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Aspinall, S. Y. – Psychology in the Schools, 1996
Reviews what is known about children's conceptions of death, how children grieve, and relevant research. Presents clinicians' guidelines on such issues as explaining death to children, attending funerals, and treating bereaved youths and their families. Outlines a death education program which incorporates developmental and theoretical principles…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bereavement, Child Behavior, Children
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Passarello, Deirdre J.; Hintze, John M.; Owen, Steven V.; Gable, Robert K. – Psychology in the Schools, 1999
Explores the factor structure of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Survey, a parent rating scale designed for use in the assessment of child and adolescent anxiety. Surveys (N=176) from parents of children in kindergarten through grade 11 were utilized. Factor analysis suggests that one second-order factor yields an internal consistency estimate of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Anxiety, Children, Data Analysis
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Van Hoof, Thomas J; Hansen, Holger – Psychology in the Schools, 1999
Nineteen directors of mental-health services at independent, college-preparatory, boarding schools were interviewed. Statistical analysis found that tremendous diversity exists within the sample and offers some early guidelines of mental-health services for such schools in the areas of administration, structure of services,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Boarding Schools, College Preparation, Diversity (Student)
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Smith, Douglas C.; Furlong, Michael; Bates, Michael; Laughlin, John D. – Psychology in the Schools, 1998
Describes the development of an anger inventory for adolescent males. Used research which conceptualizes anger as a multidimensional construct and collected data from 202 males from three different schools. Discusses scale development and identifies four factors that accounted for 43.3% of the common variance. Concludes that the 31-item scale has…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Anger, Children, Elementary Secondary Education
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Woody, Robert Henley; Davenport, Jennifer – Psychology in the Schools, 1998
Analyzes responses from school psychologists (N=378) to the Blueprint I, a document detailing how school psychology could improve public schools. Findings revealed numerous areas of congruence and dissonance between psychologists' training and practice. Respondents preferred to decrease the amount of time spent in assessment and increase time…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Counselor Training, Elementary Secondary Education
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Pumariega, Andres J.; Vance, Hubert R. – Psychology in the Schools, 1999
Outlines factors that have influenced the approach of fully integrating children and family services into the fabric of their community and culture. Describes how school-based mental health services provide the foundation for the actualization of the interagency systems. States that significantly better outcomes have been noted from this model…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Ancillary School Services, Children, Community Health Services
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McCullough, Gable; Huebner, E. Scott; Laughlin, James E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2000
Investigated interrelationships among global self-concept, life events, positive subjective well being, negative affect, and life satisfaction in high school students (N=92). Results demonstrated that life events contributed significant variance to predictions of positive affect, negative affect, and life satisfaction, over that of global…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, High School Students, Influences
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Davidow, Joseph R. – Psychology in the Schools, 1994
Article discusses five points that should be considered before implementing consultation techniques in the school setting. Consultants are encouraged to think carefully about their intervention techniques, are urged to follow a collaborative consultation model, and are reminded of Whitehead's notion that life should be the subject matter for…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Bias, Children
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Proctor, Theron B.; Choi, Hee-Sook – Psychology in the Schools, 1994
Examined early adolescents' self-esteem and perceived competence in the cognitive, social, and physical domains. Self-esteem, perceived social and physical competence, and cognitive competence were either stable or increased for most children. Concluded that early adolescents' perceptions of self-esteem and competence are not adversely affected by…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Development, Change, Child Development
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Sabatino, David A.; Vance, Hubert Booney – Psychology in the Schools, 1994
Examined 75 children previously diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Reexamined initial reasons for referral. Nearly one-third of diagnosed ADHD group was reclassified with mental disorders. Concluded that comorbidity among ADHD symptoms, other mental disorders, and learning disabilities has rendered 8 of 14 ADHD…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attention Deficit Disorders, Children, Classification
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Bolen, Larry M.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1992
Examined use of Bender Gestalt Visual-Motor Test with school-age adolescents over age 11. Mean error scores suggest that visual-motor development is not maturationally complete by age 11 years, 11 months. Suggests additional research focusing on extending normative sample or developing new scoring system for adolescents. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Child Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Clarizio, Harvey F. – Psychology in the Schools, 1992
Several controversies surround differentiation between socially maladjusted and seriously emotionally disturbed. Central to controversy is interpretation of social maladjustment as restricted to include socialized aggressive and adjudicated delinquents or broadened to include Conduct Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and antisocial…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Antisocial Behavior, Children, Delinquency
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Fisher, Gary L.; Harrison, Thomas C. – Psychology in the Schools, 1992
Notes that adolescents with alcohol or drug problems may be referred to school psychologists for assessment and may demonstrate symptoms similar to learning disabilities or emotional disturbance. Discusses prereferral questionnaires, initial interviews, behavioral observations, and assessment devices to help psychologists determine probability…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Drug Abuse
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Prout, H. Thompson; Frederickson, Anne K. – Psychology in the Schools, 1991
Used analogue case study format to examine sex bias in clinical judgment among school psychologists. Varied sex of adolescent and problem type in 2 X 2 design. School psychologists read case study and rated perceived disturbance and importance of intervention. Psychologists rated it more important to intervene when subject was male; no differences…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Clinical Diagnosis, School Psychologists, Secondary Education
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Chittooran, Mary Mathai; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1993
Administered Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised, Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Battery, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, and Wide Range Achievement Test to 934 learning-disabled students between ages 8 and 16. Principal-components analysis with varimax rotation indicated existence of seven factors: Verbal Reasoning, Academic…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Evaluation Methods, Factor Structure
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