Skillstreaming - Early Childhood: A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills

By: Research Press  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Managing Behavior

NEW!
Program Book
Skillstreaming in Early Childhood
A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills
Dr. Ellen McGinnis 8½×11, 352 pages
ISBN: 978-0-87822-654-2
Item 5187, $44.95
The widely acclaimed approach developed by Dr. Arnold P. Goldstein and colleagues, now in 8½×11 format with reproducible skill outlines, skill homework reports, and program forms. Now includes forms CD.

Skillstreaming in Early Childhood employs a four-part training approach—modeling, role-playing, performance feedback, and generalization—to teach essential prosocial skills to preschool and kindergarten-age children. This book provides a complete description of the Skillstreaming program, with instructions for teaching 40 prosocial skills.

Part 1: Skillstreaming Program Content and Implementation

Chapters on effective Skillstreaming arrangements, Skillstreaming teaching procedures, refining skill use, teaching for skill generalization, managing behavior problems, Skillstreaming in the school context, and more.

Part 2: Skill Outlines and Homework Reports

Skill outlines are handy one-page summaries for each skill, including skill steps, guidelines for skill instruction, and suggested situations for modeling displays. Homework reports list skill steps and guide students in practicing the skills and evaluating skill use outside the Skillstreaming group.

(Adobe Acrobat required).

Skill Areas

  • Beginning Social Skills
  • School-Related Skills
  • Friendship-Making Skills
  • Dealing with Feelings
  • Alternatives to Aggression
  • Dealing with Stress

Appendixes provide all program forms needed to ensure a successful Skillstreaming intervention, plus leader and observer checklists to ensure program integrity.

The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011

Keywords: Managing Behavior

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