2nd Edition

Handbook of Research in School Consultation

Edited By William P Erchul, Susan M Sheridan Copyright 2014
    580 Pages
    by Routledge

    580 Pages
    by Routledge

    Now in its second edition, the Handbook of Research in School Consultation provides the field of school-based consultation with a comprehensive volume examining research perspectives and methodologies, models of practice, and future research directions. Revised and updated, this collection brings together leading experts in the field, offering both producers and consumers of school consultation an invaluable snapshot of the current boundaries and rapidly growing content of the discipline. It touches upon not only the scientific progress of the field, but also upon the variety of cutting-edge techniques and approaches currently being developed with an eye toward a changing world. Perfect for school psychologists, and also appropriate for researchers, trainers, and school-based professionals such as special educators and school counselors, this handbook is an absolute necessity for those keeping pace with the innovating, evolving world of school consultation.


    Foreword: Stephen N. Elliott



    Section A. Introduction

    Chapter 1. Overview: The State of Scientific Research in School Consultation

    William P. Erchul and Susan M. Sheridan

    Chapter 2. School-Based Problem-Solving Consultation: Plotting a New Course for Evidence-Based Research and Practice in Consultation

    Jennifer L. Frank and Thomas R. Kratochwill

    Section B. Methodological Foundations

    Chapter 3. Measurement in School Consultation Research

    Ann C. Schulte, Natalie Murr, Kali Osbeck, and Priya Mudholkar

    Chapter 4. Quantitative Research Methods and Designs in Consultation

    Frank M. Gresham

    Chapter 5. Qualitative and Mixed-Methods Designs in Consultation Research

    Joel Meyers, Stephen D. Truscott, Adena B. Meyers, Kristen Varjas, and Samuel Kim

    Chapter 6. Commentary: Evidence-Based Practice in School-Based Consultation Research

    Amanda M. VanDerHeyden

    Section C. What We Know: Process/Outcome Findings from Selected Models of Practice

    Chapter 7. Research Issues in Mental Health Consultation andConsultee-Centered Approaches

    Steven E. Knotek and Ingrid Hylander

    Chapter 8. Behavioral Consultation: Contemporary Research and Emerging Challenges

    Brian K. Martens, Florence D. DiGennaro Reed, and Jennifer D. Magnuson

    Chapter 9. The Past, Present, and Future of Conjoint Behavioral Consultation Research

    Susan M. Sheridan, Brandy L. Clarke, and Kelly A. Ransom

    Chapter 10. Bringing Instructional Consultation to Scale: Research and Development of IC and IC Teams

    Sylvia A. Rosenfield, Todd A. Gravois, and Arlene E. Silva

    Chapter 11. Organization Development and Change Facilitation in School Settings: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations

    Robert J. Illback

    Chapter 12. Section Commentary: Process and Outcome Research in Selected Models of Consultation

    Emilia C. Lopez and Bonnie Nastasi

    Section D. What We Know: Process/Outcome Findings from Selected Research Perspectives

    Chapter 13. Studying Multicultural Aspects of Consultation

    Colette L. Ingraham

    Chapter 14. Researching Interpersonal Influence within School Consultation: Social Power Base and Relational Communication Perspectives

    William P. Erchul, Priscilla F. Grissom, Kimberly C. Getty, and Megan S. Bennett

    Chapter 15. Research Examining the Relationships between Consultation Procedures, Treatment Integrity, and Outcomes

    George H. Noell and Kristin A. Gansle

    Chapter 16. A Commentary on What We Know: Process/Outcome Findings from Selected Research Perspectives

    Jeffery P. Braden

    Section E. Additional Cutting-Edge Topics and Future Challenges

    Chapter 17 Assessing the State of Evidence in Consultation Training: A Review and Call to the Field

    Markeda Newell and Daniel Newman

    Chapter 18. Team-Based School Consultation

    Shannon Dowd-Eagle and John Eagle

    Chapter 19. Research on Consultation in Early Childhood Programs

    Jennifer LoCasale-Crouch, Sonia Q. Cabell, Manuela Jimenez, and Michelle Baldanza

    Chapter 20. School Consultation and Response to Intervention: Convergence, Divergence, and Future Directions for Research and Practice

    Amy L. Reschly and Daniel J. Reschly

    Chapter 21. Section Commentary: Adapting Consultation Research to Challenges of the 21st Century

    Beth Doll

    Section F. Conclusions

    Chapter 22. Epilogue: Final Comments on School Consultation Research

    Susan M. Sheridan and William P. Erchul


    Author Index

    Subject Index


    William P. Erchul is Research Professor in the Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ; Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.

    Susan M. Sheridan is George Holmes University Professor of Educational Psychology and Director of the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families, and Schools at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.