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Waterman, Jill; Langley, Audra K.; Miranda, Jeanne; Riley, Debbie B. – APA Books, 2018
Children who are adopted at an older age through foster care and those adopted from overseas orphanages are at high risk for behavioral and emotional distress. This important manual presents a structured, evidence-based protocol for providing mental health treatment to families adopting vulnerable children. Drawing on their extensive clinical…
Descriptors: Adoption, At Risk Persons, Mental Health, Family Role
Webber, Jane M., Ed.; Mascari, J. Barry, Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2018
This timely book provides current research and skill-building information on Disaster Mental Health Counseling for counselors, educators, students, and mental health responders in agencies, schools, universities, and private practice. Recognized experts in the field detail effective clinical interventions with survivors in the immediate,…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Counseling, Violence, Trauma
Mayer, Matthew J., Ed.; Jimerson, Shane R., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This timely book presents a data-driven approach to preventing and responding to school violence. As school violence receives increasing attention across the nation, the application of scientific knowledge is critical. For maximum effectiveness, transdisciplinary teams should use school data, logic models, and theories of change to design,…
Descriptors: School Safety, Violence, Prevention, Ecological Factors
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Edwin, Mary; Prescod, Diandra – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
Career development is a lifelong process that begins in childhood and has been linked to student success in other aspects of their development in childhood and adulthood (Blackhurst, Auger, & Wahl, 2003). This article presents a fifth-grade technology-based career development curriculum that engages students in a 10-week long exploration of…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Exploration, Grade 5, Academic Achievement
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Dowden, Angel Riddick; Gray, Kendra; White, Niah; Ethridge, Glacia; Spencer, Natalie; Boston, Quintin – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
The purpose of the study was to explore, in depth, the impact teen pregnancy has on education attainment for girls 13-19 years of age across racial/ethnicity and socioeconomic status. Eight girls from African American/Black and Hispanic/Latino ethnic backgrounds participated in the study. Critical race theoretical framework was utilized for the…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Pregnancy, Educational Attainment, Race
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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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Datu, Jesus Alfonso D.; Yuen, Mantak – Contemporary School Psychology, 2018
Existing studies have focused on examining how academic buoyancy or the ability to cope with day-to-day challenges in school may be linked to academic functioning. This review article reported the current state of the academic buoyancy literature in the educational contexts. Findings from previous investigations on the theorizing, measurement,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables, Well Being, Outcomes of Education
Fairchild, Lyndsay; Gadke, Daniel L. – Communique, 2018
Central auditory processing disorder (CAPD), as defined by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), refers to difficulties in the perceptual processing of auditory information in the central nervous system and the neurobiological activity that underlies that processing and gives rise to electrophysiologic auditory potentials (ASHA,…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Language Processing, Cognitive Processes, Auditory Stimuli
Federal Student Aid, US Department of Education, 2018
The "2018-19 Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid" provides useful information to help high school counselors, TRIO and Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) staff, and other mentors advise students about financial aid for postsecondary education. This book focuses on the federal…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, Postsecondary Education, Grants
McGeehan, Brittany – Communique, 2018
Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in children, affecting approximately 0.5% to 1% of children through the age of 16 years. Between 20,000 and 45,000 children are diagnosed annually with newly recognized seizures with the median age of onset between 5 and 6 years of age. In 2018 the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimated…
Descriptors: Epilepsy, Student Needs, Special Needs Students, At Risk Persons
Lichtenstein, Robert – Communique, 2018
Dyslexia has been the recent focus of a groundswell of interest, advocacy, and legislative activity. Struck by this salient movement and its implications regarding practice, the author set out to investigate the dyslexia advocacy movement. While mandates and initiatives vary greatly from state to state, the motivation behind the advocacy efforts…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Parent Attitudes, Dyslexia, Reading Difficulties
Fishman-Weaver, Kathryn – Prufrock Press Inc., 2018
"Wholehearted Teaching of Gifted Young Women" explores the important role school communities play in supporting the social and emotional needs of high-achieving young women. Using a youth participatory action research model, this project follows 20 student researchers from high school through college. This longitudinal study leads to…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Females, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Bross, Leslie Ann; Common, Eric Alan; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Menzies, Holly M.; Ennis, Robin Parks – Beyond Behavior, 2018
High-probability request sequence (HPRS) is a low-intensity strategy designed to increase student compliance by creating behavioral momentum. Momentum is established by providing three to five requests that a noncompliant student is most likely to do followed quickly by a less preferred request. Herein, we describe a step-by-step process for using…
Descriptors: Probability, Classroom Techniques, Teaching Methods, Compliance (Psychology)
Ramirez, Lizbeth; Walden, Emily; Hart, Shelley R. – Communique, 2018
Internet gaming has become an increasingly popular activity among youth. Internet gaming disorder (IGD) is currently included in the "DSM-5" as a condition for further study. This article discusses the rationale and implications for the proposed disorder's inclusion to the "DSM-5." While IGD is a proposed disorder, it shares…
Descriptors: Internet, Mental Disorders, Addictive Behavior, Clinical Diagnosis
Fletcher, Jack M.; Lyon, G. Reid; Fuchs, Lynn S.; Barnes, Marcia A. – Guilford Press, 2018
Presenting major advances in understanding learning disabilities (LDs) and describing effective educational practices, this authoritative volume has been significantly revised and expanded with more than 70% new material. Foremost LD experts identify effective principles of assessment and instruction within the framework of multi-tiered systems of…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Intervention, Identification, Evidence Based Practice
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