ECPSP 868 - Advanced Practicum in School Psychology Counseling and Crisis Intervention
Advanced Practicum in School Psychology Counseling and Crisis Intervention
This practicum provides students with practice in counseling with real clients in field settings and instructs students in crisis intervention. It gives them the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge about counseling obtained from ECPSP 778. Counseling Techniques for School Psychologists, to real situations. Students spend time weekly in the schools and learn to conceptualize cases and plan theirwork with clients. They present audiotaped sessions of their work in class on a regular basis where it is reviewed and critiqued. Ethical and legal issues as they relate to counseling are addressed. Students review evidence-based techniques for providing culturally responsive counseling to a variety of ethnic,cultural, and religious groups. They also learn procedures for threat assessment and gainknowledge of a multi-tiered approach to crisis intervention. Empirically validated programs for prevention and intervention of suicide, bullying, risky behaviors, school refusal, and violence are studied.
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