School-Based Collaboration with Families: Constructing Family-School-Agency Partnerships That Work / Edition 1

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Traditionally, when students have shown signs of problematic behavior, they have been removed from the conventional classroom environment and placed in special education classes, individual counseling, psychological testing, rehabilitation centers, and the like. Yet as dropout rates, drug addiction, and other problems continue to increase among our youth, it is clear that a more effective approach is needed. Drawing on a wealth of practical experience, J. Brien O'Callaghan shows that there is indeed a better way to help students overcome their problems

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555425272
  • Publisher: Collaborative Solutions
  • Publication date: 7/28/2003
  • Series: Social and Behavioral Science Ser.
  • Edition description: 1st
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,479,702
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

The Author
1 A Blueprint for Collaboration 3
2 Collaborative Assessment and Intervention 23
3 Leadership Within the Ecosystem 37
4 The Importance of Direct Communication 53
5 Assessment Skills for Collaborators 69
6 Training for Systems Interventions 84
7 Children Misdiagnosed with Intrapsychic Problems 103
8 When Child Managers Disagree 118
9 Underinvolved Fathers or Other Family Members 130
10 Helpers Outside the Nuclear Family 141
11 The Politics of Collaboration 153
12 From Pilot Projects to Standard Practices 169
References 183
Index 197
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