USC University of Southern California

Building Capacity and Welcoming Practices In Military-Connected Schools

Publications

2014

Type Title Suggested Citation
Journal Article
Military and Veteran Families and Children: Policies and Programs for Health Maintenance and Positive Development​. ​
Cozza, S., Lerner, R., & Haskins, R., (2014). Military and Veteran Families and Children: Policies and Programs for Health Maintenance and Positive Development​. ​Social Policy Report. Society for Research in Child Development.
Journal Article
The Building Capacity Project: An Exemplar on Supporting Military-Connected Schools.
Jacobson, L., Atuel, H., Pineda, D. (2014). The Building Capacity Project: An Exemplar on Supporting Military-Connected Schools. ​Intersections in Practice. National Association of Social Workers. Issue No. 7 p. 40-42.
Special Issue
Development and Use of the California Healthy Kids Survey Military Module to Support Students in Military-connected Schools
Gilreath, T.D., Estrada, J.N., Pineda, D., Benbenishty, R., and Astor, R.A. (2014). Development and Use of the California Healthy Kids Survey Military Module to Support Students in Military-connected Schools
Special Issue
Supporting Military-connected Students
Astor, R.A., and Benbenishty, R. (2014). Supporting Military-connected Students: The Role of School Social Work
Special Issue
Military Social Work Field Placement: Analyzing the Time and Activities That Graduate-level Interns Provide to Military-connected Schools
Esqueda, M.C., Cederbaum, J.A., Pineda, D., Malchi, K., Benbenishty, R., and Astor, R.A. (2014). Military Social Work Field Placement: Analyzing the Time and Activities That Graduate-level Interns Provide to Military-connected Schools
Special Issue
Student-Instructor Assessments: Examining the Skills and Competencies of Social Work Students Placed in Military-connected Schools
Cederbaum, J.A., Malchi, K., Benbenishty, R., Esqueda, M.C., Atuel, H., and Astor, R.A. (2014). Student-Instructor Assessments: Examining the Skills and Competencies of Social Work Students Placed in Military-connected Schools
Special Issue
Responding to the Needs of Military Students and Military-connected Schools
De Pedro, K.T., Atuel, H., Esqueda, M.C., Malchi, K., Benbenishty, R., and Astor, R.A. (2014). Responding to the Needs of Military Students and Military-connected Schools: Perceptions and Actions of School Administrators.
Special Issue
Military Parents' Perceptions of Public School Support for Their Children
Berkowitz, R., De Pedro, K.T., Couture, J., Benbenishty, R. and Astor, R. (2014). Military Parents' Perceptions of Public School Support for Their Children

