Sharon-Ann Gopaul-McNicol

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This special section discusses how the psychological status of minority children can be enhanced if psychologists adopt an integrated approach in establishing linkages and in examining interactions and reciprocal effects when assessing ethnically, linguistically, and culturally different children. Implications for conducting culturally relevant assessments(More)
Because determining a child's educational program usually takes into consideration the child's cognitive functioning, it is vital that those who are involved in this enterprise recognize that many variables contribute to and explain performance. Thus, careful consideration, assessment, and planning are mandatory to plan a child's individual educational(More)
The question of whether religion should be considered in psychotherapy continues to be a point of debate. Many authors, notably Boyd-Franklin and Peck, feel that it is a serious oversight for mental health workers to ignore the role of spirituality in the development of the psyche. The present author offers a training program for mental health workers to(More)
The present article presents how the bio-ecological assessment system is applied in assessing a child's cognitive intelligence beyond a psychometric intelligence test. The recognition that there are many types of intelligence, such as musical and bodily kinesthetic, is exemplified. The case presented is that of a child with deficient cognitive functioning(More)
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