"A highly significant contribution to the school psychology literature. It provides a wealth of information on best practices in the supervision of school psychologists. Essential reading for school psychologists who are new to the role of supervisor and an important source of guidance for experienced supervisors.”
(Susan Jacob, Professor of School Psychology 2007-11-05)"The most comprehensive look at issues facing supervisors of school psychologists today, and a tremendous asset in bringing the field to the next level of competency."
(Sharon Gorenstein, School Psychologist 2007-11-05)"A must-have resource for future field and university supervisors of school psychological services, and an excellent resource book for current supervisors."
(Mark E. Swerdlik, Professor of Psychology 2007-11-05)"A classic, addressing administrative and clinical supervision skills needed for school psychologists to thrive. This extensive survey is based on the latest research and is a must for any college-level educator's collection."
(The Bookwatch, July 2008 2008-11-20)
About the Author
Virginia Smith Harvey is professor and director of the school psychology program at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Before becoming a university professor, she was a practicing school psychologist for 18 years and supervised school psychologists and interns throughout those years. During her 15 years as a professor, she has supervised practicum, intern, and postgraduate students. In addition to numerous articles and book chapters, she is coauthor of Effective Supervision in School Psychology (2000, with J. A. Struzziero) and Fostering Independent Learning: Practical Strategies to Promote Student Success (2007, with L. A. Chickie-Wolfe). Harvey is currently chair of the ethics committee of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists and serves on the Standards Revision Writing Group of the National Association of School Psychologists.