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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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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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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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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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Dudley-Marling, Curtis – Psychology in the Schools, 1985
Examines the perceptions of the usefulness of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) by teachers (N=150) of emotionally disturbed and learning disabled children. The majority of respondents indicated that although the IEP does have some utility, it does not usually assist them in planning day-to-day instruction. (BH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Culbert, James P.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1989
Analyzed the factor structure of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R), the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT), and the Peabody Individual Achievement Test (PIAT) in a psychiatric sample of 329 children from 6 to 16 years old. Found 4 factors: Verbal Comprehension, Verbal Achievement, Perceptual Organization, and Number…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Adolescents, Children, Emotional Disturbances
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Vance, Booney; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1987
Investigated stability of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) intelligence quotient scores of 32 exceptional students over six-year interval. Used 20 learning disabled and 12 mentally disabled students aged 6 to 16. Test-retest findings indicated median reliability value of .74. Discusses implications for clinicians and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Paget, Kathleen D. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Analyzed WISC-R profiles of 42 conduct problem children to generate hypotheses concerning the children's intellectual strengths and weaknesses. Used a variety of subtest groupings to interpret ability patterns. Findings revealed relative strengths in perceptual organization skills, and weaknesses in skills that involve sequencing, memory, and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Children, Cognitive Style