Collaborative Consultation in the Schools : Effective Practices for Students with Learning and Behavior Problems
For special education, school psychology, and school counselor courses in collaborative consultation.Offering a genuine difference, this practical text treats school consultation as a collaborative, problem-solving endeavor. It covers the two primary theories of consultation-behavior and mental health-in detail, and summarizes several others. Using numerous actual examples, it gives readers a broad overview of the what, why, and how of school consultation. The hands-on experience of this author keeps the narrative focused, and imbues it with the common sense necessary to help special and general educators deal with the everyday challenges of at-risk, mainstreamed, and included pupils.
- Paperback | 429 pages
- 188 x 236.2 x 22.9mm | 684.94g
- 23 Jul 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 2nd edition
Table of contents
1. Overview of School-Based Consultation. 2. Models and Functional Aspects of Consultation. 3. Communication and Interpersonal Skills. 4. Ethics and Advocacy in School Consultation. 5. The Process of Consultation. 6. Consulting About Students with Behavior Problems. 7. Case Studies of Consultation: Behavior Problems in the Classroom. 8. Consulting About Students with Academic Learning Problems. 9. Case Studies in Consultation: Academic Learning Problems in the Classroom. 10. Systems-Level Consultation: The Organization as the Target of Change. Index.
About Thomas J. Kampwirth
Thomas Kampwirth is professor emeritus in the Department of Education4l Psychology, Administration, and Counseling at California State University-Long Beach. He has taught in the areas of special education and school psychology since 1971. He was coordinator of the school psychology program at CSULB for 25 years. He is a consulting school psychologist for the alternative and correctional educational system operated by the Orange County Department of Education in California. He has served as a special education teacher and a school psychologist in numerous districts in Illinois, Arizona, and California. His research interests include aptitude-treatment interactions and consultation processes. Dr. Kampwirth received his doctorate in school psychology from the University of Illinois in 1968.