2013

Type Title Suggested Citation
Journal Article Prevalence and Correlates of Victimization and Weapon Carrying Among Military- and Nonmilitary- Connected Youth in Southern California Gilreath, T., Astor, R., Cederbaum, J., Atuel, H., Benbenishty, R. (2013). Prevalence and Correlates of Victimization and Weapon Carrying Among Military- and Nonmilitary- Connected Youth in Southern California. Preventative Medicine.
Journal Article
Well-Being and Suicidal Ideation of Secondary School Students from Military Families
Cederbaum, J., Gilreath, T.D., Benbenishty, R., Astor, R.A., Pineda, D., De Pedro, K.T., Esqueda, M., Atuel, H. (2013). Well-Being and Suicidal Ideation of Secondary School Students from Military Families. Journal of Adolescent Health.
Guidebook
Handbook of Military Social Work
Rubin, A. & Weiss, E.L., Coll, J.E. (Eds.) (2013). Handbook of Military Social Work. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Journal Article The Promotional Role of School and Community Contexts for Military Students Astor, R. A., De Pedro, K. M., Gilreath, T., Esqueda, M. C., & Benbenishty, R. (2013). The Promotional Role of School and Community Contexts for Military Students. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review.
Journal Article Gang membership of California middle school students: Behaviors and attitudes as mediators of school violence Estrada, J. N., Gilreath, T., Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2013). Gang membership of California middle school students: Behaviors and attitudes as mediators of school violence. Health Education Research.
Journal Article Substance Use Among Military-Connected Youth: The California Healthy Kids Survey Gilreath, T. D., Cederbaum, J., Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., Pineda, D., & Atuel, H. (2013). Substance Use Among Military-Connected Youth: The California Healthy Kids Survey American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(2), 150-153.
Journal Article Addressing the High Cost of Student Mobility Jacobson, L. (2013)."Addressing the High Costs of Student Mobility" Harvard Education Letter, Volume 29, Number 2, p. 4-6.
Book Chapters
Military culture and multicultural diversity among military service members: Implications for mental health providers
Yamada, A-M, Atuel, H.R, & Weiss, E. (2013). Military culture and multicultural diversity among military service members: Implications for mental health providers. In F. A. Paniagua & A.M. Yamada (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural mental health: Assessment and treatment of diverse populations (2nd ed., pp. 389-410). Watham, MA: Academic Press
Book Chapters
Children & youth impacted by military service: A school-based perspective
Weiss, E.L. & Coll, J.E. (2013) Children & youth impacted by military service: A school-based perspective. In C. Franklin, M.B. Harris & P. Allen-Mears (Eds.), The School Services Sourcebook: A Guide for School Based Professionals (2nded.) (pp. 695-706). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Book Chapters
Secondary trauma in military social work
Rubin, A. & Weiss, E.L. (2013) Secondary trauma in military social work. In A. Rubin, E.L.Weiss & J.E. Coll (Eds.) Handbook of Military Social Work. (pp. 67-78). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Book Chapters
Theory and practice with military couples and families
Weiss, E.L., DeBraber, T. & Santoyo, A., & Creager, T. (2013) Theory and practice with military couples and families. In A. Rubin, E.L. Weiss & J.E. Coll (Eds). Handbook of Military Social Work (pp. 467-492).Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Book Chapters
Veteran organizations and military family resources
Martin, J.A., Franklin, K., Yarvis, J.S., Coll, J.E. & Weiss, E.L. (2013). Appendix: Veteran organizations and military family resources. In . In A. Rubin, E.L. Weiss & J.E. Coll (Eds.) Handbook of Military Social Work (pp. 493-516).Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Book Chapters Prevention of bullying in schools, colleges,and universities: Research report and recommendations American Education Research Association. (2013). Prevention of bullying in schools, colleges,and universities: Research report and recommendations. Washington, DC: American Education Research Association. (Astor, R co-chair with Espelage, D.).
Journal Article A call for more effective prevention of violence Astor, R.A., Cornell, D.G., Espelage, D.L., Furlong, M.J., Jimerson, S.R., Mayer, M.G. et al. (2013). A call for more effective prevention of violence. The School Psychologist, 67(2), 40- 43.
Journal Article Connecticut School Shooting Position Statement. Journal of School Violence Interdisciplinary Group on Preventing School and Community Violence (2013): December 2012 Connecticut School Shooting Position Statement. Journal of School Violence, 12(2), 119- 133.
Op-Ed Military social work Weiss, E.L., Daley, J.G. & DeBraber, T. (2013, May 28), Military social work. In E.J. Mullen (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Social Work. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Op-Ed An exit interview helps kids PCS Jacobson, L. (2013). An exit interview helps kids PCS. Military.com. Retrieved from http://www.military.com/spouse/military-education/military-children-education/an-exit-interview-helps-kids-pcs.html?col=7000023044354&comp=7000023044354&rank=2

