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School Psychology and Social Justice Conceptual Foundations and Tools for Practice

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ISBN-10: 0415660416

ISBN-13: 9780415660419

Edition: 2013

Authors: David Shriberg, Samuel Y. Song, Antoinette Halsell Miranda, Kisha Radliff

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School psychology in the 21stcentury has become a very complicated affair. An increasing array of school choices, shifting demographics and competing notions of what constitutes quality education all inform the difficult task that faces the modern school psychologist. This volume, assembled from years of experience by experts working in a vast array of school environments, offers a comprehensive vision of the challenges, experiences and solutions to many facets of school psychology. This collection presents strategies for enhancing sensitivity and efficacy, from addressing the particular needs of specific populations to speaking more broadly to the vital role the school psychologist plays…    
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Book details

List price: $40.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 2/8/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.90" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

List of Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Foundations
Social Justice in School Psychology: A Historical Perspective
School Psychology and Social Justice in the Global Community
What Do We Mean When We Say Social Justice in School Psychology?
Major Issues that Affect Practice
Understanding and Addressing Inequities in Special Education
Systemic School Discipline: Issues of Equity from a Social Justice Perspective
Paving the Way for Cosmopolitan Resilient Schools: Promoting Resilience and Social Justice in Urban, Suburban, and Rural Schools
Institutional Barriers: Poverty and Education
Social Justice in the Air: School Culture and Climate
Roles and Functions of School Psychologists
A Social Justice Approach to Assessment
Promoting Social Justice by Addressing Barriers to Academic Success
Behavioral Issues in the Classroom
Consultation and Collaboration
Mental Health Issues: Non-academic Barriers to Success in School
Family, School, and Community Partnerships
The School Psychologist as Social Justice Advocate
Graduate Education and Professional Development
Moving Forward
Index