Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 
    Feb 01, 2023  
Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPEC 771 - Empathetic Teaching and Therapeutic Communication

Credits 3
Recommneded prior coursework: SPEC-605/705, SPEC-703. Allows candidates to demonstrate proficiency in evidence-based knowledge, skills and abilities, using multi-faceted strategies and interventions, using empathic and therapeutic teaching methods to engage students with emotional or behavioral disorders emotionally, socially and academically. Candidates use therapeutic communication skills to collaborate with students, families and service providers. Addresses issues of teacher disposition and insight in relating to students with emotional or behavioral disorders, including a faith-based approach to meeting student needs.
May not be audited. Faculty consent required.