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Understanding and Responding to Suicidality in the School Setting

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Understanding and Responding to Suicidality in the School Setting

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This handbook addresses the current state and practice of school psychology with a focus on standards unique to Australia, including historical, legal, ethical, practical, and training factors. It provides a compilation of the most current research-based practices as well as guidelines for evidence-based assessment and intervention for common conditions (e.g., autism, depression, learning disabilities) and for delivering appropriate services to targeted student populations (e.g., LGBT, gifted, medical issues). Chapters discuss the application of national and international school psychology practices within the Australian educational and psychological structure. The handbook also examines the lack of formal resources specific to Australia’s culture and psychology systems, with its unique mix of metropolitan cities and the vast geographic landscape that spans regional and remote areas. It offers numerous case studies and innovative school mental health programs as well as recommendations for professional development and advocacy that are unique to Australian school psychology.

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Book Chapter

Book Title

Handbook of Australian School Psychology: Integrating international research, practice, and policy

ISBN

978-3-319-45164-0

Publication Date

5-17-2018

Publisher

Springer International Publishing AG

City

London, England

First Page

291

Last Page

310

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