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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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Parker, Janise; Zaboski, Brian; Joyce-Beaulieu, Diana – Contemporary School Psychology, 2016
This case demonstrates the efficacy of utilizing an intensive, multi-faceted behavioral intervention paradigm. A comprehensive, integrative, school-based service model was applied to address attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptomology, oppositional behaviors, and explosive anger at the secondary level. The case reviews a multi-modal…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes
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O'Handley, Roderick D.; Radley, Keith C.; Lum, John D. K. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016
Social difficulties represent a major area of concern in children with specific language impairment (SLI). Social skills interventions targeting communication or language skills of children with SLI have been generally ineffective. The current study tested the efficacy of a social skills intervention consisting of multiple behavioral interventions…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Language Impairments, Language Skills, Communication Skills
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Minke, Kathleen M.; Sheridan, Susan M.; Moorman Kim, Elizabeth; Ryoo, Ji Hoon; Koziol, Natalie A. – Elementary School Journal, 2014
Parental engagement is an important avenue for supporting student achievement. Positive relationships between parents and teachers are increasingly recognized as vital in this process. Most studies consider parents' and teachers' perceptions separately, and it is unknown whether shared perceptions of relationship quality matter with respect to…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement
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Muggeo, Michela A.; Stewart, Catherine E.; Drake, Kelly L.; Ginsburg, Golda S. – Grantee Submission, 2017
Anxiety disorders are common in children and severely impair their functioning. Because a hallmark symptom of anxiety is somatic complaints, anxious youth often seek help from their school nurse. Thus, school nurses are in an ideal position to identify anxious children and intervene early. This study assessed the feasibility of a brief…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, School Nurses, Role, Intervention
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Lopata, Christopher; Thomeer, Marcus L.; Volker, Martin A.; Lee, Gloria K.; Smith, Tristram H.; Rodgers, Jonathan D.; Smith, Rachael A.; Gullo, Gaetano; McDonald, Christin A.; Mirwis, Joshua; Toomey, Jennifer A. – Remedial and Special Education, 2013
There is a notable lack of manualized comprehensive school-based interventions (CSBIs) for children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (HFASDs). This pilot study examined the feasibility and initial efficacy of a CSBI for 12 children with HFASDs, aged 6 to 9 years. Treatment included a 3-week summer preparation program followed by a…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention, Elementary School Students
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Sheridan, Susan M.; Bovaird, James A.; Glover, Todd A.; Garbacz, S. Andrew; Witte, Amanda; Kwon, Kyongboon – School Psychology Review, 2012
The present study is a large-scale randomized trial testing the efficacy of a family-school partnership model (i.e., conjoint behavioral consultation) for promoting behavioral competence and decreasing problem behaviors of students identified by their teachers as disruptive. The focus of this study is on student behavioral outcomes and the…
Descriptors: Parent School Relationship, Parents, Teachers, Student Behavior
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Graziano, Paulo A.; Hart, Katie – Grantee Submission, 2016
The current study evaluated the initial efficacy of three intervention programs aimed at improving school readiness in preschool children with externalizing behavior problems (EBP). Participants for this study included 45 preschool children (76% boys; M[subscript age] = 5.16 years; 84% Hispanic/Latino background) with at-risk or clinically…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Self Control, Preschool Children, Behavior Problems
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Halperin, Jeffrey M.; Marks, David J.; Bedard, Anne-Claude V.; Chacko, Anil; Curchack, Jocelyn T.; Yoon, Carol A.; Healey, Dione M. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2013
Objective: To examine whether cognitive enhancement can be delivered through play to preschoolers with ADHD and whether it would affect severity of ADHD symptoms. Method: Twenty-nine 4- and 5-year-old children and their parents participated in separate group sessions (3-5 children/group). Child groups were introduced games designed to enhance…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Preschool Children, Executive Function, Teaching Methods
Pittman, Stephanie – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Raising a child with disruptive behaviors is taxing. It is trying. It is exhausting. Due to this, parents may begin to doubt their own effectiveness, or begin to think of their child as being defective in either personality or character (Whitman & Smith, 1991). Coping with such behaviors can precipitate a number of reactions in the family,…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Attention Deficit Disorders, Child Behavior, Program Effectiveness