This book offers the autobiographical reflections of prominent women school psychologists who are at or near completion of their careers.
It demonstrates the varied and diverse journeys of these women in their own words.
The volume examines the ways in which leading women in the field have evolved from primarily frontline service providers to full contributors at all levels of the profession.
Chapters offer insights into school psychology movers and shakers and explores how many found a home in academia, where they became trainers of the next generation.
In addition, chapters examine the opportunities and restraints that these women leaders confronted across the years.
The book celebrates the success of these women and encourages both women and men to pursue roles in the profession. Women Leaders in School Psychology is an informative read for graduate students and scientist-practitioners as well as researchers, professors and other professionals in child and school psychology, educational policy and politics, family studies, social work, public health, clinical and developmental psychology and all related psychology, mental health, and education disciplines.