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Steele, Fiona; Rasbash, Jon; Jenkins, Jennifer – Psychological Methods, 2013
There has been substantial interest in the social and health sciences in the reciprocal causal influences that people in close relationships have on one another. Most research has considered reciprocal processes involving only 2 units, although many social relationships of interest occur within a larger group (e.g., families, work groups, peer…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Family Characteristics, Health Sciences, Family Relationship
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Barnett, R. A.; Hunter, M. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2012
This study examined the adjustment of siblings of children with mental health problems. The participants had brothers or sisters receiving treatment at a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service within the Hunter New England Health Service, New South Wales, Australia. Seventy-five siblings completed questionnaires on their self-concept, quality…
Descriptors: Siblings, Family Size, Quality of Life, Mental Health
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Abry, Tashia; Bryce, Crystal I.; Swanson, Jodi; Bradley, Robert H.; Fabes, Richard A.; Corwyn, Robert F. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Concerns regarding the social-behavioral maladjustment of U.S. youth have spurred efforts among educators and policymakers to identify and remedy educational contexts that exacerbate children's anxiety, depression, aggression, and misconduct. However, investigations of the influence of collective classroom student characteristics on individuals'…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Behavior, Antisocial Behavior, Self Destructive Behavior
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Bayer, Jordana K.; Hiscock, Harriet; Ukoumunne, Obioha C.; Price, Anna; Wake, Melissa – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2008
Background: Mental health problems comprise an international public health issue affecting up to 20% of children and show considerable stability. We aimed to identify child, parenting, and family predictors from infancy in the development of externalising and internalising behaviour problems by age 3 years. Methods: "Design"…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Family Size, Parenting Styles, Mental Health
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Smokowski, Paul R.; Bacallao, Martica – Research on Social Work Practice, 2009
Objective: This study evaluated the efficacy of Entre Dos Mundos/Between Two Worlds (EDM) prevention for Latino adolescents. Method: In an experimental trial to compare implementation formats, 41 Latino families were randomly assigned to EDM action-oriented skills training groups, and 47 families were randomly assigned to unstructured EDM support…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Violence, Family Income, Prevention
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Cotter, Katie L.; Bacallao, Martica; Smokowski, Paul R.; Robertson, Caroline I. B. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2013
Objectives: This study examines the implementation and effectiveness of Parenting Wisely, an Internet-based parenting skills intervention. The study assesses whether parents benefit from Parenting Wisely participation and whether the delivery format influences program effectiveness. Method: This study uses a quasi-experimental design.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Parent Education, Program Effectiveness, Parenting Skills
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Kjøbli, John; Bjørnebekk, Gunnar – Research on Social Work Practice, 2013
Objective: To examine the follow-up effectiveness of brief parent training (BPT) for children with emerging or existing conduct problems. Method: With the use of a randomized controlled trial and parent and teacher reports, this study examined the effectiveness of BPT compared to regular services 6 months after the end of the intervention.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness, Parent Education, Children
Bloom, Howard S.; Weiland, Christina – MDRC, 2015
This paper uses data from the Head Start Impact Study (HSIS), a nationally representative multisite randomized trial, to quantify variation in effects of Head Start during 2002-2003 on children's cognitive and socio-emotional outcomes relative to the effects of other local alternatives, including parent care. We find that (1) treatment and control…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Early Intervention, At Risk Students
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Glover, Marshaun B.; Mullineaux, Paula Y.; Deater-Deckard, Kirby; Petrill, Stephen A. – Infant and Child Development, 2010
In the current study, we examined parent gender differences in feelings (negativity and positivity) and perceptions of child behavioural and emotional problems in adoptive and biological parent-child dyads. In a sample of 85 families, we used a novel within-family adoption design in which one child was adopted and one child was a biological child…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Bub, Kristen L. – Applied Developmental Science, 2009
Social and behavioral problems can interfere with a child's acquisition of age-appropriate skills, which may lead to antisocial behavior in adolescence and adulthood. Thus, determining how best to support positive skills during early childhood is critical. Using data from the first three phases of the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Antisocial Behavior, Effect Size, Grade 3
Jones, Stephanie M.; Zhai, Fuhua; Raver, C. Cybele – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2010
This paper investigates the long-term impact of participation in the Chicago School Readiness Project (CSRP) during the Head Start year on children's behavioral outcomes at the end of their Kindergarten year. The primary questions addressed in the paper are: (1) What is the experimental impact of CSRP on two-year change (from Fall Head Start to…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Behavior Problems, School Readiness, Intervention
Wert, Barbara Yingling; Bauman, Dona C.; Nottis, Katharyn Ellen Ketter – Online Submission, 2010
A growing body of evidence indicates that for some children, early incidences of challenging behaviors are predictors of later difficulties. These incidences of challenging behaviors may predict mental health issues, social adjustment issues and/or increased challenging behaviors that will impede school success and impact transition to adult life…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior, Social Adjustment
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Low, Justin A.; Keith, Timothy Z.; Jensen, Megan – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2015
The purpose of this research was to determine whether child, parent, and teacher characteristics such as sex, socioeconomic status (SES), parental depressive symptoms, the number of years of teaching experience, number of children in the classroom, and teachers' disciplinary self-efficacy predict deviations from maternal ratings in a…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Socioeconomic Status, Parents, Depression (Psychology)
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Paterson, Janis; Carter, Sarnia; Gao, Wanzhen; Perese, Lana – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2007
Background: The aim of this study was to determine (1) the prevalence of behavioral problems among two-year-old Pacific children living in New Zealand, (2) ethnic differences in behavioral problems, and (3) relationships between maternal and socio-demographic variables and problem child behavior. Methods: Data were gathered from the Pacific…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Ethnicity, Behavior Problems, Incidence
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Augimeri, Leena K.; Farrington, David P.; Koegl, Christopher J.; Day, David M. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2007
We examined the immediate, short- and long-term effectiveness of the SNAP[TM] Under 12 Outreach Project (ORP)--a community-based program for children under the age of 12 at risk of having police contact. Sixteen pairs of children were matched on age, sex and severity of delinquency at admission, and randomly assigned to the ORP or to a control…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Check Lists, Intervention, Delinquency
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