Implementing a Primary Prevention Social Skills Intervention in Urban Preschools: Factors Associated with Quality and Fidelity.

@article{WenzGross2012ImplementingAP,
  title={Implementing a Primary Prevention Social Skills Intervention in Urban Preschools: Factors Associated with Quality and Fidelity.},
  author={Melodie Wenz-Gross and Carole Christofk Upshur},
  journal={Early education and development},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={427-450}
}
RESEARCH FINDINGS: Preschool behavior problems are of increasing concern to early childhood educators. Preventive interventions are being developed, but implementation in under-resourced child care programs is challenging. This study describes the implementation of an adapted Second Step curriculum to increase children's social skills and decrease behavior problems in preschool classrooms. Teacher training/coaching, organizational supports, and procedures for sustainability are described… CONTINUE READING

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