Theory and Cases in School-Based Consultation: A Resource for School Psychologists, School Counselors, Special Educators, and Other Mental Health Professionals, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Theory and Cases in School-Based Consultation

A Resource for School Psychologists, School Counselors, Special Educators, and Other Mental Health Professionals, 2nd Edition

By Laura M. Crothers, Ara J. Schmitt, Jered B. Kolbert, Tammy L. Hughes

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332 pages | 56 B/W Illus.

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Description

This timely second edition provides an applied perspective regarding school-based consultation, including an overview of mental health consultation, behavioral consultation, ecological consultation, social learning theory consultation, Adlerian consultation, instructional consultation, and organizational/systems consultation. Case examples of child-based/level problems, family-based/level problems, educator-based/level problems, and systems-based/level problems related to each theory of consultation will be provided and critical thinking questions are included at the end of each case study to facilitate discussion among students and educators regarding school-based consultation.

Reviews

"In today’s fast-paced world and increasing mental health needs in educational settings, professionals need a practical and erudite resource to guide them in applying various consultation models, especially with culturally- and linguistically-diverse individuals. The second edition of "Theory and Cases in School-Based Consultation: A Resource for School Psychologists, School Counselors, Special Educators, and Other Mental Health Professionals" by Crothers, Hughes, Kolbert, and Schmitt delivers a clear, thorough, and highly useful resource for all school-based personnel. Kudos to Crothers et al. for providing a volume that will be used for years to come."Vincent C. Alfonso, PhD, dean of School of Education, Gonzaga University, USA

"Filled with rich detail about pertinent conceptual frameworks and containing numerous practical suggestions, this is a wonderful, comprehensive resource for all engaged in school-based consultation. I highly recommend this book!"David Shriberg, Indiana University, editor of Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, USA

"The second edition of "Theory and Cases in School-Based Consultation: A Resource for School Psychologists, School Counselors, Special Educators, and Other Mental Health Professionals" really hits the mark by providing a book that will most definitely enhance high-quality instruction in the classroom rather than detract from it! Many current consultation resources are either too scholarly and dense that make it less practical in training, or too simplified that require much supplementation by the instructor. This new edition is the perfect balance. It is chock full of practical resources to enhance rigorous training of consultants (e.g., skills and dispositions, presentations for instructors, test banks) and grounded in research and theory. Most importantly, it connects complicated theoretical models such as multicultural consultation with consultant decision making, which is critical to developing practitioners who are thoughtful and ethical in the global society that we find ourselves in now. We need to train this next generation of consultants with the future in mind and this book does just that! I have taught consultation to graduate students from various professions (i.e., school psychologists, school counselors, special educators, and clinical psychologists) for over a decade and will be sharing it widely among my peers!"Sam Y. Song, PhD, co-director of the National Network of Restorative School Researchers (NNRSR) and associate professor of Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

Table of Contents

1. School-Based Consultation: Overview and University Training Considerations

2. Stages, Processes, and Procedures in School-Based Consultation

3. Multicultural Issues in School-Based Consultation

4. Instructional Consultation (IC) and Instructional Consultation Teams (ICT)

5. Mental Health Consultation (MHC)

6. Behavioral Consultation, the Problem-Solving Model, and Conjoint Behavioral Consultation

7. Social Cognitive Theory Consultation

8. Adlerian (AC) and Solution-Focused (SFC) Consultation

9. Organizational and Systems Consultation (OSC)

10. Assessment Considerations for Consultation

11. Efficacy and Effectiveness of School-Based Consultation

References

About the Authors

Laura M. Crothers, DEd, is a Professor of School Psychology at Duquesne University. Dr. Crothers has been named a national expert in childhood bullying by the National Association of School Psychologists and serves on several journal editorial boards.

Tammy L. Hughes, PhD, is the Martin A. Hehir Endowed Chair for Scholarly Excellence and professor and chair of the department of counseling, psychology, and special education at Duquesne University.

Karen A. Morine, PhD, NCSP, is a Licensed Psychologist at the Center for Pediatric Neuropsychology in Pittsburgh, PA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health