The Friendship Factor

The Friendship Factor

Helping Our Children Navigate Their Social World--and Why It Matters for Their Success and Happiness

Book - 2003
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Based on twenty-five years of research on friendship, Dr. Kenneth H. Rubin reveals the importance of children's social development to their emotional and intellectual growth--and future success. In The Friendship Factor he uses vivid case studies to differentiate normal development from potential problems and real distress, exploring how to:

Distinguish between a solitary child and a lonely child

Encourage the development of "popularity-as-likability," not "dominance"

Help an easily angered child be less aggressive

Increase a child's social ability with specific skills and strategies

Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2003, c2002
ISBN: 9780142001899
Branch Call Number: 303.32 Rub
Characteristics: x, 322 p
Additional Contributors: Thompson, Andrea


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