Best Practices: Foundations

Patti Harrison and Alex Thomas

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Fourth in the new Best Practices series, this book covers the basics of school psychology, addressing diversity, research and program evaluation, and legal/ethical/professional practices.

This staple resource guides you to:

  • Develop multicultural competence in services for children and families
  • Create contexts for diversity in schools
  • Use guidelines for applying research and program evaluation in schools
  • Follow legal and ethical best practices
  • Incorporate technology into practice
  • Understand graduate education and credentialing
  • Develop and grow professionally

Topics include:

  • Analyzing progress monitoring data
  • Applying professional ethics
  • Assessing English language learners (ELL)
  • Children in foster care
  • Children in military families
  • Culturally responsive interventions
  • Developing academic local norms
  • Early career transitions
  • Effective instruction for deaf or hard of hearing students
  • Historical trends
  • Homeless students
  • Increasing cross-cultural competency
  • Needs assessment
  • Nondiscriminatory assessment
  • Primary prevention in diverse schools, communities
  • Program evaluations
  • School psychology services in rural settings
  • Self-evaluation
  • Supervision and monitoring
  • Supporting juvenile offenders
  • Supporting LGBTQ students, parents, and families
  • Technology for data-driven decisions
  • Working with children from economically disadvantaged backgrounds

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