Skillstreaming the Adolescent provides a crisp, concise description of a psychoeducational intervention strategy for young people manifesting withdrawn, aggressive, or immature behavior. --Harold D. Grotevant, Contemporary Psychology
If you are working with adolescents who are struggling with developing healthy social skills, this book may be for you. In Skillstreaming the Adolescent, Goldstein and McGinnis have developed an excellent revised resource book of substance and style toward helping adolescents in and out of school settings. The book's focus is a practical, real life-skills curriculum devoted to helping older middle level and high school youth with a variety of skills ranging from very basic to advanced levels. --Topper Steinman, AIMS Newsletter, Association of Illinois Middle Schools --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
About the Author
Ellen McGinnis, Ph.D., has experience as an educator in public schools at both elementary and secondary levels. She has been an educational consultant to public and hospital schools and was Assistant Professor of Special Education at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Dr. McGinnis also served with the Des Moines Public Schools as the director of special education and principal at Orchard Place, a residential and day treatment center for children and adolescents with emotional and behavior disorders. She is currently Executive Director of Student Support Services for the Adams 12 school district in Thornton, Colorado. Dr. McGinnis has written a number of books and numerous articles on identifying and treating youth with emotional and behavior disorders. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.