N J Gershaw

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This paper describes the procedures, materials, and evaluation of Structured Learning Therapy, one of several skill training therapies to emerge in recent years. A number of issues are considered in regard to enhanced outcomes for such therapies, particularly means for more successful transfer of newly learned skills from therapy to real-life settings, and(More)
The initial outcomes and current directions of a research and treatment program focusing upon Structured Learning Therapy (SLT) are the concerns of this paper. SLT is a psychoeducational approach used successfully in the past with psychiatric and other clients and is now designed to teach prosocial behaviors to aggressive adolescents. Evaluations of such(More)
Structured Learning Therapy, a skill training program consisting of modeling, role playing, social reinforcement, and transfer of training was used to teach 56 elderly inpatients (mean age = 65.74) the interpersonal skill of "Starting a Conversation." The effects of three levels of overlearning and the addition of concrete (monetary) reinforcement on skill(More)
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