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Accountability in Higher Education and the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards, 2008

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SSD for R: A Comprehensive Statistical Package to Analyze Single-System Data

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The need for statistical analysis in single-subject designs presents a challenge, as analytical methods that are applied to group comparison studies are often not appropriate in single-subject research. SSD for R is a robust set of statistical functions with wide applicability to single-subject research. It is a comprehensive package of statistical tests and produces accompanying   …Continue Reading


Psychometric Properties of the Chinese Cultural Beliefs About Adversity Scale

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Objective: The purpose of the study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Chinese Cultural Beliefs about Adversity scale (CBA). Methods: The CBA was administered in a sample of 275 Chinese parents experiencing economic disadvantage. Results: The CBA was found to be internally consistent. Consistent with the conceptual framework, factor analyses showed that two   …Continue Reading


Psychometric Evaluation of the Chinese Virtues Questionnaire

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Objectives: The present study examined the psychometric properties of the Chinese Virtues Questionnaire (CVQ). The reliability, factor structure, construct validity, and temporal stability of the inventory were examined. Method: A university student sample (n = 878) and a working adult sample (n = 153) were recruited. Participants were asked to complete the paper-and-pencil CVQ and   …Continue Reading


Factors Influencing Worker Morale: Evaluating Provider Demographics, Workplace Environment and Using ESTs

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Objectives: Mental health organizations are strongly encouraged to implement empirically supported treatments (ESTs); however, little is known about their working environments. The present study investigated how provider demographics, workplace environment, and whether ESTs were used affected the worker morale. Method: Frontline workers (N = 1,273) from 55 different programs in a single, large organization completed   …Continue Reading