Autor: Meghan C. Stiffler
ISBN-13: 9783319191706
Einband: Book
Seiten: 128
Format: 246x164x14 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Mental Health Screening at School

Contemporary Issues in Psychological Assessment
Instrumentation, Implementation, and Critical Issues
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Explores early identification and treatment of child mental health problems
Chapter 1. Introduction.- Chapter 2. History of Screening Practices, Mental Health Assessment and Classification in the United States.- Chapter 3. Current System of Identification.- Chapter 4. Instrumentation for Mental Health Screening.- Chapter 5. Alignment of Mental Health Screening with Response to Intervention Approaches.- Chapter 6. Multiple-Gating and Mental Health Screening.- Chapter 7. An Example Using the BASC-2 Behavioral and Emotional Screening System.- Chapter 8. Current Issues and Future Directions in Mental Health Screening.
This volume examines the use of prediagnostic mental health screening as part of preventive services in primary and secondary schools. It presents the theory underlying mental health screening for children and the obstacles against its widespread implementation. Empirical findings illustrate the potential of schools as the platform for mental and general health services. The authors contribute their own experiences to provide real-world perspectives and establish future directions for research and practice on mental health screening in schools.
Featured topics include:Rationales for comprehensive mental health screening in schools.
Evaluations of widely used assessment instruments for suitability with children and youth.
An analysis of mental health screening in a Response to Intervention framework.
The multiple-gate approach to screening and service delivery.
Benefits and challenges of screening in educational settings.
Current and emerging issues in the field.


Mental Health Screening at School is a valuable resource for clinicians and scientist-practitioners, researchers, and graduate students in school psychology, social work, special education, and school counseling, as well as school principals and administrators.
Autor: Meghan C. Stiffler, Bridget V. Dever
Meghan C. Stiffler, Ph.D., is currently a licensed psychologist in the State of Texas. She has received numerous recognitions for her academic accomplishments. She was awarded the prestigious Presidential Fellowship to obtain her doctoral degree in Educational Psychology at the University of Georgia, where she conducted four years of research, with Professor Randy W. Kamphaus, on school-based mental health screening. She has quickly become a recognized expert on this topic because of her journal articles and many presentations on screening issues such as the use of multiple informants and multiple gates in universal screening programs. She previously worked as a school psychologist with Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District in Houston, Texas for three years.

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Autor: Meghan C. Stiffler
ISBN-13:: 9783319191706
ISBN: 3319191705
Erscheinungsjahr: 21.08.2015
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Gewicht: 379g
Seiten: 128
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 246x164x14 mm, 7 schwarz-weiße und 3 farbige Abbildungen, 5 schwarz-weiße Tabellen, Bibliographie