Sociometric Assessment

Sociometric assessment is the measurement of interpersonal relationships in a social group. Socio-metric measurement or assessment methods provide information about an individual's social status, which is their social standing within a group. School-based sociometric assessment focuses on a child's relationships with peers. Most sociometric assessment methods derive information on social relationships by assessing children's positive and negative social perceptions of one another. Researchers...

The Four Types Of Mental Health Consultation

Caplan and Caplan 1993 1999 delineate four types of MHC, which are based on two major considerations whether the content focus is on a client concern or an administrative concern, and whether the primary goal is to provide information drawn from the consultant's area of expertise or to improve the problem-solving capacity of the consultee. Client-centered case consultation perhaps is the most frequent type of consultation conducted by school psychologists. For example, a teacher who is...