Meeting the Psychoeducational Needs of Minority Students

Author: Craig L. Frisby
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118282086
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"Dr. Frisby focuses a bright light on issues that often remainobscured in a fog of polemics, deeply held convictions, and genuineconcern for the plight of minority students. Meeting thePsychoeducational Needs of Minority Students cuts through thisfog with intense, sharp, clear thinking and data-drivenconclusions." —Jeffrey P. Braden, PhD, Professor of Psychology and Dean ofthe College of Humanities and Social Sciences, North Carolina StateUniversity "Going beyond superficial 'feel good' or 'feel bad' ideologiesto probe what really makes a difference in meeting the needs ofoften underserved populations, Craig Frisby provides acomprehensive, rigorous, well-written, and entertaining (honest!)work that addresses the intersection of race, ethnicity, andeducation." —Betty Henry, PhD, School Psychologist, California School forthe Blind "Dr. Frisby makes a perceptive and incisive assessment of muchof the multicultural ideology currently propagated in professionalpsychology and education and directly confronts some of the majorissues surrounding multiculturalism. Unlike many other critiquesthat have been proffered over the last few decades, however,Meeting the Psychoeducational Needs of Minority Studentsalso provides many concrete solutions for how to begin changing thecurrent milieu." —A. Alexander Beaujean, PhD, Associate Professor, BaylorUniversity A practical, research-based guide to facilitating positiveeducational outcomes for racial, ethnic, and language minoritystudents This timely book is written from the perspective of contemporaryschool psychology for a variety of school personnel, includingschool psychologists, teachers, guidance counselors, andadministrators, with coverage of: The problem of quack multiculturalism Home and family Context for school learning General cognitive ability, learning, and instruction Testing and assessment School discipline and behavior management Crime, delinquency, and gangs School district resources

Radical Psychology

Author: Susan O. Gelberg
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1498553699
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Radical Psychology explores what affects the multicultural and social justice competencies of psychologists in clinical practice, training, and research. The contributors explain how progress in social justice initiatives was hindered and why the development of culturally competent practitioners was not viewed as essential.

Mental Health and Mental Disorders An Encyclopedia of Conditions Treatments and Well Being 3 volumes

Author: Len Sperry
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440803838
Format: PDF
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Serving as an indispensable resource for students and general-interest readers alike, this three-volume work provides a comprehensive view of mental health that covers both mental well-being and mental illness. • Provides exhaustive content that affords readers a holistic understanding of mental health and mental disorders • Features extensive cross-referencing that allows readers to easily see connections and relationships between different entries • Offers end-of-entry further readings that serve as a gateway to additional information for study • Reflects on common perceptions and portrayals of mental health through a variety of pop culture-oriented entries that focus on subjects such as television shows and movies

Peterson s Colleges with Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities

Author: Stephen S. Strichart
Publisher: Peterson Nelnet Company
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When people are looking for colleges and universities that meet the special needs of students with learning disabilities, they turn to the undisputed leader in the field. This updated and expanded new edition enables readers to: -- Choose from over 1,000 two- and four-year colleges offering special services and programs -- Learn from the experts about program selection, admission, and transitioning to college -- Easily compare programs and services with the handy "Quick Reference" chart -- Review those programs that are attuned to Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) They'll find all the information they need for college selection and preparation: college costs and special fees, financial aid, entrance difficulty, staff and campus support, testing and tutoring, academic advising, counseling, and more! Now with free Options Windows "RM" -- software that lets students conduct customized searches, create and print inquiry letters, and produce tailor-made College Visitation Kits! "...a valuable tool...I am pleased to recommend it". -- Ann Ford, Chair, National Center for learning Disabilities "...helpful for students and parents who want to know possibilities -- and there are plenty here". -- Kliatt

Angstst rungen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen

Author: Franz Borgwald
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3640968980
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Psychologie - Entwicklungspsychologie, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: „Angst ist ein Gefühlszustand, der gekennzeichnet ist durch negative Emotionen und körperliche Symptome von Anspannung. Der Begriff Angst leitet sich von dem lateinischen Wort „anxius“ ab und definiert einen Zustand von Erregung und Belastung.“ (ESSAU, Cecilia A., 2003) In der Wissenschaft wird die Angst in ihrer Ursache und Wirkung, sowohl gegenwärtig als auch zukunftsorientiert als eine komplexe Erfahrung verstanden. Sie äußert sich körperlich, kognitiv und im Verhalten. Angststörungen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen sind ernstzunehmende Störungen. Es gibt unterschiedliche Risikofaktoren auf der familiären Ebene, der kognitiven Ebene und im Bereich unterschiedlicher Lebensereignisse. Mit Lebensereignissen sind Augenblicke gemeint, in denen das Kind oder der Jugendliche eine extreme negative Erfahrung gemacht hat. Aufgrund dieser unterschiedlichsten Risikofaktoren gilt es als Lehrer, eine Sensibilität für Symptome möglicher Angstreaktionen zu entwickeln. Kinder werden ihre Gefühle je nach Alter direkt oder indirekt beschreiben können. In jedem Fall gilt es, Beobachtungen mit den Eltern bzw. anderen Lehrern abzugleichen und eventuell einen Therapeuten zur Behandlung aufzusuchen. Durch die Klassifikationsmöglichkeiten nach DSM-III und ICD-10 ist es heute möglich, nach einer genauen Diagnose und einer dazu passenden Behandlung weitere Folgen und eine Verfestigung der jeweiligen Angststörung zu verhindern.