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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2005 - 2006

Module Title Classroom Mediation Skills
Module Code ES203
School School of Education Studies

Online Module Resources

Level 2 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
7 to enable students to respond effectively to problem type statements while interviewing 7 to create awareness of a solution focused process and how to utilise it in an interviewing situation 7 to enable students to use effective networking skills

Learning Outcomes
7 understand how problems may be presented in an interviewing situation 7 demonstrate skill in providing a solution orientated response when a problem is disclosed in an interview situation 7 master a range of intentional interviewing skills 7 act effectively in cross-sectoral activity and networking

Indicative Time Allowances
Independent Learning Time 75

Total 75
Assume that a 5 credit module load represents approximately 75 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus
· Rating Task: Assessing the urgency of the problem discloses · Negotiating: How to reach agreement on addressing issue presented · The Miracle Question: Empowering interviewee towards own solution · Future Scaling: Determining goals on addressing issue with interviewee · Referral: Determining when a referral is necessary and how to make one · Attending Behaviour: Basic Communication Skills · Listening: Observing · Advanced Skills and concepts in intentional interviewing · Skills integration in intentional interviewing · Networking: Meaning and Methodology · Professional Issues
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Indicative Reading List
Essential: Selekman, M Pathways to Change: Brief Therapy Solutions with Difficult Adolescents New York. Guildford, 1993 Ivey, A.E., Intentional Interviewing and Counselling, 3rd Ed. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks Cole, 1994 Rogers, B. (2000) Behavioural Management : A Whole- School Approach Independent Educational Consultant Rogers, B (2002)Teacher Leadership and Behaviour Management Edited by Independent Educational Consultant Supplementary: Cade, B. & O'Hanlon, W.H A Brief Guide to Brief Therapy, New York: Norton. 1993
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