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Clay, Joy A.; Pederson, Anna C.; Seebeck, Jessica; Simmons, Catherine A. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Sexual assault is a pervasive problem on university and college campuses. Although not a new problem, media and political attention has placed renewed pressure on institutions of higher education to prevent and respond to campus sexual assault. To be effective, policies and procedures need to fit with the contextual and administrative realities of…
Descriptors: Rape, Campuses, College Administration, Prevention
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Williford, Anne; Fite, Paula J.; DePaolis, Kathryn J.; Cooley, John L.; Hawley, Patricia H.; Isen, Debbie – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2019
Although most states across the United States have enacted anti-bullying legislation, state laws vary greatly in detail and direction, leaving many school districts wondering how to best address the problem of bullying and comply with their state's legislative requirements. In response, a comprehensive, statewide training initiative was conducted…
Descriptors: Bullying, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Professional Development
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Dodge, Kenneth A.; Goodman, W. Benjamin – Future of Children, 2019
How do we screen all families in a population at a single time point, identify family-specific risks, and connect each family with evidence-based community resources that can help them overcome those risks--an approach known as targeted universalism? In this article, Kenneth A. Dodge and W. Benjamin Goodman describe Family Connects, a program…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Family Programs, Birth, Home Visits
Fronapfel, Brighid; Dunlap, Glen; Flagtvedt, Kristen; Strain, Phillip; Lee, Janice – Education and Treatment of Children, 2018
This article describes Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children (PTR-YC), a model based on extensive research that is designed for feasibility and effectiveness for treating challenging behaviors in classroom settings. This model is designed to meet the needs of children with and without disabilities who engage in challenging behavior that…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Early Childhood Education, Case Studies, Program Descriptions
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Tacket, Wendy L.; Pasatta, Kelley; Pauken, Evan – Journal of College Access, 2018
The Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University explained, "Across the country, 10- 40% of seemingly college-intending students, particularly those from low-income backgrounds, fail to enroll in college the fall after graduation. This phenomenon is known as "summer melt" (Castleman, Page, and Snowdon, 2013). In order…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, At Risk Students, College Attendance, Low Income Groups
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Holm, Søren; Tolstrup, Janne – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2018
This paper presents the rationale and content of PASS, a Danish school-based prevention program targeting cannabis-culture-related beliefs among high school students (i.e. typically 15-19 years). The objective of the program is to prevent or delay initiation of cannabis use and limit use among students who already initiated. PASS is a combined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Marijuana, Drug Use, Prevention
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Rigg, Khary K.; Menendez, Kimberly M. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Schools are an important venue for implementing drug prevention programmes. School-based programmes have been shown to be an efficacious and cost-effective method of reducing substance use disorders among youth. There exists lack of consensus, however, regarding who makes the most effective programme providers. Drug prevention programmes are led…
Descriptors: Drug Education, Prevention, Substance Abuse, Program Effectiveness
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Hutchings, Judy; Williams, Margiad Elen – Childhood Education, 2017
Students who demonstrate conduct problems pose ongoing challenges for teachers. Therefore, prevention programs that all families and teachers of young children can use to promote social and emotional learning, emotion regulation, and problem solving are of great interest to researchers and practitioners alike. This article describes the Incredible…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Behavior Problems, Prevention, Social Development
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Yeager, David S. – Future of Children, 2017
Adolescents may especially need social and emotional help. They are learning how to handle new demands in school and social life while dealing with new, intense emotions (both positive and negative), and they are increasingly feeling that they should do so without adult guidance. Social and emotional learning (SEL) programs are one way to help…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Adolescents, Adolescent Development
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Cochran, Judith A.; Gardner-Andrews, Anna; Benson, Prescott W.; Durbin, Timothy; Peeler, Michelle – Education and Urban Society, 2017
This study profiles tutoring programs that empower urban youth within the Regional Institute of Tutorial Education (RITE), a community collaborative of universities, youth agencies, community service organizations, and school districts. Representative members of RITE detail how they address shared urban problems of academic deficits, school…
Descriptors: Urban Youth, Empowerment, Community Programs, Youth Programs
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Hornby, Garry – Preventing School Failure, 2016
Bullying is a major concern in education worldwide, particularly in countries such as New Zealand that are reported to have high rates of bullying in schools. In this article it is proposed that, in order to effectively prevent or substantially reduce bullying in schools, a systemic approach needs to be adopted, with interventions organized at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Ecology, Systems Approach
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Hatzichristou, Chryse; Lianos, Panayiotis G. – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2016
This article portrays the ongoing and ever-expanding journey of the Center for Research and Practice of School Psychology (CRPSP) of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Based on an integrative approach to school community well-being that includes positive psychology perspectives and systems interventions, all activities of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Development, Emotional Development, Prevention
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Gibson, Jamel A. – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2016
This study explores the use of framing techniques to help educators, administrators, and leaders to determine the effectiveness of programs designed to reduce elementary school male aggression.
Descriptors: Aggression, Males, Elementary School Students, Intervention
Ansary, Nadia S.; Elias, Maurice J.; Greene, Michael B.; Green, Stuart – Phi Delta Kappan, 2015
The authors quantify and unpack the prevalence and effects of bullying on children and adolescents before prescribing provisos for schools to consider when planning preventive and responsive approaches to bullying.
Descriptors: Bullying, Children, Adolescents, Prevention
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Jozkowski, Kristen N. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
Over the last few years, there have been some egregious examples of rape culture on college campuses that call into question the effectiveness of current sexual-assault policies. This article contains brief recaps of four recent events that took place at prominent American universities, drawn from a laundry list of contemporary examples. They…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexuality, Sexual Abuse, Rape
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