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Tysinger, P. Dawn; Tysinger, Jeffrey A.; Diamanduros, Terry – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
The study investigated the consultation approaches of collaborative-directive and collaborative-nondirective and the influence of teacher expectations for consultation on their ratings of consultation success. Teachers viewed videotaped consultation sessions of a collaborative-directive or collaborative-nondirective consultation session that…
Descriptors: Consultants, Psychologists, School Psychologists, Consultation Programs
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Riley-Tillman, T. Chris; Chafouleas, Sandra M.; Briesch, Amy M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
With the growing popularity of a response to intervention model of service delivery, the role of intervention management is becoming more prominent. Although many aspects of intervention management have received significant attention, one area that warrants further development involves feasible methods for monitoring student behavior in a…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Intervention, Report Cards, Internet
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Sugai, George – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
The articles in this special Practitioner's Edition of "Psychology in the Schools" share the application of sound educational and behavioral practices in real school and classroom contexts. Given this emphasis in these articles on the applied use of behavioral practices, the purpose of this brief commentary is to highlight and comment on some of…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Behavioral Science Research, Journal Articles, Intellectual History
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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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Volker, Martin A.; Lopata, Christopher; Cook-Cottone, Catherine – Psychology in the Schools, 2006
This article discusses the current issues involved in the evaluation of children who have both intellectual gifts and a specific learning disability (SLD) in reading. Given recent changes in federal special education law (i.e., the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004), the use of a unified assessment model that…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Psychometrics, Intervention, Learning Disabilities
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Delligatti, Nina; Akin-Little, Angeleque; Little, Steven G. – Psychology in the Schools, 2003
Current prevalence rates of Conduct Disorder (CD) in girls may be an underestimate due to inappropriate diagnostic criteria, biased perceptions by those responsible for reporting problematic behavior, and differential social constraints for each gender. Relatively few published studies of CD and related behaviors in girls exist. Available evidence…
Descriptors: Intervention, Incidence, Females, Substance Abuse
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Burns, Christine W.; Brassard, Marla R. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Reviews the effects on parents and children of living in a single parent family, and suggests ways in which school psychologists can aid schools and single parent families. Presents school-based interventions for children and parents. Suggests changes in administrative policies to meet the needs of single parent families. (Author)
Descriptors: Bibliotherapy, Family Influence, Family School Relationship, Group Counseling
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Lobitz, W. Charles; Burns, William – Psychology in the Schools, 1977
A strategy for teachers and consultants which moves from less to more intrusive interventions is described and demonstrated with a case example. Private feedback was ineffective in reducing a child's inappropriate behavior, but introduction of public feedback resulted in a decrease in inappropriate behavior to below the class average. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Patterns, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education