Publisher: Consultation, Supervision, and Professional Learning in School Psychology Series
Category: School psychologists
The School Psychology Supervisor's Toolkit provides accessible, adaptable strategies for supervising school psychologists at all points in the career span, from internship to advanced practice. The book covers a full range of key considerations for effective supervision, such as building strong working relationships, planning the supervision experience, providing constructive feedback, and addressing problems of professional competence. Features such as definitions of key terms, photocopiable handouts, tips for culturally responsive practice, and real-life case examples make this a rich and easily applied resource.
The School Psychology Supervisor’s Toolkit provides accessible, adaptable strategies for supervising school psychologists at all points in the career span, from internship to advanced practice. The book covers a full range of key considerations for effective supervision, such as building strong working relationships, planning the supervision experience, providing constructive feedback, and addressing problems of professional competence. Features such as definitions of key terms, photocopiable handouts, tips for culturally responsive practice, and real-life case examples make this a rich and easily applied resource.
Dr. Newman has used his many years of experience working with interns and field supervisors to create this comprehensive guide to the school psychology internship. The second edition of this text includes updated research and tools, including a new job interview video, and new templates for developing a cover letter, CV, and remediation plan. Expanded content includes brand new chapters focused on applying for doctoral internships through the APPIC Match process, and successfully transitioning from the internship into the early career. Students and internship supervisors alike will find this easy-to-use guide helpful in alleviating anxiety around common internship concerns. Emphasis is placed on the idea that the internship year is a dynamic and formative experience, not a static event, and that interns and supervisors both must be proactive planners, coordinators, and shapers of the experience. Interns and supervisors will find this guide to be a critical support for planning and enacting a high-quality school psychology internship.
Supervision in School Psychology: The Developmental, Ecological, Problem-solving Model examines specific factors that contribute to successful supervision in school psychology, including the integration of a developmental process of training, the ecological contexts that impact practice, and evidence-based problem-solving strategies. Supervision is a core professional competency requiring specific training for the benefit of supervisees, clients, and the profession. Written for graduate students, researchers, and professionals in the field of school psychology, this book provides thorough, specific, and immediately applicable methods and principles for supervisory practice. Featuring a diverse set of pedagogical tools, Supervision in School Psychology is an important resource for navigating the distinct challenges specific to the demanding and diverse competencies associated with supervision in school-based settings. This second edition is significantly expanded and includes updated research on best practices in school psychology supervision. Expanded coverage and new chapters address system change and social justice advocacy skills, problems in professional competence, self-care, telesupervision, and deliberate practice. Maintaining DEP’s focus on the practical application of best practices, additional strategies are presented for teaching diveristy and multicultural responsiveness anchored in cultural humility. Supplemental case study material, supervisory process and reflection activities, tables, graphics, and practice-ready appendices as tools that illustrate best practices in supervision.
A comprehensive and robust discussion of practical issues and applications of legal-ethical rules for psychologists practicing in school settings In the newly revised Eighth Edition of Ethics and Law for School Psychologists, a team of expert practitioners and researchers delivers a one-stop sourcebook on ethics and law specifically designed for psychologists working in educational settings. It offers up-to-date information on the ethical principles and standards- and the law- relevant to providers of school psychological services. The book presents an integrated discussion of ethics and law and an ethical-egal decision-making model that supports socially just practice. Throughout, psychologists are encouraged to strive for excellence in their work with students, families, and teachers rather than meetin minimal obligations outlined in codes of ethics and law. Readers will also find: A thorough introduction to the practice of psychology in a school setting, including quality control, ethics training, legal decision making, and unethical conduct. An exploration of the interaction between law and school psychology, including discussions of legal training for school psychologists and lawsuits agains schools and school psychologists. Treatments of ethical and legal issues in the education of students with disabilities under the Indviduals with Disabilities Education Act An indispensable resource for practicing school psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, social workers, and other mental heatlh professionals, Ethics and Law for School Psychologists is also an essential sourcebook for graduate students of psychology and social work students.
The Handbook of University and Professional Careers in School Psychology is a comprehensive resource for school psychologists in doctoral training or currently appointed to positions in universities and other clinical professional settings. Across 30 unique chapters, experts in the field offer diverse, experienced perspectives on accessing resources, building skills, navigating difficult experiences, and flourishing in all major facets of the profession. The book places special emphasis on development throughout the career lifespan and the empowerment of women, people of color, and scholars from outside of the United States.
Technology Applications in School Psychology Consultation, Supervision, and Training explores the ways in which the field of school psychology is using technological innovations to support and improve graduate student training and supervision, as well as school consultation. Chapters based on current research and written by experts address the integration of telehealth tools and strategies such as telepresence robots, bug-in-the-ear devices, videoconferencing, virtual platforms, and more, including a section dedicated to navigating practical, ethical, and legal concerns. Throughout, the volume engages with relevant considerations relating to data management, professional standards, and regulatory guidelines. This is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource for all those looking to understand the place and potential of established and emerging technologies within school psychology training and practice.
