Title

Social Skills and Bullying Prevention Programs

Document Type

Book Section

Publication Date

1-1-2019

Publication Title

Handbook of Behavioral Interventions inSchools: Multi-Tiered System of Supports

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publisher Location

New York, NY

First page number:

268

Last page number:

285

Abstract

Social skills training and bullying prevention programs are essential components of multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) for behavior. Childrens’ lack of social skills are associated with interruptions in classroom instruction (Martens & Andreen, 2013); educator ineffectiveness and burnout (Public Agenda, 2004); social withdrawal, isolation, and peer rejection, which can lead to aggressive and violent behavior (Osofsky & Osofsky, 2001); and problems establishing successful relationships with peers and adults (Albrecht, Mathur, Jones, & Alazemi, 2015). … See full text for complete abstract.

Disciplines

Educational Psychology

Language

English


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