Peer Rejection: Developmental Processes and Intervention Strategies / Edition 1

Peer Rejection: Developmental Processes and Intervention Strategies / Edition 1

by Karen L. Bierman
     
 

Taking a developmental perspective, Bierman (clinical child psychology, Pennsylvania State U.) focuses on understanding and treating peer rejection in middle childhood during the critical grade school years when core social skills and attitudes develop, though some of the material is also relevant to younger children and to adolescents. She covers in turn problematic… See more details below

Overview

Taking a developmental perspective, Bierman (clinical child psychology, Pennsylvania State U.) focuses on understanding and treating peer rejection in middle childhood during the critical grade school years when core social skills and attitudes develop, though some of the material is also relevant to younger children and to adolescents. She covers in turn problematic peer relations, assessment strategies, and intervention methods. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572309234
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
10/23/2003
Series:
Guilford Series on Social and Emotional Development Series
Pages:
299
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.74(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents


I. Understanding Problematic Peer Relations
1. The Developmental Significance of Peer Relations
2. Characteristics of Rejected Children
3. Rejection Processes: The Role of Peers
4. Peer Relations and the Developing Self
II. Assessing Social Competence and Peer Relations
5. Assessment Goals and Strategies
6. Assessing Problematic Peer Relations
7. Assessing Social Behavior
8. Observing Peer Interactions
9. Assessing Self-System Processes
III. Intervention Methods
10. Approaches to Intervention
11. The Design of Social Competence Coaching Programs
12. Intervention Process and the Promotion of Self-System Change
13. Collateral Interventions: Providing Support at School and Home
14. Future Directions
Appendix. Description of Exemplar Session Activities

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