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NCJ Number: 83662 Find in a Library
Title: WISER (Wait, Identify, Solutions, Evaluate, Reinforce) Way - A Cognitive-Behavioral Model for Group Social Skills Training With Juvenile Delinquents
Journal: Social Work With Groups  Volume:4  Issue:3 and 4  Dated:(Fall/Winter 1981)  Pages:37-48
Author(s): J M deLange; J A Barton; S L Lanham
Date Published: 1982
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: Washington Dept of Social and Health Services
Olympia, WA 98504
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A model of social skills training combining behavioral training with a problem-solving process, called the WISER Way, was developed and used with mixed-sex groups of incarcerated juveniles.
Abstract: Problematic interpersonal situations were developed from the institution's population and presented via videotape. Peer models, also videotaped, demonstrated the problem-solving process and an appropriate response. Empirical investigation and use in various settings is encouraged. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Interpersonal relations; Juvenile counseling; Juvenile treatment methods; Models; Socialization; Socially challenged
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