2012

Type Title Suggested Citation
Book Chapters
An overview of best violence prevention practices in schools
Marachi, R., Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2012). An overview of best violence prevention practices in schools. In C. Franklin, M. B. Harris, & P. A. Meares (Eds.), The school services sourcebook (2nd edition). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Guidebook The Pupil Personnel Guide for Supporting Students from Military Families Astor, R. A., Jacobson, L., Benbenishty, R., Pineda, D., Atuel, H., Gilreath, T., Wong, M., De Pedro, K. M., Esqueda, M. C., & Estrada, J. N. (2012). A pupil personnel guide to creating supportive schools for military students. New York: Teachers College Press
Guidebook The School Administrator's Guide for Supporting Students from Military Families Astor, R. A., Jacobson, L., Benbenishty, R., Atuel, H., Gilreath, T., Wong, M., De Pedro, K. M., Esqueda, M. C., & Estrada, J. N. (2012). A school administrator’s guide to creating supportive schools for military students. New York: Teachers College Press
Guidebook The Teacher's Guide for Supporting Students from Military Families Astor, R. A., Jacobson, L., Benbenishty, R., Atuel, H., Gilreath, T., Wong, M., De Pedro, K. M., Esqueda, M. C., & Estrada, J. N. (2012). A teacher’s guide to supporting military students in the classroom. New York: Teachers College Press
Guidebook The Military Family's Parent Guide for Supporting Your Child in School Astor, R. A., Jacobson, L., Benbenishty, R., Cederbaum, J., Atuel, H., Gilreath, T., Wong, M., De Pedro, K. M., Esqueda, M. C., & Estrada, J. N. (2012). A military parent’s guide to supporting their children in School. New York: Teachers College Press
Book Chapter School Violence Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., & Estrada, J.N. (2008). School violence (pp. 7-14). In T. Mizrahi & L. E. Davis (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Work, 20th Edition. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Book Chapter Monitoring the mental health of every child and every urban school for PTSD and it's impact on academics: The case of Nahariya during the second Lebanon war (In Press) Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., Meyer, H., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Brom, D., Baum, N., & Shiff,M. (in press). Monitoring the mental health of every child and every urban school for PTSD and it’s impact on academics: The case of Nahariya during the second Lebanon war. In K.S. Gallagher, D. Brewer, D., R. Goodyear, & E. Bensimon (Eds.) International handbook of research in urban education. New York: Taylor & Francis.
Book Chapter Childrens’ Victimization in School Benbenishty R, & Astor R.A (in press). Childrens’ Victimization in School (In Press). In: A.C. Michalos (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research. Springer, Dordrecht.
Book Chapter Evidence-based violence prevention programs and best implementation practices Marachi, R., Astor, R. A., & Benbenishty, R. (2012). Evidence-based violence prevention programs and best implementation practices. In C. Franklin, M. B. Harris & P. A. Meares (Eds). The School Services Sourcebook: A Guide for School-Based Professionals. 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press.
Book Chapter Monitoring school violence in Israel, National studies and Beyond: Implications for theory, practice, and policy Benbenishty, R., & Astor, R.A. (2012). Monitoring school violence in Israel, National studies and beyond: Implications for theory, practice, and policy. In S.R. Jimerson, A.B. Nickerson, M.J. Mayer & M.J. Furlong (Eds). Handbook of school violence and school safety: International research and practice, Second Edition (pgs. 191-202). New York: Routledge
Book Chapter Violence in schools: Part 1 Pitner, R.O., Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R. (in press).Violence in schools: Part 1. In P.A. Meares (Ed.) Social work services in schools, 7th edition. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Book Chapter The influence of the Second Lebanon-Israeli War on Israeli students in urban school settings: Findings from the Nahariya District-wide screening process Astor, R.A., Meyer-Reynolds, H., Benbenishty, R., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Brom, D., Baum, N., & Shiff, M., & De Pedro, K. (2012). The influence of the second Lebanon-Israeli War on Israeli Students in urban school settings: Findings from the Nahariya District-wide screening process. In K.S. Gallagher, R. Goodyear, D. Brewer, & R. Rueda (Eds.) Urban education: A model for leadership and policy, (pgs. 218-240). New York, NY: Routledge
Book Chapter Making the case for an international perspective on school violence: Implications for theory research policy and assessmentBenbenishty, R., & Astor, R.A. (2012). Making the case for an international perspective on school violence: Implications for theory, research, policy, and assessment . In S.R. Jimerson, A.B. Nickerson, M.J. Mayer & M.J. Furlong (Eds). Handbook of school violence and school safety: International research and practice, Second Edition (pgs 15-26). New York, NY: Routledge
Book Chapters
Children and youth impacted by military service: A school-based resilience building behavioral health perspective
Weiss, E. (2012). Children and youth impacted by military service: A school-based resilience building behavioral health perspective. In C. Franklin, M. B. Harris, & P. A. Meares (Eds.), The school services sourcebook (2nd edition). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Journal Article School variables as mediators of the effect of personal and family factors on school violence in Taiwanese junior high schools Chen, J.K. & Astor, R.A. (2012). School variables as mediators of the effect of personal and family factors on school violence in Taiwanese junior high schools. Youth & Society, 44(2), 175-200
Journal Article School students posttraumatic symptoms, substance abuse and involvement in violence in the aftermath of war Schiff, M., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Benbenishty, R., Brom, D., Baum, N., & Astor, R.A. (2012). School students posttraumatic symptoms, substance use and violence perpetration in the aftermath of war. Social Science and Medicine. 75(7), 1321-8
Journal Article A call to duty: Educational policy and school reform addressing the needs of children from military families Esqueda, M. C., Astor, R. A., & De Pedro, K. M. T. (2012). A Call to Duty: Educational Policy and School Reform Addressing the Needs of Children From Military Families. Educational Researcher, 41(2), 65-70.
Journal Article The children of military service members: Challenges, resources, and future educational research De Pedro, K.T., Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R, Estrada, J.N., Smith, G.A., & Esqueda, M.C. (2012). The children of military service members: Challenges, resources, and future educational research. Review of Educational Research, 81, 566-618.
Op-Ed Child maltreatment in military families: Risk & resilience factors Weiss, E.L. & DeBraber, T. (Fall 2012) Child maltreatment in military families: Risk & resilience factors. National Association of Social Work (NASW), Child Welfare Specialty Issue Newsletter. Washington DC: NASW.
Op-Ed Military families, effects of combat and deployment Weiss, E.L. & Santoyo, A. (2012). Military families, effects of combat and deployment. In C. R.Figley (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Trauma: An Interdisciplinary Guide (p. 385-389). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Op-Ed Childhood traumatic stress Weiss, E.L.& Reda, O. (2012). Childhood traumatic stress. In C. R. Figley (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Trauma: An Interdisciplinary Guide (p. 85-89). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Op-Ed Building better schools for troops’ kids Thompson, M. (2012, October). Building better schools for troops’ kids. Retrieved from http://nation.time.com/2012/10/18/building-better-schools-for-troops-kids/
Op-Ed Making Universities and Colleges More Military Friendly Astor, R.A. Making Universities and Colleges More Military Friendly (2012, October). Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ron-avi-astor/veterans-college- education-_b_1958796.html
Op-Ed Will candidates let returning troops fall off the fiscal cliff? Astor, R.A. Will candidates let returning troops fall off the fiscal cliff? (2012, October). CNN. Retrieved from http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/03/opinion/astor-vets-candidates/index.html?hpt=op_t1
Op-Ed Educational opportunity for military children Astor, R.A. Educational opportunity for military children (2012, March). Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ron-avi-astor/military-children-education_b_1386074.html

