School Psychology for the 21st Century, Second Edition: Foundations and Practices / Edition 2

School Psychology for the 21st Century, Second Edition: Foundations and Practices / Edition 2

by Kenneth W. Merrell, Ruth A. Ervin, Gretchen Gimpel Peacock
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1609187520

ISBN-13: 9781609187521

Pub. Date: 12/02/2011

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

A leading introductory text, this authoritative volume comprehensively describes the school psychologist's role in promoting positive academic, behavioral, and emotional outcomes for all students. The book emphasizes a problem-solving-based, data-driven approach to practice in today's diverse schools. It grounds the reader in the concepts and tools needed to become

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A leading introductory text, this authoritative volume comprehensively describes the school psychologist's role in promoting positive academic, behavioral, and emotional outcomes for all students. The book emphasizes a problem-solving-based, data-driven approach to practice in today's diverse schools. It grounds the reader in the concepts and tools needed to become a competent, ethical practitioner; implement and evaluate multi-tiered interventions; and facilitate systems-level change. Useful pedagogical features include illustrative vignettes and end-of-chapter discussion questions and activities. New to This Edition: *Incorporates up-to-date research findings and professional standards. *Expanded coverage of response to intervention, cultural and linguistic diversity issues, and evidence-based practice in mental health. *Chapter on legal issues includes expanded coverage of IDEIA and other recent federal mandates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609187521
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/02/2011
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
380
Sales rank:
716,021
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Field of School Psychology
2. The Historical Context of School Psychology
3. The Changing Face of School Psychology: Responding Effectively to Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, with Elsa Arroyos
4. Becoming a School Psychologist: Training and Credentialing Issues
5. Working as a School Psychologist: Employment Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges
6. Legal and Ethical Issues in School Psychology
7. Facilitating Change through Data-Driven Problem Solving: A Model for School Psychology Practice
8. The School Psychologist’s Role in Assessment: Models, Methods, and Trends in Gathering, Organizing, and Analyzing Data
9. The School Psychologist’s Role in Prevention and Intervention: Part 1. Academic Skills
10. The School Psychologist’s Role in Prevention and Intervention: Part 2. Mental Health and Social–Emotional Behavior
11. The School Psychologist's Role in Collaboration, Consultation, and Facilitation of Systems Change
12. The School Psychologist’s Role in Research and Evaluation
13. Moving the Field Forward: Mapping the Future of School Psychology
Appendix A. American Psychological Association Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (Revised 2010)Appendix B. National Association of School Psychologists Principles for Professional Ethics (Revised 2010)

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