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Educational Psychology

Wayne State University

Theses/Dissertations

2018

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The Perceived Barriers And Facilitators Of Therapeutic Work With Arab Clients: Examining Therapists’ Attitudes Towards Stigma And Recovery From Mental Illness, Nadia Habhab Jan 2018

The Perceived Barriers And Facilitators Of Therapeutic Work With Arab Clients: Examining Therapists’ Attitudes Towards Stigma And Recovery From Mental Illness, Nadia Habhab

Wayne State University Dissertations

This study examined the barriers and facilitators of working with Arab Americans in a treatment capacity from the perspective of the Arab American therapist. Participants were asked about the practice strategies as well as resources available to them when working with this unique population during a semi-structed face to face interview. The impact of stigma and recovery was also assessed. This research study employed a qualitative design approach to address the research questions. Participants were sampled from a community mental health center located within Metro- Detroit; one of the largest concentrations of Middle Eastern/Arab and Chaldean in the United ...


Predicting Adolescent Academic Achievement: The Role Of Intrapersonal And Risk Behavior Factors, Stefanie Gill Scalcucci Jan 2018

Predicting Adolescent Academic Achievement: The Role Of Intrapersonal And Risk Behavior Factors, Stefanie Gill Scalcucci

Wayne State University Dissertations

There is a large body of research that shows moderate to strong correlations between academic achievement and various inter- and intra-personal variables. The aim of this study was to develop a model that explains the most variance and best predicts academic achievement in adolescence. Specifically, executive functioning, achievement goal orientation, academic self-efficacy, future orientation, and hope, from the cognitive domain, as well as school risk behaviors, social risk behaviors, loneliness, and mattering from the social domain were examined. Participants included 210 high school students (93 females, 117 males) from an agricultural school district in southeastern Michigan. In an aggregate model ...


Sibling Victimization Predicted By Parent And Sibling Related Factors And Resilience As A Moderator Of Predicted School Engagement, Seth Roseman Jan 2018

Sibling Victimization Predicted By Parent And Sibling Related Factors And Resilience As A Moderator Of Predicted School Engagement, Seth Roseman

Wayne State University Dissertations

The topic of bullying has been a focus of research for many decades. Largely conceptualized as a social phenomenon, research has been predominantly executed in the school or large group environments. More recent research has shifted the focus to the home environment. However, few studies have included both parent and sibling factors as predictors of victimization. The purpose of this study was to (1) examine correlations between victimization and perpetration at home and victimization and perpetration at school, (2) identify significant parent and sibling characteristics as predictors of sibling victimization, and (3) understand if resilience moderates the relationship between being ...