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New from the NCEA Bookshelf The Care Team Approach: A Problem-Solving Process for Effective School Change Mary Fitzgibbons, Ph.D.; Michael Mahon, MA, LPC; and Amy Aaum, MSW, LCSW Care Teams are school-based groups composed of administrators, teachers, support staff such as counselors and social workers and a mental health consultant who come together on a scheduled basis to collaborate in finding solutions to the problems of at-risk students and families. Chapters deal with creating an effective team, comprehending family and school systems, identifying at-risk students and their addictive behaviors, working with difficult families, finding solutions when the team feels stuck and considering legal and ethical matters Melissa A. Reeves, a school psychologist and licensed professional counselor, notes in her foreward to the book, Not a teacher today escapes from dealing with students' emotional and behavioral issues.
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