Effective School Interventions, Second Edition; Evidence-Based Strategies for Improving Student Outcomes

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-08-14
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press
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"Designed for utility in school settings, this book presents 70 interventions that have been demonstrated to improve academic achievement, the classroom learning environment, and student behavior and social competence. The second edition has been revised and expanded to reflect significant advances in research and practice. It is fully compatible with a response-to-intervention (RTI) framework, and 42 of the interventions are entirely new." "Evidence based and accessible, this book is an indispensable resource for elementary and secondary school psychologists, teachers, and counselors; child clinical psychologists; school social workers; and other practitioners involved in RTI and student support team efforts. Its balance of conceptual, practical, and empirical considerations make it an ideal text for graduate-level courses on school-based intervention."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Natalie Rathvon, PhD, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology at The George Washington University. A former teacher, guidance director, special education coordinator, and counselor educator, she provides consultation and professional development to schools and agencies in the areas of assessment and accountability, reading, problem-solving teams, and school-based interventions. She has been a trainer for Reading First, trainer and peer reviewer for Early Reading First, and member of the U.S. Department of Education technical workgroup reviewing Even Start state accountability systems. Dr. Rathvon is a member of the board of directors of SchoolTalk, Inc., a nonprofit corporation in the District of Columbia that develops models and provides training for dispute resolution and home-school collaboration in special education service delivery. She is the author of the first edition of Effective School Interventions, subtitled Strategies for Enhancing Academic Achievement and Social Competence; Early Reading Assessment: A Practitioner's Handbook; and The Unmotivated Child: Helping Your Underachiever Become a Successful Student.

Table of Contents

The Intervention Assistance Approach to Improving Student Outcomes
The Intervention-Oriented Approach to Improving Student Outcomes
Evidence-Based School Interventions
Proactive Interventions: Strategies That Create a Productive, Disruption-Free Classroom Environment
Interventions to Improve Academic Performance
Interventions to Improve Behavior and Enhance Social Competence
Interventions to Improve Outcomes for Preschool Children
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