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VanDerHeyden, Amanda M.; Burns, Matthew K. – Communique, 2017
Given that most schools already conduct reading screening multiple times per year, often using multiple measures, it makes sense to revisit why all this screening may not be giving schools the desired return on investment that they are after. The purpose of this article is to equip school psychologists with an understanding of four common dyslexia…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Dyslexia, School Psychologists, Misconceptions
Luterman, David M. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2017
"Counseling Persons With Communication Disorders and Their Families" is a seminal work that has become a standard text in counseling courses within the field of communication disorders. First published in 1979, this sixth edition provides updated and extensive references to the counseling literature and a new chapter summarizing the…
Descriptors: Communication Disorders, Counseling Techniques, Counseling Services, Family Counseling
Smith, Stephen M.; Fanning, Shaun – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2017
"Who Do You Think You Are?" helps parents, school counselors, and administrators get teens thinking about--and interested in--their future careers. Success in college and beyond relies on thorough prior preparation; by identifying interests and passions early on, young people are better able to plan for the career they want by mapping…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Adolescents, Career Development, College Graduates
Babineau, Kate – Cowen Institute, 2017
The Cowen Institute has a deep commitment to helping students in New Orleans access financial aid for college. They have previously monitored Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) completion rates in New Orleans and Atlanta, provided resources to help FAFSA completion, and currently convene collaboratives of college counselors and youth…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Best Practices, Guides, Nontraditional Students
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Litam, Stacey Diane A. – Professional Counselor, 2017
The social justice issue of human sex trafficking is a global form of oppression that places men, women and children at risk for sexual exploitation. Although a body of research exists on the topics of human trafficking, literature specific to the mental health implications for counselors working with this population is limited. Counselors should…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sexual Abuse, Crime, Victims of Crime
Lieberman, Richard; Poland, Scott – Communique, 2017
Suicide is a leading, preventable cause of death in our nation for youth ages 10-24, and rates have increased slowly, but steadily since 2007. The rate of increase recorded between 2014 and 2015 for the youth 15-19 years old was the largest jump in the past decade (from 11.6 to 12.5 per 100,000) and the rate for youth 10-14 years old doubled…
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, Federal Legislation, School Policy
Kottler, Jeffrey A. – American Counseling Association, 2017
Every profession has trade secrets that are passed on from one generation to the next and counseling is no exception. These cherished lessons based on wide-ranging experiences and passion for the craft are shared by masters with students and colleagues and include fresh ideas, noteworthy interventions, and even little tricks learned over time that…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Best Practices, Counseling Techniques, Innovation
Burns, Matthew K.; Riley-Tillman, T. Chris; Rathvon, Natalie – Guilford Press, 2017
This indispensable course text and practitioner resource, now fully revised, has helped tens of thousands of readers implement evidence-based interventions to improve students' academic achievement and behavior in PreK-12. The volume presents best-practice guidelines and step-by-step procedures for 83 interventions that can easily be implemented…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Best Practices, Intervention
Vassallo, Stephen – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017
The field of critical studies recognizes that all knowledge is deeply embedded in ideological, cultural, political, and historical contexts. Although this approach is commonly applied in other subfields of psychology, educational psychology--which is the study of human learning, thinking, and behavior in formal and informal educational…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Critical Theory, Educational Theories, Ideology
Frankhart, Colleen, Ed. – University of Chicago Press, 2017
This annual volume offers the most complete and current listings of the requirements for certification of a wide range of educational professionals at the elementary and secondary levels. "Requirements for Certification" is a valuable resource, making much-needed knowledge available in one straightforward volume.
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Counselor Certification, School Counselors, Elementary School Teachers
Federal Student Aid, US Department of Education, 2017
This publication is intended for college financial aid administrators and counselors who help students begin the aid process--filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), verifying information, and making corrections and other changes to the information reported on the FAFSA. In addition to the active index, the following topics…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, College Programs, Federal Programs
Niles, Spencer G.; Harris-Bowlsbey, JoAnn E. – Pearson, 2017
This comprehensive, top-selling text presents theories, assessments, planning tools, resources, and technologies relevant to modern career development in a practical approach that shows theory and research in action. With four chapters devoted to career development in educational settings, it analyzes the various aspects of career development…
Descriptors: Career Development, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools
Suchman, Nancy E.; DeCoste, Cindy L. – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
New developments in the treatment of mothers and infants affected by opioid addiction point to the promising effects of interventions that adopt a developmental perspective, occur concurrently with addiction treatment, and target the parent-infant relationship as early as possible. In this article, the authors provide general guidelines for…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction, Addictive Behavior, Early Intervention
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Padilla, Alejandro; Hipolito-Delgado, Carlos P. – Professional School Counseling, 2016
A qualitative research study was conducted with 15 school counselors to identify the strategies they used to empower Chicana/o and Latina/o high school students. The findings of this study revealed that participants facilitated student empowerment by developing personal relationships with students, involving alumni, building sociocultural…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, High School Students, School Counselors, Student Empowerment
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Sulkowski, Michael L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Affecting more than 1 million youth, student homelessness is growing at an unprecedented rate in the United States. This is alarming because homeless students face significant barriers to their academic success and positive life outcomes. Unfortunately, despite the significant risks and challenges they face, homeless students often are overlooked…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Academic Achievement, Barriers, School Psychology
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