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1st Edition

Behavioral Assessment in School Psychology

ISBN 9780898598810
Published February 1, 1987 by Routledge
270 Pages

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Book Description

This important volume presents strategies and procedures for assessing both emotional/behavioral problems and academic difficulties. Arranged by assessment content areas, the volume discusses such methodologies as behavioral interviewing, observation, self-monitoring, use of self- and informant-report, and both analogue and curriculum-based assessment. All chapters are supported by numerous examples and illustrations.

Table of Contents

Contents: Assessment in the Schools. The Methodology of Behavioral Assessment. Behavioral Assessment of Academic Skills: Conceptual Framework and Overview. Assessing Reading, Math, and Writing. Assessing Behavioral and Emotional Problems. Assessing Adaptive Behavior. Behavioral Consultation: Linking Assessment and Intervention. A Model for Delivering School Psychological Services.

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"...provides an excellent description of strategies for implementing a blueprint of change in service delivery in the schools. The strategies are consistent with a general behavioral framework, and the service delivery model serves as a heuristic subject to future changes."
Contemporary Psychology