Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology

Author: Emilia C. Lopez
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135015198
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The second edition of the Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology continues the mission of its predecessor, offering a comprehensive, interdisciplinary view of the field of multicultural school psychology and addressing the needs of children and families from diverse cultural backgrounds. The revised organizational structure includes the following: History and Professional Issues; Consultation and Collaboration; Interventions Focused on Academic and Mental Health Issues; Data-based Decision Making; Systems-based Issues; Training and Research; and Future Perspectives. Nineteen of the volume's twenty-three chapters are completely new to this edition, while the rest have been effectively revised and updated. Comprehensive—In seven sections, this book covers theoretical, research, and practical concerns in a wide range of areas that include multicultural and bilingual issues, second language acquisition, acculturation, parent collaboration, research, and systemic issues. Chapter Structure—Chapter authors follow a uniform structure that includes theoretical and research issues and implications for practice. Recent practice and training guidelines including Blueprint for Training and Practice III (2006), NASP Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services (2010), and APA Multicultural Guidelines (2003) are covered. Interdisciplinary Perspective—Contributing authors are from a wide range of related fields that include school psychology, special education, general education, early childhood education, educational psychology, clinical psychology, counseling, and mental health, thus exposing readers to theory and research from various approaches. Changes—New to this edition is a section focusing on systemic issues such as overrepresentation of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students in special education, prejudice, response to intervention (RTI) for CLD students and English Language Learners (ELL), and end-of-chapter discussion questions. This book is ideal for graduate courses and seminars on multicultural school psychology. It is also a useful reference for researchers and practicing school psychologists and the libraries that serve them.

Supervision in School Psychology

Author: Dennis J. Simon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317307399
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Supervision is a core professional competency requiring specific training for the benefit of supervisees, clients, and the profession. Supervision in School Psychology: The Developmental, Ecological, Problem-solving Model examines specific factors that contribute to successful supervision in school psychology, including the integration of a developmental process of training, the ecological contexts that impact practice, and evidence-based problem-solving strategies. Written for graduate students, researchers, and professionals in the field of school psychology, this book provides thorough, specific, and immediately applicable methods and principles for supervisory practice. Featuring a diverse set of pedagogical tools, Supervision in School Psychology is an important resource for navigating the distinct challenges specific to the demanding and diverse core competencies associated with supervision in school-based settings.

Technology Applications in School Psychology Consultation Supervision and Training

Author: Aaron J. Fischer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351707221
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Technology Applications in School Psychology Consultation, Supervision, and Training explores the ways in which the field of school psychology is using technological innovations to support and improve graduate student training and supervision, as well as school consultation. Chapters based on current research and written by experts address the integration of telehealth tools and strategies such as telepresence robots, bug-in-the-ear devices, videoconferencing, virtual platforms, and more, including a section dedicated to navigating practical, ethical, and legal concerns. Throughout, the volume engages with relevant considerations relating to data management, professional standards, and regulatory guidelines. This is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource for all those looking to understand the place and potential of established and emerging technologies within school psychology training and practice.

Handbook for Social Justice in Counseling Psychology

Author: Rebecca Toporek
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412910071
Format: PDF, Kindle
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'Counselling psychologists often focus on clients' inner conflicts and avoid getting involved in the clients' environment. This handbook encourages counselling psychologists to become active participants in changing systems that constrain clients' ability to function... Besides actual programs, the contributors cover research, training, and ethical issues. The case examples showing how professionals have implemented social action programs are particularly valuable... [T]his book provides an outline for action, not only for psychologists, but also for social workers, politicians, and others interested in improving the lot of disadvantaged populations. Summing up: Recommended. Graduate students, researchers, professionals' - W. P. Anderson, Emeritus Professor, University of Missouri-Columbia, CHOICE The Handbook for Social Justice in Counseling Psychology: Leadership, Vision, and Action provides counselling psychology students, educators, researchers, and practitioners with a conceptual road map of social justice and social action that they can integrate into their professional identity, role, and function. It presents historical, theoretical, and ethical foundations followed by exemplary models of social justice and action work performed by counselling psychologists from interdisciplinary collaborations. The examples in this Handbook explore a wide range of settings, with diverse issues, and reflect a variety of actions. The book concludes with a chapter reflecting on future directions for the field of counselling psychology beyond individual and traditional practice to macro-level conceptual models. It also explores policy development and implementation, systemic strategies of structural and human change, cultural empowerment and respect, advocacy, technological innovation, and third and fourth generations of human rights activities. Key Features: o Integrates research and ethical implications as well as guidelines for developing and evaluating specific types of social justice activities o Addresses a comprehensive arena of issues examined from historical, theoretical, systemic, and practical perspectives o Clarifies social justice in counselling psychology to distinguish it from other helping professions o Provides readers with specific examples and guidelines for integrating social justice into their work supported by a solid theoretical framework and acknowledgement of interdisciplinary influences o Includes contributions from prominent authors in counselling psychology to provide expert examples from the field The Handbook for Social Justice in Counseling Psychology is an excellent resource for counselling psychology students, educators, researchers, and practitioners. It will be a welcome addition to any academic library or research institution.

The Bilingual Special Education Interface

Author: Hermes T. Cervantes
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780137693733
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This text is appropriate for courses that deal with Bilingual, Special, Bilingual Special, and Multicultural Special Education. This resource is designed to familiarize educators with the major needs of the exceptional child with limited skills in English. Organized to emphasize the link between bilingual and special education, this unique updated edition addresses the need for school districts to adjust instructional programs and service delivery models to accommodate the tremendous increase in the number of Asian, Hispanic, and Native American students. By making such adjustments, school districts can better serve other linguistically and culturally different individuals.

Culture in Clinical Care

Author: Bette Bonder
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556424595
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Defines and describes culture and its interaction with individual experience and personality in the development of beliefs, values, and actions. Information about cultural beliefs related to health and wellness are explored as they affect intervention strategies. Based on ethnographic methods, mechanisms for culturally sensitive assessment and intervention are considered. The text goes beyond traditional fact-centered approaches, taking the perspective that culture is emergent in individuals as they interact with the physical and social environment. The book fills a niche in the health professions programs because of its theoretical approach, its emphasis on strategies and methods for clinical interventions, and its importance of strategies for practice and self-assessment.