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Zhou, Nan; Buehler, Cheryl – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
Although the assertion that marital hostility relates to higher levels of youth adjustment difficulties has been well established, few studies have examined cooperative marital conflict in relation to youth behavior problems. This study examined the main and moderating effects of cooperative marital conflict on youth behavior problems in a sample…
Descriptors: Marital Instability, Conflict, Behavior Problems, Correlation
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Kothari, Brianne H.; McBeath, Bowen; Bank, Lew; Sorenson, Paul; Waid, Jeff; Webb, Sara Jade – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Objectives: This article introduces a youth-reported measure (Essential Youth Experiences [EYE]) developed to assess the experiences of foster youth in their home environment and their critical relationships across a number of service systems. Empirically, the article reports on the psychometric properties of a 9-item scale within the EYE that…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Family Environment, Preadolescents, Adolescents
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Garbacz, S. Andrew; Watkins, Natasha D.; Diaz, Yamalis; Barnabas, Ernesto R., Jr.; Schwartz, Billie; Eiraldi, Ricardo – Preventing School Failure, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how Conjoint Behavioral Consultation (CBC) can be used by school behavioral health programs within the Interactive Systems Framework (ISF) as a tool for developing and supporting intervention plans that integrate mental health evidence-based practices (EBPs). External behavioral health consultants…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Evidence Based Practice, Behavior Modification, Consultation Programs
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Rubin, Allen; Washburn, Micki; Schieszler, Christine – Research on Social Work Practice, 2017
Purpose: This article provides benchmark data on within-group effect sizes from published randomized clinical trials (RCTs) supporting the efficacy of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) for traumatized children. Methods: Within-group effect-size benchmarks for symptoms of trauma, anxiety, and depression were calculated via the…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Effect Size, Randomized Controlled Trials, Trauma
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Moritz Rudasill, Kathleen; Pössel, Patrick; Winkeljohn Black, Stephanie; Niehaus, Kate – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
The combination of changes occurring at the transition to middle school may be a catalyst for the onset of depressive symptoms, yet teacher support at this transition is protective. Research points to certain temperamental traits as risk factors for developing depressive symptoms. This study examines student reports of teacher support and teacher…
Descriptors: Personality, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Teacher Student Relationship
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Deblinger, Esther; Runyon, Melissa K.; Steer, Robert A. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
To determine whether children and adolescents (7-17 years old) who had experienced physical, sexual, or both types of abuse reflected distinct profiles of personal resiliency, we administered the "Resiliency Scales for Children and Adolescents" (RSCA) to 250 youth. We performed cluster analyses with T scores for the RSCA Self-Mastery,…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Violence
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Duchesne, Stéphane; Ratelle, Catherine F.; Feng, Bei – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2014
This longitudinal study builds on research addressing changes in achievement goal orientations (AG) across the transition to middle school. We had two objectives. The first was to identify and describe different development trajectories of AG (mastery, performance-approach, and performance-avoidance) from the last year of elementary school (Grade…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Goal Orientation, Depression (Psychology), Foreign Countries
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Gentzler, Amy L.; Morey, Jennifer N.; Palmer, Cara A.; Yi, Chit Yuen – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2013
This study examined how maximizing and minimizing responses to positive events were associated with sustained positive feelings about the events and adjustment in a community sample of 56 young adolescents (31 boys and 25 girls, 10-14 years of age). On daily reports, adolescents reported their positive emotional reactions to their best event each…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Correlation, Emotional Response, Affective Behavior
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Hanchon, Timothy A.; Allen, Ryan A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
From its inception as a disability category in the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, serving students under the special education category Emotional Disturbance (ED) has been a challenging task for school psychologists. In particular, the vague and ambiguous federal definition has created an environment in which inconsistent assessment…
Descriptors: Disability Identification, Emotional Disturbances, School Psychologists, Evaluation Methods
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Sigal, Amanda B.; Wolchik, Sharlene A.; Tein, Jenn-Yun; Sandler, Irwin N. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2012
This study examined whether the New Beginnings Program for divorced families led to improvements in youth's educational goals and job aspirations 6 years following participation and tested whether several parenting and youth variables mediated the program effects. Participants were 240 youth aged 9 to 12 years at the initial assessment, and data…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Outcomes of Education, Intervention, Children
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O'Neil, Kelly A.; Kendall, Philip C. – Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 2012
This study examined the role of comorbid depressive disorders (major depressive disorder or dysthymic disorder) and co-occurring depressive symptoms in treatment outcome and maintenance for youth (N = 72, aged 7-14) treated with cognitive-behavioral therapy for a principal anxiety disorder (generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety…
Descriptors: Therapy, Anxiety Disorders, Depression (Psychology), Maintenance
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Storch, Eric A.; Muroff, Jordana; Lewin, Adam B.; Geller, Daniel; Ross, Abigail; McCarthy, Katherine; Morgan, Jessica; Murphy, Tanya K.; Frost, Randy; Steketee, Gail – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2011
This study reports on the development and initial psychometric properties of the Children's Saving Inventory (CSI), a parent-rated measure designed to assess child hoarding behaviors. Subjects included 123 children and adolescents diagnosed with primary Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and their parents. Trained clinicians administered the…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Psychometrics, Test Construction, Child Behavior
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Carlson, Janet F.; Benson, Nicholas; Oakland, Thomas – School Psychology International, 2010
Implications of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) on the development and use of tests in school settings are enumerated. We predict increased demand for behavioural assessments that consider a person's activities, participation and person-environment interactions, including measures that: (a) address…
Descriptors: Classification, Models, Test Construction, Test Use
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Dobson, Keith S.; Hopkins, Jamie Ahnberg; Fata, Ladan; Scherrer, Martin; Allan, Lauren C. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2010
This study investigated the efficacy of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques in preventing depression and anxiety in a group of adolescent high school students with elevated risk for developing emotional disorders. Students were screened using a measure of depression severity and clinical interview. Following screening procedures,…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Anxiety, Prevention, Behavior Modification
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De Bolle, Marleen; De Fruyt, Filip; Decuyper, Mieke – Assessment, 2010
Psychometric properties of the Dutch version of the Affect and Arousal Scales (AFARS) were inspected in a combined clinical and population sample (N = 1,215). The validity of the tripartite structure and the relations between Negative Affect, Positive Affect, and Physiological Hyperarousal (PH) were investigated for boys and girls, younger (8-11…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Factor Analysis, Psychometrics, Indo European Languages
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