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Establishing Family-School Partnerships in School Psychology Critical Skills

Edited By S. Andrew Garbacz Copyright 2020
    302 Pages 15 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    302 Pages 15 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

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    Establishing Family-School Partnerships in School Psychology provides actionable, evidence-based practices toward effective family-school partnerships. Offering scoped and sequenced approaches to embed family-school partnership interventions within a three-tier prevention framework, the book covers mental health screening, cultural responsiveness, technology use, and more. This volume in the Foundations of School Psychology Research and Practice Series makes clear how sustained implementation of family-school partnerships can be achieved within existing educational infrastructures to promote student achievement across developmental periods and schooling levels.

    List of Tables. List of Figures. Preface, S. Andrew Garbacz 1. Systems Theory and Families, Amy L. Reschly 2. Collaborating with Families to Improve Complete Mental Health Screening, Eui Kyung Kim, Ashley Mayworm, Rhea Wagle, and Erin Dowdy 3. Family-School Partnerships in Tiered Systems of Support, Shannon R. Holmes, Wendy M. Reinke, Keith C. Herman, Aaron M. Thompson, and Laura E. Danforth 4. Tier I Family-School Partnership Programs, John Eagle, Jenlyn Furey, and Shannon Dowd-Eagle 5. Tier II Family-School Partnership Programs, John E. Lochman, Caroline L. Boxmeyer, Nicholas Ialongo, Sara C. McDaniel, Elise T. Pas, and Nicole P. Powell 6. Targeting Student Concerns through Family-School Programs: Individualized Tier III Supports Engaging Parents as Partners, Susan M. Sheridan and Samantha R. Angell 7. Implementing Culturally Responsive Practices in Family-School Partnership Programs, Sherrell Hicklen House 8. Preventive Approaches for Working with Families in Schools from Early Childhood to Adolescence, Danielle Wilson, Camille C. Cioffi, and Elizabeth A. Stormshak 9. Using Technology to Maximize Engagement and Outcomes in Family-School Partnerships, Aaron J. Fischer and Bradley S. Bloomfield 10. Implementation Toward Sustainment of Family-School Partnership Programs, Genery D. Booster, Jennifer A. Mautone, Thomas J. Power, and Ricardo Eiraldi 11. Translational Research on Evidence-based Parenting Support within Public Schools: Strategies, Challenges, and Potential Solutions, Thomas J. Dishion, S. Andrew Garbacz, John R. Seeley, Elizabeth A. Stormshak, Keith Smolkowski, Kevin J. Moore, Corrina Falkenstein, Jeff M. Gau, Hanjoe Kim, and Gregory M. Fosco 12. Designing, Analyzing, and Disseminating Research on Family-School Partnership Programs, Natalie Koziol and Amanda L. Witte List of Contributors


    S. Andrew Garbacz is Associate Professor in the School Psychology Program within the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. He is a licensed psychologist, licensed school psychologist, and Nationally Certified School Psychologist.

    "Establishing Family-School Partnerships in School Psychology is the new ‘go-to’ volume on this important topic. Thoughtfully organized within a multi-tiered intervention framework, rooted in evidence-based intervention research, practical in content, and focused on the future, this is a seminal work on family-school partnerships for school psychology researchers and practitioners."

    —Cindy Carlson, Maxine Foreman Zarrow Endowed Faculty Fellow in Education in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, USA