PY 812B: Consultation-Theory and Practice II
Synonym:51680 (for web registration)
Meeting Schedule:Sat 2/9 - 2/10 (9:00AM-4:59PM)
Competency Area: Clinical Techniques and Methods/Interventions
Required of and Restricted to Year III students who took PY 812A Consultation: Theory and Practice I.
This weekend course examines the role of psychologists as consultants in mental health settings and in the community. A variety of consulting experiences is explored including case consultation, participation in interdisciplinary teams, and the psychologist as expert in dealing with diverse individuals, groups and organizations. The course examines issues of contacting, data gathering, diagnosis, intervention, evaluation and follow-up. Implications of the consultant’s role in education, training and organizational development are addressed. Participants have the opportunity to apply consultation skills in experiential exercises and also examine the possible consultancy aspect of their practicum role. This course is a continuation of Consultation: Theory and Practice I.