The School Services Sourcebook: A Guide for School-Based Professionals [NOOK Book]


This comprehensive sourcebook covers every aspect of school service delivery, arming practitioners with the nuts and bolts of evidence-based practice. Each of the 114 chapters serves as a detailed intervention map, beginning with a summary of the problem area and moving directly into step-by-step instructions on how to implement an evidence-based program with distinct goals in mind and methods to measure the outcome. School-based professionals in need of ready access to information on mental health disorders, ...
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This comprehensive sourcebook covers every aspect of school service delivery, arming practitioners with the nuts and bolts of evidence-based practice. Each of the 114 chapters serves as a detailed intervention map, beginning with a summary of the problem area and moving directly into step-by-step instructions on how to implement an evidence-based program with distinct goals in mind and methods to measure the outcome. School-based professionals in need of ready access to information on mental health disorders, developmental disabilities, health promotion, child abuse, dropout prevention, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, group work, family interventions, culturally competent practice, policy, ethics, legal issues, community involvement, accountability, and funding can now find high-quality and easy-to-implement strategies at their fintertips.

A concise, user-friendly format orients readers to each issue with a Getting Started section, then moves smoothly into What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Points to Remember. Quick-reference tables and charts highlight the most important information needed for daily reference, and lists of further reading and Web resources guide readers in gathering additional information to tailor their practice to suit their students' needs. Each chapter has been specifically crafted by leaders in their fields with the ultimate goal of giving school-based practitioners the tools they need to deliver the best mental health and social services possible to students, families, and communities.
This is a must-have reference for all school-based social workers, psychologists, counselors, mental health professionals, and educators.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199884117
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 1/7/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 21 MB
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Meet the Author

Cynthia Franklin, Ph.D., is Professor and Stiernberg/Spencer Family Professor in Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work, where she is Coordinator of the clinical concentration. Dr. Franklin is an internationally known leader in school social work and school mental health practice and has published widely on topics such as dropout prevention, clinical assessment, the effectiveness of solution-focused therapy in school settings, and adolescent pregnancy prevention. She served as the past Editor-in-Chief of The National Association of Social Workers' journal Children in Schools. She is co-principal investigator of a solution-focused, alternative high school project for dropout prevention funded by The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.

Mary Beth Harris, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Central Florida. As a social work practitioner in the U.S.-Mexico border region for twenty years before entering social work education, she brings a bicultural perspective to her work. Her research and writing continue to reflect a strong bond with Mexican culture and with the needs and concerns of Hispanic populations. Dr. Harris teaches across the social work practice curriculum. Much of her research and writing centers on school social work. Her current clinical research is on Taking Charge, a school-based life skills intervention that she developed for adolescent mothers, promoting high school graduation and financial self-sufficiency.

Paula Allen-Meares, Ph.D., is Dean, Norma Radin Collegiate Professor of Social Work, and Professor of Education at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include the tasks and functions of social workers employed in educational settings; psychopathology in children, adolescents, and families; adolescent sexuality; premature parenthood; and various aspects of social work practice. She is the principal investigator of the School's Global Program on Youth, an initiative supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation; co-principal investigator of the NIMH Social Work Research Center on Poverty, Risk, and Mental Health; and a co-investigator on an NIMH research grant.

