Alumnus Tyler Renshaw co-edits “School Psychology for the 21st Century”

Monday, May 23, 2022
Tyler Renshaw and cover of his co-edited book

UC Santa Barbara Gevirtz School alumnus Tyler Renshaw (CCSP, Ph.D., ’12) has co-edited—with Kenneth W. Merrell, Ruth A. Ervin, and Gretchen Gimpel Peacock—School Psychology for the 21st Century: Foundations and Principles, Third Edition (Guilford Press 2022).

Now in a revised and updated third edition reflecting a decade of changes in the field, this leading text prepares new practitioners to support all students' academic, behavioral, and social–emotional success. The multiple roles and functions of the school psychologist are described and illustrated with vivid vignettes. Readers gain vital skills for planning and implementing evidence-based prevention and intervention efforts and collaborating to facilitate systems change. Guided by a problem-solving perspective, the book provides tools for effective, culturally responsive practice in today's diverse schools. End-of-chapter discussion questions and activities enhance learning.

Tyler L. Renshaw is Associate Professor of Psychology at Utah State University, where he is Director of the School Psychology Program. He teaches graduate seminars in school mental health and supervises a team of graduate students who provide multitiered mental health services in local public schools. Renshaw’s research focuses on investigating practices that drive mental health work in schools, with particular focus on developing brief rating scales and testing mindfulness-based interventions. He is a former Editor-in-Chief for Assessment for Effective Intervention, a current Associate Editor for School Psychology Review, and an editorial board member for several other scholarly journals.