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A systematic evaluation of restorative justice practices: School violence prevention and response

Despite its increasing recognition and use in U.S. schools, a limited amount of research has evaluated the effect of restorative justice (RJ) for school violence prevention and response. To date, there is no standardized method for RJ implementation. …

Developing a measure to evaluate perceptions of team meetings in schools

School-based teams are a core method for stakeholder collaboration and coordination. Although school teams are responsible for making numerous decisions, a limited number of measures exist to support the evaluation of these meetings, none of which …

Effects of a class-wide positive peer reporting intervention on middle school student behavior

Class-wide behavioral interventions are a feasible and effective method to support the behavior of all students. In six peer-reviewed studies, Tootling, a class-wide intervention that combines positive peer reporting with an interdependent group …

Evaluating the fit of the ecological framework for implementation variables

Many teachers struggle to deliver interventions with sufficient treatment integrity, perhaps due to implementation variables that mediate or moderate treatment integrity. Potential implementation variables have frequently been conceptualized in …

Preregistration in single-case design research

To draw informed conclusions from research studies, research consumers need full and accurate descriptions of study methods and procedures. Preregistration has been proposed as a means to clarify reporting of research methods and procedures, with the …

Identifying critical components of classroom management implementation

Research suggests that class-wide academic engagement can be improved by research-based classroom management. However, teachers struggle to implement classroom management consistently and may need ongoing support. Identifying critical components of …

Meta-analytic evaluation of FRIENDS: A rejoinder of Barrett, Cooper, Stallard, Zeggio, and Gallegos-Guajardo (2017)

The following paper provides a response to the recent critique of our review of the FRIENDS For Life anxiety prevention and intervention program. In their critique, Barrett, Cooper, Stallard, Zeggio, & Gallegos-Guajardo (2017) expressed concerns on a …

Trends and practices in functional behavior assessments completed by school psychologists

Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) utilize direct and indirect methods to collect data on student behavior to generate a functional hypothesis and drive intervention development. School psychologists are trained to conduct FBAs and use them …

Development and initial evaluation of the measure of active supervision and interaction

Implementation of research-based, Tier 1 behavior management strategies can be monitored to provide data-driven feedback and in support of integrity. The Measure of Active Supervision and Interaction (MASI) was developed to measure four behavior …

Methods matter: A multi-trait multi-method analysis of student behavior

Reliable and valid data form the foundation for evidence-based practices, yet surprisingly few studies on school-based behavioral assessments have been conducted which implemented one of the most fundamental approaches to construct validation, the …