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Werry, John – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2013
John Werry completed training in child and adolescent psychiatry at McGill University in Montreal, and has been a world renowned leader in children's mental health. Drawing on a half century of work in Canada, the United States, and his native New Zealand, he shares his reflections and vision for the future in the interview given for this…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services, Mental Health, Child Health
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Zabel, Robert H.; Kaff, Marilyn; Teagarden, James – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2014
Steven R. Forness is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His research has primarily focused on early detection and eligibility of children with psychiatric disorders for special education services in public schools. As part of an ongoing oral history…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Interviews, Educational Practices, Emotional Problems
Dubin, Jennifer – American Educator, 2013
Almost 60 years have passed since Dr. James Comer last saw three of his elementary school friends, yet he vividly remembers them. They were African American boys just like him. They, too, came from two-parent homes, and their fathers also worked in the local steel mill. But unlike Comer and his siblings, these three youngsters did not take an…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Individual Development, Hermeneutics, Child Development
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Juelskjaer, Malou; Staunaes, Dorthe; Ratner, Helene – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2013
This article explores how the affective "set-up" of Freud's legendary couch has been exported into modern education relations. The so-called psy-sciences from pedagogy, psychology, and psychiatry have informed self-management in school. Managing self-management has a material-affective dimension. Through affective encounters with the…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Learner Engagement, Student Behavior, Foreign Countries
Eddy, J. Mark, Ed.; Poehlmann, Julie, Ed. – Urban Institute Press, 2010
For the nearly 2 million children in the United States whose parents are in prison, caretaking necessary for optimal development is disrupted. These vulnerable youth--a population that has shot up 80 percent in the last 20 years--are more likely to experience learning difficulties, poor health, and substance abuse, and eventually be incarcerated…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Substance Abuse, Correctional Institutions, Child Welfare
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Hidecker, Mary Jo Cooley; Ho, Nhan Thi; Dodge, Nancy; Hurvitz, Edward A.; Slaughter, Jaime; Workinger, Marilyn Seif; Kent, Ray D.; Rosenbaum, Peter; Lenski, Madeleine; Messaros, Bridget M.; Vanderbeek, Suzette B.; Deroos, Steven; Paneth, Nigel – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2012
Aim: To investigate the relationships among the Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS), Manual Ability Classification System (MACS), and Communication Function Classification System (CFCS) in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Method: Using questionnaires describing each scale, mothers reported GMFCS, MACS, and CFCS levels in 222…
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Neurology, Classification, Etiology
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Davis, Andrew – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2008
I use Ian Hacking's views to explore ways of classifying people, exploiting his distinction between indifferent kinds and interactive kinds, and his accounts of how we "make up" people. The natural kind/essentialist approach to indifferent kinds is explored in some depth. I relate this to debates in psychiatry about the existence of mental…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Definitions, Educational Philosophy
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Gadow, Kenneth D. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: This study compared the differential severity of specific symptoms of schizophrenia spectrum disorder (SSD) in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and child psychiatry outpatient referrals (controls). Each group was further subdivided into subgroups with and without co-occurring attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Etiology
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Brown, Murray A.; Astman, James A. – Academic Psychiatry, 2007
Objective: The authors describe a unique institutional partnership between an adult psychiatry training program and a K-12 school that focuses on enriching educational opportunities and improving outcomes at both institutions. Method: Beginning with reciprocal consultations, the partnership has expanded to involve the students and faculty at both…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Medical Education, Partnerships in Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kirkcaldy, B. D.; Furnham, A. F.; Siefen, R. G. – School Psychology International, 2010
The incidence of "pure" obsessive-compulsive disorders in the clinical population was found to be around 1.2 percent for a clinical sample record--stretching over a 2.5-year period--of around 2500 adolescents in a German child and adolescent psychiatry clinic. Over a 3-month period (time-frame) a sample of 350 new entries to the clinic…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Psychiatry, Adolescents, Patients
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Benner, Gregory J.; Beaudoin, Kathleen; Mooney, Paul; Uhing, Brad M.; Pierce, Corey D. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2008
In the present study, we sought to extend instrument validation research for a strength-based emotional and behavior rating scale, the "Teacher Rating Scale of the Behavior and Emotional Rating Scale-Second Edition" (BERS-2; Epstein, M. H. (2004). "Behavioral and emotional rating scale" (2nd ed.). Austin, TX: PRO-ED) through…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Emotional Disturbances, Test Validity, Rating Scales
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Martin, Andres; Srihari, Vinod – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006
Educators in evidence-based medicine (EBM) have noted that the core set of epidemiological concepts outlined in standard sources are sometimes put to use as oversimplified checklists for the appraisal of research reports. In this article, the authors present the Graphic Appraisal Tool for Epidemiology which was designed as a way combat, by visual…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Epidemiology, Adolescents, Children
Zeeman, Roger D. – Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice, 2006
This article presents and compares the similar views of William Glasser, M.D., founder and president of the William Glasser Institute in Los Angeles, and author of scores of best selling books; and William Watson Purkey, Ed.D, co-founder of the International Association for Invitational Education (IAIE), Professor Emeritus at the University of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Psychiatry, Counselor Training, Educational Change
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Goss, Phil – British Journal of Special Education, 2006
This paper proposes that learning and teaching for pupils with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties could be enhanced by a closer focus on emotional factors and on the careful identification of what is meaningful for them. Phil Goss, senior lecturer in counselling and psychotherapy at the University of Central Lancashire draws on…
Descriptors: Severe Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Psychotherapy
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Pierrehumbert, Blaise; Bader, Michel; Thevoz, Sara; Kinal, Anna; Halfon, Olivier – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2006
Objective: The sensitivity and tolerance regarding ADHD symptoms obviously differ from one culture to another and according to the informants (parents, teachers, or children). This stimulates the comparison of data across informants and countries. Method: Parents and teachers of more than 1,000 school-aged Swiss children (5 to 17 years old) fill…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders, Psychiatry
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