Book Title – Skillstreaming in Early Childhood: Teaching Prosocial Skills to the Preschool and Kindergarten Child
Author – McGinnis, Ellen & Goldstein, Arnold P.
Primary Subject – Autism Interventions
Includes information about Social-Emotional Competence
Skillstreaming in Early Childhood: Teaching Prosocial Skills to the Preschool and Kindergarten Child
Shows how to teach prosocial skills to preschool and kindergarten children. The Skillstreaming approach utilizes modeling, role playing, performance feedback, and transfer training (homework). The book covers 40 prosocial skills, such as trying when it's hard, knowing when to tell, dealing with teasing, and waiting your turn. The skills are divided into six areas: Beginning Social Skills, School-Related Skills, Friendship-Making Skills, Dealing with Feelings, Alternatives to Aggression, and Dealing with Stress. The authors include strategies for managing problem behaviors and for building positive relationships with parents.