Revised and expanded with the latest tools and strategies, this concise book offers guidance for effectively conducting social, emotional, and behavioral assessments in today’s K–12 schools. The expert authors present foundational knowledge on assessment and data-based decision making at all levels--whole schools, small groups, or individual students--within a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). Chapters describe when, why, and how to use extant data, systematic direct observation, direct behavior rating, and rating scales. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes reproducible forms and templates. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
New to This Edition
*Reflects a decade of change in behavioral assessment, including an increased focus on screening and progress monitoring.
*Includes current knowledge about the defensibility, usability, repeatability, and flexibility of each method.
*Focuses on social, emotional, and behavioral assessment within MTSS frameworks.
*Chapter on practical applications, featuring in-depth case studies.
*Reproducible tools now available online.
This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by Sandra M. Chafouleas.