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School Mental Health

School Mental Health

A Multidisciplinary Research and Practice Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Steven Evans

ISSN: 1866-2625 (print version)
ISSN: 1866-2633 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12310

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Steven W. Evans
Ohio University
Athens, Ohio

Associate Editors:

Michael Kelly, Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Julie Sarno Owens, Ph.D., Ohio University, Athens, OH

Shannon Suldo, Ph.D., University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Kevin Sutherland, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Editorial Board:

Marc Atkins, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, IL

Nathan Blum, M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Catherine Bradshaw, Ph.D., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Elise Cappella, Ph.D., New York University, NY

Sandra Chafouleas, Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Maureen Conroy, Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

George DuPaul, Ph.D, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Steve Elliott, Ph.D., Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

William Erchul, Ph.D., Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Greg Fabiano, Ph.D., University at Buffalo, NY

Andy Frey, Ph.D., University of  Louisville, KY

Vanessa Green, Ph.D., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Judith R. Harrison, Ph.D., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Chryse Hatzichristou, Ph.D., University of Athens, Greece

Mary Louise Hemmeter, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Kimberly Hoagwood, Ph.D., Columbia University, New York, NY

Jessica Hoffman, Ph.D., Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Neil Humphrey, Ph.D., University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Nicholas Ialongo, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Lisa Jaycox, Ph.D., RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA

Debra Kamps, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Nora Katona, Ph.D., Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

Lee Kern, Ph.D., Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Krista Kutash, Ph.D., University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Joshua Langberg, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Stephen Leff, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Aaron Lyon, Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Carrie Masia Warner, Ph.D., New York University, NY

Amori Mikami, Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Matthew P. Mychailyszyn, Ph.D., Towson University, Baltimore, MD

Bonnie K. Nastasi, Ph.D., Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Stacy Overstreet, Ph.D., Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Carl E. Paternite, Ph.D., Miami University, Oxford, OH

Linda Pfiffner, Ph.D.,  University of California, San Francisco, CA

Thomas Power, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Tyler L. Renshaw, Ph.D., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Elizabeth Schaughency, Ph.D., University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Ann Schulte, Ph.D., Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ

Brandon K. Schultz, Ed.D., East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

John Seeley, Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Zewelanji Serpell, Ph.D., Virginia Commonweath University, Richmond, VA

Margaret Sibley, Ph.D., Florida International University, Miami, FL

Russell Skiba, Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Garry Squires, Ph.D., University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Sharon Hoover Stephan, Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

George Sugai, Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Carl Sumi, Ph.D., SRI International, Menlo Park, CA

Robert Volpe, Ph.D., Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Hill M. Walker, Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Mark Weist, Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Howard Wills, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Michelle Woodbridge, Ph.D., SRI International, Menlo Park, CA

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    School Mental Health: A Multidisciplinary Research and Practice Journal is a forum for the latest research related to prevention and treatment practices that are associated with the education system and target children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders. The journal publishes empirical studies, theoretical papers, and review articles from authors representing the many disciplines that are involved in school mental health. Examples of topics include:

    • Innovative school based treatment practices
    • Training procedures
    • Educational techniques for children with emotional and behavioral disorders
    • School-wide prevention programs
    • Medication effects on school behavior and achievement
    • Assessment practices
    • Developmental implications
    • Racial, ethnic and cultural issues
    • School policy
    • Role of families in school mental health
    • Prediction of impairment and resilience
    • Moderators and mediators of response to treatment.
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