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Mohamed, Shaheen; Thomas, Miles – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2017
This research investigates the perceptions of refugee children, refugee parents and school staff regarding the positive adaptation of refugee children in a new social context and the effects on mental health and psychological well-being. This included an exploration of resilience and the role of risk and protective factors. Few studies have…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Well Being, Refugees, Parent Attitudes
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Ubha, Neerose; Cahill, Sharon – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2014
Despite the wide implications of attachment theory there remains a lack of research exploring interventions which encapsulate the principles of an attachment-based framework in the school context. The aim of this research was to address this gap by implementing an intervention for a group of five primary-aged pupils with identified insecure…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Security (Psychology), Intervention, Elementary School Students
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Lowther, Cath – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2013
Evaluation is a central feature of educational psychologists' (EPs) work. Different evaluation tools have been used in the published literature but a consistent approach is yet to emerge. Informed by Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis, this research asks what information EPs find meaningful when they evaluate their work. Six EPs working in a…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Evaluation Methods, Phenomenology
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Cameron, R. J.; Frederickson, Norah; Lunt, Ingrid; Lang, Jane – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2008
Continuing professional development (CPD) doctorate programmes may not be the only learning and development opportunities which universities and other organisations can provide for educational psychology practitioners (EPs). However, as Morris and Brightman pointed out in 2006, they are likely to continue as important sources for professional…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Focus Groups, Professional Training, Child Psychology
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Gersch, Irvine; Dowling, Fiona; Panagiotaki, Georgia; Potton, Anita – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2008
Educational psychologists (EPs) have for many years been developing techniques for listening to children. The aim of the present research was to investigate ways of listening to the "spiritual" views of children in order to develop questions that educational psychologists might use as part of the assessment repertoire. The study explored…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Religious Factors, Philosophy