Problem-solving assessment is an essential component of multi-tiered systems of support such as response to intervention RTI and positive behavioral interventions and supports PBIS . This authoritative work provides a complete guide to implementing a wide range of problem-solving assessment methods: functional behavioral assessment, interviews, classroom observations, curriculum-based measurement, rating scales, and cognitive instruments. Prominent experts demonstrate the key role of assessment throughout the process of supporting at-risk students, from identifying academic and behavioral problems to planning and monitoring interventions. Several chapters include reproducible forms that can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.
New to This Edition:
*Reflects current education policy and best practices.*Seminal chapter on problem solving by Stanley Deno has been updated with a revised model.*All chapters now discuss assessment in the context of multi-tiered systems of support.*Chapter on working with culturally and linguistically diverse learners.*Chapter on graphing student data.
"A fantastic book--a 'must have' for school-based professionals, especially those working in an RTI framework. It integrates state-of-the-art research and practice in problem-solving-based assessment. This is an ideal resource for graduate courses related to data-based decision making, consultation, problem solving, and multi-tiered intervention."--Pamela Fenning, PhD, School Psychology Program, Loyola University Chicago