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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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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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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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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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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