Play Therapy Treatment Planning and Interventions. Edition No. 2. Practical Resources for the Mental Health Professional
- Language: English
- 336 Pages
- Published: November 2012
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The effectiveness of a school-based cognitive behavioral program in analyzing the relationship of anger and social skill behaviors in a small sample of 9-12 year old students is evaluated. Eighty students in grades four, five, and six completed a 12-week anger intervention program. The Children's Inventory of Anger and the Social Skills Rating System were used as the pretest and posttest. Pearson's coefficient correlation paired samples and unpaired samples t-test was used to evaluate the correlation's and possible significant differences between pretest and posttest scores. Results and limitations of the research design are discussed and recommendations for additional research are provided.
Dr. Mary E., Larscheid MSW, Ph.D., LICSW.
Dr. Larscheid has spent the majority of her professional career addressing the mental health needs of children and adolescents. She has a MSW from the University of Nebraska/Omaha and a Ph.D. from Capella University. A school social worker for 15 years, she is currently employed as a school district mental health professional.