Social Problem-Solving Training with Children: A Guide to Effective Practice
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School-based, social problem-solving (SPS) training with children offers promise both for the prevention and remediation of social maladjustment. This article describes the SPS approach and offers rationales for its integration into the school curriculum. Illustrative SPS programs are next reviewed and compared in terms of relative strengths and application potential. Practical guidelines are offered for conducting of effective SPS interventions jointly by school mental health and teaching staffs. The article concludes with a brief consideration of future applied SPS research directions.
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Citation / Publisher Attribution
Special Services in the Schools, v. 2, issue 4, p. 19-39
Scholar Commons Citation
Gesten, Ellis L. and Weissberg, Roger P., "Social Problem-Solving Training with Children: A Guide to Effective Practice" (1986). Psychology Faculty Publications. 1439.