Social Skills Across the Life Span

Social skills are critical to psychological adjustment across the lifespan. These skills are necessary for attaining a variety of important social, emotional, and interpersonal goals. Social skill definits and resulting negative social interactions are associated with a wide variety of adjustment problems and psychological disorders. Social Skills across the Life Span: Theory is a comprehensive social skills volume providing in-depth coverage of theory, assessment, and intervention. Divided into three major sections, the volume begins with the definition of social competence, developmental factors, and relations to adjustment. This is followed by coverage of general assessment and intervention issues across the lifespan. In the third section, program developers describe specific evidence-based interventions. Identifies how social skills influence social competence and well being Addresses the full lifespan Reviews methods to assess and intervene with children and adults Details evidence-based interventions for children and adults

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  • Author : Douglas W. Nangle
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 368 pages
  • ISBN : 0128177535
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Social Skills Across the Life Span

Social Skills Across the Life Span
  • Author : Douglas W. Nangle,Cynthia A. Erdley,Rebecca Schwartz-Mette
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 May 2020
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Social skills are critical to psychological adjustment across the lifespan. These skills are necessary for attaining a variety of important social, emotional, and interpersonal goals. Social skill definits and resulting negative social interactions are associated with a wide variety of adjustment problems and psychological disorders. Social Skills across the Life Span: Theory is a comprehensive social skills volume providing in-depth coverage of theory, assessment, and intervention. Divided into three major sections, the volume begins with the definition of social competence,

The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication

The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication
  • Author : Wolfgang Donsbach
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 May 2015
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This concise volume presents key concepts and entries from the twelve-volume ICA International Encyclopedia of Communication (2008), condensing leading scholarship into a practical and valuable single volume. Based on the definitive twelve-volume IEC, this new concise edition presents key concepts and the most relevant headwords of communication science in an A-Z format in an up-to-date manner Jointly published with the International Communication Association (ICA), the leading academic association of the discipline in the world Represents the best and most up-to-date international

Handbook of Social Skills and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Handbook of Social Skills and Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Author : Justin B. Leaf
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 October 2017
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This handbook identifies the various social deficiencies widely associated with children and youth diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It discusses possible causes as well as the lifelong effects if these deficiencies are not addressed. The handbook presents current behavioral and curriculum-based methods for assessing social deficits. Chapters examine the various interventions that have been used to improve social skills and behavior, including video modeling, peer-mediated interventions, and script fading. Chapters also assess various interventions using empirically based procedures, evaluate

Assessment and Intervention Issues Across the Life Span

Assessment and Intervention Issues Across the Life Span
  • Author : Stephanie M.C. Dollinger,Lisabeth F. DiLalla,Stephanie MC Dollinger
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 17 June 2013
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This volume evolved from the second life span development conference held at Southern Illinois University entitled "Assessment and Intervention Across the Lifespan." Providing an overview and consideration of important directions for research in areas of assessment and intervention across the lifespan, the presentations covered a variety of topic areas including social ecology, cultural diversity, attitudes about aging, as well as attention, visual, and linguistic skills. This volume consists of chapters based on the conference presentations as well as additional chapters

Practitioner's Guide to Empirically Based Measures of Social Skills

Practitioner's Guide to Empirically Based Measures of Social Skills
  • Author : Douglas W. Nangle,David J. Hansen,Cynthia A. Erdley,Peter J. Norton
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 16 December 2009
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Social skills are at the core of mental health, so much so that deficits in this area are a criterion of clinical disorders, across both the developmental spectrum and the DSM. The Practitioner’s Guide to Empirically-Based Measures of Social Skills gives clinicians and researchers an authoritative resource reflecting the ever growing interest in social skills assessment and its clinical applications. This one-of-a-kind reference approaches social skills from a social learning perspective, combining conceptual background with practical considerations, and organized

PEERS® for Young Adults

PEERS® for Young Adults
  • Author : Elizabeth A. Laugeson
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 12 January 2017
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PEERS® for Young Adults presents the first evidence-based group treatment program for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as other neurodevelopmental disorders and social challenges. Inside, readers will find a critical step forward in the dissemination of effective behavioral interventions for young adults in the form of 16 engaging group session outlines that are both user-friendly and backed by empirical research. Each session is accompanied by homework assignments and practice suggestions designed to reinforce the group’s understanding of

