Ethics and Law for School Psychologists

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 26, 2010 - Psychology - 384 pages
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The definitive text—completely revised—on the professional and legal standards of school psychology

Fully revised and now in its sixth edition, the single best source of authoritative information on the ethical and legal issues associated with school psychological practice includes the most up-to-date standards and requirements of the profession. Citing recent legal rulings and publications as well as historical references, Ethics and Law for School Psychologists provides the most comprehensive foundation for scholarship in this area.

A key reference for understanding and delivering ethically and legally sound services, the text combines the expertise of three leading professionals at the forefront of the field. Completely updated to reflect the National Association of School Psychologists' (NASP) revised 2010 Principles for Professional Ethics, the new edition of this classic text also addresses the final regulations in implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the amended Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In addition, the Sixth Edition features:

  • New material on the management of sensitive, private student information and a revised section on privileged communication
  • Broader coverage of ethical-legal issues in school-based intervention, including a new section on interventions in the general education classroom
  • The latest research and professional literature related to ethics and law in school psychology

Covering the ethical and legal issues that impact every school psychologist, and with numerous pedagogical features including case vignettes, end-of-chapter questions, and topics for discussion, Ethics and Law for School Psychologists, Sixth Edition is well suited for graduate students in school psychology and is a must-have resource for all practicing school psychologists, educators, and school administrators.

 

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Contents

An Introduction
1
An Introduction
29
Privacy Informed Consent Confidentiality
45
EthicalLegal Issues in the Education of Students
79
Section 504 and the Americans
125
Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychoeducational
139
Ethical and Legal Issues in SchoolBased
163
EthicalLegal Issues
191
Epilogue Ethics Law and Advocacy
257
Appendix B American Psychological Association Ethical
285
Table of Cases
309
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313
References
315
22
321
Author Index
339
32
342

Special Topics
205
Ethical
229
Ethical and Legal Issues in Supervision
245

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About the author (2010)

SUSAN JACOB, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology at Central Michigan University. She has served on national and state ethics committees and was on the team responsible for drafting the 2010 version of NASP's Principles for Professional Ethics.

DAWN M. DECKER, PhD, NCSP, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling and Special Education at Central Michigan University. Her scholarship addresses the impact of legal initiatives on educational assessment and instructional practices.

TIMOTHY S. HARTSHORNE, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology and former department chair and assistant vice provost at Central Michigan University. He is founding chair of the ethics committee for the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology.

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