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Dhaka, Poonam; Mukwiilongo, Antonia Shitilitha – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2020
This study aimed to find out the level of emotional maturity and gender differences among children living in residential homes in Windhoek, Namibia. A sample of 54 participants between the age group of 10 to 19 years was selected using a multi-stage sampling technique. This study utilises a quantitative approach and descriptive design. An…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Emotional Development, Maturity (Individuals)
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Finning, Katie; Waite, Polly; Harvey, Kate; Moore, Darren; Davis, Becky; Ford, Tamsin – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2020
School staff have an important role to play in identifying and assisting pupils who require additional support to regularly attend school, but their beliefs about risk factors might influence their decisions regarding intervention. This qualitative study investigated educational practitioners' beliefs about risk factors for attendance problems.…
Descriptors: Attendance, Student Needs, At Risk Students, Teacher Attitudes
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Wilhelmsen-Langeland, Ane; Aardal, H.; Hjelmseth, V.; Fyhn, K. H.; Stige, S. H. – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2020
In this pilot study, we examined whether a 2-day Emotion-Focused Family Therapy workshop strengthened parental self-efficacy, satisfaction and beliefs regarding their ability to help their children regulate emotions and reduce the children's symptoms of behavioural- or psychological difficulties. Twenty-three caretakers with 17 children (9 boys)…
Descriptors: Emotional Development, Family Counseling, Workshops, Parenting Skills
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Dingwall, Nicole – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2020
This article explores the affordances provided by altering the way in which a traditional structured classroom is perceived. The article, through an exploration of reconfiguring a classroom space in a drama intervention, outlines the affordances provided to young vulnerable people and the adults that they work with. Such reconfigurations are…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Intervention, Drama, Affordances
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Wagner, Bree; Cross, Donna; Adams, Emma; Symons, Martyn; Mazzucchelli, Trevor G.; Watkins, Rochelle; Wright, Edie; Latimer, Jane; Carapetis, Jonathan; Boulton, John; Fitzpatrick, James P. – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2020
Studies in north-western Australia Aboriginal communities identified executive functioning and behavioural regulation as significant issues for children. Exposure to alcohol prenatally and adverse childhood experiences are known risk factors for impaired self-regulation and executive function, these risk factors being present in remote…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Indigenous Populations, Self Control, Executive Function
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Coleman, Marianne – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2020
This paper presents findings from a year-long qualitative study of three primary schools in South-East England, focussing on the importance of leadership in changing the culture of a school. In each school, the aim was to embed nurturing principles across the whole school, not just run a nurture group as a specialist intervention. The underlying…
Descriptors: School Culture, Caring, Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools
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Hukkelberg, Silje; Ogden, Terje – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2020
The study investigates child social competence a three different measurement levels (overall level, factor level, and item level), in a sample of parents and children participating in interventions towards emerging or present child problem behaviours. Parents of 550 children aged 3-12 (71% boys) evaluated social competence using the Home and…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Child Behavior, Antisocial Behavior, Gender Differences
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Heinonen, M. H.; Pihlaja, P. M. E. – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2020
The aim of this study was to discover what kind of perceptions young children in need of social, emotional, and behavioural support have about themselves. The interest was especially in social and emotional self-perceptions. For this study, ten children attending Finnish early childhood education and care were interviewed in spring 2016 and the…
Descriptors: Young Children, Interpersonal Competence, Self Concept, Early Childhood Education
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Caslin, Marie – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
Young people whose behaviour does not conform to our expectations of how pupils should behave within an educational context have had a variety of labels attached to them including: Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD), and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The employment of such labels will shape how the young…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Labeling (of Persons)
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Eccleston, Laura; Williams, James; Knowles, Sue; Soulsby, Laura – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
Seeking young people's perspectives is integral to delivering effective mental health care. This systematic review aimed to synthesise the qualitative research exploring the life experiences of young people diagnosed with ADHD. Four electronic databases (CINAHL, MEDLINE, PsycInfo and SCOPUS) were searched in February 2017 for peer-reviewed,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adolescent Attitudes, Experience
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Stipp, Brian – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
A teacher training course entitled "Classroom and Individual Emotional and Behavioral Supports" ("CIEBS") includes four modules: School-wide Positive Behaviour Supports (SWPBS), Trust-based Relational Intervention (TBRI), Non- violent Crisis Intervention (NCI), and practicum experience. The present article describes the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Social Development, Emotional Development, Education Courses
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Syrjänen, Milla; Hautamäki, Airi; Pleshkova, Natalia; Maliniemi, Sinikka – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
This study aimed to explore the self-protective strategies of six parents with ADHD and the sensitivity they displayed in dyadic interaction with their under 3-years-old children. The parents were interviewed using the Adult Attachment Interview. Parental sensitivity was assessed using the CARE-Index. The study showed a variation of the parents'…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Parent Child Relationship, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Trauma
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Mansurnejad, Zahra; Malekpour, Mokhtar; Ghamarani, Amir; Yarmmohamadiyan, Ahmad – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of teaching self-determination skills on the externalizing behaviors of students with emotional and behavioral disorders. The Research method was quasi experimental with pre and post-test and control group. To achieve our goals, thirty students who received high scores in the Child…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Behavior Problems, Emotional Disturbances, Skill Development
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Ewe, Linda Plantin – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
This systematic review integrates the existing literature regarding relationships that students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have with their teachers, in mainstream inclusive primary, secondary and high school settings. Theoretical approaches and methodical choices were considered in understanding the literature and…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Teacher Student Relationship, Attachment Behavior
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Dietrich, Lars; Zimmermann, David – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
Previous research suggests that lower socioeconomic status (SES) adolescents bully more than their higher-SES peers. This paper tests whether aggression-related mindsets, defined as mindsets that theoretically influence aggressive behavior, explain the relationship between SES and bullying engagement among adolescents. Using a large and diverse…
Descriptors: Aggression, Bullying, Socioeconomic Status, Secondary School Students
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