Books & Book Chapters

3C Institute regularly publishes in journals in the fields of child psychology, developmental psychology, school psychology, social psychology, character education, and child and family studies. We also contribute to a number of trade publications aimed at mental health professionals who work with children, such as psychologists and school counselors.

Parent’s Beliefs About Children’s Emotions and Parents’ Emotion-related Conversations with Their Children

The goals of the current study were to describe parents’ emotion socialization patterns and to assess relations between parents’ emotion-related beliefs and socialization behaviors during conversations with their children.

Parent Gender Differences in Emotion Socialization Behaviors Vary by Ethnicity and Child Gender

This study examined ethnicity (African American, European American, and Lumbee American Indian) and child gender as moderators of gender differences in parents’ emotion socialization behaviors.

Enhancing Children’s Social Emotional Functioning Through Virtual Game-based Delivery of Social Skills Training

An initial evaluation of the efficacy of Zoo U, an interactive online game for elementary-age children that translates evidence-based social emotional learning strategies into tailored social problem-solving scenes in a virtual world.

Differences Between Japanese and U.S. Children’s Performance on “Zoo U”: A Game-Based Social Skills Assessment

This study tests whether and how performance on a digital game-based social skills assessment tool, "Zoo U," differed for children in the United States and Japan across six core social skills...

Our work is published in educational resources related to 3C Institute’s areas of research, including child development, peer relations, and social skills interventions. In 2014 we published our first book, Social Skills Assessment Through Games: The New Best Practice.

If you’re an educator, clinician, or parent seeking to understand the most effective practices for evaluating children’s social skills, you’ll want to learn more about the powerful potential of game-based assessment. Read more and purchase at Amazon.
 

2010-2019

1995-2009

DeRosier, M. E. (Ed.). (2014). Social Skills Assessment Through Games: The New Best Practice. Cary, NC: Interchange Press.
This book explores the advantages of using game-based platforms to assess children’s social skills, to help educators, clinicians, and parents understand various social skills assessment approaches and make informed decisions about which methods to use.


DeRosier, M. E., McMillen, J. S., & Thomas, J. M. (2011). Intelligent social tutoring system for children: Application of interactive software technology to the assessment and development of social problem solving. In A. Columbus (Ed.), Advances in Psychology Research, Vol. 72 (pp. 99-132). Hauppauge, NY: NovaScience.

DeRosier, M. E. (2008). Peer relations research. In W. Darity (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd ed., Vol. 6, pp. 202-204). Detroit: Macmillan.


DeRosier, M. E. (2008). Social Skills GRoup INtervention (S.S.GRIN) – Parent Guide (S.S.GRIN – PG): Professional Manual (3rd ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


Harrell, A. W., & DeRosier, M. E. (2008). Social Skills GRoup INtervention – Adolescents (S.S.GRIN – A): Professional Manual (3rd ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


DeRosier, M. E. (2008). Interventions, social skills. In W. Darity (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd ed., Vol. 4, pp. 119-120). Detroit: Macmillan.


DeRosier, M. E. (2007). Peer victimized and rejected children: Promoting school-based adjustment through social skills intervention. In J.E. Zins, M.J. Elias, & C.A. Maher (Eds.), Handbook of prevention and intervention in peer harassment, victimization, and bullying (pp. 257-271). New York: Haworth Press


DeRosier, M. E. (2007). Social Skills GRoup INtervention (S.S.GRIN): Professional Manual (Grades K-2) (4th ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


DeRosier, M. E. (2007). Social Skills GRoup INtervention (S.S.GRIN): Professional Manual (Grades 3-5) (4th ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


DeRosier, M. E., & Brightwood, L.H. (2007). LifeStories for Kids: Enhancing character development and social skills through storytelling: Professional Manual (Grades K-2) (4th ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development. Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


Brightwood, L. H., & DeRosier, M. E. (2007). LifeStories for Kids: Enhancing character development and social skills through storytelling: Professional Manual (Grades 3-5) (2nd ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


DeRosier, M. E. (2007). Peer-rejected and bullied children: A Safe Schools initiative for elementary school students. In J. Zins, M. Elias, & C. Maher (Eds.), Bullying, victimization, and peer harassment: A handbook of prevention and intervention (pp. 257-278). Binghamton, NY: Hawthorn.


