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School-Based Intervention Techniques - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you will learn about counseling approaches, including individual and group counseling, used in elementary schools. Find out about the different psychological issues faced by elementary school aged children and appropriate interventions for dealing with them. You will also be introduced to intervention strategies appropriate to children and youth at the middle and secondary school levels, as well as how to intervene appropriately based upon a child's developmental level.
College and university students present a different set of issues and needs. You'll find out about these issues, and the interventions best suited to resolving them, based upon the developmental needs of this population. You will also learn about behavioral approaches to therapy, and when the therapeutic technique know as applied behavioral analysis can be useful. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:
- Describe the psychological, social and educational issues most commonly faced by elementary aged children
- Explain the different intervention approaches used with children at different developmental levels
- Define psychological, social and educational issues common to middle and secondary school children
- Recognize intervention techniques suited for use with middle and secondary school aged children
- Explain common psychological, social and educational issues among college and university aged students
- Outline counseling strategies useful for helping college and university aged students
- Define applied behavioral analysis and for what populations this behavioral approach can be effective
These lessons are based around short, engaging video lessons taught by outstanding instructors. Along with the videos are self-assessment quizzes so you can assess your progress and lesson transcripts you can read along with the videos. Key terms are highlighted for your studying convenience and video tags will take you directly to the portion of a video you wish to review.
1. Counseling in Elementary Schools
Ever wonder what an elementary school counselor does? In this lesson, we will look into counseling at an elementary school, including types of counseling and strategies used in the process.
2. Common Issues with Elementary School Children
While childhood is meant to be a happy time, there are many children for whom it is a time of emotional difficulty. This lesson looks into some challenges that are common to elementary-aged children.
3. Counseling in Middle/Secondary Schools
How do middle and high school counselors guide their students? In this lesson, we're going to look into the different formats they use and how these benefit their students.
4. Common Issues with Middle/Secondary School Children
You may have had a tough time during your middle or high school years; during that time, it's common for teens to go through various emotional challenges. Here, we will look into several issues that are commonly faced during this time.
5. Counseling in Colleges and Universities
College can be an exciting time of life. But for many students, it can also bring about common emotional challenges, like depression, anxiety, addiction, ADHD, and eating disorders.
6. Behavioral Approaches in Therapy
What is the relationship between the stimulus-response model, applied behavior analysis, social-cognitive theory, and changing behavior? Is there really more than one way to look at behavioral therapy?
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