School Psychology for the 21st Century

School Psychology for the 21st Century

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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.For individuals just out of graduate school, we recommend that the applicant seek one reference letter from his or her ... In addition to the paper application and recommendations, school districts typically conduct interviews withjob applicants.

Title:School Psychology for the 21st Century
Author:Kenneth W. Merrell, Ruth A. Ervin, Gretchen Gimpel Peacock
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2011-11


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