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This book seeks to offer a user-friendly, practical guide on school-based mental health counseling approaches for K-12 school counselors, psychologists, and other mental health professionals. Highlighting best practices, this book will explain how these educators can provide counseling in the secondary and tertiary prevention levels of the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Response to Intervention (RTI) frameworks. Informative and research-based, this book is tailored for busy professionals.
Part I: The Role of Responsive School-Based Counseling in PBIS/RTI
Part I comprises the central focus of this book—the role of responsive school-based counseling in PBIS/RTI. Chapter 1 reviews the national problem of children's and adolescents’ mental health and then provides a rationale for schools using an integrative mental health service delivery framework. In Chapter 2, we begin to describe the role of counseling within the framework of PBIS/RTI and explore the potential benefits and limitations of utilizing responsive school-based counseling as an intervention. Chapter 3 delves further into the counselor's role at the secondary and tertiary prevention levels in PBIS/RTI. We specifically focus on coordinating with the RTI team utilizing a problem-solving method in this chapter. Chapter 4 examines ...