A one-stop, easy-to-read reference, with comprehensive coverage of cross-cultural psychology and education in the schools
Presents a lifespan approach to issues in cross-cultural school psychology and education from pre-K through 12th grade
Provides reference lists after each entry for readers interested seeking out additional information
No other electronic + print resource of its kind currently exists
With contributions from leading researchers, educators, and practitioners in school psychology, this one-of-a-kind encyclopedia provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to cross-cultural school psychology. Some 400 entries explore the concepts, themes, and latest research findings that are critical to understanding the field. Moreover, the encyclopedia examines issues that arise from pre-K to 12th grade, offering support at all levels of primary and secondary education.
Each entry includes a description of a particular term, a bibliography, and additional readings for professionals. A subject index helps readers quickly locate on-point information. All entries are cross-referenced to other terms of related interest.
In addition to benefiting school psychologists, this comprehensive volume addresses the questions of teachers, allied education professionals, researchers, policymakers, graduate students, healthcare and mental health professionals, child advocates. It is certain to become the reference of choice for coursework, research, practice, consultation, and policy in cross-cultural school psychology.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Child psychology - Cross-cultural competencies - Cross-cultural context - Cross-cultural education - Cross-cultural psychology - Cross-cultural school psychology - Cultural assessment - Diverse classrooms - Diversity - Education - Multicultural education - Multicultural psychology - Multicultural schools - School psychology - School psychology training - Teacher training
Part I. Foundation Issues in Cross-Cultural School Psychology. The History of Cross-Cultural School Psychology in the United States. Cross-Cultural School Psychology Competencies. Disparities in School Services. Intervention and Prevention Efforts in Cross-Cultural School Psychology. New Directions in Cross-Cultural School Psychology.- Part 2. Topics in Cross-Cultural School Psychology.