School psychology in Egypt: Results of the 2008 international school psychology survey

Shane R. Jimerson, Mohammad Adnan Alghorani, Abdel Hameed Darweish, Mahmoud Abdelaziz

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Abstract

The International School Psychology Survey (ISPS) was used to gather information about the characteristics, training, roles, activities, preferences, research interests and the challenges experienced by school psychology specialists in Egypt. To the degree that the data are representative of the school psychology specialists Egypt, it appears that the vast majority of school psychology specialists have bachelor degrees. The greatest proportion of their work involved counselling students, providing direct services to students, and providing primary prevention programs. The results from this survey were considered in relation to the social and cultural context of school psychology practice in Egypt and were compared with the findings from ISPS surveys in other countries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-228
Number of pages10
JournalSchool Psychology International
Volume31
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010

Keywords

  • Challenges
  • Characteristics
  • International survey
  • Research interests
  • Responsibilities
  • Roles
  • School psychologists
  • Training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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