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Little, Steven G.; Akin-Little, Angeleque; Gutierrez, Gabriel – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
It is clear that exposure to traumatic events is not uncommon in childhood and adolescence, and psychologists working in schools should have some training in meeting the needs of this segment of the population. One intervention that has been empirically supported in the trauma field is Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT). This…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, School Psychologists, Therapy, Children
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Reddy, Linda A.; De Thomas, Courtney Anne; Newman, Erik; Chun, Victoria – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
School practitioners and educators are frequently challenged by the diverse and pervasive academic, social, and behavioral needs of children at risk for and with emotional disturbance. The present article examines the outcome literature on school-based prevention and intervention programs by systematically reviewing the key treatment interventions…
Descriptors: Intervention, Prevention, Emotional Disturbances, Children
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Cohen, Robert; Linker, Julie A.; Stutts, Liza – Psychology in the Schools, 2006
Recent advances in treatment modalities and the manner in which services are organized have made it possible to serve children with severe emotional or behavioral disorders (EBD) in a more responsive and less restrictive manner. Current approaches rely on collaboration among child-serving agencies as well as between parents and service providers.…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Children, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances
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McDermott, Paul A.; Steinberg, Carrie M.; Angelo, Lauren E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2005
In this article we examine the ability of contextual information to enhance assessment of behavior problems in schools. Capitalizing on the multisituational structure of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents, exploratory and confirmatory analyses with a representative national sample (N = 1,400, ages 5-17 years) revealed three unique…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Hyperactivity, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Olympia, Daniel; Farley, Megan; Christiansen, Elizabeth; Pettersson, Hollie; Jenson, William; Clark, Elaine – Psychology in the Schools, 2004
While much of the current focus in special education remains on reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1997, disparities in the identification of children with serious emotional disorders continue to plague special educators and school psychologists. Several years after the issue of social maladjustment and its relationship to…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Disabilities, Adolescents, Special Education Teachers
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Golden, Zarabeth L.; Golden, Charles J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2002
Investigates the performance of children with learning, psychiatric, and attentional disabilities on the Stroop Color and Word Test. Results indicated clear differences between groups, with the learning disabled (LD) and the psychiatric/attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) groups generating unique profiles. Children with LD showed…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Children, Elementary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Saunders, Bruce T. – Psychology in the Schools, 1971
This study investigated whether behavioral contagion would be observed when socially accepted and socially rejected children were exposed to an emotionally disturbed child for 3 months. (Author/BY)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Children, Classroom Environment, Classroom Observation Techniques
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Cowen, Emory L.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1971
This report describes the expansion of the Primary Mental Health Project, an experimental demonstration program for early detection and prevention of ineffective school function, the nature of the new program, and problems encountered. (Author)
Descriptors: Children, Emotional Disturbances, Mental Health, Mental Health Programs
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Morgan, Sharon R. – Psychology in the Schools, 1984
Discusses counseling teachers in the schools on the sexual acting-out of emotionally disturbed children. Clinical case material is presented to illustrate the meanings and motivations children have subconsciously applied to various types of sexual behavior. Proposes some guidelines that can be used constructively when discussing this problem with…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Children, Counseling Techniques
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Ruttle, Kristi – Psychology in the Schools, 1981
Describes a model of two alternative roles for the school psychologist working with programs for autistic or emotionally disturbed children. The first concerns behavior management by consultation or direct work with the child. The second approach adds the role of program coordinator. A team approach is advocated. (Author/JAC)
Descriptors: Autism, Children, Consultation Programs, Coordinators
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Strain, Phillip S.; Shores, Richard E. – Psychology in the Schools, 1977
The importance of developing positive, reciprocal interaction has been well documented. If affective education for young handicapped children is to become a reality, additional research is necessary to identify those response patterns that set the occasion for positive reciprocal interaction. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems, Children, Emotional Disturbances
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Kaufman, Alan S.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1980
The most disturbing result was the extent of disagreement in parents' and teachers' perceptions of the problem behaviors of Black emotionally disturbed children. There was agreement in perceptions of White emotionally disturbed children, facilitating communication. High levels of parental involvement are recommended. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Children, Educational Diagnosis, Emotional Disturbances
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Kaufman, Alan S.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1979
This study compared the factor structure of parents' and teachers' ratings of children's behavior problems. Data were analyzed for a heterogeneous group of 194 emotionally disturbed boys and girls aged 3-13 years. Three factors emerged based on parents' ratings, and highly similar factors were obtained from teachers' ratings. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Children, Elementary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Zabel, Robert H. – Psychology in the Schools, 1979
Groups of emotionally disturbed and nondisturbed elementary and junior high subjects were tested for ability to recognize primary emotions in facial expressions. Emotionally disturbed groups were found to be significantly less proficient both for over-all emotion recognition ability and for several individual emotions. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Schwartz, Neil H.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1997
Investigates teachers' roles in erroneous referrals of children with suspected emotional disturbance. Teachers viewed two video tapes of two elementary-age students and rated the children on several child characteristics. Results revealed that the locus of control and self-esteem of teachers, along with other factors, can predict teachers'…
Descriptors: Children, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Emotional Disturbances
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