Skillstreaming is a social-emotional learning program designed to help children and youth learn positive ways to have their needs met.
Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child employs a four-part training approach—modeling, role-playing, performance feedback, and generalization—to teach essential prosocial skills to elementary school students.
Program Book – This book provides a complete description of the Skillstreaming program, with instructions for teaching 60 prosocial skills.
Adaptable for a variety of situations, Skillstreaming is ideal for small group instruction for children who have common social needs. Often used by counselors and others, the Skillstreaming program is structured to be a targeted, social-emotional learning intervention. Specific Skillstreaming skills can also be taught in whole class sessions by counselors.
Skill Cards – Convenient 3×5″ cue cards designed for student use during group sessions and homework assignments. The cards list the behavioral steps for each of the 60 skills contained in the Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child program. Eight cards are provided for each individual skill, for a total of 480 skill cards.
Lesson Plans and Activities – This comprehensive resource provides the materials needed to sustain skill instruction, enhance students’ skill mastery, and most important – to refine skill use for dealing with more complex, real-life situations in and outside of the classroom. The 312-page manual features 600 easy-to-use lesson plans and related activities. The manual includes numerous reproducible forms and worksheets available as a download. See the menu item below. Some books will also contain a CD for reproducibles as we transition inventory to downloads for forms and handouts.
Student Workbook (packet) – The workbook helps children move from classroom modeling to real world mastery of the 60 prosocial skills introduced in the instructional curriculum Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child. Thirty new activities help students learn to generalize and refine social-emotional skills such as making friends, dealing with their feelings, alternatives to aggression and coping with stress. The 10 Student Workbooks and a Leader’s Guide give educators, clinicians, and school counselors a step-by-step procedure for introducing and proceeding with the Skillstreaming program. The numerous activities provided in the Student Workbook assist students in not only learning the Skillstreaming process, but key social nuances that will help them be more successful in their skill use. Each packet contains 10 student workbooks and a Leader’s Guide.
Student Manual (each) – This clear and concise manual is written for the elementary school student and fully explains the Skillstreaming four-part training approach, which helps to reduce anxiety about learning new social skills in a group setting. This guide is helpful to parents and guardians who can better support the student when practicing the skills and completing the necessary homework assignments.
Skill Posters – A set of 60 posters (18×12″) displaying the behavioral steps in each of the skills in the Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child program. A great tool for reinforcing the skills they’re learning!