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Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child | Skill Cards (Set of 480 cards)
McGinnis, Ellen and Arnold P. Goldstein
Research Press / Card Deck / 1997-09-01 / 0878223878
price: $51.50 (may be subject to change)
480 pages
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Convenient 5Ă—3" cue cards designed for student use during group sessions and homework assignments. The cards list the behavioral steps for each of the 60 skills contained in the Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child program. Eight cards are provided for each individual skill, for a total of 480 skill cards.

List of Skills:

Group I Classroom Survival Skills

Asking for Help
Saying Thank You
Bringing Materials to Class
Following Instructions
Completing Assignments
Contributing to Discussions
Offering Help to an Adult
Asking a Question
Ignoring Distractions
Making Corrections
Deciding on Something to Do
Setting a Goal
Group II Friendship-Making Skills

Introducing Yourself
Beginning a Conversation
Ending a Conversation
Joining In
Playing a Game
Asking a Favor
Offering Help to a Classmate
Giving a Compliment
Accepting a Compliment
Suggesting an Activity
Group III Skills for Dealing with Feelings

Knowing Your Feelings
Expressing Your Feelings
Recognizing Another's Feelings
Showing Understanding of Another's Feelings
Expressing Concern for Another
Dealing with Your Anger
Dealing with Another's Anger
Expressing Affection
Dealing with Fear
Rewarding Yourself
Group IV Skill Alternatives to Aggression

Using Self-Control
Asking Permission
Responding to Teasing
Avoiding Trouble
Staying Out of Fights
Problem Solving
Accepting Consequences
Dealing with an Accusation
Group V Skills for Dealing with Stress

Dealing with Boredom
Deciding What Caused a Problem
Making a Complaint
Answering a Complaint
Dealing with Losing
Being a Good Sport
Dealing with Being Left Out
Dealing with Embarrassment
Reacting to Failure
Accepting No
Saying No
Dealing with Group Pressure
Dealing with Wanting Something That Isn't Yours
Making a Decision
Being Honest

About the Authors:

Ellen McGinnis earned her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1986. She holds degrees in elementary education, special education, and school administration. She has taught elementary and secondary students in the public schools in Minnesota, Iowa, and Arizona. In addition, she has served as a special education consultant in both public and hospital schools and as assistant professor of special education at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. Dr. McGinnis also served with the Des Moines Public Schools as the principal of the education program at Orchard Place, a residential and day treatment facility for children and adolescents with emotional/behavioral disorders. She has been an executive director of student support services in both Iowa and Colorado and is currently a private consultant. The author of numerous articles on identifying and teaching youth with emotional/behavioral disorders, Dr. McGinnis collaborated with Dr. Arnold P. Goldstein on earlier Skillstreaming books and is author of the newly released third editions of Skillstreaming in Early Childhood, Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child, and Skillstreaming the Adolescent.

Arnold P. Goldstein, Ph.D. (1933-2002), was Professor of Psychology and Education at Syracuse University as well as Founder and Director of the Syracuse University Center for Research on Aggression. He authored over 60 books and more than 100 articles on aggression, prosocial skills training, and juvenile delinquency. He also served as Director of the New York State Task Force on Juvenile Gangs. Dr. Goldstein received many prestigious awards including the Career Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association's Commitee on Children, Youth, and Families; and the Senior Scientist Award from APA's School Psychology Division.

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