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Rispoli, Kristin M.; Sheridan, Susan M. – Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 2017
Associated with complex developmental, personal, and environmental risk factors, adolescent parents have been found to display higher rates of unfavorable parenting practices than adult parents, placing their children at high risk for social, emotional and behavioral concerns. Nevertheless, interventions targeting this group often focus solely on…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Parents, Intervention, Child Rearing
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Sheridan, Susan M. – School Psychology Review, 2009
Homework is a reality in the lives of most American school children. At its best, homework is a highly useful and appropriate strategy. At its worst, it can wreak havoc in the lives of many children and families who fail to master behavioral and environmental routines that create conditions and patterns conducive for optimal performance. Thus,…
Descriptors: Homework, Learning Problems, School Psychologists, Parent Role
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Semke, Carrie A.; Sheridan, Susan M. – School Community Journal, 2012
Parental participation and cooperation in children's educational experiences is positively related to important student outcomes. It is becoming increasingly evident that context is a significant factor in understanding academic achievement, and the setting in which a child, family, and school is situated is among the salient contexts influencing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Research Methodology, Family Involvement
Sheridan, Susan M.; Witte, Amanda L.; Holmes, Shannon; Wu, ChaoRong; Bhatia, Sonya A.; Angell, Samantha – Grantee Submission, 2017
This study reports the results of a randomized controlled trial examining the effect of Conjoint Behavioral Consultation (CBC), a family-school partnership intervention, on children's behaviors, parents' skills, and parent-teacher relationships in rural community and town settings. Participants were 267 children, 267 parents, and 152 teachers in…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Consultation Programs, Program Effectiveness, Family School Relationship
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Kwon, Kyongboon; Kim, Elizabeth Moorman; Sheridan, Susan M. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2014
Background: Positive attitudes toward school have been suggested as a meaningful indicator of school engagement among elementary children. The current study was guided by a social cognitive developmental perspective which suggests that social cognitions, including beliefs, play an important role in children's adjustment outcomes. Objective: The…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Grade 3
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Schwehr, Ethan; Bocanegra, Joel O.; Kwon, Kyongboon; Sheridan, Susan M. – Contemporary School Psychology, 2014
This study was an examination of the possible influence of a child's pre-identified disability on parent and teacher behavior ratings and whether a child's disability status affected parent ratings, when controlling for parenting stress. The sample included 206 kindergarten through third grade students and their teachers and parents from a…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Disability Identification, Children, Stress Variables
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Sheridan, Susan M.; Witte, Amanda L.; Kunz, Gina M.; Wheeler, Lorey A.; Angell, Samantha R.; Lester, Houston F. – Elementary School Journal, 2018
The efficacy of conjoint behavioral consultation (CBC), a family-school partnership intervention, for teachers' practices and process skills was evaluated. Participants were 152 teachers of grades K-3 in 45 Midwest rural schools randomly assigned to treatment or control conditions. Treatment group teachers participated in an 8- to 10-week CBC…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Educational Practices, Intervention, Experimental Groups
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Azad, Gazi F.; Kim, Mina; Marcus, Steven C.; Sheridan, Susan M.; Mandell, David S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Effective parent-teacher communication involves problem-solving concerns about students. Few studies have examined problem-solving interactions between parents and teachers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), with a particular focus on identifying communication barriers and strategies for improving them. This study examined the…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Problem Solving
Semke, Carrie A.; Sheridan, Susan M. – National Center for Research on Rural Education, 2011
Parental participation and cooperation in children's educational experiences is positively related to important student outcomes. It is becoming increasingly evident that context is a significant factor in understanding academic achievement, and the setting in which a child, family, and school is situated is among the salient contexts…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Rural Schools, Family School Relationship, Educational Experience
Witte, Amanda L.; Sheridan, Susan M. – National Center for Research on Rural Education, 2011
The importance of family-school partnerships for student success is unequivocal. Given the limited resources evident in many rural communities, family-school partnerships can be especially beneficial for students in rural schools. Decades of research has documented the positive effects of parent participation in children's academic endeavors for…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, School Districts, Rural Schools, Family School Relationship
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Garbacz, S. Andrew; Sheridan, Susan M. – School Psychology International, 2011
The purpose of this study was to preliminarily examine family involvement with the primary caregivers of a specific population of New Zealand primary school students through a pilot validation of a New Zealand version of the Family Involvement Questionnaire, Elementary Version (FIQ-E; Manz, Fantuzzo, & Power, 2004). Participants were 285…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis, Family School Relationship
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Kim, Elizabeth Moorman; Sheridan, Susan M.; Kwon, Kyongboon; Koziol, Natalie – Journal of School Psychology, 2013
This research investigated whether parent-teacher relationship quality mediated the relation between parents' motivational beliefs and children's adaptive functioning and externalizing behaviors. The sample consisted of kindergarten through third-grade children with behavioral concerns (N = 206). Parents reported on their motivational beliefs…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parent Attitudes, Behavior
Sheridan, Susan M.; Witte, Amanda L.; Holmes, Shannon R.; Coutts, Michael J.; Dent, Amy L.; Kunz, Gina M.; Wu, ChaoRong – Grantee Submission, 2017
The results of a large-scale randomized controlled trial of Conjoint Behavioral Consultation (CBC) on student outcomes and teacher-parent relationships in rural schools are presented. CBC is an indirect service delivery model that addresses concerns shared by teachers and parents about students. In the present study, the intervention was aimed at…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parents, Teachers
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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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Garbacz, S. Andrew; McDowall, Philippa S.; Schaughency, Elizabeth; Sheridan, Susan M.; Welch, Greg W. – Elementary School Journal, 2015
The purpose of this study was to clarify equivocal findings in the parent-involvement literature and examine novel interactions in a New Zealand context. Specifically, this study tested direct effects of school year, parent education, family structure, and child gender on parent involvement in elementary school. In addition, interactions between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Educational Attainment, Parent Background
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