This unique guidebook is specifically designed with useful multicultural applications aimed at practice-based school psychology. The text compiles an informational and instructional array of helpful "hands-on" checklists, reviews of some of the most current cultural literature applicable to best practices, and provides guided steps to take in various practice-based situations. Multicultural School Psychology Competencies: A Practical Guide is practice-based, culture-sensitive, and intended for the multicultural competency preparation of psychologists-in-training and in practice as well as other professionals working with diverse children and youth in schools and other educational settings.

The Language Barrier

The language barrier

The Problem of Language in the United States

The increasingly culturally diverse society in the United States has led to an increase in the number of English Language Learners (ELLs) in American schools (Cofresi & Gorman, 2004; Salvia & Ysseldyke, with Bolt, 2007). This student population is escalating and ...

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