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Consultation in Educational Settings (EDUC90221)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 6.25On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeEDUC90221
Campus
Parkville
Availability
September
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

The unit deals with the role of the educational psychologist as a consultant in helping to maximise to develop an organizational policy and intervention programs on a topics such as discipline, bullying, dealing with trauma, or integration. The program addresses the issues relating to negotiation and consultation, gaining entry into an organisation and the role of the consultant as a collaborative problem solver who works in some circumstances directly and in others indirectly in providing services to an educational community. There is an emphasis on developing the skills that enable an educational psychologist negotiate a consultation in an educational setting; consult with parents and teachers to increase their effectiveness in resolving the psychological and learning problems of children and adolescents; to become a change agent in an organisation (in particular a school); and to deliver a consultation in a team.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the subjects students should be able to:

  • Offer a consultation to an organisation (a particular exemplar of which will be the school);
  • Negotiate a consultation in an educational setting;
  • Consult with parents and teachers to increase their effectiveness in resolving the psychological and learning problems of children and adolescents;
  • Become a change agent in an organisation (in particular a school);
  • Deliver a consultation in a team;
  • Develop skills to consult with organizations and develop the capacity to become a change agent.

Generic skills

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Develop skills to consult with organizations and develop the capacity to become a change agent.

Last updated: 11 November 2018