ERIC Number: EJ775368
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Nov
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International School Psychology: Psychology's Worldwide Portal to Children and Youth
Oakland, Thomas D.
American Psychologist, v58 n11 p985-992 Nov 2003
International school psychology is discussed in reference to scholarly and professional development within psychology, the emergence of an international association of school psychology, its efforts to promote school psychology, prevailing characteristics of school psychologists, and additional efforts needed to further enhance its development. Nine issues that will help shape the future of international school psychology are also identified. The importance of psychology, including school psychology, in promoting children's needs and rights is underscored.
Descriptors: School Psychology, School Psychologists, Children, Youth, Professional Associations, International Organizations, Professional Development, Global Approach
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