Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Psychology Program
Lecture Code WMC28000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 教育分野に関する理論と支援の展開
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Support Theory and Applications in Educational Area
イシダ ユミ,オガタ アキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Year
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Year) Inte:To be announced.
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture-oriented,Discussion, Presentation of students 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students Open to students of Clinical Psychology Practice and Research Course
Keywords Kouninshinrishi, School counselor, clinical psychology in school 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
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Class Objectives
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●Class goals
Psychological support in the field of school education has been provided in Japan by "school counselor" who is mainly clinical psychologist. School counselor provides a variety of support such as counseling for children and parents and support for teachers in the organization of school and the community including schools. This course aims to acquire basic school counseling knowledge, theory, and techniques required of Kouninshinrishi regarding psychological support for problems in the school education area.
●Summary of class
First, we outline the history of clinical psychology in the field of school education in Japan and the uniqueness and expertise of school counseling. Next, we will give lectures on basic knowledge and theory about methods of support for children and parents, and methods for support for teachers in teaching and supporting children.
Class Schedule lesson1 History and current status of school counseling in Japan
lesson2 Role and ability of the school counselor
lesson3 Uniqueness, expertise and professional ethics of School counselor
lesson4 Theory and practice of psychological support for children
lesson5 Theory and practice of psychological support for parents
lesson6 Theory and practice of psychological support for teachers
lesson7 Middle summary and reflection (student's presentation)
lesson8 The practice of psychological support for school refusal
lesson9 The practice of psychological support for bullying problems
lesson10 The Practice of psychological support for developmental disorders
lesson11 Cooperation system (collaboration) in school
lesson12 Collaboration with other specialized organizations
lesson13 Theory and practice on emergency support (incidents and accidents)
lesson14 Theory and practice on emergency support (natural disasters)
lesson15 Final summary and reflection (student's presentation)

No exams, Reports submission 
We will introduce them as appropriate. 
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Preparation and
In school counseling, even in the psychological support provided by Kouninshinrishi and Clinical psychologist, especially applied knowledge and skills are required, so it is not possible to learn in this class alone. Therefore, we would like you to read the literature and case reports related to school counseling for yourself as a preparatory study and review and actively inflate the image. 
Grading Method Final report assignment (50%), active participation (discussion) (50%) 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Teachers who are certified psychologists provide practical training. 
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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