Dr. Ellen McGinnis

Dr. Ellen McGinnis
Dr. Ellen McGinnis

Ellen McGinnis, PhD, holds degrees in elementary education, special education, and school administration. She has taught elementary and secondary students in the public schools and has served as special education consultant in both public and hospital schools, school principal, special education director, and executive director of student support services. Dr. McGinnis recently retired as the mental health and dispute resolution consultant from the Iowa Department of Education and now works as an author and private consultant. The author of numerous articles on identifying and teaching youth with emotional/behavioral disorders, she collaborated with Dr. Arnold P. Goldstein on early Skillstreaming books and is author of the most recently released editions Skillstreaming in Early Childhood, Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child, and Skillstreaming the Adolescent.

Books by Author

The Skillstreaming Video: How to Teach Students Prosocial Skills
How to Teach Students Prosocial Skills

This widely used staff training DVD is designed for teachers and school counseling staff who work with students who display aggression, immaturity,

Educator Training DVD (includes the Elementary & Adolescent program books)
Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child: People Skills: Doing 'em Right!
People Skills: Doing 'em Right!

For student viewing—features a Skillstreaming session in progress in which group leaders model a skill; and then students role play the skil

17 minutes

A set of 60 posters (18×12") displaying the behavioral steps in each of the skills in the

Skill Posters (Set of 60 posters)

An engaging component designed to supplement the curriculum detailed in Skillstreami

Lesson Plans and Activities
Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child: A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills (Set of Program Book and Skill Cards)
A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills
Set price is discounted 12% from regular prices.

Set of Program Book and Skill Cards:

Book and Skill Cards

Convenient 5×3" cue cards designed for student use during group sessions and homework assignments.

Skill Cards (Set of 480 cards)
Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child: A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills
A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills

The widely acclaimed approach developed by Dr. Arnold P. Goldstein and colleagues, now in 8½×11 format with reproducible skill outlines, skill homework reports, and program forms. Now includes forms CD.

“There are a multitude of social skills programs on the market. . . . This program cuts out the gimmicks, a

Program Book
Skillstreaming the Adolescent: People Skills: Doing 'em Right!
People Skills: Doing 'em Right!

For student viewing.

17 minutes

A set of 50 posters (18x12") displaying the behavioral steps in each of the Skillstreaming the Ad

Skill Posters (Set of 50 Posters)
Skillstreaming the Adolescent: A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills (Program Book and Skill Card set)
A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills
Set price is discounted 12% from regular prices.

Set of Program Book and Skill Cards:

Book and Skill Cards

Convenient 3x5" cue cards designed for student use during group sessions and homework assignments.

Skill Cards (Set of 400 cards)

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