Problem-Solving Parent Conferences in Schools presents a Problem-solving Parent Conference (PPC) model that integrates and applies empirically-supported systemic and behavioral intervention strategies to coordinated home-school interventions for student behavioral and social-emotional concerns. Though today’s schools seek to further understand student behaviors from ecological and systemic perspectives, there are limited resources available on how to effectively collaborate with families—a key social-environmental context. This unique book engages parents and teachers in a five-stage protocol towards more effective student support. These evidence-based, change-oriented approaches will be essential for graduate students in school psychology, school social work, and school counseling programs; in teacher preparation; and in any related course focused on parents and families in school settings. Its resources are also critical for mental health practitioners who work with children, adolescents, families, and schools.
If you are a doctoral or non-doctoral student about to begin your internship in school psychology, you may have several questions about the process and what it will involve, and you may even be facing some anxiety about it. If you are a site or university supervisor preparing for the beginning of the internship year, you may be looking for ways to improve the internship experience for your students or for yourself and your fellow supervisors. Newman has used his many years of experience working with interns and field supervisors to create this guide to the school psychology internship process to address these common concerns. He provides a comprehensive overview of the school psychology internship process from start to finish, describing actions that can be taken to promote a high quality, dynamic internship experience. Emphasis is placed on the idea that the internship year is a dynamic and formative experience, not a static event, and that interns and supervisors both must be active planners, coordinators, and shapers of the experience. Each part of the book explores a different phase of the internship, from the first days through job applications and interviews. Helpful and pragmatic tools are included throughout, such as evaluation tools, best practice guidelines, and sample forms. Online resources are also available to complement the book and include reproducible material from the book, videos students can use to practice their interviewing skills, and links to helpful resources.
Critical Theories for School Psychology and Counseling introduces school psychologists and counselors to five critical theories that inform more equitable, inclusive work with marginalized and underserved student populations. Offering accessible conceptualizations of each theory and explicit links to application in practice and supervision, the book speaks to common professional functions and issues such as cognitive assessment, school-based counseling, discipline disproportionality, and more. This innovative collection offers graduate students, university faculty, and practicum and internship supervisors an insightful new direction for serving learners across diverse identities, cultures, and abilities.
ìThe School Psychology Practicum and Internship Handbook is an outstanding resource written by known leaders in the field to assist graduate students in effectively navigating common ethical issues, promoting strong supervisory relationships, and becoming skilled self-advocates. As a former school psychologist and now doctoral intern, [I find] this book is a gold mine of information that can be immediately applied to strengthen training experiences and develop the highest standards for future practice.îóSheila Desai, NCSP, Doctoral Candidate in School Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston ìSupervising practicum and internship is challenging but Joyce-Beaulieu and Rossen make it infinitely easier with this handbook. The practical information and extensive resources provide university supervisors what they need to implement best-practice supervision. This user-friendly book is a "must have" for all school psychology supervisors and is sure to become one of the best supervision resources in our field.îóLisa Kelly-Vance, PhD, Professor and Director, School Psychology, University of Nebraska at Omaha The first comprehensive guide for school psychology practica and internships Tailored to the unique educational requirements of school psychology, this is the first complete guide to practicum and internship for school psychology students and faculty. Replete with practical information and advice, the book introduces students to a variety of professional issues they may be required to navigate during their supervised field-based experiences. The book covers all aspects of the entry-level practicum ranging from orientation to the professionalís role, to portfolio and competency-based evaluations and navigating relationships with supervisors. It addresses advanced clinical applications including systems-level school initiatives, practice in mental health settings, cross-comparison of educational and medical classification models, and more. Coverage of the internship year discusses how to select an internship site, writing a winning vita, the application process, applying for the first career position, as well as certification and licensure. Content reflects National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and American Psychological Association (APA) standards, guidelines, and best practices with an emphasis on supporting high-quality field-based training experiences. Additionally, the text offers tools for organizing assessments, consultations, and interventions. Practical recommendations address professional conduct, child abuse reporting, and field experience documentation. Learning is enhanced with the use of diagrams, charts, and sample documents. Chapters include learning objectives, case examples and vignettes for discussion and problem solving, and chapter summaries. Additional online and reproducible resources offer instructors templates for psychological reports, performance evaluations, record-keeping forms and logs, practicum syllabi, and internship contracts that are consistent with NASP and APA principles. Key Features: Provides a strong foundation for initial field-based experiences from beginning practicum through the internship and job search Embraces NASP and APA standards, DSM-5, response-to-intervention (RtI) and multitiered systems of support (MTSS) models for school psychology practice Enhanced with special features such as learning objectives, case vignettes, sample forms, and end-of-chapter reviews Written by experienced practicum and internship supervisors and recognized authorities on the preparation and development of school psychologists
Applied Positive School Psychology is an essential guide to help teachers regain their own and assist the school community in rebuilding their health post-pandemic. While research in positive psychology is thriving, teachers and educational practitioners find it challenging to apply it in their daily practice. This practical book fills the gap between theory and practice and provides practitioners with an evidence-based toolkit on using the positive psychology in their school communities. With contributions from experts in their field, this important resource explores student wellbeing, teacher wellbeing, inclusion, developing positive relationships, creativity, and therapeutic art. Written with the practitioner in mind, Applied Positive School Psychology is a must read for the teaching community and those interested in positive education. It will also be of interest to academics specialising in wellbeing or education, educational psychologists, and education policy makers.