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Hagarty, Imogen; Morgan, Gavin – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2020
Social-emotional learning programmes can be effective for typically-developing children and young people in improving their social-emotional skills. This systematic literature review, evaluating peer-reviewed literature from 2007 to 2018, investigated whether these programmes are also effective for children and young people with learning…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Children, Learning Disabilities
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Wong, Bonnie; Cripps, Danielle; White, Hayley; Young, Laura; Kovshoff, Hanna; Pinkard, Hayley; Woodcock, Colin – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2020
This study explores primary school aged children's perspectives and experiences of their Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) support. Thematic analysis was employed to analyse qualitative data from semi-structured interviews with 12 Key Stage 2 participants, who had had a minimum of one month's ongoing ELSA support. Four core themes were…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Emotional Development, Social Development
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France, Emily; Billington, Kate – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2020
This study was interested in the views of Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSAs) in one English county. Support staff from ten schools experienced 7 days of ELSA training over one academic year and attended four supervision sessions led by educational psychologists over the subsequent 12 months. Five ELSAs were interviewed about their views…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supervision, Emotional Development, Social Development
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Crowley, Carolyn – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
A large percentage of young people who have been adopted will have experienced early childhood trauma and neglect that can impact on their social and emotional development, and engagement with learning. Although much research has been carried out concerning adoption, the views and perspectives of adopted young people are often missing. This…
Descriptors: Adoption, Trauma, Child Neglect, Social Development
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Sedgwick, Adrienne; Stothard, Jan – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Considering the prevalence of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and the known association with poor academic performance and social, emotional and mental health, it is surprising that two-thirds of children with primary SLCN go unidentified. Although educational psychologists (EPs) are well positioned to support schools in improving…
Descriptors: Speech Impairments, Language Impairments, Communication Problems, Educational Psychology
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McEwen, Sharon – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
This research paper summarises the findings of a small-scale study that explored the experiences of emotional literacy support assistants (ELSAs) and the children with whom they work. Eight ELSAs and seven children were interviewed and a thematic analysis of the transcripts elicited key themes. The findings indicated that the ELSA-child…
Descriptors: Teacher Aides, Student Attitudes, Program Descriptions, Educational Experience
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Cunningham, Larissa; Hartwell, Brettany K.; Kreppner, Jana – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2019
Nurture Groups (NGs) are a short term, psychotherapeutic intervention aiming to provide reparative attachment experiences for children within an educational setting. The social skills of 16 children (aged between 6.0 and 9.75 years) were assessed through teacher ratings and children's self-report to hypothetical and challenging social situations.…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Psychotherapy, Children, Interpersonal Competence
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Gillard, Duncan; Flaxman, Paul; Hooper, Nic – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2018
Guidance for schools regarding the promotion and enhancement of psychological wellbeing represents an invitation to intervene to promote effective, evidence-informed, whole-school approaches for school staff, students and parents. With its transdiagnostic approach and evidence from empirical literature, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is…
Descriptors: Well Being, Mental Health, Psychological Patterns, Intervention
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Wilding, Lucy; Claridge, Simon – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2016
The Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA) programme is an example of an individualised intervention to support pupils experiencing a range of social and emotional needs. Semi-structured interviews were conducted to explore parents' constructions of several aspects of the programme: its aims and how these are achieved; its impact on children,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Student Needs, Social Support Groups, Emotional Development
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Stanbridge, Joanna K.; Campbell, Lorraine N. – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2016
Questions of how best to support both children's emotional well-being and behaviour in schools are pervasive. The efficacy of an intervention planning tool to support internalising and externalising emotional needs and promote early intervention was explored in a small-scale case study. Adults were trained in two primary schools to carry out the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Intervention, Well Being, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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Tellis-James, Charlie; Fox, Mark – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2016
This research drew on positive psychology in order to offer an optimistic way of conceptualising the lives of young people who are often described as having "SEBD" (social, emotional and behavioural difficulties), now SEMH (social, emotional, mental health) in the English 2014 Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Social Development, Emotional Development, Futures (of Society)
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Green, Sarah L.; Atkinson, Sarah – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2016
"FRIENDS for life" is a manualised, 10 week, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based programme designed to be run in school and community settings. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of "FRIENDS for life" when implemented in a mainstream secondary school by school staff. Data regarding implementation of the…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness, Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring
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Hughes, Cerian; Cline, Tony – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2015
This study evaluated the efficacy of preschool Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies (PATHS), an early years curriculum designed to improve children's social and emotional competence, and reduce problem behaviour. Fifty-seven children aged three to four years took part in the study over one academic year. The control group (Group 1) received…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Preschool Education, Emotional Development, Social Development
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Liddle, Ian; Carter, Greg F. A. – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2015
The Stirling Children's Well-being Scale (SCWBS) was developed by the Stirling Council Educational Psychology Service (UK) as a holistic, positively worded measure of emotional and psychological well-being in children aged eight to 15 years. Drawing on current theories of well-being and Positive Psychology, the aim was to provide a means of…
Descriptors: Well Being, Emotional Development, Psychological Needs, Psychological Testing
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Honess, Andrea; Hunter, Deborah – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2014
The research was designed to add to the UK-based literature around the Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies (PATHS) curriculum, a whole school emotional literacy and social competence intervention. Seven semi-structured interviews were carried out with class teachers and pastoral leads. Questionnaires were designed to explore a number of…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Curriculum Implementation, Educational Change, Emotional Development
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