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Yoshikawa, Koichi; deLeyer-Tiarks, Johanna; Kehle, Thomas J.; Bray, Melissa A. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
In the past few decades, as Japan has navigated a rapidly shifting social landscape that has altered the underpinnings of Japanese society, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) has attempted to adapt by undertaking multiple revisions and reforms to the national education law with important implications for the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Social Change, Educational Legislation
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Patwa, Shamim S.; Peverly, Stephen T.; Maykel, Cheryl; Kapoor, Vineeta – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
India has very few school psychologists and school psychology as a discipline is almost non-existent. Further, the educational system in India, which is in great flux, has many needs that could be met by school psychologists. In this article, we discuss what roles school psychology could serve if the profession continues to develop in India. To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Psychologists, Role, Educational Change
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Graybill, Emily; Baker, Courtney N.; Cloth, Allison H.; Fisher, Sycarah; Nastasi, Bonnie K. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
The purpose of the current content analysis was to build upon previous empirical research both within school psychology and in other subdisciplines of psychology to refine the operationalized definition of social justice within school psychology research. Operationalizing the definition and substantiating it within the empirical literature is a…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Social Science Research, School Psychology, Content Analysis
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McGill, Ryan J. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2017
For the appraisal of single-case intervention data, school psychologists have been encouraged to focus most, if not all, of their interpretive weight on the visual inspection of graphed data. However, existing software programs provide practitioners with limited features for systematic visual inspection. R (R Development Core Team, 2014) is a…
Descriptors: Intervention, Data, Graphs, Computer Software
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Renshaw, Tyler L. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
The present article provides commentary on this pioneering special issue covering the usefulness of so-called mind-body practices with youth and in schools. I begin by addressing the way we talk about this approach to practice, describing a few undesirable consequences that can follow from using the mind-body moniker adopted from the world of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Attention Control, Perception, Health Promotion
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Kranzler, John H.; Floyd, Randy G.; Benson, Nicholas; Zaboski, Brian; Thibodaux, Lia – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
The Cross-Battery Assessment (XBA) approach to identifying a specific learning disorder (SLD) is based on the postulate that deficits in cognitive abilities in the presence of otherwise average general intelligence are causally related to academic achievement weaknesses. To examine this postulate, we conducted a classification agreement analysis…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Children, Youth, Cognitive Ability
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Oakland, Thomas; Wechsler, Solange Muglia – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
This article provides guidelines for an entry-level course that prepares psychology students and practitioners to acquire entry-level skills, abilities, knowledge, and attitudes important to the individual assessment of intellectual abilities of children and youth. The article reviews prominent international, regional, and national policies,…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Intelligence Tests, School Psychology, School Psychologists
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Wechsler, Solange Muglia; de Cassia Nakano, Tatiana – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
The history of cognitive assessment in Brazil is described through evolutionary movements or waves, when tests were just imported and translated from other countries, criticized, and later evaluated in laboratories on test construction founded at private and state universities. The presence of high standards for test use place Brazil at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Youth, Cognitive Measurement
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Basu, Jayanti – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
Intelligence testing was one of the earliest interests of psychologists in India. Adaptation of Western intelligence tests has been a focus of psychologists in the first half of the last century. Indigenous development of intelligence tests has been attempted, but diversity of language and culture, complexity of school systems, and infrastructural…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Foreign Countries, School Psychology, Test Interpretation
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Brown, Jacqueline A.; Jimerson, Shane R. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2015
Although the field of school psychology continues to develop rapidly, few recent studies have examined how it is directly affected by a country's economy and education. This study examined the effect of gross domestic product, public spending on education, and public support for education on the ratio of school psychologists to students, level of…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Economic Factors, Economics, Foreign Countries
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Jimerson, Shane R. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
Professions are strong only to the extent they are represented by active and effective professional associations. Professional associations are strong only to the extent that they are composed of active and effective professionals. This article highlights the belief that the contributions of capable, creative, and committed colleagues who provide…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Professional Associations, Success, Professional Identity
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Oakland, Thomas; Hatzichristou, Chryse – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
This special issue of the "International Journal of School & Educational Psychology" is devoted to promoting an understanding of some current features of school psychology programs and to suggest ways to further strengthen preparation. Information summarized in these 12 articles is intended to assist us in determining the relevance…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, School Psychology, School Psychologists, Counselor Training
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Hatzichristou, Chryse; Polychroni, Fotini – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
The paper describes the preparation of school psychologists in Greece. It discusses the social and cultural contexts that have influenced the evolution of the discipline of psychology, the beginning of training programs in school psychology, and the current status of school psychological services. The structure of the Graduate Program of School…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Psychology, Counselor Training, Social Influences
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Mendes, Sofia A.; Abreu-Lima, Isabel; Almeida, Leandro S.; Simeonsson, Rune J. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
Little empirical evidence is available on the professional characteristics and practices of school psychologists in Portugal. This study surveyed a total of 477 Portuguese school psychologists employed in public (80%) and private schools (20%). Portuguese school psychologists are described with regard to demographic, professional, and educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Psychology, Counselor Characteristics, Counseling Services
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Farrell, Peter; McFarland, Max; Gonzalez, Ruth; Hass, Michael; Stiles, Deborah A. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2014
The development of rigorous and universally respected quality assurance procedures that monitor and recognize the delivery of effective and ethically responsible public services has become increasingly evident in many countries. However, within professional psychology, these developments generally are located in individual countries. With a few…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Global Approach, School Psychologists, Counselor Training
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