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Behavioral Assessment in Schools, Second Edition : Theory, Research, and Clinical Foundations - Edward S. Shapiro

Behavioral Assessment in Schools, Second Edition

Theory, Research, and Clinical Foundations

By: Edward S. Shapiro (Editor), Thomas R. Kratochwill (Editor)

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A landmark text, this volume systematically addresses the issues involved in developing behavioral assessment strategies for educational--rather than clinical--settings. The theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of widely used assessment methods are discussed, and their strengths and limitations evaluated. Attention is given to legal and professional issues, decision making processes in educational diagnosis, and culturally sensitive assessment practices.

"As we have come to expect from Shapiro and Kratochwill, this is a comprehensive, thoughtful, and up-to-date volume. Topics represented include not only the classics, such as direct observation and functional analysis, but also curriculum-based assessment and self-monitoring strategies. This second edition represents the new 'gold standard' for students, researchers, and practitioners." --Cindy Carlson, PhD, University of Texas, Austin

"This volume is a thinking person's guide to behavioral assessment methodology. The esteemed contributors integrate theory and practice admirably. Students who use this text will gain a sophisticated understanding of these techniques, learning not only how to use them, but also why." --Randy Kamphaus, PhD, University of Georgia

"This volume is inclusive in scope and exclusive in the selection of chapter authors, who are among today's leading scholars in the field. Encompassed are an impressive array of direct and indirect behavioral assessment approaches that have relevance for both academic and nonacademic concerns. Behavioral assessment is conceptualized within a data-based, problem-solving framework that is widely employed within contemporary educational settings and that facilitates mandated assessment-treatment linkages. Incorporating numerous tables and figures to illustrate research reviews and practice guidelines, this volume is a 'must read' for advanced graduate students and practitioners in child clinical and school psychology. It is an excellent textbook choice for graduate-level courses addressing child behavioral assessment."--Cathy F. Telzrow, PhD, ABPP, School Psychology Program, Kent State University

Introduction
Conceptual Foundations of Behavioral Assessment in Schoolsp. 3
Assessment Techniques
Direct Observation in School Settings: Theoretical Issuesp. 19
Direct Observation in the Assessment of Academic Skills Problemsp. 46
Theory and Practice in Conducting Functional Analysisp. 78
Analogue Assessment: Research and Practice in Evaluating Emotional and Behavioral Problemsp. 104
Analogue Assessment: Research and Practice in Evaluating Academic Skills Problemsp. 139
Analogue Assessment of Academic Skills: Curriculum-Based Measurement and Performance Assessmentp. 168
Self-Monitoring: Theory and Practicep. 202
Informant Reports: Theory and Research in Using Child Behavior Rating Scales in School Settingsp. 233
Informant Reports: Conceptual and Research Bases of Interviews with Parents and Teachersp. 257
Self-Reports: Theory and Research in Using Rating Scale Measuresp. 288
Self-Reports: Theory and Practice in Interviewing Childrenp. 323
Issues in Child and Adolescent Assessment
Psychometric Qualities of Professional Practicep. 355
Legal and Ethical Issues in Child and Adolescent Assessmentp. 387
Assessment of Ethnic and Linguistic Minority Childrenp. 435
Educational and Psychiatric Classification Systemsp. 464
Author Indexp. 489
Subject Indexp. 509
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ISBN: 9781572305755
ISBN-10: 1572305754
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 522
Published: 1st July 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.87
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition