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Valdez, Carmen R.; Budge, Stephanie L. – International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2012
This study evaluated an adolescent depression in-service training for school staff in the United States. A total of 252 school staff (e.g., teachers, principals, counselors) completed assessments prior to and following the in-service and a subsample of these staff participated in focus groups following the in-service and three months later.…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Inservice Education, Staff Development, Pretests Posttests
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Uetz, Michelle – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2011
This research was conducted to determine if job related field experiences improved the confidence of secondary transition students. There were six students included in the study. The students ranged in disabilities from emotional and behavioral disability, borderline cognitive disability and severe (IQ under 60) disability. In addition, the case…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Job Skills, Employment Qualifications, Disabilities
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Kervin, Denise; Obinna, Jennifer – Journal of Family Social Work, 2010
This article describes a school-based youth-driven teen dating violence prevention project. The project objectives are to provide opportunities for students to plan presentations and activities; develop knowledge and awareness about unhealthy gender norms, seen as an important root cause of relationship violence, particularly for teenagers; and…
Descriptors: Prevention, Dating (Social), Violence, Peer Relationship
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Brown, Melinda S.; Sivek, Daniel J.; Thomas, Christine L. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2008
The principal author developed a workshop through the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program, based on central Wisconsin's prairie chicken population, to present teachers with the knowledge and skills needed to provide quality environmental education. Seventeen high school teachers attended the 2003 workshop. Pre-and post-workshop surveys were…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Environmental Education, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Schug, Mark C.; Hagedorn, Eric A. – Social Studies, 2006
This article describes the Youth Enterprise Academy (YEA), a program developed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Economic Education through the partnership for a private foundation, the state government, a private not-for-profit organization, and the local public schools. The YEA is designed to improve the financial and economic…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Economics Education, Program Effectiveness, Longitudinal Studies