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Stormont, Melissa; Stebbins, Molly S.; Holliday, Gregory – Psychology in the Schools, 2001
Presents the characteristics and needs of adolescent students who are underrepresented in gifted programs. Addresses the specific populations of young women, students with learning disabilities, and students living in poverty. Presents the academic and social-emotional needs of students from underrepresented populations, followed by strategies…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Economically Disadvantaged, Gifted, Learning Disabilities
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Zand, Debra H.; Gouwens, Donald L.; Evenson, Richard C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2001
Investigates the factor structure and reliability of the Saint Louis Symptom Checklist (SLSCL) with an adolescent sample. An exploratory principal components factor analysis followed by a varimax rotation of 209 male and female adolescents yielded eight conceptually relevant factors. Discusses directions for future research. (Contains 11…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Factor Analysis, Factor Structure, High Schools
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Canivez, Gary L.; Perry, Amanda R.; Weller, Elizabeth M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2001
Investigates the short-term stability of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents for 124 randomly selected children in grades kindergarten to grade 12. Significant test-retest stability coefficients were obtained and mean differences across the retest interval did not exceed .8 raw score points. Results were similar to those obtained in…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Rating Scales
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L'Abate, Luciano – Psychology in the Schools, 1971
From a theoretical viewpoint, the results of the study support the importance of the receptive expressive distinction in considering behavior. The practical implications suggest the importance of assessing receptive functions more directly and support present large-scale remedial procedures for disadvantaged youth in terms of improving and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Child Development, Communication Skills
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Oliver, Ronald A.; Kronenberger, Earl J. – Psychology in the Schools, 1971
The results showed a significant difference among the brain-damaged, emotionally disturbed and normal subjects in relation to the Developmental and Brain-damaged indicators. An overall significance was found among the three groups in relation to the Emotional indicators. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Diagnostic Tests, Emotional Disturbances, Mental Retardation
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Zweibelson, I.; Coughlin, Francis – Psychology in the Schools, 1974
An informational and attitudinal survey of delinquent boys revealed a serious lack of basic information regarding commonly used drugs, the body's reaction to drugs, the functioning of the body, as well as fairly strong pro-drug attitudes. The school was viewed as the best place to focus on these problems. (Author/PC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attitudes, Delinquency, Drug Education
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Bolton, Brian; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1984
Compared the ratings of 24 deaf children who judged each other, using a standard sociometric technique, with ratings by their teachers. The correlations between the two sources at four assessment periods replicated previous findings of substantial convergence of teachers' behavioral ratings and children's sociometric scores. (JAC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Congruence (Psychology), Deafness, Peer Evaluation
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Howell, Kenneth W.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1983
Reviews self-control instruction for retarded students and describes a self-recording training procedure. Five moderately retarded adolescents were taught to self-record a training behavior and generalize the self-recording behavior to idiosyncratic behaviors. Subject-observer agreement is reported, along with monitoring effects on the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Change Strategies
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Maher, Charles A. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Evaluated effects of using conduct problem adolescents (N=18) as cross-age tutors for elementary school-aged mentally retarded students. When compared to students who received peer tutoring or group counseling, cross-age tutors improved significantly on social science and language arts grades, and had reduced rates of absenteeism and disciplinary…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Behavioral Objectives
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Plas, Jeanne M.; Cook, Valerie J. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Surveyed school professionals with a variety of psychology and education roles. Identified variables that could capture 75 percent of the variance associated with their desire to work with special education adolescents. Variables included perceptions of quality of special education training, age, sex, and attitudes toward special need adolescents.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attitude Measures, Attitudes, Motivation
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Schloss, Patrick J.; Sedlak, Robert A. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Presents current psychological and educational literature associated with the behavioral characteristics of the mentally retarded adolescent. Discusses empirical constructs including adaptive behavior, motivation, reinforcer effectiveness, locus of control, and social discrimination skills of the mentally retarded. Suggests practical strategies…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Classroom Techniques
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Stewart, David W.; Louisa, Valentino – Psychology in the Schools, 1976
Intelligence and academic achievement scores of 180 emotionally disturbed adolescents were related to the personality profiles via a canonical variate analysis. The emotionally disturbed adolescent who is low in ego strength, tense, guilt prone, sensitive, shy, and submissive tended to be more intelligent and demonstrate higher academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Adolescents, Comparative Analysis
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Sewell, Trevor E.; Martin, Roy P. – Psychology in the Schools, 1976
Patterns of occupational choice and correlates of these patterns were investigated for black male inner-city high school juniors and seniors. The pattern of occupational choice of the sample was distinctly different from the middle class, white normative sample of the occupational scale. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Career Choice, Career Counseling
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Holt, Michael M.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1976
The effects of a token reinforcement program on the classroom behavior of 19 delinquent boys in a correctional institution were investigated. Findings suggest that the use of global, composite measures may mask program effects on important component behaviors. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Change, Classroom Communication, Delinquency
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Maher, Charles A. – Psychology in the Schools, 1981
Describes a procedure for program evaluation of a special education day school. The procedure enables a program evaluator to: (1) identify priority evaluation information needs of a school staff, (2) involve those persons in evaluation design and implementation, and (3) determine the utility of the evaluation for program decision-making purposes.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Change, Decision Making, Educational Planning
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