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Lapshina, Natalia; Crooks, Claire V.; Kerry, Amanda – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Mental health promotion programming in schools and community settings is an important part of a comprehensive mental health strategy. The goal of this study was to identify and explore meaningful classes of youth based on their pre- and post-intervention depression symptoms scores with 722 youth involved in a 15-week healthy relationships and…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Mental Health, Youth Programs, Dating (Social)
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Segal, Aviva; Collin-Vézina, Delphine – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
The influence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on the developing child across several domains of functioning has much theoretical and empirical support. Yet, surprisingly, the impact of ACEs on the development of language skills specifically remains somewhat understudied. The present report provides a brief review of research on ACEs and…
Descriptors: Trauma, Language Skills, Intervention, Child Development
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Hajovsky, Daniel B.; Reynolds, Matthew R. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
To better understand the longitudinal relations between risk and relationship variables during early to middle adolescence, we employed latent variable cross-lagged panel models using data (N = 1,050) from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study. Results showed self-reported individual risk behavior ([beta] = 0.77-0.88)…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Longitudinal Studies, Risk, Mothers
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Boudreau, Ainsley M.; Corkum, Penny; Smith, Isabel M. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Few effective school-based interventions that target social-communication skills are available for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The growing gap between interventions designed for use in research settings and the school environment is concerning for researchers and clinicians alike. Research methods that incorporate relevant…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention, Early Intervention
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Ronis, Scott; Slaunwhite, Amanda – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Cyberbullying has become an important public health issue due to documented associations among victimization, perpetration, and greater likelihood of depression, substance abuse, anxiety, insomnia, and school-related problems for adolescents. Less is known, however, about how youth cope with cyberbullying and the types of services and supports…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Predictor Variables, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Geres-Smith, Rhonda; Mercer, Sterett H.; Archambault, Catherine; Bartfai, Jamie M. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Self-regulated strategy development (SRSD) has extensive evidence of improving student writing; however, few studies have investigated the relative importance of specific self-regulation components in SRSD. Twelve students in Grades 5 to 7 were assigned to one of two, 5-week SRSD conditions for persuasive writing that differed in instruction on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition), Writing Strategies
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Binfet, John-Tyler; Passmore, Holli-Anne – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
The aim of this exploratory study was to examine fourth to eighth graders' conceptualizations of kindness at school (i.e., their definition of kindness, an example of an act of kindness they have done, who they see as the most salient adult agent of kindness, and which location they deem that kindness happens most). To date, kindness research has…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Altruism, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Bowe, Anica G. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
This study is part of a larger initiative toward understanding the acculturation of immigrant adolescents using the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England 2004-2010 database. A necessary step in using a database for cross-ethnic comparisons is first to verify whether its items and scales are equivalent. I examined item- and scale-level…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Acculturation, Immigrants
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Hendrickson, Nicholas K.; McCrimmon, Adam W. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
This article describes and reviews the "Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function, Second Edition" (BRIEF2; Gioia, Isquith, Guy, & Kenworthy, 2015). Published by PARInc., it is an updated individually administered rating scale of executive function (EF) for children and youth, aged 5 to 18 years. Primarily used in clinical,…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Executive Function, Child Behavior, Adolescents
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Rodger, Susan; Bourdage, Renelle; Hancock, Kaitlin; Hsiang, Rebecca; Masters, Robyn; Leschied, Alan – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Recommendations derived from research evidence regarding program implementation in school-based mental health [SBMH] require knowledge of the intervention outcomes as well as the potential to translate program components into schools. The Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) analysis was applied to major…
Descriptors: Wellness, Mental Health, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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Archambault, Catherine; Mercer, Sterett H.; Cheng, Michèle P.; Saqui, Sonja – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Research on the development of reading skills in bilingual students suggests that reading skills develop interdependently across languages. The current study examined the effects of a French reading fluency intervention on the French and English reading skills of three Grade 3 students attending a French immersion program using a concurrent…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Immersion Programs, French, English (Second Language)
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Gagnon, Mathieu; Cormier, Stéphanie – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Much evidence suggests that long-term retention can be maximized by practicing the recall of information and spreading out one's learning over time. Nevertheless, previous surveys have shown that undergraduates often ignore the benefits of such strategies and engage in less efficient techniques such as repetitive reading and massed studying. To…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, French Canadians, Study Habits, Self Management
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Harrison, Gina L.; Goegan, Lauren D.; Macoun, Sarah J. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
This study examined the scoring errors across three widely used achievement tests (Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement--Second Edition [KTEA-2], Woodcock--Johnson Tests of Achievement--Third Edition [WJ-III], and the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test--Third Edition [WIAT-III]) by novice examiners. A total of 114 protocols were evaluated for…
Descriptors: Scoring, Error Patterns, Achievement Tests, Novices
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Cormier, Damien C.; Van Norman, Ethan R.; Cheong, Clarissa; Kennedy, Kathleen E.; Bulut, Okan; Mrazik, Martin – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
This study aims to systematically evaluate the scoring errors made by psychologists in training, in the hopes of providing strong, empirically based guidelines to training programs. Survival analysis was used to determine the number of attempts required for graduate students to achieve proficiency in scoring standardized record forms from the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Measurement, Assessment Literacy, Scoring, Psychologists
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Konishi, Chiaki; Hymel, Shelley; Danbrook, Matthew C.; Wong, Tracy K. Y. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
The relationship between social-emotional experiences -- number of friends, competitiveness, and self-worth -- and changes in bullying behaviour was investigated among students in Grades 5 to 7. This two-wave study included 235 students for the first data collection and 237 students for the second data collection, with a final sample of 227…
Descriptors: Bullying, Friendship, Competition, Behavior Change
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