A comprehensive guide to the practice of schoolneuropsychology
It is an exciting time to specialize in school neuropsychology,with countless theoretically and psychometrically sound assessmentinstruments available for practitioners to use in their evaluationsof children with special needs. Yet the field faces the challengesof establishing evidence-based linkages between assessment andinterventions and of broadening its approaches to culturallydiverse populations.
Edited by a leading expert in school neuropsychology, BestPractices in School Neuropsychology: Guidelines for EffectivePractice, Assessment, and Evidence-Based Intervention addressesthese challenges and their solutions and provides learningspecialists and school psychologists with clear coverage and vitalinformation on this burgeoning area of practice within schoolpsychology.
This insightful reference features comprehensive discussionof:
Current school neuropsychological assessment and interventionmodels
Best practices in assessing cognitive processes
An overview of what neuroscience offers to the practice ofschool neuropsychology
How school neuropsychology fits within a Response toIntervention (RTI) model
The rationale for the importance of school psychologists'collaboration with parents, educators, and other professionals tomaximize services to children
Clinical applications of school neuropsychology with specialpopulations, academic disabilities, processing deficits, andmedical disorders
Unique challenges in working with culturally diversepopulations
Featuring contributions from internationally renowned schoolpsychologists, neuropsychologists, clinicians, and academics,Best Practices in School Neuropsychology is the first bookof its kind to present best practices and evidence-informedguidelines for the assessment and intervention of children withlearning disabilities, as well as other issues practitionersworking with children encounter in school settings.
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