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  1. The PEERS Curriculum for School-Based Professionals

    Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    By Elizabeth A. Laugeson

    The PEERS® Curriculum for School-Based Professionals brings UCLA's highly acclaimed and widely popular PEERS program into the school setting. This sixteen-week program, clinically proven to significantly improve social skills and social interactions among teens with autism spectrum disorder, is now...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Social Skills and Mental Health (Psychology Revivals)

    By Peter Trower, Bridget Bryant, Michael Argyle

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    In the 10 years or so prior to original publication in 1978 new theories and discoveries in the social sciences had given a scientific basis and new impetus to the development of social skills training as a form of therapy. This book explores the progress made with this idea and gives practical...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Radical Approaches to Social Skills Training (Psychology Revivals)

    By Peter Trower

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1984, one of the few facts that emerged clearly in the beleaguered field of psychology and mental health at the time was the extent of poor social skills in psychiatric patients, the mentally handicapped and problem adolescents. As a result, during the 1970s, social skills...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Psychotherapy and the Highly Sensitive Person

    Improving Outcomes for That Minority of People Who Are the Majority of Clients

    By Elaine N. Aron

    Dr. Elaine Aron’s newest book, Psychotherapy and the Highly Sensitive Person, redefines the term “highly sensitive” for the professional researcher and practitioner. She dispels common misconceptions about the relationship between sensitivity and other personality traits, such as introversion and...

    Published June 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Social Skills for Teenagers with Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders

    The PEERS Treatment Manual

    By Elizabeth A. Laugeson, Fred Frankel

    This book is essential reading for any clinician or researcher working with teens with autism spectrum disorders. This parent-assisted intervention for teens is based on a comprehensive, evidence-based, 14-week program at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, the manualization...

    Published May 20th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Psychology of Courage

    An Adlerian Handbook for Healthy Social Living

    By Julia Yang, Alan Milliren, Mark Blagen

    Courage refers to the willingness for risk taking and to move ahead in the presence of difficulties. The purpose of this book is to present courage as the main foundation of understanding and training for mental health in the three life task areas described by Adler: Work, Love, and Friendship.&...

    Published July 29th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Human Relationship Skills

    Coaching and Self-Coaching

    By Richard Nelson-Jones

    Human Relationship Skills: Coaching and Self-Coaching presents a practical 'how to' guide to relationship skills, showing how readers can improve and, where necessary, repair relationships. This thoroughly revised and updated fourth edition reflects the increased interest in coaching, showing...

    Published March 9th 2006 by Routledge

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