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Njoroge, Wanjiku F. M. – ZERO TO THREE, 2015
This article reveals the complicated relationships among culture, family, trauma, and service delivery for immigrant families. The author describes a family who first came into contact with the service delivery system referred by the pediatrician, whose practice was an important point of entry for the early childhood work that followed. The family…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Immigrants, Delivery Systems, Early Childhood Education
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Owens, Julie Sarno; Holdaway, Alex S.; Serrano, Verenea J.; Himawan, Lina K.; Watabe, Yuko; Storer, Jennifer; Grant, Miyah; Andrews, Nina – School Mental Health, 2016
We examined (a) the utility of teacher ratings on the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ; Goodman in J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1337-1345, 2001. doi:10.1097/00004583-200111000-00015) and BASC-2 Behavioral and Emotional Screening System (BESS; Kamphaus and Reynolds in Behavior assessment system for children-second edition:…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior, Student Behavior
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Lichene, Claudia – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2019
European and international research shows how the child has an attitude, in relation to the knowledge of the natural world, characterized by curiosity and free exploration. My research refers to the theoretical contribution of Dewey ([1933. "How We Think: A Restatement of the Relationship of Reflective Thinking to the Educational…
Descriptors: Science Education, Preschool Education, Intellectual Development, Educational Philosophy
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Fazzi, Elisa; Signorini, Sabrina G.; La Piana, Roberta; Bertone, Chiara; Misefari, Walter; Galli, Jessica; Balottin, Umberto; Bianchi, Paolo Emilio – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2012
Aim: Cerebral visual impairment (CVI) is a disorder caused by damage to the retrogeniculate visual pathways. Cerebral palsy (CP) and CVI share a common origin: 60 to 70% of children with CP also have CVI. We set out to describe visual dysfunction in children with CP. A further aim was to establish whether different types of CP are associated with…
Descriptors: Investigations, Visual Impairments, Cerebral Palsy, Psychiatry
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Keenan, Kate; Boeldt, Debra; Chen, Diane; Coyne, Claire; Donald, Radiah; Duax, Jeanne; Hart, Katherine; Perrott, Jennifer; Strickland, Jennifer; Danis, Barbara; Hill, Carri; Davis, Shante; Kampani, Smita; Humphries, Marisha – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2011
Background: Diagnostic validity of oppositional defiant and conduct disorders (ODD and CD) for preschoolers has been questioned based on concerns regarding the ability to differentiate normative, transient disruptive behavior from clinical symptoms. Data on concurrent validity have accumulated, but predictive validity is limited. Predictive…
Descriptors: Evidence, Predictive Validity, Behavior Disorders, Psychiatry
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Anghileri, Julia – Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 2006
It is over 25 years since Wood, Bruner and Ross (1976, "Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry," 17, 89-100) introduced the idea of "scaffolding" to represent the way children's learning can be supported. Despite problems, this metaphor has enduring attraction in the way it emphasises the intent to support a sound foundation with increasing…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Constructivism (Learning)
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Keenan, Kate; Wakschlag, Lauren S.; Danis, Barbara; Hill, Carri; Humphries, Marisha; Duax, Jeanne; Donald, Radiah – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2007
Objective: To test the reliability and validity of DSM-IV oppositional defiant and conduct disorders (ODD and CD) and symptoms using the Kiddie Disruptive Behavior Disorders Schedule and generate data on the manifestation of symptoms of ODD and CD in 3- to 5-year-old children. Method: One hundred twenty-three consecutive referrals to a child and…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Psychopathology, Test Validity, Preschool Children
Osofsky, Joy D.; Osofsky, Howard J.; Harris, William W. – Society for Research in Child Development, 2007
Hurricane Katrina resulted in a disaster of proportions not previously known in the United States. The traumatic experiences of children and families during Hurricane Katrina, the flooding that resulted from the breach of the levees, the evacuation, and the aftermath are unprecedented. In responding to the enormous mental health needs of children…
Descriptors: Health Services, Family Problems, Crisis Intervention, Self Efficacy
Thomasgard, Michael; Warfield, Janeece – Zero to Three (J), 2005
Thomasgard, a physician, and Warfield, a psychologist, describe the multidisciplinary Collaborative Peer Supervision Group Project, originally developed and implemented in Columbus, Ohio. Collaborative Peer Supervision Groups (CPSGs) foster the development of case-based, interdisciplinary, continuing education. CPSGs are designed to improve the…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Early Intervention, Supervision, Mental Health
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Marchand, Jennifer F.; Schedler, Steven; Wagstaff, David A. – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2004
The present study examined links among parents' attachment orientations, depressive symptoms, and conflict behaviors (attacking and compromising) and children's externalizing and internalizing behavior problems in a sample of 64 nonclinical, Caucasian families. Correlational analyses showed that all three parent attributes were significantly…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Parent Role, Behavior Problems, Psychological Studies
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Bierman, Karen L.; Heinrichs, Brenda S.; Welsh, Janet A.; Nix, Robert L.; Gest, Scott D. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2017
Background: Growing up in poverty undermines healthy development, producing disparities in the cognitive and social-emotional skills that support early learning and mental health. Preschool and home-visiting interventions for low-income children have the potential to build early cognitive and social-emotional skills, reducing the disparities in…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Home Visits, Low Income Groups, Poverty
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Fricke, Silke; Burgoyne, Kelly; Bowyer-Crane, Claudine; Kyriacou, Maria; Zosimidou, Alexandra; Maxwell, Liam; Lervåg, Arne; Snowling, Margaret J.; Hulme, Charles – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2017
Background: Oral language skills are a critical foundation for literacy and more generally for educational success. The current study shows that oral language skills can be improved by providing suitable additional help to children with language difficulties in the early stages of formal education. Methods: We conducted a randomized controlled…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Language Skills, Language Impairments, Randomized Controlled Trials
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Leopold, Daniel R.; Christopher, Micaela E.; Burns, G. Leonard; Becker, Stephen P.; Olson, Richard K.; Willcutt, Erik G. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2016
Background: Although multiple cross-sectional studies have shown symptoms of sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to be statistically distinct, studies have yet to examine the temporal stability and measurement invariance of SCT in a longitudinal sample. To date, only six studies have assessed SCT…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Longitudinal Studies, Cognitive Processes, Children
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Horváth, Klára; Plunkett, Kim – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2016
Background: The facilitating role of sleep for language learning is well-attested in adults and to a lesser extent in infants and toddlers. However, the longitudinal relationship between sleep patterns and early vocabulary development is not well understood. Methods: This study investigates how measures of sleep are related to the development of…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Vocabulary, Early Childhood Education, Sleep
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Rajendran, Khushmand; Kruszewski, Edyta; Halperin, Jeffrey M. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2016
Background: More optimal parenting has been linked with lower rates of bullying. However, it is not clear whether parenting can alter the trajectories of bullying among children diagnosed with ADHD or ODD as well as those who are not so diagnosed. This study examined whether parenting at age 4-5 years was associated with changes in bullying over…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Influence, Bullying, Longitudinal Studies
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