Social problem solving in unsafe situations: implications for sexual abuse education programs.

@article{Grober1994SocialPS,
  title={Social problem solving in unsafe situations: implications for sexual abuse education programs.},
  author={James S. Grober and G. Anne Bogat},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={1994},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={
          399-414
        }
}
Examined the impact of two subject variables (age and gender) and two contextual factors (antagonist age and nature of the social dilemma) on children's social problem solving (SPS). Preschoolers (N = 62) were individually presented with four stories that varied the antagonist age (peer vs. adult) and social dilemma (nonsexual vs. sexual). Responses were coded for three SPS variables: number of alternative solutions, solution content, and planfulness. Younger preschoolers were less competent… CONTINUE READING
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