Title

Role-Play Assessment of Social Skills in Conduct Disordered and Substance Abusing Adolescents: An Empirical Review

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-1999

Publication Title

Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse

Volume

8

Issue

2

First page number:

1

Last page number:

28

Abstract

An integration and critical examination of studies that have evaluated social skill functioning in delinquent and substance abusing youth utilizing role-play assessment is warranted. Hence, the purpose of this paper is threefold: (a) to delineate the often misunderstood term “social skill,” (b) to describe role-play assessment, the most commonly utilized method to evaluate social skill functioning and, (c) to critically examine studies investigating social skills of conduct disordered and substance abusing adolescents.

Keywords

Social skills; Conduct disorder; Substance abuse; Adolescent

Disciplines

Psychology

Language

English

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