Social Competence of Young Children: Risk, Disability, & Intervention / Edition 2

Social Competence of Young Children: Risk, Disability, & Intervention / Edition 2

by William H. Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557669236

ISBN-13: 9781557669230

Pub. Date: 11/01/2007

Publisher: Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company


Increasing positive peer interaction can reduce future social competence problems, but how can you ensure that children with developmental difficulties are given a chance to cultivate the social relationships they need?

For your work with children from birth to age 5 who are at risk for or who have been identified with social competence difficulties, now one

Overview


Increasing positive peer interaction can reduce future social competence problems, but how can you ensure that children with developmental difficulties are given a chance to cultivate the social relationships they need?

For your work with children from birth to age 5 who are at risk for or who have been identified with social competence difficulties, now one succinct resource puts the latest research and effective strategies right at your fingertips. From well-known and respected experts in the field, this volume helps pre- and inservice early childhood general and special educators

  • Gain a deep and thorough foundation for understanding social competence
  • Examine key influences on social developmentmdash;family, culture, classroom, and friendships
  • Pinpoint strategies for social interaction interventions specific to different populations—including children with disabilities and delays, and children living in poverty
  • Understand the effects of autism, behavioral disorders, communication and language disorders, and severe disabilities on peer interactions and relationships

With the most current research-based assessment and intervention strategies detailed, you'll choose well-matched and effective peer interaction interventions—classroom, naturalistic, or explicit—to suit specific children's needs. Help young children learn the art of forming strong social relationships that can improve their future academic success—and their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557669230
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
341
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


About the Editors     vii
Contributors     xi
Preface     xv
Acknowledgments     xvii
Nature and Development of Young Children's Emerging Peer-Related Social Competence
Social Competence of Young Children: Conceptualization, Assessment, and Influences   Samuel L. Odom   Scott R. McConnell   William H. Brown     3
Family Roles in Young Children's Emerging Peer-Related Social Competence   Jeanette A. McCollum   Michaelene M. Ostrosky     31
Cultural Influences on Young Children's Social Competence   Marci J. Hanson   Tanya SooHoo     61
Friendships in Early Childhood: Implications for Early Education and Intervention   Virginia Buysse   Barbara Davis Goldman   Tracey West   Heidi Hollingsworth     77
Classroom Influences on Young Children's Emerging Social Competence   Diane M. Sainato   Sunhwa Jung   Mary D. Salmon   Judah B. Axe     99
The Critical Nature of Young Children's Emerging Peer-Related Social Competence for Transition to School   Kristen N. Missal   Robin L. Hojnoski     117
Strategies and Tactics for Peer-Related Social Competence Assessment and Intervention
Peer Interaction Interventions for Preschool Children with DevelopmentalDifficulties   William H. Brown   Samuel L. Odom   Scott R. McConnell   Jeanna M. Rathel     141
Promoting Young Children's Social Competence in Early Childhood Programs   Karen E. Diamond   Soo-Young Hong   Alison E. Baroody     165
Strengthening Social and Emotional Competence in Young Children Who Are Socioeconomically Disadvantaged: Preschool and Kindergarten School-Based Curricula   Carolyn Webster-Stratton   M. Jamila Reid     185
Social Competence Interventions for Young Children with Challenging Behaviors   Maureen A. Conroy   William H. Brown   Melissa L. Olive     205
Social Competence Interventions for Young Children with Communication and Language Disorders   Naomi Schneider   Howard Goldstein     233
Social Competence Interventions for Young Children with Autism   Phillip S. Strain   Ilene S. Schwartz   Edward H. Bovey II     253
Social Competence Interventions for Young Children with Severe Disabilities   Erik Drasgow   K. Alisa Lowrey   Yasemin Turan   James W. Halle   Hedda Meadan     273
Competent Families, Competent Children: Family-Based Interventions to Promote Social Competence in Young Children   Susan M. Sheridan   Lisa L. Knoche   Christine A. Marvin     301
Placing Children "At Promise": Future Directions for Promoting Social Competence   Gary N. Siperstein   Paddy C. Favazza     321
Index     333

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