CED601 Consultation in the Schools
Lead Faculty: Dr. Sonia Rodriguez
This course introduces School Counseling and Psychologist candidates to collaborative consultation leadership techniques and models, including communication, diplomacy and interpersonal skills necessary toward effective consultation at the individual, group, and systems level.
- Compare Consultation/Collaborative models to be used when addressing student issues.
- Foster "collegial" relationships with school administration, staff, parents, teachers and the community to provide support systems that will help maximize the potential of all children and youth in accordance with the school vision, mission, goals and objectives.
- Collaborate and consult with appropriate school staff to monitor and develop data-driven interventions for students with behavior and learning problems while advocating for all students in an ethical manner and showing value for multicultural differences.
- Analyze the results of collaborative student Individual Planning meetings and other diverse professional group meetings with administration, school staff, parents and community being mindful of students' best interests.