ERIC Number: EJ627954
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Assessment of Children's Social Skills: Recent Developments, Best Practices, and New Directions.
Merrell, Kenneth W.
Exceptionality, v9 n1-2 p3-18 2001
This article provides an overview of some of the recent developments in assessing social skills of children, as well as best practices in conducting assessment and linking assessment to effective intervention. Naturalistic behavioral observation and behavior rating scales are proposed as first-line choices for social skills assessment. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Behavior Rating Scales, Classroom Observation Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Evaluation Methods, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Naturalistic Observation, Social Development, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Assessment and Instruction of Social Skills.