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About this book
This book provides a comprehensive overview and in-depth analysis of research on psychosocial skills, examining both theory and areas of application. It discusses students’ psychosocial skills both as components of academic success and desired educational outcomes in grades K through 12. The book describes an organizing framework for psychosocial skills and examines a range of specific constructs that includes achievement, motivation, self-efficacy, creativity, emotional intelligence, resilience, and the need for cognition. In addition, it reviews specific school-based interventions and examines issues that concern the malleability of psychosocial skills. It addresses issues relating to the integration of psychosocial skills into school curriculum as well as large-scale assessment policies.
Topics featured in this book include:
- Development of psychosocial skills in grades K-12.
- Assessment of psychosocial skills.
Psychosocial Skills and School Systems in the 21st Century is a must-have resource for researchers, graduate students, clinicians, mental health professionals, and policymakers in child and school psychology, educational policy and politics, public health, social work, developmental psychology, and educational psychology.
Academic self-concept and outcomes Achievement motivation Achievement motivation and academic success Affect and emotional intelligence Asperger's and psychosocial interventions Attributions and behavioral, emotional, and academic outcomes
Editors and affiliations
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28606-8
- Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
- Publisher Name Springer, Cham
- eBook Packages Behavioral Science and Psychology
- Print ISBN 978-3-319-28604-4
- Online ISBN 978-3-319-28606-8
- Series Print ISSN 1572-5642
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