2011

Type Title Suggested Citation
Book Chapter No school left behind: Merging Israel’s national academic and school safety monitoring system and matching data-driven interventions for each school Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., Shadmy, H., Raz, T., Algersy, E., Zeharia, M., Ratner, D., & De Pedro, K. (2011). No school left behind: merging Israel’s national academic and school safety monitoring system and matching data-driven interventions for each school (Chapter 8). In J.S. Hoffman , L. Knox & R. Cohen (Eds.) Beyond Suppression: Global Perspectives on Youth Violence (Part of Global Crime and Justice. Graeme R. Newman, Series Editor). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.
Book Chapter A City-Wide School-Based Model for Addressing the Needs of Children Exposed to Terrorism and War (Chapter 13) Pat-Horenczyk, R., Brom, D., Baum, N., Benbenishty, R., Schiff, M., & Astor, R.A. (2011). A City-Wide School-Based Model for Addressing the Needs of Children Exposed to Terrorism and War (Chapter 13). In V. Ardino (Ed.). Post-traumatic syndromes in children and adolescents. London UK. Wiley/Blackwell Press.
Journal Article The children of military service members: Challenges, resources, and future educational research De Pedro, K., Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R, Estrada, J.N., Smith, G.A., & Esqueda, M.C. (2012). The children of military service members: Challenges, resources, and future educational research. Review of Educational Research, 81, 566-618.
Journal Article Assessing school victimization in the United States, Guatemala, and Israel: Cross-cultural psychometric analysis of the School Victimization Scale Green J. Furlong, M., Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R. & Espinoza, E. (2011). Assessing school victimization in the United States, Guatemala, and Israel: Cross-cultural psychometric analysis of the School Victimization Scale. Victims and Offenders, 6(3), 1-16
Journal Article Students’ personal traits, violence exposure, family factors, school dynamics and the perpetration of school violence in Taiwanese elementary schools Chen, J.K. & Astor, R.A. (2011). Students’ personal traits, violence exposure, family factors, school dynamics and the perpetration of school violence in Taiwanese elementary schools. Health Education Research. 26(1), 150-166
Journal Article Putting context into a cultural perspective: Examining Arab and Jewish adolescents’ judgments and reasoning about spousal violence Pitner, R.O., Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R., Haj-Yahia, M., & Zeira A. (2011). Putting context into a cultural Perspective: Examining Arab and Jewish adolescents’ judgments and reasoning about spousal violence. Violence Against Women, 17 (5), 584-602
Journal Article School engagement, risky peer, and student-teacher relationships as mediators of school violence in Taiwanese vocational vs. academically oriented high schools Chen, J. K. & Astor, R.A. (2011). School engagement, risky peer, and student-teacher relationships as mediators of school violence in Taiwanese vocational vs. academically oriented high schools. Journal of Community Psychology, 39(1), 10-30
Journal Article Supervision de la violence en milieu scolaire en Israël Benbenisthy, R., & Astor, R.A., (avril-juin 2011). Supervision de la violence en milieu scolaire en Israël. L'école face au défi de la sécurité : Cahiers de la sécurité, 16, 150-162, Institut national des hautes études de la sécurité et de la justice (INHESJ).
Op-Ed The military child within the public school system Atuel, H.R., Esqueda, M.C., & Jacobson, L. (2011, September). The military child within the public school system. Retrieved from http://cir.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/CIR- Policy-Brief_Sep2011_H.Atuel-M.Esqueda-L.Jacobson.pdf
Op-Ed The Need to Support Students From Military Families Astor, R. A. (2011, June 8). The need to support students from military families. Education Week, 30(33), 27-32
Op-Ed Making sure children from military families are not left behind Astor, R. A. (2011 Commentary). Making sure children from military families are not left behind. Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ron-avi-astor/making-sure-children-in-m_b_849055.html

2010

Type Title Suggested Citation
Book Chapter Violence in Schools Astor, R.A., Benbenishty, R. & Marachi, R. (2010). Violence in schools. In P.A. Meares (Ed.) Social work services in schools, sixth edition. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon
Book Chapter School violence prevention programs Astor, R. A., Benbenishty, R., & Estrada, J. (2010). School violence prevention programs. In B. Fisher & S. Lab (Eds.) Encyclopedia of victimology and crime prevention. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications
Journal Article The military genogram: A solution-focused approach for resiliency building in service members and their families Weiss, E. L. ,Coll, J.E., Gebauer, J., Smiley, K., & Carrillo, E. (2010).The military genogram: A solution-focused approach for resiliency building in service members and their families. The Family Journal: Counseling for Couples and Families 18(4), 395-406.
Journal Article School Violence in Taiwan Examining How Western Risk Factors Predict School Violence in an Asian Culture Chen, J.K. & Astor, R.A. (2010). School Violence in Taiwan: Examining How Western Risk Factors Predict School Violence in an Asian Culture. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25(8), 1388-1410
Journal Article How can we improve school safety research? Astor, R.A., Guerra, N., & Van Acker, R. (2010). How can we improve school safety research? Educational Researcher, 39(1), 69-78
Journal Article Comment améliorer les recherches sur la violence à l'école ? Diversité Ville-École-Intégration, Bouffons, fayots et intellos Astor, R.A., Guerra, N., & Van Acker, R. (re-published in French, September 2010). Comment améliorer les recherches sur la violence à l'école? Diversité Ville-École-Intégration, Bouffons, fayots et intellos. De l'influence des pairs, 162. http://www2.cndp.fr/lesScripts/bandeau/bandeau.asp?bas=http://www2.cndp.fr/revueVEI/som162.htm
Journal Article Do adolescents know that they need help in the aftermath of war? Shiff, M., Pat-Horenczyk, R., Benbenishty, R., Brom, D., Baum, N., & Astor, R.A. (2010). Do adolescents know that they need help in the aftermath of war? Journal of Traumatic Stress, 23(5), 657-660