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Ch 9: Consultation & Collaboration in School Psychology

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to improve your knowledge about the uses of consultation and collaborations when problem solving, school consultation models, family systems and the involvement of families and communities in school psychology.

Consultation & Collaboration in School Psychology - Chapter Summary

Completing the activities of this chapter will help you improve your knowledge about the role of consultations and collaboration in school psychology. Watch our professional instructors in a series of lesson videos as they describe the functions and systems used when collaborating. After these lesson videos, you should have a better understanding of:

  • Problem-solving frameworks with consultation and collaboration
  • Working with different school consultation models
  • Types of family systems
  • Getting families and communities involved in school psychology

These lesson videos are mobile device-friendly so that you can view them at any time or place your mobile devices work. Following these lessons, take the lesson quizzes to find out what topics you don't understand, then fortify your knowledge of these topics by returning to the lessons via video tags or lesson transcripts. Also, take the chapter exam to test your overall comprehension of the material presented in this chapter.

11 Lessons in Chapter 9: Consultation & Collaboration in School Psychology
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Problem-Solving Framework as a Basis for Consultation & Collaboration

1. Problem-Solving Framework as a Basis for Consultation & Collaboration

In this lesson, we will define and look at a problem-solving framework, and discuss how this can help create a foundation on which to base consultation and collaboration for the goal of solving problems.

School Consultation Models: Definition & Types

2. School Consultation Models: Definition & Types

School counselors use three types of consultation models when working with students, teachers, parents, and other professionals for the benefit of students. In this lesson, we will learn more about each consultation type.

Family Systems: Definition and Types

3. Family Systems: Definition and Types

Families come in all shapes and sizes. In this lesson, we'll examine what makes a family, as well as some common types of families, including nuclear, matrifocal, extended, and blended families.

Murray Bowen's Family Systems Theory

4. Murray Bowen's Family Systems Theory

Unless you were raised by wolves, your family has an influence on you. Murray Bowen's family systems theory looks at people in the context of their family relationships. In this lesson, we'll look at some key concepts for family systems theory.

Cross-Cultural Communication: Definition, Strategies & Examples

5. Cross-Cultural Communication: Definition, Strategies & Examples

Cross-cultural communication is imperative for companies that have a diverse workforce and participate in the global economy. It is important for employees to understand the factors that are part of an effective, diverse workforce.

Influences on Family Communication: Culture, Gender & Technology

6. Influences on Family Communication: Culture, Gender & Technology

We communicate with all sorts of people, so what makes families any different? In this lesson, we are going to look a bit closer at communication within the family and discover what sort of influences play into how, when, and why we even try.

What Is a Non-Traditional Family? - Definition of Options

7. What Is a Non-Traditional Family? - Definition of Options

Although traditional families once dominated many neighborhoods, today, there are lots of ways to form a family beyond the traditional idea of a married mother and father raising children.

Strategies for Working with Families of Students

8. Strategies for Working with Families of Students

From the first day of school, it becomes clear that each student enters the classroom with a unique worldview, generally instilled in them by their family. In this lesson, we'll discuss some general strategies for bringing students' families into the educational conversation.

Strategies for Community Involvement in Education

9. Strategies for Community Involvement in Education

Schools that work with community agencies are often better able to support student success. This lesson gives strategies for building relationships with community agencies and why that's beneficial.

Collaboration as a Reflective Practice for Teachers

10. Collaboration as a Reflective Practice for Teachers

Have you ever felt isolated as a teacher and thought about collaboration? In this lesson, we will discuss some different forms of collaborative, reflective professional development for educators that allow teachers to learn from one another and view their own instructional practices in a more objective way.

Dealing with Difficult Parents as a Teacher

11. Dealing with Difficult Parents as a Teacher

As teachers, we are often encouraged to form good relationships with parents. Yet not every parent is so easy to relate to or communicate with. This lesson will give you some ideas about how to deal with difficult parents in your teaching practice.

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