Consultation Within School and Family Systems
Models and methods of consultation with teachers, parents, and professionals.
CPSE
610
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 Taught 
Course Outcomes: 


Change theory & the ethics of imple

  • Demonstrate sensitivity to multicultural, ethical and moral issues relevant to consultation, change and involvement of parents.

Using consultation to work effectively

  • Describe eight different types of activities or stages that characterize most instances of consultation.

Using consultation to work effectively

  • Learn skills and develop characteristics, which will allow you to initiate and implement collaboration, consultation and coordination of efforts with various school personnel and parents.

Change theory & the ethics of imple

  • Identify major sources of consultee difficulty and resistance to change, and demonstrate the knowledge to intervene effectively.

Using consultation to work effectively

  • Demonstrate the knowledge to work with a consultee to identify a target behavior.

Using consultation to work effectively

  • Design a feasible plan for collecting baseline data and work collaboratively with a consultee to develop intervention plans and follow up and evaluation of progress, and implementing modifications as needs arise.

Using consultation to work effectively

  • Develop competencies that allow you to contribute appropriately to staffings, conferences, SEOP and IEP meetings.

Using consultation to work effectively

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles to effectively facilitate change at a systems level.

Methods to involve families in education

  • Demonstrate knowledge of various family systems models and how each theory views family influences on student development, learning and behavior.

Methods to involve families in education

  • Identify ways to implement and apply the National Standards for Parent/Family Involvement which include:

1. effective home/school communication,

2. promotion and support of parenting skills,

3. involving parents in meaningful ways to promote student learning,

4. fostering effective parent volunteer programs,

5. promoting collaborative school decision making and advocacy, and

6. facilitating collaboration with community resources.