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Jeon, Hyun-Joo; Wall, Shavaun M.; Peterson, Carla A.; Luze, Gayle J.; Swanson, Mark E. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Early indicators of academic risk were used to predict the academic skills, socioemotional functioning, and receipt of special education services at age 10 among children from low-income families who participated in the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project. Pairwise comparison of academic skills and socioemotional functioning among…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Predictor Variables, Academic Ability, Social Development
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Kong, Maureen Mo-yee; Au, Terry Kit-fong – Early Education and Development, 2018
Research Findings: The objective of this research was to evaluate the effectiveness of Incredible Years Basic Parent Training (IYPT Basic) in a community clinic setting in Hong Kong. IYPT Basic is a Western program developed to promote children's academic, social, and emotional regulation skills and to reduce conduct problems among typically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness, Parent Education, Child Development
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January, Stacy-Ann A.; Lambert, Matthew C.; Epstein, Michael H.; Spooner, Mary; Gebreselassie, Tesfayi – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2018
Community-based systems of care (SOC) provide a range of services to students with significant emotional and behavioral difficulties and their families. However, little is known about the educational characteristics and functioning of students at enrollment in SOC. The purpose of this study was to replicate and extend previous research by…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Pianta, Robert C.; Ansari, Arya – Educational Researcher, 2018
By tracking longitudinally a sample of American children (n = 1,097), this study examined the extent to which enrollment in private schools between kindergarten and ninth grade was related to students' academic, social, psychological, and attainment outcomes at age 15. Results from this investigation revealed that in unadjusted models, children…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Academic Achievement, Social Development, Psychological Patterns
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Lafavor, Theresa – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
Widening achievement gaps between homeless and highly mobile (HHM) youth and their peers highlight the need for research to understand effects of risk and adversity on development to promote resilience and positive adaptation. Youth living under the poverty line experience more risk and adversity, leading to difficulty in multiple domains…
Descriptors: Role, Executive Function, Reading Ability, Homeless People
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Van Holen, Frank; Vanderfaeillie, Johan; Omer, Haim; Vanschoonlandt, Femke – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate a training in non-violent resistance (NVR) for foster parents who take care of a foster child (ages 6-18) with externalizing problem behavior. Methods: A randomized controlled trial was used to compare an intervention group (NVR, n = 31) with a treatment as usual control group (TAU, n = 31). The…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Parent Education, Resistance (Psychology), Behavior Problems
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Dieleman, Lisa M.; De Pauw, Sarah S. W.; Soenens, Bart; Van Hove, Geert; Prinzie, Peter – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This study aimed to describe problem behaviors and psychosocial strengths, examine the problem-strength interrelations, and evaluate profiles of problems and strengths in youth with Down syndrome (DS). The community-based sample consisted of 67 parents of children with DS aged between 4 and 19 years. Parents reported about the developmental age…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior, Children
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Freeman, Stephanny F. N.; Paparella, Tanya; Kim, Joanne J.; Whelan, Fiona; Hellemann, Gerhard; Forness, Steven – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) tend to receive several related services during their early school years. In this study, we followed 70 preschoolers with ASD and used parent reports to document the intensity of these services over a 4-year period, in relation to children's outcomes in three domains. While behavioral difficulties…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Correlation
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Scaini, Simona; Caputi, Marcella – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2018
The quality of early parent-child relationship affects children's later emotional development, social competence and school performance (Caputi, Lecce, & Pagnin, 2017). Moreover, the perception of a warm relationship with parents supports the use of adaptive social skills and approach-oriented coping strategies (Chan, 2011). Children…
Descriptors: Correlation, Psychopathology, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Coping
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Colasante, Tyler; Zuffianò, Antonio; Haley, David W.; Malti, Tina – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Despite the well-established protective functions of guilt across childhood, its underlying physiological mechanisms have received little attention. We used latent difference scores (LDS) to model changes in children's (N = 267; 4- and 8-year-olds, 51% girls) skin conductance (SC) and respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) while they imagined…
Descriptors: Children, Brain, Anxiety, Aggression
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Kim, Eunha; Hwang, Jowon; Park, Sukyoung – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study examined how child problem behaviour could be related to maternal Hwa-Byung (HB; Korean culture syndrome, meaning "anger illness") among Korean mothers of children with developmental disabilities. Acceptance of disabilities and parenting stress were tested as mediators for the relationship between child problem behaviour and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Mothers, Children
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Fechete, Gabriela L.; Susa-Erdogan, Georgiana; Benga, Oana – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Internalizing problems are among the most common chronic psychological dysfunctions in childhood, yet the factors contributing to their emergence and persistence in preschool-aged children are still less understood. The contribution of specific individual variables (e.g. temperament), and that of proximal environmental factors, such as family…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Preschool Children, Personality Traits, Mothers
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Lubke, Gitta H.; McArtor, Daniel B.; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Bartels, Meike – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Longitudinal data from a large sample of twins participating in the Netherlands Twin Register (n = 42,827, age range 3-16) were analyzed to investigate the genetic and environmental contributions to childhood aggression. Genetic auto-regressive (simplex) models were used to assess whether the same genes are involved or whether new genes come into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Twins, Aggression
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Akoury Dirani, Leyla; Sinno, Durriyah; Wheeler, Heidi M.; Tamim, Hani; Charafeddine, Lama – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
There is no current estimation about the impact of prematurity on a child's development in Lebanon.This study describes the developmental profile of 82 former preterm-born children aged between 2 and 8 years. The Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, third edition (WPPSI-III) and Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL for ages…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Premature Infants, Child Development, Young Children
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Kerns, Connor M.; Collier, Amanda; Lewin, Adam B.; Storch, Eric A. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Symptoms of autism spectrum disorder may influence alliance in psychotherapy. This study examined therapeutic alliance and its relationship with child characteristics and anxiety treatment outcomes in youth with autism spectrum disorder. Youth (N = 64) with autism spectrum disorder and co-occurring anxiety (7-16 years, IQ > 70) received 16…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Youth, Anxiety
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