School Psychology Review

School Psychology Review is a quarterly journal covering mental health and education. It is published by the National Association of School Psychologists. Editorial headquarters are based in Bethesda, Md.

Articles from Vol. 38, No. 2, June

Comparison of the Relationship between Words Retained and Intelligence for Three Instructional Strategies among Students with Below-Average IQ
Abstract. The current study replicated MacQuarrie, Tucker, Burns, and Hartman (2002) with a sample of 20 students who had been identified with a disability and had an IQ score that was between 1 and 3 standard deviations below the normative mean. Each...
Curriculum-Based Measurement of Oral Reading: Standard Errors Associated with Progress Monitoring Outcomes from DIBELS, AIMSweb, and an Experimental Passage Set
Abstract. There are relatively few studies that evaluate the quality of progress monitoring estimates derived from curriculum-based measurement of reading. Those studies that are published provide initial evidence for relatively large magnitudes of...
General and Specific Effects on Cattell-Horn-Carroll Broad Ability Composites: Analysis of the Woodcock-Johnson III Normative Update Cattell-Horn-Carroll Factor Clusters across Development
Abstract. Many school psychologists focus their interpretation on composite scores from intelligence test batteries designed to measure the broad abilities from the Cattell-Horn-Carroll theory. The purpose of this study was to investigate the general...
Getting the Best Return on Your Screening Investment: An Analysis of the Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire and Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale
Abstract. Data from 64 adolescent inpatients admitted for serious suicidal ideation, 50 adolescent inpatients admitted following a suicide attempt, and 56 randomly selected high school control participants were used to evaluate the sensitivity, specificity,...
Putting It All Together: Implications for School Psychology
The seminal New Zealand Christchurch Health and Development Study followed a cohort of babies born in 1977 for 25 years. Based on data from over 1,000 members of the original sample, researchers identified individual, family, and other correlates of...
School and Community Violence and Victimization as Predictors of Adolescent Suicidal Behavior
Abstract. This study examined the extent to which violent behavior and peer victimization were associated with suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts in a nationally representative sample of 11,113 adolescents who completed the 2005 Youth Risk Behavior...
School-Based Suicide Prevention: Research Advances and Practice Implications
The problem of adolescent suicide has vexed and perplexed social scientists for more than a century. Meeting in his living room in 1910, Sigmund Freud chaired a discussion among a distinguished panel of interdisciplinary scholars from the Vienna Psychoanalytic...
Suicide Prevention in Schools as Viewed through the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicidal Behavior
I have proposed a new theory of suicidal behavior--the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior (Joiner, 2005)--which attempts to answer the question "Why do people die by suicide?" In this commentary, I briefly describe the theory,...
Suicide Prevention Programs in the Schools: A Review and Public Health Perspective
Abstract. The purpose of this article is to provide a comprehensive review of school-based suicide prevention programs from a public health perspective. A literature review of empirical studies examining school-based suicide prevention programs was...
The Sustained Reduction of Youth Suicidal Behavior in an Urban, Multicultural School District
Abstract. An 18-year longitudinal case study of the suicide rates of students attending a large, urban, multicultural school district between 1989 and 2006 is described. The high rate of suicide (5.5 per 100,000 students ages 5-19) in the district...
Youth Suicidal Behavior: An Introduction and Overview
Abstract. Youth suicidal behavior continues to be a significant national problem in need of urgent attention by school personnel. The purpose of this introductory article to the special series is to provide an overview of youth suicidal behavior, including...
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