Social problem-solving skills training: A competence-building intervention with second- to fourth-grade children
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This research was done with the support of a grant from the New York State Office of Education for which the authors express appreciation.
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- Social problem-solving skills training: A competence-building intervention with second- to fourth-grade children
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- 1. Department of Psychology, University of Rochester, 14627, Rochester, New York
- 2. University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
- 3. University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
- 4. University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina