Children, Youth, Families & Schools, Nebraska Center for Research on


Date of this Version

August 2001


Sheridan, S. M. (2001, August). Families and schools in partnership: Linking science and practice to promote children's development. Invited address at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA. Permission to use.


Why Families & Schools in Partnership?
Theory: Ecological Perspectives
Defining Characteristics of Family-School Partnerships
Conjoint Behavioral Consultation
Outcome Research in CBC
Child Participants
Research to Practice: Problem Solving Goals of CBC
Process Research in CBC
Research to Practice: Process Goals & Strategies in CBC
Research Conclusions: Process Variables in CBC