Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents is a thorough handbook for performing theoretically sound, culturally appropriate, and ecologically oriented assessments of students’ social and emotional behavior. It is widely regarded as the standard work in its field.
Behavioral Social and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents
It will interest graduate students, practitioners, and researchers in the areas of school psychology, child clinical psychology, and special education, as well as those in allied subjects. This fifth edition builds on earlier versions by including current references to DSM-5 and federal requirements throughout the book and an integrated approach to culturally competent evaluation.
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Behavioral Social and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents. Part I, Foundations and Methods of Assessment, lays the groundwork for assessment practice by addressing fundamental professional and ethical issues, cultural considerations, and classification and diagnostic issues.
Part II, Certain Problems, Competencies, and Populations, contains information on assessing specific social-emotional behavior domains, such as externalizing problems, internalizing problems, social skills and social-emotional strengths, and the particular requirements of young children.
This edition also includes a chapter on school-wide screening procedures. Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents remains the preeminent basis for assessment courses because it weaves together the most recent research evidence and common application concerns in a scholarly yet practical manner.
About The Author Behavioral, Social, and Emotional
Sara A. Whitcomb is an Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in the College of Education.
Details Assessment of Children and Adolescents
|Title of Book||Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents|
|Publisher:||Routledge; 5th edition|
|Publishing Date||(September 7, 2017)|
|ISBN :||1138814393, 978-1138814394|
Conclusion: Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Book
This book is perfect for my grad school evaluation course. This book will be kept in my progressional collection. The text is very readable and entertaining for a textbook, and each part is well-organized and contains a wealth of helpful information.