The Effect of Parent Support Programs on Interpersonal Problem Solving Skills of Preschoolers, ages 48-60 months

By Caglayan Dincer and Sabahat Işıktekiner.

Published by The International Journal of Early Childhood Learning

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Thirty children, including 11 children from experimental group 1, 11 children from experimental group 2, and 8 children from control group, who are attending day care centers and kindergartens under the Ministry of Health in the center of Ankara, and 11 children's mothers from experimental group 2 create the working group. The model with pre-test and post-test control group was used in this research and it was an experimental study. When children in experimental group 1 were trained in The Interpersonal Cognitive Problem Solving Program (ICPS) and children in experimental group 2 were trained in both The Interpersonal Cognitive Problem Solving Program and Parent Support Program, control group were not trained in either of them. In this study, Preschool Interpersonal Problem Solving Test (PIPS) which was developed by Shure was used to evaluate interpersonal problem solving skills of the children

Keywords: Interpersonal Problem Solving, ICPS, Parent Support Program

The International Journal of Early Childhood Learning, Volume 22, Issue 4, December 2015, pp.1-14. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: June 17, 2015 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 775.224KB)).

Prof. Caglayan Dincer

Faculty of Educational Sciences, Preschool Education Department, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey

Sabahat Işıktekiner

Kindergarten Director, Child Development and Education Expert, Ankara Oncology Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey