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Griffith, Jane – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
Indian residential schools lasted in Canada for nearly 150 years, with the last one closing in 1996. Canada's recently concluded Truth and Reconciliation Commission has confirmed what Indigenous families have said all along: many Indigenous children endured abuse, prolonged separation between parent and child, and intergenerational legacies.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boarding Schools, Indigenous Populations, Canada Natives
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Ubakivi-Hadachi, Pille; Nimmerfeldt, Gerli – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2021
The competitiveness of middle-class parents' educational strategies has been researched extensively across differing institutional contexts, but evidence from Eastern Europe is lacking. This article examines how Estonian middle-class parents with differing amounts of economic and cultural capital harbour contrasting understandings of good…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Role of Education, Preferences, Middle Class
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Schwartz, Hadar S. – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2015
As American society has become increasingly aware of the plight of sex trafficked American children, attention has shifted from delinquency to victimhood (Mitchell, Finkelhor, & Wolak, 2010) with a corresponding awareness of the trauma that victims endure. This reconceptualization is incomplete without a larger understanding of the…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Early Adolescents, Adolescent Development
Yeary, Julia; Zoll, Sally; Reschke, Kathy – Zero to Three (J), 2012
How does a parent stay connected with an infant or toddler during a prolonged separation? Research has shown how important early connections are for child development. When a parent is not present physically, there are strategies that military parents have been using to keep a parent and child connected, promoting mindfulness. Because infants and…
Descriptors: Parents, Reading Aloud to Others, Social Networks, Olfactory Perception
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Venturelli, Elena; Cigala, Ada – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
This study focuses on the everyday morning microtransition in childcare centres that involves child-parent separation. This moment involves the contemporary presence of the child, caregiver and parent in the day-care centre. This coexistence is considered extremely relevant and full of important meanings for the interactive patterns they will…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Care Centers, Educational Environment, Interaction
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Rusch, Dana; Reyes, Karina – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2013
This study examined the role of parent-child separations during serial migration to the United States in predicting individual- and family-level outcomes in Mexican immigrant families. We assessed parents' subjective appraisals of their family's separation and reunion experiences to explore associations with self-reported acculturative stress,…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Depression (Psychology), Mexican Americans, Migration
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Ge, Yan; Song, Li; Clancy, Rockwell F.; Qin, Yulin – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2019
More than 60 million children have been left behind in rural China by parents going to work in cities. Given the effects of child-parent separation (CPS) on development, this phenomenon has drawn considerable governmental and academic attention in recent years. Outlining developments with reference to relevant studies, this review characterizes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Parents, Parent Child Relationship
Bolin, Courtney; Maricle, Denise E. – Communique, 2020
Leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children and adolescents under the age of 19 (Mullin, 2018); but, due to scientific research and treatment advancements, there is an approximately 80% chance of survival from leukemia (Castillo, 2008). Most children receive a diagnosis of leukemia between the ages of 2 and 7 years old. The peak age of…
Descriptors: Cancer, School Psychologists, Children, Adolescents
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Birnbaum, Rachel; Saini, Michael – Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, 2013
This article explores a scoping review of qualitative studies about children's experiences and feelings during times of parental separation. The purpose of the review was to explore children's feelings and attitudes about their parents' separation and how their voices are heard during times of parental separation. The scoping review examined 44…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Family Structure, Childhood Attitudes, Attitude Measures
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Kalb, Luther G.; Holingue, Calliope; Pfeiffer, Danika; Reetzke, Rachel; Dillon, Emily; Azad, Gazi; Freedman, Brian; Landa, Rebecca – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
A reliable autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis can occur as early as 18 months; however, the average age at diagnosis in the United States is over 2 years later. While there are numerous well-known barriers to seeking an ASD diagnosis, no research has examined if separation between a child's biological parents affects timing of ASD diagnosis…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parent Child Relationship, Age Differences
Rosenblum, Kate; Muzik, Maria; Waddell, Rachel; Thompson, Stephanie; Rosenberg, Lauren; Masini, Gabriella; Smith, Karen – ZERO TO THREE, 2015
Military families frequently display remarkable resilience in the face of significant challenges, and yet deployment and parental separation are significant stressors for parents, particularly those with infants and young children. The Strong Military Families preventive intervention is a multifamily parenting and self-care skills group that aims…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Family Programs, Group Activities, Resilience (Psychology)
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Edwards, Oliver W. – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2009
The prison population has increased substantially in countries around the world and significant numbers of these prisoners are parents. Children of prisoners experience separation from the imprisoned parent. The separation and precursors to the separation often diminish these children's social-emotional and educational well-being. In this paper,…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Parent Child Relationship, Institutionalized Persons, Children
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Carrigan, Jane; Maunsell, Catherine – Irish Educational Studies, 2014
This article focuses on the educational life histories of nine prisoner learners aged between 18 and 21 years which were collated as part of doctoral work which sought to access the life histories of adult male prisoners who were attending a prison school while incarcerated in prison. The nine life histories of the young men were collated not only…
Descriptors: Males, Institutionalized Persons, Personal Narratives, Correctional Education
Rahill, Stephanie – Communique, 2013
As the cycle of deployments to war zones by military service members and other federal government employees continue, school psychologists likely have encountered or will encounter children in their schools who have been dealing with an absence of a parent for extended periods of time. While some school psychologists who live and work near major…
Descriptors: Separation Anxiety, Military Service, School Psychologists, Counseling Techniques
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Staton, Sally; Thorpe, Karen; Thompson, Catherine; Danby, Susan – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2012
In recent times concerns about possible adverse effects of early separation and advocacy for individual rights have resulted in a movement away from organizational level policies about the separation of twin children as they enter school. Instead, individualized approaches that focus on the twin children's characteristics and family perspectives…
Descriptors: Twins, Placement, Family Attitudes, Academic Achievement
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