Hakan Acar

EC member

Kocaeli University
Umuttepe Campus 41380,


Social Work


Turkish and English

Teaching Subjects

Ethics in social work, child protection policies, human behaviour and social environment, street children/child labor, social work management.

Current Activities

Chair of Social Work Department/Kocaeli University, Member of Executive of IFSW Europe, Vice-president of “Agenda Child” NGO. Member of Honorary Committee of Turkish Association of Social Workers.

Fields of (Scientific) Interest

Child protection policies/systems, social work ethics, social work education, social work in a historical perspective

Current research interests

Turkish child protection system, human trafficking, val?es and ethics in social work, social work education.