Conducting School-Based Assessments of Child and Adolescent Behavior - The Guilford School Practitioner Series (Hardback)
  • Conducting School-Based Assessments of Child and Adolescent Behavior - The Guilford School Practitioner Series (Hardback)
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Conducting School-Based Assessments of Child and Adolescent Behavior - The Guilford School Practitioner Series (Hardback)

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Hardback 318 Pages / Published: 20/07/2000
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This hands-on guide is designed to help school practitioners conduct effective multidimensional assessments of a wide range of emotional and behavioral difficulties. Each chapter focuses on a particular method, describes its applications in the school setting, and offers clear guidelines for implementation, illustrated with realistic case examples. Approaches discussed include direct observation, analogue assessment, child self-reports, teacher and parent interviewing, informant reports, and self-monitoring procedures. Recommendations for working with culturally and linguistically diverse children and adolescents are also provided.
The theoretical and empirical underpinnings of the strategies demonstrated here are thoroughly reviewed in the companion volume Behavioural Assessment in Schools: Second Edition: Theory, Research and Clincal Foundations.

Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781572305670
Number of pages: 318
Weight: 594 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 28 mm


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"This volume's strengths include the rich case material, numerous tables that serve as guidelines for approaching multidimensional assessment, and specific examples of actual tests, questionnaires, and behavioral observation strategies. The chapters are clearly written, interesting, and provocative. Moreover, they challenge us to recognize and use 'best practices' in our day-to-day work settings. The book presents a 'how to' approach that will be welcomed by many practitioners." --Thomas H. Ollendick, PhD, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech

"This book provides comprehensive coverage of contemporary behavioral assessment concepts and methods for persons working in the schools. Especially appealing is the book's clear organization, based on the conceptual framework delineated in the initial chapter. The use of the
'directness continuum' to order the chapters is a logically compelling and pedagogically useful strategy. Offering an up-to-date treatment of the field, the book's coverage includes functional analysis as well as issues related to assessing ethnic and linguistic minority children. It is consistently practical, including many case examples and samples of useful instruments and forms." --John D. Cone, PhD, Department of Psychology, United States International University, San Diego, CA

"This book provides a much-needed update on conducting school-based assessments, especially in light of recent advances in functional assessment. The chapters will help practitioners tackle school-based referrals in all of their complexity. Clear and up-to-date information is presented on the complete range of necessary measures, integrated into a sound conceptualization of the multifaceted task of assessment. The book even includes a chapter on cultural and linguistic issues. Appropriate for school psychologists and anyone making decisions about children in schools, this book should find its way into all school psychology graduate training curricula." --Edward Daly, PhD, Department of Psychology, Western Michigan University

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