This timely second edition provides an applied perspective regarding school-based consultation, including an overview of mental health and behavioral, instructional, social cognitive, Adlerian, solution-focused, and organizational/systems consultation.
With updated empirical evidence showcasing the effectiveness of consultation, this book delivers clear procedures for establishing a consultative relationship and includes case examples of problems and critical thinking questions to facilitate discussion among students and educators regarding school-based consultation. Issues of multicultural issues responsiveness, as well as ethical and legal considerations, are raised to broaden the scope of consultation stages and processes.
To assist instructors in using this text, PowerPoint lectures and an instructor's test bank are available as eResources to accompany each chapter.
About the Author:
Laura M. Crothers, DEd, is a professor of school psychology at Duquesne University and the Martin A. Hehir Endowed Chair for Scholarly Excellence. She also serves at the associate dean for graduate studies in research in the School of Education and studies childhood bullying.
Tammy L. Hughes, PhD, ABPP, is a professor of school psychology at Duquesne University and a fellow of the American Psychological Association. Her clinical experience includes assessment, counseling, and consultation services.
Jered B. Kolbert, PhD, is a professor of counselor education, and co-directs the Counselor Education Program at Duquesne University. He has co-authored books regarding childhood bullying and the school counseling profession.
Ara J. Schmitt, PhD, is a professor of school psychology at Duquesne University. His research interests involve the psychoeducational evaluation and evidence-based intervention of learning problems and pediatric chronic illnesses.