Handbook of Education, Training, and Supervision of School Psychologists in School and Community, Volume II: Bridging the Training and Practice Gap: Building Collaborative University/Field Practices (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Education, Training, and Supervision of School Psychologists in School and Community, Volume II

Bridging the Training and Practice Gap: Building Collaborative University/Field Practices

Edited by Judith Kaufman, Tammy L. Hughes, Cynthia A. Riccio

© 2010 – Routledge

370 pages | 10 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

Published with the sponsorship of the Trainers of School Psychologists, this two volume handbook examines the essential tenets of the school psychology profession, critically reviews training and practice issues, and evaluates how traditional and changing skills and issues translate into meeting the needs of children and the systems that serve them.

Volume II extends the discussion of the training of school psychologists from Volume I to an examination of issues critical to the practice of school psychology, focusing on the roles of the supervisor as trainer in different contexts. Each chapter raises issues for university training in a manner that facilitates the dialogue between university and field trainers. This volume also considers issues of professional development, credentialing, and developing a professional identity, topics that predominate in practice settings yet are typically not addressed in any school psychology text. It concludes by offering recommendations on how the collaboration between university and field-based education can be further improved in the future to anticipate and meet the needs of the next generation of professionals and the children in their care.

Table of Contents

Part I: Contemporary School Psychology Training: University/Field Collaboration. Hughes, Kaufman, Miller, Is Everything Old New Again: School Psychology Training Past, Present, and Future. Part II: What About Supervision Anyway? Trainers as Supervisors. Kaufman, Contemporary Issues in Supervision. Welsh, Meche, Broussard, Competency Based School Psychology Practica: A Collaborative Training Model. Herbert, Patterson, Collaborative Supervision of Internship Experiences. Gordon, Zacarrio, Supervision of School Psychology Interns in a Pediatric Hospital. Hatzichristou, Lampropoulou, Lykitsakou, Dimitropoulou, Promoting University and Schools Partnership: Transnational Considerations and Future Directions. Part III: Difficult Dialogues. Lopez, Rogers, Multicultural Competence and Diversity: University and Field Collaboration. Cruise, Swerdlick, Problematic Behaviors: Mediating Differences and Negotiating Change. Dailor, Jacob, Ethical and Legal Challenges: Negotiating Change. Kaufman, Hughes, Dealing with Harassment, Abuse and Other Difficult Topics. Theodore, Hughes, Kaufman, Developing Professional Identity: Values, Behaviors and Reputation. Jacob, Drevon, Abbuh, Taton, Preparing School Psychologists to Address the Needs of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (GLBTQ) Youth. Part IV: Professional Issues. Crespi, Professional Credentialing: Options and Needs. Snyder, Cash, Valley-Gray, Cunningham, Continuing Education: Fostering Life Long Learning. Brock, Martinez, Navarro, Teran, Collaboration in School-based Crisis Intervention. Levinson, Black, Rafoth, & Slonim, Community Collaboration and University-based Clinics. Part V: Into the Future. Hughes, Kaufman, Hoover, Creating Congruent Change in Training and Field Based Practice. Hughes, Kaufman, Riccio, Crespi, García-Vásquez, Envisioning the Future: Looking into the Crystal Ball.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health