The Effect of Social Skills Education on 60-69 Months Old Syrian Children’s Social Skills, Problem Solving and Adaptation

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Arabacıoğlu B., Bağçeli Kahraman P.

Çukurova Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, vol.49, no.2, pp.734-768, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14812/cufej.684738
  • Title of Journal : Çukurova Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.734-768
  • Keywords: Syrian Children, Social skills education, Social adaptation, Social problem solving, PRESCHOOL


The purpose of this research is to examine the effect of social skills education on social skills, social and emotional adaptations and problem-solving skills of children who emigrated from Syria. The research was designed in quasi- experimental design with a pretest-posttest group. The study group of the research consists of experiment (9 female, 9 male) and control (7 female, 9 male) group totally 34 60-69 month old preschool period children who attend a preschool in the central district of Kilis. Social Skills Evaluation Scale (at the age of 4-6), Marmara Socio-Emotional Adaptation Scale and Wally Child Social Problem-Solving Detective Game Test were used. As a result of this research it was determined that Social Skills Education Program had a positive influence on social problem solving skills, social and emotional adaptations and social skills of children who emigrated from Syria.