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De Riggi, Melissa E.; Moumne, Samira; Heath, Nancy L.; Lewis, Stephen P. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2017
Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), the immediate and deliberate destruction of one's own body tissue, without suicidal intent, and not for purposes that are socially accepted, is a critical concern for youth in schools. Despite significant scholarly advances and increasing clinical awareness of NSSI, many school mental health professionals (MHPs)…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Self Destructive Behavior, Adolescents, Mental Health Workers
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Schwery, Denise; Hulac, David; Schweinle, Amy – School Psychology Forum, 2016
This literature review provides school psychologists with an understanding of the important issues related to the gender gap in mathematics achievement. The extant literature suggests that girls tend to receive lower scores than boys on standardized math tests, but in general these differences tend to be small. However, girls have better classroom…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Sex Stereotypes, Mathematics Achievement, Self Efficacy
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Sharpe, Patricia A.; Greaney, Mary L.; Royce, Sherer W.; Fields, Regina M. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2004
This article shows how to explore children's perceptions of physical activity through content analysis of their artwork. Ninety-one children drew pictures of what they perceived to be "physical activity" and created a slogan for promoting physical activity in their community. Drawing content revealed types of popular activities,…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Needs Assessment, Gender Differences, Content Analysis