Standard 14: Human Relations
 
The program provides candidates with opportunities and experiences to demonstrate self-awareness, sensitivity to others, and skillfulness in relating to individuals and groups. The program provides candidates with  opportunities and  experiences to understand the importance of socio-psychological concepts of group formation, reference groups, inter-group and intra-group relations and conflict. The program provides candidates with opportunities and experiences to demonstrate an ability to facilitate group process and mediate conflict.

1. Theories and Conceptual Models

Candidates demonstrate knowledge of theories and conceptual models of interpersonal relations and communication through coursework in:

Required Prerequisite:
Psychology 174 - Introduction to Counseling
Psychology 205 - Seminar in Developmental Psychology
  o Concept, Issues, and Methods - Session 2
  o Theoretical Perspectives - Session 3
  o Sample Exam question - Unit  2, 3
Psychology 255T - Contemporary Social Psychology
  o Learning Objective - 1
*Psychology 282 - Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
  o Course Goal 1
  o Behavior Assessment System for Children - Session 3
Psychology 279 - Consultation and Supervision
  o Introduction to Consultation -  Session 2
  o Consultation in School Setting/Communication Skills/ Problem Solving Model - Session 3
*Counseling 201 - Seminar in Multicultural Aspects of Counseling
  o Learning Objectives - 5,3
  o Barriers to Effective Multicultural Counseling/ Therapy - Session 7
*Counseling 240 - Seminar in Counseling of Exceptional Children & Their Families
  o Outcomes - 5,6,7
  o Relationship-Focused Intervention; Attachment Issues - Session 5
  o Cultural and Language Differences/Cultural Aspects of Dis - Session 7
  o Academic Intervention Programs/Psychosocial Aspects of Dev. Support
Services to Assist Parents & Families transition Planning & Programming - Session 12

2. Appreciation for Ethnic and Cultural Diversity

Candidates demonstrate an ability to help the school community foster and appreciation for ethnic and cultural diversity and to facilitate management  of interethnic or intercultural conflict when it arises on the school site through coursework in:
 
*Psychology 270T-2 – Working with Diverse Students and Families
  o Entire Syllabus
Psychology 282 - Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
  o Working with Families and Students of Diverse Backgrounds -
Session 4
*Counseling 201 - Seminar in Multicultural Aspects of Counseling
  o Learning Objectives: 3,5,6
  o The politics of Counseling and Psychotherapy Ethical guidelines in Multicultural Counseling - Session 4
  o Culturally Appropriate Intervention Strategies; Ethical considerations - Session 8
*Counseling 240 - Seminar in Counseling of Exceptional Children & Their Families
  o Outcome 7
  o Fostering Effective Parent & Family Educational Advocacy - Session 9
  o Cultural and Language Differences/Cultural Aspects of Dis - Session 7

3. Group Dynamics

Candidates demonstrate awareness of group dynamics and methods to facilitate inter - group relations and mediate conflict when it arises on the school site through coursework in:

Psychology 255T – Contemporary  Social Psychology
  o Learning Objective - 1-3
  o Discuss the psychology of bullying, How can school bullying be reduced? - Session 17
Psychology 270T-2 - Working with Diverse Students and Families 
  o Interpreters and Interviews: Section - 4 - Session 3
  o Creating educational environments that promote acceptance - Section 1 - Session 2
*Psychology 279 - Consultation and Supervision
  o Team Consultation/Discussion of Team Consultation - Session 22
  o Home-School Collaboration Continued; Conjoint Behavior Consultation - Session 26
  o Ethical and Legal Issues & Supervision - Session 27
Psychology 282 - Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
  o Goal 3,4
Counseling 240 - Seminar in Counseling of Exceptional Children & Their Families
  o Outcome  1,6
  o Family Support Services in Schools - Session 3
  o Fostering Effective Parent & Family Educational Advocacy - Session 9

4. Communication Skills

Candidates demonstrate the ability to use communication skills to facilitate pupils' efforts to develop positive supportive relationships with teachers and peers through coursework in:

Psychology 270T-2 - Working with Diverse Students and Families 
  o Creating educational environments  that promote acceptance -
Section 1 - Session 2
  o Communication: Prejudice in language - Section 2 - Session 4
  o To Assess or Not: Language Acquisition, Stereotypes, Teacher Expectations, and Referrals- Section 4 - Session 2
*Psychology 279 - Consultation and Supervision
  o Consultation in School Setting/Communication Skills/ Problem Solving Model - Session 3
Psychology 282 - Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
  o Historical Context of Child Therapy - Session 2
  o Behavior Assessment System for Children - Session 3
Psychology 286 - Instructional Consultation and Intervention
  o Multicultural Issues in Instructional Consultation for ELL Students - Sessions 1
  o Teacher and Student Interviews – Session 2
*Counseling 201 - Seminar in Multicultural Aspects of Counseling 
  o Learning Objective - 3
  o Counseling and Therapy with Racial/Ethnic Minority Group Populations - Session 15,16
*Counseling 240 - Seminar in Counseling of Exceptional Children & Their Families
  o Outcome 5,6
  o Collaboration and Partnership (School support services) - Session 8
  o Fostering Effective Parent & Family Educational Advocacy - Session 9
Counseling 200 - Seminar in Counseling Techniques
  o Learning Objectives - 1,2
  o The Core condition Conditions - Lecture/Discussion, Basis Listening Skills, Levels of Empathy - Session 2

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