May 18, 2022  
2012-2014 Graduate Catalog 
    
2012-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ED 6060 - Counseling Techniques and Family Advocacy in Special Education


(2)

This course is designed to develop personal dispositions and skills necessary to effectively collaborate and conference with parents, caregivers, professional and families of children and youth with mild/moderate cross-categorical (MM/CC) disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on applying these skills across multicultural settings. Principles and procedures for fostering collaborative partnerships that lead to outcomes of mutual empowerment will be examined. Self-awareness and human relations skills will be developed. Candidates will engage in reflection on their own personal schemata and belief systems with respect to actively involving parents/caregivers in their children’s education. Technology and resources related to self-determination, parent and family support networks, and community services will be explored.