PSYC1071 - Choice Theory Basic Intensive Training

Community Services

Description

This course will enable the student to become familiar with the basic concepts of the Choice Theory approach and to develop tools to intergrate the powerful concept ou mindful choices.

Objectives

  • Understand how Choice Theory, as an internal control psychology, leads to healthy relationships in contrast to external control psychology that attempts to control others
    • Recognize how Choice Theory and Reality Therapy offer new ways of perceiving the world
    • Describe the false beliefs embedded in external control psychology
    • Name the seven disconnecting habits that destroy relationships
    • Name the seven connecting habits that develop strong and healthy relationships
  • Discover the five basic needs identified by Doctor William Glasser
    • Name the five basic needs of the Choice Theory
    • Explain the meaning of the most significant words in connection with the characteristics of the five basic needs
  • Understand the importance of establishing a connection between one’s own behaviors and one’s attempts to satisfy one or more of the five basic needs
    • Identify one’s personal profile while indicating the intensity level for each of the five needs
    • Identify one’s skill level and efficiency to meet the five needs
    • Recognize that the individual is solely responsible for meeting his or her basic needs
  • Become familiar with the important role played by the five senses
    • Demonstrate, for each of the five senses, activities that have a positive impact on one's life
    • Demonstrate, for each of the five senses, activities that have a negative impact on one's life
  • Understand the real world versus the perceived world
    • Explain, using examples, the difference between the real world and the perceived world
    • Describe the perceptual system filters (perceived world)
    • Identify the values and beliefs from family, social, religious and other environments
    • Explain how perception is unique to each individual
    • Explain the meaning of the most significant words in connection with the characteristics of perception
  • Discover the characteristics of the Quality World
    • Describe the meaning of “quality world” in the context of the Choice Theory
    • Explain the meaning of the most significant words in connection with the ten characteristics of the quality world
    • Recognize one’s quality world in connection with its values, beliefs, learning and knowledge
    • Establish a connection between one’s basic needs and the images of its quality world
  • Discover the four characteristics of the Comparing Place
    • Describe the intrinsic dynamics that occur when someone is in balance or imbalance (comparing place)
    • Explain how the connection between the individual’s perceptions and the individual’s images contained in its quality world influence one’s happiness
    • Explain the importance of recognizing one’s wants in the comparison process
  • Discover the eight characteristics of creativity
    • Explain the meaning of the most significant words in connection with the eight characteristics of creativity
  • Understand the importance of being aware of one’s creativity, which is unique
    • Determine the circumstances where the individual uses this creativity
    • Explain the organized behavior, reorganized behavior and the created behavior
  • Understand Glasser’s Total Behavior, illustrated by the « small car »
    • Explain the meaning of the most significant words in connection with the six characteristics of the global behavior
    • Describe the four inseparable components of the total behavior : actions, thoughts, feelings and physiology
    • Explain the meaning of the four components of the total behavior illustrated by the small car
    • Demonstrate that all behavior is a total behavior, including actions, thoughts, feelings and physiology
    • Demonstrate that any behavior is chosen
  • Become familiar with the components of the graphic representation of Choice Theory (adapted version)
    • Recognize the components of the graphic representation of Choice Theory
    • Identify the components of the graphic representation of Choice Theory
    • Describe the components of the graphic representation of Choice Theory
  • Apply Choice Theory
    • Question oneself regarding the Choice Theory Approach
    • Apply the Choice Theory approach in relationships within the following settings: the family, the couple, at school and at work
    • Apply the Choice Theory approach in relationships within the following settings: the family, the couple, at school and at work
    • Self-assess progress of the use of the Choice Theory approach versus external control psychology
    • Question one’s real want in order to better respond to one’s five needs
    • Practice self-questioning in order to integrate the Choice Theory approach with numerous online activities
    • Take advantage of coaching, as required, in the learning process and the application of the approach

Content Overview

  • Introduction 
  • Internal control psychology vs. external control psychology
  • Five basic needs according to Doctor William Glasser 
  • Sensory system – our five senses 
  • Real world versus perceived world-perceptual system  
  • Quality world
  • Comparing place represented by a scale
  • Comparison site represented by a balance 
  • Behavior system (the creativity) 
  • Total behavior (the small car) 
  • Graphic representation of Choice Theory
  • Introduction to Reality Therapy (application of Choice Theory)

Technological requirements

Instructor : Shruti tekwani

Instructor : Maureen Graig McIntosh

April 2020

  • Starts : 22 April 2020
  • 45 h
  • 649.00 CAD
  • Online
  • Instructor : Shruti tekwani
Register now !

May 2020

  • Starts : 05 May 2020
  • 45 h
  • 649.00 CAD
  • Online
  • Instructor : Maureen Graig McIntosh
Register now !
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