Computer-assisted And Web-based Innovations In Psychology, Special Education, And Health by James K. Luiselli

Computer-assisted And Web-based Innovations In Psychology, Special Education, And Health

byJames K. LuiselliEditorAaron J. Fischer

Hardcover | January 29, 2016

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Computer-Assisted and Web-Based Innovations in Psychology, Special Education, and Healthexamines the rapid evolution of technology among educational, behavioral healthcare, and human services professionals from a multidisciplinary perspective. Section I of the book focuses on Technology for Monitoring, Assessment, and Evaluation, featuring chapters about behavioral, affective, and physiological monitoring, actigraphy measurement of exercise and physical activity, technological applications for individuals with learning disabilities/ADHD, and data analysis and graphing. In Section II, Technology for Intervention, the chapters address telehealth technologies for evidence-based psychotherapy, virtual reality therapy, substance use and addictions, and video modeling. The emphasis of Section III is Technology for Special Education, with chapters on computer-based instruction, alternative and augmentative communication, and assistive technologies. Finally, Section IV considers Technology for Training, Supervision, and Practice, specifically web-sourced training and supervision, legal, regulatory, and ethical issues with telehealth modalities, and emerging systems for clinical practice.

Computer-Assisted and Web-Based Innovationsis a primary resource for educating students, advising professionals about recommended practices, accelerating procedural innovations, and directing research.

  • Reviews thoroughly the extant literature
  • Categorizes the most salient areas of research and practice
  • Comments on future inquiry and application given current technological trends
  • Cites appropriate product information and related websites

About The Author

James K. Luiselli is Chief Clinical Officer, Clinical Solutions, Inc., and North East Educational and Developmental Support Center, Tewksbury, MA.. He is a licensed psychologist, diplomat in cognitive and behavioral psychology (ABPP), and board certified behavior analyst (BCBA-D). Dr. Luiselli is the editor, senior editor, and co-edito...

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Title:Computer-assisted And Web-based Innovations In Psychology, Special Education, And HealthFormat:HardcoverDimensions:408 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 29, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:012802075X

ISBN - 13:9780128020753

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Table of Contents


Section I: Technology for Monitoring, Assessment, and Evaluation

1. Behavioral, Affective, and Physiological Monitoring

Jasara N. Hogan and Brian R. Baucom

2. Measurement of Physical Activity Using Accelerometers

Jeffer Eidi Sasaki, Kelly Samara da Silva, Bruno Goncalves Galdino da Costa and Dinesh John

3. Technological Applications for Individuals with Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Lawrence Lewandowski, Whitney Wood and Laura A. Miller

4. Computer-Assisted Technologies for Collecting and Summarizing Behavioral Data

Bryan T. Yanagita, Amel Becirevic and Derek D. Reed

Section II: Technology for Intervention

5. Telehealth Technologies in Evidence-Based Psychotherapy

Bethany C. Wangelin, Derek D. Szafranski and Daniel F. Gios

6. Virtual Reality Therapy

Max M. North and Sarah M. North

7. Substance Use and Addictions

Lara Moody and Warren K. Bickel

Section III: Technology for Special Education

8. Video Modeling

Christos Nikopoulos, James K. Luiselli and Aaron J. Fischer

9. Computer-Based Instruction (CBI) Within Special Education

Kirsten R. Butcher and J. Matt Jameson

10. Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Jeff Sigafoos, Larah van der Meer, Ralf W. Schlosser, Giulio E. Lancioni, Mark F. O'Reilly and Vanessa A. Green

11. Assistive Technologies for Persons with Severe-Profound Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Fabrizio Stasolla, Viviana Perilli and Adele Boccasini

Section IV: Technology for Training, Supervision and Practice

12. Web-Based Training and Supervision

Dan Florell

13. Legal, Regulatory, and Ethnical Issues in Telehealth Technology

Evan H. Dart, Heather M. Whipple, Jamie L. Pasqua and Christopher M. Furlow

14. Emerging Technologies for Clinical Practice

Dean McKay, Amy Przeworski and Shannon O'Neill