Writing Useful Accessible and Legally Defensible Psychoeducational Reports

“This book focuses on how to write a psychological report that is primarily useful to consumers while being technically and legally defensible. Like the reports described by the authors, the book is carefully curated, beautifully written, and accessible to practitioners and graduate students. This is a brilliant achievement that should be mandatory reading for any school psychologist. From clearly identifying the reasons for referral to making recommendations based on the results of the assessment, writing useful, accessible and legally defensible psychoeducational reports provides practical advice for producing reports that improve children`s understanding and their strengths and challenges to better meet their educational and functional needs. Hass, M. and Carriere, J. A. (2013). Write useful, accessible and legally defensible psychoeducational reports. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. This important resource provides practical advice on how to write psychoeducational reports that directly address referral issues. The authors provide recommendations and assessment information in a format that can be easily understood by parents, teachers, and other education and mental health professionals. Filled with many practical exercises, sample reports, helpful checklists and questions at the end of the chapter, this invaluable guide provides an approach to report writing that helps school psychologists better meet the needs of the Individual Education Program (IEP) team, teachers, parents and others working with the child.

Appendix I – Checklist for a Useful and Legally Defensible Report 113 PRACTICAL GUIDE TO WRITING USEFUL, ACCESSIBLE AND LEGALLY DEFENSIBLE PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL REPORTS Use your phone`s camera – scan the code below and download the Kindle app. Writing Useful Accessible, and Legally Defensible Psychoeducational Reports 1st Edition is written by Michael Hass; Jeanne Anne Carriere and edited by John Wiley & Sons P&T. Digital and electronic ISBNs for writing useful, accessible and legally defensible psychoeducational reports are 9781118824948, 1118824946 and print ISBNs are 9781118205655, 1118205650. Save up to 80% on printing by going digital with VitalSource. —Brent Duncan, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Humboldt State University, Arcata CA. Customer reviews, including star ratings of products, help customers learn more about the product and decide if it`s right for them. Chapter 5 How can I solve practical problems on the way to issue-based report writing? 101 To calculate the total number of stars and the percentage distribution per star, we do not use a simple average. Instead, our system takes into account things like updating a review and whether the reviewer purchased the item on Amazon. It also analyzed reviews to check for reliability. Read instantly in your browser with Kindle Cloud Reader. Chapter 2 What makes a report legally defensible? 11 Download the free Kindle app and instantly read Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet or computer, no Kindle device required. Read more MICHAEL R.

HASS, PhD, is Professor of Counselling and School Psychology and Coordinator of the School Psychology Program at Chapman University. He has over twenty-five years of experience as a school psychologist in public schools and as a psychotherapist and school psychologist in private practice. He is an advisor to the Los Angeles County Department of Education Greater Avenues for Independence Program for unemployed adults with learning disabilities and a professor-in-residence at the Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. Dr. Hass has published articles in numerous journals and is currently Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary School Psychology. Chapter 3 How can I make my reports more useful to consumers? 37 Write useful, accessible and legally defensible psychoeducational reports JEANNE ANNE CARRIERE, Ph.D., has been a school psychologist in a large urban school district for over 20 years. She is currently the Director of the Chapman Ability Project, a collaborative program designed to advance the expertise of educators, service providers, community members and parents who work and live with children with neurodevelopmental disorders. As a clinical associate professor at Chapman University, she teaches, supervises and supervises students in the field. She is a member of the editorial board of the Trainers` Forum and Contemporary School Psychology. Discover more of the author`s books, see similar authors, read author blogs and more collaboration, psychoeducation, childhood (birth-12 years), adulthood (18 years and older), mental health Chapter 4 Step by step, How to write useful and legally defensible reports? 65 {{#isIsbnEmpty}} {{#isCodeEmpty}}{{/isCodeEmpty}} {{^isCodeEmpty}}{{/isCodeEmpty}} {{/isIsbnEmpty}} {{^isIsbnEmpty}} {{#isCodeEmpty}}Error adding {{isbn}} to cart.