School Social Work Journal

Articles from Vol. 41, No. 2, Spring

An Investigation of School Social Worker Perceptions toward School Security Personnel
School social workers provide a number of student- and systemfocused interventions designed to address the needs of students using a person-in-environment perspective. They are a critical component of the school-home-community relationship, facilitating...
Behavioral Activation with Adolescents: A Clinician's Guide
Behavioral Activation with Adolescents: A Clinician's Guide Elizabeth McCauley, Kelly A. Schloredt, Gretchen R. Gudmundsen, Christopher R. Martell, and Sona Dimidjian Guilford Press, New York, 2016 226 pages (paperback), $29.75, ISBN 978-1-4625-2398-6If...
Building Champions: A Small-Group Counseling Curriculum for Boys
Building Champions: A Small-Group Counseling Curriculum for Boys Carol Miller Research Press, Champaign, IL, 2016 188 pages (paperback), $34.99, ISBN 978-0878226993Certified school counselor Carol Miller wrote the book Building Champions: A Small-Group...
Exploring Urban Hassles and Psychosocial Needs for Urban High Schoolers in a School-Wide Needs Assessment
Mental health research findings demonstrate greater prevalence of disorders among adolescents than either children or adults (National Institutes of Mental Health, 2015a, 2015b). In fact, the National Comorbidity Study Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A) reported...
Illinois School Social Work Licensure Exams: A Comparison of State Licensure Agencies
IntroductionSchool social work is a specialty within the field of social work that provides services to students to help them achieve equal access to the curriculum. These services are provided at the micro (individual counseling), mezzo (group counseling),...
Letter from the Editor: School Social Work Week and the Need for Action
As I write this editorial, it is March 2017, which is National Social Work Month. Approximately one-half of the states in the United States specifically recognize School Social Work Week during National Social Work Month (Kopels, 2015). School Social...
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities Cesare Cornoldi, Irene C. Mammarella, and Jodene Goldenring Fine Guilford Press, NY, 2016. 202 pages (hardback), $35.00, ISBN 978-1-4625-2758-8Authors Cornoldi, Mammarella, and Fine have tackled the overlooked task of...
School Social Work: Practice, Policy, and Research (8Th Ed.)
School Social Work: Practice, Policy, and Research (8th ed.) Carol Rippey Massat, Michael S. Kelly, and Robert Constable (Eds.) Lyceum Books, Chicago, IL, 2016 695 pages (paperback), $86.95, ISBN 978-1-935871-69-9Reviewed by Rhonda Peterson DealeyThis...
Skillstreaming Children and Youth with High-Functioning Autism: A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills
Skillstreaming Children and Youth with High-Functioning Autism: A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills Ellen McGinnis and Richard L. Simpson Research Press, Champaign, IL, 2017 365 pages (paperback), $46.99, ISBN 978-0-87822-683-2Reviewed by Jackie Duffy-HookSkillstreaming...
Supporting Academic Achievement through School-Based Mental Health Services: A Multisite Evaluation of Reading Outcomes across One Academic Year
When assessing the need for school-based mental health services, it is critical to consider the prevalence of mental health issues among children and adolescents. It is estimated that, in any year, about 5 percent of elementary-school-aged children will...
The Mindful Education Workbook: Lessons for Teaching Mindfulness to Students
The Mindful Education Workbook: Lessons for Teaching Mindfulness to Students Daniel Rechtschaffen W.W. Norton, New York, 2016 288 pages (paperback), $24.95, ISBN-13: 978-0-393-71046-5Reviewed by Timothy A. MustyRechtschaffen wrote The Mindful Education...
Youth and Substance Use: Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery
Youth and Substance Use: Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery Lori Holleran Steiker Lyceum Books, Chicago, IL, 2016 2 70 pages (paperback), $39.95, ISBN 978-1-935-871-63-7Reviewed by Kristen A. ProckLori Holleran Steiker's first solo authored book...
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