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Young's schema model suggested that childhood adversity may contribute to the development of maladaptive schemas. The research compared different types of childhood maltreatment to determine which was the most significant predictor of early maladaptive schemas in adults. Based on the data provided by 425 individuals, we confirmed that childhood emo...
How do we get to know each other? That is an important question when one looks at the make-up of the United States. We live in a nation filled with diverse groups of people. In every state, there is a myriad of races and ethnic groups, religions, and abilities. The Spader and Rieger (2017) study found that although there was an increase in shared o...
Children and adolescents who experience trauma -- abuse, neglect, and witnessing violence -- can exhibit many behavioral and academic difficulties upon entering school. Often the behavioral and cognitive difficulties are experienced and identified through teacher-student interaction. The behavior can result in either the student being assessed, dia...
The goal of the research was to identify which factor: childhood victimization, concern for appropriateness, and social support would predict relational aggression in young adults. The data suggested that childhood victimization, concern for appropriateness, and social support from friends, family, and supervisors were strong predictors of relation...
Over the last decade, the juvenile justice system has seen a change in the demographics of crime and arrest numbers for female offenders. Between 1997 and 2006, arrest rates for aggravated and simple assault have decreased more for boys than girls (Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention [OJJDP], 2010). In the 1990s and early 2000s, t...
Children and adolescents who experience trauma or adverse childhood experiences (ACE) often develop psychological disorders (Fox, Perez, Cass, Baglivio, & Eps, 2015; White, Lau, & Aalsma, 2016). Although youth of all backgrounds experience some type of adversity, African American children and children from low socioeconomic status display the highe...
The poster revisits the conversation negating the effectiveness of adjudicating juvenile offenders in criminal court.
APA 2019 symposium with individual talks covering media representation of gamers, the queer community, the African-American community, post-traumatic growth in women, and how virtual reality can reduce bias.
Open the discussion of using mental treatment as a diversion for the incarceration of juvenile offenders. Research indicates that the use of evidence based treatment, i.e. Multisystemic Therapy, Functional Family Therapy, and Family Integrated Therapy can decrease recidivism rates over time.