Distance Counseling for Parents in Early Intervention: A Competence-Based Approach



The article outlines the methodological framework, methods, tools and procedures for implementation of distance counseling of parents in early intervention within the competence-based approach. The approach testing was carried out during 2 years in 29 mothers of children aged 1 year and 4 months to 5,5 years with various diagnoses: “childhood autism” (n=12), “Down syndrome, unspecified” (n=3), “cerebral palsy, unspecified” (n=7), “other specified chromosome abnormalities” (n=4), “mixed specific developmental disorder” (n=1), “pervasive developmental disorder, unspecified” (n=2). Implementation of the approach, as well as its possibilities and limitations, are pointed out in the description of 2 cases.

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Keywords: distance counseling, parents, early intervention, family-centered model, competence-based approach, coaching, video analysis, activity, participation, international classification of functioning

Journal rubric: Methods and Techniques

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/cpse.2019080209

For citation: Kazmin A.M., Slovokhotova O.V. Distance Counseling for Parents in Early Intervention: A Competence-Based Approach [Elektronnyi resurs]. Klinicheskaia i spetsial'naia psikhologiia = Clinical Psychology and Special Education, 2019. Vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 159–184. DOI: 10.17759/cpse.2019080209. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Aleksandr M. Kazmin, PhD in Medicine, Professor, Department of Neuro and Pathopsychology of Development, Faculty of Clinical and Special Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1748-2574, e-mail: mgppukprd@gmail.com

Olga V. Slovokhotova, psychologist, Regional Public Organization to Help Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders «Contact», Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8998-2287, e-mail: nicecreamol9@gmail.com



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