reading and speaking skills through exposing them to various related tasks. Further, students are expected to integrate their computer literacy with English language skills. Students are expected to speak confidently in front of audiences.   

 

 

Course Objectives

·         To motivate students to speak in front of the class

·         To encourage students to use computers as an asset to their learning process

·          To improve their reading skills when reading texts in English


Detailed Syllabus

Diploma in Buddhist Counselling

Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA), the Higher Educational Project of Sri Dalada Maligawa is a UGC accredited Degree awarding Institute. Diploma in Buddhist Counselling course which is offered by the Department of Counselling Psychology at SIBA is designed with the view of producing self-confident counsellors and it opens new scopes in Psychosocial and professional life styles. This Diploma course enables one to provide better solutions for mental disorders of people that arise due to the extreme competitiveness of the surrounding world and, one is better trained in anger management, stress management, and family and professional counselling in this course.

Qualifications

·         Anyone who has passed Ordinary Level (O/L) Examination can apply this course.

·         Duration:-10 months

·         Medium:-Sinhala/English

·         Time and Place:-From 9.00 am to 3.00 pm., at the lecture rooms of the Department of Counselling Psychology, Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA).

·         Attendance:-To sit for the exam 80% attendance is compulsory.

Exam

·         The exam will be held under three levels. So, each student has to face following three examinations

1. Certificate Examination of Diploma in Buddhist Counselling

2. Advanced Certificate Examination of Diploma in Buddhist Counselling

3. Diploma Examination of Diploma in Buddhist Counselling

Further students will be assessed by

·         Writing an Article from the fields of Western Counselling or Buddhist Counseling

·         PowerPoint Presentations

·         Portfolios

·         Teaching Methods:-Lecturing, Practical Training, Field Studies, Multimedia, Psychological Workshops, Meditation and Yoga Workshops.

 

 

·        Grading System

Marks

Grade

Mean

100-90

A+

4.00

89-80

A

4.00

79-70

A-

3.70

69-65

B+

3.30

64-60

B

3.00

59-55

B-

2.70

54-50

C+

2.30

49-45

C

2.00

44-40

C-

1.70

39-35

D+

1.30

34-30

D

1.00

29-00

F

00

 

Lecture Panel

Lectures will be done by experienced lecturers about psychological counselling.

·         Psychiatrist Dr. Neal Fernando

·         Dr. Upali M.Sedare

·         Assistant Prof. Sarath Chandrasekara

·         Dr. B.M.K.Perera

·         Ms. Kumuduni Lekhamge

·         Ven. Polonnaruwe Sumanasara

·         Ven. Koonknadawala Wimaladhamma

·         Ms. Subhashini Herath

·         Ms. Hansi Hapugasthenna


Counselling Psychology is a popular field in Psychology and it basically pays attention to mental health, mental development, human behavior, personality development etc. Counseling mainly deals with the wellness, personal growth, career and pathological concern. Counselling basically includes  analyzing human behaviors and using fundamentals of Psychology to fix it. Foundation of Counselling is Psychology. Knowledge about Psychology is needed for counselling. So, Counseling Psychology helps to solve the problems of human beings. This module further pays attention to different types of counselling, the quality of counselling, qualities and skills of counselors etc. Following themes are discussed in detail.

Course Objectives

  • Students will be able to identify various counselling skills and qualities practiced by professional counsellors in dealing with clients.
  • They will be able to identify  various counselling techniques that should be practiced according to the situation.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this module, students will be able,

  • To use the components of successful communication including effective listening, observation, interpersonal relations, body language etc.
  • To use helping skills and other qualities and skills that should be practiced by a counselor.
  • To be able to write counselling reports.

Course Overview 

This course provides ethical guideline for the counselor for doing effective counseling sessions and support counselors by defining ethical standard of practice and responsibilities.  Counseling ethics have five purposes, such as clarifying counselor’s ethical responsibility, supporting missions of counseling, establishing principles for behavior and best practice, serving as ethical promoting the counseling profession’s values, providing a basis for processing ethical complaints. The American Counseling Association addresses eight areas including, the counseling relationship, confidentiality, professional responsibility, relationships with other professionals, evaluation and assessment, supervision and training, research and publication and resolving ethical issues 

 

Course Objectives 

 

This course aims to give a good knowledge of counselling ethics emphasizing the importance of protecting those ethics even in very difficult counselling situations.  

 

This course will help the undergraduates to understand and to be thorough with the methods that they can use for their higher education; so that they will be able to do their higher studies effectively.

Course Overview

 

Psychology is a newly developed scientific field which studies the mind and behavior of human beings. It is a multifaceted discipline which includes many sub-fields of study such areas as human development, sports, health, clinical, social behavior and cognitive processes. Psychology attempts to investigate the causes of behavior using systematic and objective procedures for observation, measurement and analysis, backed-up by theoretical interpretations, generalizations, explanations and predictions. In this course, basically, the development of Psychology throughout history is discussed.

