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Social competence and behavior evaluation in children ages 3 to 6 years: The short form (SCBE-30).
The factor structure and scale characteristics of the shortened version ofthe Social Competence and Behavior Evaluation Scale (SCBE; P. J. LaFreniere & J. E. Dumas, 1995) are presented for a QuebecExpand
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Home Chaos: Sociodemographic, Parenting, Interactional, and Child Correlates
We conducted 2 studies to (a) establish the usefulness of the construct of home chaos, (b) investigate its correlates, and (c) determine the validity of the Confusion, Hubbub, and Order Scale (CHAOS)Expand
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The effectiveness of behavioral parent training to modify antisocial behavior in children: A meta-analysis
From 117 studies on the outcome of behavioral parent training (BPT) to modify child antisocial behavior, 26 controlled studies met criteria for inclusion in a meta-analysis. Results support theExpand
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Mindfulness-Based Parent Training: Strategies to Lessen the Grip of Automaticity in Families With Disruptive Children
  • J. Dumas
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical child and adolescent…
  • 1 November 2005
Disagreements and conflicts in families with disruptive children often reflect rigid patterns of behavior that have become overlearned and automatized with repeated practice. These patterns areExpand
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Parenting Stress, Child Behavior Problems, and Dysphoria in Parents of Children with Autism, Down Syndrome, Behavior Disorders, and Normal Development.
Abstract We assessed differences in parental reports of parenting stress, child behavior problems, and dysphoria in 150 families who had children with autism (n = 30), behavior disorders (n = 30),Expand
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From Intent to Enrollment, Attendance, and Participation in Preventive Parenting Groups
Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) to the process of engagement in preventive parenting groups, we tested the ability of family and child measures to predict intent to enroll, enrollment,Expand
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Promoting intervention fidelity. Conceptual issues, methods, and preliminary results from the EARLY ALLIANCE prevention trial.
Fidelity refers to the demonstration that an experimental manipulation is conducted as planned. In outcome research, an intervention can be said to satisfy fidelity requirements if it can be shownExpand
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Development and validation of the Preschool Socioaffective Profile.
An analysis of the Preschool Socioaffective Profile (PSP) using a sample of 608 preschoolers revealed high internal consistency, interrater reliability, and stability for the 810-item scales andExpand
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"Balance of power": a transactional analysis of control in mother-child dyads involving socially competent, aggressive, and anxious children.
The authors compared mother-to-child and child-to-mother control exchanges in dyads involving socially competent, aggressive, and anxious children (aged 2.5-6.5 years) observed in a laboratoryExpand
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Predictors of treatment outcome in parent training: Mother insularity and socioeconomic disadvantage.
Etude longitudinale de meres ayant besoin d'une aide psychologique pour leurs enfants presentant des troubles du comportement
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