The School Services Sourcebook: A Guide for School-Based Professionals

The School Services Sourcebook: A Guide for School-Based Professionals

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The School Services Source Book, Third Edition is filled with evidence informing practices for school mental health professionals--social workers, counsellors, psychologists, and other student support professionals. This practical and comprehensive book is designed purposefully to communicate the nuts and bolts of delivering effective behavioral health interventions while at the same time integrating information on how to be responsive to diversity, equity and inclusion in practice. Ready access to knowledge and skills needed for how to practice effectively with behavioral health and neurodevelopmental conditions, traumatized populations, school safety issues; dropout prevention, crisis intervention, how to use groupwork, and parental and family interventions are covered along with other essential topics.

Readers will learn proven practices for helping students with depression and anxiety, trauma, suicide prevention and assessments, substance use, child abuse, school violence and safety threats, psychopharmacology, ethics and legal issues, work with BIPOC populations, and important policy and macro issues in easy-to -read chapters. A concise, user friendly format orients readers to each issue with a Getting Started Section, then moves smoothy to What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Key Points to Remember. Several Case studies and original videos demonstrate practice approaches. Quick reference tables, charts, web, and further learning resources make it easy to continue to improve knowledge and skills. Each chapter has been crafted by experts in the field with the ultimate goal of giving school-based practitioners the information they need to deliver effective services in schools.



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Oxford University Press


Chapter 36: School-Based Interventions Following Violent Crises was co-authored by University of Nebraska at Omaha's Dr. Isak Kim.

The School Services Sourcebook: A Guide for School-Based Professionals