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Silva, Meghan R.; Collier-Meek, Melissa A.; Codding, Robin S.; DeFouw, Emily R. – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
Recommendations from multiple professional organizations (e.g., American Psychological Association, Council for Exceptional Children, National Association of School Psychologists) suggest that collection of data on the social validity in practice and research is necessary. The purpose of this study was to systematically review the inclusion of…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Intervention, Validity, Measurement Techniques
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Yohannan, Justina; Carlson, John S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Youth exposed to traumatic events are at higher risk for negative developmental outcomes, including low academic performance, poor social skills, and mental health concerns. To best address these risks, school-based intervention services, and trauma-informed practices can be provided. The goal of this study¬†was to systematically review the…
Descriptors: Trauma, At Risk Students, Intervention, Educational Environment
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von der Embse, Nathaniel; Ryan, Shannon V.; Gibbs, Tera; Mankin, Ariel – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Due to the increased pressure from test-based accountability practices, teachers have reported high levels of stress and burnout. High teacher stress has an impact on school outcomes, including links to absenteeism, burnout, school climate, and teacher behavior management. Teacher stress interventions may be an important first step toward reducing…
Descriptors: Teachers, Teacher Burnout, Anxiety, Stress Management
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Eiraldi, Ricardo; McCurdy, Barry; Schwartz, Billie; Wolk, Courtney Benjamin; Abraham, Manju; Jawad, Abbas F.; Nastasi, Bonnie K.; Mautone, Jennifer A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This paper describes implementation (fidelity, perceived acceptability) and tier 1 and Tier 2 outcomes of school-wide positive behavior interventions and supports approach including mental health supports at Tier 2 in two K-8 urban schools. Interventions for Tier 2 consisted of three manualized group cognitive behavioral therapy (GCBT) protocols…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Urban Schools, Positive Behavior Supports, Program Implementation
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Dart, Evan H.; Radley, Keith C.; Mason, Benjamin A.; Allen, Justin P. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Students with developmental disabilities have been found to exhibit higher rates of problem behavior in the classroom than their typically developing peers. Effectively addressing these students' behavior concerns requires the identification of interventions that can be implemented in an educational setting. Furthermore, matching intervention…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Developmental Disabilities, Intervention
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Bulla, Andrew J.; Frieder, Jessica E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Teachers are responsible for providing an education to students of all ability levels. Recent data suggest that roughly 95% of students with a disability are receiving some form of education in their general education setting. Individuals with disabilities tend to engage in higher levels of disruptive behaviors (e.g., talking out in class,…
Descriptors: Self Management, Disabilities, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques
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Owens, Julie Sarno; Allan, Darcey M.; Hustus, Chelsea; Erchul, William P. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Successful school consultation depends largely on the consultant's ability to influence teacher behavior and the teacher's receptivity to that influence. The goal of this study was to examine correlates of teacher receptivity to social influence strategies within school consultation. Participants were 365 general education teachers (K-5) recruited…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Consultation Programs, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Collier-Meek, Melissa A.; Sanetti, Lisa M. H.; Fallon, Lindsay M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
For evidence-based interventions to be effective for students they must be consistently implemented, however, many teachers struggle with treatment integrity and require support. Although many implementation support strategies are research based, there is little empirical guidance about the types of treatment integrity, implementers, and contexts…
Descriptors: Integrity, Behavior Modification, Case Studies, Intervention
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Wilczynski, Susan M.; Labrie, Allison; Baloski, Ann; Kaake, Amanda; Marchi, Nick; Zoder-Martell, Kimberly – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The present case study evaluated web-based training with coaching and feedback delivered through videoconferencing software to increase teacher use of behavioral methods associated with increased compliance. The participant, a preschool special education teacher, increased both her knowledge of efficacious interventions for autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Coaching (Performance), Feedback (Response), Videoconferencing
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Sullivan, William E.; Martens, Brian K.; Morley, Allison J.; Long, Stephanie J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
Activity schedules, guided compliance, and differential reinforcement are often used to reduce transition-related problem behavior in children with autism. One potential way to increase the effectiveness of these procedures when transitioning children from preferred to nonpreferred activities is to alter the motivating operations for…
Descriptors: Autism, Child Behavior, Behavior Problems, Behavior Modification
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Bilias-Lolis, Evelyn; Gelber, Nicholas W.; Rispoli, Kristin M.; Bray, Melissa A.; Maykel, Cheryl – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
This work offers a conceptual synthesis of several contemporary educational service delivery models that implicitly embed compassionate educational practices into supporting the learning and growth of diverse student populations. This manuscript discusses how such paradigms, such as culturally responsive positive behavior intervention and supports…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Equal Education, Student Diversity, Trauma
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Collins, Tai A.; Cook, Clayton R.; Dart, Evan H.; Socie, Diana G.; Renshaw, Tyler L.; Long, Anna C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Off-task and disruptive classroom behaviors have a negative impact on the learning environment and present a unique challenge for teachers to address. The aim of this study was to evaluate the Class Pass Intervention (CPI) as a behavior management strategy for secondary students with disruptive classroom behavior. The CPI consists of providing…
Descriptors: High School Students, Learner Engagement, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Smolkowski, Keith; Strycker, Lisa; Ward, Bryce – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
This study evaluated the scale-up of a Safe & Civil Schools "Foundations: Establishing Positive Discipline Policies" positive behavioral interventions and supports initiative through 4 years of "real-world" implementation in a large urban school district. The study extends results from a previous randomized controlled trial…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Educational Environment, School Safety, School Culture
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Dart, Evan H.; Radley, Keith C.; Battaglia, Allison A.; Dadakhodjaeva, Komila; Bates, Kayla E.; Wright, Sarah J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
The present study investigated the effectiveness of a novel class-wide intervention, the Classroom Password, for increasing the academic engaged behavior of middle school students. The effectiveness of an independent group contingency was evaluated using a concurrent multiple baseline design across three seventh- and eighth-grade classrooms.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Learner Engagement, Middle School Students, Group Dynamics