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Table of Contents

1 School-based, adolescent suicidality : lethality assessments and crisis intervention protocols 3
2 Psychopharmacological treatment for child and adolescent mental disorders
3 Effective interventions for students with conduct disorder
4 Effective interventions for students with ADHD
5 Effective interventions with oppositional defiant disorder
6 Effective interventions for students with separation anxiety disorder
7 Effective interventions for students with obsessive-compulsive disorder
8 Effective interventions for adolescents with depression
9 Effect interventions for students with bipolar disorder
10 Effective interventions for students with eating disorder
11 Effective interventions for students with schizophroenia and other psychotic disorders
12 Effective interventions for students with autism and Asperger's syndrome
13 Effective strategies for working with students who have co-occuring disorders
14 Understanding the use of mental health classifications and DSM IV-TR in schools
15 Working with parents regarding their children's mental disorders : engagement
16 Working with students with mental retardation who exhibit severe challenging behavior
17 Improving educational and behavioral performance of students with learning disabilities
18 Effective classroom interventions for students with physical disabilities
19 What does the research evidence say about inclusion practices?
20 Building successful alliances with health care professionals
21 Substance abuse prevention: effective school-based programs
22 Substance abuse at elementary age: effective interventions
23 Screening substance use/abuse of middle and high school students
24 Effective HIV prevention in schools
25 Effective STD Prevention
26 Effective cognitive-behavioral interventions for self-mutiliation
27 Integrative, solution-oriented approaches with self-harming adolescents
28 Primary prevention of pregnancy: effective school-based programs
29 Best school-based practices with adolescent parents
30 Effective management of obesity for school children
31 Identifying child abuse or neglect strategies in a school setting
32 Laws and procedures for reporting child abuse : an overview
33 Helping students who have been physically or sexually abused : strategies and interventions
34 Building effective alliances with child protective services and other
35 Helping children in foster care and other residential placements succeed in school
36 Increasing school attendance : effective strategies and interventions
37 Enhancing skills with students vulnerable to underachievement and academic failure
38 Guides for designing and establishing alternative school programs for dropout prevention
39 Evidence-based violence prevention programs and best implementation practices
40 Creating a violence-free school climate/culture
41 Assessing and predicting risk of violence : empirically-based methods
42 Bullying : best practices for prevention and intervention in schools
43 An evidence-based approach to management of students who wish to harm others
44 Peer conflict : effective resolution strategies
45 Using social and emotional learning to address conflicts in the classroom
46 Acquaintance sexual assault and sexual harassment among teens
47 Enhancing conflict resolution through family and school staff alliances : planning for parent/guardian participation in conferences
48 Engaging adolescents in prevention of sexual assault and harassment
49 Effective interventions with dating violence and domestic violence
50 Effective intervention with gangs and gang members
51 Connecting school based practices and juvenile justice
52 Developing school wide and district wide
53 Immediate school-based intervention following violent crises
54 Best practice grief work with students in the schools
55 Grief work with elementary and middle school students : walking with hope when a child grieves
56 Designing and facilitating support groups and therapy groups with adolescents : importance of the topic for schools
57 Designing and facilitating groups with children
58 Design and utility of life skills groups in schools
59 Guidelines for making effective presentations in schools
60 Conducting in-service training and continuing education for staff and teachers
61 Effective strategies for promoting parental involvement : an overview
62 Effective strategies for involving parents in schools
63 Building effective family support programs and interventions
64 Best models of family therapy
65 Working with oppositional youth using brief strategic family therapy
66 What parents and teachers should know : effective treatments for youth with ADHD
67 Solution-focused, brief therapy interventions for students at risk to dropout, Cynthia Franklin, Johnny Kim
68 Effective intervening with students from single-parent familes and their parents
69 Working with families from religious fundamentalist backgrounds
70 Intervening with students and families who frequently relocate or are homeless
71 Students living in the care of grandparents
72 Home visiting : essential guidelines for home visits and engaging with families
73 Working with culturally/racially diverse students to improve connection to school and academic performance
74 Mental health interventions with Latino students in multi-cultural school environments : a framework for assessing biases and developing cultural competence
75 Advancing a positive school climate for students, families and staff
76 Engaging with culturally and racially diverse families
77 Building relationships between diverse families and school personnel
78 Case management intervention with immigrant and refugee students and families
79 Working with American Indian students and families
80 Multiple Hispanic cultures : considerations for working with students and families
81 Working collaboratively with African American students, their families, cultural networks, and school environments
82 Inter-race, trans-race : the postmodern youth culture
83 Working with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students
84 Helping schools meet the mandates of federal policies : no child left behind and other cutting edge federal policies
85 Influencing the local education authority and changing policies in the local school, school district and state
86 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
87 HIPAA and the electronic transfer of student information
88 Guidelines for confidentiality: writing progress notes and storing confidential information
89 Professional ethical codes : applications to common ethical dilemmas
90 Guidelines for writing an effecting psychological assessment report
91 Guidelines for writing an effective service plan for children with disabilities
92 Employed by the school? : essential functions of a school-based case manager
93 Want to work with schools? : what's involved in successful linkages?
94 Teacher and principal consultations : best practices
95 Mapping a school's resources to improve their use in preventing and ameliorating problems
96 Writing a contract with a community agency for a school-based service
97 Best practices for designing and developing school-based health centers
98 Best practice in expanded school mental health services
99 Linking school social work interventions to educational outcomes
100 Constructing data management systems for tracking accountability
101 Identifying and using effective outcome measures
102 Using the school's database system to construct accountability tools
103 Guideline for writing a report the effectively demonstrates accountability
104 Understanding the new environment of public school funding : how student support services are funded
105 How to obtain medicaid funding for school-based health and mental health services
106 Guidelines for writing a successful grant and developing foundation and business support
107 Licensing, certification, and credentialing of school social workers and other school mental health professionals
108 Professional requirements for school social work and other school mental health professions
109 When supervisor and supervisee are of different disciplines : guidelines and resources
110 Coping with isolation: guidelines for developing a professional network
111 Effective strategies for marketing a school-based practice in the school and community
112 Best practices for avoiding burnout
113 Resources for professional development and continuing education
114 Where do we go from here? : mental health workers and the implementation of an evidence-based practice
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