Social Perception Training

Social Perception Training

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Edited by Mark Amendola and Robert Oliver, this and other Prepare Curriculum Implementation Guides are intended to further Arnold P. Goldstein's seminal work, The Prepare Curriculum: Teaching Prosocial Competencies. In conjunction with Goldstein's Prepare Curriculum, the guides describe and give direction to the continued expansion of Prepare methods, offering practitioners coherent, evidence-based approaches for enhancing the social, emotional, and decision-making abilities of adolescents and younger children.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 11mm | 525g
  • IL, United States
  • English
  • 087822680X
  • 9780878226801
  • 2,567,274

About Knut Kornelius Gunderson

Knut Kornelius Gundersen is a professor at the Centre for Social Competence at Diakonhjemmet University College, Sandnes, Norway. He has written several books and scientific articles in the area of social competence, environmental therapy, and social networking. He has presented at national and international congresses in 14 different countries and is one of the key persons involved in the training and implementation of ART and Prepare Curriculum components in Norway, Iceland, Finland, Denmark, and Russia. President of the PRepare for Evidence-based Practice in Social Emotional Competency (PREPSEC) International board, he has also been an active member of the European Network for Social and Emotional Competence (ENSEC) organization, which targets the development of social and emotional competency via a European network of experts.

>strong>Borge Stromgren, PhD, is an associate professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences in Norway. He has conducted research on Aggression Replacement Training (ART) in Norwegian schools and currently investigates schoolwide intervention programs and implementation of ART and other social competence programs or programs aimed at improving academic functioning. His clinical practice includes consulting and hands-on supervision of interventions of programs for people with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities. His main research focuses on how Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) can effectively support the short- and long-term effects of ART. Borge is also a board member of PREPSEC International.

Luke Moynahan is a retired applied behavior analyst with degrees in pedagogy, psychology, and family therapy. He is a Marxist behaviorist and lives in Cuba and Tenerife. He is a former member of the advisory board of ICART and is coauthor of the book Erstatt Aggresjon [Replace the Aggression] and the article "Nettverk og Sosial Kompetanse" [Social Network and Social Competence]. He was also one of the contributors behind the first study plan for postgraduate education in training social competence in Norway. He has written several other articles, books, and book chapters within the area of social competence.

Mark Amendola, L.S.W., B.C.D. (Social Work, Case Western Reserve University, 1989), has had extensive experience in work with adolescent disorders since 1981. Beginning on the front lines as a child care worker in a residential setting, he has moved to various positions to include day treatment, partial hospitalization, and community-based programming. Currently he is the Executive Director of Perseus House, a non-profit, designed to provide preventative and intervention services to children ages birth - 18. He also maintains a clinical practice that focuses on adolescent disorders and familial conflict. Mark serves in various community capacities in Pennsylvania and nationally, including previous board affiliation with Community House for Women, and with Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD). Mark's work has focused on the delivery of services to troubled and troubling young people and families in an effort to improve their quality of life.

Dr Robert Oliver, Chief Educational Officer of Perseus House Charter School of Excellence, has served in varied capacities, especially those including educational, residential, and partial hospitalization services. He also was a foster parent for Erie County Office of Children and Youth for 15 years. Bob serves as a board member of the Boys & Girls Club and the Erie Earn-It Program of Juvenile Probation. He is also a member of the Children & Youth Advisory Board, Erie County.
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