Behavioral Assessment in School Psychology

Author: Edward S. Shapiro
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317767098
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Behavioral Interventions in Schools

Author: Angeleque Akin-Little
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
ISBN:
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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.

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.

Conducting School based Functional Behavioral Assessments

Author: Mark W. Steege
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606230271
Format: PDF, ePub
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Effective procedures are presented for evaluating challenging behavior in K-12 students, organizing assessment data, and using the results to craft individualized behavior support plans. --from publisher description

Handbook of Psychoeducational Assessment

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Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080533803
Format: PDF
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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

Behavior Analysis for School Psychologists

Author: Michael I. Axelrod
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317308476
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Perfect for students preparing for a career in school psychology and for current practitioners, teachers, and consultants, this book translates behavior analysis theory into practice. In concise chapters illustrated with school-based examples, Behavior Analysis for School Psychologists guides readers through the basics of behavior analysis, including observation and measurement, experimental analysis, and intervention design and implementation, while providing academic, behavioral, and mental health interventions from research-based principles of learning and behavior.

Conducting School Based Assessments of Child and Adolescent Behavior

Author: Edward Steven Shapiro
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572308220
Format: PDF, Docs
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This hands-on guide is designed to help school practitioners conduct effective multidimensional assessments of a wide range of emotional and behavioral difficulties. Each chapter focuses on a particular method, describes its applications in the school setting, and offers clear guidelines for implementation, illustrated with realistic case examples. Approaches discussed include direct observation, analogue assessment, child self-reports, teacher and parent interviewing, informant reports, and self-monitoring procedures. Recommendations for working with culturally and linguistically diverse children and adolescents are also provided. The theoretical and empirical underpinnings of the assessment strategies demonstrated here are thoroughly reviewed in the companion volume, Behavioral Assessment in Schools, Second Edition: Theory, Research, and Clinical Foundations (see other side for more information).

Practical Handbook of School Psychology

Author: Gretchen Gimpel Peacock
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462507778
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Bringing together leading authorities, this concise, state-of-the-science Handbook delves into all aspects of problem solving-based school psychology practice. Thirty-four focused chapters present data-based methods for assessment, analysis, intervention, and evaluation, with special attention given to working in a response-to-intervention framework. Tools and guidelines are provided for promoting success in key academic domains: reading, writing, and math. Social-emotional and behavioral skills are thoroughly....

The School Psychologist s Survival Guide

Author: Rebecca Branstetter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118027779
Format: PDF, ePub
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A practical and accessible guide for helping school psychologists meet their everyday challenges In this newest addition to the Jossey-Bass "Survival Guide" series, popular blogger Rebecca Branstetter offers help for school psychologists who must often travel to multiple school sites, deal with students with severe disabilities, meet with concerned parents, and manage school crises. The book is filled with practical advice, proven strategies, and useful tools, complete with reproducible forms, letters, and checklists for busy professionals. Filled with the tools, strategies, and ideas for school psychologists who must deal with the myriad challenges of working with a diverse group of students, often in multiple locations Another book in the popular Jossey-Bass "Survival Guide" Series Rebecca Branstetter is an experienced school psychologist and popular blogger ("Notes from the School Psychologist": studentsgrow.blogspot.com) This vital resource offers a down-to-earth guide for both novice and seasoned school psychologists.

Best Practices in School Psychology

Author: Patti L. Harrison
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780932955562
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The latest edition of this professional staple outlines the most current, relevant, and valued information necessary for competent delivery of school psychological services.