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Arnesen, Anne; Smolkowski, Keith; Ogden, Terje; Melby-Lervåg, Monica – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2018
This study investigated the psychometric properties of the Elementary Social Behaviour Assessment (ESBA), a teacher-report measure of students' social skills and academic engagement adapted for use in Norwegian schools. At two times, 8 weeks apart, 151 teachers rated 793 students in Grades 1-6 on the ESBA and the Social Skills Rating System…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Behavior Rating Scales
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Streit, Cara; Carlo, Gustavo; Ispa, Jean M.; Palermo, Francisco – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The present study examined the early parenting and temperament determinants of children's antisocial and positive behaviors in a low-income, diverse ethno-racial sample. Participants were from the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project, which included 960 European American (initial M age = 15.00 months; 51.2% female) and 880 African…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Behavior Problems, Emotional Response, African Americans
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Wang, Yiji; Dix, Theodore – Developmental Psychology, 2017
On the basis of longitudinal data across 9 years, this study examined the contribution of sustained attention and executive function to the poor cognitive and socioemotional adjustment of school-age children whose mothers had depressive symptoms during the child's infancy. Mothers (N = 1,364) reported depressive symptoms across their child's…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Infants
Justice, Laura M.; Jiang, Hui; Logan, Jessica A.; Schmitt, Mary Beth – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2017
Purpose: This study aimed to identify child-level characteristics that predict gains in language skills for children with language impairment who were receiving therapy within the public schools. The therapy provided represented business-as-usual speech/language treatment provided by speech-language pathologists in the public schools. Method: The…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Elementary School Students
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Zach, Sima; Yazdi-Ugav, Orly; Zeev, Aviva – School Psychology International, 2016
This study aimed to examine to what extent academic achievements, learning disorders, behavior problems and loneliness explain the variance of students' social skills. The differences between students diagnosed with learning disorders and students without learning disorders in all four variables were examined. Participants were 733 elementary…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavior Problems, Predictor Variables, Learning Problems
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Isawumi, Oyeyinka David; Oyundoyin, John Olusegun – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The study examined home and school environmental factors as determinant of social skills deficit among learners with intellectual disability in Lagos State, Nigeria. The study adopted survey research method using a sample size of fifty (50) pupils with intellectual disability who were purposively selected from five special primary schools in Lagos…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Educational Environment, Intellectual Disability, Interpersonal Competence
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Dang, Hoang-Minh; Weiss, Bahr; Nguyen, Cao Minh; Tran, Nam; Pollack, Amie – School Psychology International, 2017
The purposes of this study were to (a) assess the efficacy of a universal classroom-based mental health and social skills program for primary school students in Vietnam, and (b) given the universal nature of the intervention, assess outcomes as a function of risk status (high versus low). RECAP-VN is a semi-structured program that provides…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Case Studies, Mental Health Programs
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Clarke, Brandy L.; Wheeler, Lorey A.; Sheridan, Susan M.; Witte, Amanda L.; Sommerhalder, Mackenzie S.; Svoboda, Elizabeth A. – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2017
Latinx students are the largest ethnic minority school-age population, yet they have some of the lowest reading proficiency levels and highest rates of school dropout and experience significant unmet behavioral health needs. School-based interventions addressing behavioral challenges and parent engagement are recommended to support Latinx…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Family School Relationship, Partnerships in Education, At Risk Students
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Datar, Ashlesha; Gottfried, Michael A. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2015
Prior research evaluating school entry age effects has largely overlooked the effects on social-behavioral skills despite the growing recognition of returns to such skills. This study is the first to examine the effects of kindergarten entry age on children's social-behavioral outcomes using 9 years of panel data on a national sample of U.S.…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Child Behavior, Interpersonal Competence, Kindergarten
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Kucukera, Sevgi; Cifci Tekinarslan, Ilknur – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study examines whether the self-concepts, social skills, problem behaviors, and loneliness levels of students with special educational needs (SEN) in inclusive elementary classrooms differ from those of students without special educational needs (non-SEN). This study also aimed to identify the roles of self-concept, social skills, and problem…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Psychological Patterns, Interpersonal Competence
Garbacz, S. Andrew; Sheridan, Susan M.; Koziol, Natalie A.; Kwon, Kyongboon; Holmes, Shannon R. – School Psychology Review, 2015
The present study examined parent-teacher congruent communication within conjoint behavioral consultation (CBC). Specifically, the study purpose was to determine the extent to which congruence in parent-teacher communication (i.e., the degree to which parents and teachers view their communication in a similar fashion) moderated CBC's effects on…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Teacher Attitudes
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Stepney, Cesalie T.; Elias, Maurice J.; Epstein, Yakov M. – Journal of Character Education, 2015
The study explored whether aspects of elementary students' writing about their personal values could predict if students were considered more at risk or more resilient. Essays from 176 fifth-grade students (79.54% African American, 20.46% Hispanic) from a low-income, urban district in New Jersey were analyzed using the Linguistic Inquiry and Word…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Resilience (Psychology), Self Concept, Interpersonal Competence
Frey, Andy J.; Small, Jason W.; Lee, Jon; Walker, Hill M.; Seeley, John R.; Feil, Edward G.; Golly, Annemeike – Grantee Submission, 2015
This study presents the findings of a quasi-experimental feasibility study examining the Tertiary First Step intervention, an enhanced version of the First Step to Success early intervention program. Tertiary FirstStep was developed to engage families more effectively and influence and improve parenting practices for children having challenging…
Descriptors: Feasibility Studies, Quasiexperimental Design, Early Intervention, Program Implementation
Frey, Andy J.; Small, Jason W.; Lee, Jon; Walker, Hill M.; Seeley, John R.; Feil, Edward G.; Golly, Annemeike – Grantee Submission, 2015
This study presents the findings of a quasi-experimental feasibility study examining the Tertiary First Step intervention, an enhanced version of the First Step to Success early intervention program. Tertiary First Step was developed to engage families more effectively and influence and improve parenting practices for children having challenging…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Child Rearing, Early Intervention
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Wei, Xin; Yu, Jennifer W.; Shaver, Debra – Exceptional Children, 2014
Despite the high prevalence of comorbidity between attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities (LD) or emotional disturbances (ED), few studies have examined the long-term effects of these comorbid relationships on student outcomes. We estimated the longitudinal academic, social, and behavioral outcomes in children…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Comorbidity
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