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  • 1979
  • The Social Decision Making/Problem Solving (SDM) program, originally known as the Improving Social Awareness-Social Problem Solving Program, was developed in 1979 as a collaborative effort among professionals from a wide variety of disciplines, including teachers and school administrators of Middlesex Borough, N.J. (crimesolutions.gov)
  • cognitive
  • Part of Penny's collaborative work has been the development of novel pre-school measures of phonology and social cognitive skills and the standardisation of a UK version of a well-established parental report measure of early vocabulary for hearing and deaf BSL users. (city.ac.uk)
  • The SDM program uses an extended version of the Interpersonal Cognitive Problem-Solving (ICPS) framework. (crimesolutions.gov)
  • The ICPS framework is founded on the belief that interpersonal cognitive problem-solving skills are an essential component of one's adjustment throughout his or her life. (crimesolutions.gov)
  • examines
  • Best's anthology examines for the first time how diverse social issues--road rage, the metric system, gun control, and abortion are among those included--migrate across national boundaries, modifying themselves from place to place as a result of different claims, claimsmakers, and policy responses. (routledge.com)
  • Law Professor Richard Thompson Ford examines abuses of the so-called "race card" while looking at wider problems of institutional racism. (npr.org)
  • students
  • The school not only continues to hire more administrators many of whom the professors indict as having no visible value in improving the education for students bankrupting themselves to register for classes but shamelessly increases the salaries of the academic administrative class. (softpanorama.org)
  • The readiness phase focuses on developing students' self-control skills, as well as their group participation and social awareness skills. (crimesolutions.gov)
  • Finally, the application phase, which takes place during the second half of the school year, utilizes the skills developed during the instructional phase and integrates them into the students' social and affective realms. (crimesolutions.gov)
  • The readiness phase has two specific units that are taught to students: a self-control unit and an improving social awareness unit. (crimesolutions.gov)
  • Compared with high school students who graduated in the years just before the recession, students who graduated during the recession were more concerned for others, more interested in social issues and more interested in saving energy and helping the environment. (medindia.net)
  • Students writing dissertations on problems in regional science from around the world are invited to enter the competition, in the spirit of Stan's all-embracing philosophy. (regionalscience.org)
  • Today, professors are teaching students to solve problems, become social entrepreneurs and to think critically. (3blmedia.com)
  • childhood
  • As sociologists began to take greater interest in the problems of childhood, and as children's lives became increasingly medicalized--as some have argued--it is at least in part because of pediatricians' willingness to endorse medical defi nitions for certain social problems and to provide treatment for them. (indigo.ca)
  • Pawluch's underlying concern is that medical professionals have begun to make claims for authority in the definition of what constitutes the social problems of childhood. (indigo.ca)
  • Predictors and outcomes of joint trajectories of callous-unemotional traits and conduct problems in childhood. (duke.edu)
  • psychological
  • The research, published July 11 in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science , focused on survey data collected on high school seniors during three time periods: the global recession (2008-10), just before the recession (2004-06) and the earliest period for which data were available (1976-78). (medindia.net)
  • Healthcare
  • The fifth of the population responsible for 80 per cent of social costs, including crime, benefits and healthcare can be identified as young as three years old, a new study shows. (thametoday.co.uk)
  • transformation
  • With the confluence of grand global problems and digital transformation, the world needs individuals who not only have the desire to make the world better but also the knowledge and skills to do so. (3blmedia.com)
  • Dynamics
  • Jay W. Forrester, an M.I.T. professor, first developed system dynamics in a project for General Electric, and later applied it to global problems. (nytimes.com)
  • Professor Forrester, who grew up on a Nebraska cattle ranch, was working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the 1950s when he developed the field of system dynamics modeling to help corporations understand the long-term impact of management policies. (nytimes.com)
  • System dynamics, he once wrote, "uses computer simulation to take the knowledge we already have about details in the world around us and to show why our social and physical systems behave the way they do. (nytimes.com)
