Basis of Pedagogical Counselling
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Pedagoogilise nõustamise alused
Course title in English
Basis of Pedagogical Counselling
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
autumn - spring
Assessment form
lecturer of 2018/2019  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To create opportunities for acknowledging the role of the ethical special pedagogue in the context of teamwork. To create prerequisites for developing a systematic and complex understanding of the counselling process.
To provide opportunities for familiarising themselves with various methods and techniques used in the counselling process. To support the development of preparedness to work with various target groups.
Brief description of the course
The content of ethics; the emergence and evolution of ethics throughout history; teachers´ ethics. The psychology of communication, forms of communication, different techniques of communication, familiarising themselves with students with special needs in different contexts.
Independent work
Reading compulsory literature, acquiring the basic concepts, preparing for the examination. Contacting people with special needs, preparing for an interview, conducting a conversation, formalising the case study, preparing for presentation. Choosing, working through, analysing and formalising in writing the professional literature, and preparing an oral presentation.

Learning outcomes in the course
The student: - is aware of the professional ethics of the pedagogue; - is able to identify the need for counselling, and to use the counselling situation in a systematic and complex way; - is aware of the techniques of communicating with different target groups; - follows and values ethical principles related to the counselling process; - is able to analyse their activities and role in the counselling process.
Assessment methods
PhD Tiiu Tammemäe
Study literature
McLeod (2007) Nõustamisoskus, Väike vanker
Kidron, A. (2002). Nõustamispsühholoogia. Tallinn: Mondo
Kidron, A. (2003). Nõustamiskunst.
Kidron, A. (2003) Psühholoogilise nõustamise alused. Tallinn: Mondo
Corey, G. (2001) Juhtumi analüüs nõustamises ja psühhoteraapias (I ptk) OÜ Väike Vanker
Replacement literature
Bachman, T., Maruste, R. (2001) Psühholoogia alused.
Cormier, W.H., Cormier, L.S. (1998) Interviewing strategies for helpers. Pacific Grove.
Corey, G. (1996) Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy. Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
Hakney, H.L. & Cormier, L.S. (1996) The professional counselor. Boston: Ally and Bacon.
Laane, E., Laane, K. (1999) Teavet probleemkäitumiste ennetustööks.
Paloheimo, M (2001) Lapsepõlve mõjud.
Miller, W.R., Rollnick, S. (2002) Motivational Interviewing – preparing people to change.
Berne, E. (2001) Suhtlemismängud.
Chazan, M. jt. (2001) Eemaletõmbunud, üksildaste laste ja noorukite abistamine.
Krips, H. (2003) Suhtlemisoskustest õpetamisel ja juhtimisel. TÜ Kirjastus
Krull, E. (2000) Pedagoogilise psühholoogia käsiraamat TÜ Kirjastus
Stone, D. & Patton, B. & Henn, S. Rasked kõnelused. OÜ Väike Vanker
Teivelaur, M. (2003) Ego kaitsemehhanismid Kirjastus Külim