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Children were asked why they thought the children in the pictures had acted as they did. Coders rated the explanation given as hostile or nonhostile, with scores reflecting the percent of hostile attributions given across the vignettes. In work with maltreated 6-year-old children, Price and Glad (2003) presented ambiguous provocations with the aid of a storyboard. The child chose a laminated figure that looked most like him or her, and the interviewer portrayed the provocateur (either the mother, father, unfamiliar teacher, best friend, or unfamiliar peer).

Similar to the tri-component model, the prism middle or index level is comprised of summary indices of competence, such as relationships, group status, and social self-efficacy. , interpersonal connectedness take priority) aspects of competence. In her review, Rose-Krasnor (1997) concludes that social interaction “represents an ongoing dialectic between self- and other-oriented priorities” (p. 121). The bottom or skills level includes the specific abilities and motivations underlying competence, such as perspective taking, communication, empathy, affect regulation, and social problem solving.

Successful and disconfirmed children in the peer group: Indices of social competence within an evolutionary perspective. Human Development, 33, 238–249. Beidel, D. , Turner, S. , & Morris, T. L. (2000). Behavioral treatment of childhood social phobia. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 1072–1080. 18 CHAPTER 1 Cavell, T. A. (1990). Social adjustment, social performance, and social skills: A tri-component model of social competence. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 19, 111–122.

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