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.

School Psychology Internationally: A Retrospective View and Influential Conditions

School Psychology Internationally: A Retrospective View and Influential Conditions

School psychology internationally: A retrospective view and influential conditions

The profession of psychology and its various specialty areas, including school Psychology, can be understood best through considering some of its international dimensions. This chapter acknowledges some persons and events that provided a foundation for the professional practice of psychology, discusses qualities that must be in place for the emergence of the profession of psychology, explores important facets regarding the preparation and education of school psychologists, discusses the roles and responsibilities of school psychologists, and delineates important external and internal conditions that impact the development of the specialty of school psychology around the world. School psychology is one of several professional specialties within psychology and is not a ...

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