School Climate and School Social Work Practice

Aidyn Iachini, Ruth Berkowitz, Hadass Moore, Ronald Pitner, Ron Avi Astor, Rami Benbenishty

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School climate is critical for school improvement efforts, yet questions remain regarding how best to define and measure the construct. Research demonstrates relationships between a positive school climate and important youth development and academic learning outcomes. As school climate policies continue to develop, clarification regarding the dimensions of school climate and continued research on how school climate impacts school and student outcomes remains important.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Social Work Online
EditorsCynthia Franklin
PublisherNASW Press and Oxford University Press
StatePublished - 29 Mar 2017


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