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Moore, Stephanie A.; Dowdy, Erin; Nylund-Gibson, Karen; Furlong, Michael J. – Grantee Submission, 2019
Using latent profile analysis (LPA), this study empirically identified dual-factor mental health subtypes, with a goal of examining structural stability of emerging latent classes over three high school years. Profiles' relations with distal indicators of well-being, psychosocial distress, and self-reported grades were examined to explore the…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Classification, Adolescents, High School Students
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Jayman, Michelle; Ohl, Maddie; Hughes, Bronach; Fox, Pauline – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Background: Policymakers are focusing increased attention on the role of schools to promote and support children's mental health, and evidence-based models of good practice are in demand. Pyramid Club is a school-based, socio-emotional intervention, demonstrably effective with primary-aged pupils. Aims: This study extends previous Pyramid Club…
Descriptors: Intervention, Emotional Development, Social Development, Mental Health
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Venta, Amanda; Bailey, Cassandra; Muñoz, Carla; Godinez, Estrella; Colin, Yessica; Arreola, Aleyda; Abate, Anna; Camins, Joshua; Rivas, Monico; Lawlace, Sally – School Psychology, 2019
Given the high risk of psychopathology among recently immigrated Central American adolescents, the aim of this study was to examine several putative protective factors: parental attachment, peer attachment, and school engagement. Based on prior research with other immigrant groups, parental and peer attachment were expected to correlate with…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Psychopathology, At Risk Students, Immigrants
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Garwood, Justin D.; Werts, Margaret G.; Mason, Linda H.; Harris, Bronwyn; Austin, Morgan B.; Ciullo, Stephen; Magner, Karen; Koppenhaver, David A.; Shin, Mikyung – Behavioral Disorders, 2019
Many students who have experienced complex trauma receive special education services related to emotional and behavioral disorders at residential treatment facilities (RTFs) as they undergo therapy. One academic skill in which students with emotional and behavioral disorders often struggle is writing. The current multi-probe, multiple-baseline,…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances, Residential Programs
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Nordness, Philip D.; Lambert, Matthew C.; Geležiniene, Renata; Kuhn, Miriam – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2019
Given the increasing international calls for more strength-based assessment, there is a need for European schools, mental health programs and family service agencies to identify psychometrically sound instruments in their native languages. The purpose of this study was to examine the convergent and concurrent validity for [?] the Behavioral and…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Indo European Languages
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Gross, Thomas J.; Duncan, Jenna; Kim, Samuel Y.; Alex Mason, W.; Haggerty, Kevin P. – Contemporary School Psychology, 2019
The current study examined (1) if the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) would yield alternative factor structures related to either symptoms or strengths with early adolescent students when an exploratory factor analysis (EFA) is used; (2) which scales best predicted suspensions of typically developing early adolescents; and (3) what…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Suspension, At Risk Students, Risk
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Cooper, Mick; van Rijn, Biljana; Chryssafidou, Evi – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
This study is a pilot evaluation of a new avatar-based therapeutic tool, ProReal, with psychologically distressed young people within a school setting. In total, 54 young people, aged 12-18 years old, participated in face-to-face "avatar-based counselling." Young people used the software to represent themselves and others, their problems…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Counseling Techniques, Adolescents, Computer Software
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Beecham, Jennifer; Pearce, Peter; Sewell, Ros; Osman, Sarah – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
Effectiveness evidence supporting school-based counselling is increasing, yet little is known about its cost-effectiveness. Within an effectiveness trial we tested whether a cost-effectiveness evaluation was feasible and aimed to provide early indications of support and associated costs for students with emotional problems. A service use…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, School Counseling, Cost Effectiveness, Costs
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Moffa, Kathryn; Dowdy, Erin; Furlong, Michael J. – Grantee Submission, 2018
Approximately one out of every three or four youths worldwide will meet the criteria for a formal mental health disorder in their lifetime (Costello, Mustillo, Keller, & Angold, 2004). Considering that approximately half of all mental disorders have onset by 14 years of age (World Health Organization, 2014), it is important to be mindful of…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Screening Tests, School Health Services, Barriers
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Frostick, Caroline; Tong, Jin; Moore, Derek; Renton, Adrian; Netuveli, Gopalakrishnan – Pastoral Care in Education, 2018
Research shows that school environment impacts significantly on students' mental health, future aspirations and feelings of school connectedness, which in turn can improve academic outcomes. The UK has seen rising numbers of academy schools in recent years which have been scrutinised for academic performance but overlooked in terms of important…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Student School Relationship, Educational Environment, Outcomes of Education
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Stamatopoulou, Maria; Galanis, Petros; Tzavella, Foteini; Petrides, K. V.; Prezerakos, Panagiotis – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
This article aims to investigate the reliability and validity of the Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire-Adolescent Short Form (TEIQue-ASF) score in a sample of 440 Greek adolescents. The instrument's score demonstrated good internal consistency and was significantly correlated with core self-evaluations as well with somatic complaints,…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Emotional Intelligence, Questionnaires, Adolescent Attitudes
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Fink, Elian; Olthof, Tjeert; Goossens, Frits; van der Meijden, Sandra; Begeer, Sander – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
This study examined the association between peer-reported bullying-related behaviours (bully, victim, outsider and defender), age, gender, autism severity and teacher-rated emotional and behavioural problems in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, using a multi-informant approach. The sample comprised 120 adolescents (11% girls, M[subscript…
Descriptors: Bullying, Adolescents, Autism, Severity (of Disability)
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Renshaw, Tyler L. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2018
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the preliminary structural, convergent, and incremental classification validity of responses to the Subjective Academic Problems Scale (SAPS), which is a seven-item self-report behavior rating scale intended for use as a triaging tool within secondary-level school mental health screening…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Mental Health, Secondary Education, Scores
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Holen, Solveig; Waaktaar, Trine; Sagatun, Åse – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
There is increasing awareness of the challenges that young people who do not complete upper-secondary school may encounter. The aim of the current study was to investigate teacher-student relationship as a possible mechanism to reduce the associations between mental health problems, grades, and subsequent noncompletion. Mental health problems and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropout Prevention, Teacher Student Relationship, Mental Disorders
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Solomontos-Kountouri, Olga; Tsagkaridis, Konstantinos; Gradinger, Petra; Strohmeier, Dagmar – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2017
The present paper (1) examined variables, which could predict traditional bullying, cyberbullying, traditional victimization and cybervictimization and (2) looked at persons to examine whether academic, socio-emotional and demographic characteristics differed between traditional, cyber and mixed bullies, victims and bully-victims. A sample of…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Bullying, Victims, Secondary School Students
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