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The Dropout Prevention Specialist Workbook: A How-To Guide for Building Skills and Competence in Education

Howard M. Blonsky


This workbook is intended for school social workers and others who find themselves in positions either in a school or school district, working in the area of attendance improvement and dropout prevention and recovery. It is intended as a practical guide to going about actually doing this complex, multifaceted, and very important job. Many books and articles have been written regarding why students drop out of school, along with numerous suggestions for how to address this nationwide problem, but none has provided detailed directions for actually going into a school and beginning the task of ta ... More

Keywords: dropout prevention, attendance, truancy, dropout prevention specialist, absenteeism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190090845
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190090845.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Howard M. Blonsky, author