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Drevon, Daniel D.; Hixson, Michael D.; Wyse, Robert D.; Rigney, Alexander M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The purpose of this study was to conduct a descriptive and quantitative review of the literature examining the effectiveness of check-in check-out (CICO), a commonly used behavioral intervention in the context of a Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports framework. Studies that experimentally investigated the effectiveness of CICO or modified…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Student Behavior, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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Doumas, Diana M.; Midgett, Aida; Watts, April D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Although school-based programs are effective at decreasing bullying, the majority of studies have been conducted with elementary and middle school students. We conducted a pilot study using a randomized controlled design investigating the social validity of a brief, bullying bystander program adapted to be age-appropriate for high school students…
Descriptors: Bullying, High School Students, After School Programs, Program Effectiveness
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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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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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van de Sande, Marion C. E.; Fekkes, Minne; Kocken, Paul L.; Diekstra, René F. W.; Reis, Ria; Gravesteijn, Carolien – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
While universal school-based social and emotional learning (SEL) programs claim to target various SEL competencies, earlier reviews have not provided a clear overview of the competencies in question. We therefore wished to identify the competencies targeted in SEL programs for secondary school students. We also aimed to examine the effects of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Emotional Development, Social Development, Mental Health Programs
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Egan, Theresa E.; Wymbs, Frances A.; Owens, Julie Sarno; Evans, Steven W.; Hustus, Chelsea; Allan, Darcey M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Teachers' adoption and implementation of evidence-based programs is often limited. Program characteristics may be important facilitators or barriers of use, yet little is known about which attributes influence teacher decisions. Using a discrete choice experiment with a sample of general education elementary teachers (N = 230), we examined (a)…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preferences, Intervention, School Role
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Murphy, Ashley N.; Radley, Keith C.; Helbig, Kate A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
The current study evaluated use of the Superheroes Social Skills program as a means of increasing social skill accuracy in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Participants included four Caucasian male students that were eligible for special education services within the autism category. Social skills training was presented twice weekly for…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Interpersonal Competence, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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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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Ryoo, Ji Hoon; Hong, Saahoon; Bart, William M.; Shin, Jaehyun; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Many states have scaled up School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SW-PBIS) with the goal of improving student behavior and academic outcomes. Although the effects of SW-PBIS on behavioral and discipline outcomes have been promising, the findings for academic achievement have been inconclusive and are often limited to…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Positive Behavior Supports, Student Behavior
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Wood, Laura; Roach, Andrew T.; Kearney, Moriah A.; Zabek, Faith – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Executive functions (EFs) develop rapidly in preschoolers and lay an important foundation for school readiness. One potential method of supporting EF development is through mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs). Whereas studies with older children and adults have supported this approach, research with young children has been more limited. In the…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Metacognition
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Aston, Candice; Graves, Scott L., Jr.; McGoey, Kara; Lovelace, Temple; Townsend, Tiffany – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
New estimates report that Black girls are facing an educational crisis with regard to disproportionate disciplinary practices and academics. To date, there has been very limited research with regard to school-based interventions that have been designed to help Black girls explore both their cultural and gender identity. This is problematic because…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Disproportionate Representation, Discipline
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Green, Ambra L.; Maynard, Deanna K.; Stegenga, Sondra M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
The use of exclusionary discipline practices in schools has been well documented since the 1970s with the passing of the Safe Schools Act and implementation of zero-tolerance policies. Despite research indicating the ineffectiveness of exclusionary practices, students continue to receive suspensions and expulsions at alarming rates. Additional…
Descriptors: Discipline, Suspension, Expulsion, Misconceptions
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Amesty, Elvia; Páez, Doris – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Because teachers have regular access to youth, they have the potential of playing a significant role in health promotion and drug abuse prevention strategies. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of training and encouraging project-based learning methods on Venezuelan teachers' attitudes toward school-based drug abuse prevention…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Health Promotion, Drug Abuse
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Semple, Randye J.; Droutman, Vita; Reid, Brittany Ann – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
Mindfulness-based curricula are being implemented in K-12 schools across the nation. Many of these programs, although well considered and implemented, have little or no research support for their effectiveness. Recognizing the paucity of published research in this area, a sampling of school-based programs currently being implemented in the schools…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Educational Practices, Curriculum, Qualitative Research
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