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Montes-Berges, Beatriz; Aranda, Maria; Castillo-Mayen, Maria del Rosario – Psychology Teaching Review, 2011
Roots in Spanish Psychology dated back to Huarte de San Juan (1575). From this period to nowadays, Psychology has notably developed, branching in different areas such as psychology and sports and physical exercise, clinical and health psychology, educational psychology, psychology of social intervention, legal psychology, work and organisational…
Descriptors: Exercise, Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, History
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Felver, Joshua C.; Doerner, Erin; Jones, Jeremy; Kaye, Nicole C.; Merrell, Kenneth W. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Although the use of mindfulness is increasing in other areas of applied psychology, school psychology has yet to embrace it in practice. This article introduces school psychologists to the burgeoning field of mindfulness psychology and to the possibilities that it offers to their discipline. A background on the Western scientific study and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, School Psychology, Intervention, Innovation
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LaCaille, Rick A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2015
Misconceptions of psychological phenomena are widespread and often not easily eliminated--even among students completing college-level psychology courses. As part of a research methods psychology course, students developed public-service-announcement-style posters as part of a psychology myth-debunking campaign and presented these to students…
Descriptors: Psychology, Misconceptions, Research Methodology, Methods Courses
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Liddle, Ian; Carter, Greg F. A. – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2015
The Stirling Children's Well-being Scale (SCWBS) was developed by the Stirling Council Educational Psychology Service (UK) as a holistic, positively worded measure of emotional and psychological well-being in children aged eight to 15 years. Drawing on current theories of well-being and Positive Psychology, the aim was to provide a means of…
Descriptors: Well Being, Emotional Development, Psychological Needs, Psychological Testing
Yeager, David; Walton, Gregory; Cohen, Geoffrey L. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2013
Student psychology--how the classroom looks and feels from the perspective of the student--can powerfully affect motivation and learning, and experiments are increasingly showing that even brief interventions to change psychology can boost achievement over months or years. When paired with other structural reforms, social-psychological…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Psychological Needs, Psychology, Academic Achievement
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Simon, Dennis J.; Cruise, Tracy K.; Huber, Brenda J.; Swerdlik, Mark E.; Newman, Daniel S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
Effective supervision models guide the supervisory relationship and supervisory tasks leading to reflective and purposeful practice. The Developmental/Ecological/Problem-Solving (DEP) Model provides a contemporary framework for supervision specific to school psychology. Designed for the school psychology internship, the DEP Model is also…
Descriptors: Supervision, Models, Problem Solving, School Psychology
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Villarreal, Victor – Contemporary School Psychology, 2014
An understanding of the current intervention research is critical to the adoption of evidence-based practices in the delivery of psychological services; however, the generalizability and utility of intervention research for culturally and linguistically diverse youth may be limited by the types of research samples utilized. This study addresses…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Intervention, Psychological Studies, Student Diversity
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Seedat, Mohamed; Lazarus, Sandy – Journal of Community Psychology, 2011
This article represents a South African contribution to the growing international body of knowledge on histories of community psychology. We trace the early antecedents of social-community psychology interventions and describe the social forces and academic influences that provided the impetus for the emergence and development of community…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychology, Intervention, Community
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Villarreal, Victor; Ponce, Christopher; Gutierrez, Heveli – School Psychology International, 2015
Treatment acceptability (TA) is critical when selecting and implementing an intervention, as TA is associated with treatment outcomes. The significance of TA is reflected in school psychology models for services that state that school psychologists should address TA during development, implementation, and evaluation of interventions. However, the…
Descriptors: Intervention, School Psychology, Content Analysis, Periodicals
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Millar, Golden M.; Lean, Debra; Sweet, Susan D.; Moraes, Sabrina C.; Nelson, Victoria – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2013
Evidence suggests that schools have, by default, become the primary mental health system for students in Canada. The goal of the present study was to design, implement, and evaluate the Psychology School Mental Health Initiative (PSMHI). The PSMHI is an innovative attempt to increase the capacity of school-based psychology staff to deliver…
Descriptors: Health Services, Evidence, Intervention, Mental Health
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Kratochwill, Thomas R. – Journal of School Psychology, 2012
The purpose of this article is to provide some perspectives on Lilienfeld, Ammirati, and David's (2012) paper on distinguishing science from pseudoscience in school psychology. In many respects their work represents an intervention for "grandiose bragging," a problem that has occasionally occurred when various non-evidence-based or discredited…
Descriptors: Evidence, School Psychology, Science Education, Intervention
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Hall, Colby S. – Educational Psychology Review, 2016
Skill in generating inferences predicts reading comprehension for students in the elementary and intermediate grades even after taking into account word reading, vocabulary knowledge, and cognitive ability (Cain et al., "Journal of Educational Psychology, 96," 671-81, 2004; Kendeou et al., "Journal of Research in Reading," 31,…
Descriptors: Inferences, Reading Instruction, Reading Difficulties, Reading Comprehension
Huebner, Scott – Communique, 2012
School professionals, including school psychologists, have often operated from a problem- or deficit-based perspective with a focus on identifying and remediating psychoeducational disorders in children and adolescents. However, positive psychologists have argued that an exclusive focus on deficits does not offer a comprehensive perspective of…
Descriptors: Psychology, School Psychologists, Program Evaluation, Intervention
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Foley-Nicpon, Megan; Lee, Sharon – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2012
We conducted an exploratory content analysis of disability research in 5 major counseling psychology journals between 1990 and 2010. The goal was to review the counseling psychology literature to better understand the prevalence of disability research, identify research methods most often conducted, and elucidate the types of concerns most…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Cultural Pluralism, Content Analysis, Research Design
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Stern, Paul C. – American Psychologist, 2011
Psychology can make a significant contribution to limiting the magnitude of climate change by improving understanding of human behaviors that drive climate change and human reactions to climate-related technologies and policies, and by turning that understanding into effective interventions. This article develops a framework for psychological…
Descriptors: Climate, Psychology, Environmental Standards, Environmental Education
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