Behavioral Assessment in School Psychology

Author: Edward S. Shapiro
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317767098
Format: PDF
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This important volume presents strategies and procedures for assessing both emotional/behavioral problems and academic difficulties. Arranged by assessment content areas, the volume discusses such methodologies as behavioral interviewing, observation, self-monitoring, use of self- and informant-report, and both analogue and curriculum-based assessment. All chapters are supported by numerous examples and illustrations.

Handbook of Psychoeducational Assessment

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Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080533803
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Handbook of Psychoeducational Assessment is a practical guide for educational and psychological professionals using norm-referenced tests in the ability, achievement, and behavioral assessment of children. Written by key individuals involved in the construction and evolution of the most widely used tests, this book provides critical information on the nature and scope of commonly used tests, their reliability and validity, administration, scoring and interpretation, and on how the tests may differ and complement each other in their utility with specific populations. Part 1 of the Handbook of Psychoeducational Assessment focuses on ability assessment and the use of full battery intelligence tests as well as brief scales and short forms. Part 2 discusses achievement and the expanded role of psychologists in consultation with educators. Part 3 covers behavior assessment with special attention given to discussion of which tests are most suitable for assessing specific behavioral problems such as ADHD, anxiety, and depression. The final section recognizes the importance of context and person sensitive assessment practices, discussing cross-cultural assessment, neuropsychological assessment, and the usefulness of dynamic assessment for program planning and intervention delivery. Key Features: Covers the most commonly used and newest assessment instruments Describes the nature, scope, reliability, and validity of each test Discusses the administration, scoring, and interpretation of tests Provides empirical findings on patterns of performance with tested populations Includes case studies to highlight the utility of specific tests for specific populations Illustrates new developments in instrumentation and unique features Covers the most commonly used and newest assessment instruments Describes the nature, scope, reliability, and validity of each test Discusses the administration, scoring, and interpretation of tests Provides empirical findings on patterns of performance with tested populations Includes case studies to highlight the utility of specific tests for specific populations Illustrates new developments in instrumentation and unique features

Encyclopedia of School Psychology

Author: Steven W. Lee
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761930808
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Encyclopedia of School Psychology is the first comprehensive guide to this field, featuring the latest research on school learning, motivation, and educational assessment. Approximately 250 entries by 175 contributing authors from psychology, education and counseling, child development, and special education address student success, behavior disorders, intelligence testing, learning disabilities, strategies to improve academic skills, and more.

Historical Encyclopedia of School Psychology

Author: Thomas Fagan
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313290152
Format: PDF, Kindle
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First historical reference on school psychology designed for broad interdisciplinary use in academic and institutional libraries.

The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

Author: Melissa A. Bray
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195369807
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology focuses on significant issues, new developments, and scientific findings that influence current research and practice in the ever-growing field of school psychology. Additional sections discuss building a cumulative knowledge base to better facilitate students' academic, social, and personal competencies, including the promotion of positive mental health and subjective well-being.

School based Behavioral Assessment

Author: Sandra Chafouleas
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1593854943
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides a framework for determining the types of behavioral data that are needed in a given situation; describes how to select appropriate measures, interpret, and organize the results; and offers case examples demonstrating how different assessment strategies can be used to support positive behavior and monitor progress.

Encyclopedia of School Psychology

Author: T. Stuart Watson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306484803
Format: PDF, Mobi
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- One volume-reference work with approximately 250 entries, organized alphabetically for ease of use and of locating subject matter. Each entry will contain 5-8 references as well as a bibliography of references and suggested readings - An authoritative reference text on school psychology that would appeal to, and be understood by, a broad audience. - Will assist individuals in acquiring a general understanding of some of the theories, practices, and language associated with the field of school psychology

Behavior Psychology in the Schools

Author: James K Luiselli
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317714024
Format: PDF, ePub
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Decrease destructive behaviors and improve students’social outlook and academic performance with the ideas you’ll find in this book! Here is a state-of-the-art review of behavior psychology services in public schools! It will help you address issues of evaluation, technical assistance consultation, training, student discipline, academic remediation, and health-facilitating intervention. Then it explores systems-wide applications that put this knowledge to work. Authored by respected clinicians, educators, and researchers who blend their extensive practical knowledge with scientific findings to deliver sound, practical advice, Behavior Psychology in the Schools: Innovations in Evaluation, Support, and Consultation: presents an overview of the focus, scope, and practice of behavioral consultation to public schools, examining contemporary approaches such as positive behavior support, functional behavioral assessment, and efficacy evaluation shows why problem behavior in elementary and middle school students requires a preventive, whole-school approach and describes steps to implement school-wide positive behavior support examines ways to enhance academic behavior, decrease disruptive behaviors, and improve academic performance looks at risk prevention programs designed to promote healthy behavior and prevent chronic health problems, substance abuse, high-risk sexual behaviors, and physical/sexual abuse of children reviews constructive and preventive methods of reducing school violence and vandalism examines the laws and policies that support the use of school-wide discipline programs shows you how to use curriculum-based measurement to evaluate treatment efficacy describes consultation to a public school district in the form of a systems-wide evaluation of instructional and behavior support practices for developmentally disabled students teaches you to select effective interventions for responding to behavior problems shows you how to provide teachers with the resources and support needed to ensure successful plan intervention makes recommendations for improving outcomes in school-based consultation

Behavioral Interventions in Schools

Author: Angeleque Akin-Little
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Offers school psychologists, counselors, social workers, school administrators, and teachers with a summary of ecologically sound primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention strategies. This book discusses prevention measures such as positive behavior support and group contingencies that schools can implement system-wide.

Behavioral Assessment in Schools

Author: Edward Steven Shapiro
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572305755
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A landmark text, this volume systematically addresses the issues involved in developing behavioral assessment strategies for educational--rather than clinical--settings. The theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of widely used assessment methods are discussed, and their strengths and limitations evaluated. Attention is given to legal and professional issues, decision making processes in educational diagnosis, and culturally sensitive assessment practices.