Coping Power Dissemination Study: Intervention and Special Education Effects on Academic Outcomes
Lochman, John E., Boxmeyer, Caroline L., Powell, Nicole P., Qu, Lixin, Wells, Karen, Windle, Michael, Behavioral Disorders
This study examines whether a school-based preventive intervention for children with aggressive behavior affects children's academic outcomes when it is implemented by school counselors in a dissemination field trial. The Coping Power program targets empirical risk factors for aggressive behavior and focuses primarily on teaching social and emotional skills rather than directly intervening around academic performance. This study examined the long-term effects (2 years postintervention) of Coping Power on language arts and mathematics grades in 531 children from 57 schools. Prior analyses found that students of counselors who received intensive training in how to …
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Publication information: Article title: Coping Power Dissemination Study: Intervention and Special Education Effects on Academic Outcomes. Contributors: Lochman, John E. - Author, Boxmeyer, Caroline L. - Author, Powell, Nicole P. - Author, Qu, Lixin - Author, Wells, Karen - Author, Windle, Michael - Author. Journal title: Behavioral Disorders. Volume: 37. Issue: 3 Publication date: May 2012. Page number: 192+. © Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders Feb 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.