Teaching Social Skills to Youth: An Easy-to-Follow Guide to Teaching 183 Basic to Complex Life Skills (With CD) 3ed
Tom Dowd and Jeff Tierney
A Step-by-Step Guide to 183 Basic to Complex Skills Plus Helpful Teaching Techniques
Boys Town's trademark manual, offering the step-by-step component behaviors to 183 skills. The skills range from basic to complex, and have been updated, removing several obsolete skills and adding skills to match challenges today's youth face. The manual still offers hallmark treatment examples, demonstrating how and when to teach the skills; but also incorporates references to and information from the latest research findings. The 3rd edition incorporates multi-tiered approaches to social and emotional learning, as well as how the skills relate to executive function.The authors show how to plan skill-based treatment interventions for youth with difficult problems such as substance abuse, aggression, running away, depression, or attention deficits.
A CD-ROM that helps readers search for social skills by title, category, or problem behaviour and allows you to print copies of social skill steps for display
New information on how to help youth generalize the use of individual skills to varied social situations
An index that cross-references the 182 skills to the Six Pillars of Character – respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, fairness, caring, and citizenship
References to and information from the latest research findings
Teaching Social Skills is an ideal resource in the classroom. It’s also a perfect companion to Treating Youth with DSM-IV Disorders: The Role of Social Skill Instruction.
Published 2016, 310 pages, A4 Paperback + CD