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Reddy, Linda A.; Forman, Susan G.; Stoiber, Karen C.; Gonzalez, Jorge E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The present investigation examined 460 school psychology trainers' attitudes and beliefs about the conditions for the education and training of evidence-based practices (i.e., assessments and interventions) in training programs in the United States and Canada using an online survey. Trainer attitudes and beliefs about education and training in…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, School Psychology, Online Surveys, Likert Scales
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Robinson, Lee; Bond, Caroline – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The most thoroughly researched topic in relation to autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) is the evaluation of interventions. Educational psychology in the United Kingdom and Ireland is the most closely allied profession to school psychology in the United States. In considering what is published by and for the profession, it is important to include…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Sklad, Marcin; Diekstra, Rene; De Ritter, Monique; Ben, Jehonathan; Gravesteijn, Carolien – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
To answer the question of whether teaching social and emotional skills to foster social-emotional development can help schools extend their role beyond the transfer of knowledge, the authors conducted a meta-analytical review of 75 recently published studies that reported the effects of universal, school-based social, emotional, and/or behavioral…
Descriptors: School Role, Social Development, Emotional Development, Behavior Development
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Aronson, Keith R.; Caldwell, Linda L.; Perkins, Daniel F.; Pasch, Kenneth W. – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
Military families face a number of unique challenges, including frequent relocations and school transitions, as well as extended separations from loved ones. The military, schools, and communities have been working together to build the capacity of children, youth, and families to successfully cope with the stressors they encounter. Most branches…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Military Schools, Children, Teacher Burnout
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Hale, Andrea D.; Henning, Jaime B.; Hawkins, Renee O.; Sheeley, Wesley; Shoemaker, Larissa; Reynolds, Jennifer R.; Moch, Christina – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
This study was designed to investigate the validity of four different aloud reading comprehension assessment measures: Maze, comprehension questions, Maze accurate response rate (MARR), and reading comprehension rate (RCR). The criterion measures used in this study were the Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Achievement (WJ-III ACH) Broad Reading…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Tests, Reading Comprehension
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Burns, Matthew K.; Klingbeil, David A.; Ysseldyke, Jim – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
Technology-enhanced formative evaluation (TEFE) could enhance student achievement while diminishing the burden of formative evaluation for educators. The current study examined data from 360 randomly selected schools that either used a TEFE program for 1 year to 4 years 11 months, for 5 or more years, or not at all. Analyses of covariance found a…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Mathematics Tests, Accountability, White Students
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Hughes, Tammy L.; Theodore, Lea A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
Psychotherapy is a service-delivery that is provided for both general and special education students. This manuscript examines a conceptual framework for determining when to employ psychotherapy within the school-based setting. Decisions are informed by the relationship between problem behavior, therapeutic techniques, short-term outcomes, and…
Descriptors: Psychologists, School Psychologists, Disabilities, Psychotherapy
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Farmer, Thomas W.; Leung, Man-Chi; Keagy, Kristen; Boudah, Daniel J.; Akos, Patrick; McDonough, Erin; Hall, Cristin M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
This study examined the social preference nominations (i.e., "liked most" and "liked least") in relation to peer group and classroom social dynamics in a sample of 622 fifth graders from 11 schools in a southeastern state. Liked most and liked least nominations were given to a small concentration of students within classrooms.…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Peer Groups, Grade 5, Rural Areas
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Lindstrom, William A., Jr.; Lease, A. Michele; Kamphaus, Randy W. – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
External correlates of a teacher-rated typology of child adjustment developed using the Behavior Assessment System for Children were examined. Participants included 377 elementary school children recruited from 26 classrooms in the southeastern United States. Multivariate analyses of variance and planned comparisons were used to determine whether…
Descriptors: Emotional Adjustment, Elementary School Students, Social Control, Social Status
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Brown, Stephanie L.; Shriberg, David; Wang, Aimin – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
School psychologists in the United States are not nearly as diverse demographically as the students they serve (T.K. Fagan & P.S. Wise, 2000). A.H. Miranda and P.B. Gutter (2002) investigated the number of diversity-related articles in four leading school psychology journals from 1990 to 1999 and found that there was an increase in the…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, School Psychology, Diversity (Institutional), Student Diversity
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Bray, Melissa A.; Kehle, Thomas J.; Grigerick, Sarah E.; Loftus, Susan; Nicholson, Heather – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways. It affects approximately 12% of American children, and it appears that that incidence is increasing. Asthma in children negatively influences school-based outcomes such as absenteeism and friendship formation. Potential triggers of asthma include environmental allergens, exercise, weather, and emotional…
Descriptors: Diseases, Child Health, School Health Services, Educational Environment
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Brenneman, Michele H.; Morris, Robin D.; Israelian, Marlyne – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
A dearth of research has investigated the language preference of bilingual childhood populations and its subsequent relationship to reading skills. The current study evaluated how a sequential bilingual student's choice of language, in a particular environmental context, predicted reading ability in English and Spanish. The participants were…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, English (Second Language), Bilingual Students, Bilingualism
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Haboush, Karen L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
Individuals of Arab descent residing within the United States currently number between 1.2 million and 3.9 million. These families are characterized by considerable diversity depending upon their nationality, religion, and extent of acculturation to both Western and Arab cultures. More recently, Arab families have immigrated to the United States…
Descriptors: Values, Acculturation, School Psychology, Ethics
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Clay, Daniel L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
An estimated 5.2 to 7.8 million children with significant chronic health problems attend school every day in the United States requiring interventions in the school setting. A majority of these students will be from ethnic minority or low-income groups within two decades. Providing culturally competent interventions in schools is critical to…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Physical Health, Health Promotion, Special Needs Students
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Evans, Linda Garner; Oehler-Stinnett, Judy – Psychology in the Schools, 2006
Children served by school psychologists are frequently impacted by natural disasters. In the United States, tornadoes are a particular threat but have been studied very little. The current investigation developed a scale for assessing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children in Kindergarten to Grade 6 impacted by a severe tornado. Six…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Psychological Patterns, Anxiety, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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