ADHD in the Schools, Third Edition: Assessment and Intervention Strategies

ADHD in the Schools, Third Edition: Assessment and Intervention Strategies

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Overview

This highly regarded practitioner guide provides state-of-the-art tools for supporting the academic and behavioral success of PreK-12 students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The authors explain the learning and behavior difficulties associated with ADHD and describe screening and assessment procedures that facilitate data-based decision making. They show how to develop individualized intervention plans that integrate behavioral, academic, and social supports, in partnership with teachers and parents. Strategies for collaborating with physicians and monitoring students' medication response are also presented. Helpful reproducible forms and handouts can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

New to This Edition:
*Reflects a decade's worth of research and clinical advances, plus the growth of multi-tiered service delivery models.
*Discusses changes in DSM-5.
*Separate chapter on interventions for middle and high school students, with new content on the transition to college.
*Updated medication information, case examples, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462526000
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 12/02/2015
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 366
Sales rank: 1,254,685
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

George J. DuPaul, PhD, is Professor of School Psychology at Lehigh University. He is a Fellow of Divisions 16 (School Psychology), 53 (Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology), and 54 (Pediatric Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA) and is past president of the Society for the Study of School Psychology. He is a recipient of the APA Division 16 Senior Scientist Award and was named to the Children and Adults with ADHD Hall of Fame. Dr. DuPaul's primary research interests are school-based assessment and treatment of disruptive behavior disorders, pediatric school psychology, and assessment and treatment of college students with ADHD. His publications include over 190 journal articles and book chapters on assessment and treatment of ADHD, as well as the coauthored ADHD in the Schools, Third Edition, and ADHD Rating Scale–5 for Children and Adolescents.
 
Gary Stoner, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Rhode Island and Director of the Graduate Programs in School Psychology. He is a Fellow of the APA, past president of APA Division 16, and a member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology. Dr. Stoner’s research interests include prevention and intervention with achievement and behavior problems, early school success, parent and teacher support, and professional issues in school psychology. He is past chair of the APA's Interdivisional Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education and currently serves on the APA Commission on Accreditation.

Table of Contents

1. Overview of ADHD
2. Assessment of ADHD in School Settings
3. ADHD and Comorbidity: Practical Considerations for School-Based Professionals
Appendix 3.1: Zirkel Checklist for Performing Eligibility for Special Education Services
4. Early Screening, Identification, and Intervention
5. Supports and Interventions in Elementary School
6. Interventions and Supports in Secondary and Postsecondary Schools
7. Medication Therapy
Appendix 7.1: Stimulant Medication Treatment of ADHD: A Teacher Handout
8. Adjunctive Interventions for ADHD
9. Communication with Parents, Professionals, and Students
Appendix 9.1: Suggested Readings on ADHD and Related Difficulties for Parents and Teachers
Appendix 9.2: Referral Letter to a Physician
Appendix 9.3: Referral to Physician for Possible Medication Trial
Appendix 9.4: Description of Medication Trial to Physician
Appendix 9.5: Report of Results of Medication Trial to Physician
10. Conclusions and Future Directions

Interviews

School psychologists, counselors, and school-based social workers; graduate students, instructors, and researchers. Also of interest to K-12 classroom teachers and special educators. May serve as a text in courses on academic/behavioral assessment or psychoeducational assessment.

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