Promoting Children’s Social Skills and Adaptive Interpersonal Behavior

  • Roger P. Weissberg
  • Joseph P. Allen


We initially accepted the invitation to write a chapter entitled “The Prevention of Social Adjustment Disorders in Children” with little thought about the difficulties we would encounter in determining its specific content. We began to sense our plight as we attempted, unsuccessfully, to define “social adjustment disorder.”


Social Skill Social Adjustment Social Skill Training Coaching Program Behavioral Rehearsal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger P. Weissberg
    • 1
  • Joseph P. Allen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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