A psychoeducational school-based coping and social skills group for depressed students

Rita Sommers-flanagan, Tina Barrett-hakanson, Christie Clarke, John Sommers-flanagan

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Abstract

This article describes a model for school-based group designed to enhance the social and coping skills of depressed or subclinically depressed middle-school students. Primarily drawing from a cognitive-behavioral theoretical base, goals for treatment and correspondent topics, techniques, and homework assignments are detailed in a format that accommodates the school setting. Weekly themes reflect central features of coping skill and depression intervention treatments, supported by efficacy research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)170-190
Number of pages21
JournalJournal for Specialists in Group Work
Volume25
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000

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