Rebecca Shearer, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; School, Child Clinical and Community Psychology, 2004

Associate Professor

  • 802 Citations
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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 802 Citations
  • 34 Article
  • 1 Review article
2019

Bidirectional Relationship Between Language Skills and Behavior Problems in Preschool Children From Low-Income Families

Bichay-Awadalla, K., Qi, C. H., Shearer, R. & Carta, J. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
preschool child
low income
Language
language
1 Citation (Scopus)

Language skills, behaviour problems, and classroom emotional support among preschool children from low-income families

Qi, C. H., Zieher, A., Lee Van Horn, M., Shearer, R. & Carta, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Early Child Development and Care.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
Language
Child Behavior
Checklist
Parents
2018

Adapting assessments of child engagement to develop an early childhood consultation model

Williford, A. P., Shearer, R., Bichay, K., Reilly, S. & Downer, J. T., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 56, p. 67-78 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Adjustment
Consultants
Referral and Consultation
Reproducibility of Results
Research
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Using Data-Driven, Video-Based Early Childhood Consultation with Teachers to Reduce Children’s Challenging Behaviors and Improve Engagement in Preschool Classrooms

Downer, J. T., Williford, A. P., Shearer, R., Vitiello, V. E., Bouza, J., Reilly, S. & Lhospital, A., Nov 16 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : School Mental Health. p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Referral and Consultation
video
childhood
Learning
classroom
8 Citations (Scopus)

Validity of the first two subtests of the preschool language assessment scale as a language screener for Spanish-speaking preschool children

Rainelli, S., Shearer, R., Fernandez, V. A., Greenfield, D. & López, M., Mar 1 2017, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 38, p. 10-22 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
preschool child
speaking
Language
language
2016
11 Citations (Scopus)

Centering Predictor Variables in Three-Level Contextual Models

Brincks, A. M., Enders, C. K., Llabre, M., Shearer, R., Prado, G. J. & Feaster, D. J., Dec 6 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Multivariate Behavioral Research. p. 0 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Predictors
Research Personnel
Decision Support Techniques
Hierarchical Data
Multilevel Models
1 Citation (Scopus)

EXTENDING THE VALIDITY OF THE FAMILY INVOLVEMENT QUESTIONNAIRE–SHORT FORM FOR CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE FAMILIES FROM LOW-INCOME BACKGROUNDS

Shearer, R., Bouza, J., Bichay, K., Fernandez, V. A. & Gaona Hernandez, P., Nov 1 2016, In : Psychology in the Schools. 53, 9, p. 911-925 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

low income
construct validity
Caregivers
Statistical Factor Analysis
caregiver
2 Citations (Scopus)
Growth
interaction
number of children
educational practice
ethnicity
2015
6 Citations (Scopus)

The validity of interactive peer play competencies for Latino preschool children from low-income households

Shearer, R., López, L. M. & Mendez, J. L., Sep 1 2015, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 34, p. 78-91 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
preschool child
Hispanic Americans
low income
social competence
2014
9 Citations (Scopus)
mediation
Learning
Structural Models
interaction
teachers' association
12 Citations (Scopus)

Peer Play Interactions and Learning for Low-Income Preschool Children: The Moderating Role of Classroom Quality

Shearer, R., Bell, E. R., Carter, T. M. & Dietrich, S. L. R., Jan 1 2014, In : Early Education and Development. 25, 6, p. 815-840 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
preschool child
low income
Mathematics
Learning
2013
17 Citations (Scopus)

Classroom age composition and rates of change in school readiness for children enrolled in Head Start

Bell, E. R., Greenfield, D. & Shearer, R., Jan 1 2013, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 28, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school readiness
classroom
Preschool Children
preschool child
Research
28 Citations (Scopus)
teacher attitude
Teaching
questionnaire
teacher
science
2 Citations (Scopus)
Family Practice
Education
Preschool Children
Parents
Mothers

Integrating U.S. Federal Efforts to Address the Multifaceted Problems of Children: A Historical Perspective on National Education and Child Mental Health Policies

Zeng, G., Boe, E. E., Shearer, R., Garrett, S. D., Slaughter-Defoe, D., Brown, E. D. & Lopez, B., 2013, In : School Mental Health. 5, 3, p. 119-131 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Health Policy
health policy
Mental Health
mental health
Education
5 Citations (Scopus)

The validity of the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for culturally and linguistically diverse Head Start children

Shearer, R., Fernandez, V. A. & Rainelli, S., 2013, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 28, 4, p. 794-807 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

childhood
Statistical Factor Analysis
construct validity
Preschool Children
low income
2012
17 Citations (Scopus)
Vocabulary
Mathematics
vocabulary
parents
literacy
24 Citations (Scopus)
Learning
teacher
learning
classroom
Social Adjustment
21 Citations (Scopus)

National Profiles of classroom quality and family involvement: A multilevel examination of proximal influences on Head Start children's school readiness

