It is inevitable that school crisis will occur. In international schools, school counselors are the first responders of members of the school's crisis team. The purpose of this course is to prepare students for dealing with crisis situations they will encounter as an International School Counselor. Students will spend time reflecting on how people deal with crises, exploring their own crisis experiences, and begin to develop skills for crisis intervention. students will also examine some of the relevant research on crises, resolution, and resilience for International populations. However, the major focus throughout the course will be on applying principles of crisis response to cases encountered in practice. Prior cases have included:
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for:
Course Materials: All students will be supplied with access to materials via Google Drive. The Google Drive contains additional required reading materials which will be updated often. The instructor will give a week's notice before covering them in class. The following recommended text is provided to assist students in building a professional library, but may not be explicitly covered in class.
Text, Crisis Counseling, Intervention, and Prevention in the Schools (3rd edition) by Jonathan Sandoval available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore
Participants currently or formerly have worked in an international counselor position.
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