Pro-Social Skills Overview
Behavior psychology indicates that internal language is the key to self-control The Pro-social Skills Program includes a five-step system that provides language to help children control impulses and make constructive choices. initially, this language is externally impressed by parents and visual icons.
Through modeling, rehearsal, and application, this language is internalized by children and used to exercise self-control and social responsibility.
The following is a list of the five steps:
1. Stop and think
2. Good Choice/Bad Choice
3. Steps to make a good choice
4. Just do it!
5. How did I do?
In addition to the five-step sequence for addressing challenging child behaviors, the Pro-social Skills Program offers a problem-solving system that is adaptable across ages and situations.