Specialty Competencies in School Psychology

Paperback | August 29, 2010

byRosemary Flanagan, Jeffrey A. Miller

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Series in Specialty Competencies in Professional PsychologySeries EditorsArthur M. Nezu and Christine Maguth NezuAs the field of psychology continues to grow and new specialty areas emerge and achieve recognition, it has become increasingly important to define the standards of professional specialty practice. Developed and conceived in response to this need for practical guidelines, this series presents methods, strategies, and techniques for conducting day-to-day practice in any given psychology specialty. The topical volumes address best practices across the functional and foundational competenciesthat characterize the various psychology specialties, including clinical psychology, cognitive and behavioral psychology, school psychology, geropsychology, forensic psychology, clinical neuropsychology, couples and family psychology, and more. Functional competencies include common practiceactivities like assessment and intervention, while foundational competencies represent core knowledge areas such as ethical and legal issues, cultural diversity, and professional identification. In addition to describing these competencies, each volume provides a definition, description, anddevelopment timeline of a particular specialty, including its essential and characteristic pattern of activities, as well as its distinctive and unique features. Written by recognized experts in their respective fields, volumes are comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible. These volumes offer invaluable guidance to not only practicing mental health professionals, but those training for specialty practice as well.

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Series in Specialty Competencies in Professional PsychologySeries EditorsArthur M. Nezu and Christine Maguth NezuAs the field of psychology continues to grow and new specialty areas emerge and achieve recognition, it has become increasingly important to define the standards of professional specialty practice. Developed and conceived in...

Rosemary Flanagan is Associate Professor/Director of Testing at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Touro College. Jeffrey A. Miller is Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research and Associate Professor of School Psychology at Duquesne University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:August 29, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195386329

ISBN - 13:9780195386325

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Table of Contents

Part I Introduction to School Psychology1. Definition of School Psychology2. Conceptual, Theoretical, and Scientific Foundations of School PsychologyPart II Functional Competency - Assessment3. Assessment Strategies I4. Assessment Strategies IIPart III Functional Competency - Intervention5. Counseling and Psychotherapy in the School Context6. InterventionsPart IV Other Functional Competencies7. Consultation8. Supervision and Management9. TeachingPart V Foundational Competencies10. Common Ethical and Legal Challenges in School Psychology11. Individual and Cultural Diversity Considerations12. Professional IdentificationReferencesKey TermsIndexAbout the Authors