Shearer, R., Wen, X., Faria, A. M., Hahs-Vaughn, D. L. & Korfmacher, J., Nov 19 2012, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 27, 4, p. 627-639 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school readiness
classroom
examination
parents
Child Language
26 Citations (Scopus)

Peer Play Interactions and Readiness to Learn: A Protective Influence for African American Preschool Children From Low-Income Households

Shearer, R., Manz, P. H., Mendez, J. L., Mcwayne, C. M., Sekino, Y. & Fantuzzo, J. W., Sep 1 2012, In : Child Development Perspectives. 6, 3, p. 225-231 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
preschool child
African Americans
low income
interaction
28 Citations (Scopus)
school readiness
low income
classroom
examination
Child Behavior
31 Citations (Scopus)

Preschool interactive peer play mediates problem behavior and learning for low-income children

Shearer, R., Bell, E. R., Romero, S. L. & Carter, T. M., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 33, 1, p. 53-65 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Structural Models
Poverty
Problem Behavior
Research
2011
33 Citations (Scopus)

Behavior problems in learning activities and social interactions in head start classrooms and early reading, mathematics, and approaches to learning

Shearer, R., Fernandez, V., Dominguez, X. & Rouse, H. L., Mar 1 2011, In : School Psychology Review. 40, 1, p. 39-56 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mathematics
Interpersonal Relations
Reading
Learning
mathematics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Complex sample data recommendations and troubleshooting

Hahs-Vaughn, D. L., McWayne, C. M., Shearer, R., Wen, X. & Faria, A. M., Jun 1 2011, In : Evaluation Review. 35, 3, p. 304-313 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survey Data
evaluation
Applied Research
Evaluation
Wealth
13 Citations (Scopus)

Methodological considerations in using complex survey data: An applied example with the head start family and child experiences survey

Hahs-Vaughn, D. L., McWayne, C. M., Shearer, R., Wen, X. & Faria, A. M., Jun 1 2011, In : Evaluation Review. 35, 3, p. 269-303 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

experience
random sample
Head Start
Survey Data
Cohort
52 Citations (Scopus)

Preschool behavior problems in classroom learning situations and literacy outcomes in kindergarten and first grade

Shearer, R. & Fantuzzo, J. W., Jan 1 2011, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 26, 1, p. 61-73 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning situation
kindergarten
school grade
literacy
Learning
33 Citations (Scopus)
low income
Learning
classroom
examination
learning
2010
23 Citations (Scopus)

Relations between behavior problems in classroom social and learning situations and peer social competence in head start and kindergarten

Shearer, R., Domínguez, X., Bell, E. R., Rouse, H. L. & Fantuzzo, J. W., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. 18, 4, p. 195-210 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning situation
social competence
social situation
kindergarten
classroom
19 Citations (Scopus)

Typology of emotional and behavioral adjustment for low-income children: A child-centered approach

Shearer, R., Fantuzzo, J. W. & McDermott, P. A., Mar 1 2010, In : Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 31, 2, p. 180-191 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Social Adjustment
Preschool Children
Poverty
Cluster Analysis
2008
65 Citations (Scopus)

An Investigation of Classroom Situational Dimensions of Emotional and Behavioral Adjustment and Cognitive and Social Outcomes for Head Start Children

Shearer, R., Fantuzzo, J. W. & McDermott, P. A., Jan 1 2008, In : Developmental Psychology. 44, 1, p. 139-154 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
classroom
interaction
learning
low income
2007
99 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of dimensions of social-emotional classroom behavior and school readiness for low-income urban preschool children

Fantuzzo, J., Shearer, R., McDermott, P. A., McWayne, C., Frye, D. & Perlman, S., Apr 18 2007, In : School Psychology Review. 36, 1, p. 44-62 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school readiness
Preschool Children
preschool child
low income
classroom
2005
75 Citations (Scopus)

An investigation of preschool classroom behavioral adjustment problems and social-emotional school readiness competencies

Fantuzzo, J. W., Shearer, R., Fusco, R. A. & McWayne, C., Sep 13 2005, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 20, 3, p. 259-275 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Adjustment
school readiness
classroom
Learning
Aptitude
2004
25 Citations (Scopus)

Adjustment scales for preschool intervention: Extending validity and relevance across multiple perspectives

Shearer, R. & Fantuzzo, J., Sep 1 2004, In : Psychology in the Schools. 41, 7, p. 725-736 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Adjustment
educational program
childhood
teacher
Temperament
2003
59 Citations (Scopus)

A multivariate analysis of emotional and behavioral adjustment and preschool educational outcomes

Fantuzzo, J., Shearer, R., McDermott, P., Mosca, S. & Lutz, M. N., Jan 1 2003, In : School Psychology Review. 32, 2, p. 185-203 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

multivariate analysis
Multivariate Analysis
staff
Learning
Social Adjustment
50 Citations (Scopus)

Forging strategic partnerships to advance mental health science and practice for vulnerable children

Fantuzzo, J., McWayne, C. & Shearer, R., Jan 1 2003, In : School Psychology Review. 32, 1, p. 17-37 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

health science
Mental Health
mental health
Psychology
Empirical Research