 

·         Introduction to Western Psychology

·         Origin of Western Psychology

·         Major Schools of Psychology

·         Structuralism

·         Functionalism

·         Behaviorism

·         Psychoanalysis

·         Psychodynamic Approach

·         Humanistic Theory

·         Gestalt Psychology

·         Cognitive Approach

·         Existential Theory

 

Course Objectives

 

1.      Students will be able to define and describe what psychology is, and distinguish psychology from the work done in other disciplines.

 

2.      Students will be able to describe, and provide specific examples of how the study of psychology is relevant in various aspects of life: family and relationships, education, policy and law, arts and entertainment, business and the workplace, and healthcare.

 

3.      Students will be able to describe, in their own words, the main questions studied in the different schools of psychology.

 

4.      Students will be able to define the terminology used in Psychology.


Learning Outcomes

 

1.      To examine the origin of Psychology related to Philosophy.

 

2.      To identify similarities and differences of thought and practice among various schools of Psychology.

 

3.      To critically discuss and evaluate various theories of Psychology.

 

4.      To compare and examine the influences of these psychological theories to the present world.

Course Overview

This course covers topics related to operations management emphasizing concepts, techniques and tools to design, analyze, and improve core operational capabilities, and apply them to a broad range of  industries.





Effective Discourse Skills aims at honing students' writing skills to a more advanced level. This course enables students to  write error free texts of high standard. They practice higher order skills  in writing  with accuracy and efficiency.

Writing, like all other aspects of language, is communicative. Think about what we write in real life. We write e-mails, lists, notes, covering letters, reports, curriculums, assignments, etc. The purpose of this course is to illustrate the communicative aspects of writing which we use in both formal and informal contexts.

Phonology is the study of the particular sound units in languages. It can be compared to phonetics, which is the study of human speech in general, and includes the articulation and perception of sounds. Students will acquire the knowledge of place and manner of articulation, vowels, and consonants and study of phonetic script and Practice.

Course Overview

The course Marketing Management provides an introduction to all aspects of marketing with particular emphasis on introduction to theories, concepts and practices in marketing including an understanding of the basic theories of marketing, the marketing mix variables, and a practical application in the context of the marketing management cycle processes of research, planning, organization, implementation and control.




This course helps improve students' analytical reading skills. reading is identified to be a basic skill required to peruse any course of study. Students are already familiar with most basic reading skills such as skimming and scanning. in this course students practice breaking a text into its constructive  elements to get a deeper understanding of the text. students read a variety of texts and explore their hidden meaning. linguistic devices and writing techniques.

The course aims at improving the writing skills of students via creative writing. The students will be guided to express their writing skills in a variety of genres. The students will be expected to perform writing tasks continuously and edit their writing for better expression of thought, ideas, and creativity. 

Course Overview

Child psychology is concerned with exploring development and change in thoughts, feelings and behavior across the lifespan. Originally concerned with infants and children, the field has expanded to include adolescence, adult development, aging, and the entire lifespan. This course is designed to facilitate understanding of students about motor skills and other psycho-physiological processes; cognitive development involving areas such as problem solving, moral understanding, and conceptual understanding; language acquisition; social, personality, and emotional development; and self-concept and identity formation. The following theories are discussed in detail.

  • Psychodynamic Theory of Development
  • Behavioral Theory of Development
  • Psychosocial Theory of Development
  • Learning Theories of Development
  • Cognitive Theories of Development

Course Objectives

  • Students will be able to identify historical concepts and influences on modern theories of human development.
  • They will be able to recognize recent theoretical perspectives on human development and identify the contributions of major theorists, such as Freud, Erikson, Piaget, Bowlby, Vygotsky, Marcia, Kohlberg.
  • Students will also be able to recognize commonly used methods in research on human development, identifying strengths and limitations of each. 288

Learning Outcomes

  • To critically examine the relatedness of various developmental theories in understanding human being.
  • To identify and apply the most suitable theory according to the situation in the counselling process.


COURSE OVERVIEW

Principles of Management is a comprehensive introductory module for beginners and intermediate level students on the management concepts, major functions, process, and theories with particular emphasis on essential management skills and roles to form strategic vision, objectives, setting strategies and implementing for effective and efficient management of organizations.


This course prepares students for IELTS exam. IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. Passing IELTS is a prerequisite to go to an English speaking country to study or work and live. This course provides practice to face all the four parts of the test; i.e Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Students get an opportunity to take part in activities identical to the real tests of IELTS. At the same time they are provided with feedback on their performance and they are assessed using the criteria used in an authentic IELTS tests.

