Social Perception Training

Prepare Curriculum Implementation Guide
Pages: 140
ISBN: 9780878226801
Item Number: 5671


Edited by Mark Amendola and Robert Oliver, this and other Prepare Curriculum Implementation Guides are intended to further Dr. Arnold P. Goldstein’s seminal work, The Prepare Curriculum: Teaching Prosocial Competencies.

In conjunction with Dr. 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.

Shown below are two episodes of Prosocially Yours, a podcast produced by Research Press. One episode features co-editor Mark Amedola and the second podcast features co-editor Dr. Robert Oliver. For Research Press, host Elizabeth Hess interviews both editors about their implementation guides and their work with Dr. Arnold P. Goldstein, psychologist and author of The Prepare Curriculum, creator of Skillstreaming and developer of key principles in Aggression Replacement Training.

Book Review

“These manuals are thoroughly researched and crisply written. The authors and editors present an excellent understanding of group dynamics and propose very stable curricula. Though highly structured, both novice and seasoned professionals will find the manuals instructive, serious, and doable.”

—Alison Hahn Johnson, MSSW, LCSW, LMFT
Social Work With Groups

Foreword by Larry K. Brendtro
Preface by Mark Amendola and Robert Oliver
Introduction: About the Prepare Curriculum by Clive R. Hollin
Part 1: Theoretical Foundation and Program Overview
Part 2: Social Perception Training Sessions
Session 1: Introduction to Social Perception Training
Session 2: Emotional Awareness
Session 3: Open and Hidden Rules in Different Situations
Session 4: Cultural Differences
Session 5: Setting Events
Session 6: Thoughts, Feelings, Body Signals, and Actions
Session 7: Interpreting Others’ Intentions
Session 8: Cognitive Distortions
Session 9: Timing (Right Time and Place)
Session 10: Consequences (If-Then)
Appendix A: Session Icons
Appendix B: Suggested Role-Plays
Appendix C: Social Perception Training Implementation Forms
Appendix D: Social Perception Training Fidelity Forms

Reproducible forms and handouts for this title are available on our downloads page.

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