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Tan, Kevin; Oe, Jin Shin; Hoang Le, Minh Dung – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Boys struggle academically and behaviorally more than girls and are more likely to have difficulty with social skills. It seems likely that boys and girls do not perceive social skills in the same light. Past research has not investigated this or its relationship to academic and behavioral performance. Using data from a cohort of 9th-grade…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Interpersonal Competence, Student Attitudes, Grade Point Average
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Bahr, Michael W.; Leduc, James D.; Hild, Melissa A.; Davis, Shannon E.; Summers, Jenna K.; Mcneal, Brittany – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
In 2010, the National Association of School Psychologists approved the "Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services" (or the NASP Practice Model), codifying what an expanded role encompasses in the delivery of school-based psychological services. This study examined the role and function of school psychology…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Counseling, Counselor Role, Psychological Services
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Wodrich, David L.; Tarbox, Jennifer; Balles, John; Gorin, Joanna – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
Recent research of relevance to school psychologists suggests that the cause, or etiology, of mental retardation can be established by medical diagnosticians in approximately one-half of cases. In the current study, 109 practicing school psychologists considered a hypothetical case of an elementary student with mental retardation and indicated…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, School Psychologists, Neurology, Guidelines
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Telleen, Sharon; Maher, Susan; Pesce, Rosario C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2003
Describes the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative in Morton High School District 201, Cicero, IL, which used a social ecological systems perspective to implement its goals. Social-emotional learning and violence-prevention strategies were provided at the levels of the community, school, and individual. Creation of a safe school environment…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Health Promotion, Prevention, Program Implementation
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Huebner, E. Scott; Wise, Paula S. – Psychology in the Schools, 1991
Investigated the nature and extent of Illinois school psychologists' networking activities and the relationship between such activities and job satisfaction. The results suggest that Illinois school psychologists are satisfied overall with their jobs and spend a considerable amount of time engaging in networking and leadership activities involving…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Job Satisfaction, Quality of Working Life, School Psychologists