AET Announces the Publication of The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy

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AET announces the publication of The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy: A Teaching Model, the first and only clinical textbook on educational therapy, co-edited by Maxine Ficksman and Jane Utley Adelizzi. Published by Routledge, the expected release date is April 2010. The Association of Educational Therapists has begun pre-selling the textbook via its online bookstore for $60.00 at http://www.aetonline.org. The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy is the first book to provide a comprehensive review of the interdisciplinary profession and practice of educational therapy, as it exists today.

This groundbreaking text on the practice of educational therapy offers valuable clinical training perspectives for both experienced and aspiring educational therapists, as well as other allied professionals. The chapters include rationale for the significance of educational therapy in a diagnoses-driven society. Each contributing author provides the reader with reflective analyses based on case studies which exemplify how the learning experiences of clients impact their sense of self, and the degree of tenacity with which they pursue further challenges in the classroom, the workplace, and in relationships.

The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy is the first book to provide a comprehensive review of the interdisciplinary profession and practice of educational therapy, as it exists today. It describes the scope and practice of educational therapy from its European roots to its growing presence in the United States, and provides case studies to illustrate the work of educational therapists. In addition to educational therapy students and practitioners, this book is appropriate for those working in related fields including special education, school psychology, school counseling, and social work in educational settings.

The Association of Educational Therapists (AET), based in Los Angeles, is the national professional organization dedicated to defining the professional practice of educational therapy, setting standards for ethical practice, and promoting state-of-the-art service delivery through on-going professional development and training programs. AET provides information to the public about educational therapy and facilitates access to educational therapy services.

For more information:
Executive Director
Association of Educational Therapists
1-800-286-4267
310-437-0585
http://www.aetonline.org

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