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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.

The International School Psychology Survey: Insights from School Psychologists Around the World
The international school psychology survey: Insights from school psychologists around the world

Understanding the characteristics, training, roles, responsibilities, challenges, and research interests of school psychologists around the world is increasingly important as the field of school psychology continues to develop in many countries. During the past five decades, few systematic efforts have been made to gather information regarding school psychology practices around the globe (Catterall, 1976,1977,1979; Jimerson et al., 2004; Jimerson et al., 2006; Oakland & Cunningham, 1992; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1948; Wall, 1956). A review of previous research examining school psychology around the globe is provided by Jimerson and colleagues (2004). Recent international efforts to systematically gather data ...

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