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Empirically Supported Social Skills Interventions

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Most students who are identified as being at risk of, or classified as having, an emotional disturbance, display social skills deficits. In fact, the current definition for emotional disturbance in ... More


Primate Social Cognition: Thirty Years After Premack and Woodruff

Alexandra G. Rosati, Laurie R. Santos, and Brian Hare

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter addresses two aspects of primate social cognition—understanding of intentional, goal-directed action, and understanding perceptions, knowledge, and beliefs—focusing on the newest ... More


Microfoundations

Neil Fligstein and Doug McAdam

in A Theory of Fields

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199859948
eISBN:
9780199951178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859948.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter articulates the microfoundation for the theory. The first half sketches a bare-bones perspective on the distinctive essence of human sociability. It reviews the current literature on the ... More


Why Johnny Needs Help: The Most Common Clinical Issues School Social Workers Face

Michael S. Kelly

in The Domains and Demands of School Social Work Practice: A Guide to Working Effectively with Students, Families, and Schools

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195343304
eISBN:
9780199863945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343304.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In the Illinois survey sample, school social workers reported dealing with social skills deficits, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and anxiety most often in their practices. These ... More


Design and Utility of Life Skills Groups in Schools

David R. Dupper

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the use of social skills training (SST) groups as a preventive or remedial intervention with children and youth. It begins with a discussion of social competence as a ... More


Change and Stability in Strategic Action Fields

Neil Fligstein and Doug McAdam

in A Theory of Fields

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199859948
eISBN:
9780199951178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859948.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter systematically explores the topic of stability and change in strategic action fields. The discussion covers current debates on the nature of social change in strategic action fields, the ... More


Dynamic Systems and the Quest for Individual-Based Models of Change and Development

Paul van Geert and Kurt W. Fischer

in Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300598
eISBN:
9780199867165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300598.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the question of how dynamic systems theory can be fruitfully applied to the development of the kind of phenomena and variables that have been of interest for a long time. ... More


Play and Autism: Facilitating Symbolic Understanding

MELISSA ALLEN PREISSLER

in Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder characterized by impairments in three discrete domains: communication, social abilities, and imagination (resulting in repetitive interests and behavior). ... More


Two. The Evidence for Playful Learning in Preschool

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E. Berk, and Dorothy G. Singer

in A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool: Presenting the Evidence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195382716
eISBN:
9780199893522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382716.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter presents evidence that play and playful learning enhance academic, social, and emotional outcomes in preschool. Compared to drill-and-practice, playful learning engages and motivates ... More


Depression

JACQUELINE CORCORAN and JANE HANVEY PHILLIPS

in Building Strengths and Skills: A Collaborative Approach to Working with Clients

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195154306
eISBN:
9780199864287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154306.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses how to apply the strengths- and skills-building model to the problem of depression with an emphasis on solution-focused and cognitive-behavioral therapies. The purpose is to ... More


Maintaining Jobs

Deborah R. Becker and Robert E. Drake

in A Working Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195131215
eISBN:
9780199863808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195131215.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Once a person has obtained a job, the employment specialist and the rest of the treatment team offer individualized supports to the client to maintain the job. Each working client will have a ... More


Playing the Queen: Gender in the Gang

Simon Harding

in The Street Casino: Survival in violent street gangs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447317173
eISBN:
9781447317197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317173.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter considers the role of girls and women within the social field which is identified as being highly gendered in its construction. Traditional gang perspectives on the roles of women and ... More


Variability in the Visual Perception of Human Motion as a Function of the Observer’s Autistic Traits

Martha D. Kaiser and Maggie Shiffrar

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Typical observers exhibit a remarkable sensitivity to the social information conveyed by the body motions of others. Scholars have asserted that successful social behavior depends on successful ... More


On the Selection of Good Leaders in a Political Meritocracy

Daniel A. Bell

in The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173047
eISBN:
9781400865505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173047.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines which abilities and virtues should set the standard for the selection and promotion of public officials/servants so that China's political system can be improved. The discussion ... More


Frontiers on the Interface between Behavioral Syndromes and Social Behavioral Ecology

Andrew Sih

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses how behavioral syndromes relate to mating and cooperation. It also examines the social ecology of behavioral syndromes by considering the following issues: (1) key aspects of ... More


The Role of Children in Literacy Development

Frederick J. Morrison

in Improving Literacy in America: Guidelines from Research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106459
eISBN:
9780300130256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106459.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses some child factors that are associated with literacy development. First, it considers the entrance age and gender differences in academic achievement. It then discusses the ... More


A Deeper Examination of Social Skill

David Obstfeld

in Getting New Things Done: Networks, Brokerage, and the Assembly of Innovative Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780804760508
eISBN:
9781503603097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760508.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The relational astuteness that underlies brokerage process and knowledge articulation is the major focus of this chapter. One’s ability to encode a communication has to work hand in hand with the ... More


Psychological and Psychosocial Treatments

Matthew M. Kurtz

in Schizophrenia and Its Treatment: Where Is the Progress?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199974443
eISBN:
9780190280246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974443.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

A critical review of psychological interventions for schizophrenia revealed that a wide range of creative and innovative treatments have been developed and evaluated in the context of the “gold ... More


Strategies for Facilitating Social Communication of Adolescents with Hearing Loss

Jill Duncan, Ellen A. Rhoades, and Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick

in Auditory (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195381405
eISBN:
9780190204020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381405.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses regular classroom learning environments as an educational context. It introduces the concept of inclusion and emphasizes the critical need for partnerships between ... More


Early Childcare and Preschool

Frederick J. Morrison

in Improving Literacy in America: Guidelines from Research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106459
eISBN:
9780300130256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106459.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the effects of childcare and parenting in the development of children's literacy. It also discusses how early childhood programs positively influence children's academic and ... More


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