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Odom, Samuel L. – School Psychology Review, 2019
Peer-mediated intervention has become a primary education practice in programs for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This article traces the emergence of peer-mediated interventions from early laboratory studies to the extensive applied research in the field that has documented the efficacy of the practice. Interventions to…
Descriptors: Intervention, Peer Influence, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Carter, Erik W.; Steinbrenner, Jessica R. Dykstra; Hall, Laura J. – School Psychology Review, 2019
Although peer-mediated interventions can provide effective pathways for enhancing the social outcomes of students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), their application within secondary schools has been fairly limited. In this exploratory study, we examined the implementation of peer support arrangements and peer networks for 102 adolescents with…
Descriptors: High School Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Students with Disabilities
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Waasdorp, Tracy Evian; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – School Psychology Review, 2018
Latent class analysis was used to examine whether patterns of bystander responses varied as a function of both student- and school-level characteristics. Data from 18,863 high school students from 58 schools who "ever witnessed bullying" were used to identify five latent classes of bystander behavior. Three of the classes identified…
Descriptors: High School Students, Adolescents, Bullying, Audiences
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Bryson, Sara L.; Childs, Kristina K. – School Psychology Review, 2018
Previous research has suggested that school climate is an important predictor of school safety and disorder. This study builds on this line of research by examining racial and ethnic differences in the relationship between school climate and disorder in a sample of high school students. The data for this study came from a larger longitudinal study…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Educational Environment, High School Students
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Thayer, Andrew J.; Cook, Clayton R.; Fiat, Aria E.; Bartlett-Chase, Meghanne N.; Kember, Jessie M. – School Psychology Review, 2018
A promising development in school-based prevention and intervention science is the use of applied social-psychological concepts to improve students' experiences and outcomes in school. Mounting evidence from rigorous studies supports the efficacy of theoretically informed interventions grounded in social psychology, including growth mindset and…
Descriptors: Intervention, At Risk Students, Prevention, Outcomes of Education
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Coyle, Samantha; Malecki, Christine K. – School Psychology Review, 2018
The current study examined the relationship between social support from classmates and close friends and social anxiety in a sample of 377 adolescent students in grades 9-12. The results of the current study suggest that both the frequency and importance placed on support from classmates and close friends is associated with social anxiety.…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Correlation, Anxiety, Friendship
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O'Brennan, Lindsey; Pas, Elise; Bradshaw, Catherine – School Psychology Review, 2017
Previous studies have linked teacher burnout with job performance, satisfaction, and retention; however, there has been limited exploration of potential individual and school contextual factors that may influence burnout. The current study examined high school staff members' reports of burnout as they relate to staff demographics and perceptions…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Characteristics
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Brown, Christina Flynn; Demaray, Michelle Kilpatrick; Tennant, Jaclyn E.; Jenkins, Lyndsay N. – School Psychology Review, 2017
Cyber victimization is a contemporary problem facing youth and adolescents (Diamanduros, Downs, & Jenkins, 2008; Kowalski & Limber, 2007). It is imperative for researchers and school personnel to understand the associations between cyber victimization and student social-emotional outcomes. This article explores (a) gender differences in…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Bullying, Victims, Social Development
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Caemmerer, Jacqueline M.; Cawthon, Stephanie W.; Bond, Mark – School Psychology Review, 2016
Approximately half of students who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) have a co-occurring disability. Although assessing as well as diagnosing learning disabilities (LDs) is particularly difficult in this population, it is important to properly identify students who may be eligible for academic interventions or accommodations. This study analyzed…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Academic Achievement, Deafness, Learning Disabilities
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Gregory, Anne; Hafen, Christopher A.; Ruzek, Erik; Mikami, Amori Yee; Allen, Joseph P.; Pianta, Robert C. – School Psychology Review, 2016
Black students are issued school discipline sanctions at rates higher than members of other racial and ethnic groups, underscoring the need for professional development that addresses this gap. In 86 secondary school classrooms, a randomized controlled trial examined the effects of a 2-year teacher-coaching program, My Teaching Partner Secondary…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement, African American Students
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Dowdy, Erin; Harrell-Williams, Leigh; Dever, Bridget V.; Furlong, Michael J.; Moore, Stephanie; Raines, Tara; Kamphaus, Randy W. – School Psychology Review, 2016
Increasingly, schools are implementing school-based screening for risk of behavioral and emotional problems; hence, foundational evidence supporting the predictive validity of screening instruments is important to assess. This study examined the predictive validity of the Behavior Assessment System for Children-2 Behavioral and Emotional Screening…
Descriptors: High School Students, Measurement Techniques, Screening Tests, Behavior Problems
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Dever, Bridget V. – School Psychology Review, 2016
Within the expectancy-value framework, much work has been done linking expectancies and task values to academic outcomes such as performance, persistence, and choice. Research on the associations between student motivation (including efficacy and task values) and behavioral and emotional problems, however, is nascent. The present study examined a…
Descriptors: High School Students, Risk, Theories, Behavior Problems
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Suldo, Shannon M; Thalji-Raitano, Amanda; Kiefer, Sarah M.; Ferron, John M. – School Psychology Review, 2016
Mental health is increasingly viewed as a complete state of being, consisting of the absence of psychopathology and the presence of positive factors such as subjective well-being (SWB). This cross-sectional study analyzed multimethod and multisource data for 500 high school students (ages 14-18 years, M = 15.27 years, SD = 1.0 years) to examine…
Descriptors: High School Students, Mental Health, Models, Student Adjustment
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Poteat, V. Paul; Rivers, Ian; Vecho, Olivier – School Psychology Review, 2015
Drawing from an ecological framework, there has been growing attention on the role of peers in accounting for adolescents' homophobic behavior. In this study, we considered whether individuals' homophobic behavior could be attributed to their peers' collective levels of aggression, sexual prejudice, and importance placed on their sexual…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Role, Prediction, Aggression
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Mitchell, Rachel R.; Tingstrom, Daniel H.; Dufrene, Brad A.; Ford, W. Blake; Sterling, Heather E. – School Psychology Review, 2015
The purpose of the present study was to extend previous research by evaluating the effect of the interdependent group contingency procedure known as the Good Behavior Game (GBG) on decreasing disruptive behaviors with general-education high school students. Although many studies exist that have used the GBG to alter behaviors across ages ranging…
Descriptors: High School Students, Educational Games, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems
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