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Tozer, Meryan; Khawaja, Nigar G.; Schweitzer, Robert – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
The present study examined protective factors associated with the wellbeing of 93 youth from a refugee background resettled in Brisbane, Australia. Wellbeing was defined as an absence of psychological distress and the presence of subjective wellbeing. Students at Milpera State High School, a special English language school, completed a battery of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Refugees, Youth
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Kabadayi, Fedai; Sari, Serkan V. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2018
This study examined the role of resilience in the lives of cyberbullying perpetrators and their victims. Turkish adolescents (n = 444; 245 girls, 55.2%, and 199 boys, 44.8%) 15-19 years of age (mean age of 16.58 years, SD = 0.789) were recruited from different high schools. The participants completed the Cyberbullying Scale (Aricak, Kinay, &…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Bullying, Computer Security, Victims
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Goldner, Limor; Scharf, Miri – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
The associations between attachment orientations, temperament, resilience, and various dimensions of self-defining memories were examined in 83 female Israeli adolescents and young adults. Resiliency and positive temperament were associated with positive qualities of memories, whereas negative emotionality and reactivity were associated with poor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Young Adults, Females
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Murphy, Emma L.; McKenzie, Vicki L. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2016
Families and schools are important environments that contribute to the resilience and positive development of preadolescent children. Sense of mastery, including its two central factors of optimism and self-efficacy, forms an important component of resilience during preadolescence (Prince-Embury, 2007). This study examined the interrelationships…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preadolescents, Family Environment, Student Development
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Gilmore, Linda; Campbell, Marilyn; Shochet, Ian – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2016
Students with developmental disabilities have many challenges with learning and adaptive behaviour, as well as a higher prevalence rate of mental health problems. Although there is a substantial body of evidence for effcacious interventions for enhancing resilience and promoting mental health in typically developing children, very few programs…
Descriptors: Intervention, Evidence Based Practice, Developmental Disabilities, Resilience (Psychology)
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Prince-Embury, Sandra – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2015
Recent understanding of education and human development recognises the importance of psychosocial factors, particularly personal resiliency, in the academic success of children and youth. This article presents the examination of resiliency within school settings for the purpose of preventive screening, intervention and outcomes assessment. The…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Screening Tests, Intervention, Children
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Tyson, Orla; Roberts, Clare M.; Kane, Robert – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2009
This study investigated whether a mental health promotion program delivered by primary school teachers to prevent internalising problems in children had any impact on the teachers' job-related affective wellbeing. Teacher job related anxiety and job-related depression were measured before teaching the Aussie Optimism program, and after…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Health Programs, Primary Education, Resilience (Psychology)