The International Handbook of Consultation in Educational Settings

The International Handbook of Consultation in Educational Settings

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The rapid changes in the composition of school-age youth around the world have catalyzed a growing concern about how to address children's mental health and education. Grounded in this increasingly global perspective, The International Handbook of Consultation in Educational Settings is designed to provide a multicultural/transnational approach to consultation theory, research, training, and practice in educational settings. With chapters written by geographically diverse and prominent scholars across the field of school psychology, this handbook captures the range of ways in which consultation services are trained, implemented, and researched internationally. Written for practitioners, researchers, faculty members, and graduate students in the fields of school psychology, school counseling, special education, and educational psychology, this volume is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive look at consultation in learning environments across the world. The International Handbook of Consultation in Educational Settings offers various perspectives on models, implementation, training, and research on school consultation. After an introduction to the volume by the editors, contributors to Part II examine school-based consultation around the world to explore how consultation services are implemented in different countries. Part III addresses cross-cultural issues in consultation, particularly at a systems level. Part IV presents themes related to processes and issues in the implementation of consultation by focusing on approaches in various countries. The chapters in Part V focus on consultation training, offering insights into the development of students and professionals into effective consultants in cross-cultural and systemic contexts. Part VI describes how practitioners can contribute to the body of research on consultation through careful planning and implementation of their work. Finally, the editors summarize key concepts and findings in a concluding more

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  • Paperback | 418 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 22.86mm | 748g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 27 black & white illustrations, 34 black & white tables
  • 113801348X
  • 9781138013483


Chryse Hatzichristou is professor of school psychology, director of the Center for Research and Practice of School Psychology, and chair of the Department of Psychology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece. Sylvia Rosenfield is professor emerita and former co-director of the Lab for IC Teams at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, more

Table of contents

Foreword Emilia Lopez Preface Introduction Chapter 1 Consultation Services in Educational Settings: A Global Perspective Chryse Hatzichristou and Sylvia Rosenfield School Consultation Services across the Globe Chapter 2 Establishing Psychological Consultation Services to Promote Student Wellbeing in Schools and Preschools Ingrid Hylander Chapter 3 Revisiting Canadian Consultation Models in School Psychology: Just the Same, Only Different Ester Cole and Judith Wiener Chapter 4 Consulting in School Settings in Australia: Challenges, Positive Development, and Future Opportunities Terence Bowles Chapter 5 A Multilevel Approach to System Level Consultation: Critical Components and Transnational Considerations Chryse Hatzichristou, Aikaterini Lampropoulou, Georgios Georgouleas, and Spryridoula Mihou Crossing Cultures Chapter 6 A Transcultural Approach to Systems-Level Consultation Bonnie Kaul Nastasi Chapter 7 Navigating the Cultural Complexities of School Consultation with Contemporary Families in a Globalized World Candace Hughes Chapter 8 Foundations for Consultation in Educational Settings with Second Language Learners Sam Ortiz and Krisan Melo Chapter 9 The Entry Process in International Systemic School Consultation Abigail Harris and Mio Ueda Chapter 10 International Collaboration to Develop A School Psychology Training Program in Vietnam Kimberly Kassay and Mark Terjesen Chapter 11 School Crisis Consultation: An International Framework Stephen Brock and Shane Jimerson Implementing Consultation Services in the Schools Chapter 12 Consultation and the role of the School Psychologist: Barriers and Opportunities Peter Farrell and Kevin Woods Chapter 13 Thinking IN the Box: A Tool for Promoting Innovative Problem Solving in Israeli School Psychology Services Sharone Maital Chapter 14 Dealing with Difficulties: The Strategies of Instructional Consultants in Hong Kong Shui-fong Lam Chapter 15 Ecological Consultation as a Means to Promote Child Rights Cynthia Hazel Educating Effective Consultants Chapter 16 Training and Education of Consultants: A Global Perspective Colette Ingraham Chapter 17 Professional Training and Development in Consultation: From Knowledge to Competence and Capability in Educational and Child Psychology Practice in the UK Emma Kennedy, Sandra Dunsmuir and Sean Cameron Chapter 18 Complicating the Thinking of Trainee Consultants in Consultee-Centered Consultation Frank Worrell, Jessica Ernande Naecker, Christine Gerchow, Chloe Green, Claire Kunesh and Anna McGee Researching Consultation Chapter 19 Conducting School-Based Consultation as Publishable Research Stephen Truscott, Moriah Kearney, Yanique Matthews, and Kirnel Daniel A Final Word Chapter 20 Mapping the Global Future of School-Based Consultation Sylvia Rosenfield and Chryse Hatzichristou Contributorsshow more