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Ding, Nina; Swalwell, Janene – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2018
Clinical supervision is an essential feature of high-quality psychological practice. However, it has been under-investigated within the field of school psychology and particularly in Australia. An overview of the field of school psychology, its clinical supervision, and its use by school psychologists is provided. Past literature has suggested…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Psychology, Supervision, Clinical Teaching (Health Professions)
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Gan, Lucy L.; Lum, Alistair; Wakefield, Claire E.; Donnan, Barbara M. – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2018
Children with chronic illness often experience difficulties at school, yet little is known about the impact of the child's illness on siblings' school experiences. This study investigated parents' perceptions of siblings' school experiences and school support. We conducted semi-structured telephone interviews with 27 parents of children with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chronic Illness, Siblings, Student Experience
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Thielking, Monica; Skues, Jason; Le, Vi-An – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2018
In Australia, policies such as the Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care initiative have been the impetus for improved collaboration between medical practitioners and psychologists in general. However, policies that promote collaboration between school psychologists and community mental health, health, justice and/or human services professionals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Psychologists, School Counselors, Cooperation
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Bosnjak, Amira; Boyle, Christopher; Chodkiewicz, Alicia R. – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2017
The role of affective and cognitive factors in learning have long been recognised as imperative determinants of the learning process. Maladaptive styles with which we perceive and explain accomplishments and failures in achievement outcomes have an important motivational impact upon approach and avoidance behaviours towards academic tasks.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Pilot Projects, Affective Objectives, Cognitive Objectives
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Hall, James; Lindorff, Ariel – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2017
Aims: To determine whether distinct trends can exist in children's diurnal cortisol slopes as they transition to school, and the extent to which these trends relate to preschool attendance and/or exerted effortful control. Method: A secondary analysis of the anonymised data gathered for the UK Transition to School Study was carried out. 105…
Descriptors: Metabolism, Physiology, Student Adjustment, Self Control
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Allen, Kelly-Ann; Kern, Margaret L.; Vella-Brodrick, Dianne; Waters, Lea – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2017
School vision and mission statements are an explicit indication of a school's priorities. Research has found academic motivation, mental health promotion, and school belonging to be the most frequently cited themes in these statements. The present study sought to examine whether these themes relate to student academic achievement, as indicated by…
Descriptors: Values, Student Motivation, Mental Health, Health Promotion
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Kapoulitsas, Maryanne; Corcoran, Tim – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2017
This research explored how psychologists working in the Victorian secondary state school system construct meaning around ethical practice. The specific aims of the research were to examine psychologists understanding of ethics in practice within schools and to explore challenges they faced regarding professional ethics when working in the…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Ethics, Qualitative Research, Secondary Schools
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Page, Angela; Charteris, Jennifer – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2017
Since its inception, relational aggression has been conceptualised as a set of destructive attempts by young girls to get their own way, and these aggressive acts have been demonised in public and media debate. This article challenges the prevailing developmental psychopathologisation literature to centre the focus on functionality, positioning…
Descriptors: Aggression, Females, Peer Groups, Communication Strategies
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Heaslip, Gabriel P.; Barber, Bonnie L. – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2017
Adolescence is a period of heightened risk-taking. Therefore it is important to investigate positive settings that can facilitate healthy adolescent development and reduce risk-taking behaviour. This study investigated the relations between non-sporting extracurricular activity participation intensity and risky behaviour. Adolescents' coping…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Adolescents, Coping, Adolescent Development
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Goh, Yun Lin Daphne; Wilkinson, Ross B. – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2017
Interpersonal relationships are the recent focus of research identifying protective factors in adolescent psychological health. Using an attachment theory perspective, this study examines the relationship of normative attachment strength and individual differences in attachment expectancies on self-reports of depression and stress in 511…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Adolescents, Stress Variables, Depression (Psychology)
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Zadow, Corinne; Houghton, Stephen; Hunter, Simon C.; Rosenberg, Michael – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2017
This study examined the association and directionality of effect between mental wellbeing and depressive symptoms in Australian adolescents. Data were collected on two occasions 21 months apart. At Time 1, 1,762 10- to 14-year-old adolescents from a range of socio-economic status areas participated. At Time 2 (T2), 1,575 participated again. On…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Mental Health, Well Being
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Kiernan, Neisha; Frydenberg, Erica; Deans, Jan; Liang, Rachel – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2017
The present study explored the component structure of coping in preschoolers as measured by the Children's Coping Scale-Revised (CCS-R) through principal component analysis (PCA). The study also examined the relationship between different coping patterns and mental health (as measured by the Strengths and Diffculties Questionnaire; SDQ) in…
Descriptors: Correlation, Coping, Mental Health, Parent Child Relationship
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Green, Marissa; Emery, Alyssa; Sanders, Megan; Anderman, Lynley H. – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2016
This qualitative study explored students' experiences in a small, early-college secondary school in the United States that intentionally aims to create a culture promoting accelerated academic achievement, particularly in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Past research in the fields of both educational and…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Acceleration (Education), STEM Education
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Martinez, Andrew; Coker, Crystal; McMahon, Susan D.; Cohen, Jonathan; Thapa, Amrit – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2016
Many youth participate in extracurricular activities, and research has linked activity participation with school engagement and academic success. Social-ecological theory suggests that the social contexts of different types of extracurricular activities may differentially affect student outcomes. Yet, there is scant research examining the relation…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Educational Environment, Student Participation, Clubs
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Slaten, Christopher D.; Ferguson, Jonathan K.; Allen, Kelly-Ann; Brodrick, Dianne-Vella; Waters, Lea – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2016
School belonging, at both a school and university level, has been well documented as a predictor of academic and psychosocial success. The construct has been examined by scholars in a variety of different professional disciplines (e.g., education, psychology, sociology) and continues to be consistently researched. Although significant…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Predictor Variables, Literature Reviews, College Environment
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