This book provides a complete description of the Skillstreaming program, with instructions for teaching 50 prosocial skills.
- Part 1: Skillstreaming Program Content and Implementation
Chapters on effective Skillstreaming arrangements, Skillstreaming teaching procedures, refining skill use, teaching for skill generalization, managing behavior problems, Skillstreaming in the school context, and more.
- Part 2: Skill Outlines and Homework Reports
Skill outlines are handy one-page summaries for each skill, including skill steps, guidelines for skill instruction, and suggested situations for modeling displays. Homework reports list skill steps and guide students in practicing the skills and evaluating skill use outside the Skillstreaming group.
- Classroom Survival Skills
- Friendship-Making Skills
- Skills for Dealing with Feelings
- Skill Alternatives to Aggression
- Skills for Dealing with Stress
A DVD, titled Skillstreaming the Adolescent: People Skills, Doing ’em Right!, is for student viewing. It features a Skillstreaming session in progress in which group leaders model a skill; then students role-play the skill, receive feedback from other group members, and choose homework assignments.
The on-screen narrator helps student viewers understand what is expected in the group, points out the many benefits of using the skills, and motivates students to become more actively involved in the group. Viewing time: 17 minutes. Closed-captioned. $99.99.