School Psychology for the 21st Century: Foundations and Practices by Kenneth W. MerrellSchool Psychology for the 21st Century: Foundations and Practices by Kenneth W. Merrell

School Psychology for the 21st Century: Foundations and Practices

byKenneth W. Merrell, Ruth A. Ervin, Gretchen Gimpel Peacock

Hardcover | November 11, 2011

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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.

Kenneth W. Merrell, PhD, until his death in 2011, was Professor of School Psychology and Director of the Oregon Resiliency Project at the University of Oregon. For 25 years, Dr. Merrell's influential teaching and research focused on social-emotional assessment and intervention for at-risk children and adolescents and social-emotional l...
Title:School Psychology for the 21st Century: Foundations and PracticesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:380 pages, 19.41 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:November 11, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609187520

ISBN - 13:9781609187521

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Field of School Psychology2. The Historical Context of School Psychology3. The Changing Face of School Psychology: Responding Effectively to Cultural and Linguistic Diversity,with Elsa Arroyos4. Becoming a School Psychologist: Training and Credentialing Issues5. Working as a School Psychologist: Employment Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges6. Legal and Ethical Issues in School Psychology7. Facilitating Change through Data-Driven Problem Solving: A Model for School Psychology Practice8. The School Psychologist’s Role in Assessment: Models, Methods, and Trends in Gathering, Organizing, and Analyzing Data9. The School Psychologist’s Role in Prevention and Intervention: Part 1. Academic Skills10. The School Psychologist’s Role in Prevention and Intervention: Part 2. Mental Health and Social–Emotional Behavior11. The School Psychologist's Role in Collaboration, Consultation, and Facilitation of Systems Change12. The School Psychologist’s Role in Research and Evaluation13. Moving the Field Forward: Mapping the Future of School PsychologyAppendix A. American Psychological Association Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (Revised 2010)Appendix B. National Association of School Psychologists Principles for Professional Ethics (Revised 2010)