Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology
An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Normal Price: $210.00
Your Price: $189.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $21.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $9.45 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days, Not for Xmas
Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology by Giselle B. Esquivel
Book DescriptionThis comprehensive handbook offers a beautifully balanced view of the emerging field of multicultural school psychology. The opening section provides an historical overview of how the field has developed, and succeeding sections discuss multicultural issues related to consultation, instructional interventions, alternative assessment, academic assessment, vocational assessment, culturally sensitive counseling models, and working with families and special populations. Theory, research, and practice are integrated throughout. Key features of this exciting new book include: * Interdisciplinary Perspective - Many chapters are written by authors from different disciplines, all of whom have multicultural expertise. The last chapter provides summarizing commentaries written by leaders in different disciplines. * Scientist-Practitioner Focus - Evidence-based interventions for culturally and linguistically diverse students are provided for major competency areas such as consultation, counseling, and special programs (e.g., bilingual and multicultural education). * Assessment Focus - Multicultural and bilingual assessment issues are discussed in the chapters covering language, cognitive, personality, behavioral, neuropsychological, vocational, acculturational, and academic assessment. * Special Populations Focus - The needs of special populations such as culturally different parents, gifted and talented children, preschool children, migrant families, and children with low and high incidence learning disabilities are discussed in section VI. This book is appropriate for graduate courses and seminars dealing with multicultural school psychology. It is also a useful reference for researchers and practicing school psychologists and the libraries serving them.
Buy Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology book by Giselle B. Esquivel from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780805845624
(254mm x 178mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publish Date: 7-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Giselle B. Esquivel
Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology, Hardback (March 2007)» View all books by Giselle B. Esquivel
Offers a view of the field of multicultural school psychology. This book provides a historical overview of how the field has developed and also discusses multicultural issues related to consultation, instructional interventions, alternative assessment, and academic assessment. It is intended for researchers and practicing school psychologists.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology book by Giselle B. Esquivel and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.