Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 hours |
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This subject may be taken by 312AA Master of Educational Psychology and G02AA Master of Educational Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy students only.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Terry Bowles
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
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.
On completion of the subjects students should be able to:
A consultation package to an organisation in the form of a program that addresses contemporary issues of concern to the educational system (100 per cent).
Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
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Erchul, W. P. & Martens, B. K. (1997). School Consultation: Conceptual and empirical bases of practice. New York: Plenum.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||www.education.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Educational Psychology |
Master of Educational Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy
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