Parental perspectives of the role of school factors in school refusal

  title={Parental perspectives of the role of school factors in school refusal},
  author={Trude Havik and E. Bru and S. K. Ertesv{\aa}g},
  journal={Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties},
  pages={131 - 153}
  • Trude Havik, E. Bru, S. K. Ertesvåg
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
  • The aim of this study was to explore parents’ perspectives on the role of school factors in school refusal (SR). Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 17 parents who had experienced SR with their own child. They identified several school factors related to SR. Some of these findings suggest that students who are prone to SR need more predictability and more teachers’ support than they sometimes get in school. Their need for predictability seems to occur particularly during less… CONTINUE READING
    30 Citations

    Paper Mentions

    The Perceptions of Anxiety-related School Absenteeism in Youth: A Qualitative Study Involving Youth, Mother, and Father
    • 2
    • Highly Influenced
    The Experience of Psychiatric Care of Adolescents with Anxiety-based School Refusal and of their Parents: A Qualitative Study.
    • J. Sibéoni, M. Orri, +4 authors A. Révah-Lévy
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry = Journal de l'Academie canadienne de psychiatrie de l'enfant et de l'adolescent
    • 2018
    • 9
    • PDF
    Secondary school practitioners’ beliefs about risk factors for school attendance problems: a qualitative study
    • 1


    Typology of students at risk of dropping out of school: Description by personal, family and school factors
    • 155
    • Highly Influential
    Forms and functions of school refusal behavior in youth: an empirical analysis of absenteeism severity.
    • C. Kearney
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
    • 2007
    • 119
    School refusal and truancy
    • I. Berg
    • Medicine
    • Archives of disease in childhood
    • 1997
    • 49
    • PDF
    Social Relationships and Motivation in Middle School: The Role of Parents, Teachers, and Peers
    • 1,460
    • PDF
    Teacher Influences on Students' Attachment to School
    • 261
    School Characteristics That Influence Student Attendance: Experiences of Students in a School Avoidance Program
    • 79
    • Highly Influential