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#1Vaida Kazlauskaite (UMN: University of Minnesota)
#2Jacqueline Braughton (UMN: University of Minnesota)H-Index: 1
Last. Rachel G. Lucas-Thompson (CSU: Colorado State University)H-Index: 14
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Abstract Site-based youth mentoring programs provide a unique context for positive youth development. Conceptually, youth derive benefit not only from the mentor alliance (i.e., youth’s feelings of compatibility with the mentor and satisfaction with the mentoring relationship), but also from their sense of belonging within the program. Using an exploratory sequential mixed-methods design, the purpose of this study was to illustrate the lived experiences of youth engaged in a site-based mentoring...
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Last. Lina P. Maldonado (University of Zaragoza)H-Index: 1
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Abstract In this research we analysed 515 cases of Spanish households who lost their homes or were at risk of losing them as a result of mortgage arrears, in the midst of the serious economic crisis that hit Spain between 2008 and 2013. In the cases we examined a large number of children were evicted from their homes, with a high inherent risk of housing-related neglect. We assessed the main factors behind this risk of child neglect amongst families caught up in judicial eviction proceedings. Th...
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Abstract This analysis examines the relationship between participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and school readiness skills, specifically in early reading, early math, and approaches to learning skills, among low-income children in their preschool to kindergarten-entry years. We also investigate whether this relationship differs depending on depth of household poverty. By using wave 3 and kindergarten-entry wave from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study Birth Coh...
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#1Camille Roy (UdeM: Université de Montréal)
#2Julien Morizot (UdeM: Université de Montréal)H-Index: 13
Last. Steve Geoffrion (UdeM: Université de Montréal)H-Index: 4
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Abstract Restraint and seclusion (R&S) are two types of interventions residential workers can use to manage aggressive behaviors in youth residential treatment centers (RTC). Factors related to the environment, children, and residential workers have all been associated with their use. Although research in psychiatric settings has shown a relationship between social climate and the use of R&S, no similar studies have been conducted in RTC. The first objective of this paper was to assess the exten...
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#1Chenchen Ouyang (CCNU: Central China Normal University)
#2Dongping Li (CCNU: Central China Normal University)H-Index: 8
Last. Yanhui Wang (Jiaying University)H-Index: 8
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Abstract Although cyber victimization (CV) is an important risk factor for adolescent tobacco and alcohol use (TAU), little is known about the underlying mediating and moderating mechanisms. The purpose of the present study was to address this gap by examining the mediating role of positive smoking/drinking expectancies and the moderating role of perceived social support and effortful control. The participants included 1145 Chinese adolescents (Mage = 14.83 years, SD = 1.47). They provided self-...
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#1Xiu-Juan YangH-Index: 4
#2Cui-Ying FanH-Index: 8
Last. Zongkui ZhouH-Index: 11
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Abstract Background Sleep quality plays a crucial role in children’s physical and mental health. Prior research has documented that parenting styles are closely associated with children’s sleep quality. However, the psychological processes underlying this relationship are less investigated. Objective Based on parental acceptance-rejection theory and the psychobiological inhibition model of insomnia, the current study aimed to examine the mediating roles of mindfulness and loneliness in the assoc...
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Last. Roy K. Chen (University of Texas at Austin)H-Index: 4
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Abstract The parent-school partnership serves as the foundation for attaining educational success for foster children with therapeutic needs. This authors adopt Christenson & Sheridan’s 4 A’s contextual process to present the conditions and actions required to launch effective partnerships. The school environment can be a haven for treatment foster children to build social connections, develop academic skills, and experience measures of achievement that promote confidence and efficacy. In order ...
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#1Chenlu YangH-Index: 2
#2Xiaoli LiuH-Index: 2
Last. Hong ZhouH-Index: 13
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Abstract Background Left-behind children (LBC) are a vulnerable group in rural China, and violent discipline is a noteworthy problem all over the world. However, violent disciplinary behaviors towards LBC had been less studied. This study aimed to explore the associations between left-behind status and violent discipline. Methods A cross-sectional study with a multistage sampling method was conducted among 3409 children aged 1–4 years in 20 counties of rural China. A structured questionnaire was...
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#1Amy M. Salazar (Washington State University Vancouver)H-Index: 9
#2Angelique Day (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 8
Last. Kevin P. Haggerty (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 37
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Abstract Most foster and adoptive caregiver training curricula show limited effectiveness in improving the preparation of foster and adoptive caregivers to care for foster and adoptive children and youth. In 2017, in response to the need for evidence-based and comprehensive training for foster and adoptive parents, the United States Children's Bureau initiated a cooperative agreement to fund the development of the National Training and Development Curriculum for Foster and Adoptive Parents (NTDC...
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#1María Auxiliadora Robles-Bello (University of Jaén)H-Index: 1
#2David Sánchez-Teruel (UCO: University of Córdoba (Spain))H-Index: 1
Abstract Background/Objective: People with Down syndrome (DS) experience anxiety problems more often than the normal population, but there are no adequate screening tests for diagnosis. This study therefore analyses the psychometric properties of the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders in Spanish adolescents with DS. Method: Descriptive statistics and item analysis (N = 412), exploratory factorial analysis (n = 200) and confirmatory (n = 212) and scale reliability analyses were ...
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