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Wilczynski, Susan M.; Connolly, Sarah; Dubard, Melanie; Henderson, Amanda; Mcintosh, David – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
Individuals with disabilities are at increased risk for abuse by their parents, caretakers, and the staff who are entrusted with their care as well as from the general population. Many individuals with disabilities have cognitive or communication impairments that place them at even higher risk for abuse. These limitations also make it more…
Descriptors: Intervention, Child Abuse, Prevention, Disabilities
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Begeny, John C.; Easton, Julia E.; Upright, James J.; Tunstall, Kali R.; Ehrenbock, Cassia A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
Within the realm of school-based interventions, implementation integrity is important for practical, legal, and ethical purposes. Unfortunately, evidence suggests that proper monitoring of implementation integrity is often absent from both research and practice. School psychology practitioners and researchers have reported that a major barrier to…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Fidelity, Intervention, Reading Programs
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Andersen, Melissa N.; Daly, Edward J., III; Young, Nicholas D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
This study sought to evaluate whether a one-trial brief experimental analysis (OTBEA) would reliably and validly identify effective treatments to improve oral reading fluency for 6 elementary school students referred for reading problems. An OTBEA was conducted with each participant to assess the effects of skill- and performance-based treatment…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Intervention, Reading Difficulties, Elementary School Students
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Decker, Scott L.; Hale, James B.; Flanagan, Dawn P. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Research has demonstrated that many children have learning problems related to deficits in specific cognitive processes that are not adequately represented by a single IQ score. The administration of cognitive measures that include narrow abilities is useful in understanding specific learning problems and developing effective interventions.…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Intelligence Tests
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Newell, Markeda L.; Newell, Terrance S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
The purpose of this study was to analyze how school psychologists engaged in problem analysis during problem-solving consultation. Five aspects of the problem analysis process were examined: 1) the types of questions participants asked during problem identification, 2) the types of data participants requested, 3) the frequency of requests for each…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Identification, Problem Solving, Simulated Environment
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Feindler, Eva L.; Engel, Emily C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
The development, implementation, and evaluation of anger management programs have proliferated over the past decade. The programs aim to moderate the intensity, frequency, and severity of anger expression, and facilitate alternative nonaggressive responses to conflict and frustration. Cognitive-behavioral theory highlights cognitive processes such…
Descriptors: Intervention, Aggression, Program Effectiveness, Conflict Resolution
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Finello, Karen Moran – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
The preschool assessment and diagnostic process offers many opportunities for collaboration across disciplines that can enrich the professional's understanding of the young child. This article addresses the advantages and complexities of such collaboration including opportunities for infusing collaboration across the multiple steps of assessment.…
Descriptors: Psychologists, Disabilities, Identification, Cooperation
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Benson, Nicholas; Newman, Isadore – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
This article describes how actuarial methods can supplant discrepancy models and augment problem solving and Response to Intervention (RTI) efforts by guiding the process of identifying specific learning disabilities (SLD). Actuarial methods use routinized selection and execution of formulas derived from empirically established relationships to…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Medical Evaluation, Learning Disabilities, Academic Failure
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Richards, Laura C.; Heathfield, Lora Tuesday; Jenson, William R. – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
Evidence-based classwide interventions have the potential to help a large number of students by preventing problem behaviors before they become a significant problem in the classroom. Results of a study examining the effectiveness of a classwide peer-modeling intervention package to improve students' on-task behavior in the classroom are…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Modification, Rewards, Classrooms
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Machek, Greg R.; Nelson, Jason M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
This study surveyed a national sample of school psychologists with respect to the identification of reading disabilities (RD). It covers school psychologists' opinions regarding perceived benefits of the use of cognitive assessment in RD identification, both within and outside of an IQ-achievement discrepancy model. The survey also solicited…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Opinions, School Psychologists
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Lembke, Erica S.; McMaster, Kristen L.; Stecker, Pamela M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
The purpose of this article is to describe research-based reading intervention within a Response-to-Intervention (RTI) model, using prevention science as a context. First, RTI is defined and a rationale is provided for its use in improving the reading performance of all students, particularly those students identified as at risk for…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Reading Research, Prevention
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DeRosier, Melissa E.; Mercer, Sterett H. – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
This study examined perceived behavioral atypicality as a predictor of children's school-based adjustment. First, a descriptive pilot study was conducted to examine children's reasons for nominating peers as behaviorally atypical. Then, atypicality was investigated in relation to school-based adjustment in a two-wave panel design. Social problems,…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Academic Achievement, Peer Relationship, Risk
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Farmer, Thomas W.; Leung, Man-Chi; Keagy, Kristen; Boudah, Daniel J.; Akos, Patrick; McDonough, Erin; Hall, Cristin M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
This study examined the social preference nominations (i.e., "liked most" and "liked least") in relation to peer group and classroom social dynamics in a sample of 622 fifth graders from 11 schools in a southeastern state. Liked most and liked least nominations were given to a small concentration of students within classrooms.…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Peer Groups, Grade 5, Rural Areas
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Diamanduros, Terry; Downs, Elizabeth; Jenkins, Stephen J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2008
Many school-aged children have experienced the cruelty of bullying. The impact and effects of bullying have been described extensively in scholarly literature. Unfortunately, the impact of bullying has also made contemporary headlines with the recent rash of school shootings and other forms of school-based violence. The current body of students…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Psychologists, School Psychologists, Bullying
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Cummings, Kelli D.; Kaminski, Ruth A.; Merrell, Kenneth W. – Psychology in the Schools, 2008
This study describes the initial validation of an innovative social-behavioral observational assessment tool that is designed to be used on a repeated basis to assess growth and development of social competence over time to: (a) identify the social functioning of all students, (b) assist in planning support for students at risk, and (c) evaluate…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Social Behavior, Validity, At Risk Students
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