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...

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...