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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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In, Hyoyeon; Kim, Hyunhee; Carney, JoLynn V. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The present study examined the role of school connectedness in mediating the relations of social skills and school climate of diversity (SCD) to life satisfaction (LS) among school-aged children. This study also investigated whether there is any gender difference in relationships. Participants included 873 elementary school students in Grades 4…
Descriptors: Student School Relationship, Life Satisfaction, Interpersonal Competence, Student Diversity
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van Verseveld, Marloes D. A.; Fukkink, Ruben G.; Fekkes, Minne; Oostdam, Ron J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Even though teachers are key figures of a program's effectiveness, most intervention studies have not focused explicitly on the effects of antibullying programs at teacher level. We conducted a meta-analysis into the effects of school-based antibullying programs on determinants of teacher intervention, including teachers' attitudes towards…
Descriptors: Bullying, Intervention, Meta Analysis, Program Effectiveness
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Eklund, Katie; O'malley, Meagan; Meyer, Lauren – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
Mindfulness is linked to a variety of social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral well-being indicators in youth. Given increased interest among researchers and practitioners, high-quality instruments are needed to effectively measure the construct in children, youth, and young adults, especially in the context of mindfulness-based interventions…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Psychometrics, Intervention, Surveys
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Klingbeil, David A.; Fischer, Aaron J.; Renshaw, Tyler L.; Bloomfield, Bradley S.; Polakoff, Ben; Willenbrink, Jessica B.; Copek, Rebecca A.; Chan, Kai Tai – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The popularity of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) is growing rapidly in schools. Decisions regarding the use of these interventions must be based on empirical evidence. There is robust evidence for the use of MBIs with adults, but research on MBIs with youth is nascent. The purpose of this meta-analytic review was to add to the literature…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Intervention, Outcomes of Treatment, Behavior Problems
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La Salle, Tamika P.; Wang, Cixin; Parris, Leandra; Brown, Jacqueline A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The purpose of the current study is to investigate the relationships between suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs), school climate, and student demographics among middle school students. The study was conducted with a sample of 152,191 middle school students across 607 schools within 182 school districts in a southeastern state. Results support…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Suicide, Ethnicity, Middle School Students
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Dragowski, Eliza A.; McCabe, Paul C.; Rubinson, Florence – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
This study is based on a national survey investigation of 968 educators, who reported the incidence of LGBTQ harassment in schools, and their advocacy efforts on behalf of this population. LGBTQ-related knowledge, attitudes, norms, and perceived ability to advocate were also assessed. Ninety percent of educators reported observing LGBTQ harassment…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Teacher Role
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Datta, Pooja; Cornell, Dewey; Huang, Francis – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Separate lines of research find that proaggressive attitudes promote peer aggression and that bystanders play a pivotal role in deterring or facilitating bullying behavior. The current study hypothesized that proaggressive attitudes in middle school would deter students from standing up to bullying and encourage them to reinforce bullying…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Aggression, Bullying, Student Attitudes
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Martinez, Andrew; Mcmahon, Susan D.; Coker, Crystal; Keys, Christopher B. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Student behavioral problems pose a myriad of challenges for schools. In this study, we examine the relations among teacher and school-level constructs (i.e., teacher collaboration, supervision/discipline, instructional management), and student-related outcomes (i.e., high-risk behaviors, barriers to learning, student social-behavioral climate).…
Descriptors: Risk, Student Behavior, Correlation, Barriers
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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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Kub, Joan; Feldman, Marissa A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
Bullying among children and adolescents is recognized as a significant global public health problem, as it has serious health consequences. Schools are important sites in which to address violence prevention, specifically bullying prevention, and to promote positive youth development. The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion outlines five action…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Public Health, Public Policy
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McCabe, Paul C.; Rubinson, Florence; Dragowski, Eliza A.; Elizalde-Utnick, Graciela – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
A national sample of educators were surveyed to identity the attitudes, beliefs, school culture, and perceived barriers that would predict whether educators would intervene to stop bias and harassment directed at lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in schools. The survey questionnaire was organized according to the…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Teacher Attitudes
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Jaureguizar, Joana; Ibabe, Izaskun; Straus, Murray A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
This study focused on violent and prosocial behaviors by adolescents toward parents and teachers, and the relation between such behaviors and adolescents' perceptions about the family and school environment. Gender differences in child-to-parent violence and student-to-teacher violence were also studied. The sample comprised 687 adolescents from…
Descriptors: Violence, Prosocial Behavior, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Solomon, Benjamin G.; Klein, Suzanne A.; Hintze, John M.; Cressey, James M.; Peller, Sarah L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
Positive Behavior Support (PBS) for behavioral problems was included in the 1997 Individuals With Disabilities Education Act reauthorization, reflecting the increased implementation and strengthening empirical evidence for PBS in schools. Whereas PBS can be used reactively, its flexibility has led to a popular comprehensive school-wide model used…
Descriptors: Evidence, Outcome Measures, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification
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Schultz, Brandon K.; Storer, Jennifer; Watabe, Yuko; Sadler, Joanna; Evans, Steven W. – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
The authors review the research literature regarding school-based treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Students with ADHD often do not receive access to special services, even though the impairments associated with the disorder often compromise learning and cause concerns for classroom teachers, school administrators, and…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intervention, Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification
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