The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

by Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, Paula Allen-Meares
     
 

The School Practitioner's Concise Companions give busy social workers, psychologists, and counselors a quick guide to accessible, proven solutions for their students most common problems. Built around the expert advice from the acclaimed School Services Sourcebook, each volume is a rapid reference to a key school issue.

Here, readers will find an overview of the

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The School Practitioner's Concise Companions give busy social workers, psychologists, and counselors a quick guide to accessible, proven solutions for their students most common problems. Built around the expert advice from the acclaimed School Services Sourcebook, each volume is a rapid reference to a key school issue.

Here, readers will find an overview of the factors that put students at risk for missing school and dropping out. This Concise Companion presents innovative, effective strategies to improve school attendance and engage underserved student populations such as those who are pregnant or in foster care.

Each chapter is filled with charts, checklists, and cases and is conveniently organized around What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Key Points to Remember. A portable catalog of best practices, it brings evidence-based practice within easy reach of school professionals.

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"Comprehensive, yet succinctly written, the book provides evidence-based practice and the tools needed for school-based practitioners to deliver quality mental health and social services to students, families and communities."—National Education Association Online

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195370577
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/19/2008
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)

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