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Venta, Amanda; Bailey, Cassandra; Muñoz, Carla; Godinez, Estrella; Colin, Yessica; Arreola, Aleyda; Abate, Anna; Camins, Joshua; Rivas, Monico; Lawlace, Sally – School Psychology, 2019
Given the high risk of psychopathology among recently immigrated Central American adolescents, the aim of this study was to examine several putative protective factors: parental attachment, peer attachment, and school engagement. Based on prior research with other immigrant groups, parental and peer attachment were expected to correlate with…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Psychopathology, At Risk Students, Immigrants
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Cooper, Mick; van Rijn, Biljana; Chryssafidou, Evi – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
This study is a pilot evaluation of a new avatar-based therapeutic tool, ProReal, with psychologically distressed young people within a school setting. In total, 54 young people, aged 12-18 years old, participated in face-to-face "avatar-based counselling." Young people used the software to represent themselves and others, their problems…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Counseling Techniques, Adolescents, Computer Software
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Hartas, Dimitra – Research Papers in Education, 2018
As a way to raise attainment, schools are encouraged to form ability groups across classes for particular subjects. There is limited evidence however about the relationship between setting and primary school children's characteristics and how teachers perceive them. The aim of this study was to investigate associations between set positioning for…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, English Instruction, Teacher Attitudes, Preadolescents
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Wagle, Rhea; Dowdy, Erin; Yang, Chunyan; Palikara, Olympia; Castro, Susana; Nylund-Gibson, Karen; Furlong, Michael J. – School Psychology International, 2018
The Psychological Sense of School Membership (PSSM) scale has been used for more than 20 years to measure students' sense of school belonging, yet its psychometric properties have had limited examination with pre-adolescent children. This study investigated the utility and psychometrics of the PSSM in three primary school samples from the United…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Path Analysis, Student School Relationship, Student Attitudes
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Frostick, Caroline; Tong, Jin; Moore, Derek; Renton, Adrian; Netuveli, Gopalakrishnan – Pastoral Care in Education, 2018
Research shows that school environment impacts significantly on students' mental health, future aspirations and feelings of school connectedness, which in turn can improve academic outcomes. The UK has seen rising numbers of academy schools in recent years which have been scrutinised for academic performance but overlooked in terms of important…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Student School Relationship, Educational Environment, Outcomes of Education
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Poulou, Maria S.; Cooper, Paul – British Journal of Special Education, 2017
The study investigated adolescent students' perceptions of sleep duration and patterns, and the way they relate to emotional and behavioural difficulties. Five hundred and two students from public schools in Greece completed the Sleep Questionnaire and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). It was demonstrated that consistency in…
Descriptors: Sleep, Behavior Problems, Emotional Disturbances, Adolescents
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Cefai, Carmel; Pizzuto, Sue Anne Spiteri – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2017
The inclusion of the student perspective in helping to promote more effective learning, engagement and positive behaviour is becoming increasingly evident in both educational research and school and classroom practice. Giving students the opportunity to have a meaningful and influential voice enhances both the teaching and learning processes,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Elementary School Students
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Brown, Christina Flynn; Demaray, Michelle Kilpatrick; Tennant, Jaclyn E.; Jenkins, Lyndsay N. – School Psychology Review, 2017
Cyber victimization is a contemporary problem facing youth and adolescents (Diamanduros, Downs, & Jenkins, 2008; Kowalski & Limber, 2007). It is imperative for researchers and school personnel to understand the associations between cyber victimization and student social-emotional outcomes. This article explores (a) gender differences in…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Bullying, Victims, Social Development
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Poulou, Maria S. – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2017
This study investigates how teachers? perceptions of Emotional Intelligence (EI), Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) skills, and teacher-student relationships relate to students? emotional and behavioral difficulties. We examined teachers and students? perceptions of students? emotional and behavioral difficulties and the degree of agreement…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Emotional Intelligence
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Kernaghan, Donna; Stewart, Dave – Child Care in Practice, 2016
Well-being is increasingly being recognised as an important aspect of children's lives. Barnardo's Northern Ireland "Time 4 Me" school-based counselling service was established in 2007 with the purpose of providing individual counselling for primary school children and wrap-around support for parents/carers and school staff. The focus of…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Counseling Services, Qualitative Research, Foreign Countries
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Kaplun, Cathy; Knight, Jennifer; Grace, Rebekah; Dockett, Sue; Perry, Bob; Comino, Elizabeth; Jackson-Pulver, Lisa; Kemp, Lynn – Educational Studies, 2016
The Gudaga Goes to School Study described the transition to school and early education experiences of 117 urban Aboriginal children and their families. This paper outlines the methods and design of the study. A life course approach, employing multidimensional and multi-theoretical frameworks was used to capture the complexity of issues surrounding…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Urban Areas, Children, Questionnaires
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Corby, Emma-Kate; Campbell, Marilyn; Spears, Barbara; Slee, Phillip; Butler, Des; Kift, Sally – Journal of School Violence, 2016
This article investigates the perceptions of 156 students who were victims of both traditional and cyberbullying (117 female, 45 male), ages 10 to 17 years, as to which form of bullying was more hurtful. Overall, students perceived traditional victimization to be more hurtful than cyber victimization. Reasons identified in the data to explain the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Preadolescents
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Donohue, Peg; Goodman-Scott, Emily; Betters-Bubon, Jennifer – Professional School Counseling, 2016
This study describes the benefits of systematic universal screening (US) for school counselors engaged in the creation of effective, multi-tiered systems of support that address academic, social, emotional, and behavioral student concerns. The authors used an action research framework to present a case example of one school district's pilot of US…
Descriptors: Identification, At Risk Students, Screening Tests, Case Studies
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Neal, Sinead; Frederickson, Norah – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2016
The transition to secondary school is considered difficult for children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), yet there has been little strength-based investigation of positive experiences of this population and the types of support they value most in managing anxiety about transition. The current article presents a qualitative exploration of the…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Transitional Programs, Secondary School Students
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Rogers, Maria; Bélanger-Lejars, Véronique; Toste, Jessica R.; Heath, Nancy L. – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2015
The goal of this study was to investigate the relationship between children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and their teachers, and to examine whether this relationship was associated with children's academic motivation. The sample comprised 35 children with clinically elevated levels of ADHD symptoms and 36 children…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Teacher Student Relationship, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Academic Achievement
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