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Meeting the Psychoeducational Needs of Minority Students

Evidence-Based Guidelines for School Psychologists and Other School Personnel

Meeting the Psychoeducational Needs of Minority Students by Craig L. Frisby
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"Dr. Frisby focuses a bright light on issues that often remainobscured in a fog of polemics, deeply held convictions, and genuineconcern for the plight of minority students. Meeting thePsychoeducational Needs of Minority Students cuts through thisfog with intense, sharp, clear thinking and data-drivenconclusions."
—Jeffrey P. Braden, PhD, Professor of Psychology and Dean ofthe College of Humanities and Social Sciences, North Carolina StateUniversity

"Going beyond superficial 'feel good' or 'feel bad' ideologiesto probe what really makes a difference in meeting the needs ofoften underserved populations, Craig Frisby provides acomprehensive, rigorous, well-written, and entertaining (honest!)work that addresses the intersection of race, ethnicity, andeducation."
—Betty Henry, PhD, School Psychologist, California School forthe Blind

"Dr. Frisby makes a perceptive and incisive assessment of muchof the multicultural ideology currently propagated in professionalpsychology and education and directly confronts some of the majorissues surrounding multiculturalism. Unlike many other critiquesthat have been proffered over the last few decades, however,Meeting the Psychoeducational Needs of Minority Studentsalso provides many concrete solutions for how to begin changing thecurrent milieu."
—A. Alexander Beaujean, PhD, Associate Professor, BaylorUniversity

A practical, research-based guide to facilitating positiveeducational outcomes for racial, ethnic, and language minoritystudents

This timely book is written from the perspective of contemporaryschool psychology for a variety of school personnel, includingschool psychologists, teachers, guidance counselors, andadministrators, with coverage of:

  • The problem of quack multiculturalism
  • Home and family
  • Context for school learning
  • General cognitive ability, learning, and instruction
  • Testing and assessment
  • School discipline and behavior management
  • Crime, delinquency, and gangs
  • School district resources
Wiley; February 2013
382 pages; ISBN 9781118282083
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Title: Meeting the Psychoeducational Needs of Minority Students
Author: Craig L. Frisby
 
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