School Psychology and Social Justice Conceptual Foundations and Tools for Practice
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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 in promoting the well-being of students and fostering a positive educational atmosphere.
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 2/8/2013
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|List of Contributors|
|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|