Courses: Reinforcing Respectful Prof. Boundaries

Course Details:
Teachers face a multitude of pressures and challenges in the modern classroom. Boundaries between the professional educator and the student can become blurred. With evolutions in social media and 'student-centred' education approaches, the potential for the blurring of boundaries increases. Through discussion and scenario analysis, this 3-day, face-to-face course will explore the moral and ethical gray zones that surface in professional realtionships. Learners will define and identify the types of behaviours and situations that could threaten professional teacher conduct and stature. Finally, participants will acquire assertive communication strategies to respectfully and clearly articulate professional boundaries when challenged. Teachers will then be able to connect authentically with studetns while maintaining boundaries.

Course Code: COUN-1037
Department: Centre for Couns/Comm Safety
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