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ChildandFamilyChildren, Youth and Families Research to Practice

The Not-So-Good News about Teenage Pregnancy
Authors:
Farber, N.
Description: Study about changes in teenage pregnancy statistics.
Citation: Farber, N. (2014). The not-so-good news about teenage pregnancy. Society, 51(3), 282-287. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12115-014-9777-y
Date Posted: April 11, 2016
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A Youth Evaluation of the SCDSS Chafee Independent Living Program in South Carolina
Authors:
Mitchell, M., Vann, L., & Jones, T.
Description: An analysis of the National Youth in Transition database in South Carolina.
Citation: Mitchell, M.B., Vann, L.H., and Jones, T.M. The Center for Child and Family Studies, University of South Carolina, and the South Carolina Department of Social Services (2015). A youth evaluation of the SCDSS Chafee Independent Living Program in South Carolina: An analysis of the National Youth in Transition Database in South Carolina and the Voices and Visions of SC Youth in Transition research study (FY 2014) [White paper]. Retrieved from http://nytdstayconnected.com/images/pdfs/report2014.pdf
Date Posted: April 11, 2016
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Making Connections in Middle-Class Suburbs? Low-Income Mexican Immigrant Young Men, Social Capital, and Pathways to High School Graduation
Authors:
Roth, B.J.
Description: Study about what is needed to get Mexican immigrants to succeed and integrate in high schools.
Citation: Roth, B.J. (2015). Making connections in middle-class suburbs? Low-income Mexican immigrant young men, social capital, and pathways to high school graduation. Journal of Immigrant Refugee Studies,13(4), 321–338. http://doi.org/10.1080/15562948.2014.970321
Date Posted: February 15, 2016
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Globalization, Consumerism, and the Emergence of Teens in Contemporary Vietnam
Authors:
Nguyen, H.
Description: A journal article addressing the transition to a market economy, loosened grip of the Vietnamese government and the emergence of teens as a distinct group in Vietnam.
Citation: Nguyen, H. (2015). Globalization, consumerism, and the emergence of teens in contemporary Vietnam Journal of Social History, 49(1), 4-19. http://doi.org/10.1093.jsh/shv009
Date Posted: October 27, 2015
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The Comorbid and Individual Impacts of Maternal Depression and Substance Dependence on Parenting and Child Behavior Problems
Authors
: Seay, K. D., & Kohl, P. L.
Description: Study to examine the role of comorbid maternal substance dependence.
Citation: Seay, K. D., & Kohl, P. L. (2015). The comorbid and individual impacts of maternal depression and substance dependence on parenting and child behavior problems. Journal of Family Violence, 30(7), 899-910. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-015-9721-y
Date Posted: October, 27, 2015
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Developing School Mental Health Services in Vietnam
Authors: Nguyen, H., Iachini, A., Reitmeier, M., & Scheyett, A.
Description: A presentation focusing on the development of school mental health services in Vietnam.
Citation: Nguyen, H., Iachini, A., Reitmeier, M., & Scheyett, A. (2015, September). Developing school mental health services in Vietnam. 9th World Congress on the Promotion of Mental Health. Columbia, SC.
Date Posted: September 30, 2015
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Realigning Student and Teacher Perceptions of School Rules: A Behavior Management Strategy for Students with Challenging Behaviors
Authors:
Thompson, A. M., & Webber, K. C.
Description: A study to explain how social workers can have a key role in schools to help teachers and students to deal with disruptive behaviors.
Citation:Thompson, A. M., & Webber, K. C. (2010). Realigning student and teacher perceptions of school rules: A behavior management strategy for students with challenging behaviors. Children & Schools, 32(2), 71–79.
Date Posted: April 8, 2015
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Social-ecological Influences on Teen Dating Violence: A Youth Rights and Capabilities Approach to Exploring Context
Authors: Whitaker, M. P., & Savage, T. E.
Description: Study to understand how social-ecological factors influence TDV and if youths and adults differ in their views on TDV in ways that might have implications for TDV programming.
Based on: Whitaker, M. P., & Savage, T. E. (2014). Social-ecological influences on teen dating violence: A youth rights and capabilities approach to exploring context. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 7(3), 163–174.
Date Posted: April 8, 2015
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Ethnic Identity and Mental Health in American Indian Youth: Examining Mediation Pathways through Self-esteem, and Future Optimism
Authors: Smokowski, P. R., Evans, C. B. R., Cotter, K. L., & Webber, K. C.
Description: Study to understand relationships between three potential protective factors—ethnic identity, self-esteem, and future optimism—and mental health among a racially/ethnically diverse group of early adolescents.
Based on: Smokowski, P. R., Evans, C. B. R., Cotter, K. L., & Webber, K. C. (2014). Ethnic identity and mental health in American Indian youth: Examining mediation pathways through self-esteem, and future optimism. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(3), 343–355.
Date Posted: April 8, 2015
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Childhood Instability and Girls’ Delinquency: Role of Changes in Schools, Homes, and Caregivers
Authors:
McLeer, J., & DeHart, D.
Description: This study examines the relationships between delinquency (e.g., substance use, running away) and indicators of childhood instability.
Based on: McLeer, J., & DeHart, D. (2013). Childhood instability and girls’ delinquency: Role of changes in schools, homes, and caregivers. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma,6(1), 74-89.
Date Posted: January 17, 2015
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Integrating a Suicide Prevention Program into a School Mental Health System: A Case Example from a Rural School District
Authors:
Schmidt, R. C., Iachini, A. L., George, M., Koller, J., & Weist, M.
Description: This study proves that integrating suicide prevention program into a SMHS can be of help and certainly is very promising.
Citation: Schmidt, R. C., Iachini, A. L., George, M., Koller, J., & Weist, M. (2014). Integrating a suicide prevention program into a school mental  health system: A case example from a rural school district. Children &  Schools.
Date Posted: December 3, 2014
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Family Influences on female offenders’ substance use: The role of adverse childhood events among incarcerated women
Authors:
Melissa A. Bowles, Dana D. DeHart, Jennifer Reid Webb
Description: This study builds upon a previous examination of incarcerated women. It more closely examines why female criminal offenders begin to develop a reliance on substance use and how this use can lead to other criminal activity.
Citation: Bowles, M. A., DeHart, D. & Webb, J. R. (2012). Family Influences on female offenders’ substance use: The role of adverse childhood events among incarcerated women. Journal of Family Violence, 27, 681–686.
Date Posted: October 2, 2014
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Parent Perceptions of Autism Severity: Exploring the Social Ecological Context
Authors: Robert Hock and Brian K. Ahmedani
Description: This study examines the social & physical environment of families with children who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It also looks how parents perceive their child’s severity of ASD and how that relates to  parent’s mental health, social environment, and physical environment.
Citation: Hock, R. & Ahmendani, B. K. (2012). Parent perceptions of autism severity: Exploring the social ecological context. Disability and Health Journal, 5, 298-304.
Date Posted: October 2, 2014
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Sustaining Use of an Evidence-Based Parenting Intervention: Practitioner Perspectives
Authors: Cheri J. Shapiro, Ronald J. Prinz and Matthew R. Sanders
Description: This quantitative study examines how a parenting program is naturally implemented and how it evolves over time. It identifies variables that affect its development.
Citation: Shapiro, C. J., Prinz, R. J., & Sanders, M. R. (2014). Sustaining use of an evidence-based parenting intervention: Practitioner perspectives. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23(4), 1-10.
Date Posted: October 2, 2014
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