Ch 7: Psychological Consultation & Collaboration in School Settings

About This Chapter

Learn about the issues involved in psychological consultation and collaboration in school settings. Watch videos and find out about business and community involvement in schools.

Psychological Consultation and Collaboration in School Settings - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you will be introduced to the problem-solving framework as the underpinning of all planning, implementing and evaluating academic and psychological services in the school environment. You'll learn about different behavioral, mental health, instructional and organizational consultation models. See how business decisions impact different stakeholders.

The chapter will also discuss the various different strategies employed for working with students' families. It will also talk about the various strategies for working with community agencies/providers to support a student's success. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Define the problem-solving framework that forms the basis for consultation and collaboration
  • Discuss the different school consultation types and how each is used
  • Explore how business decisions affect different stakeholders and how this affects students and schools
  • Explain different strategies for working with students' families
  • Describe the various strategies for working with community agencies and providers to promote and support student success

These concepts will be taught using a variety of media including brief, fun video lessons that will hold your interest and help you absorb the content. You'll be able to test your knowledge via self-assessment quizzes and read along with the videos with our lesson transcripts. We'll give you key terms you will need to know and help you locate sections in the videos you wish to revisit by providing convenient video tags. All these approaches have been developed by subject-matter experts in the field.

5 Lessons in Chapter 7: Psychological Consultation & Collaboration in School Settings
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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.

The Impact of Business Decisions on Stakeholders

3. The Impact of Business Decisions on Stakeholders

In this lesson, you will learn about the impact of business decisions on stakeholders and the various difficulties in making appropriate ethical decisions that result in fair outcomes for all constituents.

Strategies for Working with Families of Students

4. 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

5. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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