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Academic Assessment

Edward S. Shapiro, Jaime Benson, Nathan Clemens and Karen L. Gischlar.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 13662 words.

The assessment of academic skills is an essential and critical component of the life of all schools. Like the assessment of other areas of functioning, assessment of academic skills needs...

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Academic Interventions: What School Psychologists Need to Know for Their Assessment and Problem Solving Consultation Roles

Virginia W. Berninger, Michel Fayol and Nicole Alston–Abel.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 10037 words.

This chapter provides an overview of critical concepts about academic interventions that school psychologists can apply in their assessment (prevention and diagnosis) and problem solving...

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Assessment of Classroom Environments

Maribeth Gettinger, Clarissa J. Schienebeck, Stephanie Seigel and Laura Vollmer.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 17456 words.

The quality of classroom environments is a central variable in determining behavioral and learning outcomes of students. This chapter reviews learning environment research that links...

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Assessment of Externalizing Behavioral Deficits

Robert J. Volpe and Sandra M. Chafouleas.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 18099 words.

Given the considerable amount of research attention that has been provided to externalizing behavioral deficits, a wide array of assessment methodologies is available to reliably assess...

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Assessment of Internalizing Behavioral Deficits

Randy W. Kamphaus and Kristen L. Mays.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 13479 words.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide an overview of the assessment of internalizing problems in children and adolescents. The chapter consists of three sections. The first section...

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The Clinical Interview in Mathematics Assessment and Intervention: The Case of Fractions

Zheng Zhou.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 11161 words.

Research from both domestic and international assessments has revealed the problematic nature of mathematics instruction and assessment practice. The method of standardized testing is...

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The Development and Model of Therapeutic Assessment with Children: Application to School-Based Assessment

Deborah J. Tharinger, Lauren S. Krumholz, Cynthia A. Austin and May Matson.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 27824 words.

Therapeutic Assessment (TA) is a relatively new model of psychological assessment that, in addition to offering the benefits of a traditional assessment, also serves as a collaborative,...

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Evidence-based Practice and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Susan M. Wilczynski, Laura Fisher, Leslie Sutro, Jennifer Bass, Dipti Mudgal, Victoria Zeiger, Lauren Christian and Jesse Logue.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 20238 words.

This chapter provides an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and reviews a number of interventions for ASD that are well supported in the research literature. The informed...

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Functional Assessment of Behavior

Mark W. Steege, Tonya S. Watson and T. Steuart Watson.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 9912 words.

Functional behavioral assessment (FBA) refers to a wide range of methodologies whose primary purposes are to identify the individual and environmental variables that directly influence...

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International Development of School Psychology

Bonnie Kaul Nastasi and Kris Varjas.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology; Psychological Assessment and Testing. 12616 words.

The chapter explores converging international forces that provide the context for future development of school psychology, examines the current status of school psychology internationally,...

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