  • Social dynamics of the life course: Transitions, institutions, and interrelations (pp. 211-233). (upenn.edu)
  • Philosophy
  • The annual prize is awarded to author of the best Ph.D. dissertation proposal judged to exemplify the philosophy and approach of Professor Czamanski, as described below. (regionalscience.org)
  • Poverty
  • Poverty related issues are still behind most major problems around the world. (hubpages.com)
  • We will focus on the specific questions for a researcher investigating the impact of poverty and of social circumstances on child health in such a study. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Change
  • It operates under the banner of the Industrial Areas Foundation, he said, which is an umbrella group that helps sponsor local organizations for social change. (baltimoresun.com)
  • people
  • Leaving aside the natural differences among societies and people, the most worrisome problem is the extremely high levels of inequality within most countries. (hubpages.com)
  • There's a new, more aggressive group interested in solving social problems in Howard County called People Acting Together in Howard. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Problems with housing and transportation for lower-income people, along with the lack of shelter for the homeless, are problems Howard County should face more forthrightly, Rodriguez said. (baltimoresun.com)
  • How and why do people engage with social problems and injustices? (ucsc.edu)
  • In fact, a global survey of 8,000 people by MSLGROUP found that many millennials expect employers to address the myriad global problems facing the planet today. (3blmedia.com)
  • People are much more connected to each other today," says Anita McGahan, a professor of strategic management at Toronto's Rotman School of Management. (3blmedia.com)
  • claims
  • Claims concerning one social problem often influence those about another: claimsmakers borrow rhetoric and tactics from one another. (routledge.com)
  • In some cases, experienced claimsmakers join efforts to call attention to other social problems: compelling images (e.g., the threatened child or random violence) link claims about different problems and reactions to one set of claims. (routledge.com)
  • These case studies describe very different processes, ranging from deliberate attempts to disseminate social problem claims to developments that were more inadvertent, from successes in which social problem constructions spread to new countries to failures in which claims were sown, but failed to take root. (routledge.com)
  • August 25, 2008 Are rampant claims of discrimination clouding our discussions of social problems and race? (npr.org)
  • children
  • Very early processing skills as predictors of language, social communication and literacy disorders in school-age children: A follow-up study (2010-11). (city.ac.uk)
  • environmental
  • Publications] Ukai,Teruyoshi: 'The Industrial Waste Problems and the Roll of the Environmental Movements'COMPREHENSIVE URBAN STUDIES. (nii.ac.jp)
  • Health
  • So whatever segment of the health, social or judicial system that you look at, we find a concentration. (thametoday.co.uk)
  • Professor Caspi said: "We can predict this quite well, beginning at age three by assessing a child's history of disadvantage, and particularly their brain health. (thametoday.co.uk)
  • book
  • asks UC Santa Cruz anthropology professor Melissa Caldwell in her new book, "Living Faithfully in an Unjust World: Compassionate Care in Russia. (ucsc.edu)
  • world
  • Jay developed the first model that treated interactions of population, the economy, natural resources, food and pollution in the context of the world as a whole," Professor Sterman said in an interview. (nytimes.com)
  • Over the days and months following the event, anyone from around the world will be able to view streaming video of the symposium, vote on the proposed problems, and, perhaps most important, submit additional problems for consideration and voting. (blogspot.com)
  • Unprecedented amounts of data are being collected and analyzed to solve real-world problems as personal as asthma attacks and as complicated as car accidents, pipeline ruptures and supply chain breakdowns. (3blmedia.com)
  • political
  • Rodriguez said all political candidates are invited, and he hopes for a crowd of about 400 to talk about Howard's poor, the problems they encounter and - more importantly - what should be done about those problems. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Job creation appears insufficient to narrow the widening gap between the rich and poor, further driving social and political instability. (3blmedia.com)
  • instructional
  • The instructional phase includes an eight-step problem-solving procedure and stresses the importance of initiative in producing positive resolutions, both of which take place during the first half of the year. (crimesolutions.gov)
  • technology
  • A Technology of Governmentality: The 'Social' Divides Clients into 'Deserving' and 'Undeserving' Groups and Rations Resources. (wiley.com)
  • But these problems aren't insurmountable - if we connect the social mindset of young workers to the power of technology. (3blmedia.com)