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Ohmstede, Tammi J.; Yetter, Georgette – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2015
This study investigated the effectiveness of conjoint behavioral consultation (CBC) for addressing externalizing behavior concerns in African American children at home and school in a low-socioeconomic status (SES), urban setting. A small-n, multiple-baseline design was employed across participants. Three of the six caregivers were unable to…
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, African American Children
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Friesen, Amber; Butera, Gretchen; Kang, Jean; Horn, Eva; Lieber, Joan; Palmer, Susan – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2014
Collaboration and consultation in early childhood settings is essential in supporting early literacy development; however, building partnerships can be difficult. In this article, we describe a large-scale project entitled Children's School Success (Odom et al., 2003) as a context from which to discuss collaboration and consultation related…
Descriptors: Educational Cooperation, Consultation Programs, Emergent Literacy, Preschool Education
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King Thorius, Kathleen A.; Simon, Marsha – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2014
Our commentary responds to the five articles of the special issue on multidisciplinary collaboration to support struggling readers. From our perspectives informed by experiences working with diverse student and family populations in urban settings, preparing pre- and in-service educators and specialists to do the same, and working in federally…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Cooperation, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction
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Howe, Heather; Barnett, David – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2013
This consultation description reports parent and teacher problem solving for a preschool child with no typical speech directed to teachers or peers, and, by parent report, normal speech at home. This child's initial pattern of speech was similar to selective mutism, a low-incidence disorder often first detected during the preschool years, but…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Consultation Programs, Preschool Children, Communication Problems
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McGoey, Kara E.; Rispoli, Kristin; Schneider, Dana L.; Clark, Barbara; Portz Novak, Kandi J. – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2013
Preschool children may exhibit a range of problematic behaviors that may impede development and disrupt classroom functioning. As a result, preschool children are often expelled from programs when behavioral issues cannot be adequately addressed. Preschool behavioral consultation serves as a promising alternative to expulsion, as consultants can…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Behavior Modification
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Kaufman, Dahlia; Codding, Robin S.; Markus, Keith A.; Tryon, Georgiana Shick; Kyse, Eden Nagler – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2013
Verbal and written performance feedback for improving preschool and kindergarten teachers' treatment integrity of behavior plans was compared using a combined multiple-baseline and multiple-treatment design across teacher-student dyads with order counterbalanced as within-series conditions. Supplemental generalized least square regression analyses…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten, Fidelity
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Sundqvist, Christel – Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore how prospective special educators (PSEs) used and experienced different types of consultation skills in consultation sessions they held with general educators. The participants were 17 PSEs in Finland attending a course in which problem-solving stages and communication skills were taught. The PSEs'…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Communication Skills, Consultation Programs, Preservice Teacher Education
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Dufrene, Brad A.; Parker, Kizzy; Menousek, Kathryn; Zhou, Qi; Harpole, Lauren Lestremau; Olmi, D. Joe – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2012
Chronic disruptive behaviors during early childhood are associated with many poor developmental outcomes including, but not limited to, school dropout and conduct disorder during adolescence. Much is known regarding effective intervention procedures for disruptive classroom behaviors by preschool children. Unfortunately, evidence-based…
Descriptors: Evidence, Behavior Problems, Class Activities, Student Behavior
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Wesley, Patricia W.; Bryant, Donna; Fenson, Carla; Hughes-Belding, Kere; Tout, Kathryn; Susman-Stillman, Amy – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2010
Consultation is a promising approach to creating change in early childhood programs, from innovations in instructional strategies to the enhancement of global program quality. Studies of consultation effectiveness have been hampered by limited reports of implementation fidelity related to consultation procedures. This article describes the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Program Effectiveness, Consultation Programs, Educational Strategies
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Kelleher, Constance; Riley-Tillman, T. Chris; Power, Thomas J. – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2008
Although over 15 years have passed since Witt (1990) noted that no empirical evidence exists to support the contention that a collaborative approach to consultation leads to more positive outcomes than a hierarchical or expert driven approach, this issue generally remains unaddressed (Schulte & Osborne, 2003). While the literature documenting…
Descriptors: Intervention, Expertise, Consultants, Comparative Analysis
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Klein, M. Diane; Harris, Kathleen C. – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2004
Based on changes in the delivery of early childhood special education (ECSE) services, an argument is made for including content related to the purposes and models of consultation as well as collaborative process skills in personnel preparation programs for early childhood special educators. The content of current personnel preparation programs…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Consultants, Special Education Teachers, Early Childhood Education