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McCoach, D. Betsy; Kehle, Thomas J.; Bray, Melissa A.; Siegle, Del – Psychology in the Schools, 2001
Explores several controversial issues surrounding the identification of students as both gifted and learning disabled. Argues against the use of profile analysis to identify gifted students with learning disabilities. Proposes guidelines for school psychologists to identify students with intellectual gifts and learning disabilities, and provides…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Educational Diagnosis, Gifted Disabled, Learning Disabilities
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Stormont, Melissa; Stebbins, Molly S.; Holliday, Gregory – Psychology in the Schools, 2001
Presents the characteristics and needs of adolescent students who are underrepresented in gifted programs. Addresses the specific populations of young women, students with learning disabilities, and students living in poverty. Presents the academic and social-emotional needs of students from underrepresented populations, followed by strategies…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Economically Disadvantaged, Gifted, Learning Disabilities
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Morrison, William F. – Psychology in the Schools, 2001
Discusses the lack of literature examining the learning and personal characteristics of students identified as having an emotional/behavioral disability who concurrently exhibit gifted and talented behaviors. This article seeks to develop a profile in the aforementioned population to aid in the identification of, and programming for, individuals…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Emotional Problems, Gifted Disabled, Profiles
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Landrum, Mary S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2001
Resource consultation and collaboration is emerging as a popular service delivery strategy in gifted education programming. This article contains a description of the consultation and collaboration processes, management issues for related programming, delineation of consultation and collaboration activities, and presents the educational…
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Educational Administration, Educational Cooperation, Gifted
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Morgan, Sharon R. – Psychology in the Schools, 1984
Discusses counseling teachers in the schools on the sexual acting-out of emotionally disturbed children. Clinical case material is presented to illustrate the meanings and motivations children have subconsciously applied to various types of sexual behavior. Proposes some guidelines that can be used constructively when discussing this problem with…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Children, Counseling Techniques
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Ownby, Raymond L.; Wallbrown, Fred H. – Psychology in the Schools, 1983
Provides a rationale for obtaining evaluative feedback concerning the perceived usefulness of school psychological reports and their impact on the development of individual educational plans. Research data and authoritative opinion support the need for feedback on a case-by-case basis. A working copy of a brief evaluation form is included. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Feedback, Individualized Education Programs
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Fine, Marvin J.; Holt, Penni – Psychology in the Schools, 1983
Proposes that a family systems perspective of corporal punishment can cast the behavior in a more comprehensible light and offer some fruitful directions for educational or therapeutic help. Some case examples and different kinds of interventions are presented. (Author)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Abuse, Children, Corporal Punishment
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Burns, Christine W.; Brassard, Marla R. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Reviews the effects on parents and children of living in a single parent family, and suggests ways in which school psychologists can aid schools and single parent families. Presents school-based interventions for children and parents. Suggests changes in administrative policies to meet the needs of single parent families. (Author)
Descriptors: Bibliotherapy, Family Influence, Family School Relationship, Group Counseling
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Collabolletta, Ernest A.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1983
Examines some of the philosophical problems of teacher involvement with drug-abusing students, and suggests potential solutions for relating to students. There is a need for teachers to become quasi-counselors and consultants, since they are the first line of defense against substance use and abuse. (JAC)
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers, Student Teacher Relationship
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Forness, Steven R. – Psychology in the Schools, 1979
Although integrating handicapped children into regular classrooms has become well established educational practice, clinical decisions to mainstream a given child should be based on systematic consideration of several factors. These criteria are discussed. (Author)
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria
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Maher, Charles A. – Psychology in the Schools, 1979
Complementary Program and Service System (COMPASS) serves as a guide for multidisciplinary teams charged with planning, implementing, and evaluating programs for children with special needs. This paper describes COMPASS so that school professionals may consider its usefulness in relation to their local circumstances. (Author)
Descriptors: Consultants, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Education
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Teglasi, Hedwig – Psychology in the Schools, 1983
Provides guidelines for the effective writing of psychoeducational reports based on a literature review and logical analysis. Presents a relatively standard report outline with specific recommendations for each section. The literature reviewed consists of surveys of consumers' opinions, research studies, and books and articles describing the…
Descriptors: Case Records, Literature Reviews, Psychological Evaluation, Recordkeeping
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Naglieri, Jack A.; Pfeiffer, Steven I. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Developed a system of tables to facilitate interpretation of the McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities. Presents tables that organize the McCarthy subtests according to three systems of interpretation, and organize McCarthy Scales into categories that reflect factors likely to influence various subtests. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Classification, Performance Factors, Tables (Data)