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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.
Chapter 7: School Psychology in Cyprus
School Psychology in Cyprus
Context of School Psychology
Cyprus is an island situated in the eastern Mediterranean about 386 kilometers north of Egypt, 97 kilometers west of Syria, and 64 kilometers south of Turkey. The island is at the crossroads of Africa, Asia, and Europe. Its area is 9,251 square kilometers, of which 1,733 square kilometers is forested. It is the third largest island in the Mediterranean, after Sicily and Sardinia. Coastal lowlands, varying in width, surround the island. The Troodos Mountains cover most of the southern and western portions of the island and account for roughly half of its area. The Pentadaktylos Mountains extend along the northern coastline. Cypriot culture is among the oldest in the Mediterranean. A former British colony, Cyprus ...