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, executive director of student support services, and a program consultant at the state level. 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 of Skillstreaming in Early Childhood, Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child, and Skillstreaming the Adolescent. She is also co-author with Rich Simpson, PhD, of Skillstreaming Children and Youth with High-Functioning Autism.

Books by Author

A clear, concise guide for students that serves as a handy reference and organizer for the Skills

Student Manual
Skillstreaming the Adolescent: 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.

Skillstreaming the Adolescent employs a four-part training approach—modeling, role-playing, performance feedback, and generalization—to teach essential prosocial skills to adolescents. This book provides a complete description of the Skillstreaming program, with instructions for teaching 50 prosocial skills.

Program Book
Skillstreaming the Adolescent: Group Leader's Guide and 10 Student Workbooks

Available Fall, 2019—To pre-order, contact Research Press at 800-519-2707 and reserve your workbooks!

As a supplement to the Skillstreaming the Adolescent program book, the Student Workbook jumpstarts student learning, structures the Skills

Group Leader's Guide and 10 Student Workbooks
Skillstreaming in Early Childhood: A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills
A Guide for Teaching Prosocial Skills
Set price is discounted 12% from regular prices.

Set of Program Book and Skill Cards:

Program Book and Skill Cards

New—a set of 40 12×18 posters, displaying the behavioral steps in each skill in the Skillstr

Skill Posters (Set of 40 posters)
Skillstreaming in Early Childhood Student Workbook

As a supplement to the Skillstreaming in Early Childhood program book, the Student Workbook jumpstarts student learning, structures the Skillstreaming teaching process for both new and experienced group leaders, and is an excellent tool for promoting parent involvement.

Group Leader's Guide and 10 Student Workbooks

Convenient 3×5 cards, illustrated for nonreaders, listing the behavioral steps for each of the 40

Skill Cards (Set of 320 Cards)
Skillstreaming in Early Childhood: Lesson Plans and Activities
Lesson Plans and Activities

Skillstreaming in Early Childhood Lesson Plans and Activities is an engaging skill-building component designed to supplement the curriculum of the highly interactive Skillstreaming in Early Childhood program.

Skillstreaming in Early Childhood: 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.

Skillstreaming in Early Childhood employs a four-part training approach—modeling, role-playing, performance feedback, and generalization—to

Program Book
Skillstreaming Children and Youth with High-Functioning Autism (Program Book and Skill Cards)
Set price is discounted 12% from regular prices.

Set of Program Book and Skill Cards:

Book and Skill Cards
Skillstreaming Children and Youth with High-Functioning Autism (Skill Posters)

A set of 80 posters (12×18") displaying the behavioral steps in each of the skills in the

Skill Posters (Set of 80 Posters)
Skillstreaming Children and Youth with High-Functioning Autism (Skill Cards)

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

Skill Cards (Set of 480 Cards)

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