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Nugent, Mary; Jones, Valerie; McElroy, Deirdre; Peelo, Mary; Thornton, Teresa; Tierney, Theresa – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2014
This article reports on a two year project in which educational psychologists offered consultation to groups of teachers, to help them find solutions to school-based problems. Teachers were drawn from within individual schools and from across a number of schools. Typically, teachers were trained by educational psychologists in group consultation…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Consultation Programs, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
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Reilly, Colin; Fenton, Virginia – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2013
Childhood epilepsy is the most common paediatric neurological disorder. It is a condition with a well-documented association with cognitive, behavioural and emotional difficulties. Children with epilepsy are at increased risk of global and specific cognitive impairments. They are also at increased risk for symptoms associated with attention…
Descriptors: Epilepsy, Neurological Impairments, Seizures, School Psychologists
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Hartnell, Naomi – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2010
This study evaluates the work of a multi-disciplinary Behaviour Support Team developed to support schools in managing problematic behaviour. An evidence base to inform future service delivery is developed, using a model of evaluation which incorporates both quantitative, outcome data and more explanatory qualitative data, incorporating the views…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Evaluation Methods, School Psychologists, Student Behavior
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Squires, Garry; Farrell, Peter; Woods, Kevin; Lewis, Sarah; Rooney, Steve; O'Connor, Mike – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2007
In the DfES review of the role and contribution of educational psychologists (2006) the views of a range of different stakeholders were surveyed about the work that EPs do. As part of this process, questionnaires were devised and sent out to 300 parents, 30 from 10 local authorities (LA), distributed by the principal educational psychologist in…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Questionnaires, Parent Attitudes
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Rees, Christopher; Farrell, Peter; Rees, Paul – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2003
This paper explores the issue of how educational psychologists (EPs) deal with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) referrals. Self-reported EP practice is highlighted and discussed using data gathered from a survey of EPs ( n=107) drawn from 16 local education authorities. Data relating to the age and gender of students referred, the…
Descriptors: Psychologists, Educational Psychology, Psychological Evaluation, Emotional Disturbances