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Cleary, Timothy J., Ed. – American Psychological Association, 2015
At-risk students dealing with cognitive, physical, mental health, and environmental challenges often have poor self-regulatory skills. They may struggle with tasks such as planning, goal-setting, and monitoring their own thoughts and actions. This volume describes how teachers, healthcare professionals, and others who work with young people can…
Descriptors: Intervention, At Risk Students, Self Management, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
American Psychological Association (APA), 2008
This report focuses on psychological practice with children and adolescents, concurring with a previous task force report that integrating science and practice must be a priority. In addition, the report advocates that developmental considerations and cultural/contextual factors warrant specific, distinctive attention by researchers and…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Prevention, Mental Health, Systems Approach
American Psychological Association (APA), 2007
The American Psychological Association (APA) Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls was formed in response to expressions of public concern regarding the sexualization of girls and girlhood in U.S. culture. This report examines and summarizes psychological theory, research, and clinical experience addressing the sexualization of girls. The…
Descriptors: Psychology, Females, Sexuality, Clinical Experience
American Psychological Association (APA), 2002
Violence. It's the act of purposefully hurting someone. And it's a major issue facing today's young adults. This fact sheet answers questions that those aged 12-24 might ask about violence. This age group faces the highest risk of being the victim of violence. Questions regard the causes of youth violence, warning signs, what to do if someone…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Violence, Predictor Variables, Psychological Patterns