Effective School Interventions, Second Edition: Evidence-Based Strategies for Improving Student Outcomes / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
This highly practical resource and text presents 70 interventions that have been demonstrated to improve the classroom learning environment, academic achievement, and student behavior and social competence. Each intervention is presented in a brief, standardized format with step-by-step procedures that can easily be implemented by Pre-K-12 teachers and other school-based professionals. The volume includes best-practice guidelines for designing, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based school interventions, as well as strategies for combining multiple interventions to create a comprehensive program at the individual, class, or schoolwide level.
|Publisher:||Guilford Publications, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)|
About the Author
Natalie Rathvon, PhD, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology at The George Washington University. A former teacher, guidance director, special education coordinator, and counselor educator, she provides consultation and professional development to schools and agencies in the areas of assessment and accountability, reading, problem-solving teams, and school-based interventions. She has been a trainer for Reading First, trainer and peer reviewer for Early Reading First, and member of the U.S. Department of Education technical workgroup reviewing Even Start state accountability systems. Dr. Rathvon is a member of the board of directors of SchoolTalk, Inc., a nonprofit corporation in the District of Columbia that develops models and provides training for dispute resolution and home-school collaboration in special education service delivery. She is the author of the first edition of Effective School Interventions, subtitled Strategies for Enhancing Academic Achievement and Social Competence; Early Reading Assessment: A Practitioner's Handbook; and The Unmotivated Child: Helping Your Underachiever Become a Successful Student.
Table of Contents
I. The Intervention Assistance Approach to Improving Student Outcomes
2. The Intervention-Oriented Approach to Improving Student Outcomes
II. Evidence-Based School Interventions
3. Proactive Interventions: Strategies That Create a Productive, Disruption-Free Classroom Environment
4. Interventions to Improve Academic Performance
5. Interventions to Improve Behavior and Enhance Social Competence
6. Interventions to Improve Outcomes for Preschool Children
School psychologists and counselors, child clinical psychologists, and school social workers, who will use the book in collaboration with teachers and special educators; students in these areas; also of interest to school administrators. Serves as a text in advanced courses such as School-Based Interventions, School Consultation, Classroom Management, and Social Work in Schools, within school psychology, education, and social work programs.