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ERIC Number: EJ491042
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1079-3917
Social Competence and Social Skills Training for Persons with Mental Retardation: An Expansion of a Behavioral Paradigm.
Gumpel, Tom
Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, v29 n3 p194-201 Sep 1994
Social skills training practices for persons with mental retardation are summarized, along with reasons for their lack of maintenance and generalization. A cognitive-behavioral definition and model of social competence and social skills are described, which unify social learning concepts with recent research and practice and focus on their utility in social skills training. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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