This unit of study focuses on ethical and professional skills for school psychology. The focus is on the components of successful work in schools including areas such as collaborative teamwork, techniques for consultation, systemic approaches, and preventative and proactive approaches within school specific contexts, in relation to work with children and adolescents, and their families.
3.5 hrs/wk for 4 wks
Prepare a planned interactive presentation to students, peers, staff and/or parents in a school setting on a topic relevant to the role and work of school counsellors, 2000 words including summary handout of a selected topic in the area of professional and personal practice (from a set of approved topics) with an emphasis on establishing the School Counsellor's professional credibility and adherance to ethical practices. References to codes of ethics and the School Counselling Handbook are to be included in the plan (100%)
EDMT5625 and EDMT5623