- Subject index
The Handbook of International School Psychology provides a description of the specialty of psychology devoted to the global provision of services to children and youth, their teachers, and parents. Authors from 43 countries provide valuable information and insights regarding the following areas: the context of school psychology; the origin, history, and current status of school psychology; the infrastructure of school psychology; the preparation of school psychologists; the roles, functions, and responsibilities of school psychologists; current issues impacting school psychology; and key references.
Chapter 2: School Psychology in Albania
School Psychology in Albania
Context of School Psychology
Albania is located in Southern Europe and is one of more than 10 Balkan nations. Albania is an old Mediterranean country, with a history dating from the 4th century BC. It is bordered by Montenegro in the north, Kosovo in the northeast, the Republic of Macedonia in the east, and Greece in the south. The Adriatic and Ionian Seas lie to the west of Albania and provide beautiful views with mountains, hills, and beaches. Its area is 28,748 square kilometers. It has six main rivers, four natural lakes, four artificial lakes, and mountains. Albania, an emerging democracy, was formally named the Republic of Albania. According to a 1989 estimate, 95% of Albania's population are Albanians ...