Foundations of Interpersonal Practice in Social Work

Foundations of Interpersonal Practice in Social Work
  • Author : Brett Seabury,Barbara Seabury,Charles D. Garvin
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 08 October 2010
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This text takes a broad based approach to basic generalist practice methods that emphasize the common elements in working with individuals, families and groups. The goal of the book is to teach social work students how to enhance clients' social functioning by helping them become more proficient in examining, understanding, and resolving clients' social problems. The authors pay special attention to enhancing social justice by working with individuals and families who have been historically oppressed. This edition includes specific integrated

Social Behavior and Skills in Children

Social Behavior and Skills in Children
  • Author : Johnny L. Matson
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 18 September 2009
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That children are capable of pathology—not only such conditions as ADHD and learning disabilities, but also such "adult" disorders as anxiety and depression—stands as a defining moment in psychology’s recent history. Within this recognition is the understanding that the social skills deficits that accompany these disorders must be targeted for assessment and treatment to ensure optimal functioning in school, with peers, and in later transitions to puberty and adulthood. Social Behavior and Skills in Children cuts across

Issues in Psychology and Psychiatry Research and Practice: 2011 Edition

Issues in Psychology and Psychiatry Research and Practice: 2011 Edition
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
  • Release : 09 January 2012
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Issues in Psychology and Psychiatry Research and Practice: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Psychology and Psychiatry Research and Practice. The editors have built Issues in Psychology and Psychiatry Research and Practice: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Psychology and Psychiatry Research and Practice in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and

Handbook of Research on Developing a Post-Pandemic Paradigm for Virtual Technologies in Higher Education

Handbook of Research on Developing a Post-Pandemic Paradigm for Virtual Technologies in Higher Education
  • Author : Loureiro, Sandra Maria Correia,Guerreiro, João
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 25 June 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies, institutions, citizens, and students to rapidly change their behaviors and use virtual technologies to perform their usual working tasks. Though virtual technologies for learning were already present in most universities, the pandemic has forced virtual technologies to lead the way in order to continue teaching and learning for students and faculty around the world. Universities and teachers had to quickly adjust everything from their curriculum to their teaching styles in order to adapt to

Inclusive Physical Activity

Inclusive Physical Activity
  • Author : Susan L. Kasser,Rebecca K. Lytle
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release : 28 June 2022
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Inclusive Physical Activity: A Lifetime of Opportunities helps practitioners bridge the gap between school-based and community-based programs by providing guidelines for planning, assessing, and implementing meaningful inclusive physical activity across the life span.

Teaching Social Skills to Youth

Teaching Social Skills to Youth
  • Author : Tom P. Dowd,Jeff Tierney
  • Publisher : Boys Town Press
  • Release : 28 June 2022
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– respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, fairness, caring, and citizenship.· References to and information from the latest research findings.The book also features the step-by-step component behaviors to 182 skills, from the basic (following instructions and introducing yourself) to the complex (managing stress and resolving conflict). Opening chapters explain the individual and group teaching techniques that enable youth to recognize when, where, or with whom to use a particular skill. The authors also show how to plan skill-based treatment interventions for youth with difficult

Social Skills Training for Children and Youth

Social Skills Training for Children and Youth
  • Author : Craig W. LeCroy
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 28 June 1983
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One of the most complete sources of information on the development of social skills training with youth, this useful volume integrates current research and practice. Practitioners interested in establishing or revising current social service delivery programs for children and adolescents will discover valuable conceptual and programmatic ideas.

Handbook of Positive Youth Development

Handbook of Positive Youth Development
  • Author : Radosveta Dimitrova,Nora Wiium
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 22 October 2021
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This handbook examines positive youth development (PYD) in youth and emerging adults from an international perspective. It focuses on large and underrepresented cultural groups across six continents within a strengths-based conception of adolescence that considers all youth as having assets. The volume explores the ways in which developmental assets, when effectively harnessed, empower youth to transition into a productive and resourceful adulthood. The book focuses on PYD across vast geographical regions, including Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East, Australia, New Zealand,

The Handbook of Communication Skills

The Handbook of Communication Skills
  • Author : Owen Hargie
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 October 2006
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The Handbook of Communication Skills is recognised as one of the core texts in the field of communication. This thoroughly revised and updated third edition arrives at a time of considerable growing interest in this area, with recent research showing the importance of communication skills for success in many walks of life. The book's core principle, that interpersonal communication can be conceptualized as a form of skilled activity, is examined in detail and a comprehensive transactional model of skilled communication