Consultation Case Study

  • William P. Erchul
  • Brian K. Martens
Part of the Issues in Clinical Child Psychology book series (ICCP)


From our earlier chapters, one can see that the school consultant’s effectiveness depends a great deal on his or her strategic interpersonal communication (Daly & Wiemann, 1994). We therefore consider the study of messages that are exchanged in consultation to be an extremely important means for learning how to consult. The strength of this belief leads us to devote an entire chapter to a single example of school consultation. Seeing many of the concepts discussed thus far carried out may enable readers to incorporate more readily aspects of the contemporary practice of school consultation into their daily work.


Phonological Awareness Unknown Word Sight Word Development Task Phoneme Segmentation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.



We wish to thank Dr. George DuPaul (Principal Investigator) and Dr. Asha Jitendra (Co-Principal Investigator) of Project PASS for allowing us to include this case in  Chap. 11. Project PASS was supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, Grant R01-MH62941. We are also grateful to Erin Barbato, Megan Bennett, and Courtney Fox for transcribing the interviews.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologySyracuse UniversitySyracuseUSA

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