Kupersmidt, J. B., & DeRosier, M. E. (2004). The role of peer relations in the development of negative outcomes: Explanatory processes. In K. Dodge & J. Kupersmidt (Eds.), Children’s peer relations: From development to intervention (pp. 119-138). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


DeRosier, M. E. (2002). Group interventions and exercises for enhancing children’s communication, cooperation, and confidence. Sarasota, FL: Professional Resources Press.


Parker, J. G., Ruben, K. H., Price, J. M., & DeRosier, M. E. (1995). Peer relationships, child development and adjustment: A developmental psychopathology perspective. In D. Cicchetti & D. Cohen (Eds.), Developmental psychopathology: Risk, disorder and adaptation (Vol. 2, pp. 96-161). New York: Wiley.

Our work is published in educational resources related to 3C Institute’s areas of research, including child development, peer relations, and social skills interventions. In 2014 we published our first book, Social Skills Assessment Through Games: The New Best Practice.


 

2010-2019

1995-2009

DeRosier, M. E. (Ed.). (2014). Social Skills Assessment Through Games: The New Best Practice. Cary, NC: Interchange Press.
This book explores the advantages of using game-based platforms to assess children’s social skills, to help educators, clinicians, and parents understand various social skills assessment approaches and make informed decisions about which methods to use.


DeRosier, M. E., McMillen, J. S., & Thomas, J. M. (2011). Intelligent social tutoring system for children: Application of interactive software technology to the assessment and development of social problem solving. In A. Columbus (Ed.), Advances in Psychology Research, Vol. 72 (pp. 99-132). Hauppauge, NY: NovaScience.

DeRosier, M. E. (2008). Peer relations research. In W. Darity (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd ed., Vol. 6, pp. 202-204). Detroit: Macmillan.


DeRosier, M. E. (2008). Social Skills GRoup INtervention (S.S.GRIN) – Parent Guide (S.S.GRIN – PG): Professional Manual (3rd ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


Harrell, A. W., & DeRosier, M. E. (2008). Social Skills GRoup INtervention – Adolescents (S.S.GRIN – A): Professional Manual (3rd ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


DeRosier, M. E. (2008). Interventions, social skills. In W. Darity (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd ed., Vol. 4, pp. 119-120). Detroit: Macmillan.


DeRosier, M. E. (2007). Peer victimized and rejected children: Promoting school-based adjustment through social skills intervention. In J.E. Zins, M.J. Elias, & C.A. Maher (Eds.), Handbook of prevention and intervention in peer harassment, victimization, and bullying (pp. 257-271). New York: Haworth Press


DeRosier, M. E. (2007). Social Skills GRoup INtervention (S.S.GRIN): Professional Manual (Grades K-2) (4th ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


DeRosier, M. E. (2007). Social Skills GRoup INtervention (S.S.GRIN): Professional Manual (Grades 3-5) (4th ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


DeRosier, M. E., & Brightwood, L.H. (2007). LifeStories for Kids: Enhancing character development and social skills through storytelling: Professional Manual (Grades K-2) (4th ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development. Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


Brightwood, L. H., & DeRosier, M. E. (2007). LifeStories for Kids: Enhancing character development and social skills through storytelling: Professional Manual (Grades 3-5) (2nd ed.). Cary, NC: 3-C Institute for Social Development.


DeRosier, M. E. (2007). Peer-rejected and bullied children: A Safe Schools initiative for elementary school students. In J. Zins, M. Elias, & C. Maher (Eds.), Bullying, victimization, and peer harassment: A handbook of prevention and intervention (pp. 257-278). Binghamton, NY: Hawthorn.


Kupersmidt, J. B., & DeRosier, M. E. (2004). The role of peer relations in the development of negative outcomes: Explanatory processes. In K. Dodge & J. Kupersmidt (Eds.), Children’s peer relations: From development to intervention (pp. 119-138). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


DeRosier, M. E. (2002). Group interventions and exercises for enhancing children’s communication, cooperation, and confidence. Sarasota, FL: Professional Resources Press.


Parker, J. G., Ruben, K. H., Price, J. M., & DeRosier, M. E. (1995). Peer relationships, child development and adjustment: A developmental psychopathology perspective. In D. Cicchetti & D. Cohen (Eds.), Developmental psychopathology: Risk, disorder and adaptation (Vol. 2, pp. 96-161). New York: Wiley.

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