Students are required to face a reading test, writing test , speaking test and a listening test as heir assignments and in addition they have to sit for an end semester exam. 

Counseling Psychology and its Practice

  • Course Overview

Western Counselling and Buddhist Counselling are two main popular streams of Psychology. Both streams study the mind and behavior of human beings. These two main streams attempt to investigate the causes of behavior using systematic and objective procedures for observation, measurement and analysis, backed-up by theoretical interpretations, generalizations, explanations and predictions. This course provides a general introduction to both Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology. Further, this course also provides an introduction to main concepts of Western Counselling and Buddhist Counselling.

  • Course Objectives

This course aims to give a good knowledge of Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology. 

  • Learning Outcomes

  1. To examine the main concepts of Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology.  
  2. To understand the qualities and skills of a counselor.
  3. To understand and identify main mental disorders.
  4. To help clients.
  5. To practice simple relaxation techniques with clients.
  6. To apply positive thinking in daily life.
  7. To engage in psycho social activities with a clear understanding.


Counseling Psychology and its Practice

  • Course Overview

Western Counselling and Buddhist Counselling are two main popular streams of Psychology. Both streams study the mind and behavior of human beings. These two main streams attempt to investigate the causes of behavior using systematic and objective procedures for observation, measurement and analysis, backed-up by theoretical interpretations, generalizations, explanations and predictions. This course provides a general introduction to both Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology. Further, this course also provides an introduction to main concepts of Western Counselling and Buddhist Counselling.

  • Course Objectives

This course aims to give a good knowledge of Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology. 

  • Learning Outcomes

  1. To examine the main concepts of Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology.  
  2. To understand the qualities and skills of a counselor.
  3. To understand and identify main mental disorders.
  4. To help clients.
  5. To practice simple relaxation techniques with clients.
  6. To apply positive thinking in daily life.
  7. To engage in psycho social activities with a clear understanding.


Course Overview

 

Counseling psychology is a popular sub field of psychology that encompasses research and applied work in several broad domains. It includes counseling process and outcome; supervision and training; career development and counseling; and prevention and health. Some unifying themes counseling psychology includes a focus on assets and strengths, person–environment interactions, educational and career development, brief interactions, and a focus on intact personalities. Critical evaluation of major theories of counseling Psychology and human development are discussed in this course.

 

  • Major theories of Psychology relating to Counseling
  • Psychoanalytic Theory of Counseling
  • Jungian Theory of Counseling
  • Adlerian Theory of Counseling
  • Existential Theory of Counseling
  • Person- Centered Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Behavior Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
  • Brief Therapy

To provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to undertake a systems analysis investigation by following a recognized methodology.

COURSE OVERVIEW


Principles of Management is a comprehensive introductory module for beginners and intermediate level students on the management concepts, major functions, process, and theories with particular emphasis on essential management skills and roles to form strategic vision, objectives, setting strategies and implementing for effective and efficient management of organizations.


Course Overview

 

Psychology is a newly developed scientific field which studies the mind and behavior of human beings. It is a multifaceted discipline which includes many sub-fields of study such areas as human development, sports, health, clinical, social behavior and cognitive processes. Psychology attempts to investigate the causes of behavior using systematic and objective procedures for observation, measurement and analysis, backed-up by theoretical interpretations, generalizations, explanations and predictions. In this course, basically, the development of Psychology throughout history is discussed.

 

·         Introduction to Western Psychology

·         Major Schools of Psychology (Structuralism/Functionalism/ Behaviourism)

·         Psychoanalysis

·         Psychodynamic Approach- Jungian Theory

·         Psychodynamic Approach- Adlerian Theory

·         Psychodynamic Approach- Erikson’s Theory

·         Gestalt Psychology

·         Cognitive Approach

·         Humanistic Approach- Maslow’s Theory

·         Humanistic Approach- Rogers’s Theory

·         Existential Theory

 

Course Objectives

 

1.      Students will be able to define and describe what psychology is, and distinguish psychology from the work done in other disciplines.

 

2.      Students will be able to describe, and provide specific examples of how the study of psychology is relevant in various aspects of life: family and relationships, education, policy and law, arts and entertainment, business and the workplace, and healthcare.

 

3.      Students will be able to describe, in their own words, the main questions studied in the different schools of psychology.

 

4.      Students will be able to define the terminology used in Psychology.


Course Code :

 

CNS 165

Course Title :

 

Western Counselling Psychology – 1 ( Theoretical Approach )

Medium :

 

English

Semester :

 

I – Semester

Day of the week :

 

Thursday

Time :

 

12.30 p.m. to 03.30 p.m.

Venue :

 

SIBA

Credits :

 

03

Lecturer’s Name :

 

Ms. Subhashini Herath & Ms. Hansi Hapugasthenna

Method of Evaluation :

 

Later will inform

Week

 

Topics

 

 

 

1.             

