Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2006

Full Length Research Paper

Social Skills Intervention for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders: A Literature Review from the American Perspective

Kaili Chen1
Nanyang Walk, Early Childhood and Special Needs Education, National Institute of Education, Singapore, 637616 Tel: 65-67903301 Fax: 65-68969152
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 21 July 2006
  •  Published: 31 July 2006


The main purpose of this paper is to review literature associated with social skills training for students with behavioral difficulties in both the general and special education settings. Research findings presented in this review were based on data collected from books, research papers, and reports published from the 1970s to 2004 in the United States of America.

Key words: social skills training, emotional/behavioral disorders, interventions