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Erford, Bradley T.; Bardhoshi, Gerta; Haecker, Paige; Shingari, Binish; Schleichter, Jennifer; Atalay, Zümra – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2019
Using effect sizes from Erford, Paul, Oncken, Kress, & Erford (2014) meta-analysis for treatments of oppositional defiant disorder and Erford, Bardhoshi, Ross, Gunther, & Duncan (2017) meta-analysis of conduct problems in school-aged youth, the 6 most commonly used disruptive behavior instruments were analyzed for practical and technical…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Check Lists, Child Behavior, Measures (Individuals)
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2014
"Fast Track" is a comprehensive intervention designed to reduce conduct problems and promote academic, behavioral, and social improvement. The program's components include the "Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies" curriculum, parent groups, parent-child sharing time, child social skills training, home visiting, child…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Intervention, Behavior Modification
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Constantino, John N.; Frazier, Thomas W. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2013
In their analysis of the accumulated data from the clinically ascertained Simons Simplex Collection (SSC), Hus et al. (2013) provide a large-scale clinical replication of previously reported associations (see Constantino, Hudziak & Todd, 2003) between quantitative autistic traits [as measured by the Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS)] and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Severity (of Disability), Measures (Individuals)
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Buckhalt, Joseph A. – Exceptional Children, 2013
Sleep disorders and sleep of insufficient duration and quality have been associated with impaired cognitive functioning in typically developing children and in children with a wide array of disabilities and medical conditions. Among children with disabilities, those with intellectual disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and autism…
Descriptors: Sleep, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Processes, Mental Retardation
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2013
"Social skills training" is not a specific curriculum, but rather a collection of practices that use a behavioral approach for teaching preschool children age-appropriate social skills and competencies, including communication, problem solving, decision making, self-management, and peer relations. "Social skills training" can…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Training, Preschool Education, Preschool Children
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van der Ende, Jan; Verhulst, Frank C.; Tiemeier, Henning – Psychological Assessment, 2012
Agreement among informants' ratings of children's and adults' internalizing and externalizing problems is moderate. Each informant contributes unique information about an individual's problems. Thus, it has been advocated to obtain ratings from multiple sources in child psychiatry, whereas adult psychiatry relies mostly on self-reports.…
Descriptors: Interrater Reliability, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Problems, Psychological Testing
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Freeman, Andrew J.; Youngstrom, Eric A.; Frazier, Thomas W.; Youngstrom, Jennifer Kogos; Demeter, Christine; Findling, Robert L. – Psychological Assessment, 2012
Robust screening measures that perform well in different populations could help improve the accuracy of diagnosis of pediatric bipolar disorder. Changes in sampling could influence the performance of items and potentially influence total scores enough to alter the predictive utility of scores. Additionally, creating a brief version of a measure by…
Descriptors: Test Items, Sampling, Caregivers, Test Bias
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Ang, Rebecca P.; Rescorla, Leslie A.; Achenbach, Thomas M.; Ooi, Yoon Phaik; Fung, Daniel S. S.; Woo, Bernardine – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2012
This study examined the criterion validity of the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) and Teacher's Report Form (TRF) problem scales and items in demographically-matched Singapore samples of referred and non-referred children (840 in each sample for the CBCL and 447 in each sample for the TRF). Internal consistency estimates for both the CBCL and TRF…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Services, Check Lists, Mental Health Programs
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Villabo, Marianne; Gere, Martina; Torgersen, Svenn; March, John S.; Kendall, Philip C. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2012
The objective of this study is to evaluate the psychometrics and clinical efficiency of the Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC), which measures physical symptoms, harm avoidance, social anxiety, and separation/panic. Using a sample of 190 treatment-seeking Norwegian youth (aged 7-13 years, M[subscript age] = 10.3 years, 62.1% male),…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Mothers, Measures (Individuals), Psychometrics
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Vrijmoeth, Cis; Monbaliu, Elegast; Lagast, Emmy; Prinzie, Peter – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2012
Prevalence rates of behavioral problems in children with motor disabilities are commonly based on questionnaires developed for a general population (e.g., Child Behavior CheckList). These questionnaires do not take into account lower levels of intellectual functioning. The first aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of parent-reported…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Personality Traits, Intelligence, Behavior Problems
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2012
"First Step to Success" is an early intervention program designed to help children who are at risk for developing aggressive or antisocial behavioral patterns. The program uses a trained behavior coach who works with each student and his or her class peers, teacher, and parents for approximately 50 to 60 hours over a three-month period.…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Behavior Modification, Aggression, Antisocial Behavior
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Thoder, Vincent J.; Cautilli, Joseph D. – International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 2011
Juveniles who commit crimes are likely to exhibit conduct problems in their youth. Persistent and long-term antisocial behavior can be seen in very young children. To treat these children, programs must be designed to meet the needs of them on an individualized basis. Residential treatment, typically, is the answer, but research has shown its…
Descriptors: Recidivism, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Disorders, Cognitive Restructuring
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Walton, Kate E.; Ormel, Johan; Krueger, Robert F. – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2011
Researchers have recognized the importance of developing an accurate classification system for externalizing disorders, though much of this work has been framed by a priori preferences for categorical vs. dimensional constructs. Newer statistical technologies now allow categorical and dimensional models of psychopathology to be compared…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Check Lists, Psychopathology, Child Behavior
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Jeon, Hyun-Joo; Peterson, Carla A.; Wall, Shavaun; Carta, Judith J.; Luze, Gayle; Eshbaugh, Elaine M.; Swanson, Mark – Exceptional Children, 2011
This study examined school readiness at kindergarten entry for low-income children whose disability indicators were identified before age 3. Data were collected as part of the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Longitudinal Follow-Up study. Children who had suspected developmental delays and did not receive Part C services had lower…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Early Intervention, Low Income Groups, At Risk Students
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Valiente, Carlos; Eisenberg, Nancy; Haugen, Rg; Spinrad, Tracy L.; Hofer, Claire; Liew, Jeffrey; Kupfer, Anne – Early Education and Development, 2011
Research Findings: The purpose of this study was to test the premise that children's effortful control (EC) is prospectively related to their academic achievement and to specify mechanisms through which EC is related to academic success. We used data from 214 children (M age at Time 1 [T1] = 73 months) to test whether social functioning (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Emotional Development, Interpersonal Competence
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