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Ch 23: Psychological Consultation & Collaboration in Schools

About This Chapter

Use the lessons in this chapter as a comprehensive overview of methods for providing psychological consultation and collaboration services in the school environment.

Psychological Consultation & Collaboration in Schools - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help you brush up on strategies for providing psychological consultation and collaboration to schools. You'll also review techniques for integrating families and the community into the school environment. Specifically, you'll explore:

  • Community involvement in schools
  • Working with students' families
  • Family systems and non-traditional families
  • Business decisions' effect on stakeholders
  • Problem-solving framework for consultation

The lessons in this chapter have been developed by expert educators in the field to help you easily absorb and retain a particular point or concept. Each consists of a short video illustrating the material. Along with it come a transcript for text-based learning, and as a great resource for taking notes. The transcripts also highlight key vocabulary terms and phrases. You can take a self-assessment quiz after each lesson to test your knowledge. Track your progress through the chapter from your dashboard.

7 Lessons in Chapter 23: Psychological Consultation & Collaboration in Schools
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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.

Family Systems: Definition and Types

6. 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.

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.

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