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Kelley C. Anderson; Marc J. Stern; Robert B. Powell – Environmental Education Research, 2024
Do preparation and perceived support from guardians and teachers influence student attendance to a residential environmental education (EE) field trip program? To explore this question, pre-visit surveys were administered to racially diverse sixth-grade students at seven schools invited to attend a residential EE program at no cost, namely…
Descriptors: Attendance, Environmental Education, Grade 6, Middle School Students
Lisa M. Smith – ProQuest LLC, 2024
Many schools and districts include character education in their curriculum, the content of which is decided on a local level. These programs flow through multiple grade levels and are often part of career planning. However, it is unknown if youth in juvenile residential placement facilities, who could benefit from these programs, are offered…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Education, Delinquency
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Wahl-Alexander, Zachary; Camic, Clay – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine health-related fitness levels and physical activity trends of adolescents participating in a fitness-based sport education season in a camp setting. Method: This study was conducted in a residential summer camp. Participants were 71 male campers. Participants were categorized into two groups (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Fitness, Males, Physical Education
Holly S. Booth – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This qualitative phenomenological study explored solutions to the burnout of youth care workers. The researcher provided voices to the experiences of those working directly with youth in children's residential facilities. Understanding the perspectives of the youth care workers enabled their lived experiences to be captured, leading to the…
Descriptors: Burnout, Intervention, Residential Programs, Youth
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Kasper Kruithof; Erik Olsman; Dick Willems; Karin Volkers; Bas Kleijwegt; Appolonia Nieuwenhuijse – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2024
Background: Persons with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD) increasingly outlive their parents. Therefore, we designed a structured group conversation to support family members and care professionals in exploring together how parental roles may be taken over by others when necessary. Method: We conducted a mixed methods study,…
Descriptors: Severe Intellectual Disability, Multiple Disabilities, Family Needs, Parent Role
Scheuermann, Brenda; McCord, Valerie; Turner, Michael R.; Merrell, Selina – Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, 2023
The success of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) in typical schools has led to interest in PBIS for alternative programs, including residential programs. In this brief, we describe PBIS as implemented in a therapeutic treatment home for adolescents with mental health needs. The PBIS framework enabled the program to add Tier 1…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Group Homes, Residential Programs, Adolescents
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James C. Stoner; Ryan W. Erck; Rishi Sriram; Madeline Peña – College Student Affairs Journal, 2023
Residential learning communities (RLCs) are on-campus programs aimed at seamlessly blending the in- and out-of-class experiences for college students. Scholars have demonstrated how RLC initiatives are valuable because they build and reinforce an academic environment, and help facilitate related outcomes (e.g., academic transition, GPA, critical…
Descriptors: College Students, Communities of Practice, Residential Programs, Living Learning Centers
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Hackney, Aimee J.; Graham, Nina R.; Jolivette, Kristine; Sanders, Sara – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2023
A majority of youth in residential facilities such as residential children's treatment centers and juvenile justice facilities have a history of exposure to traumatic events, contributing to a multitude of long-term mental and physical concerns. Residential facility teachers and staff have the unique opportunity to create trauma-informed spaces -…
Descriptors: Residential Programs, Youth, Trauma Informed Approach, Safety
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Todd, Stuart; Bernal, Jane; Shearn, Julia; Worth, Rhian; Jones, Edwin; Lowe, Kathy; Madden, Phil; Barr, Owen; Forrester Jones, Rachel; Jarvis, Paul; Kroll, Thilo; McCarron, Mary; Read, Sue; Hunt, Katherine – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: Population-based data are presented on the nature of dying in intellectual disability services. Methods: A retrospective survey was conducted over 18 months with a sample of UK-based intellectual disability service providers that supported over 12,000. Core data were obtained for 222 deaths within this population. For 158 (71%) deaths,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Death, Intellectual Disability, Mortality Rate
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Laura Santos; Maria do Rosário Pinheiro; Daniel Rijo – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2024
Background: Psychological distress is highly noticeable among caregivers working in residential youth care (RYC). Maintaining and enhancing caregivers' professional mental health and quality of life is crucial to achieve effective outcomes in RYC. Nevertheless, trainings to protect caregivers' mental health are scarce. Considering the buffering…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Caregiver Training, Residential Programs, Youth Programs
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Brittanie Atteberry-Ash; Jessica R. Williams; Hayden T. DuBois; Beth Pearson – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2024
University housing can play a significant role in undergraduate students' college experiences. Unfortunately, many LGBTQ + students face a myriad of harmful experiences on campus, including in campus housing that can negatively impact their belonging and well-being. To address this issue and foster LGBTQ + students' overall belongingness on campus…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, LGBTQ People, College Housing, Residential Programs
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Frensley, B. Troy; Stern, M. J.; Powell, R. B.; Blackwell, M. J. – Environmental Education Research, 2022
In this case study, we used a mixed-methods approach to identify the characteristics of environmental education (EE) lessons most positively associated with students' environmental literacy outcomes at one residential EE center in the U.S. Students attending residential EE programs spend multiple days participating in numerous lessons, activities,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education, Environmental Education, Residential Programs
Jamie R. Bailey – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This Educational Leadership Portfolio (ELP) focuses on identifying, implementing, and collecting data on the structures of a new residency program at the University of Delaware. This portfolio is unique because I did not make improvements to a program that was already in place. Rather, this ELP documents some of the work I participated in which…
Descriptors: Residential Programs, Teacher Education, Program Improvement, Communities of Practice
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Söderström, Sylvia; Bakken, Hege; Østby, May; Ellingsen, Karl E. – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
The implementation of technology in home-based services takes place in contextualised socio-material practices negotiated through interactions between a diversity of actors. Prerequisites for succeeding in this process are time and competence, and that use of the technology is experienced as meaningful, for both the support staff and the resident.…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Young Adults, Intellectual Disability, Caregivers
Stevenson, Douglas E. – ProQuest LLC, 2023
The problem for this study was the lack of research about what teachers consider to be the successes, the risks, and the potential dangers of working in a school prison setting. The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate teacher perceptions about successes, risks, and potential dangers of teaching in a prison school setting. This…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Residential Programs, Institutionalized Persons, Juvenile Justice
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