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 growthaand 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 qpopularity-as-likability, q not qdominanceq Help an easily angered child be less aggressive Increase a child's social ability with specific skills and strategies... took part in their game, though more often he ran around the room, either pretending to be Batman or bouncing a ball. ... to refrain from even touching the Lego pieces herself (instructions that proved rather difficult to follow for many parents!).
|Title||:||The Friendship Factor|
|Author||:||Kenneth Rubin, Andrea Thompson|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2003-04-29|