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Fitts, Jessica J.; Aber, Mark S.; Allen, Nicole E. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: The majority of youth with mental health needs do not receive therapy services to treat their disorder, and unmet need is particularly high among racial and ethnic minorities and economically disadvantaged families in the population at large. Investigating whether these patterns emerge within systems of care can reveal opportunities to…
Descriptors: Therapy, Mental Health, Race, Ethnicity
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Lin, Joyce; Litkowski, Ellen; Schmerold, Katrina; Elicker, Jim; Schmitt, Sara A.; Purpura, David J. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Parent involvement in children's education has been linked to positive academic and behavioral outcomes. Home-based involvement is especially important for those who may face barriers to being involved at school. Teachers and school directors can encourage home learning activities, but research examining parent-educator communication…
Descriptors: Parent School Relationship, Interpersonal Communication, Parent Participation, Preschool Children
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Francis, Sarah E.; Noël, Valerie A.; Ryan, Stephanie L. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Child anxiety sensitivity (AS) is measured almost exclusively using the Childhood Anxiety Sensitivity Index (CASI). Yet, in the context of significant discrepancies regarding the CASI factors and how they are scored and reported, it remains unclear whether the CASI reliably and validly assesses the purported multifactorial AS…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Factor Analysis, Predictive Validity, Anxiety
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Stefan, Catrinel A.; Avram, Julia – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Attachment theory emphasizes that parents' responses to children's emotional distress might shape their ability to empathize with others. Previous research showed that securely attached preschoolers are prone to exhibiting more empathy towards others' distress compared to insecurely attached children, but less is known about the way…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Preschool Children, Measures (Individuals), Prosocial Behavior
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Brown, Theresa J.; Sumner, Kenneth E. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Although work-family balance (WFB) has received much attention from researchers, there are relatively few studies exploring WFB in parents of children with disabilities. Such research is necessary because caregiving demands are greater among these parents than those caring for typically developing children. Objective: The objective was…
Descriptors: Family Work Relationship, Parents, Children, Disabilities
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Häggman-Laitila, Arja; Salokekkilä, Pirkko; Karki, Suyen – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: The transition to adult life for those leaving foster care is a multidimensional phase of their personal development. Care leavers' life outcomes are poorer in education, employment, income, housing and parenthood compared with their peers from the general population. They suffer more than other youngsters from mental health and…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Coping, Individual Development, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Shavega, Theresia Julius; van Tuijl, Cathy; Brugman, Daniel – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Research in Western countries has shown the contribution of early teacher--child relationships and classroom emotional support on children's behavioral adjustment in pre-schools. Results with regard to the direction and strengths of the relationships seem inconclusive, moreover, such research is lacking in African countries. Objective:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Child Behavior, Behavior Change
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Nabors, Laura; Poteet, April; Blankemeyer, Clare Zlatic; Kamphaus, Allison – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Service-learning provides opportunities for adolescents to foster leadership skills, learn about those in different social circumstances, and enhance civic engagement. Objectives: This pilot study described the implementation and evaluation of a service-learning project to train adolescents as coaches to teach social and emotional…
Descriptors: Adolescents, High School Students, Service Learning, Cross Age Teaching
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Varela, R. Enrique; Niditch, Laura A.; Hensley-Maloney, Lauren; Moore, Kathryn W.; Creveling, C. Christiane; Jones, Kathryn M. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Accumulating evidence indicates that Latino children and adolescents are at risk for higher anxiety relative to youth of other ethnicities. However, to date, very little research has been conducted to examine culture specific mechanisms of anxiety in Latino youth. Objective: This study explored whether strict adherence to Latino…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Cultural Influences, Ethnic Groups, At Risk Persons
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Figueroa, Roger; Barnett, Lisa; Estevan, Isaac; Wiley, Angela R. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Assessing children's movement skill competence objectively is resource and time intensive. Family childcare providers (FCCPs) are with young children for most of a normal weekday and may have an understanding of their motor skill competence. Objective: This study examined how well FCCPs can report on preschoolers' motor skills. Method:…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Caregivers, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children
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Lee, Ahyoung; Kim, HaeJung; Faulkner, Monica; Gerstenblatt, Paula; Travis, Dnika J. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: As the demand for child care continues in the United States, the well-being of the child care workforce is an important consideration as well. Child care providers have job-related stresses, which affect their physical and mental health, ultimately can lead to a variety of concerns including, high turnover and overall quality of…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Employee Attitudes, Work Attitudes, Rewards
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García-Escalera, Julia; Chorot, Paloma; Sandín, Bonifacio; Ehrenreich-May, Jill; Prieto, Antonio; Valiente, Rosa M. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Anxiety and depressive disorders in adolescents have an enormous burden worldwide due to their high prevalence and disability. Despite the high comorbidity between these disorders, preventive interventions have often been developed separately for anxiety and depression. Objective: The Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Adolescents, Anxiety Disorders, Depression (Psychology)
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Vagos, Paula; Ribeiro da Silva, Diana; Brazão, Nélio; Rijo, Daniel; Elison, Jeff – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Shame has been found to relate to several psychopathologies, but the way the individual copes with experiences of shame may determine specific expressions of psychopathology, making it essential to rigorously address such coping styles. Objective: This study evaluated the psychometric properties of a Portuguese version of the Compass…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Psychopathology, Coping, Psychometrics
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Gellatly, R.; Brookman-Frazee, L.; Barnett, M.; Gonzalez, J. C.; Kim, J. J.; Lau, A. S. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: The implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) in community settings appears to result in reduced benefit relative to controlled trials. This difference in outcomes may be attributable in part to engagement challenges therapists encounter when delivering EBPs to low-income ethnic minority youth and families. Objective: The…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Counselor Client Relationship, Allied Health Personnel, Minority Groups
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Van Heel, Martijn; Vu, Ba Tuan; Bosmans, Guy; Petry, Katja; Hoang, Dung Tien; Van Leeuwen, Karla – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: There has been an increase in externalizing problem behaviour in Vietnam over the last decade and parenting has been considered an important factor in the development of problem behaviour in adolescents in Western countries. However, few studies addressed parenting in a Vietnamese context, which may be due to the lack of a validated…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Parenting Styles
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