Previous chapters have examined key relational and procedural components of working competently within the consultation paradigm, including insights into the fundamental importance of content knowledge and counseling skills within consultation (Truscott et al., 2012). Another parallel between the consultation and counseling paradigms is the use of evidence-based approaches as a means of conceptualizing consultee/client issues and facilitating change. Behavioral consultation, for example, requires a solid grounding in behavioral theory and practice, particularly Bandura's social learning theory (Bandura, 1977). Here, behavior is learned and current behavior(s) can be replaced with new, more acceptable behavior(s). Structured behavioral assessments are also used by consultants and consultees to help determine a mutually agreed upon path for changing specific behaviors (Ysseldyke, Lekwa, ...
Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Consultation
Behavioral and cognitive-behavioral consultation