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Williford, Anne; Fite, Paula J.; DePaolis, Kathryn J.; Cooley, John L.; Hawley, Patricia H.; Isen, Debbie – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2019
Although most states across the United States have enacted anti-bullying legislation, state laws vary greatly in detail and direction, leaving many school districts wondering how to best address the problem of bullying and comply with their state's legislative requirements. In response, a comprehensive, statewide training initiative was conducted…
Descriptors: Bullying, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Professional Development
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Hughes, Tammy L.; Fenning, Pamela A.; Crepeau-Hobson, Franci; Reddy, Linda A. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2017
Positive academic performance is a strong indicator of subsequent positive life course outcomes (e.g., employment) as well as underrepresentation in psychiatric populations, drug use, school dropout, and subsequent legal trouble (A. Farn & J. Adams, 2016). As such, helping all children to be successful in school is a top priority for parents,…
Descriptors: School Safety, Educational Change, Violence, Educational Experience
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Herschell, Amy D.; Kolko, David J.; Baumann, Barbara L.; Brown, Elissa J. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2012
Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT) is an evidence-based treatment for families with children aged 5 to 15 years who have been affected by verbal and physical aggression in the family. AF-CBT was designed to address risks for exposure to emotional and physical aggression as well as common clinical consequences of…
Descriptors: Evidence, Aggression, School Psychologists, Systems Approach
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Herrmann, D. Scott; Thurber, Jill R.; Miles, Kenneth; Gilbert, Gloria – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2011
Leukemias (blood cell cancers) and central nervous system tumors are the most frequently occurring types of cancer in children. Mortality rates from all childhood cancers have decreased over the past 2 decades. As a result, many childhood cancer survivors are now returning to their schools after having been successfully treated. Although most of…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Mortality Rate, Cancer, Case Studies
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Long, Lori A. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2011
This is a commentary on the article, "Childhood Leukemia Survivors and Their Return to School: A Literature Review, Case Study, and Recommendations" by D. Scott Hermann, Jill R. Thurber, Kenneth Miles, and Gloria Gilbert in this issue (2011). This article addresses issues related to the compatibility of the suggested practices with contemporary…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Children, Case Studies, Cancer
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Schmitt, Ara – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2011
This commentary pertains to the article, "Childhood Leukemia Survivors and Their Return to School: A Literature Review, Case Study, and Recommendations" by D. Scott Hermann, Jill R. Thurber, Kenneth Miles, and Gloria Gilbert in this issue (2011) regarding pediatric leukemia. The authors present a literature review regarding leukemia in…
Descriptors: Psychoeducational Methods, Chronic Illness, Special Health Problems, Best Practices
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Kilian, Janet M.; Fish, Marian C.; Maniago, Erica B. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2007
The purpose of this investigation was to study how an intervention decreased violence, and created and maintained a positive school environment, and safe school building. Also, this investigation considered how an intervention impacted student learning and academic progress, and positive and appropriate student relating and problem solving among…
Descriptors: School Buildings, School Personnel, Management Systems, Intervention