The School Services Sourcebook

The School Services Sourcebook

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This comprehensive sourcebook covers every aspect of school service delivery, arming practitioners with the nuts and bolts of evidence-based practice. Each of the 114 chapters serves as a detailed intervention map, beginning with a summary of the problem area and moving directly into step-by-step instructions on how to implement an evidence-based program with distinct goals in mind and methods to measure the outcome. School-based professionals in need of ready access to information on mental health disorders, developmental disabilities, health promotion, child abuse, dropout prevention, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, group work, family interventions, culturally competent practice, policy, ethics, legal issues, community involvement, accountability, and funding can now find high-quality and easy-to-implement strategies at their fintertips. A concise, user-friendly format orients readers to each issue with a Getting Started section, then moves smoothly into What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Points to Remember. Quick-reference tables and charts highlight the most important information needed for daily reference, and lists of further reading and Web resources guide readers in gathering additional information to tailor their practice to suit their students' needs. Each chapter has been specifically crafted by leaders in their fields with the ultimate goal of giving school-based practitioners the tools they need to deliver the best mental health and social services possible to students, families, and communities. This is a must-have reference for all school-based social workers, psychologists, counselors, mental health professionals, and educators.Are there disadvantages to its use (e.g., labeling, cost, disruption of a studenta#39;s schedule or classroom climate)? a€c To what extent is the program or strategy specified? Is a manual or guide available that spells out exactly what to do and how to adapt the program when this is desirable? ... student as being a€œat riska€ carries with it a potential for labeling, and this can harm the student (Dodge aamp; Pettit, 2003).


Title:The School Services Sourcebook
Author: Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, Paula Allen-Meares
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2006-02-02
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