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Aiello, Rachel; Ruble, Lisa; Esler, Amy – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2017
This study aimed to better understand predictors of evidence-based assessment practices for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Nationwide, 402 school psychologists were surveyed for their knowledge of and training and experience with ASD on assessment practices, including reported areas of training needs. The majority of school psychologists reported…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, National Surveys, Evidence Based Practice, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Fitzgerald, Monica M.; Cohen, Judith A. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2012
Schools are ideal settings for identifying children and adolescents who have been exposed to traumatic events. They are also ideal for providing evidence-based mental health services, such as trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, to students affected by childhood posttraumatic stress disorder and co-occurring mental health and behavioral…
Descriptors: Evidence, Health Services, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, School Psychologists
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McClain, Mary-Catherine; Pfeiffer, Steven – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2012
Definitions of what constitute students who are gifted and talented as well as policies and procedures to identify these high-ability students play a critical role in determining which individuals actually receive gifted services. This article reports on a national survey of how state policies and practices define giftedness, identify gifted…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Definitions, Identification, School Psychology
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Windingstad, Sunny; Skinner, Christopher H.; Rowland, Emily; Cardin, Elizabeth; Fearrington, Jamie Y. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2009
A multiple-baseline, across-tasks design was used to extend research on the taped-problems (TP) intervention with an intact, rural, second-grade classroom. During TP sessions an audio recording paced the class through a series of 15 or 16 addition facts four times. Problems and answers were read and students were instructed to attempt to provide…
Descriptors: Intervention, Intervals, Arithmetic, Grade 2
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Ortiz, Samuel O. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2006
Once thought of largely as a sideline issue, multiculturalism is fast becoming a major topic on the central stage of psychology and practice. That cultural factors permeate the whole of psychological foundations and influence the manner in which the very scope of practice is shaped is undeniable. The rapidly changing face of the U.S. population…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Criticism, Cultural Pluralism, School Psychology
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Nuttal, Ena Vazquez; Li, Chieh; Kaplan, Jason P. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2006
Home-school partnership is one of the important contributors to every child's learning. The changing demographics of the United States present an urgent need for home-school partnership with culturally diverse families. Traditional family involvement practices are challenged when working with multicultural families. The authors propose an…
Descriptors: Hmong People, Parent Participation, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship
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Choi, Hee-sook; Thul, Candrice A.; Berenhaut, Kenneth S.; Suerken, Cynthia K.; Norris, James L. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2006
School psychologists' attitudes and feelings toward gay and lesbian parents were surveyed in relation to their training and exposure, and professional services offered to gay and lesbian parents and their children. The relationship between attitudes, feelings, training, exposure, and demographic characteristics was explored as well. A stratified…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Surveys, Attitude Measures, Attitudes