Chapter 1- Fundamentals of Collaboration
Chapter 2- Interpersonal Problem Solving
Chapter 3- Teams
Chapter 4- Consultation
Miscellaneous

100

Professionals must share all goals in order to collaborate.
False

100

All participants should have a voice in both problem identification and the identification and selection of solutions to the problem.
True

100

Counselors are considered to be direct service providers on student centered teams.
True

100

Clinical consultation is particularly valuable for increasing parent involvement in the child’s education.
False

100

It is expected that trust and respect will be developed immediately among group members in order for work to be successful.
False

200

Although individuals cannot be forced to collaborate, school mandates may be present but individuals who are willing to experiment can add voluntariness to the mandate and produce successful outcomes.
True

200

Brainstorming is not productive for small problem-solving groups and is best used when there are many participants to give input.
False

200

Students may be members of their own student-centered team.
True

200

The individualization and modification of consultation models is acceptable if the major assumptions and procedures are not altered.
True

200

Brainwriting is a productive option for topics that may be sensitive or emotionally charged.
True

300

Each of the following is a reason why collaboration is integral to today’s schools except A. many school professionals have increased responsibilities that are more realistically addressed together. B. the influence of the No Child Left Behind Act. C. collaborative practices are always the most appropriate form of problem solving. D. the continued trend toward inclusive practices.
C

300

Which of the following is not an example of interpersonal problem solving? A. team meetings to determine a student’s placement B. planning sessions with teachers regarding how to adapt instruction for a student C. deciding to move an easily distracted student closer to the teacher D. meeting with parents regarding how to improve their child’s behavior
C

300

Which of the following is not a challenge regarding awareness of team membership? A. lack of clarity regarding membership B. transient team membership C. shared goals of team members D. the dynamic nature of school teams
C

300

Within the problem-solving process, which describes problem identification? A. the establishment of a goal for interaction B. the physical and psychological beginning of a series of interactions C. carrying out the planned intervention D. the determination of intervention success
A

300

At what stage is a team redefining and establishing role relationships and procedures? A. performing B. forming C. storming D. norming
D

400

Each of the following is a reason why collaboration is integral to today’s schools except A. many school professionals have increased responsibilities that are more realistically addressed together. B. the influence of the No Child Left Behind Act. C. collaborative practices are always the most appropriate form of problem solving. D. the continued trend toward inclusive practices.
A

400

Which of the following is not an example of interpersonal problem solving? A. team meetings to determine a student’s placement B. planning sessions with teachers regarding how to adapt instruction for a student C. deciding to move an easily distracted student closer to the teacher D. meeting with parents regarding how to improve their child’s behavior
D

400

Which is an example of a direct service delivery team? A. IEP team B. grade-level team C. intervention assistance team D. teacher assistance team
B

400

When implementing the behavioral consultation model, the following are all potential concerns except A. parents and teachers may object to seemingly coercive behavioral principles. B. the lack of research to support a behavioral consultation model. C. parents and teachers may lack the understanding of the necessary behavioral principles to carry out the proposed interventions. D. the ethical dilemma of accommodating teacher and parent preferences above true student needs.
B

400

Which two models of consultation are particularly applicable to schools? A. mental health and organizational B. organizational and clinical C. mental health and behavioral D. behavioral and clinical
D

500

Define interpersonal collaboration
A style for direct interaction between at least two coequal parties engaged in shared decision making as they work toward a common goal

500

What are at least three reasons why a group of professionals may decide not to solve a problem?
Lack of time, skills, or specialization in addressing the problem; problem is beyond the control of those trying to address it; loss of commitment by others in problem solving; when it is determined that problem solving is not the best approach

500

Define an educational team.
A set of interdependent individuals with unique skills and perspectives who interact directly to achieve their mutual goal of providing students with effective educational programs and services

500

Define school consultation
A voluntary process in which one professional assists another to address a problem involving a third party

500

Discuss at least three benefits of consultation.
Consultation can support students in the least restrictive environment, serve a preventative role, provide professional development, and efficiently deploy the professional resources in a school