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Wilson-Simmons, Renée; Jiang, Yang; Aratani, Yumiko – National Center for Children in Poverty, 2017
Despite the multitude of obstacles that low-income parents face, many of them succeed in helping their children flourish. They raise children who possess the social-emotional competence needed to develop and keep friendships; establish good relationships with parents, teachers, and other adults; and experience a range of achievements that…
Descriptors: Parents, Low Income Groups, Resilience (Psychology), Child Rearing
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Rubin, Kenneth H.; Chronis-Tuscano, Andrea – Child Development Perspectives, 2021
In this article, we provide definitional clarity for the construct of social withdrawal as it was originally construed, and review the original theoretical and conceptual bases that led to the first research program dedicated to the developmental study of social withdrawal (the Waterloo Longitudinal Project). We also describe correlates (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Children, Withdrawal (Psychology), Interpersonal Competence, Attachment Behavior
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Fleury-Bahi, Ghozlane; Marcouyeux, Aurore – Educational Studies, 2010
Like neighbourhoods, companies or housing, schools are considered a location for which the student must develop feelings of attachment and identification. The purpose of this research is to test a path model in which the evaluation of the image of the scholastic institution plays a role in the process of sociospatial identification in the school…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Identification, Student School Relationship, Path Analysis
Petiet, Carole Anne – 1983
Based on the assumption that differences in personal meaning and in the social significance of loss predispose widows and divorced individuals to different, specific vulnerabilities during grieving, 410 separated, divorced, and widowed women, aged 23 to 76 years, with at least one child, completed the Multiple Affect Adjective Checklist, the…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adults, Divorce, Females
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Bell, Linda G.; Cornwell, Connie S. – Journal of Correctional Education, 2015
This research supports the value of maintaining the family ties of persons in prison. Family healing work will likely affect multiple relationships within the family, especially for the children of prisoners, and increase the possibility of healthy and productive life choices for all family members. The Family Matters course is grounded in family…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Conflict Resolution
Petiet, Carole Anne – 1984
To systematically test previous assumptions about grief in widows and divorcing women, 410 separated, divorced, or widowed women, between the ages of 23 and 76, with at least one child, completed the Multiple Affect Adjective Checklist, the Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale, the Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory--Form C, the Attachment Index, and the…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adults, Divorce, Emotional Response
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Greenspon, Thomas S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
Within our competitive culture, some perfectionistic students do well, whereas others are overwhelmed. The personal characteristics of these perfectionistic students should not be construed as positive or adaptive perfectionism. A distinction is made between perfectionism and the pursuit of excellence. The intensity of the anxiety at the core of…
Descriptors: Competition, Psychological Patterns, Student Behavior, Student Characteristics
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Song, Hairong; Thompson, Ross A.; Ferrer, Emilio – Journal of Adolescence, 2009
This study investigated age and gender differences in the quality of attachment to mothers, fathers, and peers, and the association of attachment with measures of self-evaluation in 584 Chinese adolescents in junior high, high school, and university. Their responses to the Inventory of Parent and Peer Attachment indexed attachment quality, and…
Descriptors: Females, Attachment Behavior, Parent Child Relationship, Adolescents
Bikson, T. K.; And Others – 1979
A 3 year evaluation report is presented on an Interactive Classroom Television System (ITCS), which creates a visual classroom environment for partially sighted elementary school students (study N=24) using the magnification, brightness, and contrast capabilities of television cameras and monitors. It is explained that the system allows teachers…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Communications, Educational Equipment
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Challenger, Clewiston D.; Duquette, Kevin; Pascascio, Domonique – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2020
Far too often African American boys are negatively portrayed in the media and are labeled as at-risk and violent. These labels impact perceptions within public schools. They also decrease self-efficacy, lower academic motivation, and lessen attachment to the school and community. We conceptualized a psychoeducational group for African American…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Racial Bias, Gender Bias
Nash, Margaret; Tate, Costella – 1986
A resource for child caregivers providing family day care for infants and toddlers, this book is designed to provide information and suggestions in a format that is easy to follow, and in language that is easy to read. Chapter 1 gives tips on "baby-proofing" the home, as well as ideas for toys, equipment, and how to integrate a baby into…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Early Childhood Education, Family Day Care, First Aid
Beshaler, Mary E. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Throughout her life, a woman makes decisions about behaviors, relationships, academic accomplishments, and achievements. What propels women to make these choices may be driven by an image of self. This feeling of self-worth or self-esteem is developed early in life with the help of her primary caregivers as found in her biological mother and…
Descriptors: Daughters, Multivariate Analysis, Fathers, Regression (Statistics)
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Chan, Christian S.; Rhodes, Jean E.; Howard, Waylon J.; Lowe, Sarah R.; Schwartz, Sarah E. O.; Herrera, Carla – Journal of School Psychology, 2013
This study explores the pathways through which school-based mentoring relationships are associated with improvements in elementary and high school students' socio-emotional, academic, and behavioral outcomes. Participants in the study (N = 526) were part of a national evaluation of the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring programs, all…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Measures (Individuals), Self Esteem, Mentors
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Robinson, Sally; Hill, Malcolm; Fisher, Karen R.; Graham, Anne – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
In recent policies, it is assumed that communities welcome the inclusion of young people with intellectual disability. However, little is known about perspectives of young people themselves. This article reports on research that sought to address this gap. Young people with intellectual disability living in three Australian small town communities…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Social Bias, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Community Characteristics
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Bosacki, Sandra; Dane, Andrew; Marini, Zopito – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2007
This study examined whether self-esteem mediated the association between peer relationships and internalizing problems (i.e., depression and social anxiety). A total of 7290 (3756 girls) adolescents (ages 13-18 years) completed self-report measures of peer relationships, including direct and indirect victimization, social isolation, friendship…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Friendship, Adolescents, Social Isolation
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