Social Skills and Academic Achievement

Evidence for Education, Volume III, Issue 2 August 2008 (Links updated, February 2011) by Kathlyn M. Steedly, Ph.D., Amanda Schwartz, Ph.D., Michael Levin, M.A., & Stephen D. Luke, Ed.D. PDF version Table of Contents Introduction Social Skills - What Are They? What the Research Says Group 1: Beginning Social Skills What About Maria? Putting Programs Into Practice Conclusion Additional Info References Introduction Maria, … [Read more...]

Social Skills Interventions with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Problems: A Quantitative Synthesis of Single-Subject Research

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 5 describes the following: Title | Social Skills Interventions with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Problems: A Quantitative Synthesis of Single-Subject Research Author | Mathur, S.R., Kavale, K.A., Quinn, M.M., Forness, S.R., & Rutherford, R.B. Source | Behavioral Disorders, 23(3), 193-201. Year Published | 1998 Abstract Sixty-four single-subject studies examining the effectiveness of social … [Read more...]

Effects of Training Social Competence in Children: A Meta-Analysis of Recent Evaluation Studies

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 42 describes the following: Title | Effects of Training Social Competence in Children: A Meta-Analysis of Recent Evaluation Studies Author | Beelman, A., Pfingsten, U., & Losel, F. Source | Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 23(3), 260-271. Year Published | 1994 Abstract Presents a meta-analytical review of 49 studies, from 1981 to 1990, on the effect of social competence training (SCT) on 3- to 15-year-olds. … [Read more...]

Treating Social Skill Deficits in Children with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis of the Research

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 26 describes the following: Title | Treating Social Skill Deficits in Children with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis of the Research Author | Forness, S.R., & Kavale, K.A. Source | Learning Disability Quarterly, 19(1), 2-13.  Permanent online link: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1511048 Year Published | 1996 Abstract Presents a meta-analysis of 53 studies from the past 15 years on social skills … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis of Social Skill Interventions for Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 33 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of Social Skill Interventions for Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders Author | Quinn, M.M., Kavale, K.A., Mathur, S.R., Rutherford , R.B., & Forness, S.R. Source | Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 7(1), 54-64. Year Published | 1999 ( Spring) Abstract Analyzes the findings from 35 studies investigating the effects of social … [Read more...]

Efficacy of Child Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Antisocial Behavior: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 65 describes the following: Title | Efficacy of Child Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Antisocial Behavior: A Meta-Analysis Author | Bennett, D.S., & Gibbons, T.A. Source | Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 22(1), 1-15. Year Published | 2000 Abstract This meta-analysis reviewed 30 studies comparing child-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for antisocial behavior. Results showed that child-based … [Read more...]

Impact of Modality on Skills Training for Youth with Externalizing Problems: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 50 describes the following: Title | Impact of Modality on Skills Training for Youth with Externalizing Problems: A Meta-Analysis Author | Ang, R.P., Woldbeck, T.F., & Hughes, J.N. Source | Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (Albuquerque, NM, April 15-18, 1999) Year Published | 1999 Abstract A meta-analysis (37 published studies) that summarized treatment … [Read more...]

Social Skill Deficits and Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 57 describes the following: Title | Social Skill Deficits and Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis Author | Kavale, K.A., & Forness, S.R. Source | Journal of Learning Disabilities, 29(3), 226-237 Year Published | 1996 Abstract Over the past 15 years, increased attention has been directed at social skills and their relationship to learning disabilities. Using the methods of meta-analysis, this investigation … [Read more...]

Effects of Child Skills Training in Preventing Antisocial Behavior: A Systematic Review of Randomized Evaluations

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 66 describes the following: Title | Effects of Child Skills Training in Preventing Antisocial Behavior: A Systematic Review of Randomized Evaluations Authors | Lösel, F., & Beelmann, A. Source | The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 587(1), 84-109. Year Published | 2003 Abstract This article reports a meta-analysis on social skills training as a measure for preventing … [Read more...]

Social Skills Interventions for Individuals with Learning Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 67 describes the following: Title | Social Skills Interventions for Individuals with Learning Disabilities Authors | Kavale, K. A., & Mostert, M.P. Source | Learning Disability Quarterly, Vol. 27(1), 31-43. Year Published | 2004 Abstract Social skill deficits* have become a defining characteristic of students with specific learning disability (SLD). Attempts have been made to enhance social functioning … [Read more...]

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