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Mikami, Amori Yee; Smit, Sophie; Johnston, Charlotte – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract Elementary school teachers often implement classroom behavioral management systems to address student misbehavior. Common problems targeted by these systems are the inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive behaviors characteristic of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This study examined teachers' attributions for why…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Elementary School Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Behavior Problems
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Proctor, Sherrie L.; Owens, Courtney – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Lack of racial and ethnic diversity in the school psychology workforce has been a concern since the profession's inception. One solution is to graduate more racially and ethnically diverse individuals from school psychology programs. This structured review explored the characteristics of studies published from 1994 to 2017 that investigated…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Minority Groups, Ethnic Groups, Race
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Meneghel, Isabella; Martínez, Isabel M.; Salanova, Marisa; Witte, Hans – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract The aim of this article is twofold: (a) to validate the psychometric properties of the Academic Resilience Scale (AR-S) in a Spanish university context; and (b) to test a model where different coping strategies are antecedents of AR, and where academic satisfaction and performance are its consequences. The studies were conducted with 185…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Academic Persistence, College Students, Coping
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Lee, Ka Wai; Cheung, Rebecca Y. M.; Chen, Ming – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The present study investigated preservice teachers' self-efficacy in classroom management involving students with symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A total of 137 Chinese preservice teachers were randomly presented with one of four vignettes involving a student character with ADHD symptoms, with manipulations including…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Classroom Techniques, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Hutchins, Bryan C.; Arshavsky, Nina; Edmunds, Julie A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study examined why some seniors attending Early College High Schools did not plan to continue their education at a 4-year college immediately after graduation despite attending schools designed to provide coordinated academic and social supports with the expectation that all students would continue their education. Most students in our study…
Descriptors: High Schools, High School Graduates, College Preparation, Noncollege Bound Students
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Bocanegra, Joel O.; Gubi, Aaron A.; Callan, Gregory L.; Clayson, Emery – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
School psychology is experiencing a shortages crisis. Within this two-part study, the Social Cognitive Career Theory was used to examine the impact of video interventions on students' choice and application to school psychology programs. A sub-sample of participants were followed across 4 years. Findings suggest that, when measured immediately…
Descriptors: Video Technology, School Psychology, Intervention, Career Choice
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Lund, Terese J.; Liang, Belle; Konowitz, Lily; White, Allison E.; DeSilva Mousseau, Angela – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
A growing number of studies have demonstrated that purpose in life is associated with positive outcomes among adolescents and young adults. The college years represent an important period of both personal and professional growth, including purpose in life. Supportive relationships may play a critical role in the identification and pursuit of…
Descriptors: Mentors, Correlation, College Students, Individual Development
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Dixson, Dante D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Several studies have found that higher hope is associated with higher academic achievement. Although scholars have asserted that this association is the result of higher hope leading to an increased likelihood that students will engage success-oriented behaviors (e.g., participating in class, completing homework assignments), very little empirical…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Academic Achievement, Intervention, Psychological Patterns
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Lam, Kelly Ka Lai; Zhou, Mingming – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
In recent years, grit has drawn increasing attention from both researchers and practitioners. As an important noncognitive indicator, grit has been used to understand individual success and performance in various fields. However, past empirical research has shown inconsistent findings on the relationship between grit and academic achievement. This…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Correlation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Schilling, Ethan J.; Getch, Yvette Q. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Students experiencing chronic health difficulties represent a growing population in public schools. Given the unique challenges faced by these students including increased absences, resulting academic, and social/emotional/behavioral deficits, it is vital that schools are prepared to adequately meet their needs. One of the sometimes daunting tasks…
Descriptors: Reentry Students, Chronic Illness, Public Schools, Attendance
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Lipscomb, Anne H.; Anderson, Megan; Gadke, Daniel L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
ClassDojo and Tootling are two intervention techniques rooted in behavioral theory used in classwide behavior management purposes. ClassDojo is a technology-based behavior tracking system, allowing users to provide or remove points to students based on their classroom behaviors. Tootling provides students with the opportunity to deliver positive…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Intervention, Special Education
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Lockwood, Adam B.; Mcclure, John; Sealander, Karen; Baker, Courtney N. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
There is an ever-increasing need for school psychology training programs to demonstrate their ability to produce competent practitioners. One method of addressing this need is through the assessment of self-efficacy. However, little research on self-efficacy in school psychology exists likely due to the lack of a psychometrically sound measure of…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Trainees, Self Efficacy, School Psychologists
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Beeks, Amirah; Graves, Scott L., Jr. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The purpose of this study was to understand academic leadership's views of the field of school psychology. This is the first study that has attempted to incorporate the views of historically Black college and university (HBCU) Psychology Department Chairs' regarding the field of school psychology and the potential development of school psychology…
Descriptors: School Psychology, African American Students, Black Colleges, College Students
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White, Henry; LaFleur, Jennifer; Houle, Katherine; Hyry-Dermith, Paul; Blake, Susan M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
In recent decades, increasing attention has been paid to the number of adolescents experiencing extended absences from school due to mental health crises. Upon returning to school, these students often face difficulties in functioning, risk of relapse, and vulnerability to academic failure and social isolation. This paper presents results of a…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Mental Disorders, Attendance Patterns, At Risk Students
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Pétursdóttir, Anna-Lind – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
In this study, 188 master-level students received training through a distance education course to conduct functional behavioral assessments (FBAs) and behavior support plans with 68 boys and six girls (aged 3-20 years) displaying persistent behavior problems in inclusive preschools, elementary, and secondary schools. In the course, master-level…
Descriptors: Student Problems, Distance Education, Behavior Problems, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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