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Maximizing the Implementation Quality of Evidence-Based Preventive Interventions in Schools: A Conceptual Framework
Increased availability of research-supported, school-based prevention programs, coupled with the growing national policy emphasis on use of evidence-based practices, has contributed to a shift inExpand
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Barriers to children's mental health services.
OBJECTIVE To examine the characteristics associated with barriers to children's mental health services, focusing on the effect of children's psychosocial problems on parents. METHOD Data come fromExpand
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Proximal Impact of Two First-Grade Preventive Interventions on the Early Risk Behaviors for Later Substance Abuse, Depression, and Antisocial Behavior
We assessed the immediate effects of two universal, first-grade preventive interventions on the proximal targets of poor achievement, concentration problems, aggression, and shy behaviors, knownExpand
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Effects of a universal classroom behavior management program in first and second grades on young adult behavioral, psychiatric, and social outcomes.
BACKGROUND The Good Behavior Game (GBG), a method of classroom behavior management used by teachers, was tested in first- and second-grade classrooms in 19 Baltimore City Public Schools beginning inExpand
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A comparison of girls' and boys' aggressive-disruptive behavior trajectories across elementary school: prediction to young adult antisocial outcomes.
Multiple group analysis and general growth mixture modeling was used to determine whether aggressive- disruptive behavior trajectories during elementary school, and their association with youngExpand
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School-based prevention programs can positively impact a range of social, emotional, and behavioral outcomes. Yet the current climate of accountability pressures schools to restrict activities thatExpand
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The Structure and Correlates of Perfectionism in African American Children
This study examined the structure and symptom correlates of perfectionism in a sample of 6th-grade, urban, African American children using the Child and Adolescent Perfectionism Scale (CAPS; Flett,Expand
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Modeling growth in boys' aggressive behavior across elementary school: links to later criminal involvement, conduct disorder, and antisocial personality disorder.
The present study used general growth mixture modeling to identify pathways of antisocial behavior development within an epidemiological sample of urban, primarily African American boys.Expand
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The Relationship Between Perceptions of Neighborhood Characteristics and Substance Use Among Urban African American Adolescents
Although the neighborhood microsystem is recognized as an important domain for adolescent development, relative to the family and peer contexts, neighborhood factors have been understudied inExpand
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Longitudinal Impact of Two Universal Preventive Interventions in First Grade on Educational Outcomes in High School.
This study examined the longitudinal effects of 2 first-grade universal preventive interventions on academic outcomes (e.g., achievement, special education service use, graduation, postsecondaryExpand
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