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ERIC Number: EJ776137
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 18
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1045-3830
The Impact of Logistical Resources on Prereferral Team Acceptability
Yetter, Georgette; Doll, Beth
School Psychology Quarterly, v22 n3 p340-357 Sep 2007
This study investigated the impact of logistical resources on the acceptability of student assistance team consultation to school staff. Elementary and middle school staff (N=113) completed a measure of the acceptability of prereferral intervention team procedures while also rating the importance of five logistical supports for effective team functioning. A multiple regression analysis showed that the team process was more acceptable to staff who perceived these teams to be effective for helping students and to those who identified three supports for effective teaming: sufficient staff training in team procedures, adequate numbers of staff, and ample time. Results are discussed in the context of prior investigations, directions for future research, and implications for school practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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