Introduction.- Causes.- Prevalence and Associated Conditions.- Case Finding and Screening.- Diagnostic Assessment.- Psycho-Educational Assessment.- Treatment.- Appendix.- References.
Youth violence and aggression continue to give concern throughout society. This book bridges the gap between science and practice, providing school professionals with the information they need to coordinate efforts and enhance communication between parents, other educators, administrators, and social services providers. In addition, it offers guidance on the interventions that are likely to be most effective in meeting the unique needs of youths with conduct disorder.
Emphasizes why school psychologists and their colleagues need to be prepared and able to identify and serve students with conduct disorder
Identifies the prevalence, influences, and associated conditions
Provides a review of screening, referral, and diagnostic assessment processes
Offers guidance on conducting psychoeducational assessments
Reviews evidence-based treatments
Provides practical guidance on setting up programs that address individual, classroom, and schoolwide issues