Standard 10: Consultation

The program provides candidates with opportunities and experiences to demonstrate knowledge and application of theories, models, and processes of consultation. The  program provides candidates with  opportunities and experiences to display the ability to use communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills in consultation with teachers, administrators, other school personnel, family members, community groups, and agencies. Candidates demonstrate skills in using a decision-making process when consulting and collaborating with others to (a) identify problem areas, (b) collect and analyze information to understand problems, (c) make decisions about service delivery, and (d) evaluate the implementation and outcome of the service delivery plan.

1. Individual and Organizational Consultation

Candidates demonstrate knowledge of individual and organizational consultation processes, including methods of initiating, developing, implementing  and concluding consultative relationships  through coursework in:

*Psychology 279 - Consultation and Supervision
  o Introduction to Consultation - Session 2
  o Consultation in School Setting/Communication Skills/Problem Solving Model - Session 3
  o Learning Objective - 2
 
2. Consultation Principles  and Practices

Candidates demonstrate knowledge and application of consultation principles and practices used to assist school staff in learning about classroom management,  school discipline, learning styles, the interpretation  of test results, the improvement  of pupil learning and learning and achievement
through coursework in:

Psychology 278 - Intervention and Prevention
  o Learning Objective - 1,2
  o Consultation and Intervention Project - Pg. 4
  o Group Contingencies/Classroom Management/Taken Economics - Session 8
*Psychology 279 - Consultation  and Supervision
  o Learning Objective 1-4
  o The entire class
Psychology 286 - Instructional Consultation and Intervention
  o Goal 1
  o Multicultural Issues in Instructional Consultation for ELL Students - Sessions 1
  o Teacher and Student Interviews – Session 2
  o Teacher and Student Interviews – Session 28

3. Diverse Cultures and Languages

Candidates demonstrate knowledge of factors that promote the development  of effective relationships  among teachers, staff, families, and others, taking into consideration the influence of diverse cultures and languages through coursework in:

Psychology 282 - Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
  o Learning Objective - 4
*Psychology 270T-2 - Working with Diverse Students and Families
  o Entire Syllabus
Psychology 279 - Consultation and Supervision
  o Consultation in School Setting/Communication Skills/Problem Solving Model - Session 3
  o Multicultural Consultation - Session 15
  o Class Discussion of the Observations/Multicultural Consultation Continued/Case Study – Session  16
  o Class Discussion of the Interview/Home - School/Collaboration/Working with Parents - Session 25
  o Home-School Collaboration Continued; Conjoint Behavior Consultation -  Session 26
Psychology 286 - Instructional Consultation and Intervention
  o Goal 1
  o Multicultural Issues in Instructional Consultation for ELL Students - Sessions 1
Psychology 282 - Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
  o Goal 4

4. Teaching Methods and Style

Candidates demonstrate understanding  of the impact that teaching methods and style have on pupil learning in the classroom through coursework in:

Psychology 279 - Consultation and Supervision
  o Consultation in School Setting/Communication Skills/ Problem
Solving Model - Session 3
*Psychology 286 - Instructional Consultation and Intervention
  o Goal 1

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