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Baker, Dominique J.; Arroyo, Andrew T.; Braxton, John M.; Gasman, Marybeth; Francis, Clay H. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2021
The prevailing theories of student persistence have been developed in Predominantly White Institutional (PWI) contexts. The extent to which these theories--in whole or in part--apply to Minority Serving Institutions such as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) has not been studied in depth. This study tests a PWI-based theory of…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Black Colleges, Residential Institutions, Educational Theories
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Faus, Amy; Schlaier, Jan – American Journal of Health Education, 2021
As health education professionals, it may be easy to overlook the significance of the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) Responsibilities and Competencies. This commentary discusses how Certified Health Education Specialists at one nonprofit organization brought the Responsibilities and Competencies to life as they…
Descriptors: Pediatrics, Mental Health, Health Programs, Youth Programs
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Oest, Jess; McGinty, Jacqueline – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
Social isolation and loneliness are important issues for older adults. This paper discusses a program called NeverTechLate (NTL) that was created to combat these issues by providing digital literacy education and by promoting the use of tablets and video conferencing technology to empower older adults. This program involved using the feedback from…
Descriptors: Social Isolation, Technological Literacy, Older Adults, Videoconferencing
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Sanders, Sara; Jolivette, Kristine; Michael, Elizabeth; Rollins, Lauren H.; Swoszowski, Nicole Cain – Education and Treatment of Children, 2021
The current study investigated perceptions on reading comprehension instruction within a residential treatment facility. Four special education teachers participated in a focus group, identifying facilitators and barriers to teaching reading comprehension within a restrictive education setting to youth with and at-risk for emotional and behavioral…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Residential Institutions, Children
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Bystrynski, Jonathan; Braun, Michael T.; Corr, Catherine; Miller, Deserai; O'Grady, Courtney – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2021
Background: The restraining of children is a pervasive but controversial practice that has resulted in the injury and death of children. Despite this threat of harm, little research has explored what factors contribute to the risk of a child becoming injured during a restraint event. Objective: This study examined multiple child and restraint…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Injuries, Risk, Residential Institutions
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Fyson, Rachel; Patterson, Anne – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: A common factor in the abuse of people with intellectual disabilities in residential settings has been the failure of care staff and frontline managers to recognise poor practice at an early stage and prevent its development into a culture of abuse. In this context, staff understandings of abuse and poor practice in residential…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Residential Institutions, Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Pessoa, Alex Sandro Gomes; Liebenberg, Linda; Fonseca, Débora Belizário da; Medeiros, Jaqueline Knupp – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This article aims to analyze the indicators of vulnerability present in foster care institutions, as well as the protective resources that may be associated with resilience processes of children who are living in such institutions. Using a qualitative approach, the fieldwork was conducted in two foster care institutions located in a medium-sized…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), At Risk Persons, Foster Care, Foreign Countries
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Berman, Jacquelin; Pardasani, Manoj; Powell, Mebane – Educational Gerontology, 2020
Age-Tastic! is a health and wellness intervention designed for older adults. Incorporating game theory and behavioral activation concepts, this intervention is a board game that engages older adults in an interactive and immersive experience over 8 weeks. This paper reports on a pilot study that evaluated the impact of this intervention on health…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Depression (Psychology), Older Adults, Intervention
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Borghus, A.; Dokkedahl, S.; Elklit, A. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Background: Individuals with intellectual disability respond differently to traumatic events, compared to the general population, which makes post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms difficult to recognize. The current study aims to examine the presence of undetected PTSD among individuals with intellectual disability and a known history of…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Clinical Diagnosis
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An, Iuliia; Zhukova, Marina A.; Ovchinnikova, Irina; Grigorenko, Elena L. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2020
The current study investigated the long-term effects of institutionalization on the inhibitory control of young adults raised in orphanages using the color-word Stroop task. We examined whether young adults raised in institutions (IC group; n = 24; M = 22.17 years, SD = 6.7) would demonstrate poorer behavioral performance and atypical neural…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Institutionalized Persons, Child Development, Stimuli
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Zhukova, Marina A. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2020
A number of studies to this day have examined the role of maternal childhood trauma in parenting styles, mental health, and child attachment patterns; however, there are limited data on parenting of mothers who were raised in institutional care (IC) and involved in the child welfare system. The current review focuses on maternal history of…
Descriptors: Mothers, Welfare Services, Child Abuse, Parenting Styles
Houtenville, A.; Boege, S. – Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire, 2020
The "2019 Annual Report on People with Disabilities in America" is a companion volume to the "2019 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium" (ED605680) and "Supplement" (ED605683). In addition to the inclusion of indicators related to population size, educational attainment, employment, earnings from work, poverty, and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Incidence, Employment Level, Income
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Chawak, Shweta; Chittem, Mahati; S., Aswini; Varghese, Daigy; Epton, Tracy – Health Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to understand the association between health behaviours of diet, physical activity, smoking cigarettes, alcohol consumption, safe sex and sleep quality with demographic (e.g. age, gender) and psychological (i.e. stress, self-esteem and sense of coherence) factors in Indian residential college students.…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Health Behavior, Indians, College Students
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Otomo, Ruriko – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2020
Faced with a pressing demand for eldercare workers, Japan signed Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) to recruit workers from Southeast Asian countries. The EPA limits the employment period for migrant workers, unless they successfully pass the healthcare licensure examination in Japanese. Therefore, they receive on-the-job training and prepare…
Descriptors: On the Job Training, Japanese, Foreign Workers, Health Personnel
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Straccia, Claudio; Hofmann, Verena; Barisnikov, Koviljka – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2020
Background: Adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) commonly live in specialised residential settings. Data collected from these adults are often nested. The aim of this study is to examine the impact of this data structure. Method: Referent caregivers completed the Reiss Screen for Maladaptive Behaviour for each of the 571 adults with ID who…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Mental Health, Residential Institutions
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