M.A. School Psychology-Professional School Psychology
Special Educational Services/Instruction
College of Education
Students--Mental health; School psychologists
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
The current school reform is being driven by shifts in thinking about school improvements, including a willingness to consider prevention versus remediation. Response-to-Intervention is a buzz word in education right now as it is the framework by which this shift in thinking is to be implemented. Preventatively addressing the mental health needs of students is a pressing issue for educational professionals as the population of students who exhibit social, emotional, and behavioral problems continues to be underserved. Since school psychologists are trained in Response-to-Intervention procedures, the purpose of this study was to determine if school psychologists are involved in Response-to-Intervention procedures in their school district, and if their RtI procedures are addressing the needs of students who are socially, emotionally, and behaviorally at-risk.
Hickman-Poloney, Katelyn, "School psychologists involvement with response-to-intervention and students with social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties" (2013). Theses and Dissertations. 304.