A group social skills intervention program for survivors of childhood brain tumors.

  title={A group social skills intervention program for survivors of childhood brain tumors.},
  author={Maru Barrera and F. -J. Schulte},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  volume={34 10},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and preliminary outcomes of a social skills group intervention program for child brain tumor survivors. METHODS Participants were 32 survivors (14 females) aged 8-18 years. Medulloblastoma (28%) was the main diagnosis. The intervention consisted of eight 2-hr weekly sessions focused on social skills including friendship making and assertion. Survivors and parents completed measures of social skills, quality of life, behavior… CONTINUE READING

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