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2009-05-04 09:45:00

Fathers with mental health disorders might pass the disorders on to their children, researchers announced. University of Oxford experts feel that too much attention has been given to mothers' mental health. Boys specifically are at risk if their fathers suffered from depression or alcoholism. The Oxford research team was unsurprised at the amount of research conducted on mothers as generally they provide the bulk of childcare, especially when the child is young. However, they feel...

2008-07-01 06:00:41

By Caldarella, Paul Young, Ellie L; Richardson, Michael J; Young, Benjamin J; Young, K Richard The Systematic Screening for Behavior Disorders (SSBD), a multistage screening system designed to identify elementary school- age children at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders, was evaluated for use with middle and junior high school students. During SSBD Stage 1, teachers identified 123 students in grades 6 through 9 with characteristics of internalizing and externalizing disorders....

2007-11-29 06:00:00

By Lane, Kathleen Lynne Abstract Three-tiered models have been embraced by many schools to prevent and respond to antisocial behavior. However, many of these three-tiered models are incomplete or underdeveloped. Specifically, little attention has been devoted to studying how to (a) systematically identify students who require more focused secondary interventions and (b) build empirically-validated approaches to meet the behavioral and academic needs of students with or at risk for EBD. This...

2007-01-05 06:16:28

By Gable, Robert A; Bullock, Lyndal M; Evans, William H ABSTRACT: There is increasing evidence that a mismatch exists between the structure of the schools and the cultural, social, and linguistic background of some segments of the school-aged population. This mismatch is often exemplified in the academic and behavioral expectations and performance of some students. In this article, the authors discuss the reciprocal nature and effect that learning and behavioral problems have on students....