|Making Sense of Autism|
by Travis Thompson Ph.D. (Author)
When you're working with children who have autism, you're sure to have questions about a wide range of issues: challenging behavior, interventions, medications, effective partnerships with parents, and the nature of the disorder itself.
Think of this book as your "autism primer"—the one you need to read first to get a solid, balanced understanding of what autism is, how it affects behavior and learning, and what you can do to effectively work with children with autism from their...
|DSM-5® Diagnosis in the Schools|
by Renée M. Tobin (Author), Alvin E. House (Author)
Thousands of practitioners using prior editions of the DSM have relied on this key resource to optimize their diagnostic practices in PreK-12 settings. Now significantly revised for DSM-5, the book cuts through the overwhelming length and complexity of the diagnostic manual by focusing thematically on the most common child and adolescent concerns. Tips are provided for diagnostic decision making and coding, and technical terms are demystified. Emphasis is given to using diagnosis as a...
|Treatment of Childhood Disorders, Third Edition|
by Eric J. Mash (Editor), Russell A. Barkley (Editor)
This major professional reference and text offers an authoritative review of evidence-based treatments for the most prevalent child and adolescent problems. Leading contributors present applications for anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, ADHD, autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, the effects of maltreatment, substance use, and more.
|Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: A Practical Guide (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series)|
by Robert L. Rhodes (Author), Salvador Hector Ochoa (Author), Samuel O. Ortiz (Author)
This is the first book to present a practical, problem-solving approach and hands-on tools and techniques for assessing English language learners and culturally diverse students in K-12 settings. It meets a crucial need among practitioners and special educators working in today's schools. Provided are research-based, step-by-step procedures for conducting effective interviews with students, parents, and teachers; making the best use of interpreters; addressing special issues in the prereferral...
|Clinical Neuropsychology: A Pocket Handbook for Assessment|
by Michael W. Parsons and Thomas E. Hammeke (Author), Michael W. Parsons and Thomas E. Hammeke (Editor)
This bestselling, pocket-sized assessment guide has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest developments in clinical neuropsychology. Designed specifically to meet the needs of neuropsychologists in the early stages of their training, the third edition leads users through the complicated process of assessing, diagnosing, and treating an enormous range of neurologic, neuropsychological, psychiatric, and behavioral disorders and syndromes. New chapters address cultural neuropsychology,...
|Ethics and Law for School Psychologists|
by Susan Jacob (Author), Dawn M. Decker (Author), Timothy S. Hartshorne (Author)
The definitive text—completely revised—on the professional and legal standards of school psychology
Fully revised and now in its sixth edition, the single best source of authoritative information on the ethical and legal issues associated with school psychological practice includes the most up-to-date standards and requirements of the profession. Citing recent legal rulings and publications as well as historical references, Ethics and Law for School Psychologists provides the most...
|School Neuropsychology: A Practitioner's Handbook|
by James B. Hale (Author), Catherine A. Fiorello (Author)
This important resource presents the latest information on brain-behavior relationships and describes ways school practitioners can apply neuropsychological principles in their work with children. Bridging the gap between neuropsychological theory, assessment, and intervention, this accessible text addresses complex topics in a straightforward, easy-to-understand fashion. The authors challenge previous conceptions about brain functions and present the cognitive hypothesis-testing model, an...
|Assessment of Childhood Disorders, Fourth Edition|
by Eric J. Mash (Editor), Russell A. Barkley (Editor)
This leading text and clinical guide offers best-practice recommendations for assessing a comprehensive array of child and adolescent mental health problems and health risks. Prominent authorities present evidence-based approaches that can be used in planning, implementing, and evaluating real-world clinical services. Coverage encompasses behavior disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, developmental disorders, maltreatment, and...
|Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential|
by Peg Dawson (Author), Richard Guare (Author)
There’s nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your “smart but scattered” child might also have trouble coping with disappointment or managing anger. Drs. Peg Dawson and Richard Guare have great news: there’s a lot you can do to help.
The latest research in child development shows that many kids who have the brain and heart to...
|Internships in Psychology: The Apags Workbook for Writing Successful Applications and Finding the Right Fit|
by Carol Williams-Nickelson (Author), Mitchell J. Prinstein (Author), W. Gregory Keilin (Author)
This authoritative, hands-on book provides doctoral-level psychology students with all the resources necessary to successfully navigate the internship application process. Topics include: the most common reasons why people don't secure a position; how many sites to apply to; rank ordering your list of programs; preparing essays, cover letters, and the curriculum vitae; securing strong letters of recommendation; preparing for interviews; writing thank you notes; receiving Match results, and...