Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC119207 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 子どもの心と学び支援実習III
Subject Name
Subject Name in
The practice of the psychological and educational support to the child III
クリハラ シンジ,フカヤ タツシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  First Semester,  Year
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Year) Inte
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
(More Details)
Practical training-centered, discussions, and presentations by students 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students  
Keywords Psychological and educational support, Basic clinical skills, Psychoeducational support service,Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Elementary School Teacher Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to inquire what the class guidance and student guidance ought to be in elementary schools on the basis of children's actual situation (Practical student guidance ability). 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Psychoeducational Support is to support each child’s psychological/social, developmental, educational problems, based on psychology that aims to promote child’s growth through educational activity.
The program is focused for further development of professional practical skills in psychological educational support; building skills to provide the practical support (counselling skills) to the children with the difficulties, as well as skills to evaluate the suitableness of the support plan and the intervention. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance
lesson2 What is Psychoeducational Support service? I
lesson3 What is Psychoeducational Support service? II
lesson 4-28 Practicum training and Supervision
lesson 29-30 Summery

The major activity of the course is to participate as assistant for Learning Support or Educational Counseling Support at the “Niko Niko Room (School Education/Psychology Support Office)” which is operated by the Center for School Education Research and Development, and to attend to the case conferences, the seminars or the forums which is related to the course.
Therefore, the students will receive a guidance and lecture about psychoeducational support, its aim, and the schedule of the program on the first class.  From the second class, the students will start participating in the practicum and the case conferences.  Through the practicum and the case conferences, students will develop knowledge and skills about concrete interventional methods: showing empathy and/or grasp problem situation.
At the end of the course, summary and format of a final case report (final paper) will be explained. 
Recommended readings:
学会連合資格「学校心理士」認定運営機構(監) (2004) 『講座「学校心理士-理論と実践」第1-4巻』 北大路書房
学校心理士資格認定委員会(編) (2012) 『学校心理学ガイドブック第3版』 風間書房
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, handouts, audio material, video player, a computer and  a projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Before the first class, students are required to read the recommended reading materials to understand the concepts of the psychoeducational support and the psychoeducational support service.
Other readings will be suggested throughout the course depending on the activities and the case studies, to understand the theoretical background and meanings of the practicum. 
Requirements In this practicum, students are required to participate as an assistant for Learning Support or Educational Counseling Support at the “Niko Niko Room (School Education/Psychology Support Office)”, which is operated by the Center for School Education Research and Development, to attend to the case conferences, and the seminar or the forum.  The Learning Support activities are held in Wednesdays, and the Educational Counseling Support activities are held on Thursdays.  The students taking this course are required to attend to either (or both) activities.  The schedules are informed at the guidance and first class.
Note that “The practice of the psychological and educational support to the child I and II” are the prerequisite for the course.  For the students who had not met the prerequisite, but obtained required knowledge and skills for the practicum will need the approval from the instructor to register for the course. 
Grading Method Grading for the course will be evaluate by the following two categories:
-Performance in practicum (participation to the practicum/activity, development of skills) 60%
-Case Report 40% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This course is full-year courses, which includes first semester and second semester.
Due to the capacity of practicum facilities, there is limit for registration. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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