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Baird, Leonard L. – 1983
This review was intended to identify generic skills in interpersonal relations and to examine the implications of research for attempts to assess these skills. Using a developmental framework, three areas of research were reviewed: the social development of children and adolescents, clinical studies of interpersonal competence, and studies of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence
Atkin, Lucille C.; Alatorre-Rico, Javier – 1991
Adolescent childbearing has historically been a relatively frequent phenomenon in Mexico and has only recently begun to decline. This study was designed to identify to what extent urban Mexican adolescents, who became pregnant out-of-wedlock and who carried their pregnancy to term, received social support during pregnancy and their emotional…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Early Parenthood, Family Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Del Greco, Linda; And Others – Adolescence, 1986
Seventh graders (N=161) participated in health education classes consisting of either an innovative smoking education program, the program plus assertiveness training, or a traditional smoking education program. Data collected four years later revealed no significant differences in smoking behavior, changes in assertion, or sex differences among…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Assertiveness, Health Education, High School Students
Parr, Gerald D.; Lundquist, Gerald – 1973
The effects of modeling and rehearsal in counseling nonassertive adolescents were examined by randomly assigning subjects (Ss) to one of five treatment groups: modeling plus rehearsal (MR), modeling only (M), rehearsal only (R), placebo control (P), or delayed-treatment control (C). Significant (p < .05) main effects for treatment were found on…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Assertiveness, Behavior Change, Counseling
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Rotheram, Mary Jane; Armstrong, Michael – Adolescence, 1980
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Assertiveness, Grade 12
Riches, Vivienne C., Ed. – 1978
The book presents a training program developed at the Granville Work Preparation Centre in Australia, to teach mildly retarded adolescents basic social skills and competencies. The program is divided into two stages, with a total of 17 different skill areas. Stage 1 covers self-awareness, social/interpersonal skills, relaxation and behavioral self…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Assertiveness, Communication Skills, Community Resources
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Bender, David S. – 1979
A 120-item questionnaire was administered to 750 Irish adolescents, aged 12-17. It measured sex differences in the following variables: academic achievement; educational and occupational aspiration; self-assessment of achievement; assertiveness; and stereotypes toward adult roles and three achievement-related traits (striving, competence, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Adolescent Development, Age Differences
Silverman, Wade H. – 1987
Substance abuse among adolescents is modeled and reinforced by the peer culture. Experimentation with drugs seems to have become a typical part of normal adolescent development. The solution to adolescent substance abuse will only be arrived at through gathering facts and designing intervention programs based on those facts. Since the two most…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholic Beverages, Community Action, Competence
Candler, Ann C.; And Others – 1990
Substance abuse is pervasive in both rural and urban settings. Previous attempts to educate America's youth as to its dangers have not reduced the numbers of adolescents involved in the drug culture. The assertiveness-based "Just Say No" campaign attempts to counter peer pressure to use drugs, but is hampered by our society's…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Distance Education, Drug Education
Basow, Susan A.; Schneck, Renae – 1983
In the past 10 years, eating disorders among adolescent females have become of increasing concern. To assess the prevalence of eating disorders, unusual eating-related behaviors and attitudes, and psychological states among college women, 677 women, from three private northeastern United States colleges, completed a questionnaire assessing…
Descriptors: Anorexia Nervosa, Body Image, Body Weight, College Students
Krebill, Joan; Taylor, Julie – 1988
This teaching guide was created for school districts and other agencies to use in developing and teaching sexual abuse prevention education programs at the secondary school level. The first section presents an eight-step approach to the development of a program at the secondary school level. The second section discusses special issues in teaching…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Abuse, Prevention, Program Development
Anderson-Merchant, Darlene – 1985
This paper presents a theory and model for treating adolescent victims of physical and sexual abuse and neglect. The theory examines issues related to abuse or neglect and the effect that an abusive history has on adolescent development. Specific issues noted are depression, anger, low self-esteem, self-shame, lack of trust, a sense of…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Child Abuse, Child Neglect
Englander-Golden, Paula; And Others – 1984
This paper reports feedback from 349 fifth through eighth graders who participated in Say It Straight (SIS), a school-based drug abuse prevention program which combines assertiveness training with role playing and guided imagery. The feedback presented concerns students' feelings about sending and receiving messages using the following…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Assertiveness, Communication Skills, Drug Abuse
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Del Greco, Linda; And Others – Adolescence, 1986
Examined the reliability of the 30-item Modified Rathus Assertiveness Schedule (MRAS) using the test-retest method over a three-week period. The MRAS yielded correlations of .74 using the Pearson product and Spearman Brown correlation coefficient. Correlations for males yielded .77 and .72. For females correlations for both tests were .72.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Assertiveness, Correlation, Sex Differences
Waksman, Steven A.; Messmer, Cooki Landis – 1979
Providing a program for teaching assertive behavior and social skills to adolescents, this manual contains specific instructions, activities, worksheets, and homework assignments. (Assertive behavior is typically distinguished from both passive behavior and aggressive behavior and is believed to be a component of effective social and psychological…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Assertiveness, Children, Interpersonal Competence
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