 

Introduction to Western Psychology (SH)

2.              

 

Major Schools of Psychology (Structuralism/Functionalism/ Behaviourism) (SH)

3.             

 

Psychoanalysis (HH)

4.             

 

Psychodynamic Approach- Jungian Theory (HH)

5.             

 

Psychodynamic Approach- Adlerian Theory (SH)

6.             

 

Psychodynamic Approach- Erikson’s Theory (HH)

7.             

 

Mid Term

8.             

 

Gestalt Theory (HH)

9.             

 

Cognitive Approach (SH)

10.         

 

Humanistic Approach- Maslow’s Theory (SH)

11.         

 

Humanistic Approach- Rogers’s Theory (SH)

12.         

 

Existential Theory (HH)

13.         

 

New Trends in Western Counseling Psychology (SH/HH)

14.         

 

Final Presentations

15.         

 

Concluding Remarks


Students learning this module will excel in labels such as noun, adjective, verb, subject, object, phrase, clause. The study will also include discussion of the use of grammar in written and spoken language. After completing the module the students will be able to engage in effective oral communication presenting information and ideas efficiently and effectively.

The aim of the course is to develop the student’s communicative competence in English language skills with a high command needed for higher education and employment through the realization of the following objectives:

1. Develop appropriate argument and make judgments in day to day contexts and work place using appropriate expressions for effective communication   

2. Use different learning techniques such as role play, drama, simulations, memorization and games in developing language skills in a simulated context in class 

Course Overview

This course is an introduction to the basic principles, concepts, applications and standards underlying financial accounting systems with emphasis on the construction of the basic financial accounting statements - the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement - as well as their interpretation.


Course Overview
What is gender? Why is the study of gender important for contemporary society? In this course we will probe how it comes to be, how it impact on our lives, how it relate to social inequality, and social resistances to gendering. We will conceptualize gender as socially constructed and then examine the various ways in which notions of femininity and masculinity are reconstructed within our institutions and cultural productions. Themes of Study: Introduction to Gender and Society, Gender, Sexuality and Gendered Socialization, Performing Gender, Feminism, Historical Perspectives and Gender discrimination, Gender Stereo Types and Culture in the Sri Lankan context, Gender and Violence, Women and Human Rights, Human Development (Health and Education)  and contemporary Gender issues in Sri Lanka.

 

 

 

 



 

Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA)

 

 

 

Course Code :

 

CNS 167

 

Course Title :

 

Family  Counseling

 

Medium :

 

English

 

Semester :

 

 III–Semester(Batch-8)

 

Day of the week :

 

Wednesday

 

Time :

 

12.30 pm to 2.30 pm

 

Venue :

 

SIBA

 

Credits :

 

02

 

Lecturer’s Name :

 

Assit. Prof. Sarath Chandrasekara

 

Method Of Evaluation :

 

End Examination     40%

Mid-term test            15%

Presentation             15%

Assignment              10%

Portfolios &viva      20%   

Week

Topic

01

Introduction to family counseling-Structural therapy Strategic therapy Systemic/Milan therapy Narrative Therapy  Trans generational Therapy

02

Family counseling perspectives

03

Family- western and eastern views

04

Relationship of family members

05

Genograms

06

Husband wife/ children parents relationship

07

Nuclear family

08

Mid Semester Examination

09

Family counseling ethics

10

Common problems of the family

11

Sexual issues in the family

12

Influences of other family members

13

Family counseling techniques

14

Power Point Presentations of  Students/including remarks

Recommended Readings

Alam, I., South Asian journal (March of 2011), Parkistan: Shadman Publishers.

Corner, W., (2008), African and Asian studies (vol.4), USA: Brill Publishers.

Donovan, P. (ed.), International family planning perspectives, USA: Guttmacher Institute.

Jayaweera, S., Women in post independent Sri Lanka,(2002), Colombo 4: VijithaYapa

Publications.

Jones, E. &Flugel. J. C., (1950). The psychoanalytic study of the family. (8thed.) London: The Hogarth Press Ltd.

Kenkel, M. B.,(ed.), (2006), Professional psychology; Research and practice (vol.37), USA; American Psychological Association.

Kumar, R., (2000), Violence against women, New Delhi: Anmol Publications.

Vault, B.De.C. &Sayad, B.W., (1998), The marriage and family experience, United States: 

Wardsworth Publishers.

Wasundar, L.W., (2000), Women surviving in situations of armed conflict, Colombo: Center for  

Women’s Research.

Sinhala Books

Chandrasekara, S., (2014) Adarayata Adaraya Karamu, Umaya Poth Prakashakayo, Mawathagama

 

 

 


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Course Objectives

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Learning Outcomes

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