Promoting Children's Health

Integrating School, Family, and Community

Thomas J. Power, George J. DuPaul, Edward S. Shapiro, and Anne E. Kazak

Hardcover
Hardcover
March 21, 2003
ISBN 9781572308558
Price: $54.00
262 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
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Thomas J. Power, PhD, Associate Professor of School Psychology in Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, is Program Director of the Center for Management of ADHD and Community Schools Program at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He has coauthored numerous journal articles and several books, including Homework Success for Children with ADHD.

George J. DuPaul, PhD, is Professor of School Psychology at Lehigh University. He is a Fellow of Divisions 16 (School Psychology), 53 (Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology), and 54 (Pediatric Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA) and is past president of the Society for the Study of School Psychology. He is a recipient of the APA Division 16 Senior Scientist Award and was named to the Children and Adults with ADHD Hall of Fame. Dr. DuPaul's primary research interests are school-based assessment and treatment of disruptive behavior disorders, pediatric school psychology, and assessment and treatment of college students with ADHD. His publications include over 190 journal articles and book chapters on assessment and treatment of ADHD, as well as the coauthored ADHD in the Schools, Third Edition, and ADHD Rating Scale–5 for Children and Adolescents.

Edward S. Shapiro, PhD, until his death in 2016, was Director of the Center for Promoting Research to Practice and Professor in the School Psychology Program at Lehigh University. Best known for his work in curriculum-based assessment and nonstandardized methods of assessing academic skills problems, Dr. Shapiro was author or coauthor of numerous books. He also developed the widely used BOSS (Behavioral Observation of Students in Schools) software system and presented papers, chaired symposia, and delivered invited addresses at conferences around the world. Dr. Shapiro's contributions to the field of school psychology have been recognized with the Outstanding Contributions to Training Award from Trainers of School Psychologists, the Distinguished Contribution to School Psychology Award from the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, the Eleanor and Joseph Lipsch Research Award from Lehigh University, and the Senior Scientist Award from the Division of School Psychology of the American Psychological Association, among other honors.

Anne E. Kazak, PhD, ABPP, is Director of the Department of Psychology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Professor and Director of Psychology Research in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on interventions to enhance adaptive functioning and reduce child and family distress associated with serious pediatric illnesses.